CO2 laser nose rejuvenation

Rejuvenation of the Nose The nose ages just like the rest of the face. An aged nose is more porous with horizontal wrinkles and falling tip. The lowering of the nasal tip and the appearance of horizontal wrinkles are caused by lowering of the forehead and accompanied by a decrease in the eyebrows and eyelids. Reposition of the nasal tip and removal of horizontal wrinkles can be resolved with a minimal incision on the wrinkles, this is a fast, effective procedure and the patient continues immediately with its activity. When the patient presents in addition to the descent of the nasal ...

Frown lines, glabellar

Frown lines are formed by the contraction of two muscle groups, called procerus and corrugatos. These muscle groups are inserted into the nasal dorsum and skin of the head of the eyebrow. Its contraction produces one or two vertical lines located between one eyebrow and the other. Frontal wrinkles, peri orbital, lip and brow wrinkles are produced by the contraction of a muscle or muscle groups that are immediately beneath the skin. Over the years and after millions of times of contractions, sun exposure and lack of hydration these wrinkles are accentuated. Anti-aging preventive medicine...

Peri orbital wrinkles

Peri- orbital wrinkles, commonly called crow's feet, are caused by three completely different mechanisms from each other: The contraction of the orbicularis oculi causes wrinkles around the eyes. As time passes these wrinkles become furrows and facial depressions. The skin of the eyelids and peri orbital area like the rest of the face loses collagen and elastin. That promotes the formation of superficial wrinkles as the time passes they get deeper. The effect of gravity makes the forehead and eyebrows fall on the eyelids, causing wrinkles and a look of sadness, fatigue and old age. ...

Forehead wrinkles

What can I do to improve my forehead? 1. Botulinum toxin + fillers with hyaluronic acid. The forehead wrinkles and frown can be soften with the use of botulinum toxin and fillers like Restylane or Juvederm. This treatment improves the aesthetics of the front and prevents the formation of deep grooves. If we use toxin botulinum in the frontal muscles above the eyebrows, we willfavor the descent of the anatomical unit composed of the forehead, eyebrows and upper eyelids on the eyeball. This produce a sad, tired and aged look. The ultimate goal of botulinum toxin and hyaluronic a...

Lip wrinkles

As they occur? Cell Aging Solar Damage Smoking what the patient can do? Photoprotection. Moisturizing Lip . Quit smoking. Consult a medical specialist on the subject. What the professional can do? 1. Fillers with hyaluronic acids. It is a rapid, effective, safe, natural results. You look good the same day of the procedure, most patients do not have bruises and can continue their activity immediately. Recommendations: Do not take aspirin or painkillers week before the procedure. Attend for treatment figuring that it will take about 2 Hs. The first time for ...

Rejuvenation Earlobe

The Earlobe is subject to the effects of gravity and aging like the rest of the face. An ear lobe aged is elongates and has wrinkles and lost volume. In Hoogstra Medical Centers have the tools to reverse these signs. The carbon dioxide laser stimulates collagen fibers, it produces shortening and recover the lost volume. The result is maintained over time. Usually a single session is enough to achieve the desired result. Resurfacing carbon dioxide laser is an outpatient procedure. Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra has over 20 years of clinical experience and is visited by patients from around the w...

Face wrinkles

Botulinum toxin is a non-surgical alternative to facial rejuvenation. Intended use for Botulinum Toxin type A are: forehead, eyebrows and periorbital wrinkles. Botulinum Toxin smoothes wrinkles, rejuvenate your appearance, giving your face a more youthful and relaxed expression. To learn more about this treatment, please enter here.

Neck wrinkles

Patients are more aware of the imperfections of her face and often forget the neck and chest. However neck skin is one of the first to accuse the passage of time. Although each woman the signs of aging are manifested differently, the most common signs are sagging, excess of adipose tissue and wrinkles of varying intensity. One of the earliest signs of aging of the neck is the loss of elasticity and skin tone. Laser treatment. Hoogstra Medical Center has been one of the first institutions in the world to use a new system of RF Micro needles (Scarlet) to tighten the skin of the neck and fac...

Tear through

It is a depression that usually exists and is located in an area between the nose and cheekbone. The tear channel deepens over the years, this is due to displacement and atrophy of the adipose tissue. As we age, the peri orbital region will occur the following changes: Bulging of palpebral bags. Wrinkles and saggy skin of the eyelids. Increasing and deepening of the lacrimal groove or channel. Lowering the eyebrows. What can we do to reverse these signs of aging? Bulging bags: Since 1994 I have been conducting transconjuntival technique to remove bags under the lower ey...

Skin Rejuvenation with the CO2 laser

Skin aging is a complex phenomenon that affects both superficial and deep layers. The most obvious clinical change the appearance of wrinkles and sagging. Other signs of aging are manifested by dilated vessels, staining, increased pores and texture changes of the skin. The histological changes are decreased collagen and elastic fibers. The tiny laser beams carbon dioxide penetrates into the skin by way of thermal columns into the deep dermis. Heating the deep dermis collagen production increases, observed a few days after an increase in the tension of the skin and reduction of fine line...

Peeling laser

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The Scan Peel is a new system that splits the CO2 laser energy producing tiny beams that penetrate the skin as thermal columns into the deep dermis. Heating the deep dermis collagen production increases, observed a few days after an increase in the tension of the skin and reduction of fine lines and wrinkles. At the level of the epidermis produces a surface ablation with actinic removing blemishes, solar keratosis, and attenuation of the pores and reduce acne scars. The most common body areas to be treated are those most exposed to the sun. The face, neck, chest and hands are the most reques...


Over the years, the face begins to lose volume by reabsorption and decrease its adipose tissue and collagen. This is manifested by the flattening of the cheekbones , sunken cheek and presence of facial furrows. To achieve facial rejuvenation, you need to replace lost volumes. Today there are permanent fillers , that do not produce allergic reactions, do not migrate and give natural results. The procedure begins by placing cold anesthetic creams for a painless procedure and to allow the patient to regain its activity after the procedure is completed. This procedure gives harmony to the fac...

Lips: how to get a natural and sensual appearance

Lack of volume, shape and wrinkles are the main aesthetic problems of the lips. Filling materials are the easiest tools with less recovery time which regain shape, volume and reduce wrinkles. However,it is important that the treating physician is aware of different types of existing filling products,skills to apply them and a very aesthetic sensibility. To learn more about this treatment, please enter here.

Rejuvenating the look

  The anatomy of the orbit, eyelids and brow position play an important role in the expression of the eyes. I remember countless patients of all ages that even in its best days, people asked if they felt good, If they were angry or tired. We can perform several procedures to give a natural look, cheerful, youthful and refreshed expression. A fast and effective improvement can be achieved with the placement of botulinum toxin. The video of Antonella, an italian patient, clearly shows what we can achieve with this procedure. Other ocations, when excess skin and bags of eyeli...

Naso labial furrows and chinned lip

  Facial aesthetics Over the years dips appear below the lower lip and also grooves that go from the nose to the upper lip become deeper giving the appearance of an aging face. These days, fillers are safe and effective in allowing us to mitigate one session and give the face a natural and youthful appearance. To learn more about this treatment, please enter here.


This operation consists on the removing of the skin excess and abdominal fat, and correction of muscle flaccidity. This situation of excess skin and abdominal wall relaxation usually occurs in patients who have had weight gain and subsequent loss or women who have had multiple pregnancies. Abdominoplasty gets a firmer flatter abdomen, and a narrower waist. The intervention was performed under local or epidural anesthesia and sedation. I perform the incision above the pubic hair and its size depends on the amount of tissue to be resected. Usually the patient wanders to 24 Hs. &n...

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

Cutaneous Biostimulation Therapy with Platelets. This is a treatment program for cellular regeneration through biostimulation based on the intradermic application of a platelet rich plasma derived complex obtained from the same patients with the addition of specific substances that acts against the oxidative process of the cells. You can obtain this way spectacular results through the resources obtained from the same organism to mitigate dermal aging. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. As a concentrated source of autologous platelets, PRP cont...

The Peeling Method that Revolutionizes Europe

Carbon Peeling is the latest non-invasive method and it can be done on all skin types, any time of the year, even a few hours before going to a party. Carbon Peeling is just one of the many treatments performed with the micro fractionated laser technology built into the Helios II. The Carbon Peeling name comes from the fact that this procedure involves the application of a thin layer of carbon powder on the face which is subsequently heat up by mean of the Quasi-long action of the laser HELIOS II and then removed by the Q-switched action of the same laser device. A final pass after the car...

Face Refresh bladeless

Radiofrequency by micro needles Have you ever imagined how your skin would be if your face does not show the passage of time? Do you know there are techniques to get your face as it was when you were 20? An effective alternative to intervention is radiofrequency through micro needles, a minimally invasive procedure that promotes colagenesis. We will tell you all about this great technique.. Over the years, the face is losing the skin's natural collagen, fibrous molecules that form its structure and resist tensile forces. By becoming deficient of this protein, the skin starts to show no ton...