Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the few frequently asked questions regarding some skin treatments offered at our clinic. If you have any questions apart from these below listed one, please get in touch with us and we will be happy to help you out.


FAQs related to BOTOX

Botox has been used for 11 years to treat various medical conditions. For cosmetic purposes, any adult may be a candidate for Botox. Your physician can determine if Botox is right for you.

Botox is injected into the affected muscle(s). Some people report minor, temporary discomfort from the injection.

There can be side effects from Botox. The most common side effect is localized pain and tenderness and bruising of the injected area. Your doctor will explain and possible side effects with you before the procedure.

The effects of the treatment will be visible within 3-5 days. The treatment usually lasts 3-4 months. Because symptoms can change over time, the amount and duration of relief you’ll experience can vary. Consult your doctor who can best determine the frequency of Botox injections.

Procedures of a cosmetic nature are not covered by insurance, If you are using Botox to treat a medical condition, there may be insurance coverage.

You can return to work the same day and resume all regular activities after 24 hours. Vigorous exercise is not recommended immediately following a Botox treatment.



FAQs related to RESTYLANE

Most adults are candidates for Restylane treatment

Restylane is injected into the skin usually in skin folds below the nasal area. An ultra fine needle is used, resulting in minimal discomfort. Your physician may anesthetize the treatment are for comfort.

The most commonly reported side effects are temporary redness and swelling at the injection site.

Studies show that the average treatment lasts 6 months.

Procedures of a cosmetic nature are not covered by insurance.

There are no restrictions on activity. The injection site should not be touched until the Restylane has completely filled the injection site.



FAQs related to LASER HAIR REMOVAL

Laser Hair Removal uses laser or light (thermal) technology that targets pigment in the follicle of unwanted hair. Laser Hair Removal is the best way to remove hair quickly and permanently. It is less time consuming and less painful than waxing or electrolysis.

Any one with unwanted brown or black hair. Any child under the age of 18, must have parental consent. All skin types can be treated for hair removal, but deeply tanned skin is not recommended. Ethnic skin types are safely treatable.

The area to be treated is shaved and cleansed of any oils or lotions. A laser is passed over the skin where the hair is to be removed. Multiple hairs are affected with each flash of the laser resulting in a feeling of a slight snap or pinch. Individuals with extremely dense hair may require an anesthetic cream before treatment.

Treatment areas must be protected from the sun during treatment to avoid skin discoloration. In rare instances, there may be mild crusting or burning.

In most cases, the majority of hair will be removed with 3-5 treatments at 4-6 week intervals. After a laser treatment, it takes 1-3 weeks for the affected hairs to fall out of the skin. You may continue to shave between treatments. Once the initial series of treatments has been completed, 1-2 touch-up sessions per year may be required to maintain results.

Procedures of a cosmetic nature are not covered by insurance.

Vigorous physical activity should be avoided for 24 hours following treatment when large areas have been treated. Your aesthetician will advise you regarding activity.



FAQs related to FACIAL PEELS

Most people, including teenagers may be treated. Your aesthetician will determine which peel is right for you. Can be used in conjunction with IPL and microdermabrasion.

A smooth gel is applied to the skin for a short period of time and then removed. The skin will be cleansed prior to applying the peel and following the removal of the gel. After the peel, the skin will be moisturized and protected from the sun with sunscreen.

There are no side effects.

Facial peels can be used in conjunction with IPL and microdermabrasion. Usually 5 sessions 1-2 weeks apart will provide the best result.

Procedures of a cosmetic nature are not covered by insurance.

There are no physical restrictions. Use of sunscreen is strongly advised.