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The truth about Laser Genesis – why Kendall Jenner recommends it?

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Those who deal with acne, blemishes, dry and dull skin know how difficult and problematic the battle is. The pollution, sun exposure, and harsh weather conditions only make it worse. No wonder, the cosmetic industry was in a dire need to discover an antidote for such people. And certainly, it got one with the discovery of laser genesis. Having the power to transform your skin, laser genesis became a go-to treatment for many high-profile celebrities such as Kendall Jenner. The top model couldn’t stop raving about it and soon claimed it as one of her most favorite ‘laser facial treatments’.

Are you having thoughts about trying out this latest laser sensational treatment? In this blog, we’ve outlined every detail you want to gather about this new treatment in town.

What is laser genesis

As the owner ‘Heather Rohrer’ of ‘Center for Aesthetic Medicine and Human Performance’ located in Las Vegas, Nevada, says: “Laser genesis treatment is scientifically proven to improve acne, acne scars, fine lines, and wrinkles, and shrink pore size.”

Either you want to get that perfect glowing skin or simply want to get rid of those pesky acne-scars, Laser genesis – a non-invasive laser treatment works by penetrating deep into the skin and targeting issues such as acne scars, reducing fine lines, improving skin tone, tightening, problems and regeneration of skin cells. The treatment uses heat, which gets into the layers of the skin and prevents further breakouts.

How laser genesis work?

The non-invasive, non-surgical treatment is completely painless and requires no downtime at all. It uses heat to penetrate deep into the skin and kill the bacteria that causes acne. The heat from the laser kills bacteria in the skin and diminishes the acne spots. This heat-based treatment triggers the natural healing process of the body to boost the regrowth of collagen, resulting in a youthful glow and younger-looking skin.

So, if you are looking forward to a youthful glow and spotless skin, laser genesis is the treatment you should go for because it promises just the skin you want!

Depression and Anxiety hitting together? Learn what to do

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Have you been depressed all night? Or was it just the anxiety of the next working? Can’t figure out? Ypu might have experienced some changes in your mood lately, not knowing either you are hopeless, sad, despondent, worried, concerned, uneasy, afraid, broken-haerted or just in an irreparable state.

Is it depression or is it anxiety? Well, the answer is, it may be both.

In a situation as such, the best is to figure out what to do.

Not so fast. It’s normal to have ups and downs or to have things you’re concerned about. You might be going through a difficult time. Your doctor can help you figure out if it’s actually a condition and what would help.

Each one of us have ups and downs in our life. Having anxiety or depression is a common condition. One who has experienced may know that they are like flip sides of a same coin. As Nancy B. Irwin, a therapist says, “Being depressed often makes us anxious, and anxiety often makes us depressed.”

There are a lot of ways to get help when if it turns out that you are suffering from both the conditions:

Counseling – Talk Therapy

Sometimes all we need is a person to listen to us. The best help you can get is for sure from a professional therapist. He can develop a comprehensive plan to allow you get rid of your depression and anxiety.

Some common types of counseling therapy that can help you during depression are:

  • Cognitive behavioral; this type teaches you to regulate your thoughts and actions.
  • Interpersonal therapy; allows you to get better at sharing your thoughts communicate better
  • Focus on problem-solving; this therapy during counseling helps you to manage you tasks better.

All you need to focus on during depression is talking with someone to vent it all out. Go to a friend or ask for a referral.

Medication

If counseling doesn’t help, the only option you are left with is get medication for yourself. Consult your doctor to ask for a drug that treats both depression and anxiety. Some over the counter medication you can get are:

  • Citalopram (Celexa)
  • Endep (amitriptyline)
  • Escitalopram (Lexapro)
  • Desyrel (trazodone)
  • Marplan (isocarboxazid)
  • Sarafem (fluoxetine)
  • Paroxetine (Paxil)

Keep in mind that the medication may take a few weeks or months to work it’s magic. And before you jump to meds consider the talk therapy.

PRP for Hair Loss: Here’s What You Need to Know

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As if the vampire facials weren’t enough to make us wonder what else do the aestheticians have in store for us, a relatively new trend, PRP for hair loss popped up. No wonder 8 out of 10 people are dealing with hair loss problems but is PRP worth taking the risk? Don’t scratch your head just now. Lets’s find out the answers and dive into the details to understand what it’s all about.

Platelet Rich Plasma, as known as PRP, is a treatment for hair loss that requires using your blood to restore your hair growth. It is a common treatment nowadays which doctors use to accelerate the process of healing in various body areas. To fully understand the concept of PRP, it is crucial to be fully aware of the role platelets play in the healing process for our bodies.

What do platelets do?

Being a major blood component with both red and white blood cells, platelets play a vital role when it comes to healing. They are among the ‘first responders’ of the body that arrive for your rescue and stop the bleeding immediately in case the person sustains a cut or a wound.

Researchers found that if they inject concentrated platelets into a damaged or ruptured area of the body, it could accelerate the healing of the wound.

The process

The procedure of PRP is a sensitive process requiring careful consideration and professional specialist/aestheticians to carry out the process. It is a scrupulous process beginning with withdrawing a stream of blood from the patient’s arm; the tube is then spun in a centrifuge machine to separate the plasma. The plasma that is rich in platelets is then directly injected into the scalp at the level of the hair follicles.

Is it effective?

Well, this is the real question. Looking at the pieces of evidence and several studies carried out in 2019, when a team of researchers carried out a systematic review on the PRP treatment, it found that injections of PRP results in hair loss and increases the diameter and density of hair.

However, the studies also emphasized that the treatment is a little controversial and needs to be thoroughly considered by patients before they jump into this journey of getting thicker hair. Also, the cost of the treatment remains a major concern for many patients.

End of Pigmentation with laser treatment – know the pre and post care tips

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Do you ever want to look old? We know the answer, you don’t. Having said that, we all know hyper-pignmentation is the main cause of signs of pre-mature aeging on your skin. It is a major concern of many due to weather conditions, unhealthy eating and harsh sun exposure. If pigmentation is the only hurdle stopping you to look your best, why not do something about it? Laser treatments for getting rid of pigmentation are very common and effective, however most you do not get the results you anticipated. This is because the treatment requires a few pre and post care regime.

Here, we share with you some amazing pre and post pigment laser treatment care tips with a few tips to last the laser results.

PRE TREATMENT CARE

  • Prep your skin atleast 2 weeks prior to the treatment. Do not wax the treated area in any case.
  • Avoid exposing the area under the sun.
  • Stay away from fake tans, fragranced body moisturizer, deodrants and harsh perfumes as they can undermine the laser results.

POST TREATMENT CARE

  • Use a soothing gel provided by your aesthetician regularly at least a week after the treatment.
  • Be friends with SPF after the treatment is donr for atleast a month, using SPF otherwise is also necessary.
  • If you feel the burning sensation on the treated patch use the soothing gel or ice pack immediately and over and over until the area soothes.
  • Do not exfoliate or scrub the treated area for atleast two weeks after the treatment and stay away from all harsh chemicals infused products.

MAINTAIN YOUR RESULTS

The key to ensure lasting results is actually to follow the pre and post care regime religiously. Follow your aesthetician’s advice, apply the recommended products sparingly to the entire area and follow up with your doctor.

VARICOSE VEINS – WHY THEY APPEAR AND HOW TO TREAT THEM

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Silky, smooth, and spotless legs! Is this what you are dreaming about having?

Admit it or not, legs play an important role when it comes to attracting a man’s attention. In such a case, having spider veins on your legs is a nightmare. They can put your man off, make you look older and cause great discomfort. People having severe varicose veins are at risk for a blood clot or likey to have open sores.

However,  the good news is, you can now get rid of varicose veins within days. With a highly focused beam of laser light, doctors use laser heat to damage varicose veins. Before we start with the treatment, let’s take a look at what varicose veins appear?

Why causes varicose veins

Commonly known as spider veins, varicose veins are damaged veins bulging out on your legs. These appear when the one-way valves found inside the veins of your legs weaken. In healthy veins, these valves pump the blood towards our heart. However, when they weaken, they cause some blood to flow backward, resulting in accumulation or clotting of blood in veins.

However, the bulging and weakening of veins are the result of the continual pressure of blood as we age. This is most common in a few people who have higher blood pressure, as they are at a higher risk of developing these veins. Also, if there is a family tendency, you might have them all over your legs.

The treatment

Two types of laser treatments are best for treating varicose veins. Simpler laser treatment and Endovenous laser treatment.

Simple laser treatment is best to treat legs that have small or tiny spider veins. Usually, this is the second step in the treatment process after large varicose veins have been treated with complex treatments like; endovenous laser, radiofrequency treatment, or sclerotherapy.

Endovenous laser treatment, a treatment used to address a greater varicose veins issue. It clears off larger varicose veins, instead of undergoing a surgery to remove it.

DERMAL FILLERS AND INJECTABLES – THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT

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Rounded cheeks, perked lips and smooth skin! Sounds like ideal facial features? While many of you are blessed with a face like this, some of you wish for it so desperately. Well, thanks to science and technology because it seems like your wish has been granted.
Before you make up your mind for getting a dermal filler; it is more important than ever to know all about these injectables because the market is filled with many fake ones.

  1. Made from hyaluronic acid

Injectables dermal fillers like; Restylane and Juvédermare use a naturally produced acid in our skin known as ‘hyaluronic acid’. It is found in our skin but it’s level decreases as we age. Today, it’s the most used ingredient in high-end skin products. Hyaluronic acid is responsible for making your skin look plumped up and young. Its ability to store and lock in moisture ensures the skin stays hydrated for the longest period.

  1. Different fillers have different results

While most of the fillers use hyaluronic acid, the amount used in each filler will give a different result. Bowe says, ‘Fillers like Restylane Lyft uses large particle sizes of hyaluronic acid—they are like the bricks of a foundation.’

These large particles work on ‘rebuilding’ thinned cheekbones, while those fillers that use smaller particles are best to address issues like removing fine lines and making that trout pout.

  1. Beware – a bad filler can happen

Yes, a filler gone wrong is a real thing. If you’re unhappy with the way your filler has turned out, don’t fret right now—in most cases, you can have it adjusted. It can be adjusted by a dermatologist injecting an additional filler to balance it out or can dissolve it altogether.

  1. Your cosmetic surgeon matters

Injecting a filler is more an art, so you want to find only an exceptionally well artist who knows their work. Don’t hesitate to ask about their certification and training. It’s best to visit a licensed and trained physician for all kinds of injectable treatments.

The latest dermal fillers and injectables have the power to remove every sign of aging; however, weighing its pros and cons should be your first step.

Laser Hair Removal – 3 Most Common Myths Debunked

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If it is said that laser hair removal is the best hair removal treatment available to us in today’s world, it won’t be a false statement. If you have ever struggled with the removal of unwanted body hair, you would know how difficult, painful and annoying it can be to get rid of that hair. Not to mention, costly too! Laser hair removal has many benefits over the traditional (and other modern) hair removal techniques, but its popularity has been marred by many myths that have been circulating about it.

Let’s debunk those myths so that you can know the right information form the wrong one!

1.  Laser treatments are harmful

No, they are not. Laser treatments involve heating the skin to damage the hair follicles so if your skin specialist mistakenly overheats your skin, you may get blisters or pigment changes. These side effects don’t occur with reliable and well-trained specialists, so the risk factor is the same as in all other treatments. Laser treatments have also been rumored to cause cancer and other skin problems, but these claims are not backed enough scientific evidence. That means that it has not been proved that laser treatments cause any serious damage to one’s skin or health.

2.  Laser treatments are extremely painful

No, they are not. This treatment involves multiple sessions in which your skin may feel a slight pinch, but the pain is never strong enough to cause too much discomfort. In fact, the technological advancements over the years have led to lasers which have much-improved safety and comfort. Almost all the lasers today have self-cooling tips which function to pre-cool the skin before the pulsing of the laser.

3.  Laser treatments guarantee 100% results which are also permanent

No, and no. Laser hair removal treatments don’t affect dormant follicles which may produce hair later. Our body’s hair growth can also be increased or decreased due to hormonal changes. Therefore, at best, laser treatments can give you 75 to 80% results. You won’t ever be completely hair-free, so it is not like you would never need to shave again. However, this treatment reduces your hair growth significantly so you could have years before you need to shave or the need to shave only a few patches in months.

So if you want to enjoy flawless, hair-free skin, laser hair removal is the best option that is available!

Laser Hair Removal – All Your Questions Answered

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If you are tired of using a razor to shave off unwanted hair or are going through the torture of waxing, you must consider getting laser hair removal treatments done. We know that you would have questions about it so here we are answering some of the most common queries that most people have regarding this treatment:

1.     How exactly does laser hair removal work?

Our skin has countless hair follicles that produce our body hair. In this treatment, the laser is used to target specific hair follicles so that they get heated up and thus damaged, losing their ability to produce more hair.

2.     Is it safe?

Yes, it is completely safe. The laser is applied with all the necessary precautions taken by the skin specialist so that your skin or health don’t suffer any damage.

3.     Is the laser treatment effective on all sorts of hair and skin types?

Yes, laser hair removal is a treatment that can be done on all the skin types and skin tones. As for the hair type, unfortunately, it can only yield results on dark hair.

4.     How long-lasting is this treatment?

Well, this depends on factors such as changes in your hormone levels or the number of dormant hair follicles which don’t get affected by the treatment. Upon completing 6 to 8 treatments, your results would typically be somewhere between 75 to 80%, and most clients are perfectly happy with these results. Don’t get misled by people who claim to give you 100% hair-free permanence because that is biologically unrealistic.

5.     What about the side effects?

If you don’t get the treatment done from a reliable place, there’s a chance of getting blisters due to overheating and possibly pigment changes too, so make sure that you go to an expert who uses the latest and safest techniques and equipment. Also, follow the post-care advice carefully, which includes avoiding sun exposure before and after the treatments.

A Quick Guide on Microneedling as an Aesthetic Treatment

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Microneedling is one of the treatments to rejuvenate the skin that we perform at our clinic. This novel technique of aesthetic medicine allows us to increase the production of collagen to improve the appearance of the skin in areas of the body where you have wrinkles, spots, stretch marks, or scars.

How Does Microneedling Work?

This technique uses the natural healing process of the skin to increase the production of collagen and elastin. To achieve this, we perform a micro-puncture technique to generate microlesions. In this way, the skin understands that it has been injured and puts the mechanisms of self-repair into action. The cells regenerate and increase the production of collagen.

Benefits of Microneedling as an Aesthetic Treatment

The treatments to rejuvenate the skin through aesthetic medicine allow obtaining numerous benefits through completely safe procedures. By inducing the production of repair substances, such as collagen and elastin, the appearance of the skin improves dramatically.

With microneedling we fight several skin problems in different areas of the body. Its main benefits are:

  • Reduces fine and moderate wrinkles and expression lines
  • Matches skin tone and reduces spots
  • Softens and tones the skin
  • Reduces stretch marks
  • Improves the appearance of scars
  • Unlike other aesthetic treatments, it can be performed on all skin types
  • Unlike aesthetic treatments such as lasers, microneedling can be performed at any time of the year and on all skin types, even tanned.
  • In addition, it offers greater efficiency and safety in clinical outcomes.

Enjoy the benefits of this method at our skincare unit. We can use this treatment on different areas of your skin, such as the face, neck and neckline. It is also possible to treat other body areas to improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks or fight sagging. The skin will be repaired completely, and you will also notice that it is softer and toned.

 

WHAT IS A PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR?

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A primary care physician is a health professional who practices general medicine. Therefore, it is our first stop when we need medical attention. The majority of people who attend patients of the child or adolescent age in primary care centers are family doctors or pediatricians. However, in the US, medical nurses and even medical assistants can also perform this function.

What is a Primary Care Doctor?

A primary care physician is a person you should visit for routine exams or when you have to receive medical attention in situations that are not urgent. If you have a fever, cough, a rash, breathing difficulty or nausea, usually your primary care doctor can find the cause of the problem and decide what to do in each case.

How to Find a Primary Care Doctor?

To find a good primary care physician in the private sector, first, you must start by asking yourself what you need. For example, you may be interested in the primary care physician being covered by your health insurance. Other things to keep in mind are how attentive and pleasant the consultation staff is, how easy it is to contact them and if the consultation schedule is compatible with yours.

Ask your friends, neighbors and relatives for recommendations, as well as doctors and nurses that you know and trust. When you have a list of possible candidates, find out if:

  • They try to solve the problems in your consultation or refer most of the patients to specialists
  • He prefers to treat the conditions directly and aggressively or to adopt a more conservative “wait to see what happens” approach
  • He is open and natural or offers a more formal and distant treatment

Find out about any other complementary service; in some centers, there are also specialists, mental health professionals, dietitians, breastfeeding counselors, and social workers. It may be convenient to have all these services in a single center.

Your insurance will probably have primary care doctors covered, and you may also have a list of doctors who are best valued by patients. Many offices or centers will allow you to meet potential candidates so you can check if they fit well with your profile. Also, remember, although it is easier to choose a primary care doctor and always stay with him, if you think you are not receiving the level of care you want, you can always change to another medical professional.