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Xeomin reduces frown lines around the eyes

Xeomin fights back against those troublesome frown lines. When injected into muscles, it improves the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows.

When you squint or frown, the muscles between your eyebrows contract, causing the skin to furrow and fold. Over time, as your skin ages and loses some of its elasticity, these repeated contractions can cause persistent frown lines.

Xeomin, acts on nerve endings in muscles to prevent muscle fibers from contracting. By reducing these contractions, it can temporarily reduce the lines between your eyebrows.

It joins Botox and Dysport as the latest contender in a growing list of botulinum toxin type A injectables. Xeomin is so far the only one of the three that does not need refrigeration before use, which simplifies distribution.

The filler is also “naked,” meaning there are no additives. This may mean less risk of developing antibodies against it than other available neurotoxins. The body develops antibodies in response to a foreign invader and attacks. In theory, antibodies could prevent a neurotoxin from having its desired effects.

Do not use Xeomin interchangeably with other botulinum products.

Worldwide, more than 84,000 people used Xeomin injections. The U.S. became the 20th country to approve this new drug.

Xeomin treatment

During treatment, which usually takes about 10-20 minutes, your technician injects Xeomin into the muscles in your forehead that cause frown lines between your eyebrows. Application of a topical anesthetic or cold pack can reduce discomfort.

You will see visible smoothing as early as 3-4 days after injection. The typical duration of effect registered as up to 3 months in clinical trials but may last a significantly longer or shorter time in individual patients.

Side effects include bleeding, bruising and redness at the injection site. These effects subside between a few hours to a few days after the procedure.

Interested in trying Xeomin or finding out more about the services we offer at Naples Laser and MedSpa? Please give us a call at 239-228-7491.

Restylane Lyft

Restylane Lyft gives your cheeks a boost

Restylane Lyft adds definition and fullness to your cheeks without surgery. It helps you look younger and rejuvenated.

Restylane Lyft

As you age, so does your face. You may notice some obvious signs of aging that you hadn’t previously seen before. What were once subtle lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth have started to deepen over time. Cheeks that used to appear full and taut suddenly seem to sag and droop. While aging is a reality of life, it doesn’t mean you can’t maintain a natural, youthful look along the way.

Over time, the natural fat that surrounds the cheeks begins to deteriorate. This results in sagging skin, more prominent wrinkles and a reduction of volume.

Restylane Lyft corrects volume loss and treats moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. You will see improvement in the lines that run from your nose toward the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds or smiles lines) and the lines that run from the corners of your mouth toward the chin (marionette lines).

It is the first and only FDA-approved filler indicated to provide lift to cheeks and add volume to correct and smooth smile lines (nasolabial folds).

Restylane Lyft contains a synthetic form of hyaluronic acid, which is specially formulated to act like your body’s own naturally produced hyaluronic acid.

Restylane Lyft treatment

A technician generally applies a topical anesthetic to the skin before the procedure. Next, they inject Restylane Lyft into the cheeks, wrinkles or folds being treated.

The process takes less than 20 minutes to complete.

You may experience slight bruising, swelling, redness and pain after treatment, but those side effects subside within a few days of the procedure.

The results last between 9 and 18 months, but can be prolonged with repeated treatments.

In a clinical trial, 95 percent of subjects treated with Restylane Lyft reported improvement with the appearance of the midface following treatments within two months of the treatment.

Of note, Restyland Lyft can safely be used in conjunction with Botox and other injectables. You can use Botox in the brow and crow’s feet areas or fill in the lip lines with Restylane Silk. Each injectable serves a purpose and the combined results can achieve a natural and noticeable youthful appearance without looking overdone.

This month, you can try Restylane for yourself. We are offering free Restylane with the purchase of 2 Lyft treatments while supplies last. Make sure you check out this special and all the other specials on our website.

Call us at 239-228-7491 to set up an appointment at either our Bonita Springs or Naples locations.

Injectables

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.

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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.

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.

Restylane Silk helps you achieve your ideal smile

Restylane Silk can help you achieve your ideal smile. It is a FDA-approved product specifically designed for lip enhancement and the smoothing of wrinkles around the mouth.Restylane Silk | Radiess | Steam tent

It is also used to treat fine, vertical lines and creases around the mouth created by smiling, sipping or smoking. For those looking to plump thinning lips, it can be used to increase lip volume and achieve better lip definition.

The lips and the lines around the mouth, like other areas of the face, show signs of aging. This often results in lip thinning, lost shape and an increase in vertical lines above the lip. Restylane Silk is designed to uses smaller, smoother particles than those in other products.

Everyone’s facial structure is different and so is everyone’s ideal lip shape and size. Restylane Silk is designed to provide precise lip shaping and line control, resulting in silkier, smoother lips and natural-looking results.

In a clinical study on the Restylane Silk website, of patients treated with Restylane Silk or no treatment, clinical investigators reported:

  • 98% of patients treated with Restylane Silk reported a visible improvement in lip fullness 14 days after injection.
  • 59% of patients treated with Restylane Silk maintained lip fullness six months after treatment

The most common side effects include swelling, redness, pain, bruising or tenderness.

It is a great way to get the lips you want and get rid of the lines you don’t.

Restylane Silk specials

This month at Naples Laser and MedSpa, with each purchase of Restylane Silk, you will receive 40 free units of Dysport, which provides a great incentive to try it out in January.

Other specials include two free Photo-hand treatments with the purchase of two Radiesse treatments  and five steam tent sessions for only $500 (A savings of $250) at our Bonita location.

We always welcome pre-pays if you want to get in on the deal and can’t make it in before the end of the month.

We have locations in Naples, 898 5th Avenue South, Suite 204, and in Bonita Springs, 24850 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 4. Give us a call at 239-228-7491 to set up an appointment or consultation.