Getting Wrinkles? Try a Non-Surgical Cosmetic Treatment

Are you seeking non-surgical treatment for cosmetic purposes? A wide variety of non-surgical treatments exist that can be performed in a dermatologist’s office, and you can leave directly after to continue with your daily activities.

Cosmetic Procedures

Botox Injection (Non-Surgical) – Non-surgical Botox injections are directly injected into a facial muscle, which paralyzes it to assist with the formation of lines when a person frowns or squints, which can result in permanent wrinkles.

Risks
• facial pain
• droopy eyelids
• flu-like symptoms
• headaches
• facial expression loss
• muscle weakness
• crooked smile
• drooling

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Collagen (Fat) Injection – Collagen derived from a cow or fat obtained from your thigh or abdomen area is injected into facial wrinkles, pits, or scars to plump them and reduce their appearance.

Risks
• autoimmune disease issues
• contour problems
• hives
• rash
• swelling
• flu-like symptoms

Dermabrasion – A small, spinning wheel or brush with a coarse surface removes the top layers of facial skin. A new layer of skin develops and grows during the healing process, providing a smoother appearance on the face. Dermabrasion is used to treat facial scars, deep wrinkles, and other skin issues such as rosacea.

Risks
• skin color changes
• whiteheads
• infection
• allergic reaction
• fever blisters
• cold sores
• skin thickening

Hyaluronic Acid Injection – Hyaluronic acid gel is injected into the face to provide a smooth surface free of lines, wrinkles, and scars that mar the skin.

Risks
• swelling
• infection
• redness
• tenderness
• acne
• lumps
• tissue hardening
• possible risks if used with collagen

Laser Hair Removal – Light emitted from a laser is passed over the skin to get rid of unwanted hair.

Risks
• hair regrowth
• scarring
• skin color changes

Laser Skin Resurfacing – Light emitted from a laser is used to rid the surface of the skin of wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, scars, moles, tattoos, and warts.

Risks
• burns
• scarring
• change in skin color
• infection
• herpes flare-up (fever, facial pain, and flu-like symptoms)

Sclerotherapy – A solution is injected into spider and varicose veins (tiny purple and red blood vessels) on the leg in order to rid the leg of visible veins.

Risks
• blood clots
• change in skin color
• veins may reappear
• scarring

Chemical Peel – A solution is applied to the face or portions of the face that causes the skin to blister and peel off in order to grow a new, healthy layer of skin.

Risks
• whiteheads
• infection
• scarring
• allergic reaction
• cold sores
• blotchiness or color changes in skin color
• heart complications

Tooth Whitening- Depending on the product, either you or your dentist applies peroxide to your teeth using strips, a mouth guard with gel, or a tray placed in your mouth around your teeth for the purpose of making them appear whiter.

Risks
• Results can vary and if not under the care of a dental health professional, results cannot be gauged.

Article courtesy of: http://www.sheridanfrance.co.uk

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