Unfortunately, not even the best anti-aging lifestyle regimens can prevent aging. In Wrinkle Treatment with Laser Skin Rejuvenation and Nonsurgical Facelift Options: Part 1, we discussed how aging and environmental damage negatively affect the skin with wrinkles, sagging skin, loss of facial volume and definition loss along the jowls. Although a healthy lifestyle can prolong the appearance of aging, oftentimes a nonsurgical cosmetic treatment or nonsurgical cosmetic procedure is needed. Fortunately, wrinkle treatment with laser skin rejuvenation and nonsurgical facelift options are numerous.

Wrinkle treatment with laser skin rejuvenation and nonsurgical facelift options address the signs of aging, improve appearance or are helpful to incorporate into an anti-aging treatments regimen. An array of anti-aging treatments and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments help maintain a youthful appearance, counteract sagging skin, eliminate wrinkles and increase facial symmetry.


To counteract the signs of aging and environmental damage, Dr. Umar offers procedures and treatments that tighten and rejuvenate skin, replenish hydration loss and stimulate collagen production. Which option is best for you should be discussed with a dermatologist since it depends on your skin’s needs, cosmetic goals and goals.

Skin Tightening Techniques

Skin-tightening treatments, such as Thermage, tightens skin and improves skin sagging issues. It’s a non-ablative, nonsurgical cosmetic treatment technique that uses electric and magnetic energy (radiofrequency). With little downtime, Thermage works in just one treatment with little down time. However, Thermage is highly effective only if you have the first few minimal signs of aging.

Thermage addresses fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, plus has tightening effects on the upper and lower eyelids. It’s also effective on the face for eradicating fine lines, addressing jowls and for overall facial tightening.

Thermage is effective at tightening the skin at the jawline and under the jaw on the neck. This nonsurgical facelift procedure is also safe for use on the entire body. Additionally, Thermage has the potential to temporarily diminish the appearance of cellulite.

Laser Skin Rejuvenation

These nonsurgical facelift procedures and wrinkles treatments work by stimulating new collagen production. The increased collagen improves complexion unevenness, minimizes age spots and diminishes wrinkles.

Popular wrinkle treatment with laser skin rejuvenation options:

  • Fraxel
  • Spectra

Fraxel also offers versatility with three laser models for wrinkle treatment with laser skin rejuvenation. This includes Fraxel re:fine, Fraxel DUAL and Fraxel re:pair for laser skin rejuvenation. The non-ablative Fraxel re:fine and Fraxel DUAL may be used on all skin types. The ablative Fraxel re:pair may only be used on light to medium skin tones.

Fraxel Dual for Treating Age Spots

Fraxel Dual not only helped this patient clear unwanted age spots, but also other issues such as large pores*

Spectra offer versatility in anti-aging treatments as a nonsurgical cosmetic treatment. Spectra has four wavelengths of 532, 585, 650 and 1,064-nanometer increments. It is a dual mode Q-switched laser. It’s also effective at treating pigmented lesions and is suitable for dark skin tones.

Your dermatologist will determine which wrinkle treatment with laser skin rejuvenation options treatment should be used will be determined by Factors include the severity of your signs of aging and skin tone.

To learn more about nonsurgical facelifts and dermal fillers, read Wrinkle Treatment with Laser Skin Rejuvenation and Nonsurgical Facelift Options: Part 3.