Anti-Aging (age prevention)

Time passes, but the quest for youthful splendor remains. Does that sound familiar? Yes, because elegance knows no age and beauty is far more than skin deep. But what does science say about skin aging and what anti-aging treatments are available in Vienna? Find out more about the possibilities of modern anti-aging medicine here.

  • Individuality: Every skin is unique, and so should your anti-aging routine. Our anti-aging facial treatments are specially tailored to your needs.

  • Holistic approach: Real anti-aging comes from both inside and outside. It is the combination of proper care, a healthy diet and lifestyle that makes anti-ageing possible for men and women.

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Anti-Aging: Simply explained!

Anti-aging is also known as age prevention and comprises various measures aimed at delaying the biological aging process in order to maintain quality of life and extend life expectancy. And aging is a natural process that also takes place at cellular level. It is the passage of time that changes us both physically and mentally. But what if we told you that you can counteract this process a little?

Thanks to medical advances, we now have a deeper understanding of why our skin loses elasticity, wrinkles appear on our face and our hair loses density and color. Free radicals, environmental factors, genetic predispositions and the natural decline of certain hormones in the body play a key role here.

But anti-aging is more than just external beauty. It’s about feeling good in your skin and keeping it healthy in the long term. Before we delve into the numerous methods that make this possible, it is important to know: True anti-aging comes from within and without. Nutrition, sleep, stress management and daily skin care are just some of the building blocks. But what do our researchers think?

Anti-Aging: What does the research say?

When it comes to anti-aging, scientific research has made considerable progress in recent decades. But what is behind it all? First of all: telomeres. These are the ends of our DNA strands, which become shorter with age. Exciting, isn’t it? Studies show that maintaining telomere length is associated with healthier aging. Then there is the protein sirtuin, which is associated with cell health and longevity. Researchers are of the opinion that the aging process could be slowed down by activating sirtuins.

Antioxidants are another interesting starting point. These act against free radicals, which are caused by environmental factors such as UV rays and pollution and can damage our skin cells.

The good news? Certain foods and skincare products are rich in antioxidants and can help combat this damage.

But all that glitters is not gold. While there are many studies, it is important to remain critical. Not every miracle cure delivers what it promises. It is always advisable to rely on reputable sources and evidence-based research. In short, the science of anti-aging is complex and constantly evolving. And while we can’t stop the aging process, we have more and more tools to keep it stylish and healthy. You can find out more about the options in the next section.

What anti-aging methods are there?

Anti-aging is a multifaceted field with a wealth of methods that could fill books. We will try to give you a brief overview: On the one hand, we have creams and serums. On the other hand, aesthetic medicine offers effective procedures such as Botox, anti-aging injections with hyaluronic acid, laser and radio frequency treatments. And of course not to forget: Food supplements and special nutritional strategies.

But which products are really effective? And what suits you? In the next section, we zoom deeper into the product world of creams, serums and capsules.

Anti-aging products: Cream, serum or capsules?

Let’s take a look at the different properties of the products.

  • Creams

    They are often enriched with active ingredients such as retinol, peptides and antioxidants. Thanks to their rich texture, they intensively moisturize your skin, promote collagen production and minimize fine lines.

  • Serums

    With a smaller molecule size, serums are designed to penetrate deeper into the skin. Their formulations are highly concentrated and often target specific skin problems such as hyperpigmentation(pigmentation spots) or loss of elasticity.

  • Capsules

    These offer a systemic approach. Ingredients such as astaxanthin, collagen or coenzyme Q10 can help you to reduce oxidative stress and improve cell health from the inside out.

Further anti-aging treatments

The anti-aging industry is constantly developing new innovative approaches. However, it is important not to jump on every hype and to rely on sufficiently scientifically sound methods for skin rejuvenation. Each method has its own benefits, here is a brief list of some innovative anti-aging treatments:

At what age does anti-aging make sense?

The ideal time to start anti-ageing measures varies depending on your individual needs. Skin aging begins as early as the mid-20s. For many experts, this is the moment when preventive measures come into play. Starting early with moisturizing and antioxidant products can help keep skin healthy and radiant. Regular cleansing of blackheads also allows your skin to breathe again.

From the age of 30, the signs of aging often become more visible. The first facial wrinkles remain on the forehead or to the side of the eyes. And collagen loss begins, causing the skin to lose elasticity. It is now advisable to resort to anti-aging methods such as serums with retinol, microneedling or even Botox injections. However, targeted anti-aging treatments can also be useful in later years to revitalize the skin. Because anti-aging is not a fixed starting point. It’s about recognizing the needs of your own skin and reacting accordingly – regardless of age.

Anti-aging for men

Anti-aging for men is more than just a trend – it’s a necessity, but men’s skin has its own peculiarities. Men’s skin is generally thicker and produces more sebum (skin oil), which makes it more resistant to early signs of aging – but not immune. The skin is also stressed by daily shaving.

The result: skin irritation and increasingly dry skin. This is where the importance of targeted care products comes into play. Ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, which moisturizes deeply, or niacinamide, which reduces redness and strengthens the skin barrier, are beneficial. There are also specific treatments such as soothing after-shave lotions or serums that help against ingrown hairs. It is therefore also worthwhile for men to invest in skincare that not only keeps them young, but also protects and strengthens them.

Any questions? Our FAQ section has the answers!

Aging refers to the natural aging process of the body and skin, which is influenced by various internal and external factors. Anti-aging, on the other hand, refers to measures and products that aim to delay or reduce the visible signs of ageing.

The effectiveness of anti-aging skincare depends on the ingredients and the individual skin condition. Scientifically recognized ingredients such as retinol, hyaluronic acid or peptides have shown positive results in studies with regard to skin aging.

Yes, in addition to cosmetic products, a balanced diet, adequate sun protection and a healthy lifestyle all contribute to healthy skin. The“graceful aging” approach is also gaining in popularity, in which natural aging is accepted and valued as part of the life process.

More questions? Simply make a personal consultation appointment online.


Last updated: 05.11.2023