Excel Medicine -  - Internal Medicine

Excel Medicine

Internists located in San Jose, CA

Wrinkle Reduction Specialist

Excel Medicine offers a variety of wrinkle reduction and skin rejuvenation procedures. The facility serves residents who live in and around the San Jose, California area. The practice offers in-depth consultations so patients understand what each type of procedure entails, allowing them to make well-informed choices.

Wrinkle Reduction Q & A

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What Causes Wrinkles?

Wrinkles are formed as the skin begins to lose its texture, tone, and moisture. As a person ages, the body's ability to produce sufficient amounts of elastin and collagen decreases causing the skin to sag and develop fine lines. As time passes, the wrinkles can become more pronounced, eventually becoming creases. Constant exposure to the sun’s rays and environmental contaminants dry out the skin and cause the collagen fibers to break down at a much faster rate. This speeds up the signs of aging, causing wrinkles to form much sooner than if the skin hadn’t been exposed to the elements.

Are the Effects of a Wrinkle Reduction Procedure Permanent?

Depending on the type of wrinkle reduction procedure being used, the results are rarely permanent. Botox, dermal fillers, and laser rejuvenation techniques may last several months or even a few years, but the skin will eventually begin to show renewed signs of aging. Surgical facelifts and other cosmetic procedures normally offer the longest-lasting results, but the potential risk of complications will often dissuade individuals from pursuing those options. Cosmetic wrinkle reduction procedures that involve the use of fillers and lasers have fewer side effects and offer fairly long-lasting results with minimal risk.

Who is a Good Candidate for Laser Wrinkle Reduction?

Individuals who have mild to moderate wrinkles are the best candidates for wrinkle reduction procedures. Those with severe wrinkles may undergo the procedure, too, but deeper facial creases may require numerous treatments in order to receive the desired results. Patients who still have moderate tone and texture to their skin will respond quite well to wrinkle reduction procedures because there’s still a solid foundation of collagen and elastin.

A good candidate is someone who doesn’t spend numerous hours in direct sunlight and isn’t exposed to an excessive amount of environmental contaminants. Wrinkle reduction procedures are not for everyone, but they’re an excellent option for individuals who prefer to avoid a surgical procedure. If you’d like to discuss wrinkle reduction, make an appointment with our physician.

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    "Dr. Singh is extremely passionate about his work and portrays care and compassion towards his patients."

    Rani K.
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    "They provide such an outstanding service and exceptional care to the patients. By far the best clinic in town."

    Reetu S.
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    "Dr. Singh is a brilliant physician; he spends time building a relationship with his patients to understand everyone's individual needs."

    Sukhi R.
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    "Dr. Singh is not only an excellent physician in terms of knowledge, but he is extremely passionate about what he does and it truly shows in his work!"

    Sara D.
Location
Excel Medicine
4035 Evergreen Village Square, Suite 60
San Jose, CA 95135
Phone: 669-200-1364
Fax: (408) 673-3630
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669-200-1364