IV Treatment FAQ's

IV therapy is a method of providing your body withhigh doses of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. IV therapy helps hydrate the body and detoxify area such as the liver which may improve functioning of the body. The benefits from IV therapy are improved mental clarity, immune boosting, defense against viruses and flu, some experience clearer and smoother skin, and better mind body connection.

IV therapy can provide the body with nutrition. IV therapy bypasses the digestive system and directly delivers the vitamins into the bloodstream, making the nutrients available for immediate use. Because vitamins are delivered directly to the cells that need them, IV therapy has the potential to impact and improve the functioning of a wide variety of body systems.

Side effects of IV therapy are generally uncommon. Some clients may experience redness at the site of the needle, some bruising and mild pain.

The number of treatments will vary on the client. Some clients will see improvements after only 3 treatments. Your practitioner can work with you to determine how many treatments are needed.

IV therapy is safe when the correct amount of the solution is used and the knowledge and skill of the practitioner performing the task.

Pain will depend on the client’s tolerance of pain. Some people may feel pain during the placement of the IV catheter. However, after that most people do not feel pain.You can speak to the practitioner about your tolerance to pain.

IV therapyis an energybooster. Success of the treatment will vary based on the client.

Mesotherapy FAQ's

Mesotherapy is a non-surgical alternative to blepharoplasty containing hyaluronic acid, ruscosides, Vitamin C, and antioxidants which can help improve microcirculation, cutaneous elasticity. Mesotherapy can get lessen the appearance of dark circles from circulatory stasis, edema from the lower eyelid, dermatochalasis, improvement in the appearance of expression lines, and refreshing eye contour.

Results for mesotherapy can be seen in 2 treatments and individual will results will vary based on the area being treated and the persons own body chemistry.

Overall mesotherapy safe and side effects are uncommon. Some side effects in edema, redness in the skin, itchiness, mild pain, and tenderness in the area treated. The practitioner can explain the side effects in detail to you.

Most clients can see results in 2 sessions, however this will vary based on the area being treated. Some clients may require more than 2 sessions to achieve desired results.

The cost of mesotherapy is dependent on several factors such as the are being treated and the amount of product being used.

Pain will depend on the client’s tolerance of pain. A dermal needle is used to inject and feels like a quick mosquito bite. You can speak to the practitioner about your tolerance to pain

Mesotherapy is safe when done by a competent health care professional. The product injected are the purest form of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in the skin and depletes as we get older. It is safe to inject hyaluronic acid into the mesoderm.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) FAQ's

Platelet-derived growth factor (PRP) is one of the numerous growth factors that regulate cell growth and division. In particular PRP plays a significant role in blood vessel formation and the growth of blood vessels from already existing blood vessel tissue. It canbe made into a form of cosmetic injectable treatment. The plasma contains stem cells and growth rich platelets. PRP is highly effective for stimulating the body’s cells to produce new and healthy-looking skin. When injected back into the skin, it can accelerate the body’s natural production of collagen and elastinto improve the volume, texture, and tone of the facial skin and decreased appearance of wrinkles. PRP will also stimulate collagen and skin cell production for a plumper, more radiant complexion. It is also used to increase the structural integrity and health of the skin. PRP can also be used for hair loss to combat thinning hair and helping to stimulate follicle growth.

PRP can stimulate hair growth and has shown effectiveness in skin rejuvenation. Some clients can see hair growth after 3 treatments. Results vary with each individual client.

Our clinic uses a two-step procedure to ensure safety and good results. Side effects varies and not all clients will experience side effects. Common side effects include redness at the injection site, bruising, mild pain at the injection site, tenderness, some swelling. Clients who do PRP for hair loss may experience a slight headache.

To see results, number of treatments will vary based on the area of treatment. Typically, clients will see results after 3 treatments and will required 2 follow up treatments. Some clients may need more than 3 treatments and your practitioner will let you know. Results vary based on the client’s body and if they have any pre-existing medical conditions.

PRP is highly regulated in Canada and only specific equipment is used for the treatment. PRP only tubes, not regular blood tubes, are regulated for use in Canada in order to maintain high quality standards.

When you are working with experienced practitioners, like our clinic, PRP is not harmful. Take time to ask your practitioner questions about the process to ensure that you are informed about the procedure, side effects and results.

Pain tolerance is different for everyone. Some people may experience more pain. Our clinic uses tiny needles or a mesotherapy machine to help decrease pain. You can discuss with your practitioner the method of delivery.

The success rate depends on the number of treatments, the time between the treatments, and the client’s own condition.

PRP will help stimulate follicle growth. Rate and amount of growth is dependent on the client’s body. Some clients will grow hair faster and others take more time. Not all individuals may be able to grow hair with PRP treatment and may need more advanced treatments to help with hair loss.

Botox FAQ's

Botox/Dysport weakens or paralyzes muscles and in small doses it can reduce wrinkles and help treatment some muscle conditions. In cosmetics, Botox/Dysport can be used for reducing skin wrinkles and excessive sweating. Botox/Dysport can be injected into frown lines, wrinkles around the eyes, horizontal creases in the forehead, lines in the corner of the mouth and cobblestone appearance on the chin.

Botox/Dysport works by targeting muscle contraction and preventing the muscle from contracting which causes wrinkling or releasing of sweat.

Generally, people tolerate Botox/Dysport well, and side effects are not common. Side effects will depend on each individual person. Side effects can include mild pain, swelling, bruising around the injection site, flu like symptoms, a head, upset stomach, temporary eyelid dropping, numbness, malaise, feeling generally unwell, and temporary unwanted weakness or paralysis in nearby muscles.

This will vary based on the own patient’s body. Some clients will see results as soon as 24-72hours based on the treatment, whereas others may see results in 7 days. The effects of the treatment are not lifelong. The effects of Botox/Dysport may last 3-12 months depend on the client’s own biochemistry.

Botox/Dysport prices are based on the area treated and the number of units of Botox/Dysport that is needed to successfully see results. Your practitioner will work with you to determine how many units you need and the desired results you are trying to achieve.

Overall Botox/Dysport is safe to inject. How you react will be dependent on your own conditions. Your practitioner will conduct a health assessment and determine whether it is safe for you to get Botox/Dysport.

Pain will depend on the client’s tolerance of pain. A dermal needle is used to inject and feels like a quick mosquito bite. You can speak to the practitioner about your tolerance to pain

Botox/Dysport is successful. The success rate of Botox/Dysportwill depend on how many units you get and the area that is getting treated.

Dermal Fillers FAQ's

Injectable fillers can be used to give a more youth appearance, fill hollow lines, and wrinkles. Dermal fillers can also be used to add volume to skin such as plumping and lifting cheeks, chins, jawlines, temples, filling out lumps and plumping sagging hands.

Dermal fillers are effective. They restore lost volume in your face and plump areas so that the deepest lines are smooth. Because dermal fillers fill areas of need, you will see immediately results.

Dermal fillers are generally safe. Potential side effects will depend on the specific dermal filler used. Some people will have formation of tiny bumps under the skin. Some people will have swelling, redness, bruising, pain, itching at the injection site, some people may have inflammation. Usually adverse reactions will occur due to injection site reactions, from improper injection techniques, allergies and hypersensitivity to dermal fillers.

You can see immediate results with dermal fillers. How long results last is dependent on your body. Results can last 9-24 months depend on the treatment chosen

Dermal fillers are expensive due to the quality of ingredients used in the composition of the product. Health Canada only allows the highest quality products used for dermal fillers.

Dermal fillers are considered to be safe. They used hyaluronic acid which is a natural substance that is found throughout the body. The body, hyaluronic acid provides skin elasticity, volume, and hydration. Improper assessment and injection technique can produce side effects.

Pain is dependent on the client’s tolerance of pain. Some clients experience slight discomfort. To minimize pain, anaesthetic treatments are used to provide relief and alleviate as much pain as possible.

Because dermal fillers fill lost volume in the face, the success rate is very high. Success rate is also dependent on the number of syringes used and the area needing treatment.

Morpheus8 FAQ's

Morpheus8 treatments is a full body subdermal adipose remodeling device that provides skin and collagen remodelling deep into the skins layer. It can provide deep and safe fractional treatment to cause uniform effect on the skin. The Morpheus treatments stimulate the production of collagen in the underlying layers of the dermis, not only on the face but most body parts.

Visible results can be seen within a few days after treatment, but most people will see noticeable results three weeks after treatment. Improvements in results continue three months after treatment.

Each person and their skin react different. Overall, there is little to no thermal damage to the dermis. However, some people are more sensitive and might have different reactions. The Morpheus8 is safe on skin types up to and including VI. There is little risk of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

Treatments will vary based on the recommendations of the provider and based on the client’s personal objectives. Three treatments are the standard to see optimal results, however some clients may need more treatments.

Radiofrequency energy is a scientifically proven method to remodel and rebuild collage. It is minimally invasive, and it uses a matrix of micro pins to remove the deeper layers of the skin with almost no client downtime.

Morpheus8 uses colour blind technology that can be used on all skin types. Because of this, the treatments can allow darker tones to be treated,

Pain will vary on the person and their tolerance of pain. A topical anaesthetic is applied to the skin before the procedure is conduct. Your practitioner can work with you to help decrease pain.

Morpheus8 treatments have been used all over the world. The success rate will depend on the number of treatments needed and your own personal goals. Your practitioner will complete a thorough assessment of your needs and determine the best solution for you.

Chemical Peel FAQ's

A chemical peel is a skin resurfacing procedure. A chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove the top layers and damage skin allowing the skin to grow back looking smoother and younger. Chemicals peels can be used to help with wrinkles, scars and discolouration and is used on the face.

Results will vary based on the area treated and the skin type. Your practitioner will be able to inform you about the best treatment that will work for your skin.

Generally chemical peels are safe. Common side effects include redness, dryness, stinging or burning with slight swelling. Your reaction to a chemical peel will depend

It takes about three treatments to see visible results, however some clients will see results after one treatment.

When chemical peels are don’t by a licensed health care provider chemical peels are exceptionally safe. It is important to follow the postcare treatment instructions provided by your practitioner.

Chemical peels remove layers of the skin. Some clients experience discomfort or a burning sensation, while others do not experience any pain.

The success of chemical peels will depend on the area being treatment, the number of treatments needed, and the type of peel used.

The cost of chemical peels are dependent on the type of chemical peel you get. The products used are not bought from your typically beauty supply store. The quality of the ingredients used are exceptional and of medical grade to give you the best results.