Skin Care Trends of 2019

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MiraDry is the cutting-edge technology that permanently eliminates up to 80% of under arm sweating and odor permanently. (A great side benefit is that there in a significant and permanent reduction in underarm hair as well.) The results from this treatment are immediate and most patients only require one treatment. This treatment is safe and FDA cleared. The surface of the skin is cooled while the layer containing the sweat, hair and odor glands are heated, using thermal energy, eliminating them. After the procedure, the underarm area can feel sore and appear swollen. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication and ice are recommended for the first 24-48 hours, but most patients experience very little downtime.

Ultherapy is an anti-aging treatment that uses ultrasound therapy to plump and tighten the skin. This treatment can be used to treat wrinkles on your chest, sagging eyebrows, loose neck skin, a double chin. Ultherapy is available for the full face, the brow area, the jawline and the décolletage. This procedure is completely non-invasive and does not damage the surface of the skin. The ultrasound energy, penetrates deep within the skin, encouraging the production of collagen in the skin’s tissues.

Cosmetic laser treatments are becoming a more and more common solution to treat a variety of cosmetic skin problems. Many people who experience redness, brown spots, large pores, uneven skin texture and wrinkles, can find a solution using a laser. There are a variety of laser treatments that are very safe and effective, when performed correctly. The IPL is a laser that’s great for treating uneven pigment on the skin such as redness and dark spots. Non-ablative fractional lasers can be used to treat scars, stretch marks and acne scars, while ablative lasers are used to treat more superficial problems like wrinkles. These lasers are also successful in treating various medical conditions including rosacea, surgical scars, birthmarks and acne. Your skincare specialist will help you determine which laser treatment is best for your skin type and specific concerns.

Lifting and plumping with dermal fillers is one of the most popular procedures in today’s cosmetic anti-aging market. Hyaluronic fillers are very safe, effective and provide an immediate result. Dermal fillers immediately plump the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. These fillers are very versatile and can be used through different areas of the face to provide a more youthful appearance. Dermal fillers can be used to give more volume in the cheeks, enhancing the cheekbones, plumping the lips and even filling depressions under the eyes. Fillers can also give a brow boost when placed correctly around eyebrows and are very commonly used to treat the laugh lines, or the nasolabial folds, from the sides of the nose around the mouth.

The best thing you can do to keep your skin looking young and great, is having a good skin care expert. Schedule a free consultation at The Skin Care Center at Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery to discuss your concerns and skin care goals.

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