The Most Common Options for Wrinkle Treatment in Minneapolis, MN

by | Feb 1, 2014 | Health

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If you are noticing wrinkles and fine lines on your face and considering a Wrinkle Treatment in Minneapolis, MN, there are several options to choose from. Depending on the degree of the wrinkles and where they are the most prominent, you may be a candidate for treatments such as creams or lotions, a chemical peel, dermatology injections or laser treatments.


If you are just beginning to see signs of aging or you want to try and prevent wrinkles before they form, facial creams may be beneficial. A facial cream typically contains either alpha hydroxy acid, retinol and/or collagen, which help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Facial creams and lotions can be found in pharmacies and many department stores. The best facial creams are those that contain retinol, which is derived from Vitamin A and helps to restore the elasticity in your skin.


The majority of facial creams have to be used for quite a while before you begin to notice a decrease in wrinkles and many situations, the facial creams will only minimally reduce them. If the wrinkles have been developing for several years, the best Wrinkle Treatment in Minneapolis, MN are those provided by a dermatologist.


The dermatologist will examine your skin to determine what will be the most effective treatment. A chemical peel is ideal for those who have an uneven skin tone as well as fine lines. The dermatologist may recommend a treatment known as micro-dermabrasion, which is a procedure that removes the top layer of skin, so the wrinkles become less prominent. Laser resurfacing is also a good option for reducing the appearance of wrinkles as well as smoothing the skin and reducing acne scars. Laser resurfacing is a procedure that uses the heat of a laser to remove dead skin cells and encourages the growth of collagen, which is necessary for preventing wrinkles.


The best way to determine which type of Wrinkle Treatment in Minneapolis, MN is the best suited for your individual problem is have a consultation with your dermatologist. Depending on the severity of your wrinkles, you may have several options, including injections, such as Botox, which reduce wrinkles and prevent new wrinkles from forming on the forehead or between your brows.