Aging and sun damage can cause loss of soft tissue and premature aging in the hand. The skin becomes looser and the sun causes wrinkling, thinning and spotting of the skin. Hand rejuvenation uses several techniques to resolve the issues of atrophy, skin wrinkling and discoloration of the aging hand. These procedures can fill in the contour, decrease wrinkling, prominent veins, and some color changes.
There are many approaches to creating a youthful look for your hands since the treatment is dependent on the patient’s needs. If age or hereditary factors have caused your hands to look “bony” or “veiny,” then a filler or autologous fat transfer may be needed to add volume. Dr. Timek might use fillers like hyaluronic acid. Another option is fat injection or autologous fat grafting), which also involves a liposuction procedure to remove fat from another part of the body and inject it into the hand. Chemical peels may be used for fine wrinkles, skin discoloration, sun damage or age spots.