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Preventing and Treating Lines and Wrinkles
As a part of the aging process, our facial skin begins to droop, forming lines, furrows, and wrinkles. Simple physics plays a large role, with extended usage of muscles and gravity playing a large role in natural aging, creating folds in the skin over time. Common muscle movements or patterns such as sleeping on one side consistently over the years can have an effect. Additionally, overexposure to the sun, or smoking can accelerate this process due to skin damage.
Tattoo Removal Q&A
Laser treatment for tattoo removal works through a process called thermolysis. A variety of lasers are used, targeting the dye or the carbon particles contained within the tattoos. This minimizes damage on the skin while destroying the foreign pigment.
Important Laser Hair Removal Facts
Demand for the removal of unwanted hair is on the increase for both men and women. Hair removal laser technology has progressed in the last ten years to the point where it is considered a safe and reliable option for the treatment for black and brown hairs. It is, however, important to understand the facts, including limitations of laser hair removal.
Treating Hyperhidrosis or Excessive Sweating
Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating occurs in about 2 to 3% of the population, and affects both men and women, usually in the palms, soles of the feet, and the underarms. Understand that this is a common disorder, and there are many readily available solutions.
Treatment Options for Excessive Sweating
While sweating is a normal process designed to control temperature, and will occur following exercise, exposure to heat, or stress, some people can sweat excessively on the palms or the feet, and the underarms beyond what is functionally necessary. Hyperhidrosis is the medical name for excessive sweating, and is a condition that approximately 1 in 20 persons suffer from.
Laser and Light Therapy for Removing Unwanted Hair
Unwanted hair can be an extremely embarrassing problem, especially for women. Traditional hair removal solutions include shaving, waxing, tweezing, threading, and electrolysis. While these techniques are often effective, they can be painful and or time consuming as these are mechanical processes. Recently, in response to increased demand for efficient hair removal solutions, laser and light based technologies have made great progress for the purposes of hair reduction.
Managing Unwanted Hair Growth
Unwanted facial hair for a woman can be annoying and embarrassing. The condition, called hirsutism, may be a result of excess androgen (a male sex hormone) and/or sensitivity to it.
Treating Excessive Sweating
Okay, today may not be the hottest day of the year, but for one in twenty people, excess sweating is a daily problem that the rest of us can only relate to on extremely hot days.
Restoring a Youthful Appearance
While the intrinsic factors are natural, and unavoidable in the natural process of aging, the most important form of prevention is in controlling the extrinsic factors that result in accelerated aging of the skin. Proper skin care, reducing exposure to UV rays and living a healthy lifestyle in general are all things that will help maintain healthy skin over time.
Botox Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
BOTOX® can be used to reduce sweating on any part of the body, making it an effective solution for treating focal hyperhidrosis.
Lip Rejuvenation Tips
Lips reach their fullness in our late teenage years or early twenties. From that time, as the lips age, they lose volume and become thin and flat. The appearance of lips is also affected by multitude of other structures including skin, fat, muscle, teeth and bones. Aging changes affect all these components and contribute to the less attractive lip appearance.