While more people are vigilant about using sunscreen and skin care products on their face, they often forget to care for their hands. One of the first places to show the signs of aging is the hands with prominent veins, wrinkled and thin skin, age spots, uneven tone, and a rough texture. Hand rejuvenation at Dr. Paresi of InsideLookMD in Chicago is used to restore the youthful appearance of the hands using fat injections and laser skin resurfacing. The fat transfer removes excess fat from an area of the patient's body and then re-injects the purified fat into areas of the hands that have lost volume. Laser skin resurfacing can address lines, wrinkles, discoloration, sun damage, and age spots. Schedule a consultation with plastic surgeons Dr. Robert Paresi to learn more about hand rejuvenation.
"Dr. Paresi is an excellent plastic surgeon! I was welcomed by his classy educated staff, my consultation was amazing! Kim was fabulous, and Adi is an excellent patient consultant! I felt so confident because Dr P was the first surgeon who actually measured me and helped me select the perfect implants for my size body. Im an NPC womens figure/physique athlete and Dr Paresi incorporated science and beauty to make my breast augmentation a success! Im so glad i choose him, im 11 days post surgery and they look exactly how i wanted them to , i have an athletic body with perfect 36DD breasts!!! Hes amazing i had no pain because he used Experal as a pain desensitizer! I woke up from surgery and was like amazed at the only feeling i felt was sleepy! Im glad they used experal because its like i didnt feel anything!! Dr P and his staff also sent flowers to my house and his nurse Sheena was so sweet and nice , his surgical tech was great they all work amazing as a dream team !! I recommend this Dr and surgical center to everyone! If you want to be treated by educated trained professionals who know how to meet your needs then go to Inside Look! There silicon gel naturell implants are perfect! Dr P even took extra time to release some pectoral muscle so i have the perfect round full voluptuous cleavage i could ever dream of! They made me a new woman im so happy!!"- C.M. / Google / Nov 26, 2016
"Breast Augmentation - Dr Paresi kept me in the loop after my daughters procedure on how it went, what to expect, and how she was doing . I would recommend him over all the others!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Feb 10, 2018
"I had an extended tummy tuck with lipo in mid December. I can not explain how happy I am with the immediate results let alone the results that are continuing as I heal. I would definitely recommend Dr. Paresi and his whole staff, especially Jennifer to anyone. Options were talked about and my appointment was set up pretty quickly with ease. The doctors attention to detail was great and he did an amazing job. I feel great, look great and my confidence is back!"- V. / Healthgrades / Feb 05, 2018
"Dr. Paresi performed my rhinoplasty. Something I’ve been wanting to do for many years, but was always too worried about what it would like. After meeting with Kim and Dr. P I knew I was in the right place. Both Dr. P and Kim are very polite and made me feel very comfortable. Dr. P explained every detail regarding the procedure and was not in a hurry to leave the room. His entire staff is great, very professional and well educated. I can’t believe how great my nose looks. I LOVE it! Every day it looks better and better. I am very pleased with the results. I have received many compliments from friends and co-workers. I will definitely return to him for any other procedure I have done and will refer all my friends to him for any procedures. Dr. Paresi did an excellent job! He is very professional, caring and kind. Also, he is very HOT! I highly recommend Dr. P for any type of plastic surgery."- D.T. / Google / Jan 29, 2018
"Going to inside look and Dr Parisi was the best decision I could make. The whole process was smooth. Dr Parisi and his staff are were very professional and I felt respected at every step of the process. The surgery was as he promised, with minimum pain and not intimidating.The results were amazing. I am very happy. I highly recommend them. Thank you very much!"- V.O. / Google / Jan 22, 2018
If fat transfer is used, the surgeon will make minimal incisions to remove the fat from an area of the body. After the fat is removed, it is carefully purified and put in syringes so it can be added into areas of the hand that have age-related volume loss. Laser skin resurfacing is typically quick with the eyes protected as the laser is passed over the hands.
During/After The Procedure
A fat transfer is usually performed with the patient under local anesthesia in an accredited surgical facility as an outpatient procedure. The length of the procedure will depend on the amount of fat being removed and transferred. Laser skin resurfacing can be performed in the minor procedures room without anesthesia. The surgeon will talk to each patient about what to expect after their hand rejuvenation procedure, including how to care for their hands, signs to watch for, and when to follow up.
Plan Your Procedure
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Hand Rejuvenation FAQs
The results of hand rejuvenation through fat transfer can usually be seen immediately, although patients will need to wait until the swelling is gone and the fat has settled into its final position before they see their final results. Laser skin resurfacing will show some results right away, but the patient will continue to see improvement as the outer layer of skin sheds and a new, healthy layer of skin appears.
Recovery Time Frame?
Patients may have some bruising, inflammation, and redness in their hands for the first two weeks after their procedure, but the final results can usually be seen in 2 – 8 weeks. Patients can talk to their surgeon about other treatments if they want more dramatic results.
After a hand rejuvenation procedure, patients are encouraged to start a hand care regimen that includes daily sunscreen applications to protect the results. Patients should also keep their hands well-hydrated with a high-quality moisturizer. Gloves are also recommended to keep the hands protected during the winter.