Posts Tagged ‘wrinkles’

Role Of The Microfibrills of Fibrillin In Aging (Ageing) And Photoaging (Photoageing) (Sun-induced Ageing) (For Professionals)

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Role Of The Microfibrills of Fibrillin In Aging (Ageing) And Photoaging (Photoageing) (Sun-induced Ageing) (For Professionals) Presentation of fibrillin is an extracellular protein is responsible as scafolding for deposition elastic fibres exists as fibrillin f1 and 2 encoded by FBN1 and 2 encoding Marfan syndrome Functions of fibrillin: strengthens elastic fibres and enables transmission of […]

Treatment with Botulinum Toxin (Botox©)

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is Botulinum Toxin ? How does it treat wrinkles ? It is a toxin produced by the bacteria Clostridium Botulinium. When injected in big quantities, the toxin induces muscular paralysis. In smaller quantities in a targeted muscle, the paralysis remains localized. Therefore, if it is injected in the muscles which produce frowning wrinkles and […]

Chemical peels

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is a chemical peel ? Also called exfoliation treatment, it is a technique of skin regeneration, thus having an “anti-aging” effect. An evaluation before treatment as well as the treatment itself must be done by a physician experienced in dermatology. Different chemical substances can be used. By this technique, skin is exfoliated followed by […]

Skin cosmetic surgery

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Have you ever wanted to get rid of ugly moles, brown spots or scars on your face? If so, you are not alone. When it comes to skin cosmetic procedures, a wrong decision on your part can make the difference between aesthetic improvement and chronic embarrassment. Thus, it pays to arm oneself with the requisite […]

IPL Treatment

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

IPL Treatment Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What is IPL? IPL stands for “Intense pulsed light”. It is a technology which enables treatment of multiple skin conditions, such as pigmentation and small vascular malformations (telangiectasia). This technology is also known to the public as photorejuvenation. This machine is not a laser in strict […]

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