In this guide to nonsurgical skin rejuvenation procedures, you will learn about the issues that affect the skin and what you can do to help conquer them. You’ll get an understanding of invasive vs. non-invasive procedures. You’ll learn tips for your consultation and what questions you’ll want to ask.
Look at a breakdown of what happens during surgery and after the procedure during your recovery time. You’ll also receive a glossary of the most important skin surgery terms so that you can make clearer decisions about your skin rejuvenation treatment options.
Your skin is your largest organ and needs to be taken care of with the highest quality in care. This valuable, protective organ is responsible for blocking out harmful UV rays and toxins from reaching your body. It also helps you sense when things are cold or hot to the touch. Your skin is vitally important to your survival. Your skin is naturally replenishing itself but as time passes this shedding process can lead to clogged pores or problems with the oils found on the skin.
As you age, problems with the skin including cellulite, eczema, issues with spider veins and loose skin can all pose a problem for your confidence and for the look you want to portray for the world. A skin surgery can help you restructure the skin, reveal new beautiful skin and handle problem areas with ease.
Because your skin is on the outer part of your body, it’s a common area addressed with plastic surgery. Our team of experts can help resolve all that is bothering you about your aging skin. From topical treatments to non-invasive means of renewing the skin, there are several techniques available to you.
There are several reasons you may choose to improve the look and feel of your skin, these include:
We’re so glad you asked. The first step you’ll want to take to answer your questions about skin surgery can be handled by scheduling a consolation with your surgeon. You’ll be able to give them a list of your wishes, talk to them about what is bothering you and share your medical history.
Your surgeon will take measurements and look at your problem areas so they can better discuss the perfect treatment for your needs. There’s no need to feel nervous about a consultation. The entire process is here so that you can become educated and more confident about choosing a surgery that’s right for you.
Skin surgery may be a new topic for you. Here, we have compiled a list of glossary terms that can help you learn about and define everything you need to know about skin surgery.
As individuals age, the ability of the body to absorb B12 will diminish. This can leave individuals being forgetful or continually tired. This vitamin is found in foods like meats, dairy products and eggs among others. From here, it will play a vital role in the production of red blood cells so the brain can function correctly.
Dermal Filler injectables can be added to parts of the face that wear scarring or a lack of elastin and collagen are present. The injectables work to plump up the areas and essentially fill in the gaps of areas on the face that have recessed or sunken over the years due do gravity, heredity or the natural wear and tear of the environment.
This process can be used on the face, neck, arms, abdomen, hands, back and legs. The way the process works is Dr. Z’s clinic draws a small amount of blood. This is then separated by use of a centrifuge. In the test tube will be the red blood cells, white blood cells and the plasma that is a light yellowish color. This portion is used in the procedure.
Hair restoration is a surgical procedure that removes hair follicles from a healthy part of the body, the donor site, and moves it to a thinning or bald area, the recipient site. Hair grows in groups of one to three follicles so it can be transplanted in various tiny steps. They can be arranged close together for a great natural appearance.
Your hands are one of the first areas of the body which show signs of aging. It’s amazing all the vital functions that they perform at work and at home. As you get older, your hands lose volume and elasticity resulting in wrinkles, veins, and age spots revealing our true chronological age. Sun exposure can cause pigmentation and wrinkling issues.
Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable procedure that can reduce your submental fullness and take care of your double chin by destroying fat cells under the chin to enhance your physical profile. Kybella is applied directly to the neck region to dissolve excess fat. This, in turn, provides for a more sculpted neck shape.
Lip fillers are made of hyaluronic acid (HA), a substance naturally found in your body that increases volume, adds shape to the tissues, and enhances the definition of the natural shape of your lips. The most common fillers for lip augmentation are Juvederm Ultra XC, Juvederm Volbella XC, and Restylane, which are all injected the same way and give you similar results.
It is estimated that about 70 percent of American adults are overweight or obese, putting them at risk for a number of health issues such as cancer, heart disease, kidney disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. We help our patients take a big step in weight loss and make a lifestyle change.
The field of skin surgery has been advancing at a very rapid rate in recent years. There are now many choices you have for handling the many types of skin situations that exist. Before surgery, your doctor will give you a list of instructions to follow. If you’re having an in-depth procedure, it may include abstaining from smoking or aspirin use. For non-invasive procedures, it may be as simple as not using lotion or wearing makeup.
When your appointment or surgery day arrives, you’ll be put at ease by your surgeon who will be well-versed in your procedure and your care. You’ll then undergo your surgery using the tools and procedure told to you by your doctor. For most skin procedures, you won’t even need to be put to sleep. You’ll be able to ask any questions after surgery and be able to go home the very same day, usually within just a few hours of the procedure.
You’re making a great choice! Any steps you can take now to reverse the signs of aging on your skin will have life-long benefits for anti-aging. To schedule a consultation, call our office and we will work with your schedule to ensure you get all the information you need to make a decision about your procedure.
If you’re having a non-invasive procedure, you’ll notice the results immediately and be able to get right back on schedule. You may be sent home with a special lotion, instructions for proper care and a schedule for maintenance visits. You’ll definitely want to make sure to wear sunscreen every day for at least one year after your procedure.
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