From our late teens, collagen and elastin production starts to slow down, further reducing at a rapid rate from age 30. Not only do fine lines and wrinkles develop, but facial volume, plumpness and firmness dramatically decreases due to loss of fat. As collagen is responsible for skin firmness and tone, whilst elastin provides the skin with elasticity, the reduction in their production can further create sagging and facial hollowing. Contributors to the reduction of facial volume include:
Areas that may be treated to restore facial volume include:
The Australian Laser & Skin Clinic offers a range of effective treatment programmes that are targeted to address and restore facial volume. All areas of the face may be treated and are performed by a Registered Nurse. Options include:
Dermal Fillers work by plumping up the skin and make it firmer therefore plumping and smoothing out lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. Dermal Fillers can also provide hydration. The Australian Laser and Skin Clinic use and the safest, most effective dermal filler on the market today and is perfect to plump out areas of the face such as lips and cheeks that have lost their fullness and hydration.
Skin Needling promotes the renewal of fresh collagen and elastin which provides skin hydration and can effectively smooth, plump up and even skin surface. Increasing treatments can provide long lasting plumpness and fullness to reduce the appearance of gaunt, hollow or ageing contours. Click here for Skin Needling. The Australian Laser & Skin Clinic has access to varying treatment sizes to specifically target a range of volume concerns and skin textures.