Medical Spas & Medspas Articles

If you’re tired of trying to hide those pesky lines and wrinkles, you may have considered injectable fillers like Botox to get rid of them. While Botox is still one of the leading facial fillers on the market, its latest competitor Dysport could actually offer some more benefits. Both Botox and Dysport are similar in composition and purpose – they are an injectable form of botulinum toxin Type A which helps to relax the muscles and smooth out wrinkles.

Pregnancy, rapid weight loss, or even some types of injuries can lead to stretch marks across the skin, and while these unsightly marks do fade over time, they are yours permanently. Stretch mark fading creams and serums continue to provide hope for those who want to get rid of stretch marks without a professional treatment. But, the chemical peel is a low-cost option to laser surgery. It's a simple treatment that involves applying a thin layer of acid and chemicals to the skin that slowly sink into the skin’s deepest layers. If you’re tired of trying serums, creams and lotions to get rid of stretch marks, a body chemical peel could help you achieve long-lasting results.

Pebble chin is a condition caused by excessive flexing of the chin muscles. For those with this condition it appears that their chin is bumpy and uneven. This condition easily treated with Botox injections relaxes the chin muscles that cause the uneven appearance.

The Medlite 6 Laser is a high-tech way to remove tattoos or eliminate brown discoloration caused by certain birthmarks or age spots also known as "liver spots", as well as diminish the sight of stretchmarks.

Longer, thicker and fuller lashes are the ideal for many women who want to highlight their eyes and enhance their natural beauty, and most turn to mascara or false eyelashes to create the perfect look. However, a hair restoration doctor showcases a new option for anyone who wants to enjoy the celebrity-inspired looks permanently; the eyelash transplant procedure is an alternative to heavy makeup and eyelash extensions, and can help create thicker, denser and more natural-looking eyelashes after just one treatment.

After acne breakouts and skin imbalances have subsided, you may be left with dark marks and scars from the experience. Acne scars are an inevitable part of the healing process after a bout of acne, but even as your skin gets healthier, most scars won’t disappear completely.

If you already have sun-damaged skin from too much sun exposure this season, you may be a good candidate for a laser skin rejuvenation treatment. The Sciton laser is one of the newest laser technologies available at many premier plastic, cosmetic, and aesthetic surgery centers around the country. The laser was featured on The Doctors TV show earlier this year and is currently a popular laser used for the MicroLaser Peel offered at the Southern Surgical Arts Center in Chattanooga. The doctors at the Southern Surgical Arts Center recommend this particular laser for treating sun-damaged skin, vascular lesions, acne, and even wrinkles.

Viora, a manufacturer and technology provider of several advanced radiofrequency systems used in aesthetic and medical practices released the Reaction RF body contouring device in February 2010, an innovative device that promises to tighten and tone the skin, and also eliminate the appearance of cellulite. The RF Reaction Device is the first and only FDA-cleared bipolar RF device with vacuum therapy for body contouring, and can deliver instant results for some people.

Discolored teeth can take away from your appearance and make it difficult to feel confident when smiling. Fortunately, there are several treatments available to brighten and whiten your teeth and restore them to a healthier shade. Teeth naturally turn yellow, brown or green as you age, and can also become discolored after eating certain types of foods or when you smoke.

When those deep creases around the mouth and fine lines around the eyes are giving away your real age, a facelift isn’t your only option. Wrinkle treatments such as Botox, Restylane and Juvederm continue to be popular anti aging treatments for those that do not want to undergo surgery, and some researchers suggest that the injections are actually good for your skin.
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