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Acupuncture for quick facial rejuvenation?

Acupuncture for quick facial rejuvenation?

Facial rejuvenation: There is no clinical evidence that supports the use of acupuncture to achieve quick or sustained facial rejuvenation. The relaxation effect of acupuncture can be very beneficial for decreasing the frowns and wrinkles that are evident from facial muscle tension. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


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What is the cost of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation?

What is the cost of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation?

Varies: Non-surgical facial rejuvenation ranges from botox, dermal fillers such as radiesse, juvederm, peels, monopolar, radiofrequency and laser skin tightening to fractional or total laser resurfacing. Depending on where you live, extent of correction desired and combination of treatments, you are looking at a cost of several hundred to several thousand dollars. Find a board certified cosmetic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the advantage of fat grafting over other facial rejuvenation procedures?

What is the advantage of fat grafting over other facial rejuvenation procedures?

Only partially true: Fat injections have both advantages and disadvantages. The fat needs to be prepared properly or it will be resorbed quickly. The process must be done with excellent sterile technique to prevent infection. Results can be difficult to evaluate in the short term due to swelling and eventual loss of some fat. Fat is a natural product and very safe to use and has the potential to last a long time. ...Read more

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Which is the advantage of fat grafting over othe facial rejuvenation procedures?

Volume: Fat grafting is the only way to naturally add volume to your body. As we age things sag and deflate. Surgery can lift tissues up, but fat grafting is the only procedure capable of adding lost volume. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does facial rejuvenation contain allergens?

Does facial rejuvenation contain allergens?

Facial Rejuvenation: Facial rejuvenation can be accomplished with a variety of topical treatments, injectable products, lasers, ipl or surgical procedures. A small number of patients can be allergic to the treatments, injectables or medications used to facilitate lasers, ipl or surgical procedures. Inform your doctor of any allergies you have so that those allergens can be avoided. ...Read more

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What to do if my face is ugly which is why my partner is not do desperate to marry me what do I do I can't afford a facial rejuvenation ?

What to do if my face is ugly which is why my partner is not do desperate to marry me what do I do I can't afford a facial rejuvenation ?

Dump him: Please forgive my frankness. Any man who cares more about your face than about who you are or the life that you should have together doesn't deserve your love. Forget a "facial rejuvination" -- there's no magic. Get the best education you can, learn useful skills, work hard, be in a position to help others, and you'll have no shortage of good men who'll beg for the privilege of loving you. ...Read more

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Does facial rejuvenation contain allergens? I have had allergic reactions to anti-aging creams, specifically those that contain retinol. I've also had reactions to hot wax when i've visited salons in the past. Are there methods of facial rejuvenation for

Does facial rejuvenation contain allergens? I have had allergic reactions to anti-aging creams, specifically those that contain retinol. I've also had reactions to hot wax when i've visited salons in the past. Are there methods of facial rejuvenation for

It : It is often a bit tricky to use a retinoid such as Retin-A without irritation. There have been studies that have shown applying a thin layer of a mild facial lotion prior to applying the retinoid can be helpful to reduce irritation. If you feel you are truly allergic as opposed to just irritated by cosmetic facial products, a visit to a dermatologist for possible allergy testing might be helpful. Also, make sure you are using a very mild soapless cleanser so you don't dry out your facial skin when cleaning it. ...Read more

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Would it be possible for someone to do diy acupuncture on your own face?

Would it be possible for someone to do diy acupuncture on your own face?

Trained: If you are adequately trained in the art/ practice of acupuncture - you can provide self treatment. I do. I wouldn't go around poking yourself in the face with needles if you don't know what you are doing. ...Read more

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