TATTOO REMOVAL

Meaning :

Tattoo removal is a procedure done to try to remove an unwanted tattoo. Common techniques used for tattoo removal include laser surgery, surgical removal, and dermabrasion.

Permanent solution :

The tattoo is guaranteed to be removed completely and takes a long time.

Sessions required :

A black ink tattoo that is 10 years old may take one or two treatments fewer than a 1-year-old black tattoo.

Cost :

Laser-use fees are in the range of$200-$400 per treatment, little as $200 or more than $1,000 per treatment.

Side Effects :

    • Redness 
    • Swelling
    • Blistering

Consequence :

The removal of the tattoo would reveal the scar, making it appear as though the scarring is a result of the removal process.

Success probability :

Tattoo removal is more effective for individuals with lighter skin.

How Does The Body Remove The Shattered Ink?

Once the ink is broken down by the tattoo removal laser, the body will respond by moving fluid to the area to help flush away the ink. 

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PIXEL LASER

Meaning:

The Pixel is a laser that improves color, sun damage, rough texture, fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scarring. Pixel skin rejuvenation treatments usually take 45 minutes.

Suitable Candidate :

Anyone who wants to improve skin texture, acne scars is a candidate.Most commonly, we are treating people in their 50s and 60s for texture issues and younger people for acne scars.

Suitable skin type and color :

Pixel treatment can be performed on all skin types, as some skin conditions can interfere with proper treatment. Usually lighter skin colors safely with the Pixel. Darker skin has a high risk of pigmentation changes.

Sessions required :

Minor texture problems will improve with 3 treatments. Deeper lines typically need 6 sessions.

Risks :

    • Swelling
    • Cold Sores
    • Bronzing
    • Redness

Post-treatment precautions :

The best way to maintain results is to protect the skin from the sun. One or two-pixel treatments per year are helpful to keep the results.

Frequency :

A touch-up treatment after 6–12 months helps maintain a healthy glow because we can’t stop the aging process.

Results :

Pixel treatments are safe and effective, without injections or surgery. You can expect your skin to be flushed and red after the treatment.

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LATISSE

Meaning :

Latisse is a remedy treatment used to develop eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker. It is endorsed to treat deficient or insufficient eyelashes. It is not permanent, within two months of no use, your eyelashes will return to their original length.

Procedure :

    1. Before applying each night, ensure your face is clean, makeup and contact lenses are removed.
    2. Prepare the Applicator.
    3. Apply to Skin Using Applicator
    4. Blot Excess
    5. Dispose of Applicator.

Side Effects :

    • Eye redness or discomfort
    • Eye itching
    • Dry eyes
    • Watery eye or puffy eyelids

Cost :

Prices vary but the average cost is between $120 and $140.

Frequency & Maintenance :

After four months of treatment, most patients then will go into “maintenance” and use Latisse two or three times a week. After your lashes have grown for three to four months, you can maintain them by using the product every other day.

Does Latisse help eyebrows grow?

Latisse can be used to can help fill in sparse eyebrows. It may also make the hairs grow longer so be prepared to have to trim more.

Is Latisse a replacement for mascara?

Latisse does not work in place of mascara. Latisse is a solution treatment for inadequate or not enough lashes. However, mascara can be used on your eyelashes in addition to Latisse.

Can Latisse change eye color?

It may cause darkening of the eyelid skin which may be reversible.

Results :

Latisse will take time as 4 weeks and usually by 16 weeks.

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BRAZILIAN BUTT LIFT

Meaning :

It is a cosmetic procedure that can treat a flat or sagging backside contours flat buttocks, re-shapes the buttocks, and creates a projection. This procedure involves the employment of patient’s own fat from the other areas of the body and it leads to the toned body and prominent buttock.

Suitable Candidates :

Those who are looking to boost their self-confidence and feel proud in (and out of) their clothes can benefit from a Brazilian butt lift are in the range of their ideal weight will see the best results.

Recovery time :

The recovery time for the Brazilian Butt Lift can expect to return within 3 to 4 weeks.

Cost :

The overall treatment cost typically ranges from $8,000 to $10,000.

Side effects :

    • Transplanted fat may not survive
    • The burden of not being able to sit properly for about 2 weeks

Results :

The normal estimate for the results that you will see from your Brazilian Butt Lift is up to 20 years.

What if I don’t have enough body fat?

If you are a very small or thin individual with low levels of overall body fat, you may not be a candidate for this procedure, underweight is usually not a candidate.

Will I have scars after my butt lift?

The outcomes can be accomplished with practically no scarring. The incisions required are ordinarily as long as the width of a pencil and frequently don’t require stitches.

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PERMANENT MAKEUP

Meaning :

This makeup is cosmetic tattooing means of producing designs that resemble makeup, such as eyelining and other permanent enhancing colors to the skin of the face, lips, and eyelids.

Suitable areas :

    • Eyebrows
    • Eyeliner, Top, and Bottom
    • Lip Liner, Lip Color, and Blend
    • Scar Camouflage, Beauty Marks, Hair imitation, Lash Enhancement

Time duration :

This will generally take approximately two to three hours.

Side Effects :

While eyebrows may show little after effect, eyeliner and lips may show slight to moderate swelling.  This is very dependent upon the amount of work performed. It develops an allergy to anything, anytime; however, pigment allergies are considered rare.

Risks:

    • Infection
    • Removal problems
    • Scarring
    • Allergic Reaction

Results :

Most colors last three to five years, although some may not fade for as long as 10 years.

Cost :

The average cost per procedure varies but usually averages between $400-$800.

Is permanent makeup safe?

Adding permanent makeup to your skin may sound easy and it seems, will phase these cosmetic tattoos. In the hands of a skilled person, the procedures are generally safe.

How does permanent makeup work with a facelift of scars?

Cosmetic tattooing presents a great way of covering up a scar and making it look smooth. If you like to wear your hair up behind your ears, you can take colors and blend them in which can also be covered up.

Reviews :

Celebrities like Rihanna, Angelina Jolie, Katie Price, Coleen Rooney with tattooed eyebrows spotted best.
Permanent makeup takes time to show results but most of the people had shown. 

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CELLFINA

Meaning :

It is a minimally invasive cellulite reduction treatment that uses needling to break up fibrous fat bands in the thighs, buttocks, and other areas.

Side Effects :

The common side effects reported were minor pain, soreness, tenderness, bruising and fluid accumulation.

Cost :

Generally, it cost $3,500 to $6000, depending on the complexity of the area being treated.

Results :

Patients can see results in as few as three days. Patients showed significant improvement shortly after the treatment, with results lasting at least three years.

Time duration :

It takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes to perform the procedure, depending on the individual patient and the number of areas being treated.

Does Cellfina leave marks?

No need to worry about incision marks with Cellfina. “There are no visible incisions, only small needle-sized holes that heal within a couple of days.

Reviews :

Recently reviewed by a patient, “DOES NOT WORK!! Waste of $3,000 and basically makes your cellulite worse. The procedure was only done where I had cellulite and not on skin laxity. I had two large dimples and some smaller ones. 22 days post and not a bit of improvement and look worse. Very upset with this company for making people think it works. Because it doesn’t and it’s a painful procedure the actual cutting of the bands didn’t hurt because I was numb by then. My butt looked smoother before I had the procedure! I have a wavy dent now and it looks like I have rocks in my butt cheeks. Horrible!”
For many people, Cellfina was a blessing on their cellulite but for many, it didn’t work well.

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PHOTO FACIAL

Meaning :

Photofacial is a skin treatment that uses a light-based technology to boost collagen, lighten brown spots, treat aging skin, sun damaged skin, freckles, small facial veins, acne and diminish broken capillaries.

Precautions for the first 48 hours  :

Moisturize the skin heavily and refrain from sun exposure, exercise and bathing for 48 hours. Showering is fine during that period as long as no hot water touches the treatment area.

Benefits :

  • It helps in repair small blood vessels that have become visible, eradicate sunspots
  • It combats acne problems and eliminates large pores.
  • Therapy is also excellent at treating rosacea and other types of diffuse redness in the skin

Side Effects :

  • Facial redness or flushing
  • Bruising, swelling
  • Blistering and bleeding

Durability :

The spots that are treated will lighten or disappear; however, new spots may appear, these too can be removed but you have to protect it from sun damage.

Cost :

Treatment usually ranges between $300 and $600.

Reviews :

Overall ratings are quite high for photo facial. 

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FRACTIONAL LASER

Meaning :

It is a non-invasive treatment that target damaged skin with microscopic laser columns that penetrate deep into the skin to improve skin texture and remove pigmentation.

How many fractional laser treatments are needed?

It typically has three to five sessions of non-ablative fractional treatments.

Suitable body parts :

Fractional laser can treat women and men of all ages and skin colors. It also works on delicate skin areas like the neck, chest, and hands.

Side Effects :

    • Redness, swelling & itching
    • Acne
    • Infection
    • Changes in skin color
    • Scarring

Expected results :

  •  Smoother, fresher, younger looking skin
  • Improved tone and texture
  • Erasing of unwanted brown spots
  • Reduced fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes

Durability :

Results can last for several years depending on your age and skin condition.

Cost :

    • Full face ranges from $900 -$1400
    • Full face with neck and chest will be $1500 – $1900

Frequency & Recovery Time :

Depending on the skin condition being treated, most patients will require 3-5 treatments and it takes around 1 month to recover.

Can I get a Fraxel treatment instead of a facelift?

Fraxel treatments can resurface damaged skin but will not offer the dramatic results of a facelift.

Reviews :

A patient reviewed,The results are a smoother complexion and the skin is clear healthy and  hyperpigmentation scars disappeared truly one of the best treatments for removing unwanted dark spots
Had done laser procedures for acne scars which made the scarring look better but my face remained swollen. once the swelling went down you could see the scars again  I didn’t see any real improvement for months.”

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RHINOPLASTY

Meaning :

Rhino means nose and plasty mean to shape, mold, can be used to make the nose smaller, reduce the bridge of the nose, narrow the nose and shape specific portions such as the tip of the nose or nostrils.
Rhinoplasty may be cosmetic or reconstructive but most procedures have elements of both. Almost all rhinoplasty procedures are performed under general anesthesia or heavy sedation, according to the needs.

Types of rhinoplasty:

Closed rhinoplasty typically describes a procedure in which all incisions are carefully hidden on the inside of the nose. Open rhinoplasty involves a small incision across the columella.

Risk :

    • Infection
    • Excessive bleeding
    • Bruising

Recovery time :

It takes around 3 – 4 weeks to recover.

Suitable Candidates :

  • A person with over large nostrils
  • At least 14-16 years of age

Benefits :

    • Facial Symmetry
    • Improve Breathing

Cost :

  • Average cost ranges from $2,879 – $10,200.

Reviews :

Popular celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz and Ashlee did a rhinoplasty reviewed that nose look natural and refined.
A patient reviewed, “Every time I look at myself in the mirror I smile and thank you a million times. The results look so natural and I’ve received so many compliments that it has made me very confident and comfortable in my own skin”.

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THERMI TIGHT

Meaning :

ThermiTight is a skin tightening treatment that administers controlled thermal energy under the skin in order to tighten the skin and diminish lumpy pockets of fat.

Benefit :

This procedure produces tighter, smoother, and more youthful-looking skin
for all skin types. Thermitight is safe for both light and dark complexions. Also, it only requires one treatment.

Side Effects :

    • Swelling
    • Bruising
    • Numbness

Recovery Time :

    • Requires minimal to no downtime
    • Delivers gradual and lasting improvements
    • Delivers predictable outcomes

Consequence :

The skin gets swollen and this varies on the area being treated and how loose the skin. Generally, swelling lasts from 3 to 7 days after the procedure.

Cost :

  •  The average cost is around $2000-$4000

Suitable Candidate :

People in the age group of 40 and above with loose skin are suitable for this treatment.

Is ThermiTight safe?

Yes! ThermiTight uses thermal energy, which has been clinically tested and proven safe and effective.

Are there any incisions?

No. ThermiTight is performed through small needle punctures and inserted through these areas and threaded underneath the skin.

Reviews :

Gives a less painful approach to skin tightening on different body areas.

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