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PRP..... What's it all about?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a therapy that involves using a patient's own blood, which is processed to concentrate the platelets and growth factors, and then injected into a specific area of the body to promote healing and tissue regeneration.
Platelets are small, disk-shaped blood cells that play a crucial role in the body's clotting process. They are also rich in growth factors, which are proteins that help to stimulate cell growth and tissue repair.
To create PRP, a small amount of the patient's blood is drawn and processed in a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets and growth factors. The resulting plasma, which contains a higher concentration of platelets than normal blood, is then injected into the affected area.
PRP is great for Skin rejuvenation: PRP can be used as a cosmetic treatment to improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars, and sun damage.
It's also great for Hair restoration: PRP injections can be used to stimulate hair growth in patients with hair loss.more
Chemical Peels 101
Chemical peels are a cosmetic treatment that involves the application of a chemical solution to the skin, which causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. This process results in the removal of dead skin cells and the stimulation of cell regeneration, which can improve the appearance of skin by reducing wrinkles, acne, age spots, and other imperfections.
Chemical peels can be classified into different types based on their depth of penetration into the skin:
Superficial peels: These are the mildest type of chemical peel and only affect the outermost layer of the skin (epidermis). They are typically used to treat mild skin discoloration and rough texture.
Medium peels: These penetrate deeper into the skin and can improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scars. They may cause more noticeable peeling and redness compared to superficial peels.
Deep peels: These are the most intense type of chemical peel and can improve the appearance of deep wrinkles, sun damage, and other significant skin imperfections. They...
Microneedling: What is it all about?
Microneedling is a cosmetic treatment that involves creating tiny microchannels in the skin with small, sterile needles. The procedure is designed to stimulate the body's natural healing process and promote the production of collagen and elastin, which are essential for healthy, youthful-looking skin. Here are some of the benefits of microneedling:
Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles: Microneedling can help to stimulate collagen and elastin production, which can improve skin texture and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Improves skin tone and texture: Microneedling can help to even out skin tone and reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, scarring, and other skin irregularities.
Minimizes pores: Microneedling can help to reduce the size of pores, which can make the skin look smoother and more even.
Boosts absorption of topical skincare products: The microchannels created by microneedling can help topical skincare products to penetrate...
Everything you want to know about Hydrafacial
A Hydrafacial is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that is designed to improve the appearance and health of the skin. It uses a specialized machine that combines cleansing, exfoliation, hydration, and extraction to remove dead skin cells, impurities, and excess oil from the skin.
The exact steps of the procedure may vary slightly depending on the specific needs of the individual, but here is a general overview of how a Hydrafacial works:
Cleansing: The first step involves cleansing the skin to remove any makeup, dirt, or other impurities. The aesthetician will typically use a gentle cleanser or toner to prepare the skin for the treatment.
Exfoliation: Next, a small handheld device is used to exfoliate the skin using a specialized tip that rotates and provides gentle suction. This step helps to remove dead skin cells, dirt, and oil that can clog pores and dull the skin's appearance.
Extraction: Once the skin is exfoliated, the same handheld device is used to extract impurities and debris from the pores. The device provides gentle...
Do Men get tox injectons?
cosmetic tox is a treatment that involves injecting botulinum toxin into the muscles to temporarily paralyze them and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. While tox is often associated with women, men can also benefit from this treatment.
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of men seeking tox treatments. Men may choose to get tox to improve their appearance and reduce the signs of aging, as well as to improve their confidence and self-esteem. tox can be particularly effective in reducing wrinkles on the forehead, between the eyebrows, and around the eyes.
Men may also choose to get tox to treat certain medical conditions, such as migraines or excessive sweating. tox injections can help reduce the frequency and intensity of migraines, as well as the amount of sweat produced by the body.
It's important to note that, as with any medical procedure, there are potential risks and side effects associated with tox injections. Men considering tox should consult with a qualified healthcare professional to determine if it is the right...more
What to expect at your first tox appointment.....
Your first tox appointment does not need to be scary at MAD Esthetics. Let's see what you can expect:
Consultation: You will have a consultation with our Nurse Practitioner, who will assess your medical history, discuss your goals, and determine whether tox is suitable for you.
Treatment plan: Based on your consultation, the Nurse Practitioner will create a treatment plan that outlines the areas where tox will be injected, the amount of tox needed, and the estimated cost.
Pre-treatment photos: The Nurse Practitioner may take photos of the areas to be treated to use as a reference for tracking your progress.
Injection: tox is injected using a fine cosmetic needle. The Nurse Practitioner will clean the area, mark the injection sites, and inject the tox. You may experience a slight pinching or burning sensation during the injection.
Post-treatment care: You will be advised to avoid lying down or massaging the treated areas for several hours after the injection. You may also be advised to avoid strenuous...
What is a liquid face lift?
A liquid facelift is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure that involves injecting fillers and cosmetic neurotoxins into various areas of the face to lift sagging skin, smooth out wrinkles, and restore volume to hollowed out areas. The fillers used in this procedure are hyaluronic acid-based and provide temporary results that can last anywhere from several months to a year. The cosmetic neurotoxins commonly used are Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, or Jeuveau. The results are temporary lasting anywhere from 8-12 weeks.
The procedure is called a "liquid facelift" because it aims to achieve similar results to a traditional facelift, but without the need for incisions, general anesthesia, or a long recovery period. Instead, the fillers are injected into specific areas of the face, such as the cheeks, jawline, temples, or under-eye area, to add volume, lift sagging skin, and smooth out wrinkles.
It's important to note that a liquid facelift is not a substitute for a traditional facelift, and the results achieved will not be as long-lasting or as dramatic. However, it can be a good...more
What's preventative tox?
Preventative neurotoxin injections, also known as "preventative tox," refers to the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) injections as a way to proactively treat the early signs of aging or to prevent the development of wrinkles.
The idea behind this approach is that by relaxing the muscles that cause wrinkles, the skin will remain smooth and youthful-looking, even before the formation of wrinkles becomes noticeable.
The injections are typically administered in areas that are prone to developing wrinkles, such as the forehead, around the eyes (crow's feet), and between the eyebrows (frown lines).
It is important to note that while preventative neurotoxin injections may help slow the aging process and keep skin looking youthful, they do not stop the aging process altogether. It is also important to have these injections performed by a licensed medical professional to minimize the risk of side effects and to ensure that the treatment is done correctly.more
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