The aging process can decrease your skin’s elasticity. This may lead to noticeable wrinkles in the face. The muscles of facial expression are extremely influenced by this. There are different methods for anti-wrinkle treatments.
To find the best treatment option an analysis of the disturbing wrinkles is performed. Our new methods provide scientifically proven effectiveness. Anti-wrinkle treatment is one of the main activities of Dr. Rippmann.
Treatment with Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic acid has the ability to store water and is a natural skin component.
The hyaluronic acid in tissue decreases with age. Stabilized hyaluronic acid can be injected into wrinkles and hence fill them up. For this, a hyaluronic acid gel is used in the anti-wrinkle treatment and thanks to its good results; your face looks fresh and smooth immediately after treatment.
We use non-cross-linked hyaluronic acid to treat small and medium wrinkles and for long-term treatment of large-pored skin.
Hyaluronic acid is injected superficially into the skin where it fills the depressions on the entire skin surface.
The skin feels soft.
The skin becomes smoother, fine-pored and firmer.
The wrinkle formation is reduced.
The skin appears rosy and fresh.
Small and medium-sized wrinkles are prevented from formation.
Newly Developed Hyaluronic Acid as Volume Replacement with High Viscosity
In our clinics we use the latest hyaluronic acids with high viscosity. This intends to prevent age-related loss of face volume, to restore symmetry and balance, and for example to emphasize chin and cheeks contours. Hyaluronic acid is also used with lipoatrophy (due to HIV). The injection is given either into subcutaneous fatty tissue as well as above the bone. Another alternative is the implantation of autologous fat.
Lasting Wrinkle Treatment with Autologous Fat
An age-related loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue, mainly in the face, can be compensated by autologous fat. As a result, the face regains a more youthful and fuller appearance.
In most cases, the autologous fat is removed from the folds of the buttocks or abdomen and is treated in a special process. These treatments are suited very well for larger areas, for example for nasolabial folds, sunken cheeks or the back of the hand. Furthermore, lip-modelling can be performed through this type of treatment.
The possibilities of autologous fat treatments are significantly enhanced by special sampling cannulas.
As we use very special cannulas for fat removal which produce very finely textured autologous fat, we can also offer you upper and lower eyelids treatments. Thanks to this method you don’t see any fat particles or any elevations as you have with traditional fat injection.
An important advantage is that with autologous fat treatment your own body’s material is used. This aids in preventing allergic reactions to foreign bodies, which sometimes occur with the injection of permanent material.
Specific Facial Wrinkle Treatment with Botox
Botox (botulinum toxin) exerts its effect by inhibiting the release of carriers responsible for muscle contractions. During a professional Botox application, the overlying skin is relaxed, thus reducing wrinkle formation. The forehead wrinkles, frown lines, eye wrinkles (crow’s feet) and mouth wrinkles are particularly suited for this treatment.
The effects are visible 2-3 days after treatment with the maximum effect visible after about 2 weeks. The treatment lasts for 4 – 6 months, but can also be repeated often. A renewal and deepening of wrinkles is also prevented by the parallel treatment. Your natural appearance is maintained despite the reduced facial expressions.
As part of the extensive preliminary meeting, you will receive a detailed analysis of your facial muscles. This helps to facilitate the exact injection points and quantity needed for treatment.