Wedding Fresh Looks Have you taken a look at your calendar yet? Notice how weekends are starting to become more and more booked up with weddings? Wedding season is officially upon us. Weddings are a cause of celebration and will often reunite you with friends and family that haven’t seen you in years. Time can really take its toll on one’s appearance. At Mountcastle Plastic Surgery & Vein Institute, we offer many services that will enhance what you already possess and give you the confidence to strike a pose for the camera surrounded by a multitude of family and friends. The first set of our wedding series is based on Botox. Botox has been safely used for over 25 years in the United States to treat cosmetic (wrinkles) and non-cosmetic problems (headache, sweating, muscle spasm, etc.). Botox is a purified protein manufactured by Allergan and is very safe when being injected by an experienced licensed healthcare professional.
After what has seemed like a never ending winter, spring is finally here! With the warm sunshine and light breeze teasing us from inside our offices, vacation planning is on the top of everyone’s list. With summer vacations trending towards lake houses and beaches and daily trips out to the pool, ensuring that you have effective skin protection against the sun is imperative. The sun emits dangerous ultraviolet rays. Ultraviolet B (UVB) rays are one type of cancer-causing rays and research has also shown that ultraviolet A (UVA) rays also increase skin cancer risk. About 90% of all skin cancers are associated with exposure to the sun’s harmful radiation. Although UVA rays do not cause sunburn, they do penetrate deeply into the skin and cause wrinkles. It has been estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency that up to 90% of skin changes that are associated with aging are actually caused by a lifetime’s exposure to UVA rays. When it comes to c
a recent review by a patient who has a lipoma and an umbilical hernia repaired.
"I wanted something more agressive than a microdermabrasion or chemical peel but not as intense as a Fraxel. My skin is in good condition so I am more in a maintenance mode. I was able to complete 3 treatments. I have no regrets. After treatment 1 you may not notice a huge difference. The worst part is the topical numbing cream you have to put on prior to procedure."
In Summary this is a more aggressive form of microdermabrasion!