Dvora Ancona and Valerio Pedrelli discuss the results of a comparison study of two technologies to treat the aging neck, including wrinkles, skin texture and skin laxity.
Patient demand for minimally invasive procedures to treat common aging conditions has led to the introduction of various treatment modalities. A number of technologies based on generating a controlled wound to the skin, such as lasers and radiofrequency, are widely used and have been established as an effective treatment for a full range of facial skin aging symptoms by inducing production of new collagen and elastin1-4. The use of dermal fillers and botulinum toxin has become common practice for the improvement of facial wrinkles and the restoration of decreased facial volume, typical to aging. These technologies have enabled a relatively wide range of alternatives to facelifts that were, in the past, the only effective available treatment for aging symptoms.
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