Skin Care Treaments

Make 2018 The Year Of You

By Plastic Surgery Associates of Naples
January 15, 2018

Smartskin+ Naples FLWhether you’re a mother, father, sister, brother, spouse, or friend, there’s one thing that’s for certain: you do a lot of caring. And although caring for others is one of the best things you can do, it can also be a little taxing sometimes. And now that the season of giving is over, it’s time to spend a little bit of time and care of yourself. Make 2018 the year of you with a few of these suggestions.

SmartSkin

One of the unique non-invasive procedures that we offer at our Plastic Surgery Associates office is called SmartSkin. This laser system works to penetrate the skin and get rid of impurities while also encouraging the skin’s natural production of collagen. Whether you suffer from acne scars, hyperpigmentation, or are starting to show fine lines and wrinkles, this type of laser resurfacing may be worth trying.

Botox

If you haven’t hopped on the Botox bandwagon by now, make 2018 the year of giving it a try. Botox is popular amongst men and women of all ages for its unique ability to temporarily soften fine lines and wrinkles around the forehead and eyes.

Fillers

Here at Plastic Surgery Associates, we offer patients a variety of different fillers that can be used to not only fill in fine lines and wrinkles across the face, but that can also add volume to the cheeks and lips. If you are looking for a temporary way to get great results to start the new year off right, then fillers may be worth considering.

Now that the Christmas tree is down, the garland is put away, and you’ve taken care of your family and friends, make sure that you do yourself a solid and take care of yourself. Ready to learn more about ways that you can take care of your skin and body? Schedule your consultation with our Naples office today!


Smoking and Your Skin: Understanding the Impact Nicotine Can Have On Your Face

By Plastic Surgery Associates of Naples
September 15, 2017

Skin Care Treatments Naples, FL Up until the 1960’s, one of the most glamorous things that you could do (as both a male or female) was to grab a pack of cigarettes and start smoking. Not only did smoking make you look sexy but it also made you look a bit more sophisticated as well. However, if there’s one thing that we now know about cigarettes it’s that they are one of the worst things for virtually every part of your health— including your skin. From contributing to dark circles under your eyes to more wrinkles, this article will list a few skin care issues that smoking may be the cause of. Read on to learn more.

Dark Circles

Unless you’re trying to resemble a zombie, nobody wants to have dark circles under their eyes. By keeping you up more at night, nicotine can make you look more tired than you’d care to admit.

Scars

Whether it’s a scar caused by acne or from an accident, scars can dramatically change your physical appearance. Unfortunately, nicotine causes a condition called vasoconstriction which reduces oxygen-rich blood flow to the vessels in the face— which means that it takes your body longer to heal and you’ll have scars that are more poignant than if you were a non-smoker.

Wrinkles

Nobody wants to have wrinkles— especially as you start to age. Smoking restricts your blood and oxygen flow to virtually every part of your body which can constrict the blood flow to your skin— resulting in premature wrinkles.

Even though things like Botox, microdermabrasion, and fillers can help to alleviate some of the skin care issues listed above, if you can prevent them from happening, why not? If you would like to learn more about your skin and how you can take better care of it, contact Plastic Surgery Associates today to schedule an appointment!


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Plastic Surgery Associates Of Naples

Dr. Stanley P. Gulin, M.D., F.A.C.S

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