Reducing the signs of aging or the appearance of lines and wrinkles, evening out skin pigmentation, removing pre-cancerous skin cells, and eliminating scars and small skin deformities are all achievable objectives through today's spectrum of facial skin rejuvenation treatments. These techniques focus on removing old skin, stimulating or replacing collagen and/or inserting substances to plump up and smooth out wrinkles.
This section reviews a wide variety of procedures and treatments to help individuals create the appearance of more youthful skin. Some procedures are surgical, like dermabrasion, requiring the use of anesthesia and recovery times. Others, like most injections, are simple office treatments that require no down time.
Patients need to talk with their physicians to fully understand the best uses, advantages, disadvantages and risks for each treatment and to determine which technique is best suited to their particular needs.
Treatments described in this section include:
- Chemical Peels
- Injections and Fillers
- Laser Resurfacing