Top Non-surgical treatments for Anti- Aging


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Top Non-surgical treatments for Anti- Aging

Blame it on a hectic lifestyle or poor lifestyle habits, most of us look older than our real age. Fine lines, sagging skin, dark under-eye circles, and wrinkles seem to take their toll on us. But if you think that surgery is the only way forward to ageless good looks, then think again. We had a word with Dr. Charu Sharma, Cosmetic Surgeon at Fortis Hospital, New Delhi and asked her about the top 5 non-surgical anti-ageing skin treatments.

She says, ‘Even though there are many possible non-surgical options available, a plastic surgeon should perform these procedures with real care and precaution and should keep factors like client's expectation, extent of aging, condition and desired outcome in mind.' So without further ado, let us spill the beans on looking younger non-surgically.

Thermage is a skin tightening and skin lightening treatment. This treatment can lighten sun spots, age spots and dark patches and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It gives a youthful appearance to the face. It is a no nonsense and single-sitting treatment, accompanied with results that are both progressive and immediate. One of the star qualities of this treatment is that one can resume their normal day-to-day activities on the same day.

Fraxel re:
store treatment: This laser therapy is useful to correct textural irregularities, dull tone of face. Face, neck, chest, and hands are the other areas where this treatment can bring results. By uncovering the skin of your youth, fraxel treatment helps in resurfacing the damaged skin treatment. One can witness temporary redness and swelling of the skin soon after the treatment, which tends to fade away within a day or two.

Injectable fillers:
They are used to correct wrinkles and folds and also known to show immediate results. They give volume and a look of suppleness to the face. Injectable fillers aid in softening of the wrinkles by improving the facial contours and enhancing facial features. Accompanied with minimum downtime, it is a quick, in-office procedure. One might suffer from minor swelling and bruising at the injection site, which is resolved within a few hours or most a day or two, depending upon the recovering power of the patient.

Botox treats the creases of the forehead, and removes fine lines. It also relaxes facial muscles, giving the recipient a clean, smooth facial appearance. Botox treatment uses a few tiny injections. The treatment lasts for 4 to 6 months and within 7 to 14 days there is a noticeable improvement in several lines on the face.

Chemical peels:
Chemical peels remove the dead and damaged layers of skin and reduces pigmentation, deep wrinkles, acne and rough facial skin texture. Chemical peels diminish the imperfections of the skin by doing away with the damaged top layer of the skin, giving you a softer, brighter and smoother skin. However, do note that after the chemical peeling procedure there can be temporary redness and
Apr 29, 2012
New Delhi
Hey! Read this article but i am really not convinced with the surgical treatments suggested as these artificial methods would cause harmful effects at the later stage. I have been using Royal velvet range for Anti-Ageing and i am very much satisfied with the product. It keeps my skin smooth and glowing.

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