Anti-Ageing: Prevention and Treatment Methods

by Dr Rajat Gupta Dermatologist

One thing that is beyond our reach is the natural process of ageing. As time passes by we all tend to get visible lines and dullness on our face. There are several things that can lead our skin to age. Some things are just inevitable while other factors can be controlled. While it is completely normal for your face to lose certain youthfulness. The skin also starts becoming drier and thinner. Mainly our genes are responsible for this type of ageing and are commonly known as intrinsic ageing.

The other forms of ageing that affect our skin are mainly due to environment and lifestyle choices can make your skin age prematurely. This type of ageing is known as extrinsic ageing. By taking certain preventive actions, these signs of ageing on our skin can be averted. Following are some of the preventive measures that could slow down the ageing process.

Protect your skin from harmful UV rays

Harmful rays from the sun accelerate your ageing process. Before going out you need to cover yourself with clothing and use a broad-spectrum sunscreen which is SPF 30 (or higher), and water-resistant.

Quit smoking
Smoking considerably advances the ageing of the skin. It leads to dull skin and wrinkles with visible signs of ageing. 

Keep a check on your facial expressions

Avoid repeated facial expressions as these contracts the underlying muscles. Wearing sunglasses is one of the ways one can prevent lines caused by squinting.

Take a nutritious and healthy diet
Consume a healthy, nutritious and wholesome diet. A diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables helps in preventing the damage that causes premature skin ageing. Food item containing sugar or refined carbohydrates can hasten the ageing process.

Stay away from alcoholic beverages

Limit your alcohol intake Alcohol is dehydrating for the skin, and with time can cause great damage to the skin, which accelerates the ageing process. 

Exercise can slow down ageing
moderate exercise on a daily basis improves circulation and boost your immunity. Thus, giving your skin a more youthful appearance.

Take your skincare routine seriously

Apply a facial moisturizer every day along with proper cleansing and toning routine. This will ensure you have softer and plump skin and delayed ageing of the skin. 

In case you have visible signs of ageing you can go for any of the following non-surgical anti-ageing treatments

  •  Dermal fillers: Following are the types of dermal fillers you can go for a more youthful and younger-looking appearance.

Calcium hydroxylapatite, Hyaluronic acid, Polyalkylimide(transparent gel), Polylactic acid.

  • Muscle relaxers

  • Facelift

  • Chemical peel

  • Microdermabrasion

  • Microneedling

  • Laser Treatment 

  • Surgical methods 

If you are also looking for the right anti-ageing procedure for keeping away the signs of ageing then Skination is the right place for you.

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About Dr Rajat Gupta Junior   Dermatologist

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