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Injectables combat aging without surgery

Injectables provide a way to combat aging without drastic plastic surgery. Whether your goal is to instantly add volume to sunken cheekbones, fill in deep lines, reduce the appearance of wrinkles or add beautiful contours, the professionals at Naples Laser and MedSpa will work with you to help you achieve great results.Injectables

Heard about injectables, but want to learn more? This month’s Lunch & Learn on May 25 from 12-2 pm will discuss “The Artistry of Injectables.” The event features a live model demonstration with Pam Neitzel, owner and founder of Naples Laser and Medspa. She boasts more than 13 years experience in the industry and is a national trainer and educator on advanced techniques with injectables and laser techniques.

Injectables – What are the differences?

Both Botox and facial fillers are both effective methods of improving signs of aging. People often confuse them with each other and consider them to be synonymous. The truth is they tackle specific and different problems.

Botox’s primarily treats and prevents facial wrinkles. The FDA approved Botox as a cosmetic treatment for frown lines above the eyebrows and wrinkles. Botox reduces the activity of muscles in the face that cause wrinkles.

Facial fillers or dermal fillers get used to prevent or eliminate signs of aging in the face, such as wrinkles. Facial fillers fill trouble areas with collagen, which stimulates collagen growth in the face and also plumps and lifts the skin to replace collagen loss. This helps your skin achieve as youthful a look as possible and eliminates signs of aging that occur as a result of collagen depletion.

The important things to consider when choosing between Botox and facial fillers is what kind of wrinkles you want to get rid of and how you plan to do it. Botox remains the better choice for dynamic wrinkles as it will reduce their motion and visibility. These wrinkles occur when the face is in motion or making expression. They are usually positioned in the forehead and around the eyebrows. Facial fillers are ideal for static wrinkles, which are visible even when you relax your face and make no expressions. These areas appear depleted and sunken in and benefit from the fullness that facial fillers provide.

We offer many different types of injectables, including Belotero, Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Voluma XC, Kybella, Radiesse, Restylane, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Silk and Sculptra at both our Bonita Springs and Naples locations.

Injectables: Learn more

Still have questions about the world of injectables or interested in trying out one of our injecteables? Make sure to join us at our Lunch and Learn event at our Bonita Springs spa. We will have event special pricing on Botox, Dysport and our fillers. We also plan to hold a filler raffle during the event.

To reserve your spot, call us at 239-228-7491 or visit our website to learn more about all of our services.

spider veins, bonita springs, naples

Spider veins shouldn’t stop you from showing your legs

Spider veins shouldn’t keep you from wearing shorts or even a swimsuit. Imagine hitting the beach without worrying how your legs look.spider veins, bonita springs, naples

Thanks to the warm temperatures in Southwest Florida, you can bare your legs year-round, so why not make sure they look their best?

Twisting and turning blood vessels can creep across your legs and face, leaving easily seen dark purple and blue marks. Though completely harmless, spider veins cause many people to feel self-conscious.We treat these marks with our Profile Clearscan Laser. You can confidently put back on that favorite short dress or swim suit when you stride onto the sands.

Spider veins develop more often for women than men and increase in frequency with age. Several risk factors contribute to the appearance of spider veins including heredity, obesity, hormones, and birth control use. Occupations that involve a lot of standing such as hair stylists, nurses, teachers or factory workers can also lead to spider vein development.

But do not feel alone; an estimated 30-60 percent of adults have spider veins.

Spider veins treatment

Using the Profile Clearscan Laser, Naples Laser and Medspa staff can safely and effectively treat visible vessels, broken capillaries, spider veins, vascular lesions and discoloration of your skin.

Clearscan is a new laser that uses infrared energy. Unwanted vessels will be preferentially heated by the laser’s energy and become less noticeable. It helps with larger (blue) reticular veins or smaller facial veins.

All skin areas receive help through the treatment including the face, neck, chest and legs. Smaller vessels are easily treated, but some larger vessels such as bulging varicose veins in the legs require other treatment plans. A consultation helps us determine your specific needs.

After the treatment, your skin may develop a pink or red color, but that will resolve over time. Any vessels denatured by the laser reabsorb into your body in a natural cleansing process. Most small capillaries will become invisible almost immediately since they will no longer contain blood flow. Some larger areas of cluster vessels require a longer healing period and may appear bruised for a short time. Your skin will be sensitive to ultraviolet light and you must avoid direct sunlight on treated areas until you are fully healed.

There should be little to no discomfort, however this varies from client to client and depends on the depth of the treatment. There is no need for anesthesia. The SouthWest Laser and MedSpa staff will discuss your options to properly manage any discomfort from the treatment.

At Naples Laser and Medspa, we welcome your questions. Feel free to call us at 239-228-7491 to schedule a free consultation. We’d be happy to show you firsthand how this simple procedure works, and show you before-and-after photos of those who have had Clearscan spider vein treatments.

Don’t let those spider veins keep your legs covered up any longer.

Forever Young, Naples, Bonita Springs

Forever Young erases signs of aging

Forever Young BBL can help you look years younger by erasing signs of aging. The treatment rejuvenates skin and delays skin aging.

Sound like something worth trying? During this month, Naples and MedSpa offers buy one get one half off on Forever Young treatments.Forever Young, Naples, Bonita Springs

Forever Young BBL (broadband light) is an innovative technology that uniquely delivers light therapy targeting the signs of aging and sun damage and effectively provides a more refreshed, rejuvenated and youthful appearance.

Scientific evidence demonstrates regular maintenance treatments using Forever Young BBL functionally rejuvenate skin and delay skin aging.

Your technician customizes the treatment to match your skin type and desired results. It is ideal for reducing age spots along with many other types of skin conditions and blemishes on the face, hands, neck, chest, shoulders, and back.

Skin issues like acne, redness, and hyperpigmentation start below the skin’s surface, which makes topical products less effective. Reaching the source of the problem requires an advanced treatment like the Sciton Forever Young BBL (broadband light).

Forever Young treatment process

The light energy delivered by the BBL will gently heat the upper layers of your skin. It targets damaged cells in the skin, jumpstarting the body’s natural healing process.

When this occurs, pigmented damage such as sun spots and freckles rise to the surface of the skin and naturally flake off.  The heat also stimulates your skin cells to regenerate new collagen, leading to increased skin firmness.

In addition, the photothermal energy will reduce unwanted melanin that produces pigmented lesions and eliminate fine vessels that cause redness.

This process restores your skin to its natural beauty, making it smoother and vibrant while ensuring you look younger.

Forever Young therapy is completely non-invasive and so gentle that there is virtually no recovery time after treatments. You will be able to resume your normal activities right away.

Generally, between one and three treatments are necessary to achieve the best results, depending on what skin problem needs treatment. May is an ideal time to try this treatment, while we are offering buy one get one half off for the Forever Young treatment.

To learn more about how Forever Young BBL treatment can benefit you, request a free skincare consultation at 239-228-7491. We have offices in Naples (898 5th Avenue South, Suite 204) and Bonita Springs (24850 S Tamiami Trl Suite # 4).

PRP, platelet rich plasma, Naples Laser and MedSpa, Bonita Springs FL, Naples FL

PRP Therapy turns back hands of time on your skin

PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy turns back the hands of time for aging skin. Imagine having younger looking skin with better tone and texture; sounds pretty good right? The treatment uses the body’s own natural healing processes, which makes it gentler on the body than other injectables and fillers.PRP, platelet rich plasma, Naples Laser and MedSpa, Bonita Springs FL, Naples FL

Certain areas on our bodies age quicker than others. Thank the Southwest Florida sun for the damage it inflects on our exposed skin, often making us appear much older than we are. PRP reverses the common aging signs in the skin specifically in the areas of the face, neck, hands.

Hate those crow’s feet or dark circles under your eyes? PRP helps make those areas of your skin become a distant memory.

So how does PRP Therapy work?

Do not get squeamish, but PRP Therapy uses your own blood.  The treatment involves putting a portion of your blood in a centrifuge until it contains a concentrated mix of plasma cells and growth factors. The resulting plasma gets injected directly into the injured tissue. The growth factors speed healing and improve tissue health.

The treatment takes approximately 30 minutes to an hour, though treatment time varies depending on the area treated. After treatment, skin may show some redness or bruising for a day or two. You can resume normal activities and make-up use the day after treatment.

It has an advantage over other treatments due to its natural quality. And because it uses a patient’s own blood, the patient will not experience allergic reactions. Other fillers get absorbed by the body and need repeat treatments. However, PRP stimulates the body’s own natural healing processes, so the results last longer. Due to using natural components, patients can use PRP Therapy in places where other fillers would not be recommended. It does not target individual lines and wrinkles but rather improves the overall quality of an area.

Thin areas under our eyes and the skin on our neck show dramatic improvement with PRP Therapy, reversing signs of aging. Lines on the upper lips, as seen on many smokers, improve in depth and hydration. Wrinkles experience volume augmentation and long lasting collagen regeneration effects. Additionally, it enhances the texture and vitality of your skin by creating new blood vessels. Newly created vessels provide vital nutrients to the skin.

Are you convinced PRP Therapy will bring you better looking skin? Interested in trying it out? This month, try PRP at Naples Laser and MedSpa for a special price of $999 for one area. Call us at 239-228-7491 to set up your appointment.

Halo, NapleBonita Springs, FL

Halo can help restore a radiant, youthful glow

Halo laser treatments can help restore a youthful glow that may have dimmed over the years. Or, perhaps your time in the Southwest Florida sun has damaged your smooth skin and you need to liven your skin’s luster.Halo, NapleBonita Springs, FL

Sun spots, fine lines, wrinkles and other skin damage can make some people look an age beyond their years. Halo can help. We’re happy to say it’s now among our services.

We’re also offering an opportunity for you to learn more about it during a Lunch & Learn on March 30, 2017, at the Naples Laser and Med Spa Bonita location, 24850 S. Tamiami Trail, St. 4, Bonita Springs. Seats are limited and reservations are required. Call 239-228-7491 to reserve a space.

Halo treatments help heal damage to skin so shallow past laser treatments couldn’t address it with any precision and too deep it was previously too difficult to address. In addition, it provides customizable treatments that more precisely target damage, improving your skin’s tone and texture while smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.

Halo benefits

Halo treatments do more than just eliminate flaws like wrinkles and sun blotches. It restores the luminous glow to your skin to make you look young again. Halo makes your face brighten by reducing pore size and increasing your skin’s reflectivity.

Furthermore, it provides flexibility in recovery time. Do you need to be back in the office the day after a treatment? Your clinician can provide a light treatment that simply smooths out some fine lines and you can follow your regular make-up regimen the next day. Even a more intense treatment requires only a few days of downtown.

Halo treatments allow a precision treatment of fine lines and scar revisions that no other laser treatment in the past could deliver, and Halo achieves these results with less aggressive treatment. Patients in the past typically had to choose a light procedure with a fast recovery time but minimal results or had to go in for a major procedure that could sometimes leave someone healing for weeks.

Halo — Is it right for you?

Halo targets skin damage including discoloration, sun damage, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, enlarged pores, poor skin texture, fine lines and scar revision. Ask your clinician how your skin can get that signature “Halo Glow. “

If you want to learn more, be sure to join us for the Lunch & Learn. Call 239-228-7491 to reserve a space or learn more.

Dermasmooth | Naples Laser and MedSpa | Naples, FL | Bonita Springs, FL

Dermasmooth gives skin smoother, fresher look

Dermasmooth removes the outermost layer of dead skin cells as well as the small peach fuzz-like hairs often found on the face, leaving a much smoother look and feel.

Dermasmooth | Naples Laser and MedSpa | Naples, FL | Bonita Springs, FLA Dermasmooth treatment involves scraping a surgical blade against the skin. It may not sound like it but it is a gentle procedure. The light scraping removes dead skin cells on the surface of the skin as well as the tiny vellus hairs on the face.

The process increases cellular turnover and encourages skin rejuvenation. The results are immediate and there is no recovery time, which means it could be done during your lunch hour.

Since Dermasmooth removes the top barriers of the skin, products placed on the skin will penetrate much deeper, making them more effective. You will find your makeup application looks more flawless. Better yet, you won’t be left with the typical redness of traditional microdermabrasion treatments.

Dermasmooth – is it right for you?

The treatment is ideal for all skin types because everyone’s skin sheds dead cells. Those people with oily or sun-damaged skin or who have hyperpigmentation, are acne prone, have large pores or suffer from bothersome facial hair will find great benefits from this treatment.

Dermasmooth treatments typically last 30-45 minutes. Afterwards, a product will be applied to your skin to brighten, hydrate, and protect your skin from UV damage. The effects will last approximately one month.

In March, we are combining our Dermasmooth treatment with a hydrating facial for $99. It provides a great way to indulge your skin and try out both treatments.

If you have an interest in Dermasmooth or any other MedSpa treatment, give us a call at 239-228-7491 and set up an appointment at our location in Naples at 898 5th Ave. S. Suite 204, or Bonita Springs at 24850 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 4.

chocolate facials | Naples Laser and MedSpa

Chocolate facials indulge the skin

chocolate facial | Naples Laser and MedSpa Chocolate facials are a great way to indulge your body on the outside similar to the way eating it indulges the inner you. Scientists for years have touted the health benefits of dark chocolate to the body. Now, as one of the newest trends, chocolate can provide great benefits as part of your beauty regimen as well.

Chocolate facials do a great job of hydrating, rejuvenating, lifting, and toning your face. Rich in antioxidants, chocolate can help reverse the signs of aging. The level of antioxidant compounds in cocoa is higher than in green tea, black tea or red wine.

Those antioxidants assist in cell repair and prevent cell damage. The antioxidants in chocolate aid in neutralizing free radicals and preventing them from damaging cells.

Chocolate is rich in vitamins A, B12, B-complex, D and E, which help the body absorb calcium, improve tissue growth and increase energy. The minerals found in chocolate, such as copper, iron, magnesium and zinc, promote cell growth, tissue repair, and absorption of nutrients.

Cocoa has been shown to increase blood circulation to the fine skin capillaries in the top layer of your skin, helping draw more oxygen and nutrients to protect against dehydration and burns.

A chocolate facial can moisturize the skin, leaving you with a healthy glow. The added hydration will also soften the skin, making wrinkles and fine lines less visible. It also can increase collagen production and lighten blemish and acne marks.

Every skin type can benefit from the healing attributes of a chocolate facial, making it a great way to relax and rejuvenate yourself.

Try Chocolate Facials

This month, Naples Laser and MedSpa is offering a Chocolate Facial and Steam Tent special for $199 at the Bonita Springs location — 24850 S Tamiami Trl Suite #4, Bonita Springs., FL‎ 34134. This is a great time to try out the treatments and give your skin some extra pampering.

Other specials this month include a Lips and Lashes Bundle, which includes Volbella and a full set of lashes for $599, and the Sweetheart Bundle, including PRP on one area, Micropenning, an ultrasonic facial, and $50 gift card, all for $1,400.

Indulge yourself or your sweetheart in one of the many beauty treatments Naples Laser and MedSpa has to offer. Give us a call at 239-228-7491 to set up an appointment at either our Bonita Springs (24850 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite #4) or Naples (898 5th Avene South, Suite 204) location.

Brotox | Football | Dan Hampton | Chicago Bears | Naples Laser and MedSpa | Bonita Springs, FL | Botox

Brotox and football make a nice combination

Brotox | Football | Dan Hampton | Chicago Bears | Naples Laser and MedSpa | Bonita Springs, FL | BotoxBrotox and football. Those are probably two words you wouldn’t expect to see in the same sentence.

How do Brotox and football go together? Come join us at Naples Laser & MedSpa on Feb. 16, 2017, in Bonita Springs, to see for yourself.

We will be discussing Brotox and have a special guest appearance by Dan Hampton, who will sign autographs and talk with attendees. Dan is a retired Hall of Fame defensive tackle who played 12 seasons for the Chicago Bears. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002, and he currently hosts the Bears postgame show on WGN Radio in Chicago.

The event will be at our Bonita location at Naples Laser & MedSpa, 24850 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 4, Bonita Springs, FL‎ 34134. It is from 5 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 16. Seating is limited so call at 239-228-7491 to reserve your seat.

Our experts will educate attendees about Brotox and we’ll have some special pricing on several of our services during the event.

Brotox increasing in popularity

Brotox is increasing in popularity as men start looking to fillers as a quick way to get rid of wrinkles and look younger. Even male celebrities such as Simon Cowell and David Hasselhoff admit to using Botox to improve their appearance.

According to statistics from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number one non-surgical cosmetic treatment for men is injections of Botulinum Toxin, including Botox and Dysport.

In 2015, more than 400,000 injections were given to men, roughly 10 percent of all injections of that type. The No. 2 non-surgical cosmetic treatment was injections of Hyaluronic Acid, including Juvederm and Restylane.

Vanity is not exclusive to women. In the age of “selfies” there are men who find themselves unsatisfied with their own appearance. Despite attempts to live a healthy lifestyle, elements like sun exposure, gravity, weight fluctuations and aging, all take their toll on the face as wrinkles set in.

Nobody wants to look in the mirror and see a reflection staring back that appears much older than how they feel. Brotox can help men appear younger by diminishing lines and wrinkles that cause one to look older or tired.

Many men also consider Brotox for professional reasons. Research shows it can have a positive impact on confidence in the workplace, which in turn improves odds of professional success. In a highly competitive job market, Brotox could give that extra edge of confidence to land a job or promotion.

It’s just easier to feel and show more confidence if you are confident in your appearance.

Many men become concerned with the “eleven” lines. These vertical creases are formed between the eyebrows when they furrow. As one ages, these lines become increasingly visible but Botox can be used to smooth them out.

Since Brotox is non-invasive and non-surgical, the treatment can be performed quickly—even during a lunch break—and produce immediate results. The treatment appears natural and offers a refreshed, well-rested, younger appearance in just a few minutes.

Don’t miss a chance to learn more about Brotox and meet Dan. Give us a call at 239-228-7491 to reserve your seat.

Airbrush makeup

Airbrush makeup may be a gift to yourself this holiday season

Airbrush makeup could be one of your best gifts this holiday season if you want a flawless look as you bounce from party to party. It’s a great alternative to traditional makeup that is long-lasting, sweatproof and waterproof.

Airbrush makeupAirbrush makeup has grown in popularity in recent years. It won’t rub off so you don’t have to worry about it wearing off at a special event. It also will not transfer to clothes causing embarrassing makeup stains. It can also be used to camouflage tattoos or any other skin discoloration.

The makeup provides better coverage, is easy to apply and it lasts a long time without smudging. It sits lightly on the skin and can be less irritating than normal makeup because nothing physically ever touches the skin when it is applied.

How airbrush makeup works

Airbrush makeup is applied via a compressor and airbrush gun, which is sprayed onto the skin as a fine mist that can be layered with several passes. It produces a thin, even layer of makeup and creates a matte finish. The finish can be thin or heavy depending on the desired effect.

There is makeup designed specifically to be used with the airbrush gun. It is thinner than traditional makeup, which allows you to get full coverage with less makeup than you would use with a brush or sponge.

Airbrush makeup is relatively waterproof, but excessive wetness could cause streaking. If it does become wet, it is recommended to blot not wipe to prevent streaking.

If you are looking to achieve a glamorous red-carpet finish for your special event, airbrush makeup is definitely a good choice. Naples Laser & MedSpa is pleased to offer airbrush makeup as one of its finishing touches. We also offer mineral makeup application. Please call us at 239-228-7491 to set up an appointment.

Kybella before and after photos

Naples Laser and MedSpa ranks No. 5 in the U.S. for Kybella

Naples Laser and MedSpa now ranks as the 5th medspa in the country for providing Kybella, the first and only FDA-approved injectable treatment that physically destroys fat under the chin for an improved profile.

“KybellaKybella before and after photos has quickly gained popularity with our clients in Naples and Bonita Springs because it is an effective, no fuss, low-impact treatment that gives you a sleeker neckline and profile, diminishing or melting away the ‘double chin’,” said Pam Neitzel, the owner and Clinical Director.

The Naples Laser and MedSpa team of Aesthetic Physicians Assistants have gone through rigorous training to ensure patients receive the best care and experience the best results.

For more information about Kybella treatments at Naples Laser and MedSpa, visit www.naplesmedspa.com or call (239)228-7491.

HOW IT WORKS

Kybella is given during a series of in-office visits. The injection process may take 15 to 20 minutes. The active ingredient in Kybella is deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.  Fat cleared from the treatment area is processed through the body’s natural metabolic pathways.

WHO’S A CANDIDATE?

Those who experience submental fullness, also known as “double chin” which impacts both men and women. The prescription treatment is available for those 18 and older.  Some possible causes of submental fullness are genetics, weight gain and aging.

WHY CONSIDER IT?

Even with diet or exercise, unwanted fullness beneath the chin may not go away, and it can make a person appear older or heavier than they actually are. According to a 2015 survey by the American Cancer Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), more than two thirds of aesthetic oriented consumers are bothered by submental fullness — nearly as many as those bothered by lines and wrinkles around the eyes.

About Naples Laser and MedSpa

Pam Neitzel founded the Southwest Laser and MedSpa in Illinois before opening Naples Laser and MedSpa. The services include Botox, esthetics, laser treatments, anti-aging medicine, body firming and contouring, and many more. Naples Laser and MedSpa’s goal is to fulfill clients’ desire to attain healthier, younger, more vibrant skin.  For more information, visit the website at naplesmedspa.com or call 239-228-7491.