Your skin is the largest organ in your body and your first line of defense against everything you encounter. Every day, your skin goes to battle to protect your body against the sun’s rays and toxic pollutants—meaning it often sustains significant damage.
Our clinic—led by Houston’s Dr. Oren Paul Mushin—offers many non-surgical treatments to mitigate the damage your skin experiences. Before examining your options, reach out to our highly trained medical team to learn more about how our skin care treatments could help you.
Anti-Aging Benefits of Skin Care Treatments
There are two types of skin care treatments: Those you do at home as an everyday routine and those that help resurface your skin to reveal a youthful appearance.
Implementing a quality skin care regimen into your daily routine that includes cleaning and moisturizing is crucial to your skin’s health. Beneficial products include retinol and hyaluronic acid, which help cell turnover and improve hydration.
Regardless of how much time you spend outside, using SPF 30 sunscreen is essential, especially when sitting next to windows. Windows do not filter out the UV rays that damage skin and lead to visible signs of aging. Our clinic advises purchasing a quality sunscreen product.
When the regimen you use at home is not enough to maintain a youthful appearance, you could benefit from our in-office cosmetic skin treatments in Houston. Our treatments rejuvenate your skin to reduce the signs of fine lines and wrinkles.
What Skin Care Treatments Are Available?
Our medical team in Houston offers a variety of skin care procedures that could help you achieve your aesthetic goals. During your consultation with Dr. Mushin, you will discuss your challenges to determine the treatment that best suits you. Some of the in-office procedures that can help include:
Skin Tightening Procedures
We offer both non-invasive and minimally invasive skin tightening treatments that provide a range of results. Non-invasive procedures offer modest tightening and lifting that appears gradually and naturally. These treatments—such as ultrasound, radio frequency, or laser—require little downtime.
While subtle tightening can be achieved at home using skin-firming creams and lotions, the results are not as dramatic as those from minimally invasive treatments like radio frequency, laser resurfacing, and microneedling.
These procedures correct sunspots, scarring, wrinkles, or skin discoloration that is impossible to address at home. The non-surgical skin treatments that smooth out your skin include dermabrasion, which exfoliates the outer layers of your skin; microdermabrasion, which is a less intense version of dermabrasion; and laser resurfacing, which uses repeated pulses of light beams to even out your skin’s tone and texture. Similarly, chemical peels can be used to improve the appearance of your skin, eliminating sunspots, dark freckles, or acne scars.
Dermal Fillers and Muscle Relaxers
Dermal fillers improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles while also preventing volume loss. As you age, lower collagen production levels, muscle loss, and gravity contribute to your skin’s volume loss. Our medical team regularly injects dermal fillers around our patients’ eyes, cheeks, and lips to improve the look of aging skin.
We also offer Botox, during which Dr. Mushin injects botulinum toxins into the muscles of your face to temporarily paralyze them and soften the look of wrinkles or fine lines. Botox is usually given around your crow’s feet, jawline, or neck.
Am I a Good Candidate for Skin Care Treatments?
A good candidate for in-office skin care treatments at our clinic in Houston has no active skin infections in the areas they need treated. Likewise, the ideal candidate does not smoke or is willing to quit smoking in the weeks leading up to the procedure and for at least four to six weeks after.
Skin treatments promote collagen production, and nicotine damages collagen by constricting blood vessels on the skin’s surface, slowing the healing process and collagen production. Therefore, we advise our patients to avoid smoking altogether for the best long-term results possible. Nicotine delivery systems include cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaping, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, nicotine patches, and nicotine gum.
Call Our Clinic in Houston to Schedule Your Consultation for a Skin Care Treatment
Call our office today to schedule your consultation with Houston’s experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Mushin. Our clinical team will answer your questions and discuss your concerns with you to ensure we help you meet your cosmetic goals.