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6 Best Anti-Aging Treatment

“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” – Betty Friedan

Nothing can be more real than this. But still, we fear aging. To be more specific, we are actually scared of looking older. Can you remember the first day when you discovered the first wrinkle on your face? Didn’t it bother you for the rest of the day?

It surely did and it has been bothering human race for ages. From the days of ancient civilization, people are searching for the magic formula of “Eternal Youth”. The quest still continues. We are yet to find that magic formula that will halt the signs of aging on our face.

But surely we have different ways that will effectively hide the signs of aging and slower the process of aging. It really feels good and boosts your self-esteem when you look younger. With proper anti-aging treatment, you can surely give the wrinkles a miss.

So, if you are thinking that those anti-aging treatments are for the cine stars, think again. You do not need to be a celebrity to look good and feel better. Find out about the anti-aging procedures here and choose one what you think is best for you.

Botox injections

Botox or Botox injection is possible the most popular anti-aging beauty treatment all over the world. Botox is basically a brand name or trade name of the Botulinum toxin type A, which is produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Botox injections are widely used to treat wrinkles and fine lines of the upper portion of the face.

For treating facial wrinkles Botox is injected at the affected locations of the face in tiny amounts. When injected it paralyzes the muscle temporarily by neutralizing the neurotransmitters of that area. As a result skin of that area does not respond to the emotions. Gradually the fine lines and wrinkles disappear from that portion of a face. But this will definitely not restrict or deform your normal facial expressions. The only difference is that it will not affect your facial tissues and further deepen the wrinkles. That means after Botox you will still be able to frown at someone without worrying about wrinkles. The effect of Botox injections stays for as much as six months, after which you have to repeat the procedure. But as you keep applying Botox the result become more durable.

If Botox is applied by professionally trained and experienced person in the small amount, it can be very much effective in treating wrinkles. There is hardly any recovery times required for Botox treatment and you can resume your normal activity right after the treatment. Botox Treatment is safe, has minimum side effects and hence a better solution than other invasive procedures to treat wrinkles.

Facelift surgeries

As we grow older, fine lines of our face get deeper and wrinkles become  more prominent. Our facial skin gradually loses its elasticity and glow. The youthful appearance vanishes from our face and signs of aging become evident. Even if you take good care of your skin from teenage, you can at the best push the wrinkles further, but you cannot completely get rid of it. This is natural and you cannot get rid of the wrinkles for good with cosmetics. A facelift surgery can help your get rid of the wrinkles and sagging skin as you age. The first of its kind facelift was performed in Berlin in the year 1901 and in 2008 facelift surgery is the sixth most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States.

A facelift surgery is a cosmetic surgery that is technically known as a rhytidectomy. In this process excess skin of the face is surgically removed and the skin is tightened to give your face a more youthful appearance. For doing this, an incision is made in front of the ear extending till the hairline. Through this incision, the skin is separated from the tissues and excess skin is removed and the remaining skin is tightened and re-draped on a face. On the basis of the age of the person and extent of the wrinkles, the cosmetic surgeon decides how much skin is to be removed. The tissues underlying the facial skin is tightened in some cases if the surgeon feels it is necessary for the successful facelift.

Anti-aging Products

If you are worried about those fine lines and wrinkles on your face but you do not want to go under the scalpel of the surgeon, there are hundreds of anti-aging products out there in the market for you. The advanced anti-aging products can help you get the radiance of the youthful face. The aim of the anti-aging products is to remove the fine lines and wrinkles from the face, removing the pigments and spots that come with aging. Though a majority of these products are targeted at your face, there are so many products that will take care of your hands, neck and other parts of the skin that remain exposed. When picking up anti aging products you must make sure that the product(s) take care of all the four aspects of skin care as that would mean a holistic approach to fighting the signs of aging. These four steps that are cleaning, toning, exfoliating and moisturizing are the basics of skin care and if you can get that right you can surely give the wrinkles a miss.

There are skin care products that are specifically designed as anti-aging products. These products are made with alpha hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, peptides that are known to have anti-aging properties. These are the elements that can actively fight wrinkles and sagging skin. Besides, there are wrinkle fillers and creams for covering up excess creams under the eye. In short, there are extensive products to temporarily hide signs of anti-aging as well as treat them for good.

Laser Treatments

Aging is a natural process that you cannot evade, but with a little care you can surely eliminate those signs of aging like the wrinkles and fine lines and sagging skin beneath the eyes. There are many ways to look youthful and cosmetic surgery is one such option. But surely many of us won’t like the idea of enduring the pain even if that would give a younger look. If you are one of them and think that you have to live with those wrinkles then think once again. There are plenty of options for you. The anti-aging laser treatment is one such option that can give you youthful look for good without pain.

Laser treatments for a cosmetic cure have revolutionized in recent years. The laser is now a commonly used method for treating the problems of skin that comes with aging. Problems like wrinkles, fine lines, pigments and sun damage can be effectively cured with a laser without causing any pain. The laser is also used successfully for tightening the sagging and loosened facial skin. For treating these common problems laser is used to damage the upper layer of the skin through the heat of the laser. Mild local anesthetics are applied to numb the area where the treatment is to be done that diminishes the slightest of pain that can be caused by application of laser. After the treatment skin resurfaces at the treated area and brings back the radiance of skin.

Radio Wave Frequency Treatments

Application of radio waves to treat skin wrinkles and other signs of aging is effective and painless. The effect of the treatment is smooth and tightened skin that lasts for longer period of time if you compare it with Botox injections and the process is even more painless than lasers. In radio wave, anti aging treatment the radio wave frequency is applied in such a way that it penetrates the dermal layer to heat up the tissues just beneath the upper layer of the skin. This process causes some structural and molecular changes in the skin tissues that help to gradually remove the skin pigments and wrinkles. Even if the wrinkles are not completely removed in the first application, the depth of the wrinkles is surely decreased.

For applying the radiofrequency to the skin, an electrode is placed on the area of the skin where the treatment is to be done. As heat is generated during the procedure, a cryogenic spray is applied locally to cool off the skin that eliminates the chance of open burns. For anti-aging treatment monopolar radio wave frequency is used in most cases. This frequency penetrates deep into the skin as much as 20 mm within the skin tissues to rejuvenate the skin and remove signs of aging.

LED light treatment

The Led light treatment for anti-aging effects is painless, free from application of chemicals and hence there is no chance of skin irritations and any side effects. For eliminating the signs of aging like wrinkles and loosened skin, the infrared property of the LED lights is utilized. Our skin is capable of absorbing the infrared light that is emitted by the LED lights. This infrared light increases the activity of the fibroblast cell in our skin and that results in stimulating the production of collagen and elastin – two vital component of skin. With better collagen production skin is tightened, wrinkles and skin spots are lightened and open pores are reduced. All these cumulatively reduce the sign of aging.

The anti-aging properties of LED lights were first researched by NASA that they used in their space program. Apart from the known anti-aging properties LED lights are known for overall conditioning of skin and even curing pain in joints. Depending on the condition of your skin, the intensity of light and duration of treatment is decided by the experts. The effect of rejuvenated skin will appear within a few days and if you can continue with the LED treatment you can maintain the glowing and vibrant skin for good.

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