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Millennials Get Ahead of Aging with “Prejuvenation”

“Youth may be fleeting” is a sentiment that has often been expressed for centuries, but many members of the Millennial Generation are actively pre-empting the fading of youth with a trend being termed “prejuvenation.” That is, the “early” use of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures designed to rejuvenate the skin of those experiencing visible signs of aging. But rather than correct the wrinkles, fine lines, sun spots, volume loss, sagging, and other signs of aging, Millennials are using the treatments as a preventive measure.

The skincare professionals at Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa can confirm that this trend is growing, as their spa draws in an increasing number of younger patients. More and more Millennials in their 20s and early 30s come in seeking information about prejuvenation treatments, which typically include minimally invasive procedures such as neuromodulators, injectables, laser treatment, and advanced facials.

Perhaps the Best Skincare Defense is a Good Offense

These Millennials may be onto something, as some initial research seems to indicate that pretreatment of these early signs of aging may help stave off their occurrence. For example, long-term research into the early use of Botox and similar treatments suggests that it significantly helps slow down the formulation of glabellar lines and crow’s feet. A researcher in one study, Dr. Sabrina Fabi, suggests that the preventive action makes total sense because the formulation is relaxing the muscles that are ultimately responsible for creating the lines and wrinkles in the first place. And, while some people are referring to such preventive action as “pretreatment,” Dr. Fabi calls that a misnomer, as the aging process is already well underway when people hit their mid-20s.

Dr. Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital, notes that cosmetic dermatology is shifting from a treatment regimen into a prevention mode. Instead of treating lines that have become deeply embedded into the skin, Dr. Zeichner believes it is easier to start preventing their progression once they first display. Everyone ages differently, so the doctor believes that prejuvenation treatments should not be based on any age parameters, but on the first visible signs of aging.

Prejuvenation Begins with Sun Protection

With research into the preventive benefits of minimally invasive treatments such as injectables, laser treatments and high-tech facials still in their infancy, many doctors and skin care professionals seem to be adopting Dr. Zeichner’s careful approach. In short, they suggest holding off prejuvenation treatment until the onset of visible age-related changes, which, in many cases, can start to appear in people as early as their mid-20s.

While this sets a baseline of sorts for minimum age appropriateness of many prejuvenation procedures, all medical professionals and skincare experts agree that one is never too young to utilize the easiest prejuvenation treatment available: sunscreen. With exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet lights representing one of the biggest factors in visible skin aging, regular use of broad-spectrum sunscreen at SPF 30 or higher goes a long way in preserving the youthful look of your skin.

Consider These More Advanced Prejuvenation Treatments

Those Millennials in their 20s and older who are starting to see slight signs of aging, might want to consider more advanced prejuvenation treatments. If so, Naples-based Tru Glō Medspa offers all of the most popular prejuvenation treatments available, including:

  • Neuromodulators—The first in the cosmetic business, Botox works by relaxing the underlying muscles that slowly create the fine lines and wrinkles on the skin. Baby Botox relies on a lower volume of the substance to repair the finest lines and prevent their re-occurrence and formation of new ones.
  • Injectables—Such as Restylane® work by adding volume in the skin to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles in the skin. Most injectables include hyaluronic acid and other natural ingredients that stimulate collagen production, which further builds volume and enhances skin elasticity.
  • Laser Therapy—Using a laser pulse to treat the skin with broadband light, Forever Young BBL™ helps repair skin conditions such as age spots, sun spots, freckles, uneven pigmentation, rosacea, acne, and fine lines, while also improving overall complexion. Evidence suggests that the treatment is an effective anti-aging preventive measure, making Forever Young BBL™ a core prejuvenation treatment at Tru Glō Medspa.
  • Facials—A variety of facial procedures may serve as worthy prejuvenation treatments, with microneedling proving especially adept at encouraging the body to produce collagen and elastin, both of which help maintain the skin’s youthful look.

If you would like to learn more about prejuvenation and how Tru Glō Medspa might be able to start you on an age-defying preventative regimen, contact us today through our website’s contact page, or by calling 239-919-7009.

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