Your skin is your first line of defense against the outer environment. As such, it is vitally important that you maintain its health and appearance. Even though you may take good care of your skin, sometimes you still need professional dermatology services and treatments. Our patients in the Lafayette area are sometimes rightfully confused by the wide variety of anti-aging treatments and procedures that have come online in recent years. Let’s take a look at some popular treatments that can help you look like the best version of yourself, as well as how skin ages in the first place.
One of the most common causes of prematurely aging skin are lifestyle choices like smoking and drinking. These types of behaviors can deprive your body of needed nutrients and lead to the rapid breakdown of skin components required for healthy, wrinkle-free skin.
One often unrecognized factor in the development of prematurely aging skin is the age-related loss of a substance called hyaluronic acid. This naturally-occurring substance has the unique ability to attract and bind a tremendous amount of moisture and hold it within your skin cells. This allows them to remain plump and hydrated so that your skin appears youthful and radiant.
The age-related loss of hyaluronic acid is where products like Juvederm® can help tremendously. Juvederm® is an injectable gel that is rich in hyaluronic acid. By injecting it into your face where needed, we replace the hyaluronic acid that has led to the development of thin, wrinkled skin.
Juvederm® has an advantage over other types of cosmetic dermatology procedures in Lafayette. It offers results that are very natural since no incisions are necessary. The more damage that occurs during a treatment, the more downtime is required for healing. Juvederm® patients are able to resume their work and daily life almost immediately after their treatment. Another advantage to Juvederm® treatment is that you can expect results that are immediate and long-lasting.
Laser Hair Removal
Unwanted hair is one of the main reasons people seek out dermatology treatments. Lasers allow us to safely remove hair and prevent its further growth by destroying the hair follicle permanently. Multiple laser hair removal sessions are typically required to permanently prevent the growth of unwanted hair.
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Whether you are interested in cosmetic dermatology, medical dermatology, or medical spa treatments, our team at Acadiana Dermatology can help you. Contact us today to book an appointment at our office in Lafayette.