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How Do Our Faces Age?

Aging is inevitable. No matter how well we take care of ourselves and no matter how diligent we are with skin care, sooner or later the clock is always going to catch up with us. Although some of us wind up being better preserved than others, every last one of us will sooner or later have to deal with wrinkles, age spots, and other changes that give away our ages. Although aging affects our entire bodies, inside and out, the signs of aging are most apparent in our face. Ears and noses change and begin to droop thanks to elasticity loss in cartilage and connective tissues.

Dealing With Aging

Sooner or later, each and every one of us has to make a decision in regards to how we’re going to handle the aging process. We can, of course, simply decide to accept our fate but most of us would rather not go that route. Many people start their battle against aging with basic over-the-counter options like wrinkle creams, sun protection, and special lotions. These can certainly help, especially when combined with a proper diet and exercise routine. However, sooner or later they’ll stop doing the job and more drastic measures need to be considered.

How Can Cosmetic Procedures Help?

Ongoing advances in medicine and cosmetic technology have actually introduced a wealth of options to the mix that is capable of helping you preserve your youthful appearance well into your golden years. Let’s take a look at some of today’s most popular options.

  • Botox Injections: Botox injections are a relatively non-invasive, but highly effective treatment for wrinkles and lines that are caused by the movement of facial muscles. The injections eliminate wrinkles by relaxing the muscles responsible. Botox also helps prevent new wrinkles from forming.
  • Dermal Fillers: For deeper lines that have already etched themselves into your face, dermal fillers present a terrific option. Consisting of hyaluronic acid, dermal fillers actually will in wrinkles, causing them to disappear and returning your face to a more youthful appearance.
  • Laser Treatments: Lasers can be used to treat a number of discoloration problems associated with aging, such as liver spots, sun damage, scarring, and other types of damage by resurfacing your skin and promoting healthy normal growth into the future.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.