June 2015

What do chemical peels do?

What do chemical peels do? Chemical peels are treatments that: Exfoliate: Peels chemically soften the cemented bonds between old, dead cells so that they can be shed from the skin. This will reveal new, fresh skin. Decrease discoloration: Chemical peels can be designed to tell your cells to stop making brown pigment. This lessens the …

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What is a PhotoFacial?

What is a PhotoFacial? A PhotoFacial is an “intense pulsed light” treatment designed to reduce brown spots and redness. PhotoFacial is NOT a laser treatment. Each treatment takes about 30-45 for the entire face. It has a “sting” to it, and you will feel a bit “on fire” for about 2 hours afterwards. Most photodamage …

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Botox for Underarm Sweating

Botox for Underarm Sweating How does Botox for underarm sweating work? The exact mechanism of action for Botox in the armpits is unknown. We know that by injecting 100-200 units in the armpits reduces sweating significantly.The Botox procedure takes about 15-20 minutes and is very comfortable. Very tiny needles are used and there is almost …

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