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FAQ

BOTOX COSMETIC® – Part 1

BOTOX® is something that we hear a lot about these days, but what is it really?

BOTOX® is a protein which is created from a bacteria – much like penicillin is made. The protein is injected into different areas of the body to produce localized muscle relaxation. For 20 years, the protein was used for problems like cerebral palsy, chronic muscular pain, vocal cord dysfunction and visual disturbances.

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DERMA FILLERS – Juvederm®

Young skin is smooth and elastic because it contains a lot of “Hyaluronic Acid”. As we age, the amount of hyaluronic acid in the skin gradually diminishes. As a result, the skin becomes dryer, thinner and more wrinkled.

Fillers used by First Impressions Medical Aesthetics & Rejuvenation Clinic are a long-lasting but not permanent synthetic form of hyaluronic acid. The gel mimics the naturally occurring substance by adding volume to the skin. When fillers are injected under the surface of the skin, the gel adds volume, and smooths out lines on the face.

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Belkyra

Are you bothered by a double-chin?

Does your double-chin make you look older or heavier than you actually are?

Do you eat well and exercise, but the double-chin just won’t go away?

Perhaps surgery isn’t an option for you?

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The Perfect Derma Peel – A Chemical Peel Rx

First Impressions Medical Aesthetics & Rejuvenation Clinic uses The Perfect Derma Peel a revolutionary peel that will transform your skin into younger, healthier looking skin in just one week! The Perfect Derma Peel can be used on all skin types and requires no pre-peel skin preparation. The Perfect Derma Peel process takes less than 15 minutes and is virtually pain free.

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Latisse

Latisse®  is the first and only prescription treatment approved by the FDA for inadequate or not enough eyelashes.  It is prescribed for growing eyelashes longer, fuller and darker; it’s a once-a- day treatment you apply topically to the base of your upper eyelashes.

Patients in a clinical trial saw results in as few as 8 weeks with full results after 12 to 16 weeks. Latisse® was developed through years of research by Allergan®, a pharmaceutical leader with 60 years of expertise in prescription eye care products.

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Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy refers to a treatment in which surface skin lesions are frozen using medical cold therapy application. Lesions that may be treated in this way include:

 viral warts,
skin tags,
some benign lesions such as solar and seborrheic keratoses.

    some benign lesions such as solar and seborrheic keratoses.

Occasionally a qualified healthcare professional may treat superficial skin cancers with cryotherapy.  Cryotherapy is not suitable to treat melanomas or any undiagnosed pigmented skin lesion.

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Sclerotherapy: Vein Treatments 

Sclerotherapy is a non-surgical procedure that can treat most diseased surface veins. Medication is injected into a vein using a small needle. The medication irritates the vein walls so that they stick together and are gradually reabsorbed by the body. Eliminating these diseased veins actually improves the circulation and makes the legs healthier.

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