Anti Aging Treatments

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What is the treatment ?

As we age, our skin starts showing the visible changes that are brought by certain external and internal factors. The expert dermatologist at Aakrithi Skin & Hair Clinic offers various FDA approved anti-aging treatments that help to minimize and delay the signs of aging.

Botox

Botox is one of the most effective and safe non-surgical treatments that are available to reduce wrinkles in a pain-free manner. The treatment includes diluted injections of Botulinum Toxin that is used to relax the muscle activity which results in the reduction of wrinkles. Botox injections are mainly given on the areas like eye areas, crows feet, forehead (frown lines), and corners of the mouth. Besides that, it is also used for improving aging of neck, square faces and chin. With the help of Botox, the neck can be tightened, eyebrow shape can be changed and the jawline can be softened to get the oval appearance back.

Once injected, the nerve signals get blocked by Botox which helps in regulating the movement of muscle, thereby, making the treated area relaxed and giving a younger look. The procedure is mainly pain-free and tolerable but a topical numbing cream is used to make the patient feel no adverse sensation and get less discomfort. Botox usually takes a couple of minutes without any downtime or side effects. The effect of Botox injections lasts from 3-4 months.

Dermal Fillers

With the increasing age, the shape of the face changes to a square face due to loss of volume. With the help of Derma Fillers, the symmetry and contouring of the face can be improved by adding fillers to specific magic points on the face. Dermal Fillers are gel-like substances that contain hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body, which helps in adding volume to the surface of the skin, smoothing out folds and fine lines. These fillers are completely safe for use as the products are FDA approved. Dermal Fillers are injected under the skin to smooth out facial creases, restore facial volume and enhance the lips. They are mainly used on the areas like nose, lips, chin, cheekbones, and enhancement of overall facial contouring.

As we age, the Hyaluronic Acid tends to decrease in our body and as a result, our lips start losing volume and appear to be thinner. Lip Fillers are used to enhancing the shape of lips and providing plumper and natural appearance. With Dermal Fillers, very natural looking results can be achieved for the face as Hyaluronic Acid attracts and holds water which improves skin quality and facial volume. Dermal Fillers help to reduce the signs of aging and provides contour to the face.

Thread Lift

Thread Lift is a type of facelift that is performed to give radiant and youthful skin. In this procedure, a bio-absorbable cone thread is used to tighten and rejuvenate the sagging skin on cheeks and the neck along with tightening of jaws by placing it under the skin surface, resulting in a more balanced and youthful look. A tiny notch is made behind the hairline or ear and then the threads are used along pre-marked contours. The non-surgical procedure is performed under local anesthesia and is proven to be effective for reducing wrinkles and creating a firm skin with more contoured facial appearance.

A thread lift is a type of age lift treatment that is performed to tighten the sagging skin in the jawline, eyebrows, and cheek by threading a web into the skin under the soft tissues. Thread lift enhances the skin immune system, reduces wrinkles and helps in the formation of collagen and elastin.

There is no downtime and scarring and the results of thread lift differ from person to person, but the results surely give a very natural looking and refreshed look.

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is another effective way of facial skin rejuvenation treatment which is used for reducing wrinkles, blemishes, age spots and acne scars along with tightening and balancing of the skin. Wrinkles and loose skin treatment can be improved by using laser skin resurfacing which gives smooth skin by reducing signs of aging. In this method, the laser beam is used to stimulate the production of collagen by penetrating them deep into the layers of tissue without harming the top layer of the skin. Laser skin resurfacing is an FDA approved treatment for reducing fine lines and wrinkles and sagging skin.

Laser skin resurfacing is found to have impressive results with no side effects and zero downtime. The overall appearance and quality of skin can be safely improved with this laser treatment. Laser skin resurfacing promotes production and absorption of new collagens in the treated area which results in giving a smoother and improved skin texture.

FAQ's

What is the cause of skin aging?

Just like other parts of body wear and tear with the age, the elasticity and strength of skin also get affected. The aging process is clearly visible on the skin in the form of spots, wrinkles, dryness, lines, and dullness. The skin starts sagging as the pores get open up and patch also develop. The main reason for aging of the skin is due to the skin cells losing its functioning and structure along with slower metabolism.

What is the downtime for Botox?

Botox usually requires no downtime and its effects last from 3-4 months.

What are the side effects of anti-aging treatments?

The anti-aging treatments are completely safe and risk-free. However, some superficial after-effects may appear for a short time which includes dryness, temporary bumps, and redness which goes away with time.

Are anti-aging creams really effective?

Various types of anti-aging creams are available in the market that promises to get younger and firm skin. However, one should use any cream only after consulting a dermatologist to verify if the product is suitable to be used. The doctor may recommend you topical anti-aging agents like botanicals, hyaluronic acid or retinoid, etc. as per the requirement of your skin condition.

Tips

  • 1.Do not consume blood thinning medications for a period of 2 weeks before going for anti-aging treatments.
  • 2.Results of Dermal Filler and Botox may take from 4 to 7 days to get visible. Hence, it is better to schedule your procedure at least 2 weeks before a special event that you may be attending.
  • 3.Do not take hot water shower but only use a towel to pat dry your face. Do not rub it on your face.
  • 4.Do not get any facial or microdermabrasion treatments done for at least 10-12 days after Dermal Filler or Botox procedure.
  • 5.The procedure of Thread Lift is performed under local anesthesia so there is no need to fast. However, to avoid the chances of patient feeling nauseous, a light breakfast is recommended.
  • 6.Do not touch, massage or move the treated area for 3 hours after the treatment.
  • 7.Avoid performing any straining activity or vigorous exercise for at least 6 hours after the procedure.
  • 8.Avoid going into direct sunlight for 72 hours post-treatment. No direct exposure to sunlight for at least 1-2 months to avoid any dark spots.
  • 9.In case any swelling occurs, apply a cool compress for 15 minutes every hour. Keep your head slightly elevated to reduce swelling.
  • 10.Avoid any dental procedure including cleaning for 2 weeks post-Dermal Filler.
  • 11.Clean your face with a mild cleanser after 12 hours post Laser Skin Resurfacing treatment.
  • 12.Avoid using makeup products for at least 5 days after the treatment.

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