Combine Anti-Aging Therapy For Better Results
In the movie Steel Magnolias, Dolly Parton’s character Truvy says, “Honey, time marches on and eventually you realize it is marchin’ across your face.” The character speaks truth, because our skin and body will definitely look different as we age. Wrinkles will appear. Skins will sag and that is the truth.
In this video, Dr. Johnson discusses the different procedures and approaches used to combat skin aging. In treating a condition, multiple treatments have to be done. You may have been directed by your doctor to lose weight, exercise and take in 2-3 medications. For cancer cases, usually there would be surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. The reason for these multiple treatments is because the problem must be approached from different directions. The same goes for anti-aging treatments.
One starting procedure that can be done at Innovations Medical is thermage. It uses radio frequency energy in order to tighten skin without invasive surgery. There’s no downtime as well and you can go home right after the in-office procedure. Resurfacing lasers are also very useful in addressing wrinkles and skin texture issues. This procedure, on the other hand, has a little bit of downtime.
In terms of injectables, Botox is still the go-to treatment to fix the wrinkles caused by our muscles. One kind that is increasingly becoming popular is Xeomin. It is less expensive, but still uses the same botulism toxin. It paralyzes the face muscles temporarily just like Botox and makes you more youthful-looking. And for those veiny and wrinkled-looking hands, Radiesse would be a very good option. Before and after pictures of a hand shows considerable difference. Ten minutes after the injections, veins and wrinkles become less distinct, and the hand appears smoother.
Face fat transfer also shows incredible results in terms of anti-aging as well. In this video, Dr. Johnson shows three pictures of a lady at 22 years old and then at 50 years old before fat transfer and after fat transfer. The “after fat transfer” picture shows her cheeks to be plumper and she’s looks much more like her 22 year old self.