Dr. Hootan Daneshmand
While most people judge our age primarily on our features, our hands may also be a good sign of our age. Our hands are continuously exposed to the environment, and as we get older, they might show signs of aging, such as age spots, volume loss, and skin thinning. Hand rejuvenation might therefore serve to slow down the aging process and restore a young appearance to your hands.
Hand rejuvenation is a term used to describe a group of cosmetic treatments that can help restore the young look of the hands. Many of the same procedures that are effective for the face are also effective for the hands. Fat grafting, laser skin resurfacing, RF micro needling, and even pico laser treatments are among the techniques used by Dr. Daneshmand. If you’re looking to restore a youthful appearance to your hands, contact Silhouette Plastic Surgery today. Call 949-359-8397 to schedule your appointment, or fill out our online intake form.
What Is Hand Rejuvenation?
Hand rejuvenation is a phrase that refers to a number of procedures that target the symptoms of aging on the hands. As people become older, they might develop a variety of noticeable indications on their hands, ranging from dark age spots to skin elasticity loss. Hand treatments, which were previously ignored by both patients and cosmetic practitioners, are becoming increasingly popular as people realize that anti-aging therapies should be holistic. Several different treatment options exist for hand rejuvenation.
- Fat transfer for more volume
- Fillers for more volume
- Laser ablation which reduces the appearance of capillaries
- Chemical peels to improve texture
- Laser skin resurfacing which encourages youthful skin growth
During your appointment, your practitioner will review the outcomes you’re hoping for and give you advice on what you can reasonably anticipate. They will recommend which treatments are appropriate for you and your budget, as well as a timeline for each procedure.
Who Is a Good Candidate for Hand Rejuvenation?
Several reasons exist for people to consider hand rejuvenation. These reasons include visible or prominent veins and tendons due to fat volume loss. Other arguments include wrinkled, thin skin on the hands, age spots, and a desire to improve your skin tone or color.
You are most likely a suitable candidate for this operation if you are in good overall health, have a positive mindset, and have reasonable expectations.
How Is Hand Rejuvenation Performed?
Whether you want volume restoration, sun damage repair, or the removal of lines and wrinkles, your surgeon has a variety of treatment choices available to you. Although most treatments are minimally invasive, your plastic surgeon may consider skin removal surgery if your skin is excessively loose and wrinkled.
Surgical and non-surgical hand rejuvenation techniques are also accessible, and speaking with a board certified plastic surgeon can help you get the optimal treatment for your circumstances.
Hand rejuvenation has the same dangers as any other surgical operation, such as negative anesthetic responses, bleeding, scars, and infections. There’s also the potential of unsatisfactory hand rejuvenation outcomes that necessitate further operations. To get the greatest results, talk to your surgeon about which hand rejuvenation surgery is appropriate for you. Determine the appropriate before and aftercare procedures during your appointment to minimize unpleasant side effects.
How Do I Prepare for Hand Rejuvenation?
Your surgeon will give you full preoperative instructions, answer any questions you may have, take a thorough medical history, and conduct a physical examination to assess your surgical readiness. If you’re getting laser skin resurfacing or a chemical peel, you could be put on a pretreatment program that involves using specific creams, lotions, or gels to your skin for a few weeks or longer. You may also be prescribed some oral medicines, which you should start taking before your procedure. We list other likely requests from your doctor below.
- To encourage better recovery, quit smoking at least six weeks before surgery.
- Aspirin, some anti-inflammatory medicines, and some herbal treatments can all cause excessive bleeding. Avoid taking them prior to the procedure.
- Sun exposure without protection should be avoided. Up to two months before to the treatment, excessive sun exposure might result in persistent uneven pigmentation in the treated regions. Consult your doctor about sun protection and safe levels of exposure to the sun.
- Hydration is critical before and after surgery, regardless of the type of surgery that will be performed.
Hand rejuvenation is often done as an outpatient procedure. Make arrangements for someone to drive you home after surgery and, if necessary, to remain with you for at least the first night.
What Are Hand Rejuvenation Incisions and Scars Like?
If you get fat injections, the liposuction incisions used to extract the fat are very small, just large enough for the suction tube, or cannula, to pass through the skin and remove the fat. The incisions that are utilized to inject the fat into the hand areas are also quite tiny. The scars on the top of the wrist, if there was loose skin that was surgically excised, are covered by a watch or bracelet.
How Much Does Hand Rejuvenation Cost?
The cost of your hand rejuvenation treatment is primarily determined by the technique chosen to improve your hands’ look. Many medical institutions provide bundled treatments that address multiple disorders with the hands at the same time for a single fee. Patients may expect to pay between $1,000 and $3,000 for a mixture of hand procedures such as dermal fillers, laser treatments, and IPL therapy.
When fillers and laser procedures are coupled, hand rejuvenation treatments can cost up to $5,000. While chemical peels are a less expensive alternative, they don’t treat issues like large veins, which may cost up to $3,000 for a hand phlebectomy.
How Long Does Hand Rejuvenation Last?
Temporary fillers generally last three to twelve months. Fat grafts generally survive a long time. If required, injections can be repeated. The sort of therapy utilized will determine the outcome of skin tightening. Patients with a history of poor healing, such as diabetes, long-term sun exposure, and smoking (or secondhand smoke exposure), will experience a less dramatic first effect and a shorter-term outcome.
What Is Recovery Like?
Your surgeon will talk to you about how long it will take you to go back to your usual level of activity and employment. You and your caregiver will receive thorough information on how to care for yourself after surgery.
Your hands will be bruised, swollen, and stiff just after surgery. The donor location for fat harvesting may be painful and discolored if you have fat grafting. Your surgeon may advise that you keep your hands clean, apply ice to them, and remain out of the sun.
It’s critical that you follow your surgeon’s patient care recommendations to the letter. Wearing compression garments, taking an antibiotic if prescribed, and the amount and type of exercise that is safe will all be covered. Your surgeon will also give you thorough advice on how to deal with the common side effects and any potential problems. It’s crucial to remember that the time it takes to heal differs considerably across people. You may generally resume regular activities within hours or days, depending on the treatment.
Contact Silhouette Plastic Surgery Today
At the Silhouette Plastic Surgery Institute, Dr. Daneshmand performs a wide variety of cosmetic procedures. We offer the best in results, personalized treatment plans, and advanced technology. With the help of a board certified plastic surgeon in Orange County, you can rest assured that the results will be astounding. If you’d like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Daneshmand, please call our office at 949-359-8397 today, or fill out our online intake form.