The scorching UV rays from sun, pollution and stressed lifestyle affect the health and freshness of our skin making it appear dull and lifeless, which further triggers the premature ageing of our skin. There is no escape from this harsh reality that with the progression of time, our skin develops hollows, wrinkles, fine lines and folds, bestowing an old and tired look. That is when the various anti-ageing treatments come into the picture.
What is the ageing process?
As the number of years of our existence on earth, i.e. our age increases, our body passes through many internal as well as external changes. This transformation in our body as mentioned below is referred to as ageing.
Skin: As we grow older, the cell renewal process (when the old cells are replaced by new cells) slows down and also the structural proteins and fat layers, arranged beneath the skin, deplete with time. As a result, the external skin becomes saggy and wrinkled losing its natural moisture.
Volume: The plump youthful beauty of face depends on the layers of subcutaneous tissues that adds appropriate volume and structure to the skin. The prominent jawline, lush lips and smooth cheeks lose its volume over the period of time. The lips become thinner and flat, the shape of the face changes and the mass shifts towards the lower section of the face due to pull of gravity.
Muscle: When we make an expression our facial muscles contract but later, relax back to its original position. Albeit, when we grow old, the facial muscles lose its elasticity and hence, they take longer time to relax back. Those contracted muscles leave imprints deep into the skin that appear as static or dynamic wrinkles over time.
Bones: The basic structure of our face is built by the bones. The layers of tissues and skin are settled over these bones only. When we grow older, the density of bone decreases and their structure also changes slowly. Thus, as time elapses, due to structural difference, the facial features might lose the balance amongst them.
What are the concerns related to anti-ageing treatments?
Even though there are numerous anti-wrinkle treatments available nowadays to keep the lines and wrinkles at a bay, people are petrified of ending up with a disproportionate and artificial look, which generally happens if balance amongst the facial features is disrupted.
Moreover, treating only a section of face cannot improve the overall appearance. For instance, if you have forehead lines, frown lines and dark circles, then, for dark circles, dermal fillers are used to fill up the lost volume. But to eliminate forehead lines or frown lines, anti-wrinkle injections work best that act on facial muscles. For a patient, it becomes confusing to decide on which anti-ageing treatment he/she should rely to remove all the unwanted lines and folds and attain a natural, youthful face.
Therefore, at Nitai Medical and Cosmetic Centre, we have introduced a combination anti-ageing treatment, called Total Face, that asserts effective measures on different sections of our face depending on the distinct skin requirements.
What is the idea behind Total Face anti-ageing treatment?
When our face starts showing the signs of ageing, it does not stay restricted to only a certain area, rather subtle changes start occurring all over our face such as dark circles, volume loss in lips, cheeks and temples, nasolabial folds among many others.
As patients, when we opt for only one type of anti-ageing treatment be it either anti-wrinkle injections or dermal fillers individually, they are not effective against all sorts of ageing symptoms as different cosmetic procedures have different features. Hence, to look youthful and appealing, it is mandatory to take action against every ageing issue at the same time, which is exactly what Total Face does.
At Nitai Medical and Cosmetic Centre, we customize Total Face anti-aging treatment based on the specific requirements of the patients. We include anti-wrinkle injections to erase the frown lines, crow’s feet, etc., dermal fillers to retain the lost volume of under eye areas, cheeks and lips and also double chin fat dissolving injections. Thus, Total Face corrects all the existing age flaws, rejuvenating the natural beauty of the face.
How does Total Face approach prove effective in inducing a natural and fresh look?
Our face can be categorized into three sections: the upper (from forehead till eyes), mid (nose and cheeks) and the lower (lips and chin). When we start ageing, subtle changes occur in all these three sections of our face. Concentrating on the correction of a single facial feature like nose or eyes only spoils the proper proportion of the face. With the option of Total Face, all minor as well as major changes in the face, are corrected by applying different treatment solutions, which also maintains harmony amongst the facial features. Thus, rejuvenating the face and generating a natural and fresh look approved by a majority of Australians.
How does Total Face deal with the ageing process?
In order to wipe out wrinkles and other complaints of ageing and retain a natural look throughout, the important task is to control the rate of ageing in the following layers- skin, volume, muscles and bones. Though bone structure cannot be changed without surgical means, the customization process of Total Face approach enables to stop the clock of ageing in skin, volume and muscles.
a. Anti-wrinkle injections are applied to the facial muscles responsible for wrinkles and folds. The premium quality anti-wrinkle injections used at Nitai Medical and Cosmetic Centre in Melbourne relaxes the specific wrinkle-causing muscles, thus reducing the visibility of any sort of folds, lines or wrinkles quite dramatically. Crow’s feet, forehead lines, frown lines and other such creases in upper, mid or lower section of the face, formed due to ageing muscles, can be treated with this anti-aging treatment.
b. Dermal fillers are synthetically created with a gel-based compound that plums up when it comes in contact with water, hence it is used to make up for the lost volume in our face. Under eye areas, cheeks and lips lose their volume over time and dermal fillers fill those hollow areas, thus capturing our youthful glamour. Dark circles correction, under eye bags removal, lip enhancement, cheek enhancement, volume rectification as well as contouring of facial features can be achieved with this.
c. Double chin removal injections dissolve the extra fat that gets accumulated in the chin area with the growing age. Thus, it defines the jawline and helps in contouring the lower section of the face. In Total face approach, when the ageing process of facial volume and muscles is controlled, the wrinkles and folds on the external skin vanish on its own as the skin is rejuvenated from within. Thus, it eliminates all traces of aging and re-builds a fresh, natural and youthful face.
For further information on the Face Rejuvenation treatment, visit us at www.nitai.com.au.