What is Facial Skin Rejuvenation?
Facial skin rejuvenation is an attempt to reverse or slow down the effects of natural ageing on the facial skin. Although the effects of aging like lines, wrinkles, age spots, broken blood vessels, dull skin texture and color, and slackness in skin, cannot be completely reversed, yet these can be partially reversed by myriad of procedures available today.
Are Anti-ageing creams available in the market useful?
Anti aging creams can be used to treat milder symptoms of aging and they can improve mild lines and wrinkles. Many of them contain sun protection elements, hence provide protection from the harmful effects of sunrays.
What are chemical peels and how are they useful in facial skin rejuvenation?
Chemical peels are useful for treatment of wrinkles, slackness of skin as well as for dull skin texture and mild acne scars. In this a Chemical is applied on to the skin in a controlled manner to remove the outer layers of aged skin.
Is sun protection necessary after the peel?
Sun screens are advisable after the procedure .
What are the injection treatments available now a days for facial skin rejuvenation?
BOTOX and Fillers are most commonly used procedure today. In Botox, an injection of very tiny amounts of of a purified protein is injected. To treat and improve lines, wrinkles and furrows associated with facial expression. The duration of this improvement varies from 3-4 months.
What is Dermabrasion and can Chicken pox and Acne Scars be treated thorough this technique?
Dermabrasion use tiny particles that passed through the skin, gently exfoliate the aging skin and stimulate new cell growth. Because of the nature of this technique, patients with mild acne scars or chicken pox scars are best treated via this technique.
Can laser be also used for facial skin rejuvenation?
Lasers and Intense pulse light systems are used for variety of conditions.
Lasers use one wavelengh of light while intense pulse light( IPLs) uses a broad spectrum of wavelengths. Various types of lasers are useful. e.g. Erbium laser for fine lines, Erbium laser for hyperpigmentation of skin, Nd: Yag laser for moderate wrinkles, similarly Acne scars can be treated by IPLs or diode laser.