Although your skin is a highly durable and remarkable part of your body, it can become worn out. No one is except from the effects of aging, but there are several factors that can influence how and to what degree your skin ages. Some of these factors include genes, sun exposure, lifestyle habits, and the environment.
As you age, the skin will begin to lose its elasticity, causing it to drop or sag in certain areas. Wrinkles will form and become more prominent. Sagging skin can lead to a change in body shape or appearance. While everyone must age, not everyone wants to give the appearance of aging. To help restore some of the skin’s natural luster, tightness, and volume, our practice offers several treatments.
While products such as Botox and dermal fillers can help improve the tissue underneath the skin surface and thus improve your skin’s appearance, there are various skin treatments that help remove aging skin and truly restore natural, younger-looking skin. Depending on your condition and your desired goals, our team will help you know which treatment is right for you.
Chemical peels can be helpful for wrinkles, light acne scarring, and irregular pigmentation such as freckles and age spots. Pre-cancerous conditions such as keratoses (thick, rough, reddish growths) also respond well to this procedure.
There are several types of chemical peels:
- Light peels to remove superficial wrinkles
- Medium peels
- Deep peels for more severe conditions
After thoroughly cleansing the skin, a small applicator is used to apply the chemical solution to an area of the face. Excess solution is removed and the procedure is repeated on other areas.
The amount of improvement varies and depends upon the initial condition of the patient’s skin. Significant improvement of damaged skin can sometimes be achieved, which can produce dramatic results.
To help you learn more about our various skin treatment options, we welcome you to schedule your cosmetic consult today. We are here to help you look and feel younger!