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Dr. Alpana Mohta Ranka, MD, DNB, IFAAD, is a triple-board-certified dermatologist with over 100 research publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.


Skin Rejuvenation: Look Younger with Non-Invasive Techniques

Updated: Mar 3


You've always wanted to look younger, but you're not sure what's the best way to do that. It might be time to think about investing in some skin rejuvenation treatments — but how do you know if you're a good candidate? Well, here are some things that you should know before committing to any type of skin rejuvenation treatment:

Skin rejuvenation is non-invasive

Rejuvenation is a non-invasive or minimally-invasive approach to restoring your skin’s natural youthfulness. Such techniques have various advantages like:

  • Reduced downtime

Non-surgical procedures include few recovery instructions with virtually no downtime, allowing you to get back to your usual routine quickly.

  • There are no visible scars

There will be no incisions since there will be no surgery! It also means that there will be no scars or sutures.

  • Affordability

The best candidates for rejuvenation

Skin rejuvenation is an effective way to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage including freckles, age spots and sagging skin. It can also help reduce acne scars. If you have any of these problems, skin rejuvenation is meant for you:

  • Wrinkles

  • Age spots (sun damage) on the face or body

  • Acne scars

Skin rejuvenation is a combination of different techniques

Skin rejuvenation is a combination of multiple rejuvenating tools that have to be used to help improve the appearance of your skin.

Laser Resurfacing

This is one of the most popular techniques used for facial rejuvenation, especially when combined with injectables or microdermabrasion. It targets fine lines and wrinkles by erasing them from deep within your layers of skin cells. Laser resurfacing can also be used to treat scarring caused by acne; however, it's not recommended for patients with darker complexions because they may experience more visible results than those with lighter complexions would like (or need). The most commonly used lasers for skin resurfacing are CO2 laser and Er:YAG laser.

Chemical peels

These are similar to lasers in that they work by removing layers of dead cells on the top layers of the epidermis while simultaneously stimulating the production of fresh new cells underneath them! Chemicals applied during your peel session include glycolic acid (AHA), salicylic acid (BHA), lactic acid (LA), alpha-hydroxy acids such as malic acid which helps exfoliate away dullness caused by dead/unhealthy outermost layer. These peels are also combined with other ingredients like retinoids which cause collagen production in the dermis.


Also known as micro-needling treatment, this technique uses small abrasive instruments made out of stainless steel or diamond tips that penetrate into pores causing microscopic damage thus encouraging natural collagen production within days after treatment. This helps in the treatment of open pores.


Mesotherapy utilizes a combination of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and pharmaceuticals that are injected into your skin using tiny micro-needles. These help reduce wrinkles and remove body fat and fine lines.


Fillers come under two categories: permanent fillers such as hyaluronic acid which lasts up to 2 years before losing its effectiveness.


Using high-frequency waves directed toward tissue surface waves can cause heating up molecules in order to reduce inflammation, therefore, improving blood circulation and allowing oxygen delivery through damaged capillaries thereby restoring normal cellular

It is not a replacement for a facelift

Don't worry, this isn't some anti-aging miracle worker that will give you the same results as a facelift. It is not a replacement for a facelift, but it can delay when you may want to consider one.

Learn more about whether you are a good candidate for skin rejuvenation.

Skin rejuvenation is not a one-size-fits-all approach and it isn’t meant to make your skin flawless in just a few days. Skin rejuvenation is an idealistic approach to restoring your skin’s natural youthfulness, with the goal being more than just brightening up those lines around your eyes or filling out those laugh lines on your forehead—it's about making you look years younger than you actually are!

That said, there are some things that can make this process easier on yourself (and more successful). If you take care of yourself better now than before: eat right; exercise regularly; don't smoke or drink too much alcohol; get enough sleep each night (and try not staying up late); avoid stressors like work deadlines or family drama...then the benefits would be long lasting.


We hope you’ve learned a lot about skin rejuvenation in this article! If you want to improve the appearance of your skin and reduce wrinkles, you can benefit from Dr. Alpana's Personal Skin Care Consultant services.


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