Non-Surgical Hand Rejuvenation

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Reverse Signs of Ageing Hands

Are your once plump, smooth and healthy-looking hands developing a thin bony structure, revealing veins and wrinkles as you get older?

If the answer is Yes, you've probably realised that aside from your face, your hands can expose a great deal about your age. Worse still, your hands can make you look older than you are! 

If your hands have started or are already showing any tell-tale signs of ageing or sun damage, you should consider getting non-surgical hand rejuvenation treatment.

This is an excellent, non-invasive option for treating ageing hands and restoring that youthful, rejuvenated, smoother and healthy appearance.

At Dr Aesthetica, we offer two great treatment options for ageing hands.

Hand Rejuvenation with Radiesse

While we mainly use hyaluronic acid fillers in most facial anti-ageing treatments, we prefer Radiesse, a Calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) filler for hand rejuvenation procedures.

Multiple studies have shown that Radiesse will improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and prominent structures (veins & tendons) in ageing hands.

  • Radiesse instantly restores lost volume to the skin by filling in the fine lines and the depressions between the tendons and veins. There’s an immediate smoothing result.
  • In the weeks and months that follow, the CaHA particles in Radiesse form a ‘scaffold’ that stimulates your skin cells to produce additional collagen. The main reason your hands begin to look older, wrinkled, dull, or lax is the drop in collagen production as you get older. Boosting collagen production will slow down or even reverse these signs of ageing.

Radiesse also holds the title of the first dermal filler to receive FDA approval for volume restoration in ageing hands.

Another great thing about Radiesse is that there's virtually no downtime. Patients are free to resume most of their everyday activities immediately following the session—making it an extremely convenient treatment option for people with busy schedules and lifestyles.

The incredible anti-ageing effects typically last for 12-18 months before a follow-up treatment is needed.

Hand Rejuvenation with Profhilo

Profhilo is a unique & revolutionary injectable anti-ageing treatment that stimulates the body's natural collagen production. The result is a remarkable improvement in the texture of your skin and a significant reduction in the appearance of wrinkles and prominent veins. The treatment also works at a cellular level to rehydrate the skin far more effectively than a topical cream ever could.

Profhilo is injected into the skin's layers at carefully mapped injection points on the back of your hand. It then disperses evenly throughout the skin, so the anti-ageing effects are visible throughout the whole back of your hand.

The treatment involves two sessions a month apart for optimum results. While you might notice some results immediately following the treatment, the real magic happens in the weeks to follow as your skin rebuilds the new collagen and elastin.

We recommend a top-up treatment session after every 6-9 months, depending on the level of correction required, your age, and lifestyle.

 

Hand Rejuvenation Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for hand rejuvenation treatment?

Any healthy adult could potentially benefit from a hand rejuvenation treatment. That said, this treatment is popular among women and men who are concerned that the appearance of their hands is making them look older.

Common signs of ageing hands include:

  • Volume loss
  • Dull, tired, dehydrated skin
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Prominent veins
  • Skin laxity and crepe-like texture
  • Sagging skin

A hand rejuvenation procedure with Radiesse or Profhilo will be an excellent option for anyone who wants to reverse these signs of ageing. Either treatment can be combined with other injectables or used as a stand-alone treatment.

Why have I started to notice my hands look older?

Have you noticed that as you get older, the skin on your hands is wrinkling faster than other body areas? This is a common complaint among many of our patients. While ageing is the primary contributor, there are several other factors to take into account.

  • Our hands are exposed to the sun most of the time. Over time, ultraviolet rays damage the collagen and elastin fibres that keep the skin firm. The skin then gets loose, thin, and wrinkled. Sun damage is also the #1 contributor to crepey skin.
  • Our hands are in use all the time. The constant motion can slowly compromise the skin's protective barrier function, causing our hands to appear rough, dry and wrinkly.
  • We tend to pay less attention to our hands and divert all of our skincare efforts to our face. This will only exacerbate the signs of ageing.

Does hand rejuvenation hurt?

At most, you may feel a slight pinch at times, but the procedure is very well tolerated by our patients with little to no pain.

That said, everyone has a different pain threshold. That's why we offer the option of a topical numbing prior to treatment to make the process as comfortable as possible.

We will also discuss any concerns or fears you have before the procedure to help you feel more relaxed.

After the treatment, some common injection-related side effects to watch out for include swelling, redness, pain, itching, discolouration and tenderness at the injection site. Generally, they are mild and typically resolve quickly and disappear entirely within a few days.

Is there anything I need to do after the treatment?

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 72 hours as this can disrupt the placement of the injectable and reduce how effective the treatment will be.
  • Avoid any heat-inducing activities, such as spas and saunas, for two weeks. Apply sunscreen every time you go out into the sun.
  • Avoid alcohol for at least two days after having the treatment to minimise the risk of bruising and swelling.
  • Take into account any specific aftercare instructions your injector gives you.

Apart from that, you can get back to your day straight after the treatment!

 

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