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Information about Strivectin for reducing wrinkles around the eyes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am interested in knowing what you think about StriVectin? Is this something you can use for around the eye wrinkles? I am also interested in getting a Rx for Latisse.
Doctor :   Hi Dr Anvekar here
User :   Hello Dr
Doctor :   let me go through your query
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   may i know a few things about you ?
Doctor :   Can u tell me your age ?
User :   yes sure
User :   35
Doctor :   this product has mentioned that it improves the growth and tension of fibroblasts in the skinn
Doctor :   this increases production of collagen and hence makes the skin more stronger and supple
Doctor :   so it can definitely help in preventing wrinkles in skin areas
User :   does it also get rid of wrinkles already formed?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it strenthens the skin and will help to improve the skin tone
User :   wonderful, so it is safe to use around the eye? I know other products such as retinol should not be used in this area..
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   this specific product does not interfere with the function of the eye
Doctor :   so you can definitely use this
User :   are you able to write Rx's?
Doctor :   since this is a online consultation, we do not have the facility to give you a physical prescription
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
User :   my question regarding comparing retinol to strivectin---is because I have heard that retinol will actually cause more wrinkling of the skin, (around the eye). Does Strivectin do this? Or is it safe to use in the delicate eye area?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   Strivectin, does not do such things
Doctor :   Since this increases the activity of fibroblasts in that area, the skin will grow better and stronger
Doctor :   the elasticity of skin will be better
User :   Do you know of another prodect that is better than StriVectin?
User :   product
Doctor :   the alternative products include Kinerase Pro C8 Peptide, Perricone MD , etc
Doctor :   but all of them act by a similar mechanism
User :   so inyour opinion you would advise that StriVectin is effective?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   its safe, and it uses substances, that act via the bodys mechnism and its proved to be safe
User :   Ok, thankyou Dr. I appreciate your advice. Have a nice day.
Doctor :   you are welcome
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