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5 Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures

There are many minimally invasive cosmetic procedures available today as solutions for different problems. As the name suggests, there minimally invasive and so they do not cause too much pain or does not take lots of time to heal. Let’s find out five most important and popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedures of today.

Botulinum Toxin Type A

It is most popularly known as Botox. It is also known as Xeomin and Dysport. In this procedure, toxin is injected into different areas of the face. This toxin blocks muscular nerve signals and weaken muscles. As a result of that, the face muscles cannot contract, which will reduce wrinkles on the skin. The patient gets a smoother skin. The most common areas where the toxin is put through injection are the Crow’s feet around the eyes and frown lines on the forehead.

Chemical peels

Chemical peeling is another minimally invasive cosmetic procedure. It is used to make your facial skin look younger. The peels can eliminate layers of skin. If the uppermost skin layer is damaged by the sun, or any skin condition or acne, then that layer can be chemically peeled to make the skin look better. It is useful for people who have acne scars, liver spots, age spots, pigmented skin etc. It provides benefit by stimulating new skin growth. Such chemical peels are available in different forms. certified plastic surgeons can help you in finding the right chemical peel for your skin. It is always better to take advice from the doctor before using it because they know how deep it should go under the epidermis. TCA (trichloroacetic acid) and phenol are some of the most popular chemical peels.

Soft tissue fillers

It is another popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedure. When people grow old, they tend to lose fat beneath the skin naturally. That causes a sunken look on the faces. Because the cheeks lose the volume, makes your face look more sunken because of the volume loss. Now fillers like Radiesse and Juvederm are used to make the area look voluminous like before. There are other fillers available such as Restylane and Belotero which are used for making thinning lips look plump and to fill in and smooth facial creases.

Microdermabrasion

It’s a minimally abrasive treatment which is used to remove the outer layer of skin. This procedure also stimulates collagen production which can improve your complexion. It is a procedure which will refresh the skin. In this procedure, large pores are reduced or eliminated. It also reduces fine lines and wrinkles. The process there is also helpful in improving uneven skin tone.

There are two types of microdermabrasion. In one procedure, exfoliating crystals are sprayed onto the skin and then those are suctioned back. And that suction will also take lose skin cells away. In the second method, which is comparatively a new method, a diamond tipped wand is used to exfoliate skin.

Laser hair removal

Laser is used to remove hair from unwanted places. High concentrated light and heat will damage hair follicles and will thereby stop future hair growth in certain areas. It may take several sessions be sure you see the desired results. Maintenance of the area treated with laser hair removal may also be necessary. You will need a good plastic surgeon to perform this minimally invasive cosmetic procedure.

 

 

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