Anti-aging Treatment in Indiranagar, Bangalore
Botox is a brand name of an injection that is used for treating wrinkles and is one of the most popular, safe and revolutionary wrinkle reduction procedure.
What is botox?
It is a Neurotoxin Type A produced by Clostridium Botulinum, which when injected in small calculated doses into the specific muscle, combats the dynamic facial wrinkles by weakening the underlying facial muscles.
How does it work?
It’s a Chemo-signals from the brain to the muscles that are responsible for the repetitive motion resulting in wrinkles. Botox blocks the signals from the nerve into the facial muscles which cause wrinkles. This relaxes the muscles and stops them from contracting, leaving the overlying skin smooth and unwrinkled.
Where can it be used?
Reduces or eliminates wrinkles in the upper third of the face including forehead lines, frown lines between the eyebrows and crows feet around the eyes. It is FDA approved It can be injected into the following areas:
- Crow’s feet
- Upper and lower lips
It can also be used for Hyperhidrosis and Gummy smile
How is the treatment given?
It’s a walk-in procedure. A disposable syringe is used to inject the botox into the specified muscle by a small prick onto the skin. There is no chance of scarring. It is safe and you can resume your activities immediately after treatment. Results are described as giving one a relaxed and youthful appearance.
What are fillers?
Dermal fillers are substances that your body produces naturally and are used to increase the volume of specific areas over the face that have lost their volume in due course of time due to photo damage and ageing thereby resulting in wrinkles, hollowness and loss of facial contour.
How is the treatment given?
It is a FDA approved procedure. Dermal fillers come in a sterile pre-filled syringe. When injected into the required area, it pumps up mild to moderate lines and folds, smoothes, gives a natural look and feel, and is perfect for facial contouring and adding volume to large areas such as cheeks.
It’s a very safe technique, long-lasting, natural-appearing filler.
When do I need this?
After the age of 20, our skin produced 1% less collagen each year. This results in loss of facial volume, hollowing of cheeks and areas around the eyes, development of skin creases and wrinkles. Using dermal fillers for your lips and cheeks you can restore volume and youthfulness.
What are they used for?
- Plump thin lips
- Instant and long-lasting wrinkle correction
- Dark circles around the eye, eye bags correction
- Correcting naso-labial folds and other deformities for example around the mouth, forehead lines and smile lines
- Shaping the cheeks and mouth for facial contour
- Improve the appearance of depressed scars
- Hand enhancement
A thread facelift is a safe, convenient alternative to traditional facelift surgery. It tightens sagging around the cheeks, jawline and neck, stimulate collagen production and restore firmness more quickly and with less risk than the conventional approach.
- The best candidates for thread face lifting are the ones between 30s and 60s.
- Instant results are noted
- No visible scars seen
- Minimal pain/ bleeding
What is Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) therapy?
PRP is a blood plasma that’s rich in platelets and is derived from the patient’s own blood. WHAT ARE PLATELETS? Platelets are a component of blood who’s ability to stop bleeding and to repair damaged blood vessels and cells in the body. They release proteins (called growth factors) when they become activated by contact with the body’s tissue. This activation promotes tissue repair and collagen production.
We at Dr Swetha’s Cosmoderm Centre, one of the best skin clinic in Indiranagar provides the best PRP treatment at an affordable cost.
Which areas can be treated with PRP therapy?
The following summarizes the area best suited to PRP treatment:
- Dark under-eye circles
- Hair loss
- Fine lines & creases on the forehead
- Stretch mark
- Smile lines & open pores
- Nasolabial folds
- Poor skin texture
- Back of the hands
- Necklace lines & turkey neck
- The creepiness of the of the upper eyelid & décolletage
How is the procedure done?
One of the real achievements of PRP is for rejuvenation of the under-eye area. PRP can improve skin quality and decrease dark circles in this area.
PRP can be injected into any scars and will improve appearance by stimulating collagen production.
There is increasing evidence for PRP as a treatment for stretch marks, with patients reporting the decreased size of their stretch marks.
Is PRP therapy painful?
By using the local anaesthetic creams for a long time, most patients don’t find the treatment painful.
How many PRP treatments will I need?
Treatment protocols will vary from patient to patient. We generally advise that patients over the age of 40 will need a course of 3 treatments spaced 4 to 6 weeks apart. Younger patients may only need 1, and some patients may require more dependent on their indications.
Will I notice results immediately?
Most people start to notice results themselves around 3-4 sessions.
What are the side effects of PRP treatments?
Because the treatment involves only injection of your own blood with nothing added to it, it is very safe. Side-effects, if they occur at all, are usually mild to moderate.