Skin ageing is complex biological process which is affected by many internal & external factors. The internal factors include genetics, hormone and metabolic processes and external factors involved are chronic light exposure, pollution, ionizing radiation, chemicals and toxins. All these things combine leading to mottled skin pigmentation, deep wrinkles, laxity, dullness and roughness.
Anti- ageing deals with retaining a youthful appearance to improve quality of life. A youthful appearance resulting from anti- ageing treatments imparts greater physical attractiveness that can have greater psychosocial benefits including personal image, health and even longevity of life.
Different procedures are combined in customized manner to achieve the desired effect.
The following are some of the popular modalities in treating an aging face :
Fillers / soft tissue augmentation
Most commonly used fillers contain hyaluronic acid, which is essentially a natural substance, found in Dermis (our second layer of skin). It is gradually depleted with age, which when replenished via these fillers, augments the lax skin and thus enhances the facial features
Following are some of the indications of fillers on face:
Advantages of fillers are:
Botulinum toxin is very safe and effective treatment for treating fine lines and wrinkles. Its cheap and cost effective procedures, the results are achieved as early as 3 days post treatment
A proper discussion with your doctor about most bothering facial features, modality of treatment available and expected results helps in formulating customized treatment plan & restores youthful appearance at affordable cost.
Chemical peeling & microneedle rf are described under separate subsections under "Cosmetology".