Vitamin A creams eg Retinol can improve sun damage and mild wrinkling. They are useful as maintenance and can be used in combination with other anti wrinkle treatments. Vitamin A creams can be combined with Vitamin C creams and glycolic acid.
Frown lines and crow’s feet can be successfully treated with injections, which last 3-4 months. Due to TGA regulations, the names of these injections cannot be used on the website, but if you contact us these details can be provided.
There are many new injectable fillers which can be used for fine lines around the mouth, eyes and other areas. They can be used also to enlarge lips, fill areas of the face that have lost volume eg cheeks and hollows under the eyes. Fillers can be temporary (lasting 3-6 months), semipermanent ( lasting 12-18 months), and permanent. Due to TGA regulations, the names of these injections cannot be used on the website, but if you contact us these details can be provided.
Fractionated lasers eg Fraxel can improve some wrinkles, but generally less than 50% and require at least 4-5 treatment session. Some newer fractionated carbon dioxide lasers produce better improvement in wrinkles, but need at least 2-3 treatment sessions.
This is the gold standard for skin rejuvenation, and can produce dramatic reduction of wrinkles in one treatment session. It is particularly good for wrinkles around the mouth and is long lasting. Healing time is long and redness can last for months.
Chemical peeling can be useful for wrinkles depending on the strength of the peel. They range from superficial (glycolic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid), medium (trichloroacetic acid) and deep (phenol). Chemical peels may be combined with other treatments.