George Bernard Shaw once said that youth is wasted on the young. The famed authored perhaps was pointing towards the fact that young people do not realize the importance of all the good they have in life and by the time they learn it, the youth is all but gone.
This happens all too often in our lives as well. It is only when fine lines and wrinkles appear that we realize that we should have taken better care of our skin. Although we cannot change what happened in the past, we can surely make things better in the future. To get rid of fine lines and wrinkles, there are numerous treatments are that are available. We shall briefly look into them in the following lines.
It is a minimally invasive treatment option with no downtime and almost no side effects. Tiny crystals are sprayed on the skin to exfoliate its damaged top layer. This allows the healing process to start. The new skin that comes up on top is suppler and has lesser appearance of these fine lines and wrinkles. Microdermabrasion also helps in boosting the level of collagen in the skin by boosting its production. A few treatment sessions are needed to achieve the desired results.
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser is used to bore tiny holes in the top layer of the skin. As the skin crusts away in a few days, firmer skin replaces it. This has fewer signs of fine lines and wrinkles. The laser treatment also improves the level of elastin and collagen which allow the skin to get evenbetter as the time progresses. Generally four to six sessions are enough to get the skin its youthful look.
These are solutions that are applied to the skin in order to remove the top layer. They are available in different strengths and are used depending on the need of the given person. Not only do they remove the top layer allowing healthier skin to replace it, they also increase the production of collagen in the skin.
Chemical peels are available over the counter but they should not be used by amateurs since one can easily burn the skin. Always get the chemical peels applied by professionals at a proper professional setting.
There are various types of dermal fillers that are available to treat fine lines and wrinkles. Their effect can last from a few months to a couple of years depending on the type of the filler. Once the effect is gone, they must be injected once again for the same result. They work well and do not cause any pain but results are of temporary nature.