Maintaining good skin is essential for most people today. There are many different types of skin procedures that are available to help you achieve a more youthful appearance. Below are some alternative options or treatments which we combine with the Collagenwave® procedure. While Collagenwave® is completely non invasive some of the treatments below to request some downtime
Botox injections are a popular choice for many people who want to tighten up their skin. This procedure involves using Botox, which is a toxin that temporarily paralyses the muscles underneath your skin. By temporarily paralysing these muscles, you can reduce the number of wrinkles on your face and neck. This may give you an instant lift in appearance without having to undergo surgery or spend thousands of dollars on other procedures such as laser treatments or chemical peels.
Laser treatment is a good option for anyone looking to tighten the skin on their face. It can be used on all areas of the face, including the forehead, cheeks, jowls, and neckline. During a laser treatment, a small handpiece is used to apply energy from an infrared laser to your skin. The energy from the laser causes a controlled injury to your skin cells, which leads to new collagen production and increased blood flow to the area. This causes your skin to tighten up, leaving you with younger-looking skin. Radiofrequency (RF) is a form of thermal therapy that uses radio waves to heat tissue, promoting collagen production and tightening the dermis layer of the skin (the second layer under the epidermis). This treatment can also be used for cellulite reduction. The recovery time for laser treatments is minimal, with most people experiencing redness for about 24 hours after their procedure. You should expect several sessions of laser treatment over time in order to achieve optimal results.
A dermal filler uses a substance called hyaluronic acid to rejuvenate the skin. Hyaluronic acid is used in over-the-counter products like eye creams and moisturisers, but also used in dermal fillers. They can be used on any part of the body but are most commonly used around the eyes and mouth or on other facial features such as cheeks or lips. They typically last six months to two years before needing to be replaced.
Chemical peels remove the outer layers of your skin and expose fresh new skin beneath the surface. This process can allow for better absorption of other treatments, such as Botox or fillers. Chemical peels are typically done in a series of three treatments about two weeks apart. The amount of time it takes for results to appear varies from person to person.
Although each of these methods has its own benefits and drawbacks, the best option for you will depend on your skin type and how much time you want to devote to the recovery process.