The aging process can leave your face looking tired and hollow. This usually happens due to loss of muscle, fat, and even bone tissue. The natural volume and smoothness are lost over the years resulting in lines or wrinkles on the face. Fortunately, there is help available for anyone who is looking to reverse the negative effects of aging.
Over 150 million people in the United States have some degree of refractive error. According to the National Eye Institute, it’s one of the most prevalent vision problems. Fortunately, eye doctors can recommend eyewear prescriptions to people who suffer from refractive errors. Are you nearsighted, farsighted, or astigmatic but want to reduce your dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses? Refractive surgery may be right for you. I bet you’ve heard about LASIK and PRK. If you’re unsure which procedure is better suited for your ocular needs, read on to learn more about how they vary.
Radiesse is an injectable filler used to remove wrinkles and saggy skin. It is injected in the folded areas of the face to plump up wrinkled or loose skin. It works by stimulating collagen underneath the skin to give the skin a youthful look. Most Radiesse injections are done on the skin around the eyes, mouth, and neck. Most people whose skin folds due to age benefit from Radiesse. However, it is also used for facial reconstruction procedures.
LASIK is extremely safe and effective, with at least 94% of patients achieving 20/40 vision or better. However, this doesn’t mean that it is suitable for everyone or that now is necessarily the right time for you to undergo a LASIK procedure. In general, the average age range for getting LASIK is between the ages of 20 and 40. But, is there a right time or wrong time to undergo LASIK laser vision correction? Let’s find out.
Some people do their best to slow down and prevent aging, or even try to bring their youth back. The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery acknowledges there are many non-surgical methods that can give you a youthful, rejuvenated look. These methods are quick, with little to no downtime. Dermal fillers like Juvéderm® are effective and affordable nonsurgical options. As an innovative skin enhancement product, Juvéderm can fight the signs of aging. If you want to understand how, here’s what you should know.
You have almost certainly heard of Botox, the name of a well-known brand of neurotoxins that have a number of uses, including to counteract the effects of the aging process. It does this by reducing and eliminating fine lines and wrinkles, creating a smoother, rejuvenated, and younger-looking appearance. We are delighted to offer our patients the benefits of Botox, using our alternative neurotoxin treatment, Xeomin.
In the past, patients with myopia only had the option of prescription glasses or contact lenses to correct their vision. Today, there are many more treatments available, including one of the newest and most innovative – Implantable Collamer Lenses.
An intraocular lens (IOL) is an artificial lens for your eye. It will replace your eye’s natural lens that has been removed during your surgery. Your lens bends or refracts, the light that enters your eye. This helps you see better. The lens should be clear.
As experienced LASIK providers, we’d like to take the opportunity to address the safety profile of LASIK and reassure our patients that when you choose to undergo LASIK laser vision correction with us, your safety is our priority and this is what makes our procedures so successful.