Hand Rejuvenation

Hands are perhaps the most exposed part of the body to the outside environment, along with the face. While one often protects the face from sun damage, dust, and external pollutants, hands are mostly ignored. Hands are used for a variety of daily works and over time get worn out and age more quickly than other parts of the body. Hand rejuvenation is a cosmetic and therapeutic intervention, which helps slow down or even arrest evidence of aging on the hands.

These cosmetic procedures can help restore the natural glow, fullness, and vitality of the hands. They remove wrinkles, dry spots, loose skin, peeling skin, dryness, and blemishes from the skin. Hand rejuvenation also eliminates pigmentation spots, a common phenomenon as one ages, from the skin. Such hand rejuvenation procedures are performed with care and caution. As one ages, the chances of infection and skin reactions are higher. The dermatologist will examine the nature of the skin and alleviate any possible chances of such adverse reactions before the approval of hand rejuvenation treatments. These treatment procedures include fillers, lasers, chemical peels, IPL and fat transfers.

The procedure

  • In fat transfers, fat from other parts of the body is transferred to the hand using incisions and syringes. Local anesthesia is performed for such a procedure.
  • To remove wrinkles and for smoothening the skin, derma fillers are used.
  • Chemical peel procedure is used to regain the smooth texture of the hand.
  • Laser treatments are performed to even out the protruding prominent veins on the hands and to make the exterior smoother. A diode laser is inserted into the veins for this purpose.
  • Intense Pulse Light (IPL) is used to clear out the dark spots which happen due to overexposure to the sun.

Our Doctors

Dr. Vimi Ponnamparambath

Specialist Dermatologist



  • What is the best treatment for hand rejuvenation?

    The treatments for hand rejuvenation depends upon the condition of the hand. Like for skin blemishes and scars, the best treatment is laser skin resurfacing, while for bulging veins, laser ablation is the right procedure. The surgeon will help you with deciding the best hand rejuvenation treatment according to the requirement.

  • How long does hand rejuvenation last?

    The results of hand rejuvenation depend upon the type of procedure, for what condition it was used for and patient compliance. For example, dermal fillers treatment lasts for six months to a year and more than one sessions are required to maintain the result. While in the case of laser skin resurfacing for scars and blemishes results are long-lasting and can be maximized by patient compliance.

  • How is hand rejuvenation done?

    Hand rejuvenation is done by several procedures as per the requirement of the patient. The surgeon will examine the hands of the patient and advise the best suitable treatment according to the need of hands. Like:

    • For wrinkles and fine lines: Dermal fillers, laser resurfacing, fat transfer
    • For bulging veins: laser ablation
    • For tightening the skin: dermal fillers, fat transfer
    • For tightening the skin: dermal fillers, fat transfer
  • Does hand rejuvenation really work?

    Yes, hand rejuvenation treatment can help in reducing the signs of ageing, scars and blemishes with the tightening of the skin. Multiple sessions of the treatment might be required to achieve the desired results and maintain the results for a longer time. In most cases of hand rejuvenation procedures, patient compliance helps in long-lasting outcomes.

  • What is the cost of hand rejuvenation?

    The cost of hand rejuvenation depends upon the condition to be treated, type of procedure and the number of sessions required to achieve the desired results. Like laser treatments for skin resurfacing or scars on the skin, are comparatively expensive than the chemical peels used for the same purpose. Cost also depends on the service provider and the market value of the procedure.

  • Do dermal fillers improve over time?

    Dermal fillers are a soft gel-like substance that is injected under the skin to remove wrinkles and smooth the texture of hands. This substance is absorbed by the body over a while. So after a certain period of time, they need to be injected again to maintain the plump skin of the hands.

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