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Oakville Acupuncture and TCM

Micro-current Non-surgical Face Lift

What is micro-current non-surgical face lift?

It is a holistic treatment system designed for reversing signs of aging by up to 10-20 years. This system is the application of ancient wisdom using today's technology to address signs of aging such as droopy eyelids, sagging skin, dark circles and pouches under the eyes, red complexion, wrinkles, acne, rosacea and puffy eye lids etc.

What is unique about this treatment system?

This is a very gentle, non-invasive, perfectly safe and effective method. A micro-current (one millionth of an ampere) is applied to the face stimulating the facial muscle to become more taut, skin to become thicken, tissues to heal more quickly and more collagen to form under the skin. Thus creating a glow of health to be shown on the face.

In addition, micro-current is also applied to certain body acupuncture points , to promote the energy (Qi) flow, thus improves your health and rejuvenates your entire body at the same time.

Is there any scientific support for this micro-current approach?

The root causes of aging are many, unhealthy life-styles, poor nutritions, meridian energy blockages and imbalances are some of the common factors contribute to premature aging. In order to reverse the aging process and repair the damage, the body needs energy. Our body obtain energy by oxidation of foods. However, the energy must be stored in a special carrier before it can be utilize by the body. This special carrier is called the Adenosine Triphosphate molecules or ATP.

Micro-current stimulation increases ATP build up in the tissues and creates ATP reserves. These ATP reserves provide the body with ample of energy to repair the damages and reverses the aging signs. In fact this differentiates micro-current therapy from other electric therapies such as interferrential, faradic, or TENS, the stimulation of which has the effect of diminishing the ATP levels while the micro-current therapy has a cumulative effect.

How many sessions are required before seeing results?

It depends. The clients skin and facial conditions, the wrinkles depth and general health will determine the results. However some changes are usually immediately noticeable after the first session. Generally, the change into a healthier and toned facial appearance is gradual and natural through the course of treatment.

For a full course of treatment, how many sessions are recommended?

Twelve (12) consecutive treatments are recommended. 2 times per week. For smokers, drinker, seniors and those in poor healthy conditions more sessions may required.

How long is each session?

It takes approximately about an hour to complete.

How safe is the procedure?

It is a non-invasive procedure and the micro-current is so minute that it will post no harm whatsoever to your skin. It is a perfectly save therapy.

What type of results would you see after the course is completed?

You would experience a sensation of lift and firmness on the face after the course of treatments. There would be evidence of improvements in the sagging, bags, lines, wrinkles and dark circles. Many, depends on their health conditions, may find some, or all of the afore mentioned signs of aging disappeared all together. A more youthful look and toned facial appearance may ensued.

Is there any following-ups required?

Yes. It is recommended that a following-up session every three to four weeks in order to maintain the effect achieved from the initial course of treatments.

How do you charge for the course of treatments?

The initial course of treatments consists of 12 session, and the fee $ 1560.00. All follow-up sessions are $130.00 per session.

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