How Does Microneedling Work?
Medical microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a dermatological procedure that involves serial punctures of the skin or scalp with tiny sterile needles. Microchannels are created, which produce a controlled skin injury without causing any significant damage to the epidermis. These microinjuries lead to minimal superficial bleeding and set up a wound healing […]
Hair Restoration with Medical Microneedling
Medical microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a dermatological procedure that involves serial punctures of the skin or scalp with tiny sterile needles. This procedure stimulates the body to use its own natural defenses to produce hyaluronic acid, elastin, and collagen, thus treating various skin concerns. Specific to the scalp and hairline, microneedling stimulates […]
What is Botox and how does it help?
Botox injections are used to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles. Botox is the brand name from Allergan but has become the universal word used for cosmetic botulinum toxin A use. Botulinum toxin type A is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridum botulinum. It prevents the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from axon […]
When Should I Start “Botox” Treatments?
More recently, young people are using Botox as a preventative measure to stop the aging process in its tracks. Botox works by relaxing your facial muscles so that the lines or wrinkles soften and smooth out. When using Botox preventatively, it will relax the muscles before the lines have a chance to form, crease, or […]
How Does Vitamin C Help You?
Vitamin C is an Antioxidant that fights against free radicals and reduces oxidative stress. A common example of oxidative stress can be observed when you take an apple, cut it in half, and leave it on the counter. You’ll notice that it starts to brown and soften. Ever notice how the skin of the apple […]