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3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

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Roswell, GA 30076

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Are You Guilty of These Wrinkle Causing Habits?

No matter how hard we try, we simply can’t avoid the natural aging process. While there are several parts of our bodies that wear out over time, people tend to notice and feel concerned about the effects of aging on their skin the most. As we get older, the skin loses its elasticity. It also becomes thinner, drier and less able to protect itself against damage. When we combine this natural aging process with certain daily habits, it is understandable why certain people experience wrinkles sooner or more severely than others.

The formation of wrinkles can be exaggerated and accelerated by certain factors, including sun exposure, facial expressions, some medications, smoking, genetics and other environmental influences. Beyond genetics, it is safe to say that you may have more control over your wrinkles than you think.

Which of these wrinkle-causing habits are you doing on a daily basis?

  • Sedentary Lifestyle: New research reports that exercising for just 30 minutes twice a week can not only can help you retain youthful skin longer, but it may also reverse some skin aging effects that have already occurred.
  • Consuming Too Much Sugar and Alcohol: These are substances that are culprits to damaged skin. Alcohol also has the tendency to dry out the skin and enhance the effects of aging on the skin.
  • Not Using Sunscreen Year-Round: You may be smart to use sunscreen during the hot summer months. But did you know that the UV rays through your car window can slowly damage the skin on your face and neck over time? Wear sunscreen daily, even when you will only be in the car driving.
  • Smoking Cigarettes: Mayo clinic explains the effects of smoking on the skin, “The nicotine in cigarettes causes narrowing of the blood vessels in the outermost layers of your skin. This impairs blood flow to your skin. With less blood flow, your skin doesn’t get as much oxygen and important nutrients. As a result, skin begins to sag and wrinkle prematurely.”
  • Repetitive Facial Expressions: We will never tell you to stop smiling. However, do you use a straw on a daily basis or squint because you don’t have sunglasses on? These involve facial movements that can create wrinkles (such as around the mouth and crow’s feet).
  • Side Sleeping: Do you find yourself sleeping on the same side night after night? The constant pressure of one side of your face into the pillow can contribute to the onset and severity of facial wrinkles.
  • Skipping Your Moisturizer: Your skin needs hydration in order to be healthy and supple. This is especially true during the aging process when your body’s natural skin moisturizers are diminishing. Try not to over-wash your facial skin and don’t forget to add a moisturizer to your regime.

Already noticing the onset of wrinkles? First and foremost, try to avoid the above-mentioned habits. To address the wrinkles and lines that have already formed, there are countless products that claim to reverse the signs of aging. Some of the most effective treatments, however, can be found at your dermatology office.

At Olanksy Dermatology in Atlanta, we offer a full menu of non-surgical treatments in facial rejuvenation, ranging from fillers and facials to chemical peels and microdermabrasion. The earlier you seek treatment for your wrinkles, the more effective your results can be. Call today to learn more!

Posted on behalf of Dr. Jodi E. Ganz, Olansky Dermatology Associates
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Olansky Dermatology Associates – Atlanta Dermatologist
3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (404) 355-5484
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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

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Olansky Dermatology Associates

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Based on 229 reviews

Jenny S.

The doctors and PA’s are great and very knowledgeable. I never have to wait to long and the office staff is always very nice. I also take my son there and they are great with him as well. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology.

Kristen R.

Olansky Dermatology is wonderful! Our whole family goes. My daughter has had terrible eczema through the years and both my kids had mollescum too. They always make things better and spend time explaining whats wrong and how to fix it.

Mike D.

I recently had a couple appointments at Olanksy Dermatology and was seen by Julia Lee. Julie was excellent and quickly took care of the issue I was having with my skin. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology and especially Julia Lee to anyone in need of a dermatologist.

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My husband is a patient of PA Sharon Doering I appreciate all she did for my spouse. She’s very down to earth & made him feel comfortable. Sharon communicated in a way that he can understand.
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Lisa H.

I see the physician assistant Sharon Doering and she has drastically improved my skin! I highly recommend this practice and their brilliant thourough doctors. I finally have glowing skin!

Betty G.

I have had excellent experience at Olansky Dermatology. Dr Burger is meticulous and thorough and has a most pleasant and calm manner. I have every confidence in her and this office.

Cheyenne G.

Very kind and understanding people. Dr. Bellamy and her nurse took the time to listen to all my concerns and never made me feel rushed.

Kishan P.

I was actually running a bit late, but they were very friendly and knowledgeable about what was going on with my skin. And also very timely.I will definitely stick with them!

Khol S.

Very professional and pleasant staff. When I arrived at my appointment this afternoon I was informed that my doctor called out sick and they tried calling to let me know but I just recently changed my number so they were unable to reach me. The receptionist was so sweet and helpful. Instead of leaving and making a new appointment they fit me in without an issue and without any waiting.

Susan H.

Dr. Ilyas was highly recommended to me so I decided to change dermatologists. I am so glad as I am pleased with his expertise and his highly professional manner. I am also delighted with Emily Raville, Aesthetician. She does a wonderful job and I am recommending her to my friends as well. I am completely satisfied – can’t get any better than that!

Lindsay S.

I have been going to Olansky Dematology for many years now, whether for a specific problem, or just for a really great deep facial, and I wouldn’t consider going anywhere else. Every single staff member is knowledgeable and professional. The customer service I receive every visit leaves a positive and lasting impression. I always feel comfortable and at ease while I am there. Great staff!

Janet R.

I seem to live at this place! Whether it’s for an appointment with a doctor or for an aesthetic treatment, I am there frequently. I cannot say enough good things. Efficient, friendly, the best doctors, and a new aesthetic center with the latest in procedures and products to keep us looking almost as young as we feel. It’s always fun to see Emily and she knows just what to recommend.