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9: What You Should Consider When Comparing Skin Rejuvenation Techniques?

Botox and Aesthetics Skin Rejuvenation

This is the ninth installment of 12 Things You Need to Know About Botox and Aesthetics 

When trying to decide which skin rejuvenation technique will be best for you consider this:

Aluma – noticeable improvement within 1 month; continuous improvement for several months after treatment
Gentle Waves – on average, improvements are visible after 3 weeks; progressive improvement continues with additional treatments
Vibradermabrasion – results will be noticeable after the first treatment

FDA Approval and Clinical Studies
Aluma – approved by the FDA in 2005; a clinical study showed 85% of patients showing improvement in at least one category of skin enhancement
Gentle Waves – approved by the FDA in 2005; a clinical study showed 94% of patients exhibiting significant, measurable improvement in severe wrinkles
Vibradermabrasion – a clinical study showed over 70% of patients with mild sun damage experiencing improvement in skin tone and textureafter 6 weeks

Level of Pain
Aluma – virtually painless, minimal discomfort
Gentle Waves – no discomfort
Vibradermabrasion – very minimal or no discomfort

Length of Treatment
Aluma – usually 15 minutes, varies with the size of the area being treated
Gentle Waves – less than 5 minutes
Vibradermabrasion – 2 minutes per treatment area

Treatment Schedule
Aluma – 6 treatments in initial series; maintenance of 1 treatment every six months
Gentle Waves – 8 treatments in initial series, on average; maintenance treatments at 3-6 month intervals
Vibradermabrasion – 6 treatments in initial series; maintenance treatments every 4-6 weeks. Your skin care specialist may modify these treatment schedules based on your individual needs and skin profile.12 Things You Need to Know About Botox and Aesthetics

Works in Conjunction with Botox (or Other Skin Rejuvenation Services)
Aluma – Yes
Gentle Waves – Yes
Vibradermabrasion – Yes

If you are looking for a Fort Myers Botox clinic that also offers skin rejuvenation services, we can help meet your needs. Did you know that the Aesthetic Center at Eye Centers of Florida offers complimentary skin care analysis consultations? Our team of highly trained professionals works with every client on an individual basis to determine your specific skin care needs. In fact, we offer many services to meet those needs including Botox and Fillers. For more information contact us online, call (239) 939-3456, or follow us on Twitter.