Cosmetics Services



 
 

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

PRP is concentrated platelets from your own blood. A small sample is taken and processed in a separation chamber. Platelets contain growth factors that will stimulate your skin to produce new collagen.

Are results immediate? It may take a few weeks to three months for your body to form new collagen.

How many treatments will I need? Usually just one treatment. We will reassess in six weeks. There are many factors that can determine the number of treatments, including your age, general health, and personal preference.

How long will the results last? Most patients will notice beneficial results for twelve to 18 months . Yearly treatments are recommended to maintain results.

Are there any side effects? Some patients may have swelling, redness, slight bruising or pain at the injection sites.

Why would I be interested in PRP? It can reduce wrinkles, rejuvenate your skin and give you a younger facial appearance . PRP can be injected around the eyes, mouth, forehead, cheeks and chin.
 

Neurotoxins (Botox/Dysport)

Neurotoxins can reduce wrinkles, create a smoother facial appearance and give you a nice refreshed look.

How does Neurotoxin work? The Neurotoxins work by blocking the nerves that contract muscles, softening the appearance of wrinkles.

Are there any side effects? Some patients may have slight bruising, headache, pain at the injection site and temporary eyelid or eyebrow droop in 1% of cases.

Hyaluronic Acid/Facial Fillers (Restylane, Juvederm & Voluma)

Hyaluronic Acid can add volume and fullness to skin and lips. It can be used to correct facial folds and wrinkles. It can also be used on the midface for a cheek lift.

What is Hyaluronic Acid? It is a (dermal filler)
injectable gel. Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in the body.

Are there any side effects? Some patients may have swelling, redness, slight bruising and pain at the injection site.
 

Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a cosmetic procedure to improve the appearance of small vessels often called spider veins.

How does it work? By injecting a medication into the vessels with a very small needle, a local irritation to the vessel wall occurs, causing the vessel to collapse. Some vessels will disappear immediately while others may gradually fade over the course of 8 weeks.

How many treatments are needed? Some vessels will only need to be treated once and other larger or darker branches require more than one treatment.

Are there side effects? Some patients may get brown lines or spots that may appear at the site. New tiny blood vessels can appear over time. Patients may also have some itching, small ulcers, inflammation and swelling of the leg.

How do I prepare for my visit? Bring a pair of shorts to wear during the treatment. Do not shave the morning of treatment and do not put lotions or creams on your legs the morning of treatment.

What can I expect after the treatment? You will need to wear compression stockings for 3-7 days after treatment. They will be provided for you at the visit.
 

Kybella (Deoxycholic Acid)

Are you bothered by fullness under your chin? Kybella is an FDA approved injectable treatment for adults that destroys fat cells under the chin to improve your profile.
● What is deoxycholic acid? It is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.
● Are there side effects? Kybella can cause swelling, bruising, pain numbness and areas of hardness.
● How many treatments will I need? Most people need two treatments. Once the fat cells are destroyed they can no longer store fat.