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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Fine Line Rescuer:Cosmetology Approach

There is variety of cosmetic treatments to lighten fine lines depends on different mechanisms, how serious they are. Each of them has its own pro and con, choose it based on circumstances and suitability of individual. Once again, i emphasize that if you choose any in-depth cosmetic surgical/nonsurgical treatment, always get consultation from a doctor or dermatologist.

IPL (Intense Pulse Light)
IPL uses sophisticate technology (xenon flash lamp and optical prisms or filters) to instantly vaporize damaged cells placed deeper in the skin without harming the surrounding tissue or the top skin in order to dissolve and destroy the unwanted skin cells, and promote the growth of new skin cells in the targeted area. Diminishing fine lines by "filling" the skin from the inside out with new skin cells, after the old "zapped" cells have been destroyed and replaced, also requires multiple sessions, which vary in length and quantity. However, the final results of IPL can last one to two years. The side effects of IPL are very limited. On occasion some slight swelling and redness may occur. It's recommended that patients undergoing IPL therapy, avoid direct sunlight for 30 days before and after their treatment.

Laser Skin Tightening
Laser skin tightening is non-invasive procedure that helps tighten and contour your skin in a single treatment. Instead, it stimulates skin's natural renewal of collagen, which creates subtle, natural looking results on and off the face. It could last for 2 years and above.

Hyaluronic acid injection
Hyaluronic acid injections can be used as a dermal filler to improve the skin's contour and reduce depressions in the skin due to scars, injury or lines. Injection method used depends on the doctor but will be either the serial intradermal puncture technique (series of small injections with a very fine needle) or tunnel or threading technique (needle is withdrawn as the hyaluronic acid is injected). Hyaluronic acid implantation is not permanent. Like natural hyaluronic acid, manufactured hyaluronic acid once injected into the skin will gradually break down and be absorbed by the body. In most cases, the augmentation usually lasts anywhere 10 months. To maintain the initial results, repeat treatments or top-up treatments will be necessary.

Botox Injection
This treatment is suitable when fine lines become wrinkles and it could last for 6 months. Botox blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles. The injected muscle can no longer contract, which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften.It is most often used on forehead lines, crow's feet (lines around the eye) and frown lines, but not work for wrinkles caused by sun damage and gravity.
The procedure takes only a few minutes and no anesthesia is required. Botox is injected with a fine needle into specific muscles with only minor discomfort. It generally takes three to seven days to take full effect and it is best to avoid alcohol at least one week prior to treatment. Aspirin and anti-inflammatory medications should be stopped two weeks before treatment as well in order to reduce bruising. Botox could last for 3 to 6 months, some even could last for 8 months.
Ionosonic Transdermal Delivery Intensive Treatment
A skin beautification system comprising an iontophoresis device, an infrared (including far infrared) generator, an ultrasonic vibrator, and a cosmetic composition is disclosed. The system ensures effective action of moisturizing and whitening cosmetics by enhancing penetration of specific cosmetic components. By specifying the type of cosmetic to be used, the system can improve dry skin and aging skin, and also can decompose and remove melanin. Moisturizing and/or whitening cosmetic components such as L-ascorbic acid, peptides, epidermal growth factor are applied to the face or skin or impregnated in a skin contact member section, following which iontophoresis high frequency vibration is applied to the skin for a period of time using an ultrasonic vibrator.


1 comment:

Diane Wright said...

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