Wrinkle Treatment Options
By Premier Derm Center
February 21, 2019
Category: Wrinkle Treatments

Our Houston dermatologist, Dr. Khanh Nguyen, offers several ways to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles to refresh and wrinkle treatment optionsenhance your appearance:

Intensif® RF Micro Needling System

This simple cosmetic treatment uses very small needles that create microtears within the skin to help restructure collagen and elastin. By doing do so, this treatment both improves facial volume and tightens the skin. It is a great way to enhance the overall tone and texture of your face while also reducing the appearance of lines, wrinkles, acne, and even superficial scars.

Here’s what you should know,

  • Most patients require multiple sessions to see full results
  • Each session takes about 15-20 minutes
  • Pain is tolerable after topical numbing.
  • Results can last up to one year
  • Downtime is minimal and at most a few days.


Botox

Botox gives you a more youthful appearance without the need for surgery or lengthy recovery period. Botox injections smooth the lines around the corners of the eyes known as crow's feet and also make vertical lines between the eyes less noticeable. The treatment also minimizes the appearance of horizontal forehead lines and lines around the mouth. It is a cosmetic treatment administered through injection. After Botox is injected into muscle tissue, the muscle relaxes, which gives skin a smoother appearance.

Here's what you should know,

  • Diminished fine lines and wrinkles
  • A more rested and youthful appearance
  • Smoother skin can be observed soon after treatment
  • Results last up to 3 or 4 months
  • Treatments are nonsurgical
  • Little to no recovery time needed

Dermal Fillers

 

Dermal fillers offer a non-surgical and minimally invasive way to reduce the appearance of certain lines and wrinkles of the face, usually with a naturally occurring substance known as hyaluronic acid (HA), which helps to plump up and fill out the face to create a more youthful appearance.

Here’s what you should know,

  • It only takes minutes to administer dermal fillers.
  • Pain is tolerable after topical numbing cream
  • There is no downtime (you can immediately go back to your daily activities)
  • Results are usually immediate, but they may take several days to fully appear
  • Results can last anywhere from six months to five years depending on which filler you have.

Do you want to light up rooms with your healthy, vibrant skin? If so, then it’s time to turn to the skin care specialists at Premier Derm Center in Houston, TX, at (832) 767-5975. We are happy to discuss your treatment goals to help you decide which wrinkle treatment is right for you!

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