Wrinkle Treatments (BOTOX®, Restylane®, Juvedermtm) Articles

Looking young nowadays is becoming more and more like a necessity than just a fad. Whether we like it or not, our physicality spells so much of our personality. Looking young is looking good, and looking good will help open opportunities for us. This has led most of us to believe that to be able to look young; we must undergo plastic surgeries or other very invasive operations.

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The rumor mill is bustling about actor Tom Cruise’s puffy appearance at a recent awards event in London. Many have long suspected the 50-year-old has maintained his youthful looks with the help of cosmetic surgery procedures. But this most recent change in his face suggests even mega-stars can end up with less than optimal cosmetic surgery results.

By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.

The average person is exposed to 174 newspapers full of information every day and visuals are processed 60,000x faster in the brain than text.

When those deep creases around the mouth and fine lines around the eyes are giving away your real age, a facelift isn’t your only option. Wrinkle treatments such as Botox, Restylane and Juvederm continue to be popular anti aging treatments for those that do not want to undergo surgery, and some researchers suggest that the injections are actually good for your skin.

Even though many people think of getting a facelift to rejuvenate their appearance, an extensive plastic surgery procedure might not even be necessary to achieve a more youthful look. Botox can be used to address the issue of lines and wrinkles around key facial compartments to give you an instant “lift” – and all without surgery. Celibre Laser Skin Care in Torrance, California has developed a special facial shaping technique known as the Botox Brow Lift. This procedure is ideal for anyone who has some heaviness or droopiness in the brow area and eyelids, and is looking for a minimally-invasive surgery treatment that delivers instant results.

Many significant innovations for rejuvenating skin has been the outcome of more and more people seeking out non-invasive procedures. One of the latest techniques involves PRP or platelet-rich-plasma as soft tissue filler. The science behind this started from wound repair studies indicating PRP is rich in growth factors that activate and rejuvenates cells in the body. As these PRP growth factors are released, they induce the production of collagen, generate new capillary blood supply and increase retention of moisture, all adding to skin rejuvenation by helping skin to regenerate itself.

As we age, our skin changes and we know longer have to just sit back and let it happen! Over time, the natural volume of youthful skin begins to diminish as wrinkles and folds form. However, with Juvederm injectable gel, recently approved by the FDA, Juvederm injectable gel is a “next-generation” dermal filler. The smooth consistency gel helps instantly restore your skin’s volume and smooth away facial wrinkles and folds, like your “smile lines”.

Individual surgeons have different philosophies in their approach to cosmetic plastic surgery. We have all seen surgical results that look obviously operated and sometimes distorted. Dr. Samuel aims to achieve a surgical result that looks as natural as possible. This is especially important in nasal surgery and rejuvenative facial surgery but is a principal which should be observed throughout the plastic surgery field.
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