Intense Pulse Light (IPL) is a non-invasive laser treatment that uses multiple wavelengths of light to treat various skin conditions, including brown pigmentation, age spots, rosacea, and broken blood vessels. IPL may be used on the face, hands, neck, and décolletage.
As you receive gentle pulses of light on your skin, you may feel some stinging or sharp feeling, similar in sensation to the snapping of a small rubber band against the skin.
Treatments usually take approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on which area is being treated.
Recovery time is a couple of days, depending on treatment intensity.
Brown spots may appear darker for a few days and then peel off.
You may experience no peeling or mild peeling, similar to that of a sunburn. New skin shows a reduction in dark pigmentation, redness, and broken capillaries.
Sun protection with SPF 30 or greater.
In general patients have a series of three to six treatments, approximately one month apart. Most people complete a series monthly treatments and then return for a maintenance treatment once or twice a year.
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How it works
The SlimLipo® laser system delivers a unique fat dissolving laser wavelength that liquefies fat for easy removal from the body through a medical suction device.
SlimLipo Laser liposuction helps remove unwanted fat, while also reducing skin sagging through the retraction of tissue to create a smooth contoured surface.
SlimLipo Laser is cleared by the FDA for laser assister lipolysis.
Fats cells are permanently removed. With continued sensible diet and exercise regimen results are permanent.
Achieve prompt body sculpting results.
Treat target areas one at a time or more than one area at the same time.
Reach target areas that are harder to address through exercise and a balanced diet alone, such as the chin, back and ankles.
Target any area from cheeks to the bottom of your calves, including:
Chin and Neck
Because SlimLipo is gentler on the body than traditional liposuction, a local anesthetic allows you to stay awake and quickly resume your normal daily activities.
Recovery time is generally very short. Most patients experience little to no soreness. You may wear a compression garment on the treated area for a few days.
Schedule a complementary consultation with us to learn more about how SlimLipo can help you achieve your specific body contouring goals, the results you can expect, and your expected recovery time. Call us for your complimentary consultation at 703.992.0226.
Ultherapy™ is an alternative for skin tightening and rejuvenation without cosmetic surgery!
FDA-cleared, Ultherapy is ultrasound energy that penetrates below the superficial skin level to stimulate collagen and elastin production. The result is tighter, more youthful skin. Ultherapy is particularly effective under the chin, neck, eyebrow, and decollete.
Unlike lasers, radio frequency, surgery and other technologies, non-surgical Ultherapy bypasses the surface of the skin to deliver the right amount of ultrasound energy at the right depths and the right temperature. This energy triggers a natural response under the skin, jumpstarting the regenerative process that produces fresh, new collagen.
Some patients see an initial effect right after their treatment, but the real results appear over 2-4 months as new collagen works to lift and tighten skin in lower face- neck, or any treated area. While Ultherapy will not duplicate the results of a facelift, it’s a clinically proven non-invasive alternative for those not ready for surgery—and can even be an option for patients who wish to extend the effects of cosmetic surgery. Ultherapy can help you achieve a fresher, more youthful look!
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Radiesse™ is an alternative to help you look younger without cosmetic surgery!
Radiesse is a calcium based injectable filler. Because Radiesse is made from the same minerals found in our bones, it has minimum risk of an allergic reaction.
A topical anesthetic will help you remain comfortable during your treatment.
We discuss with you the areas you would like to treat.
Your treatment typically lasts 20 minutes.
Side effects such as minor swelling or bruising are minimal and fade in a few days.
The results of your treatment are visible immediately after the injection and last a few months, depending on your metabolism speed.
More About Radiesse
Choose Radiesse to increase collagen supply and treat different areas of the face and body, including lips, nasonabial folds, smile lines, depressed scars, oral commissures, and cheek depressions.
Repeat the treatment as often as you wish.
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Fine lines or wrinkles? Shallow scars from acne or other skin texture irregularities?
Carbon Oxide (CO2) Laser Resurfacing treats these conditions and more and stimulates the production of collagen for a younger, more radiant you!
CO2 Laser Resurfacing delivers energy to both the inner and outer layers of the skin to stimulate collagen and cell turnover. Where the outer layer of the skin is a protective barrier, the inner layer provides structure to keep the outer skin layer firm.
Energy pulses produce a warm, sharp feeling.
We use topical anesthetics and cooling devices to ensure your comfort during and after treatment.
Full face fractional treatments take approximately 30 minutes.
Recovery time is approximately 1 week, depending on treatment intensity.
The outer layer of the skin peels away similar to a sunburn. New skin shows a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles and other skin irregularities.
More about skin resurfacing.
C02 Laser Resurfacing stimulates collagen production and cell turnover to treat the following conditions:
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Liver spots or age spots
- Uneven skin tone or texture
- Sun-damaged skin
- Shallow scars caused by acne, chickenpox or injuries
- Stretch marks
- Sagging skin
Schedule a consultation with us to plan a CO2 Resurfacing treatment that meets your specific skin needs. Call us at 703.992.0226
Here are tips we share with our clients.
AMPK is an enzyme found in every cell. AMPK promotes longevity factors, such as cell renewal, reduced fat storage and healthy blood glucose. Aging, excess calorie consumption, and low levels of physical activity reduce AMPK levels. Numerous studies have been published on the importance of maintaining healthy levels of AMPK. Here are the top 10 factors you can adopt to naturally increase AMPK. Ask us about nutritional supplements that can also help increase your AMPK enzyme levels.
- Eat a Low Processed Carb Diet. Follow a diet that primarily focuses on high quality sources of protein and fat and incorporates carbohydrates in the form of fresh vegetables and fruits. This type of diet changes the source of energy from sugar to fat, which stimulates AMPK production on a regular basis.
- Eat Foods that Stimulate AMPK. Grapefruit (in particular the rind), garlic, curcumin or turmeric, and peppers.
- Do Short Duration, High Intensity Workouts. The length of time is not important. High intensity interval training or short bursts of intense effort, which causes the heart rate to increase for a brief period are ideal to increase your AMPK.
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