As time goes by, your skin continues to battle the elements in the fight to stay healthy. The delicate skin of the face, neck, chest and hands may be prone to sun damage, blemishes, wrinkling, sagging or uneven pigmentation. The skin of the body, especially the stomach, thighs and hips, often loses elasticity and shape due to weight fluctuations, pregnancy and the aging process.

Thankfully, there are a variety of nonsurgical procedures available to help you maintain attractive, healthy, radiant skin. Advancements in plastic surgery have allowed doctors to offer a wide variety of noninvasive skin refinement and rejuvenation options. Here is a brief description of the choices available today from California plastic surgeons:

Chemical peels – A safe chemical solution is used to remove damaged skin cells, encouraging the growth of new skin cells. Types of peels include the MicroPeel, Obagi Peel, Pumpkin Enzyme Peel, and Liquid Nitrogen Peel.

Intraceutical Oxygen Treatment – This treatment infuses moisture, vitamins and antioxidants into dehydrated, tired or angry skin with calming topical hyperbaric oxygen.

Glycolic FacialUses intense exfoliation to produce a youthful glow and refreshed facial appearance.

Deep Pore Acne Facial – This facial is used to control over-active oil glands for a more even tone and clearer skin.

Vitamin C Facial – This antioxidant facial promotes skin repair and provides protection from the elements.

Microdermabrasion – This short procedure is highly effective for the treatment of sun damaged skin and age spots.

There are also a variety of noninvasive medspa services to help you fight the signs of aging:

Laser treatments such as:

Learn more about how easy it is to get great results with nonsurgical body recontouring and facial rejuvenation. Please contact San Francisco plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock for your confidential consultation and view the practice’s before and after photos to see how incredible the results can be.

—Lindsey Kesel, Cosmetic Surgery Consultant