Nazih M. Haddad M.D. Inc.
Plastic Surgeon, Facial Plastic Surgery, Brow Lift
Signs of aging begin with the condition of the skin itself. Sun damage, environmental factors and overall physical and mental health contribute to the health of the skin. Therefore, age prevention should start with proper skin care. Younger patients may require products that focus on prevention and maintenance and might need to address hyperactive glands and acne using treatments such as glycolics and sunscreens. More mature patients require more intensive agents, such as retinoids and vitamin C, to gradually resurface the skin and decrease sunspots and wrinkles.
Proper protection from ongoing sun exposure and appropriate topical care will help maintain skin’s inherent elasticity, tightness and clarity, which in turn, aids in keeping it clear and healthy. It is also important to remember that the science of skin care is always evolving, and newer products are constantly coming onto the market. As providers, reviewing the scientific premise of a product and incorporating clinical experience in assessing if a particular product is appropriate for each individual is important in helping a patient receive the proper skin care.
, Facial Plastic Surgery
, Plastic Surgeon