The menopause and its effects on the skin of the face and hands

Written by: Dr. Agustín Granado Tiagonce
Edited by: Top Doctors®


Effects of menopause on the skin

During menopause skin wrinkles tend to be accentuated because the changes experienced during this dramatically reduce fat production from the sebaceous glands of the skin.

botox in menopause Per year, on average the skin loses 2.1% of collagen about. Explain the experts in plastic surgery that also during the first five years of menopause premenopausal time and can lose up to 30%. During this time also it decreases the concentration of hyaluronic acid.

Collagen is the connective tissue stimulates the production of hyaluronic acid, the agent responsible for skin hydration. As it falls, the skin becomes looser, facial volume decreases and the skin loses its ability to resist the effects of gravity, resulting in a larger number and greater depth of wrinkles

All this causes increased sagging, greater wrinkle depth and a greater number of lines peribucales. In addition, muscle aging produces hyperactivity of these facial muscles lose resilience, contributing to the development of wrinkles.

According to various studies, 85% of women have been observed skin changes, such as increased dryness by 61%, a greater number of wrinkles by 50% and reduced elasticity in 47% of cases.


Treatment to prevent the effects of menopause on the skin of the face

It is important to counteract the effects of menopause on the skin with various treatments with injections of fat, which managed to bring volume and stem cells, and various types of hyaluronic acids, with which got add volume and hydration.

Furthermore, Botox injections help counteract muscle hyperactivity, selectively paralyzing the muscle fibers responsible for hypertrophy and wrinkles.


Treatment to prevent the effects of menopause on the skin of the hands

In the case of hand skin atrophy suffers the loss of subcutaneous fat, marking more veins backs. But also by the effect of sunlight produces increased pigmentation and elasticity changes.

In this case peels or laser treatments are used to make up dirty, and infiltration with fat and / or hyaluronic acid to enhance texture and skin quality.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Agustín Granado Tiagonce
Plastic surgery

Doctor Cum specializing in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Laude. Dr. Agustin Granado Tiagonce has formed internationally and has authored numerous articles published in national and international journals. Currently he is Head of the Unit for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Hospital Nisa Pardo de Aravaca.

He has over 25 years of experience and is a member of various associations as SECPRE, Ispas And ASAPS. He is an honorary professor at the Complutense University of Madrid.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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