Average client requires between 16-50 units.
BOTOXtm Cosmetic is the most popular non-surgical treatment in existence today. A few tiny injections result in a noticeable improvement in the moderate to severe frown lines and worry lines, crow's feet and lines around the neck. BOTOXtm injections block nerve impulses, weakening muscles to relax winkles. Results last up to 4 months.
The way your skin looks is directly related to the way your skin is supported. Wrinkles form when the support structure, natural collagen, thins during the course of aging. Injectable fillers are implanted in the skin directly into the areas where collagen has weakened. Depressions in the skin can be raised and scars can be minimized.
Hyaluronic acid and calcium hydroxyapitite products are FDA approved for the treatment of facial wrinkles and folds. The longevity varies by product but temporary fillers typically last from 4-12+ months.
Juvederm Ultratm & Juvederm Ultra Plustm
What is Juvedermtm?
Juvedermtm injectable gel is a smooth gel filler that is eased under your skin to instantly smooth out those wrinkles of folds that look like parentheses along the side of your nose and mouth. Results aren't just instant, they're so smooth and natural, everyone will notice but no one will know.
What is the difference between Juvederm Ultratm and Juvederm Ultra Plustm?
Juvederm Ultratm injectable gel is optimally formulated for versatility in contouring and volumizing wrinkles and folds, while Juvederm Ultra Plustm is a robust formulation used for volumizing and correcting deeper wrinkles and folds. Your doctor or nurse can tell you which formulation is just right for you.
What makes Juvedermtm different?
Juvedermtm injectable gel is produced through Hylacross technology creating a high degree of cross-linking and promoting duration for up to six months or longer. Hylacross technology results in a smooth consistency gel, which is a primary factor in the long-lasting, smooth, natural look and feel that is a hallmark of Juvedermtm wrinkle correction.
What can I expect during and after my treatment?
Your healthcare professional will assess your facial wrinkles and folds to determine if Juvedermtm treatment is right for you. Wrinkle correction with Juvedermtm is a quick, in-office procedure with immediate results.
What is Radiessetm?
Radiessetm, formerly known as Radiancetm, is the first calcium hydroxylapatite injectable cohesive implant used for soft tissue augmentation. Calcium is a natural substance already in the body, so Radiesse causes no allergic reactions of inflammation.
How does Radiessetm work?
Radiessetm is gently injected under the skin, and builds up the tissues of the face, reducing folds and creases and restoring fullness. Unlike products that lose their effectiveness within only a few months, Radiessetm provides years of rejuvenation with intermittent touch ups. Radiessetm is ideal for lines between the nose and mouth, between eyebrows, and on the upper lip.
What are the advantages of Radiessetm?
• Relatively painless.
• Results are immediate.
• It cannot provoke any allergic reaction.
• It is soft and remains pliable for years.
• It is cost-effective because it is long lasting.
• You can return to normal activities after your treatment.
What are the side effects of Radiessetm?
• Minimal swelling and redness at the injection site
• Minor pain with injection
How long does Radiessetm last?
While some touch ups may be needed, depending on the area treated, most of your correction may last for several months or years.
Medical Strength Glycolic and Salicylic Peels
Peels, especially repetitive superficial peels, can be among the best treatments to address solar aging (age spots), fine lines and hyperpigmentation (uneven pigmentation). Glycolic acid peels in particular can be a beneficial monthly treatment that will provide noticeable results for the patient with every little downtime.
A chemical burn is a controlled burn of the skin. The wounding can be superficial, medium or deep depending on the solution applied. The epidermal and dermal wounding peel will improve collagen remodeling, improve blood flow to the skin and increase the ground substance thereby improving the appearance of the skin.
Six (6) $360
Glycolic peels have the smallest molecular structure of the Alpha Hydroxyl Acid Peel group. These are lighter peels than chemical peels and are used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin of the face by removing its damaged outer layers.
Microdermabrasion with Chemical Peel $150
Specialty Peels $75-$150Name of Treatment: Salicylic 20% and 30%
Recommended For: Acne, dull skin, hyperpigmentation, rough calloused skin, aging skin. Ideal for larger areas such as the chest or back.
Name of Treatment: Glycolic 30% to 70%
Recommended For: Photodamaged, aging skin, hyperpigmentation, acne and ingrown hairs.
Name of Treatment: Modified Jessner 14%
Recommended For: Dull skin, fine lines, superficial scar tissue, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, aging skin, acne and freckle reduction. This is a great minimal downtime peel for melasma.
Name of Treatment: glōAlpha Beta 17% (17% Glycolic, 17% Lactic, 17% Salicylic)
Level: Moderate High to Aggressive
Recommended For: Thickened, resistant, congested and oily skin, acneic breakouts, dull skin, fine lines, sundamage and hyper-pigmentation.
Name of Treatment: glōTriplex (30% Glycolic, 10% TCA, 10% Salicylic)
Level: Moderate High to Aggressive
Recommended For: Impure, congested and oily skin, actinic keratosis (pre-cancers), fine lines, sundamaged, dull and uneven complexions.
Name of Treatment: glōTCA 15%
Level: Moderate High to Aggressive
Recommended For: Combination, congested and aging skin, fine lines, sundamage, uneven tone and texture.
Sclerotherapy is the injection of solutions into abnormally dilated or cosmetically unacceptable veins. The process provokes an irritation of the lining of the blood vessel, causing it to eventually collapse and fade from view. Treatment involves little if any discomfort and no down time. Two to three sessions may be required with 50-80% of injected veins eliminated with each session.
Prior to the procedure it is preferred that the client pick up some compression stockings 20-30 mm Hg. Do not use bath oil, lotion or powder the night before or day of treatment. Wear loose slacks, sweat pants, or a skirt to accommodate any dressings or compression hose. Bring loose fitting shorts to wear during the procedure. Avoid anti-inflammatories and aspirin for one week prior to the procedure.
For smaller veins of the face and body laser or light treatments may be beneficial. Telangiectasias are slightly raised red spots of blood vessels just under the surface of the skin. Facial redness is generally caused by small thread veins and tiny blood vessels under the skin. IPL treatment and ND:YAG laser light is an alternative to injecting the vessels with a sclerosing solution and is suitable for the treatment of many red skin blemishes on the face and upper body. IPL and ND:YAG laser light which is readily absorbed by the blood vessels is used to blanch and close the fine thread veins and leg veins. Mild discomfort (without anesthesia) is rewarded with an immediate result.
Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical, noninvasive procedure that offers safe and controlled removal of the outer, dead layers of the skin. The remaining skin is more smooth, fresh and rejuvenated. Microdermabrasion is helpful for those unhappy with acne scarring, sun-damaged skin, age spots, freckles, stretch marks, fine lines, scars, and rough skin. It is a safe, therapeutic approach to skin care when used alone or in combination with other treatments.
Microdermabrasion uses crystals to aggressively exfoliate away the dull layer of dead skin, uprooting the damaged cells to reveal fresh, invigorated skin. A slight vacuum is used to remove the exfoliated cells and crystals from your skin's surface. Each treatment takes from 30 minutes to an hour.
What are the benefits of microdermabrasion?
• Virtually no side effects.
• Gives the skin an overall fresh, healthy-looking glow.
• Effective on all skin colors and types.
• No anesthetic required.
• Normal activities can be resumed immediately.
Matrix Fractional CO2 technology brings together traditional CO2 technology and innovative fractional technology.
How does it work?
The natural aging process, combined with exposure to sun and pollution, destroys collagen -- the main protein of connective tissue that keeps skin plump and line-free. Laser resurfacing uses beamlets of energy light to bore tiny holes in the skin, which works to put the body's natural collagen production on fast-forward.
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Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing does this in a way that prevents damage to the top layer of skin, offering maximum results with minimal recovery time. The laser energy is distributed in an even pattern, leaving little areas of untreated skin in-between spots. This facilitates the healing process, thereby reducing pt downtime.
Fractional CO2 treatment is good for:
• Sun-damaged skin
• Aging skin
• Skin texture irregularities
• Pigmented dyschromias and scars
• Skin striations (stretch marks)
• Fine lines
• Ablation and resurfacing of soft tissue
Upper Lip $12
Half Leg $40
Full Leg $60
Back and Shoulders $60
30 minute Express Facial $40
60 minute Customized Facial $65
Facials are customized to meet the needs of the condition. A facial can improve congested and acneic skin to hyperpigmented dull or uneven textured, mature and sundamaged skin.
Six (6) $450
Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical method of resurfacing your skin by scrubbing away the crusty old surface layers and letting the younger, newer skin shine through. It's a fast way to regularly maintain a gorgeous glow - scrubbing away fine lines and wrinkles, discolouration, uneven skin and shallow scarring.
Unlike invasive weight loss surgery, ZERONA® is applied externally. This revolutionary method provides results without the dangers associated with surgery, while at the same time allowing patients to remain active during treatment. The ZERONA® protocol utilizes Erchonia®'s patented and clinically proven low-level laser technology.
Voluminous adipose tissue can appear when fatty material is present, and this, in turn, can bring about enlarged subcutaneous fat regions. Because subcutaneous fat is close to the skin's surface, laser emulsification can have a dramatic effect. The collapse of adipose arrangements have been noted after laser therapy, reducing their volume and providing effective body contouring results.
Ultra VPL tm Vein Treatment and Laser Vein Therapy
Another method of superficial vein treatment is the use of light and laser energy. Light energy is absorbed by the blood vessels that make up these imperfections. Through the absorption process the vessel wall is broken down. Effective treatment allows the body to recognize these broken vessels as waste and remove them naturally. Midwest Skin Institute offers all three modalities.
Ultra VPLtm for Skin Rejuvenation
Variable Pulsed Light technology for the quick, effective, and non-surgical treatment of:
- Thread veins/ facial veins/telengectasia
- Sun, liver, and age spots
- Acne and Acne Scarring
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Skin texture
- Spider naevi
Many skin conditions caused by aging and sun damage can be treated successfully using short safe controlled pulses of filtered light to rejuvenate the skin. As the skin ages sun, liver and age spots appear, these are caused by an excess amount of melanin, the pigment that determines our hair and skin color.
Melanin absorbs the light energy from Ultra VPLtm which creates a breakdown of melanin into smaller particles. The resultant 'peppered' spots are then sloughed by the constant natural turnover of skin cells leaving the skin more clear and smooth.
Collagen is the substance in our bodies that keeps our skin looking youthful and smooth. The skin produces less and less collagen as we age. The appearance of fine lines and wrinkles are a result of this decrease. The light from the Ultra VPL tm stimulates cells in the body called fibroblasts to produce more collagen. As the collagen moves outwards, a smoother textural appearance, smaller pore size and reduced fine lines result on the skin's surface.
After a full consultation with a trained therapist, a comprehensive treatment program will be developed to best treat your condition.
The area to be treated will be thoroughly cleansed and a cooling gel is applied to ensure that the light is used efficiently with maximum results. The Ultra VPL tm applicator will be placed onto your skin and flashed in a series of shots to treat the area. Most clients can return to their normal schedule almost immediately. It is advisable to stay out of the sun and away from tanning beds prior to treatment to ensure that your skin color is as close as possible to its natural color. Significant improvements will be seen in your skin condition with a regular course of treatments.
Ultra VPL tm Hair Reduction
The Ultra VPL tm treatment has been clinically proven to remove hair from all parts of the face and body. The variable settings mean that it can effectively treat the different types of hair found all over the body, from thicker underarm hair to finer facial hair.
Pulses of red light are absorbed by the melanin pigment found in the hair. This absorption process produces heat which travels down into the hair follicle, destroying it and its ability to regenerate. Hundreds of hair follicles are destroyed with each pulse, resulting in an easy and effective way to treat unwanted hair.
The hair covering the treatment area will need to be shaved prior to the appointment or will be trimmed and a cooling gel applied ensuring that the light is used efficiently, to give maximum results from the treatment. The applicator is placed on the skin to be treated which is then exposed to a series of light pulses, flashing in rapid succession. In some areas the treatment can take as little as five minutes.
The hairs treated will fall out naturally over a period of one to three weeks leaving your skin feeling smooth. Due to the growth period that all hair goes through, several treatments may be required to prevent hair growth in the treatment area. Your therapist will advise you on how many treatments you will likely need. All hair cycles are slightly different and some women, in different stages of their life, will sometimes find that some small hairs will appear gradually over time due to increased hormone activity. Periodic touch-up treatments are generally needed.
Unwanted hair can be removed from all parts of the body including but not limited to:
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Venus Concept Freeze® is a revolutionary technology that offers non-invasive skin tightening, cellulite reduction and circumferential fat reduction. Freeze® treatments have grown quickly in popularity.
What is Freeze? Freeze is the ability to Freeze time! Venus Concept harnesses the remarkable power of multi polar radio frequency (RF) combined with pulsed magnetic fields to create what is known as MP². This unique combination has the ability to penetrate deeply, quickly comfortably and safely into the skin achieving optimum results. Patients can just relax during the treatment feeling only a warm comfortable sensation.
The procedure is pain-free and does not require any cooling agents or numbing cream. It's also faster than other comparable treatments. Treatments can be done over a lunch time and can be faster than waiting in the grocery store line up after work!
Freeze is FDA cleared for facial wrinkles and rhytides and Health Canada cleared for temporary reduction of cellulite and skin tightening.
BELOTERO Balancetm Dermal Filler is the newest filler to market. It is a uniquely manufactured soft cohesive HA gel. It is ideal for intradermal placement to provide soft correction of mild to moderate facial wrinkles and folds. It can quickly integrate into the skin giving immediate, natural results. Results last four to twelve months.
Say goodbye to muffin tops and love handles.
CoolSculpting® is the coolest, most innovative, non-surgical way to lose those annoying bumps and bulges of stubborn fat. This revolutionary technology targets and cools unwanted fat cells in the selected area to induce a noticeable, natural-looking reduction in fat bulges.
Unlike most other methods of fat reduction, CoolSculpting involves no needles, surgery, or downtime. Patients often spend procedure time reading, working on their laptops, or simply relaxing.
It's safe, FDA-cleared and effective.-- Results look natural and can be seen as early as three weeks following treatment, with the most dramatic results after one to three months.
Call us today to schedule your consultation, to find out if CoolSculpting is right for you.
What will the results be?
Many patients are satisfied after one treatment. However, during your consultation, we can discuss a treatment plan that will meet your specific treatment needs.
What happens during the treatment?
To initiate the treatment we will position the device on your body. The device will then draw the bulge up between two cooling panels. The sensation is a firm pull and pressure – enough of a pull to ensure the selected tissue will be cooled most efficiently. An hour or so later, depending on your needs, you’re done.
Can I return to normal activities after the procedure?
CoolSculpting is completely non-surgical, so typically you can return to normal activities immediately. Some patients experience redness, minor bruising, tingling, numbness or discomfort in the treated area, but this is temporary and will resolve completely. Often times, patients return to work after the session is over.
When will I see results?
You may start to see changes as quickly as three weeks after your treatment, and will experience the most dramatic results after one to three months. Your body is still flushing fat cells and will continue doing so for up to four to six months after treatment.
Are the results permanent?
During CoolSculpting, the treated fat cells are eliminated. As long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle, long-term results should remain stable.
How do I get started?
Call us today to set up your free consultation. We’ll see if you’re a good candidate for CoolSculpting and work with you to develop a treatment plan.