Those crinkles around your eyes and fine lines around your mouth will likely get more noticeable as you get older.
To tackle these fine lines without surgery, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, offers minimally invasive, same-day treatments in-office at Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics. Dr. Bushore designs personalized treatment plans that can target bothersome facial lines and enhance the appearance of your skin.
Getting older means your body isn’t producing as much collagen as it did when you were young. Collagen is an essential protein that keeps your skin plump and youthful.
Without sufficient collagen, your skin becomes less flexible, and fine lines and wrinkles become more apparent. Squinting, smiling, and frowning can also contribute to these facial lines, as can spending time in the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun without proper protection.
While there are things you can do to slow the development and severity of these lines, such as using a high-quality sunscreen and eating a healthy diet, eventually fine lines appear on everyone.
If you’re not interested in surgery, we can recommend one or more minimally invasive treatments to minimize the appearance of fine lines, so you can look fresher and more vibrant.
Depending on your unique skin needs, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, may recommend certain line-reducing treatments, such as the following:
Dermal fillers involve injections of hyaluronic acid and other medical-grade substances that restore volume in your face to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines. Fillers can also enhance the natural contours of your face.
Chemical peels use a chemical agent to remove the surface layers of your skin, so the healthier, newer skin underneath reveals itself. Removing old, dead skin cells can also reduce the appearance of fine lines and mild wrinkles.
Microneedling creates small micro wounds in your skin, which triggers your body’s natural healing processes. New collagen forms in the treatment area to plump up and smooth out your skin, so fine lines disappear.
The Cutera Excel V™ Plus laser system is another option for stimulating collagen production to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles. This treatment uses different wavelengths of laser energy to stimulate new collagen growth in the deepest layers of your skin without incisions or downtime.
To further enhance your results and protect the health of your skin, stay out of the sun, drink plenty of water, and incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.
If you’re ready to treat bothersome fine lines, get a diagnostic evaluation by booking an appointment online or over the phone with Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics today.