Our clients at Rocky Mountain Laser Aesthetics often ask us for recommendations. After all, that’s what a consultation is for – our knowledgeable staff can help you choose the product or procedure that’s exactly right for you. Occasionally, someone asks for the ultimate recommendation – what procedures or products do we use ourselves to keep our skin looking fresh and healthy?
You may not be aware that, over time, slight furrowing and frowning are causing severe facial signs of aging. The brain impulsively sends messages to facial muscles to tighten and tense every day. Your instinct to wrinkle is hard-wired.
Microdermabrasion is a great way to get healthy looking, glowing skin! It consists of a hand-piece with a diamond particle embedded tip that is combined with a vacuum to rejuvenate the skin. Used with precision to remove the dead outer layer of your skin, it brings smoother, softer skin to the surface. A microdermabrasion treatment is the most trusted gentle, non-invasive skin rejuvenation therapy available today.
The passage of time cannot be prevented, but the process of aging can be slowed. Knowing the internal and external factors that speed up the aging process allowed Dr. Raval to compile this simple list for your aesthetic health. He hopes this list helps his new and loyal patients to preserve and protect their natural youth.
In a recent blog, we talked about the value of using laser resurfacing treatments to reduce the appearance of acne scars. Laser resurfacing is a common procedure for reducing acne scarring – and often a very effective choice. But laser isn’t always the best option, because there are different types of acne scars and because lasers don’t work equally well on all skin types or colors.
Parabens are a class of chemicals that are widely used by cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies as a preservative for their products. They are quite controversial because of the large number of side effects reported. Parabens have been found in breast cancer tumors and can even mimic estrogen. Some studies show that this estrogen indicator can lead to early puberty in girls. Additionally, parabens can cause allergic reactions on skin, ranging from rashes to rosacea.
One of the most frustrating skin conditions for men and women is acne scars. Fortunately, there are several different types of treatments available to reduce visible scarring and give your skin a more even tone and smoother texture. One of the most popular options is laser resurfacing.
“My experience tells me that a man’s decision to utilize Botox or Dysport is a strong combination of competition, fitness, and economics.” Board-certified surgeon, MBA, and nationally-recognized Medical Director, Dr. Raval predicts the number of men who take advantage of services non-surgical procedures will continue to grow aggressively. “In a society of global competition,” observes Dr. Raval, “I’m not surprised that men build up 10% of the 2.8 million Botox procedures last year.” As the #1 Non-Surgical Procedure for men in his leading practice, Dr. Raval understands what motivates the men in the market.
Parisan peel or Microdermabrasion is a noninvasive, skin rebuilding technique which uses fine sharp tips or micro-crystals and vacuum suction on the skin. Normally there are no needles or sedatives needed for microdermabrasion. The pressure and speed of vacuum are balanced on the basis of tolerance and sensitivity of the skin. Microdermabrasion is regularly contrasted with the sensation of a cat licking your face, an uneven yet delicate touch. Normal sessions take place for a period between 5-60 minutes. The good thing about this therapy is that, you need not wait long to recover from it; you can get back to work almost immediately after a single session. Also, you need not compromise with your make- up part and it’s safe to apply cosmetics directly after microdermabrasion. Owing to the increased permeability of the skin, the assimilation of medication into the skin is relatively high.