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Facial Rejuvenation Services

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WHAT IS FACIAL REJUVENATION?

The face holds a lot of secrets to our health, with our outward appearance acting as a reflection of our inner world. Trauma, illness, emotions, and stress can appear on the face in different ways. Facial rejuvenation takes a holistic approach to treating the skin by addressing the root cause, harmonizing the internal systems, and releasing the trauma imprint in the fascia of the face. It rewires and retrains the face to bring out a brighter, healthier, and more vibrant you. 

Facial Rejuvenation services include:

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Microneedling

Nanoneedling

Light Therapy

Research shows that facial rejuvenation should be administered consistently to build a cumulative effect on your outward appearance and your inner health. 

6-12 treatments are recommended for ages 30 or below.

12-24 treatments are recommended for ages 30-45.

24-48 treatments are recommended for ages 45 or up. 

Unlike fillers or injections, facial rejuvenation treatments do not offer immediate results, but rather create a compounding effect with each session building on the prior one. With consistent treatments, you can experience long-lasting and natural effects in your appearance. Results from facial rejuvenation treatments can last 5 years or more and require minimal maintenance. 

Facial Rejuvenation services are non-surgical and non-invasive.

What to Expect

Expect your initial facial rejuvenation session to last 2 hours, and all return visits to last 60-90 minutes.

Your initial visit includes a detailed personal health history, skin assessment, and your first cosmetic acupuncture treatment. After your initial visit, Dr. Cat will curate an individualized treatment plan to address your goals which will include the recommended type, amount and frequency of treatments, herbal formula recommendations, and diet and lifestyle recommendations for your skin to thrive.

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COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE

Cosmetic acupuncture involves the insertion of acupuncture needles into specific points on the face and neck to address your specific skin concerns. It is an all-natural, non-toxic, and generally pain-free procedure. Often referred to as the "acu face lift", cosmetic acupuncture takes a holistic and all-natural approach at reducing lines, brightening the face, targeting blemishes, toning the facial muscles, plumping the lips and skin, and lifting and tightening the skin. It stimulates collagen and elastin production and cell-turnover, and tones the facial muscles. It also encourages lymphatic and circulatory flow to drain out toxins and to bring in nutrients and oxygen to the skin. 

Each cosmetic acupuncture session includes facial acupuncture, whole-body acupuncture, PDT light therapy, facial gua sha, and an herbal consult. Other modalities may be incorporated into your session as deemed appropriate by Dr. Cat.

Cosmetic acupuncture is designed to help you maintain a youthful and glowing appearance from the inside out.

For best results, cosmetic acupuncture is recommended 1-2x per week.

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MICRONEEDLING & NANONEEDLING

Please schedule a Initial Facial Rejuvenation Session first so Dr. Cat can assess your skin and determine if you are a good candidate for microneedling or nanoneedling. 

Both methods stimulate cell turnover, increase serum infusion into the skin, boost collagen & elastin production, and induce the healing process.

Microneedling is a non-invasive and non-toxic procedure. Simply put, microneedling is the insertion of very fine short needles into the skin for the purpose of rejuvenation. The premise is simple - create a small wound and the skin will respond with collagen production and new skin cells. It penetrates the epidermis and dermis, offering a deeper penetration of the skin and is best for deep wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, deep acne scars, and alopecia. It increases absorption of facial products into the skin by up to 3000%.

Microneedling can only be administered once every 4 weeks.

Nanoneedling utilizes the same procedure  and premise as microneedling, but with a shallower penetration, entering the epidermis only. It is best for addressing fine lines, sagging skin, minor blemishes, or for maintenance between microneedling sessions. It increases product absorption up to 97%.

Nanoneedling can be administered as frequently as once per day. 

Every microneedling or nanoneedling session takes a holistic approach to address the whole body and underlying conditions. Each session includes PDT light therapy, whole-body acupuncture, topical herbal serums administered during the procedure, followed by apple stem cells, and finished with a hydrating face mask.

Other modalities may be incorporated into your session as deemed appropriate by Dr. Cat.

For best results, microneedling or nanoneedling should be administered for 3-6 months in conjunction with cosmetic acupuncture.

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LIGHT THERAPY

Light therapy consists of photodynamic therapy aka PDT (otherwise known as LED light therapy), and infrared light therapies. These light therapies are safe and non-invasive modality.

Infrared light penetrates deeply into the body, promoting detoxification and healing from the inside out. Infrared light creates a warmth similar to the feeling of sitting under the sun, but it does not contain UV rays and should not be confused with the lights used in tanning salons. Infrared light is usually placed over the abdomen or the feet to promote the circulation of qi within in the organs and meridians, and to relax and unblock the muscles and meridians for detoxification.

LED light is used for penetrating the skin layers to build collagen, combat acne and bacteria, reduce inflammation, and promote cellular repair, among other research-based uses. LED light therapy is completely sensation-free, it will simply feel like a light is being shone on you. Depending on the condition being addressed, you will receive either yellow light, blue light, red light, or a combination of any of the three. 

Light therapy is included in every facial rejuvenation session. You may also choose to come in just for light therapy between sessions. 

A full Light Therapy session lasts 20 minutes and consists of both PDT and infrared light. Acupuncture or other modalities are not included in this session.

Light therapy can be used as frequently as once per day. 

Please schedule an initial consult first so Dr. Cat can assess and determine if you are a good candidate for light therapy. 

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PRE- AND POST-CARE

Prior to any facial rejuvenation session:

Stay hydrated.

Eat a snack or light meal 1-2 hours before your appointment.

Wait 2 weeks after botox injections or fillers to receive any facial rejuvenation treatment.

After any facial rejuvenation sessions:

Stay hydrated

Follow your provided after-care instructions.

Avoid excessive sweating, alcohol consumption, or sun exposure immediately following treatment.

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Pricing

Initial Facial Rejuvenation Session - $200 (2 hours)
Return Cosmetic Acupuncture Session - $150 (60 mins)
Microneedling - $275 (60 mins)
Nanoneedling - $275 (60 mins)
Light Therapy - $25 (20 mins)
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