Wrinkles

Wrinkles are marks that time leaves on the skin. They are part of the natural cycle of life and arise over the years. The good news about them is that they can be prevented and alleviated. You just have to act as soon as possible. Knowing how they graduate helps you understand why early care is so important.

Wrinkles have the appearance of grooves and can be superficial or deep. The superficial ones result from the contraction of the muscles in the face. They are the called dynamic wrinkles, visible with the moving face. They can be deep, static, be seen even when the face remains at rest, and are more associated with the effects of time and age on the skin and body.

 

The skin is a continually blossoming organ, formed by three layers – hypodermis, dermis, and epidermis – which grow from the inside out. It remains flexible because of collagen and elastin fibers, and its hydration is guaranteed by the sebaceous glands. Known as the largest organ in the human body, the skin protects it and regulates its temperature.

From age 30, cell renewal, which is the process of birth of the dermis cells towards the epidermis, becomes 20% slower, causing the skin to lose elasticity and thickness. The process is progressive and the skin is becoming softer, drier and thinner: that’s when the grooves advance – and quickly. And everything can get worse when this process adds up to stress, pollution, smoking, excessive and unprotected sun, low water consumption, and a high sugar and fat diet.

To slow down and soften this process, Cosmiatry today works with the concept of Prejuvenation, an english term that originates from the junction of words whose translation is prevention and rejuvenation. This is an upward trend that guides people to act as soon as possible, meaning they recommend daily care and routine skin treatments from the age of 20, when it is in its height.

To stop the signs of aging on the skin, Cosmiatry remains the best ally because it understands that beauty and good looks are synonymous with health. Advanced techniques and sophisticated equipment are your resources for the best results, but the difference will always be in the hands and expertise of doctors in making diagnoses and outlining the best treatment plans.

For observed lines and wrinkles seen sagging, texture and thickness of the skin, as well as habits, lifestyle, availability, anxiety level, and self-discipline, is always necessary. All of these factors do not escape the eye of our doctors, as they help define which features and techniques, among those listed below, can enhance the results.

Tratamentos:

Biostimulators

Male > Body Treatments

Biostimulators, when injected into the skin by cannula, have the ability to reinforce the collagen inside. The action occurs from the inside out, reducing wrinkles, regaining contours and providing firmness, with immediate results. Sculptra® from Galderma is a biostimulator composed of polylactic acid; and Merz’s Radiesse® for calcium hydroxyapatite. Both are fully absorbed by the body. The use of cannulas for their application avoids stings and possible bruising.

Post treatment: No Downtime.  Redness or mild edema may occur.

Protocol: 1 to 3 sessions, monthly application.

Result: Immediate, with evolution up to 30 days after the end of treatment.

Fotona 4D®

Female > Facial Treatments

Two types of laser combine in the Fotona 4D, enhancing its action. In practice, it translates as a four-dimensional treatment, the accuracy of which is guaranteed by a robotic tip that varies according to the type of recommendation i.e. sagging, fine lines, wrinkles, etc. Each has the ability to scan and evaluate the area to be treated, ensuring homogeneous action.

For rejuvenation and decreased sagging, the tip is aimed at the neck, double chin, eyelids and eyes. With a special tip model, the device can also be directed to the inner walls of the mouth, thus stimulating collagen from the inside out, also improving the skin around the lips, the so-called “barcode”. In this case it helps to increase the volume of the lips. The result is a facelift and rejuvenation of the entire treated area.

Post-treatment: No downtime.

Protocol: 3 sessions, monthly.

Result: From the 2nd session.

MD Codes®

Female > Facial Treatments

A recent protocoled technique that allows you to map parts of the face using an efficient point code to get precision and speed when filling them with hyaluronic acid. The result is an excellent quality facelift with delicate and sophisticated embellishment, ideal for a younger, more natural look.

This coded mapping is based on the criteria of the “Mathematics of Beauty”, which is inspired, in turn, by the balance and harmony of the so-called “golden ratio”, which goes back to the notion of beauty that inspired many philosophers and, above all, Renaissance artists such as Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci.

According to this proportion, the beauty of a face can be calculated – and it is this knowledge that MD Codes puts at the service of Cosmiatry. With this, the dermatologist gains precision when deciding on the points to receive more, or less fills.

The ability for the doctor to restore lost volumes at structural points on the face is the big news that MD Codes brings, as it uses hyaluronic acid to fill in wrinkles, such as those going from the sides of the nose to the mouth, called “Chinese mustache”. ”, Is usual.

The new chapter that MD Codes begins to write will allow the change in facial architecture to be delayed in the name of balanced rejuvenation. This naturally changes over time because of fat loss and bone structure.

This is the case of “Chinese mustache”, which arises as a result of deep fat loss and bone resorption of the cheekbone. Flattened when viewed in profile, the skin there is left and so pronounced grooves appear. Filling them was a way of solving the cause, but not the consequence of the problem.

The revolution that MD Codes brings allows them to fill in the points before the problem sets in, ensuring men and women look youthful and natural for longer. The technique has coding for different types of faces, considering the characteristics of each gender. In the case of men, the lower third and mandible contour are generally more defined and angled, whereas the woman has a more pronounced middle third.

MD Codes is a very much celebrated achievement by Cosmiatria, as it paves the way for accurate fillings of wrinkles and lines through cannulas without the risk of invasive procedures. But once again, even though the technique is a breakthrough, its use and results will depend on the dermatologist’s knowledge of anatomy, associated treatments, and his understanding of discerning beauty.

Post-treatment: Normal life.

Protocol: 3 sessions, monthly.

Result: Immediate, lasts an average of 12 to 18 months after the beginning of the first session

Peeling

Female > Facial Treatments

It is a technique recommended to stimulate cell renewal. Through natural, mechanical or chemical agents, peeling causes exfoliation of the skin, eliminating its most superficial part, the epidermis. The goal is to stimulate the rapid formation of new layer in its place, which always happens from the inside out, from the dermis to the epidermis.

The intensity of the peel varies between superficial, medium or deep. The skin cells are thus stimulated to grow rejuvenated, softer and clearer.  Only the doctor is able to recommend peelings, because it is necessary to be precise about the depth conditions of the skin, characteristic that varies from person to person. In case of inaccuracy in the exfoliation process, excessive peeling can cause infections and leave scars.

Post-treatment: At doctor’s discretion.

Protocol: At doctor’s discretion.

Result: On average, 1 week after 1st session.

Tixel®

Female > Facial Treatments

It is a thermal system that acts by fractional action, that is, by discontinuous emissions of heat. recommended for rejuvenation, when applied to the skin, the emitted heat reaches only the upper dermis. Everything is very fast, resulting in two actions: the skin becomes more permeable to drugs and actives; and so starts producing new, better quality collagen.

Post-treatment: Redness lasting 6 to 12 hours; Small crusts form after 24 hours and last up to 3 days.

Protocol: 3 and 5 sessions, monthly.

Result: Gradual, 1 to 2 months after the first session

Botulinum toxin

Female > Facial Treatments

Botulinum toxin is the substance responsible for the most important revolution of rejuvenating treatments, being recognized as the most used procedure within the protocols that work with the concept of Prejuvenation (prevention and rejuvenation). And the explanation for this is simple: it is proven that botulinum toxin has the ability to delay the appearance of wrinkles and lines.

Formulated in doses that significantly dilute the source toxin, its action paralyzes the muscles of the face, preventing them from contracting and forming fine lines, or dynamic wrinkles to settle or deepen.

In Cosmiatry, botulinum toxin is recommended to treat forehead lines, wrinkles in general and those that form around the mouth (“barcode” effect) and eyes (crow’s feet). It also decreases neck lines, in a technique called “Nefertite´s Lifting”, and furrows between the eyebrows, among other applications.

Recent studies show that frequent application of botulinum toxin favors the formation of new collagen. Its use, however, goes beyond cosmiatry and can help treat migraines and sweating, for example.

Common sense should be the watchword when using botulinum toxin because, when in excess, the muscle relaxation produced can compromise the expressiveness and naturalness of the face – and this is an example of the relevance of one of our “less is more” philosophies. ”(Less is more), which preaches balance and harmony as standards of beauty and health.

Only doctors should apply botulinum toxin to their patients, as they are the professionals who are best able to strike the balance between ensuring expressiveness and looking youthful. Knowledge about human anatomy and, especially, about the depth of the facial muscles, in this type of treatment makes all the difference.

Post-treatment: Normal life, you only need to avoid lowering your head, exercising or lying down for 4 hours after application.

Protocol: 1 session.

Result: Immediate, with evolution of 7 to 15 days after the procedure.

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