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Anti - Ageing Treatments & Technology Updates
 Author : Dr. Madhurima Sharma, Cosmetic Plastic and Laser Surgeon Atelier Aesthetic Clinic
The hectic lifestyles and work pressures take your toll, most women and men are a lot younger than they look. Wrinkles, fine lines, dull & sagging skin give you always tired look. So, is there a safe way to look your age or maybe, younger?

A plastic surgeon after evaluation can give you all possible non-surgical or surgical treatment options. In recent years, the cosmetic surgery field has seen a marked increase in non-invasive procedures. These procedures require less preparation & have minimal or no downtime. Today, patients can expect great results with new technology that is faster, targeted and multifunctional.

Some of the non-surgical anti-ageing procedures are -

Thermage is a huge step forward in providing non-invasive solution for younger looking face with no major downtime or recovery period. Thermage is a single sitting treatment and the results are both immediate and progressive. The unique advantage of Thermage is smoother, fresher younger looking skin and improved tone and texture. You can return to regular work and social activity on the same day without interrupting your daily life.

Fraxel re : store treatment can resurface damaged skin and uncover the skin of your youth all with minimal impact on your daily routine. It treats wrinkles around the eyes, acne scars, surgical scars, age spots/sunspots, melasma and Actinic Keratoses. Most return to regular activities within a day or two as there is temporary redness and swelling.

Fraxel re: store treatments have been available for many years. Fraxel re:store® dual system with new Thulium Wavelength is the next generation innovation that addresses pigmentation and other dyschromia on the entire body most efficiently with minimal discomfort & downtime.

Injectable fillers - One of the signs of ageing is loss of facial fullness and the development of wrinkles. For softening of these wrinkles, improving facial contours and enhancing facial features, injectable fillers are a growing favorite & can produce positive results by giving a more youthful appearance. It is a quick, in-office procedure with minimal downtime. It helps in facelift or other cosmetic surgical procedure becomes appropriate. With injectable fillers an improved appearance is visible almost immediately although minor swelling and bruising may appear at the injection site which resolve within few hours or at most a few days.

Botox a non-surgical lunch time procedure as it take few minutes for the treatment and one can return to work immediately after the treatment session. It works well for forehead lines, frown lines and crow’s feet. A few tiny injections and within 7 to 14 days there's a noticeable improvement in moderate to severe lines on your face, which can last up to 4 – 6 months.

Chemical peels diminish the imperfections of skin by peeling away the damaged top layers of skin, giving you a fresh look by making skin softer and brighter, smoothing rough dry skin and improving the texture of sun damaged skin. After the peeling session there can be temporary redness and exfoliation (flaking / scaling) however as the skin gets adjusted to the treatment regime these problems subside.