Sagging AND Skin Aging?
When you look in the mirror and you see aging skin and sagging, the most frequent thought that passes your mind is , “Gee, maybe I should see a plastic surgeon.”
Well, you can do that. And you’ll probably get a nice new face. But if the idea of surgery simply has you rolling your eyes, then there ARE other options that can improve both the aging skin and the sagging done right in a dermatology office.
None of us are immune to aging, so we have to tackle the issue head on. Tissue will sag and bones will shrink – but our skin doesn’t shrink along with them!
Our brow drops, that nice firm jawline softens and can make us look like we’re carrying extra weight – even when we’re religious gym-a-phobes.
The sun exposure we can’t and don’t want to avoid adds fine lines, discoloration and disrupted collagen production.
The selection of management comes into play – Revolumization, Resurfacing and RePositioning.
We’ve talked about two bright new technologies before, but when seen as a complementary duet, eMatrix fractional resurfacing and Ultherapy Lift is an outstanding comprehensive 2-step for pushing back the idea of surgery. You’ll get some pretty significant improvements in skin texture and tone along with a lift and tightening – all without a scalpel and with very minimal downtime. (Ultherapy is no downtime at all!)
Ulthera’s ultrasound technology is FDA approved for lifting and is currently being used on the brow, face and neck. Nearly 2 dozen additional studies are underway for Ultherapy on the body.
eMatrix can be used on the face, neck and chest – multiple treatments can erase a great amount of sun damage and is an excellent treatment for acne scars.
Neither procedure is laser, so neither present a pigmentation risk for skin with mixed genetics. You can pretty much say both Ultherapy Lift and eMatrix are colorblind – a huge plus for anyone with ethnic backgrounds including Asian, African, South American, Middle Eastern or Southern European.
Volume issues? If you’ve lost your cheeks and your 3-D has become more 2-D, Sculptra or fillers make it easy to restore contours that you used to enjoy when you were younger.