Cosmetic FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions – Cosmetic Acupuncture

  • How Does Cosmetic Acupuncture Work?
  • What results can I expect from an Acupuncture face lift?
  • What is the course of Treatment?
  • What should I expect during a cosmetic acupuncture treatment?
  • What are the risks involved with Cosmetic Acupuncture?
  • How long do results last?

 

 

Does Cosmetic Acupuncture Work?
 

Cosmetic acupuncture also referred to as acupuncture face lift uses centuries old Chinese medical theory to restore and rejuvenate your skin from the inside out. A combination of acupuncture, herbal masks and tuina massage is used to increase blood circulation to the face promoting collagen production, increased muscle tone and tightening facial tissue for a healthy, glowing complexion.

 

 

What results can I expect from an Acupuncture face lift?

  • Increases circulation, therefore oxygenates the skin
  • Tightens and tones skin
  • Help minimize or eliminate fine lines;
  • Help reduce frown lines;
  • Help lift sagging skin, puffy or droopy eyelids;
  • Increase collagen production;
  • Improve muscle tone and dermal contraction;
  • Even facial complexion and tone
  • Soften scars

Because acupuncture works from the inside out, you not only look better but you feel better too.

 

 

What is the course of Treatment?

 

One course of the treatment is between 10-12 sessions, twice a week for 5-6 weeks. Each individual will respond differently to the treatment depending on their age and lifestyle. Visible results will be noticeable after 6 -7 sessions. Maintenance may be needed once every month.

 

 

What to expect during a cosmetic acupuncture treatment?

 

For the best results, a series of 10-12 sessions performed twice a week is recommended. Monthly maintenance sessions will prolong the results as will facial exercises, a healthy diet and a balanced lifestyle. A treatment session will include the following:

  • Initial Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Cleanse and Exfoliate skin
  • Herbal Facial Mask
  • Medical and Cosmetic Acupuncture

 


What are the risks involved with Cosmetic Acupuncture?

 

Acupuncture face lift is a less invasive proceedure then surgery and the risks and injuries are minimal. The risks of using acupuncture includes minor bruising. Treatment is not recommended for those that suffer from a bleeding disorder.

 

 

How long do results last?

 

Results last from 3 to 5 years. Note that maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet are essential to prolonging the effects of an acupuncture face lift.