Aging changes many things in our body most especially with our facial features. Through the years, there will be significant appearance of fine lines, sagging skin, wrinkles and more. There are endless way to counter the signs of aging and invasive skin procedures are now being considered in order to address these type of issues. Here are the top 3 skin treatments that are popular today:
Face Lift: A cosmetic surgery that goes beyond the effect of Botox. Face lift procedure tightens the loose skin and jowls, and lessens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Face lift can be done in number of regions on the face starting from the forehead down to the neck. Common type of face lift include deep plane lift, endoscopic face lift, mid-face lift and thread lift.
Facial Implants: An invasive skin procedure that is designed to reconstruct and rejuvenate the facial contours. It comes with a wide range of choices from size and style in order to restore the contour and proportion of the face. Facial implants may be beneficial for people who lacks facial contour, small chin or weak jaw. Once in place, the implants will create a natural and strong features.
Laser Liposuction: A more enhanced type of liposuction that liquefies fat using a laser before sucking it out. And at the same time, the laser will cause immediate collagen contraction that will lead to skin tightening. It will eliminate or reduce the post-treatment effect wherein the skin will sag, especially if huge amount of fat is removed from the body. This procedure is less traumatic than the regular type of liposuction and the recovery period is much smoother and shorter.
If you want to avoid going under the knife, there are many alternatives available that you can choose from. Here are the top 3 popular alternatives you can consider:
Botox, Dysport or Xeomin: The most popular beauty treatment is by having facial injections of highly purified botulinum toxin also known as Botox. The injected doses of the said toxin will relax the facial muscles that cause the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Discover other alternative to botox which can improve skin firmness.
Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels: These two procedures are intended for improving the skin’s texture and tone by removing dead skin cells. Microdermabrasion encourages new cell growth by buffing and smoothing the skin using tiny crystals, while chemical peel uses acid solution in removing the dead skin cells.
Laser Skin Resurfacing: Also known as Fractional Resurfacing, this treatment uses a laser technology in order to improve the texture of the skin and reduce the appearance of acne scars and wrinkles. The laser will work by increasing the collagen production of the skin resulting in a firmer skin and youthful appearance.
Some signs of aging may require invasive surgical methods while others don’t. But before undergoing any kind of skin procedure, whether invasive or non-invasive, it is best to consult with your dermatologist in order to discuss what kind of procedure is best for your beauty fix.