Hand Rejuvenation | Invasive and Non-Invasive Options | Woodstock GAHands are one of the first places where the aging effects start becoming visible. Apart from aging, the appearance veins, sun damage and heredity factors may also cause the hands to appear wrinkled and old. Treatment options are available in cosmetic surgery to rejuvenate hand appearance, but many patients like to choose non-surgical treatments for this purpose.

Dr. Asaf Yalif is board certified in hand surgery, orthopedics as well as plastic surgery. Dr. Yalif’s outstanding training and expertise in these areas puts him in a strong position to provide cutting-edge invasive and non-invasive hand rejuvenation procedures. He provides these treatments to patients in Atlanta, Roswell, Woodstock, and surrounding locations.


Common Aesthetic Concerns

Hand skin is thin and fragile, and usually exposed to UV rays, which causes skin laxity and loss of volume over time. Most people tend to forget wearing sunscreen on the hands, which also contributes to the early signs of aging in the hands. Some of the common concerns related to the hands that can be addressed by a hand surgeon or a cosmetic surgeon include:

  • Hyperpigmentation or age spots and dark skin
  • Depletion of skin volume and visible appearance of veins and tendons
  • Thin, bony and wrinkled appearance of the hands
  • Irregular skin color, tone and texture

Invasive and non-invasive hand rejuvenation procedures can help to reverse the signs of aging and restore a youthful appearance of the hands. Leading plastic surgeon Dr. Yalif receives patients from Atlanta, Roswell, Woodstock, and nearby areas for hand rejuvenation.


Fat Grafting

To add volume to the hands, the surgeon may perform a fat transfer procedure. This will involve liposuction surgery to remove the required amount of fat from donor sites in the body where excess fat deposits are present. This fat is then processed and sterilized for re-injected into the targeted areas of the hands.

The harvested fat is grafted in multiple layers to achieve smooth, linear and natural looking results. Sometimes FDA approved dermal fillers may be used instead of fat grafting to volumize the hands and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and folds.



Sclerotherapy is a time-tested non-surgical injectable technique to eliminate the unsightly appearance of spider veins and minor varicose veins. A saline solution is injected directly into the targeted vein, causing it to blanch and gradually disappear.


Chemical Peels

Sun damage, discoloration, wrinkles, and irregular pigmentation in the hands can be improved with chemical peels. Superficial peels, which are mild in strength, are usually more appropriate for hands because of the delicate skin of hands.


Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is a fantastic and marvelous non-surgical hand rejuvenation treatment. It involves exposure of the affected areas to short and controlled bursts of high intensity laser energy to gently exfoliate the topmost layers of dead or unhealthy skin cells.


IPL Treatment

Intense Pulsed Light or IPL treatment is a popular non-invasive procedure to remove dark spots and hyperpigmentation from the skin of hands. A series of mild treatments of light waves can help the patient achieve rejuvenated hand skin.

For more information about the plastic surgery procedures and treatments performed by Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Asaf Yalif please call us at 404.822.4402 or click here to schedule a consultation. Offices located in Atlanta, Roswell, and Woodstock, Georgia.

Hand Rejuvenation Treatment in Atlanta

Hand Rejuvenation Treatment

Even if the face hides the age, the hand always spills the truth. The most ignored regions that bear most of the neglect are hands. They are rough handled and suffer from bruising every day. We greet others using our hands be it a firm hand-shake or a pat on the back or a hug. The main culprit that accelerates aging is the sun. Even if we do apply sunscreen how many remember to apply it on the back of the palm? The number is negligible. Sun damage leads to appearance of dark spots, freckles, wrinkles and early aging

Dr. Asaf Yalif, a plastic surgeon who is based in Atlanta, specializes in age defying plastic surgeries. The procedure of hand surgery is also under taken. The primary intent of hand surgery is to reverse visible aging of the hands either by injecting fillers, chemical skin peels or other procedures that give the same effect.

What can I expect from a hand rejuvenation treatment?

The expectation from any cosmetic surgery procedure varies from person to person. In general with a procedure such as this, you may expect:

• Even and smoother appearance of the skin.
• Achieving youthful hands.
• Appearance enhancement.
• Gaining more confidence.

A point to note at this juncture is to note that any cosmetic surgery including hand surgery is aimed at enhancing natural appearance. It is better to be clear on the expectations you have of the procedure and in keeping them realistic. Dr. Yalif will first discuss the possible outcome of hand surgery and your expectations from the same.

The types of hand rejuvenation treatments

Similar to other types of plastic surgery, hand rejuvenation surgery includes various procedures. Each has its own advantages and associated risks. The common procedure types include:

1. Sclerotherapy: procedure to straighten out veins. During this treatment a sclerosing solution is injected to a specific vein. The irritation caused by this chemical agent turns veins white. The veins disappear gradually.

2. Laser Skin Resurfacing: as the name suggests treatment is done via directing short bursts of laser onto the skin. Dark spots and crooked veins are rectified. Skin prep before the surgery is done by applying glycolic acid.

3. Injecting fillers: fillers like collagen, fat, restylane, etc. are injected into the hand to give a fuller appearance. Skin that appears plump appears youthful.

4. Microdermabrasion: outer layer of the skin is polished by rubbing off the superficial layer by using microscopic crystals. Skin protection from the sun is imperative post microdermabrasion. Do remember to apply sun screen before stepping out.

The procedures are explained in detail by the plastic surgeon. To start with it is important to first discuss with the plastic surgeon on your expectations from the treatment. Hand rejuvenation procedure is the least time consuming procedure that allows you to get back home as soon as the procedure is completed.

For more information about the plastic surgery procedures and treatments performed by Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Asaf Yalif please call us at 404.822.4402 or click here to schedule a consultation. Offices located in Atlanta, Roswell, and Woodstock, Georgia.


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