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Your skin is composed of millions of living cells. Everyday, thousands of our superficial skin cells die and are replaced by new cells from beneath the skin surface. As we age, the process of cell replacement becomes slower. Some factors hasten the skin aging process such as: environmental conditions like sun exposure, dust, and smog. Unhealthy habits, such as smoking, improper diet, and vitamin deficiencies, as well as stress and hormonal conditions, and pregnancy or menopause also speed up the aging of skin.
Skin rejuvenation consists of several different procedures that help the skin shed layers of damaged cells and expose a new rejuvenated layer of skin. The new layer is more even in color and texture, and some of the fine wrinkles are decreased. Skin rejuvenation procedures are not limited to the face and neck area. These procedures can be performed on the hands, arms, upper chest, and back. The result is a healthier, more youthful, and refreshed appearance. Skin rejuvenation procedures include those involving light manual exfoliation; the procedures have many names depending on the equipment or formulations used in the treatment.
In Dr.Apesos' office, these treatments are called are Power Peels and MicroPeels and Ultrasonic Rehydration. The sessions are personalized depending on the age skin type and condition of the skin.
Light, medium, and heavy exfoliative treatments like dermabrasion and laser resurfacing are also available. Depending on the patient's particular treatment plan, time away from work can range from a half-hour to two weeks. In addition, your outdoor activity may be limited from one week to several months, depending on the type of skin rejuvenating procedure performed. Regardless of the type of procedure performed, Dr. Apesos can recommend specially formulated cleansing products, moisturizers, and sunscreens that, along with proper diet and exercise, will help to keep your skin looking healthier and refreshed.