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How to Keep Fabulous Skin in Your 50s

Posted By: Lic. Silvia Derasner | December 29th, 2016 | Blog

anti aging skin careAs we age, our skin naturally begins to lose some of the resilience and elasticity that was enjoyed throughout our earlier years. This is most easily seen in how fine lines and wrinkles grow more pronounced or how your skin might feel drier or more prone to blotches. It would be folly, however, to think that your best years of beauty are behind you. It is still fully possible to have youthful, vibrant-looking skin even into your 50s.


No Such Thing as “Too Late”


Even if you have never touched a skincare product, it is never too late to begin an anti-aging skincare routine. Your skin, after all, is constantly renewing itself and each generation is another opportunity to rejuvenate aging skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and otherwise enjoy a glowingly youthful look. Two of the more effective means of doing this are through a pair of procedures known as PRP therapy and the Genesis laser facial.


PRP Therapy


Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a procedure that takes advantage of your body’s natural restoration mechanisms. When you are injured, say from a cut, various platelets and growth factors in the blood will trigger the mending of the skin. Part of this process involves naturally boosting collagen production and other skin elements in order support repairs. PRP therapy draws a small amount of your blood, extracts these platelets and growth factors using a centrifuge, and then delivers the concentrated solution (plus some nutrient boosters) directly into the skin via a micro-needling gun. The micro-needling makes the body aware of an “injury” and the large concentration of platelets makes the healing mechanism over-respond. Instead of mending a serious wound, the new collagen instead serves to fill out wrinkles and support the skin.


The Genesis Laser Facial


Genesis Laser facial rejuvenation refers to a pulse of laser on targeted skin. Since this is a laser, not a light, there is no radiation. This allows for an unparalleled level of precision and deep-skin penetration, where the lasers can be used to resolve problems that either originate deep within the skin such as rosacea or certain conditions that extend across multiple layers such as fine lines.


The Genesis laser facial and PRP therapy have a useful synergy that makes their combination particularly effective. Although an accurate tool, the Genesis laser can cause excessive redness or fluid buildup if used too aggressively. However, the worse your case of rosacea is, the more aggressive the treatment has to be in response. This is where PRP therapy comes into play. If you recall, PRP works by effectively sounding a bullhorn for your body’s repair mechanisms and sending them into overtime. If combined with the Genesis laser facial, PRP therapy can not only naturally boost collagen but help minimize any side effects from the laser.


Get PRP Therapy and the Genesis Laser Facial at the Anti Aging Toronto Clinic


At the Anti Aging Toronto Clinic, we pride ourselves on using the latest clinical methods to give clients the anti-aging skin and body care that they deserve. We support our clients being able to make the right, informed decisions about PRP or Genesis treatments and we strive to provide the best practitioners in Toronto. Feel free to contact us by phone at 416.546.4664 or by e-mail at info@AntiAgingToronto.ca.ca to ask any questions. Our skincare specialists can also offer you a tour of our Toronto facilities.

With an MBA in computer science, Silvia started out in the IT field with proven success working on strategic initiatives with executive leaders to align an organization’s culture, capabilities, and structure, with business strategies. This career has lead her to a business path founding the Anti Aging Toronto Clinic in 2012. Silvia now holds a diploma in medical esthetics with interests in anti-aging skincare, evening out skin tone and texture, scalp hair regrowth, body contouring and laser hair removal treatments. Silvia believes in the importance of building open, trusting relationships with her clients and prides herself on excellent customer service. Whether it’s developing the business or awarding her clients with significant results, Silvia is committed to offering only the best. Silvia is the finance director and a medical esthetician at Anti Aging Toronto Clinic. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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