Combining Calcium Hydroxylapatite and Microfocused Ultrasound for Safe and Efficient Neck Rejuvenation
We ask a lot of our necks in this modern age. ‘Tech neck’ was already a burgeoning phenomenon - but in the age of increased working from home, with many of us still holding meetings virtually, it’s taken on a new life. And holding our heads at a downward-looking angle to our smartphones for many hours a day - combined with the delicate anatomy of the neck - is a recipe for tech-neck related complaints. What’s more, because this area is generally uncovered, the neck, chest and décolletage are at high risk for UV exposure and damage, which further accelerate the effects of aging. Changes in the appearance of the neck are often one of the first signs of ageing.
Many patients already know that a preventative, reparative anti-ageing routine is non-negotiable if you want to keep your skin looking healthy and youthful. Unfortunately, most people forget that the skin below their face is included in this maxim. Just as your face can show the effects of time and environmental damage, so too can the skin on your neck. Dark spots, wrinkles, loss of firmness, and elasticity are all common issues that can appear as you age. Each of these features contributes to an aged appearance in the neck area. To address the multifactorial effects of ageing and to promote optimal outcomes, a combination approach is most often required.
The rising popularity of aesthetic procedures on the face has created a gap between face and non-facial areas. Patients are often left with an abrupt contrast between the rejuvenated face and the rest of the body. Kerstin Ortlechner, Dermatologist and Board Certified by the Austrian Academy of Dermatology and Dermatosurgery, explains why a whole face-neck-chest approach should be a new treatment paradigm in aesthetic medicine.
The combination of calcium hydroxylapatite - which improves neocollagenesis, angiogenesis and skin mechanical properties - and microfocused ultrasound with visualisation - which promotes collagen and elastin production to reduce fine wrinkles and enhance skins overall texture - is a perfect match for a safe and efficient neck rejuvenation, proved by clinical studies and research.
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