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Procedures Through the Ages

The secret to looking and feeling your best involves prevention and correction. In your teens and twenties, the focus is on taking care of your skin and creating facial balance. As you get older, rejuvenation becomes more important. Because aging involves changes in skin, fat, muscle, and bone, you want to select a comprehensive approach. This simple guide can help you figure out what’s right for you.

  • In Your Teens:

    If you’re concerned about: Prevent: Correct:
    Overall Anti-Aging Sunscreen
    Good Skin Care Regimen
    Don’t Smoke
    Drink Plenty of Water
    Eat Fruits/Veggies
    Excessive Hair Growth Rule out medical conditions contributing to your hair growth. Laser Hair Removal
    Rx Creams (Vaniqua)
    Waxing/Threading
    Electrolysis
    Large, Prominent, or Protruding Ears Otoplasty or “Ear Pinning Surgery”
    Trouble Breathing Through your Nose Avoid Allergens
    Consider Allergy Testing
    Saline Nasal Spray
    Nasal Saline Irrigation
    Steroid nasal sprays surgery to correct a deviated septum (septoplasty) can sometimes help. Usually only done after the age of 16 or 17.
    Large nose, “nasal hump”, or “crooked nose” Surgery to correct a crooked nose (rhinoplasty) can sometimes help. Usually done after age of 18.
    Birthmark or Mole Consultation for Diagnosis Possible laser treatment
    Surgical options
  • In Your 20’s:

    If you’re concerned about: Prevent: Correct:
    Overall Anti-Aging Use Sunscreen
    Good Skincare Regimen
    Eat Fruits/Veggies
    Drink Plenty of Water
    Don’t Smoke
    Brown Spots/ Excessive Freckling Wear sunscreen
    Avoid sun exposure between 10AM and 2PM
    Skin Lightening Creams
    Chemical Peels
    BBL Laser Treatments
    Excessive Hair Growth Consultation to rule out medical conditions. Laser Hair Removal
    Rx Creams (Vaniqua)
    Waxing/Threading
    Electrolysis
    Acne Scars Resurfacing/Dermabrasion
    Sculptra® /Fillers
    Forehead Lines/Wrinkles In selected cases, injectables (BOTOX® or Dysport®) work very well.
    Early Wrinkles Sunscreen
    Use a good moisturizer
    Consider Tretinoin (not for pregnant/nursing women or with rosacea)
    Chemical Peels
    Microlaser Peels
    Injectables
    “Tear Trough” Hollowing Restylane® (in selected cases)
    Puffy Lower Eyelids Rule out a rare condition called blepharochalasis Transconjunctival lower eyelid blepharoplasty
    Thin Lips Injectables, such as Restylane® and Juvederm®
    Trouble Breathing Through Your Nose Avoid allergens/consider allergy testing
    Saline nasal spray
    Nasal saline irrigation
    Steroid nasal sprays
    In selected cases, surgery to correct a deviated septum (septoplasty) can help.
    Large nose, “nasal hump”, or “crooked nose” In selected cases, surgery to correct a crooked nose (rhinoplasty) can help.
    Small Chin Injectables (Radiesse®)
    Chin implant
    Ill-Defined Area Under Chin/Fat Under Chin In some cases, neck liposuction. Can be combined with a chin implant.
  • In Your 30’s:

    If you’re concerned about: Prevent: Correct:
    Overall Anti-Aging Sunscreen
    Antioxidant Serums
    Skin Care Regimen
    Diet and Exercise
    Don’t Smoke
    Fine Lines/Wrinkles Preventative Laser Treatments
    Consider Tretinoin (not for pregnant/nursing/rosacea)
    Sun Avoidance
    Corrective Laser Treatments
    Chemical Peels
    Injectables
    Brown Spots/Freckling Avoid Sun Exposure
    Tretinoin (not for pregnant/nursing/rosacea)
    Lightening Creams
    BBL Laser Treatments
    Chemical Peels
    Blood Vessels/Redness Around Nose and Cheeks Check for Rosacea Nd:YAG Laser Treatments
    Forehead Lines, Frown Lines, Crow’s Feet Avoid Excessive Sun Exposure Injectables (Botox® or Dysport®)
    Smile Lines Use a Good Moisturizer Injectables (Restylane®, Juvederm®)
    “Tear Trough” or “Undereye” Hollows Restylane®
    Puffy Lower Eyelids Rule out a rare condition called blepharochalasis. Transconjunctival Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty
    Mid-Cheek Hollowing Injectables
    Sculptra®
    Mid-face lift
    Trouble Breathing Through Your Nose Avoid allergens/consider allergy testing
    Saline nasal spray
    Nasal saline irrigation
    Steroid nasal sprays
    In selected cases, surgery to correct a deviated septum (septoplasty) can help.
    Appearance of Chin or Area Under Chin In some cases, neck liposuction. Can be combined with a chin implant.
  • In Your 40’s:

    In addition to the minimally invasive treatments listed above, there are procedures to correct the changes that begin to occur in your 40’s and beyond.

    If you’re concerned about: Prevent: Correct:
    Loose Skin of the Upper Eyelid Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty
    Crepiness of the Lower Eyelid Preventative Laser Treatments
    Moisturizing Eye Cream
    Laser Resurfacing
    Chemical Peels
    Loose Skin of the Lower Eyelid, Lower Eyelid “Bags” Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty
    Dull, Bumpy Skin Consultation to evaluate for any lesions Microlaser Peel
    Chemical Peels
    Moderate Wrinkles BOTOX® or Dysport® Injectables (BOTOX® or Dysport® and in some areas; Restylane®, Perlane®, Juvederm®, Radiesse®)
    Laser Resurfacing
    Chemical Peels
    Severe Wrinkles Laser Resurfacing
    Baker’s Peel
    Loss of Facial Volume Injectables
    Sculptra®
    Fat Grafting (in selected cases)
    Mid-Face Hollowing/Sagging Injectables
    Cheek Implants
    Mid-Face Lift
    “Jowls,” Loss of Defined Jawline or Neckline, Sagging Skin of the Lower Face and Neck Facelift/Necklift