Restore youthful features with range of anti-aging treatment options

With age comes wisdom as well as unwanted consequences. Lines, wrinkles, leathery texture, and lackluster or spotty tone can age the skin far before its time. Arta Dermatology’s comprehensive services can treat unwelcome effects of “more birthdays.” How skin ages Skin that is considered healthy is often “youthful.” It is generally smooth, even, and unblemished. After the age of 20, skin ages from the inside out. After your teens, the body makes 1 percent less of the firming collagen protein each year. Elastin, which gives skin its ability to spring back, also diminishes with age. Expression lines may appear prominent … Continue reading

Botox injections with your Newport Beach dermatologist achieve your desired effect

We do a lot of communicating without speaking a word. The consistent performance in the muscles of the face to express emotion, over years, leads to the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. The wrinkles associated with facial movements are called dynamic wrinkles. When the skin is young, lines visible when we smile, frown, or squint disappear upon relaxation. Because the same muscles are used constantly for expression, these lines eventually become permanent. When fine lines and wrinkles become unwanted signs of aging, a visit to your experienced dermatologist can help you regain a more youthful appearance. We are no … Continue reading

A quick Botox procedure in Newport Beach can make a dramatic impact on your appearance

Whoever said that change is the only constant in life had it right. With time, we see the reshaping of everything from rock faces to the face we see looking back at us from the mirror. As we go through life, we see continual changes in our bodies, with the acquisition of new lines and wrinkles often making us appear older than we really are. Aging is something we now have a bit more control over. Though we may not be able to stop the continual change that takes place with time, we can diminish the signs of aging for … Continue reading

Botox cosmetic treatments from your Newport Beach dermatologist offer several benefits

Some of the most common complaints dermatologists hear from their patients are related to the signs of aging. Fine lines and wrinkles can make you feel self-conscious rather than self-confident. In years past, cosmetic surgery was the only real option for a rejuvenated appearance. Today, your qualified dermatologist provides safe, effective alternatives to surgical procedures. Often, the problem of fine lines and wrinkles can be successfully handled with precise Botox cosmetic treatments. In our Newport Beach dermatology practice, we devise anti-aging plans based on each patient’s specific skin problems. Lines and wrinkles that have developed due to years of constant … Continue reading

Maximizing the effects of Botox cosmetic injections in our Newport Beach practice

Botox has been widely used around the world for many years, helping men and women rejuvenate their appearance by relaxing tightened muscles beneath the skin. The controlled relaxing that is achieved with precision injections can drastically diminish the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the upper quadrants of the face as the signs of aging develop. Dr. Arta Farshidi is known for her high level of skill and gentleness in providing Botox cosmetic injections in our comfortable Newport Beach dermatology practice. Her expertise in cosmetic dermatology leads to wonderful results, which can be maximized with just a few considerations. Know … Continue reading

Botox for more than just wrinkles in Newport Beach

The signs of aging that typically send people to their anti-aging specialist include fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, nose, and mouth. Secondary to wrinkles is the issue of loose, sagging skin due to volume loss. By the time a man or woman reaches their mid-forties, these common signs of aging may seem to progress more rapidly with every passing year. Historically, the treatment for these cosmetic concerns has been plastic surgery in the form of a forehead and brow lift or full face lift. Today, patients are turning to Botox as an alternative treatment for wrinkles on the … Continue reading

Newport Beach residents secure natural-looking results from Botox in capable hands of experienced derm

Imagine no longer roaming the drugstore or department store for hours, agonizing over which “miracle” cream will actually do what it promises: Diminish those lines and creases. Effective wrinkle-reduction is no longer just wishful thinking, but you won’t find these wrinkle-smoothers in a bottle or jar. You will find them in the capable hands of Dr. Arta Farshidi. Botox Cosmetic was first approved by the FDA in 2002 for the treatment of those “frown lines” between the eyebrows. Its application as a treatment for everything from excessive sweating to uncontrolled blinking is well-established and well-documented. More recently, the FDA approved … Continue reading

Age and skin related differences between men and women is a factor in Botox treatment in Orange County

As with any dermatological treatment, both women and men can benefit. Botox is among those treatments that may be used to soften lines and wrinkles. When gently and safely injected into the treatment area by Dr. Arta Farshidi, the Botox solution inhibits the muscles responsible for expression lines from contracting. These creases form around the mouth or between the eyebrows and they may be caused by squinting or frowning. Generally, Botox is a treatment for the upper portion of the face, while dermal fillers may be used to add volume and smooth wrinkles in the lower third or so of … Continue reading

Satisfaction with Botox treatment depends on dermatologist’s skill

You may be familiar with Botox’s wrinkle-smoothing and wrinkle-softening properties. However, Botox is actually a type of product that affects the muscles responsible for expression lines. About Botox This medical product contains a small amount of a highly purified toxin protein, botulinum toxin type A. Arta Dermatology offers Dysport, which also contains botulinum toxin type A, in addition to Botox. Botox was first approved to treat eye conditions in the 1980s. The FDA later approved its use as a treatment for severe sweating that was not controlled with topical products. It is also used as a treatment for chronic migraines, … Continue reading