Aging Skin


No matter how hard we try, we cannot escape the aging of our skin. It is an inevitable part of life that is exacerbated by many factors like uv exposure, environment, daily routine and, most of all, time.

Aging skin Indications:

  • Wrinkles
  • Volume Loss
  • Sagging or Loss of Firmness
  • Dull Skin Tone
  • Age Spots (Sun Spots/Brown Spots)
  • Redness
  • Spider Veins
  • Large Pores
  • Uneven or Rough Skin Texture

Our skin is not only the largest organ of our body, but also an expression of our identity, lifestyle and choices we made. This explains why we try our best to keep it healthy, glowing and fresh for as long as possible and to deflect the constant attacks of the biological and environmental forces on its youthfulness.

What Causes Aging Skin?

The aging of the skin happens due to numerous environmental causes and biological variables:


Our family history plays a huge part in how each person ages. If your genetic history includes individuals who went through an early and noticeably fast aging, there are still many ways to reverse and take control of the process.

Life Style

Our skin’s health can be directly related to our internal health. Leading a careless and unhealthy lifestyle is eventually going to leave a mark on our physical appearance.


UV radiation in the form of sun exposure is a huge accelerator in aging. The sunrays are harmful to our skin and cause damage in the form of pigmentation, volume loss and texture problems. It is important to always use sunscreen when anticipating sun exposure. A good habit to get into is to apply sunscreen every day. This is the primary strategy in combating the aging process.

Facial Movement

Every time a facial muscle moves, the skin distorts, eventually leading to the formation of wrinkles and lines. Smiling, frowning and all other facial expressions create permanent creases in the dermis.

Dilated Blood Vessels

Tiny vessels in our face and body can become more visible when exposed to trauma or simply aging. The skin may become reddish or you may notice small veins on your face, especially around the nose and cheeks.

Decrease in Collagen or Hyaluronic Acid

This is an unavoidable occurrence as we age. Over time, our skin loses the ability to produce its own collagen and hyaluronic acid, resulting in many skin imperfections like volume loss and a lack of firmness and elasticity.

Fat, Muscle or Bone Loss

Volume loss may become noticeable with the decreased presence of fat, muscle or bone. Most commonly, our facial contour tends to deflate and move downwards with the continuing effect of gravity and time. The lack of support of these anatomical structures may also result in sagging skin or deep wrinkles without the support of these structures.


At False Creek Skin Solution Clinic, Vancouver, we combat the aging of the skin with a variety of treatments, such as microneedling (suitable for multiple age-related skin concerns and many others), Titan Skin Tightening (a laser treatment that induces natural collagen production), Laser Genesis (a non-invasive dermis-regenerating procedure that reverses the signs of aging), IPL Limelight (improves the skin tone and surface imperfections connected to either aging or sun damage) and Hydrafacial (a multitasking procedure providing cleansing, exfoliation, extraction and hydration). Available are also Botox ® and Dermal filler treatments.

Skin care products from lines such as ZO Skin Health, ZO Medical, Obagi, SkinCeuticals, GliSODin and Vivier Pharma address a different number of skin concerns and can be of great help in minimizing aging symptoms.

Contact us today to learn more about aging skin and to book a free consultation with Natasa.


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