Make sure you have your doctor's approval. The best treatment is a cream called Retin-A, the trade name for retinoic acid, which is available only by prescription. The vitamin A derivative, first used as an acne treatment, was later discovered to be an effective remover of smaller wrinkles.

Be skeptical

Other wrinkle fighting tactics have minor benefits, dermatologists say. But if you're concerned about aging and your face, they may be worth considering. Such techniques include sleeping on your back and trying to keep a relaxed facial expression.