Hands are one of the first parts of the body to show signs of aging because they receive so much exposure. Sunlight, the elements and the natural aging process all contribute to the development of darkened spots, unsightly veins, wrinkles and fine lines, precancerous growths and loss of fatty tissue.
Hand rejuvenation can make your hands look younger. Combination’s of these treatments can be used to rid the hands of a skeletal look and reverse the signs of aging.
Which hand rejuvenation treatment is for me?
During your conference with our doctor, explain your goals and expectations of the treatment. Your doctor will assess the nature of your hands, your expectations, and explain the probable outcome of the procedures best suited for you.
You may be shown several before and after treatment results of patients with similar hands, and your doctor will explain the procedure you can expect to receive and the results that you can anticipate.
With all of these procedures at our disposal, our physician can tailor your hand rejuvenation treatment to achieve your expectations.
There are a variety of treatments now available to address each individual need. Skin texture, color, age spots and some dark spots may be improved with a variety of lasers or chemical peels; unsightly veins can be enhanced with lasers or Sclerotherapy; injectable fillers or fat replacement may be used to improve loss of volume; and tissue tightening to improve sagging skin, fine lines and wrinkles.
The hand rejuvenation procedures
All of the procedures discussed are on an out-patient basis and some may be performed with local anesthesia.
Prescription-strength skin care like Retin-A and other creams are proven to significantly affect the aging process. Topical applications can repair sun damaged skin, cause spots to fade, improve transparent skin, and stimulate the production of collagen.
Chemical peels are available in a variety of forms that can be used to produce a separation and peeling of the outer layers of the skin. The new skin beneath is smooth and practically blemish-free, with reduced fine lines, wrinkles, spots and sun damage.
Microdermabrasion is a superficial skin polishing that improves the appearance of aging skin and spots. The results are immediate. Maintenance treatments are required.
Fractional skin resurfacing treats spots and fine lines with the delivery of micro beams of light to form new, soft, healthy skin with reduced blemishes.
IPL treatments use intense pulsed light to treat spots, spider veins, and fine lines and create softer, smoother, clear skin with little, if any, pain.
Fillers such as Radiesse can be injected under the skin on the top of the hands. essentially this forma a “pillow” between the skin and the underlying tendons, bones, and veins to minimize their prominence.
What results can I expect?
Hand rejuvenation can increase volume, improve age spots, hypyperpigmentation, and unsightly veins for both men and women. Results are immediate.