We live in a time when people have become more and more conscious with regard to turning back the clock. The great thing is we also live in a world that can supply us with the right technology to enable us to look and feel younger. Although some people would prefer topical solutions since they appear to be safer, the downside to them is the results are slow. If you have money to shell out and you fell fine with procedures then maybe any of the following listed below will be to your liking.
Neurotoxic (BTA) A is more popularly known by its abbreviation, Botox. These are known to reduce the signs of wrinkles on your skin. This does it by literally stopping nerves that are responsible for muscle movement, which sounds scary, but it really isn’t. The great thing about botox is the sessions only last about 10 minutes and results can be seen in as little as 3 sessions. You can even have botox done during your lunch time since, as said by Doctor Roy Geronemus, a New York dermatologist, “there is literally no downtime”. The results will last you about 3 months but as you continue to use botox the effects will last longer, sometimes as long as 6 months. Botox is great for wrinkles that are a result of expression lines such as frown lines or crow’s feet.
With regard to side effects, there really isn’t much to worry about especially you have your injections done by a legitimate and skilled doctor who is using FDA approved Neurotoxic (BTA) A. There have been instances where botox has caused bruising or drooping of the area injected but these side effects are temporary and will fade away.
Hyaluronic Acid Filler:
Hyaluronic Acid can be used in different ways. You can use it topically for a more temporary effect as it can last for a few hours, but currently it is also being injected since it not only reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines but it also plumps up the skin. These effects can last for 3 to 6 months. Studies have even showed that hyaluronic acid fillers can encourage collagen production in the skin. A possible side effect of these fillers is the bluish bruising you may get after getting them done. You may also experience a hint of swelling for the next 24 hours after the injection hence it is advisable to have this done during the weekend.
Fractional Non Ablative Laser:
Fractional Nonablative laser can give you results in as little as five sessions. The benefits of having this laser treatment done is it can reduce and smoothen wrinkles encourage collagen production and even work on skin pigmentation. The great thing about lasers is it can do so much in so little time and with only a few days of down time. However be prepared to experience a bit of stinging while the procedure is being done on you. It is not called a laser procedure for nothing.
Chemical peels are essentially composed of different mixtures of acids such as glycolic, malic, salicylic or tricholaretic acid. These acids have different strengths but basically what a chemical peel can do is to encourage peeling of old skin to make way for new and younger skin. This means that discoloration and fine lines are slowly peeled away as every layer of dead skin is disposed of. These are popular since they are cheaper than other procedures out in the market right now. However, depending on the strength of the chemical used, chemical peels can result in slight redness and tenderness of the skin. The downtime can range from several hours to even 10 days.
If you have no problem with invasive procedures and possibly shelling out around $6,000p-$10,000 dollars to remove under eye bags and puffiness then maybe you can consider getting an eye job. Doctor Adam Kolker, a New York based plastic surgeon has explains that this procedure entails fixing and correcting the placement of the fat under our eyes which has drooped through the years by reason of the weakening of the muscles designated to keep it up. The eye job will in effect tighten and strengthen those muscles in order that they can once again hold up the fat under the eye area. The recovery period will last about 10 days.
In this article we have discussed the possible procedure one can considering if he or she wishes to turn back the clock. It basically depends on how much money or downtime you are willing to spend or whether or not you are willing to undergo an invasive procedure. Because either way these treatments are effective and will show you results in a span of a few weeks at the very least.