With all the current rejuvenation treatments available, short of a facelift? Which treat has the most benefits for the longest period?

I'm a 56 year old female, fitness trainer, red/blonde w/light skin, I see the droop starting around the sides of my lower face/chin and the lines around and on my lips and forehead increasing at an alarming rate, what would you recommend absent facelift?

Answers from doctors (2)


Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Published on Jan 10, 2012

Titan for skin titening without down time but you should go visit a couple of treatment centers and get some other opinions and do some research online.
Laser resurfacing like PEARL or PEARL fractional.
David A. Engleman M.D.

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Titan for skin titening without down time but you should go visit a couple of treatment centers and get some other opinions and do some research online.
Laser resurfacing like PEARL or PEARL fractional.
David A. Engleman M.D.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor Rejuve

Published on Jan 10, 2012

Those are all concerns that trouble many patients in your age group.
Luckily, we have many possible treatments that will help. The most
important thing is that you will need to combine various treatments to get
the best possible result. Not one treatment is going to be the magic
bullet. It likely that you will need to do some type of laser treatment.
For the best results, you will need to do a laser ablative treatment which
helps improve lines and wrinkles, tighten droopy skin, eliminate age spots,
and lessen pores. This would require 5-7 days of downtime. If the
downtime is too much, then you can consider a non ablative laser
treatment. There is less downtime but you would need an average of 4
treatments vs 1 treatment. Also, there is less improvement that the laser
ablative treatment but overall your skin would see a dramatic improvement.
Secondly, it is likely that you would need botox for the wrinkles around
the eyes and the lines in the frown area. Thirdly, dermal fillers such as
Radiesse can be injected in the laugh lines and to enhance the sagging the
cheeks. Juvederm can injected to help with the lines around the mouth.
Lastly, I would recommend a comprehensive skin regimen that would include
anti-oxidants, glycolic acid, Retinoic Acid, growth factors, and
polypeptides which can improve tone, texture, fine lines and wrinkles.

Answered by Rejuve (View Profile)

Those are all concerns that trouble many patients in your age group.
Luckily, we have many possible treatments that will help. The most
important thing is that you will need to combine various treatments to get
the best possible result. Not one treatment is going to be the magic
bullet. It likely that you will need to do some type of laser treatment.
For the best results, you will need to do a laser ablative treatment which
helps improve lines and wrinkles, tighten droopy skin, eliminate age spots,
and lessen pores. This would require 5-7 days of downtime. If the
downtime is too much, then you can consider a non ablative laser
treatment. There is less downtime but you would need an average of 4
treatments vs 1 treatment. Also, there is less improvement that the laser
ablative treatment but overall your skin would see a dramatic improvement.
Secondly, it is likely that you would need botox for the wrinkles around
the eyes and the lines in the frown area. Thirdly, dermal fillers such as
Radiesse can be injected in the laugh lines and to enhance the sagging the
cheeks. Juvederm can injected to help with the lines around the mouth.
Lastly, I would recommend a comprehensive skin regimen that would include
anti-oxidants, glycolic acid, Retinoic Acid, growth factors, and
polypeptides which can improve tone, texture, fine lines and wrinkles.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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