PHOTOAGING – Vit A
Skin aging is a multi-factorial process that comprises intrinsic and extrinsic factors. In this frame, intrinsic factors are those processes ingenious to the organism and extrinsic factors are damages coming from the outside that amplify the effect of the first ones.
When we talk about photoaging we are not only referring to natural intrinsic processes but to the combination of both processes –intrinsic and extrinsic-. UV radiation leads to photochemical modifications of DNA, direct photochemical modifications in proteins, formation of free radicals and enzymatic modifications. Cigarettes and pollution cause increase in elastase activity plus increase in metallo-proteinase-1 activity that causes degradation of collagen.
All these effects lead to a severe skin flaccidity problem, formation of deep wrinkles –dynamic or static- apparition of pigmentary lesions, hyperkeratosis and they can even produce malignant lesions, so the treatment to use in these cases should be different to the one administered to a patient who suffers chronological skin aging and who hasn’t been exposed to extrinsic factors.
The treatment will be focused in the restitution of dermal tissue, epidermal cell renewal, reduction or elimination of pigmentations, reduction of wrinkles and enhancement of skin elasticity.
Powerful action on moderate photoageing, fine lines associated with mild epidermal pigmentations.
Moderate photoaging associated with mild pigmentations. Inflammatory acne.
Discomfort: Mild to moderate abrasion
Degree of peeling: Light – Moderate- Heavy [every person is different]
Minimum number of sessions: 3
Recovery time: 3-7 days
OAK RIDGES FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY
12840 Yonge Street, Suite 101
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 4H1
Medical Spa Treatment Clinic Serving Clients from
Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Aurora, Vaughan, King City, Markham, Toronto, Ontario
Palomar Medical Technologies produces the most advanced cosmetic lasers and intense pulsed light (IPL) systems to help improve the appearance of women's and men's skin.