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Wrinkle Reduction

Doctors Weight Clinic

Weight Loss Center & Regenerative Medicine located in Chula Vista, CA, El Cajon, CA & Laguna Hills, CA

Genetics, aging, and sun exposure all contribute to the formation of lines and wrinkles on your skin. Though wrinkles are part of the aging process, Marcel Brysk, MD, and the team at Doctors Weight Clinic can help slow down the visible signs of aging with their wrinkle reduction treatments. With locations in El Cajon, Chula Vista, and Laguna Hills, California, Doctors Weight Clinic offers many innovative wrinkle reduction therapies, including microneedling, fillers, Botox®, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments, and sermorelin. Call the office closest to you or book online to schedule your consultation.

Wrinkle Reduction Q & A

What causes wrinkles?

Your skin is made up of three layers, including the epidermis (outer layer), dermis (middle layer), and a subcutaneous layer of fat. As you get older, skin cell production slows down, and your dermal layer starts to thin. 

Your dermal layer is made up of structural proteins called elastin and collagen. These proteins are responsible for your skin’s youthful strength and resilience. Without the structural support, your skin sags and develops depressions.

The subcutaneous layer of fat also diminishes with age. Without this layer of protection, your muscles work closer to the epidermis, creating creases and lines. 

Excess sun exposure and smoking also accelerate your skin’s aging process. 


What is wrinkle reduction?

Wrinkle reduction is one of the many services offered at Doctors Weight Clinic to help you look as young as you feel. 

When it comes to reversing the visible signs of aging, you have many options that don’t require surgery or downtime. 


What are treatments for wrinkle reduction?

Doctors Weight Clinic offers many wrinkle reduction treatments.

Microneedling

Microneedling is a type of collagen induction therapy. During treatment, your provider uses a special device that creates microtears in the surface layer of your skin.

These tiny tears activate your skin’s natural healing powers, which stimulates the production of collagen and elastin. Over time, as your collagen levels increase, your lines and wrinkles diminish.

Botox

Botox is one of the most popular wrinkle reduction treatments. The cosmetic injection specifically improves the appearance of crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead wrinkles.

It works by temporarily stopping the muscle movement under the skin that creates the lines. Botox injections take only a few minutes to administer, and the results last up to four months.

Fillers

Dermal fillers are a cosmetic injection that restores lost facial volume to smooth out lines and wrinkles. Like Botox, fillers only take a few minutes to administer. But the results may last six months or more.

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments

PRP treatments may be combined with microneedling or filler injections. PRP contains a high concentration of platelets, growth factors, and specialized cells that accelerate the healing and rejuvenation process.

Sermorelin

Sermorelin is an anti-aging injection that stimulates the release of human growth hormone (HGH). By increasing HGH levels, the anti-aging injection may slow down your body’s aging process, improve stamina, and help you maintain a healthy weight.

Wrinkle reduction at Doctors Weight Clinic can make you look younger and boost your self-confidence. Call the office nearest you or make an appointment using the website booking tool.