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Choosing To Live A Healthier Life

I have always been someone who really loves to get out there and enjoy time with other people, which is why I started becoming more and more involved in outdoor activities. Unfortunately, a few months ago I was left with a debilitating injury that I knew I had to resolve, and so I met with my medical care provider. He told me that I had been living with a stress fracture, and I knew that I had to have surgery to get it fixed. During my recovery, I decided to create a blog all about health and medical topics to help other people just like me. Check it out.



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3 Low-Risk Cosmetic Procedures To Combat Facial Aging

It is the part of your body that people judge you by the most, and the part of your body that you see as your identity. Therefore, when your face starts to show drastic signs of aging, it can have detrimental effects on your everyday life. While some people will simply put up with the drooping changes in their skin and the wrinkles, there are all kinds of great cosmetic procedures out there that can help you maintain a youthful appearance. Even better, there are some low-risk cosmetic procedures to combat facial aging that just about anyone can get. 

Botox or Dysport Injections

Botox and Dysport contain botulism toxins that work to combat aging by temporarily paralyzing problematic muscles in the face that are causing wrinkles. For example, if you have wrinkles because of a constantly furrowed area between the upper ridge of your nose between your eyebrows, the botox injections could relax the underlying muscles so the wrinkles are less visible. This form of cosmetic treatment is excellent because it is budget-friendly and fairly long-lasting. But best of all, Botox and Dysport injections are usually a good fit for just about anyone. 

Filler Injections in Sagging Areas

As your face ages, the skin loses its elasticity but the filler tissue beneath also starts to diminish, which can cause your skin to sag even more and wrinkles to be even more present. Filler injections involve placing hyaluronic acid under the skin that acts as a filler to plump back up those sagging and lacking areas. Filler injections are pretty non-invasive, offered by just about any cosmetic physician or dermatologist, and work well for people with different skin types. 

Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatments

If the texture of your skin has changed because of age, you may be able to see a certain level of youthfulness reemerge by getting laser skin resurfacing treatments. For this procedure, which can be done by a dermatologist or cosmetic physician, your skin will be zapped by a tiny laser in specifically targeted areas. Once that zapped tissue dies out and new skin develops, you will see a more smooth and youthful complexion. Laser skin resurfacing treatments can take some time because only so much skin can be treated in one session. However, this treatment is especially helpful if you have problems with scars or age spots, but can also reduce the appearance of small fine lines and wrinkles just the same.