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Skin Rejuvenation
Skin Rejuvenation

Skin rejuvenation is a blanket term to describe

numerous methods of non-surgical treatments designed to address unwanted skin conditions. These conditions may include:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Age spots
  • Sun damage
  • Broken capillaries
  • Rosacea
  • Pigment irregularities
  • Acne or chicken pox scars
  • Superficial facial scars from a past injury

…in addition to others. The various treatments that skin rejuvenation encompasses include:

  • Facial fillers/facial injectables
  • Laser treatments (photo facials or IPL laser treatment)
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Laser skin resurfacing (alblative or non-alblative)

Cost of Skin Rejuvenation

"The cost of skin rejuvenation

differs based on the type of treatment being administered."

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the cost of skin rejuvenation differs based on the type of treatment being administered. In 2010, the ASAPS reports the following average skin rejuvenation fees:

Injectable Skin Rejuvenation
Laser Skin Rejuvenation

How is skin rejuvenation performed?

For patients receiving facial injectables, skin rejuvenation is administered via an injection directly at the treatment site. A topical anesthetic may be applied prior to the injection, except for those treatments approved for the addition of lidocaine.

For patients undergoing laser skin rejuvenation, a hand-held light beam is applied to the treatment area over a series of several sessions. The number of sessions depends on the type of treatment, the degree of the patient’s condition and the skin’s response to treatment.


Risks of Skin Rejuvenation

"The risks of skin rejuvenation are

minimal and they depend on the specific type of treatment."

The risks of skin rejuvenation are minimal and they depend on the specific type of treatment. However, any skin treatment may include risk of redness, discomfort, or swelling following treatment. There is also the risk that the skin will not respond to treatment; however, most patients report some degree of satisfaction with their


Skin Rejuvenation Recovery

For both facial injectables and laser treatments, most skin rejuvenation patients are able to resume normal activities the same day.


Who is a good candidate for skin rejuvenation?

Ideal candidates for skin rejuvenation are healthy adults affected by any of the conditions listed above. Pregnant women should not undergo skin rejuvenation treatments unless directed to by their physician.


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