Posts for: April, 2015
If your reflection in the mirror looks a little more fatigued or timeworn than you'd like, chemical peels can help rejuvenate your skin.
Chemical peels are a popular, non-invasive cosmetic procedure that help to invigorate the skin. A solution is applied to the face in a dermatologist's office, which encourages the damaged layers of skin to disperse, uncovering the pristine skin underneath. Your North Shore dermatologists are excited to offer this procedure to their patients.
What Chemical Peels Do
Chemical peels exfoliate the outer layers of facial skin that have been exposed to the sun or have signs of aging or scarring. With these layers cleared away, the pristine skin underneath is revealed. A consultation with your Brookline dermatologist will help determine which peel formula is best for your skin.
Once the course of peels is complete, your skin will look remarkably refreshed. Chemical peels not only even out skin tone and texture; they also reduce fine lines, fade scars, sun spots and other environmental damage, and improve the appearance of pores by unclogging them and reducing their size.
How Chemical Peels Are Applied
After you arrive at the Rockoff Center for Dermatology, Laser & Skin Surgery, you'll be prepped for the for your peel with a thorough cleansing of your face. Your Brookline dermatologist will then apply the peel to cover your face evenly. The dermatologists at the Rockoff Center are highly trained to know the precise time at which the peel should be removed for the best possible results. Afterward, a refreshing cream will be applied.
What Happens After a Peel
You may see some results immediately following your session. However, the new skin will be reddened at first, and you may experience some peeling as it heals. Your Boston dermatologist will instruct you on what kinds of creams or lotions you should apply during the healing process, which usually takes between 1 and 7 days. You may need one or more repeat procedures to get your desired results.
If you think you might benefit from a chemical peel, contact the Rockoff Center today for a consultation.
In just one appointment, Botox offers a rejuvenated look without a lengthy recovery.
Have you noticed that the lines in your face don't quite match up with your age or the way you feel? "Crow's feet" around the eyes and "frown lines" between the eyebrows can unfairly make you look older or stressed out. At The Rockoff Center, these inconvenient lines can easily be cleared away in one appointment with Botox!
How Botox works
Botox is cosmetic skin therapy aimed at minimizing wrinkles and fine lines near the eyes and forehead. The Botox solution, which is measured out by unit, is administered under the skin using a tiny needle. The main ingredient, purified botulinum toxin, works by temporarily suspending the movement of muscles under the targeted areas. Wrinkles are essentially a side effect of the facial muscles constantly moving. With the muscle movement restricted, however, the wrinkles relax and smooth out within a few days after treatment. Botox's effects typically last between three and four months, although results vary from patient to patient.
Botox is a safe, cost-effective, and minimally invasive procedure at your Andover dermatologist; this makes it an ideal way to reduce wrinkles without going through the cost and recovery of surgery. The results are usually very subtle and the end result leaves you looking refreshed, not constricted. A recent clinical study showed that the vast majority of people who received Botox treatment were very happy with the results; these people reported that they felt their appearance had improved. This is what the Rockoff Center strives for every day - to bring positive change to your reflection in the mirror.
If you're interested to learn more about restoring your youthful countenance with Botox, contact your Essex County plastic surgeon's office today.