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Revitalize Your Skin: A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Anti-Aging Skin Treatments

Keeping your skin looking young and healthy involves more than a good skincare routine. Age spots, crow’s feet, wrinkles and dry skin can all be reduced by non surgical anti ageing treatments.

Laser skin resurfacing targets uneven pigmentation and sun damage. This treatment reduces fine lines and wrinkles, improves skin texture and promotes collagen production.

1. Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers are soft, gel-like substances that a medical professional injects into your face to smooth lines and make your skin fuller. They usually contain hyaluronic acid, which is found naturally in your skin and joints. Several kinds of dermal fillers are available, including Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, Radiesse, and Sculptra.

They can help minimize the appearance of dynamic wrinkles (those that become visible when you make certain facial expressions) and rehydrate your skin. They can also help you avoid more invasive procedures such as a facelift or brow lift.

The procedure typically takes about 30 minutes, and results appear instantly. Some people experience bruising and swelling, but these effects should fade within a week. If you experience serious side effects after a dermal filler treatment, contact your doctor or the company that injected the filler.

2. Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is an excellent treatment for sun damage, fine lines, and wrinkles. It also helps reduce acne scars and tightens pores, improving skin tone.

The treatment uses a specialist laser that removes damaged skin layer by layer. The fresh new skin beneath is healthy and younger-looking. The heat from the laser stimulates collagen production, which tightens the skin and improves its elasticity.

Before the procedure, the practitioner numbs your skin with anaesthetic creams or injections. You may also be given a sedative if you are having extensive resurfacing done to your whole face. After the treatment, you’ll need to keep the area covered with nonstick dressings and use ointments or moisturizing creams to prevent any scabs from forming. The treated areas will also be more sensitive to the sun, so you should protect it with wide-brimmed hats and sunscreen.

3. Profhilo

The first of its kind, Profhilo is a revolutionary ‘beneath the skin’ hyaluronic acid treatment. It is designed to re-boot your body’s natural ability to refresh, renew and rejuvenate the skin, creating an overall balanced aesthetic result.

Its gel-like consistency means that it is injected under the skin and doesn’t create lumps like other fillers, and its thermally bonded structure means that your body can break it down naturally. It also has a unique ‘slow release’ which means that it stimulates the cells and boosts the production of collagen and elastin, effectively remodelling and tightening the skin.

Profhilo can be injected to the entire face and we often combine it with other fillers or laser treatments for optimal results. The treatment lasts a month before it is naturally broken down and we recommend having repeat treatments every six months to maintain the result.

4. Ultherapy

Ultherapy is one of the leading nonsurgical facelift alternatives, and it has been proven to be a very effective treatment. It stimulates your body’s natural production of collagen and results in skin tightening without any surgery.

During the procedure, an ultrasound device sends focused energy to your skin. It penetrates the deeper layers of your skin and creates thermal coagulation points in your collagen. The ultrasound device can also visualize your tissues to locate the exact area that needs the most help.

This treatment is perfect for people with mild to moderate skin laxity. This can include a lowered eyebrow line, loose neck skin, and early signs of jowls along the jawline. Ultherapy is also safe for all skin types and skin tones. However, you must moisturize your skin and wear sunscreen to prolong the results of this treatment.

5. Quick Lift

Quick Lift is a minimally invasive facelift procedure that tightens skin and improves jowls and a sagging jawline. It is designed for men and women who want to delay the aging process by reversing some of the effects of time on their faces.

It works by firing laser light into your skin. This stimulates your body to create more collagen and reduces fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, and discolouration.

While it is less invasive than a traditional facelift, the procedure should be performed by an experienced cosmetic surgeon like Dr Basil Pakeman. He will assess your facial goals and determine whether a QuickLift is the best solution for you. Other procedures that can be combined with a QuickLift include a brow lift to correct a sagging brow, an eyelid lift to rejuvenate aging eyes, and a chemical peel to smooth sun-damaged skin.

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