You take care of the skin on your face to help you look more youthful and attractive, but often the hands are forgotten. Those with a youthful face can give their true age away when they neglect to care for the skin on their hands. Your hands are exposed to the elements, both indoors and outside. Sun damage, cleaners and other factors can make the skin on your hands look wrinkled, discolored and older. To rejuvenate the appearance of your hands to match your face, consider cosmetic treatments through a plastic surgeon.
Most treatments to improve the appearance of hands are non-surgical. However, a plastic surgeon can offer advanced procedures to give the skin on your hands the same benefits of cosmetic treatments for the face. Here are some cosmetic options to remove sun/brown spots, improve elasticity and minimize wrinkles on your hands:
- Laser therapy. Laser therapy is wonderful for removing sun and brown spots on the skin, a common issue on the hands. Plus, laser therapy can help improve collagen production for more youthful skin and reduced wrinkles.
- Microdermabrasion and chemical peels. Exfoliating the skin on the hands has the same effect as the face. It removes dead skin cells and reveals more youthful skin. Both microdermabrasion and chemical peels can be performed on the hands to rejuvenate the skin.
- Microneedling. To heal aging skin and improve elasticity, microneedling can promote collagen production in the treated areas, including the hands.
Your hands tell a story and can be a tell-tale sign of your age. Consult your local plastic surgery clinic on ways to rejuvenate the skin on your hands to reveal a more youthful appearance.
Posted on behalf of:
Sanaz Harirchian, M.D.
9230 Katy Fwy Suite 600
Houston, TX 77055