Fast Fix For Aging Hands

As a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Director of Yager Esthetics since 1997, I have had over 40,000 patients make appointments to see me about improving their appearance.  With performing over 2000 Tummy Tucks, over 5000 Liposuctions, and many thousands of Breast surgeries, I have been very happy in the way I can make the body look younger and better. I have also performed many Facelifts and Eyelid surgeries to turn back the clock on the apparent age of my patients.  Adding skincare, injectables, and RF tightening, this area has also been a success.

Even after all of these procedures, one area that can give away a person’s age is the hands.  As we age, we lose soft tissue volume, especially on the backs of the hands.  They begin to show veins, tendons, and look bony and dry.  As a Plastic Surgeon, I look at the hands to best estimate age.

Over the past several years, I have been perfecting my technique for rejuvenating the appearance of the hands.  Aside from our dark spot treatments, I now have a way to replace that volume in 10 minutes with no true down time.

My first attempt was with fat transfer, but this is uncomfortable, somewhat unpredictable, and leads to tremendous swelling.  My go to treatment uses the injection of an FDA approved organic filler that has been used in the face and body for over 15 years.

One small pinch of local anesthesia is placed on each hand, and a special cannula is used to inject the product in the exact safe plane to provide a natural appearing replacement for the lost soft tissue.  Results are instant, and if proper technique is used, the most common side effect is a bruise which rarely occurs.  No allergies have been seen or reported in my series.

Younger looking hands in 10 minutes.  I don’t know about you, but I am really excited!

What about my hands, doctor?

Patients come to Yager Esthetics because it is an all inclusive center for Hispanic beauty.  We changed the name from Yager Plastic Surgery when we expanded our offices to include advanced laser and skin care services, and added an injectable filler specialist.  We do plastic surgery of the face, breast and body, treat dark spots, offer botox and fillers, as well as laser hair removal, skin tightening, peels and spider vein therapy.  So what about the hands?

Modern plastic surgery is great for the face breast and body.  After spending time and money looking younger, it is often the hands that betray your true age.  Dark spots, prominent veins, and loss of fat on the backs of the hands can lead to an aged and bony appearance.

Skin care and Silkpeels can help with spots and texture issues, and we have been using them for years.  The newest innovation is using fillers in the backs of the hands.  In just 5 minutes, the hands look filled and more youthful.

We were recently featured on Telemundo demonstrating the technique, so click here to see the link   This might be the quick boost you need to turn back the clock.