Neck and Chest

This often-neglected area can give away your age. The delicate skin on your neck and chest may develop crepiness, fine lines, sagging, and sunspots. All of these changes are often due to years of unprotected sun exposure.

Poikiloderma consists of areas of hypopigmentation, hyperpigmentation, telangiectasias, and atrophy and is often seen on the chest or neck. It is typically characterized by red colour pigment on the skin.

Treatment Option

Excel V – a laser used to treat both superficial and deep vascular conditions. Redness and swelling are common post-treatment though typically resolves within a few days. A series of at least 3 treatments scheduled 4-6 weeks apart is recommended.

Submental fullness “double chin” may be due to a pocket of fat under the chin.

Treatment Option

Belkyra – a non-surgical treatment for excess fat under the chin. A series of injections facilitate the breakdown and absorption of fat, producing gradual and natural re-contouring of the jawline and chin. Visible improvements are seen after 2-4 treatments scheduled 6-8 weeks apart.

Crepey lax skin has been historically resistant to many treatments. it may be due to a combination of aging, unprotected sun exposure, and excessive weight loss.

Treatment Options

Radiesse Skin Tightening – hyper diluting Radiesse and injecting it superficially under aging skin stimulates collagen and elastin production. Progressive skin tightening and dermal thickening will occur after 4 months and improve the appearance of fine lines and crepiness, and reduce skin laxity.

Dermal Fillers – hyaluronic acid fillers that offer immediate non-surgical correction of volume loss and deep wrinkles. In the weeks following the injections, you will notice an increase in skin plumpness. Dermal fillers also stimulate your body’s collagen and elastin production to maintain the smoothness of your correction.

Fraxel – a non-ablative fractional laser that targets pigmentation, lines, and wrinkles. It induces collagen production to improve skin texture and firmness. A series of 3 treatments scheduled 4-6 weeks apart is recommended.

Thermage – radiofrequency energy promotes the rebuilding and remodeling of collagen fibers to progressively tighten lax skin. There’s no downtime with this procedure and you will notice subtle tightening of the treated areas for up to 6 months.

Secret RF – tiny microneedles deliver controlled radiofrequency energy to the skin at varying depths, to induce collagen production and remodeling. Improves skin texture and crepiness. Optimal results are seen after 3 treatments, with noticeable improvements up to 3 months after your last treatment. A series of 3 treatments scheduled 4-6 weeks apart is recommended.

Microneedling – small needles puncture the skin creating micro-traumas that stimulate the skin’s natural healing process resulting in collagen and elastin production. Treats fine lines and improves skin texture with a series of 3-6 treatments scheduled 6 weeks apart.

Suggested Skincare Products

Neck, Chest & Hand Repair – SkinCeuticals – a lightweight daily treatment that contains a potent blend of ingredients to improve visible signs of aging and skin damage. It helps to restore skin volume, minimize discoloration, and refind surface texture.

Tripeptide-R Neck Repair – SkinCeuticals – corrective retinol cream for early to advance signs of visible neck aging which helps reduce the appearance of horizontal neck lines and crepiness.