Attractive and appealing at any age. Every anti-aging treatment wants to fulfill this wish. We do not rely on the advertising promises of the cosmetics industry. As physicians and scientists, our focus is on fact-based findings. Numerous, high-quality and conclusive studies speak for the application of the following treatments:
- Autologous blood treatment (Chamata ES, et al., 2021, Plast Reconstr Surg.)
- Skinbooster hyaluronic acid (Cui Y, et al., 2021, Plast Reconstr Surg.)
- Nano-own fat treatment (Menkes S, et al., 2020, Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open.)
- Microneedling (Ramaut L, et al., 2018, J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.).
Among the well-researched and effective treatments is facial peeling. However, trichloroacetic acid peeling appears to be less effective than microneedling (El-Domyati M, et al., 2018, Int J Dermatol.). Of course, there are other procedures that exert their effects via minute burns of the skin surface (laser treatment, Tixel) or via superheating of deeper skin layers (radiofrequency or thermalift, high-intensity focused ultrasound or HIFU). The study situation must be viewed critically in industry-sponsored studies. In the absence of comparative studies, the risk-benefit analysis of laser treatment, radiofrequency and high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment must be made on an individual basis.