Wrinkle Reduction


Wrinkles are caused by both chronological age and by photoaging (ie ageing due to the sun). Muscle movement, loss of collagen and elastin, and smoking all contribute to wrinkle formation.Treatment of wrinkles depends on their severity and type. Dermatologists and plastic surgeons grade wrinkles using the Glougau Classification of Ageing.

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    GLOUGAU CLASSIFICATION

    DESCRIPTION

    TREATMENT OPTIONS

    Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 22:27

    Description

    Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 22:27

    MILD

    Few wrinkles, requires little or no make-up for coverage

    1.Sun protection + avoidance2. Retinoid creams

    MODERATE

    Early wrinkling, requires little makeup

    1.Sun protection + avoidance2. Retinoid creams3. Regular chemical peels4. Anti-wrinkle injections

    ADVANCED

    Persistent wrinkling, broken blood vessel, sun spots , need make-up

    1. Sun protection + avoidance2. Retinoid creams3. Anti-wrinkle injections4. Volume enhancing injections5. Vascular laser therapy6. Fractionated erbium laser resurfacing7. Plastic cosmetic surgery

    SEVERE

    Deep wrinkling and furrows, sunspots, irregular texture and discolouration of skin

    1. Sun protection + avoidance2. Retinoid creams3. Anti-wrinkle injections4. Volume enhancing injections5. Vascular laser therapy6. Fractionated erbium laser resurfacing7. Plastic cosmetic surgery


    Anti-ageing changes in facial appearance can be achieved by treating with Anti-wrinkle injections, Volume enhancing injections and laser resurfacing, giving a rejuvenated younger refreshed appearance.



It is never too late to prevent skin aging. Regular sun protection and sun avoidance will reduce the formation of wrinkles.
A referral is not always required for a cosmetic consultation with our dermatologists as these do not attract a medicare rebateunless you have a medical problem.If you are uncertain if you need a referral contact our helpful staff on (02) 9958 1555. Our dermatologists kindly request that you bring all of the cosmetic products you are using or have tried previously along to the consultation.