Crow’s Feet Specialist

David Paikal, MD

Ophthalmologist located in Encino, CA

For man men and women, crow’s-feet are the first wrinkles to develop, and they usually only grow deeper over time. Some treatments can help, and the process begins with a visit to ophthalmologist David Paikal, MD, in Encino, California. Dr. Paikal uses the TempSure™ Envi treatment platform to lessen the appearance of crow’s-feet and other types of wrinkles. Schedule a consultation by calling the office or requesting an appointment online to learn more about how this innovative, nonsurgical treatment can help you move closer to your ideal aesthetic.

Crow’s Feet Q & A

What are crow’s-feet?

Crow’s-feet are the wrinkles that develop at the corners of your eyes. They are one of the earliest signs of aging, and many men and women are not happy to notice them in the mirror. 

There are two types of wrinkles: static and dynamic. Static wrinkles are visible even when your face is at rest. Dynamic wrinkles are visible when your face is experiencing muscle contraction. 

Crow’s-feet usually begin as dynamic wrinkles. You may not even notice them unless you happen to be looking in a mirror as you smile, laugh, or squint. As they deepen, your crow’s-feet will eventually become static wrinkles and will be visible at all times, even while you sleep. 

Is there any way to prevent crow’s-feet?

Crow’s-feet develop when the tiny muscles around your eyes contract. Every time you make a facial expression, those muscles go through a range of motion. Depending on the shape of your face, you may be more or less susceptible to crow’s-feet. 

Everyone’s skin develops wrinkles eventually, but there are steps you can take to slow that progression and lessen the severity of wrinkling. Some habits to embrace include:

  • Choosing a healthy and varied diet
  • Getting plenty of hydration
  • Wearing a high-quality sunscreen daily
  • Wearing sunglasses with UV protection
  • Reducing your exposure to environmental toxins
  • Refraining from smoking
  • Wearing a hat while in the sun

There are also some excellent eye creams on the market that can protect and hydrate the delicate skin around your eyes.  

What can be done to lessen the appearance of crow’s-feet?

Once you begin to notice crow’s-feet developing, you should consider taking steps to prevent those wrinkles from deepening. One great option is TempSure Envi, a treatment platform that uses radiofrequency energy to stimulate new collagen production. 

Treatments take just moments and require no anesthesia. There’s no need for planning, and no recovery time required. The process is not painful, nor does it compromise the health of your skin or eyes. 

During your session, Dr. Paikal guides the treatment handpiece over the skin around your eyes. You may feel a warming sensation as the system directs energy into the deeper layers of your skin. Treatments also deliver an immediate skin constriction effect so that you may notice results right away. 

Your true results will take several months to develop. Your body responds to TempSure Envi treatments by creating new collagen, which plumps and smooths the skin around your eyes. You also have the option of treating forehead lines, wrinkles, or sagging skin during the same session. When you’re ready to learn more, schedule your visit online or by phone.