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Wrinkles (cont.)

Surgery for Wrinkles

The removal of excess, loose skin by surgical means was the original technique used to remove wrinkles. This procedure is generally performed in an operating room under general anesthesia. The result when performed by a master can be quite impressive.

Cellulite treatment is a special problem which is as yet unsolved. Liposuction, which removes subcutaneous fat, does not seem to be the perfect modality to approach fat deposition of fat in the lower dermis, the presumed cause of cellulite. Certain chemicals which lyse fat cells could be deposited in the appropriate anatomical site to diminish cellulite. As yet, this technology is unperfected.

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