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About Facial Aging

Aging is inevitable. Despite your best efforts, you can’t stop the aging process. But thanks to modern aesthetic medicine, you can roll back the clock and recover youthful skin. Advanced cosmetic treatments, such as microneedling and IPL photofacial, allow us to stimulate natural healing within your body, making your skin heal itself. At Phoenix Skin and Laser, our cosmetic providers carefully examine your facial skin and curate personalized treatments to reverse the signs of facial aging.

Causes of Facial Aging

As you grow older, your facial skin develops numerous signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles, facial creases, nasolabial folds around the nose, marionette lines around the mouth, hollow cheeks, deep tear troughs, dark circles under the eyes, and a hollow facial appearance. Most of the signs of facial aging can be traced back to the gradual loss of collagen, a fibrous protein that holds your skin tissues together.

Collagen is a fibrous protein that binds your skin tissues together and holds them upright against the force of gravity. When you’re young, your body produces a high volume of collagen, making your skin look soft, firm, and voluminous. But as you grow older, your body’s ability to produce new collagen fibers is compromised, leading to facial sagging, skin laxity, wrinkles, fine lines, facial creases, and facial hollows.

The signs of aging are further catalyzed by sun exposure, environmental exposure, genetics, and other external factors.

Treatments for Facial Aging

Phoenix Skin and Laser provides highly personalized treatments for facial aging. Instead of simply filling out your wrinkles temporarily, our treatments focus on addressing the root cause of aging — collagen. After a thorough consultation and evaluation, our medical providers curate personalized treatment plans to encourage natural collagen production, essentially catalyzing your body’s innate ability to heal itself. Depending on your unique needs, your treatment may include RF microneedling or IPL photofacial.

RF Microneedling

RF microneedling is a unique skin rejuvenation procedure that stimulates natural collagen production. The cosmetic provider uses a specialized device to make thousands of micro-punctures on the skin’s surface while delivering radiofrequency waves into the deep dermis. Your body responds to these micro-punctures by activating the healing processes, such as collagen production and skin cell regeneration, leading to firm, smooth, and taut skin. The results improve over several weeks.

IPL Photofacial

IPL photofacial is a non-invasive anti-aging treatment that involves delivering highly-calibrated wavelengths of light energy into the skin. Different wavelengths of light energy target different layers of the skin. The cosmetic provider adjusts the laser device to deliver the optimal wavelength to stimulate collagen production. As the light energy penetrates the deep dermis, your body starts producing new collagen fibers and skin cells, helping you achieve smoother and more youthful skin.

Schedule an Appointment

Phoenix Skin and Laser is a luxurious medical spa specializing in cutting-edge anti-aging treatments and solutions. Led by Katherine Bowyer, the leading board-certified advanced aesthetician in Portland, our cosmetic providers curate the ideal treatment plans to stimulate collagen production and make your body heal itself. Our treatments allow you to reclaim and maintain soft, even-textured, and youthful skin. Please schedule an appointment to explore your facial aging treatment options in Portland.

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