- June 14, 2018
- Posted by: krtadmin
- Category: Skin Specialist
Mirror, Mirror, Say It Ain’t So
At some point, it’s hard to ignore the vivid signs of aging you see in the little wrinkles around your eyes or lips, age spots. maybe some sagging skin. There used to be few options to getting back the clock without going under the knife. But today, you can soften the effects of time on your face with many nonsurgical cosmetic procedures
If forehead creases are bringing you down. injections of botulinum toxin (Botox) can provide a temporary fix. They’re made with a purified version of the toxin from botulinum bacteria. In tiny doses. this toxin relaxes the clenched facial muscles that cause crow’s feet. frown lines. and the like The shots take only a few minutes and cause little pain.
These treatments usually take 3 to 7 days before you start to see results You’ll notice smoother skin where you got the shots. As the muscles slowly are able to contract again. lines and wrinkles reappear. To keep them away. you’ll need injections every 3 to 6 months at first, and less often after that.
This treatment “relaxes the muscles that cause crow’s feet frown lines and forehead lines.” Dr. Varsha Rangan says” Preventing movement may prevent future lines.”
Chemical Peel Basics
Chemical peels use an acid solution to remove old dead cells from. outer layers of skin. The solution often has a mix of glycolic acid, phenol or trichloroacetic acid (TCA). It Can be about 15 minutes to apply and you might feel some stinging and irritation. Over the next few days, your skin’s upper layers will peel, revealing newer, smoother-looking skin.
A series of peels can reduce age spots. fine lines. acne scars and wrinkles caused by sun damage or aging mild treatments have more subtle results. You can have one every few weeks until you get the results you want. Deeper peels cause swelling and crusting at first. but have more dramatic results in the end. You can get moderate to deep peels again in 6 to 12 months.
Consult your Dermatologist suggest Dr. Varsha Rangari decide which peel would work best for you. Peel section is prime for best results.
You may have heard of dermabrasion a procedure that sands away the top layer of skin. It can treat severe sun damage. but it causes bleeding and needs a week of recovery time. Microdermabrasion is a nonsurgical option. Often called a “power peel,” it blasts the skin with tiny crystals that exfoliate the outer layer. This can reduce fine lines, brown spots and mild acne scars – usually with little recovery time.
As Microdermabrasion exfoliates. It sucks the powdery dead skin cells from your face. Right after the new skin looks pink and feels tight like a sunburn. It usually gets better in about 24 hours. Leaving subtle improvements in tone and textures. It can take up to 10 sessions, a few weeks apart, before you can clearly see the differences.
Cosmetic Filler Basics
Cosmetic fillers are substances that smooth wrinkles and folds by bulking up the tissue underneath. Doctors inject them directly into problem areas. Collagen is the oldest and best-known cosmetic filler. Newer options include hyaluronic acid, calcium hydroxyfapatite, poly-L-lactic acid, polymethylmethacrylate beads (PMMA) and ordinary fat that comes from your own thigh or belly.
The effects of collagen injections vary. but you may need more every 3 to 6 months. Changes also vary if you inject a wrinkle with fat cells — they can be long-lasting or fade in 4 to 6 months. Results from PMMA are often permanent.
Cosmetic Filler for Dark Circles
Fillers can also mask tired-looking “bags” and dark circles under the eyes by filling in the hollow area around the eye socket. This strategy fights shadows. puffiness, and a sunken look to your eyes.
Cosmetic Filler for Lips
Many of the same cosmetic fillers doctors use to treat wrinkles and dark circles can also plump your lips. Collagen and hyaluronic acid injections lastfor a little while. You can get long-lasting results with injections of fat cells into the lips.
Making the Decision
Nonsurgical cosmetic procedures are not without risks. You might have allergic reaction to anesthetics on your skin or injectable fillers. Chemical peels microdermabrasion and can cause scaming or make your skin lose color But they’re often less risky than cosmetic surgery. Talk to your dermatologist about what to consider before you schedule a procedure recommends Dr. Varsha Rangari at Earth & Ether Clinic Pune.