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6 tips for anti-ageing

Embrace a fresh take on skin treatments

Patients have more options than ever before, particularly when it comes to more advanced skin treatments, such as cosmetic medical treatments that involve a prescriptive approach.

There has been a rise in both the popularity and acceptance of anti-ageing or age management treatments over the last decade in particular. In medical surveys undertaken in Australia have shown that three-quarters of Australians believe that non-surgical cosmetic treatments are an acceptable and the perfect options to address the signs of ageing.

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As technology advances, there are so many new anti-ageing treatments to explore. We continue to see improvements in technology, making treatments more effective and less invasive. This translates to very little downtime, depending upon the treatment option selected.

6 Cosmetic Treatments to try

For those with sun damage and ageing concerns, there are treatments that can improve the appearance of your skin and don't involve the more invasive procedures necessary for deeper lines or more severe damage.

1. Peels

Chemical peels involve a professional therapist applying an acid solution (lactic or salicylic) with the aim of removing a layer or layers of superficial skin. The strength and type of acid will be curated to your individual needs.
RESULTS Peels have so many benefits, including diminishing dark spots to reveal a brighter complexion. They will also improve skin hydration by shedding the thickened outer layer so that skincare can actually penetrate the skin. Superficial peels have no or minimal downtime with only transient redness, dryness and skin flaking the following day.

6 cosmetic treatments to try in melbourne

2. SkinPen Micro Needling

Microneedling has long been established as the standard in collagen renewal and skin change. Only a few treatments are needed to really gain improvement in the skin, both on the surface and deeper down in the skin proper.
RESULTS After a session, texture is improved to give you a more glowing complexion, and with usually only minimal or temporary redness and skin flaking.

3. Laser Toning Facial

Laser Toning use light to rejuvenate the skin. The procedure, which involves short bursts of light, is painless. You feel a warmth slowly grow within the skin which the light energy being absorbed in the deeper layers. Laser toning is good for a lunch-time procedure, which is a great skin rejuvenation procedure. Results are best when repeated several times.
RESULTS Downtime is generally limited to a feeling of warmth, or perhaps some redness due to the stimulation of the skin

4. Wrinkle medical treatments

6 cosmetic treatments to try in melbourne

Medical treatments can target wrinkles, and these are precisely prescribed and administered for you. They can be used in a number of areas such as the frown, forehead, crows feet and grinding muscles. The treatment you will require will be determined after a consultation and a thorough discussion of the treatment options, results, benefits, risks and timing of treatment.
Cosmetic wrinkle treatments are a medical procedure, and will be undertaken in our clinic by a registered health practitioner, Dr Giulia D'Anna (BDSc, MRACDS).

5. Dermal Medical treatments

Some people naturally have thin or small features. Other people gradually lose volume over time. This is a normal part of ageing. If this is a concern for you, we have cosmetic medical treatments that can assist with the loss of facial fat and volume.
We have medical treatments that can target the cheeks, lips, chin and other areas of the face as part of our anti-ageing approach.

To discuss these treatments, you will need to attend a cosmetic consultation, and we will discuss prescription products for you.

6. Venus Viva RF

Venus Viva RF treatment is a powerful treatment, with phenomenal results. Fractional treatments mean that only pinpoint resurfacing happens, leading to minimal downtime and fewer risks. So using a stamp-like action, micro-pins are pressed onto the skin, and then the radiofrequency (RF) energy is transmitted deep into the skin. This creates an impressive amount of collagen, whilst controlling damaged skin such as scars and skin laxity. Skin tightening is a major benefit of this treatment.
RESULTS It creates fresher and smoother skin, but be prepared for some redness, minor swelling and peeling for about 7 days after treatment.

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Quality Skincare

There are significant differences between product and its not just based on cost. Typically cosmeceuticals available through medically-based clinics such as Dermal Distinction have more evidence-based studies. Also the quality and quantity of the ingredients and the delivery system are important.
Many cheaper creams do not contain enough concentrations of active ingredients and lack the delivery systems necessary for effective results. Ingredients that are super-potent include topical
vitamin C, natural pigment inhibitors such as liquorice root and bearberry extract.

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