By Dr. Priyanka Ghatge, Cosmetic Physician
Everyone wants to stop the time and loves the feeling of young skin. Although doctors have not found a way to stop time, one can slow the time of aging skin with anti-ageing treatments. No anti-ageing product is a magic jar, but the use of the right product for the skin is essential. Signs of aging are caused by the breakdown of cells and extracellular components in the skin. Anti-aging treatment is a way to intervene in the process by using collagen and elastin in the skin layer.
Signs of Aging:
Some of the most common signs of aging are:
- Loss of firmness in the skin
- Patchy skin
- Dryness and peeling of skin
- Open Pores
- Pimple and acne
- Dull skin
- Sagging and appearing of fine lines near the eyes and mouth
- Showing more veins in the skin
Positive Effects of Anti-aging Treatments:
Aging skin is a sign of loss of confidence in some people. To regain social confidence, it is essential that a person take a step towards anti-aging treatments that suit his/her skin. Erasing the fine lines from the face will give a person confidence again.
Studies have shown that a person who has a better appearance is more successful and creates a positive impression on others. With anti-aging treatments, one can radiate from the inside. He/she can create an impact on other people.
Getting anti-aging treatments creates an effect on an individual as a person. If a person is looking healthy and young, he/she must keep healthy lifestyle to maintain the look of the skin.
Some of the most common and effective treatments for anti-aging are:
Botox: Botox injections are nothing but the diluted form of toxins which are injected into the skin area of the person to slow down the muscle contractions, and it slows down the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is administered mostly around eyes and forehead, where the appearance of wrinkles is seen mostly.
Fillers: Filler injections are collagen added to the skin of the patient which increases the skin elasticity. In young age, collagen is produced naturally, which makes the skin plump. But with aging skin, collagen production slows down. Filler injections help the skin to robust the skin’s firmness and elasticity. The result of these injections lasts about a year.
Radio Frequency: Radio Frequency is a non-invasive method that helps in the production of collagen and elastin which slows the appearance of wrinkles. It reduces skin sagging and assists in the firmness of the skin. The method requires to heat the facial tissues that promote the production of collagen.
Platelet Rich Plasma: Platelet Rich Plasma is the newest method that will help a person to keep wrinkles away. The technique is done by extracting a blood sample from the patient, separating plasma, smearing it, and injecting it back into the skin.
Peels and Microdermabrasion: Apart from skin sagging, spots and pigmentation are issues for most people facing skin aging. Peel and Microdermabrasion are excellent ways to attain flawless skin and eradication discoloration. Microdermabrasion and Peels help the skin to exfoliate and polish, leaving the skin glowing with health.
These are the most popular and significant methods for anti-aging and help a person to maintain healthy and fresh skin. However, it is always advisable to consult a cosmetic physician or dermatologist before opting for any of these treatments.