8: How to Improve the Appearance of Your Skin, in Addition to Botox Treatment
This is the eighth installment of 12 Things You Need to Know About Botox and Aesthetics which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.
You may not realize that, in addition to Botox, there are many options for improving the look and feel of your skin. Most of these treatments can be used in conjunction with Botox – giving you even more dramatic results. What are some of the latest and greatest innovations in skin care?
Aluma Skin Renewal
Aluma is a revolutionary wrinkle treatment that uses radio waves to deliver heat to the underlying layers of your skin without damaging the surface. This special type of heat stimulates your cells to produce new collagen and “plumps” existing collagen in your skin.
Because collagen, the key ingredient to younger-looking skin, can be improved in any area of your body, some patients use Aluma on the neck, abdomen, knees or arms, in addition to their facial treatments.
The procedure is easy. First, the Aluma device will be place on the area of skin that’s being treated. Your skin is gently drawn into the tip of the handpiece by a vacuum effect. From this position, the radio waves can penetrate the correct layer of skin for maximum effectiveness.
Gentle Waves is a technology that uses a cascading array of over 2,000 pulsating lights (LED’s) to reverse aging effects on the skin. It’s the first and only LED device to be approved for cosmetic improvement of aging or sun-damaged skin.
Gentle Waves is great for busy people. The entire treatment takes less than 5 minutes, and you can immediately return to your normal routine without redness or peeling. There is no pain, side effects or down time because there’s absolutely no injury to the surface of the skin. Part of the reason Gentle Waves is so fast is because large areas can be treated at the same time – like your entire face or chest.
Here’s how it works. Gentle Waves slows collagen breakdown and also builds up new collagen in the skin. This newly-produced collagen will stay around longer, maintaining your skin’s new, youthful appearance. Gentle Waves not only improves the look of fine lines and wrinkles, but is also useful for reducing redness, hyperpigmenation, brown spots, freckles and acne. Patients have reported positive changes in skin texture and the size of their pores… as well as the overall smoothness of their skin.
Vibradermabrasion is a new, grit-free form of microdermabrasion that comfortably improves skin tone and texture. It’s great for treating fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, sun damage, uneven pigmentation, adult, and hormonal acne. But its benefits aren’t limited to the face; any part of the body can benefit from the exfoliation produced by vibradermabrasion.
Unlike regular microdermabrasion, most people find the treatment incredibly relaxing. Good Morning Chicago referred to the technique as “Yoga for the Skin”. The vibrating paddles used to treat the skin are comfortable, but effective. You will enjoy a rosy glow, clean pores, and improved skin texture almost immediately.
Are you looking to refresh your skin’s appearance? The Aesthetic Center at Eye Centers of Florida offers complimentary skin care analysis consultations. Not only will we help you look fabulous, but you will also feel a surge in self-confidence. Many services are available at our aesthetic center including ActiveFX Fractional Skin Rejuvenation, botox and fillers, and so much more! For further information contact us online, call us at (239) 267-2288, or or connect with us at www.facebook.com/EyeCentersofFlorida.