Popular new body contouring procedures and innovative injectables are just a few of the trends that our experts predict will dominate the cosmetic surger and dermatology industries in the coming year.
What major trends in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures will the new ‘roaring ’20s’ bring as we enter this new decade? To find out, we asked some of the biggest names in dermatology and plastic surgery for their predictions for hair, face, and body trends in medical aesthetics in 2021.
Hair restoration procedures can no longer only be used to treat hair loss after it has occurred; they can also be used to prevent it from occurring in the first place.
- PLATELET-RICH PLASMA (PRP) FOR HAIR LOSS PREVENTION
PRP is now considered a standard hair growth protocol. The treatment, which is suitable for both men and women, entails injecting platelet-rich plasma from the patient’s own body into the scalp in order to repair damaged hair follicles and encourage fuller, thicker growth.
The mechanism of action and injection protocols of the treatment are being deconstructed on a daily basis, as the topic continues to be discussed in cosmetic journals. “The use of PRP as an adjuvant treatment to lasers and as a stand-alone injectable has gained traction and will only grow in the future.
- SKIN RESURFACING WITH PRP
Surprise! Platelet-rich plasma is also applied to the skin. The use of PRP with small amounts of additives such as neuromodulators and hyaluronic acid, delivered with handheld microneedle chambers to provide mesotherapy to the superficial structures of the skin, can provide complexion improvements previously only seen with laser resurfacing; this technique is colloquially known as the ‘vampire facial.’
- BRAND NEW FILLER PRODUCTS
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will most likely approve several new soft tissue fillers that are already in use in Europe, which will be a welcome addition to the current filler portfolio.
- NO-DOWNTIME LASER REJUVENATION
New lasers! It is all about Picosecond lasers. One of the newest lasers on the market, it can be used for everything from overall skin rejuvenation and skin brightening to the targeted treatment of fine lines, brown spots, melasma, acne scars, and unwanted tattoos. It has minimal downtime and is very well tolerated.
- MINIMALLY INVASIVE SKIN TIGHTENING
As the global life expectancy increases, many patients are searching for non-surgical, preventative treatments to start in their twenties, thirties, and forties to avoid or delay the need for more aggressive surgical procedures in the future.
ltherapy uses microfocused ultrasound to stimulate collagen deep in the skin, causing a skin-tightening effect to prevent and treat sagging, loose skin. “
With the advent of treatments like Ultherapy, which have been shown to be safe and effective in skin tightening and lifting, patients are reaching for less invasive rejuvenation options.
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