Since the dawn of time, humans have long sought after the elusive fountain of youth, even waging wars over land that was thought to contain it. When their quest proved fruitless, it was common for ancient civilizations to use all kinds of home remedies in hopes of achieving a younger looking appearance. From Egyptian milk baths to Roman gladiator sweat, humans have tried it all.
Fortunately, now, they don’t have to. Thanks to advances in dermatology and medical spa technology, deep wrinkle treatments are more safer and more effective than ever before. In addition, they’re also extremely popular.
It’s hard to believe that once upon a time, women were once embarrassed to admit they had had “work done” to enhance their appearance, whether it be via surgery or an in-office procedure. Now, not only do women — and eve men — open admit to using Botox treatments and injectable fillers such as Juvederm fillers, those who haven’t had work done are almost considered an anomaly of sorts.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Botox consistently remains the most sought after non-surgical anti-aging procedure performed on both men and women. While Botox is extremely effective in reducing — if not eliminating — the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, there are a variety of other non-surgical procedures that can also yield similar, if not better results.
For example, Thermage skin tightening is a highly effective method of taking years of a person’s face by not only reducing the appearance of wrinkles, but also by restoring tone. This creates a final result that is fresh, radiant, and tight.
Over time, the human body produces less collagen as it ages, which in turn causes less volume. Collagen is an essential protein that binds the bodies connective tissue, such as the skin. As collagen production decrease, signs of aging begin to appear.
Thermage skin tightening works by using radio-frequency energy in designated areas to boost natural collagen production. This non-invasive, non-surgical procedure is both safe and effective, as well s relatively painless.