Facial lymphatic drainage

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Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LDM) is a gentle, rhythmic style of massage that mimics the action of the lymphatic system, using precise rhythm and pressure techniques to reduce swelling and edema. Edema is an accumulation of fluid in soft tissues. In addition to improving fluid flow, LDM is very relaxing. The method’s slow, gentle, repetitive movements… Read more »

What is growth factor and why is it beneficial?

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Growth factors are natural messenger proteins that allow communication between cells in our body.  Melanocytes, fibroblasts, keratinocytes are the types of cells that produce growth factors.  They help with healthy tissue repair and renewal. Growth factors have been used for wound healing. Topical application reduces the signs and symptoms of aging and increases collagen production.  

What is a peel?

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A peel is an exfoliating procedure that helps the skin turnover and renew.  The goal of any peel is to help remove the outer layer of dead skin cells and stimulate elastin and collagen to create healthy skin beneath.  Peels can range from very superficial (mild sloughing of the skin) to more dramatic (sheets of… Read more »

How to Fix Under Eye Bags

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Hey did you know that surgery is no longer required for correcting “bags under your eyes” for most people. In the early stages, which involves most people I can correct hollows and shadows with a combination of Botox and fillers. If your photos bother you or if you are tired of people asking “didn’t sleep… Read more »

FDA approves Botox for Crowsfeet

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Since 2002, Botox has been approved for cosmetic use. Initially, just for the “11’s” in the brow area. Now, Allergan the makers of Botox have gotten FDA approval for crowsfeet. We have been doing the crowsfeet off label since 1997. It is a great way to remove those ugly crowsfeet lines, lines under the eyes… Read more »