Dermabrasion Dermabrasion is a technique that uses a wire brush or a diamond wheel with rough edges (called a burr or fraise) to remove the upper layers of the skin.
Chemical Peel In a chemical peel, a chemical solution is applied to the skin and allowed to soak in. Over the next one to 14 days, depending on how deeply the chemical penetrated the skin, the skin peels off.
Laser Resurfacing Laser resurfacing uses a laser to send out brief pulses of high - energy light that are absorbed by water and substances in the skin called chromophores.
Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures - Surgery Options You may have several cosmetic surgery or procedure options to enhance or restore your appearance. Talking with your doctor can help you choose the option that best fits your needs.Some common cosmetic surgeries or procedures include:Laser resurfacing, which uses a laser light to destroy and remove (vaporize) the upper layers of the skin, causing new skin to grow. It is typically used to remove or
Breast Enlargement During surgery to enlarge the breasts, (augmentation mammoplasty), an implant is placed under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle beneath the breast.
Filler Injections Filler injections are a cosmetic treatment used to smooth wrinkles or pitted scars in the skin,usually on the face. They are also used to make the lips fuller. When injected under the skin,a filler raises or puffs up that area. This goes away over time. There are many kinds of injectable fillers,including: Human collagen made in a lab (CosmoDerm,CosmoPlast). Hyaluronic acid (Restylane,...
Face-Lift (Rhytidectomy) A face-lift is the most extensive way to remove or reduce the appearance of wrinkles and sagging of the face caused by age.