Cosmetic dermatology … for younger, more radiant skin
Over the last ten years, aesthetic medicine has turned into one of the most popular types of medicine, owing to the cosmetic treatments it provides for skin problems, in addition to the personalized skincare treatments to preserve the freshness and youth of the skin.
Thanks to the great development that this medical field has witnessed, non-surgical cosmetic procedures have emerged and attracted considerable interest by many people who want to maintain youthful and glowing skin, and many dermatologists are now resorting to non-surgical cosmetic procedures to treat some skin problems and provide the necessary care for patients. So, what is cosmetic dermatology? What are the cosmetic procedures that it includes? And what are the skin conditions that can be treated?
What is cosmetic dermatology?
In 2019, five non-surgical cosmetic procedures have gained widespread popularity, namely, botulinum toxin injections (Botox injections), hyaluronic acid treatments, laser hair removal, non-surgical liposuction, and phototherapy for skin rejuvenation.
Cosmetic dermatology is defined as a specialty that combines treating skin problems and improving its appearance without resorting to surgery.
At Novomed Centers, you can see the most famous dermatologists and cosmetologists who are always ready to assist you and provide you with the appropriate treatment after an accurate diagnosis of your condition.
What is the difference between medical dermatology and cosmetic dermatology?
Dermatology is divided into two parts, the first is cosmetic dermatology, and the second is medical dermatology. Each of them has its specific treatments, but they meet in providing the necessary care for patients’ skin, depending on their condition.
Cosmetic dermatology focuses on the aesthetics of the skin, providing the necessary care and appropriate procedures for patients who wish to preserve the youth and freshness of their skin and improve its radiance. This type of dermatology includes Botox injections, fillers, chemical peels, laser hair removal, laser skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, and more.
On the other hand, medical dermatology focuses on skin problems that require precise medical treatment, and they are often conditions that affect the health and appearance of the skin. This field focuses on treating skin problems such as acne, skin cancer, eczema, warts, psoriasis, rosacea, and other diseases.
What are the benefits of cosmetic dermatology?
The benefits of cosmetic dermatology vary depending on the condition being treated, but generally include the following benefits:
- Unifying skin tone by treating pigmentation and dark spots that may appear as a result of various factors.
- Reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, in addition to preventing premature aging.
- Providing skin free from excess hair, whether on the face or other parts of the body.
- Tightening the skin and treating the sagging that appears on the face or body.
- Treating cellulite, which is one of the most prominent problems that women face around the world.
All this in addition to preserving the freshness and radiance of the skin, as well as treating some impurities that cause dissatisfaction about the skin appearance.
What are the cosmetic procedures covered by cosmetic dermatology?
Depending on each case, cosmetic dermatologists are keen to determine the appropriate procedure for the patient to ensure providing them with an effective treatment that helps them achieve their cosmetic goals. At Novomed Centers, our dermatology department provides many cosmetic procedures performed by the best doctors and specialists in this field.
Our wide range of skin cosmetic procedures includes the following:
Chemical peeling is one of the non-surgical procedures that helps rejuvenate the skin and get rid of pigmentation and dark spots. Chemical peels are divided into three types, ranging from light peels that focus on the outer layer of the skin to medium peels that help get rid of dead skin cells and unify skin tone, and deep chemical peels that penetrate the deeper skin layers for more precise treatment of skin problems.
Among the non-surgical cosmetic procedures that Novomed provides is laser treatment, which is considered one of the latest technologies used to treat some skin and hair problems. It helps to remove excess hair from the face and body, remove tattoos, rejuvenate the skin, treat moles, birthmarks, and black spots, unify skin color, remove acne scars, and more.
Although many people combine Botox and fillers, each has its own unique properties and different uses.
While Botox injections relax the facial muscles to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fillers focus on filling in sunken areas and wrinkles to give the face a fuller look. Botox injections are made of botulinum toxin, while fillers can consist of different materials, most notably hyaluronic acid, collagen, Restylane, Sculptra and calcium hydroxyapatite.
Our cosmetic dermatology clinic at Novomed Centers provides both Botox and filler injections to help you achieve subtle and natural-looking results.
Among the non-surgical cosmetic procedures available at Novomed Centers is skin lift with threads. In this procedure, the doctor carefully inserts threads using fine needles into the skin to tighten skin tissues. This procedure helps to reduce sagging on the face, especially the cheeks, jaw and neck, without the need for surgery.
Cellulite is one of the common problems that women face; however, Novomed is ready to help you get rid of this problem with their advanced and modern devices that work with the Cellfina system. It is a non-surgical procedure that addresses the underlying cause of cellulite by tightening the tissues inside the skin to reduce the wrinkles caused by cellulite.
Among the aesthetic problems that you can also receive appropriate treatment for at Novomed Centers are spider veins or varicose veins. These veins appear on the outer layer of the skin, especially on the legs, because of standing and walking for long periods. These veins look like a spider web that is pink or red. Cosmetic dermatology helps to treat this problem and remove the veins from the surface of the skin to restore the aesthetic appearance of the legs.
Cosmetic dermatology and mental health
Skin problems and imperfections can affect the psychological health of people, whether in terms of loss of self-confidence, self-esteem, or feeling annoyed and ashamed of the appearance of the skin. Therefore, cosmetic dermatology plays an important role in this regard, providing the following health benefits:
- Restoring self-confidence by helping patients be more satisfied with their body image.
- Helping patients overcome the depression and self-isolation caused by them being ashamed of their body image.
- Improving lifestyle and encouraging people to adopt healthier habits, which improves their psychological state and happiness.
So, if skin problems affect your quality of life, you can also see one of our specialist doctors at Novomed Centers for medical consultation and advice.