Category Archives: Skin Resurfacing

Dermaplaning: A Quick and Easy Way to Younger-Looking Skin

Chemical peels and face lifts are tried and true ways to achieve younger looking skin. But for people who don’t want to worry about recovery days and are interested in quick results, dermaplaning offers a great option in skin care. Dermaplaning, also known as skin planing, is a non-invasive skin-care treatment to help combat the natural signs of aging. Exfoliation In this process, professionally trained technicians remove the top layer of skin and the vellus hair from the face using a sterile surgical …

Protect Yourself from Signs of Aging: Wear Sunscreen

In a study conducted by the World Health Organization, researchers found that 80 to 90% of the visible changes in the skin attributed to aging may actually be caused by the sun. The ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun cause increased wrinkling, dark spots, and reddening, and can also cause the skin to become leathery. In fact, researchers found the number of wrinkles a person has is significantly related to the total hours of sun exposure. So what can you do to prevent premature aging of your …

Skin Resurfacing: The Perspective of a Facial Plastic Surgeon

By Cooper Scurry, M.D. In previous articles published in Forsyth Woman, I have written on the topics of facelifting, nasal surgery and cosmetic injectable products. This article deals with the topic of skin resurfacing. Skin resurfacing is any procedure that removes the outer most layers of the skin in order to improve the health and appearance of that skin. Skin resurfacing is best suited for, and therefore most commonly performed on, the skin of the face. Patient complaints which lead a person …
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