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About BOTOX® and Other Fillers and Injectibles
BOTOX® and other fillers and injectibles are skin rejuvenation cosmetic procedures designed to reduce the signs of aging, offered by expert physicians at UW Health Transformations in Madison, Wisconsin.
The process of aging often leaves its mark on our faces. Sun exposure, laughing, worrying and even smiling can lightly damage the tissues that make up our faces. Our physicians help reverse the signs of aging through the use of injectibles, such as:
  • BOTOX®
  • Juvederm™
  • Restylane®
  • Radiesse™

Each of these injectibles work differently, but they all achieve the same goal – reduce the signs of aging by diminishing frown lines, forehead creases and other facial lines.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

woman's faceWho is a good candidate for BOTOX® or other injectibles?

 

Almost anyone may be a good candidate for injectible treatments such as BOTOX® or Restylane®. These cosmetic injectibles help to temporarily reverse the signs of aging by diminishing frown lines, forehead creases and other facial lines. Studies show that BOTOX® may also help to relieve migraine headaches, excessive sweating and muscle spasms in the neck and eyes.

Treatment should not be used if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have an infection on or near the injection site, or have allergies to any formula ingredients. Individuals with neurological disorders such as ALS, Myasthenia Gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome are increased risk of serious side effects of BOTOX® and should consider another alternative.

 

How do skin injectibles work?

 

Injectible treatments involve a non-surgical procedure lasting for only a few minutes. During which, tiny amounts of diluted filler are injected into the skin by an ultra fine needle that minimizes discomfort. No anesthesia is necessary.

BOTOX® is a purified protein injection that temporarily reduces or eliminates frown lines, forehead creases, crow’s feet near the eyes and thick bands in the neck. These lines appear over time with everyday muscle activity of the face. Botox injections soften and relax wrinkles by preventing facial muscles from contracting.

Restylane® is a cosmetic dermal filler that corrects moderate to severe facial folds or wrinkles. It is clear gel that contains hyaluronic acid, a natural substance that already exists in the human body.

 

Are injectibles safe?

 

Although there are some risks are associated with treatment, injectible treatments are safe for most people.

 

What should I expect following this procedure?

 

Injectible treatments are relatively painless and require little to no recovery time following procedures. Full results are usually seen within seven days of treatment.

Common side effects for Restylane include temporary redness or swelling at the site of injection. These should last no longer than seven days. Side effects of BOTOX® treatments may include temporary bruising or headaches in rare cases. Headaches should subside between one and two days.

Four to six months after cosmetic treatment, you will gradually regain muscle action and notice reappearance of creases and wrinkles. Talk to your physician about re-treatment. Although the anti-aging effects of injectibles are not permanent, you may notice that with subsequent treatments, your lines and wrinkles appear less severe even after you regain facial muscle activity. This is because your muscles


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June 14, 2014 adminServices0

Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift

The Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift uses sutures or threads that are specifically engineered to grab the surrounding tissue resulting in a lifting of brow, jowls or neck. These sutures have a series of knots covered by special cones that allow the threads to be placed with little to no discomfort.

Thread with Knot and Cone

The cones produce a “foreign body” type of response in the body that causes multiple small fibrotic areas to develop around the cones and underlying knots. This fibrosis helps to fix the threads in place so that the surrounding tissue can be pulled up without discomfort or dimpling. The combination of multiple threads (4 per side for jowls, 2 per side for brow or neck), and the fibrotic reaction make the Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift a comfortable and effective procedure with immediate results.

The Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift is a great option for individuals who have experienced the effects of gravity and want to restore the higher, more rounded contour of their cheek, lift their brow or tighten sagging neck skin.
So if you:

  • Desire to restore the youthful anatomy of your face
  • Desire to improve your facial appearance without increasing the volume on it
  • Desire to improve your facial appearance and restore volume with your own fat (Natural Face Restoration)
  • Desire to improve the volume in your cheeks without implants
  • Desire to improve your lower face and neck by reducing the amount of fat in surrounding areas with Lipo-sculpture techniques

For many patients, the Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift represents an excellent choice for restoring a more youthful facial appearance.

Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift Procedure Detail

The procedure begins with accurate marking of your face in order to attain optimal position all of the sutures.

Next, photos are taken and you will be given a mild sedative and pain medicine. You are taken to the operating room and positioned lying on your back with your head slightly elevated. Monitors are placed and initial readings recorded to insure adequate monitoring. Your heart rate, oxygen level, ECG tracing and blood pressure are all monitored continuously throughout the procedure. The face and neck area are prepped and draped using sterile technique. Local anesthesia will be injected into the area lateral to your temple for mid-face lift, at your hairline above the brows for brow lift and behind your ears for neck lift as well as at all exit points and along the planned path of the suture.A small incision is made in the temple, above the brow in the hairline or behind your ear. All incisions will be ½ inch or about 1cm.

The threads are then placed under the skin and along the marking lines. The threads pass through the fatty tissue above the muscle and below the skin. After all sutures are placed the face or neck are smoothed to assure optimal placement and to avoid dimpling. The sutures may be placed into mesh that had previously been attached to the fascia in the temple and behind your ear or directly into the fascia for the brow. The sutures are then tied together and pull the skin upwards for an immediate lift. The skin is then closed and bandaged and after monitoring you for another 30 minutes, you are allowed to go home. All patients should have someone pick them up at MedSpa 21 and should not plan to drive themselves home.

A second procedure can be performed several years later to further correct the effects of gravity.. Once you arrive at MedSpa 21, your photo will be taken and you will be given medication to help you relax and for pain. All monitors will be placed on you as before and initial readings taken. You will be lying on your back as in the first procedure with your head slightly elevated. Once your skin is prepped in the necessary areas, local anesthesia is injected in the scar from the first surgery so that it can be completely removed by excision. The sutures are then elevated, the knots released and the sutures tied down more tightly to enhance the previous lift and regain the correction that was lost with time. The skin is then closed and bandaged. You will be monitored for 30 minutes after the procedure and allowed to go home with a previously arranged driver.

The Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift has little downtime and few restrictions on activity. Dr. Marino recommends that you refrain from strenuous activity for a full week and eat soft foods only for the first week.

Regular daily activities other than strenuous exercise can be resumed the next day. You can shower after 24 hours, but avoid a bath or swimming until the skin is completely closed, typically in 3-4 days and occasionally longer. Return to MedSpa 21 in 5-7 days for removal of the skin staples used to close the skin.

Soleen Beauty Center facial Thread Lift can be completed alone but the results may be better when combined with certain procedures including:

Liposuction of the lower face and neck with particular sculpturing of the jowls to enhance the lower face.

Liposuction with fat transfer to the face.This is best completed about 4 weeks prior to the thread lift rather than on the same day.

Lipo EX of the neck and lower face. Lipo EX is an exceptional RF treatment that helps to tighten and thereby lift the neck and lower face by inducing skin tightening. It is the perfect adjunct to the Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift.

The Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift has been met with excellent patient satisfaction and safety both in the United States and overseas. Part of the reason for the great success has to do with extensive studies using ultrasound and dynamic monitoring to ensure optimal placement for the desired lift and to eliminate any discomfort. The studies were so well done that the current technique has allowed for beautiful results with little risk of any lasting discomfort and the research in this manner continued to confirm that patients with the Soleen Beauty Center Sutures placed in the face and neck had the desired change in contour with no irregularity and no discomfort.

The Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift is performed using local anesthesia in an operating room. Currently the number of physicians in the United States performing the procedure is limited. Physicians are available in California, New York and now Texas to perform the procedure.

MedSpa 21 whose medical director is Dr. Barbara Marino is proud to be one of the first practices outside of California and New York to perform the procedure and one of the first in Houston.

Good candidates for the Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift are individuals with the following characteristics:

  • Desire to restore the more shapely youthful facial contour by reducing hyper-functional lines and jowls.
  • Desire a volume increase (in conjunction with contouring of the lower face and neck and with fat transfer to the face).
  • Have experienced the effects of gravity causing “sagging” and want the more youthful, lifted facial appearance.
  • Have had other cosmetic procedures and desire an enhanced appearance on the face and neck.
  • Have no uncontrolled chronic medical conditions such as diabetes or hypertension. Individuals currently taking medication or supplements that control any underlying health conditions are still good candidates for this procedure.
  • Are within 20% of their ideal body weight with few exceptions.

If you are interested in the Soleen Beauty Center Facial Thread Lift, but think you may not be a good candidate, it is best to schedule an appointment and allow Dr. Marino to guide your decision to do what is optimal for you.


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June 14, 2014 adminServices0

Injection of  mesenchymal stem cells (Stem Cell Therapy) has been shown effective in patients as a stand alone treatment and now as a remarkable treatment that can rebuild the meniscus tissue of the knee as discussed in the previous article.  In yesterday’s article we discussed Stem Cell Therapy, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, and Dextrose Prolotherapy as part of a Comprehensive Prolotherapy program that takes an aggressive approach to healing the problems of osteoarthritis and cartilage deterioratioon.. As such, therapies are combined because empirically, therapies in combination are shown to be more effective in many cases than therapies as stand alone options.

Stem cell and PRP therapy for knee repair

Recent research discussed the beneficial effects of stem cell injections. Doctors in Iran followed six women whose MRIs suggested advanced knee osteoarthritis. The knee osteoarthritis was so severe that knee replacement surgery was recommended. The women, average age 54, received a stem cell treatment with the stem cells derived from their bone marrow. The results?

“During a one-year follow-up period, we found no local or systemic adverse events. All patients were partly satisfied with the results of the study. Knee Pain, functional status of the knee, and walking distance tended to be improved up to six months post-injection, after which pain appeared to be slightly increased and patients’ walking abilities slightly decreased. Comparison of magnetic resonance images (MRI) at baseline and six months post-stem cell injection displayed an increase in cartilage thickness, extension of the repair tissue over the subchondral bone and a considerable decrease in the size of edematous subchondral patches in three out of six patients.”1

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

It is easy to speculate that had the treatments been more aggressive, a more positive result would have been achieved. Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy as a stand alone treatment has already shown very positive results in numerous studies.

Combining stems cells with Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy as a means to accelerate tissue regeneration in advanced degeneration has been the subject of numerous animal and human studies. The initial findings have been very positive.2,3,4

How does PRP enhance stem cell treatments?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has the ability to both increase stem cells and guide them in healing. In initial findings, PRP assisted stem cells in “figuring out” what they needed to be – whether a cartilage cell, or a bone cell, or a collagen cell for ligaments and tendons. Here is what the science says: “Platelet-rich plasma has recently emerged as a potential biologic tool to treat acute and chronic tendon disorders. The regenerative potential of PRP is based on the release of growth factors that occurs with platelet rupture. Its autologous nature [the recipient and donor are one and the same person] gives it a significant advantage in tissue engineering applications.”5 So the platelets are already attuned to provide a healing environment or “scaffold” to build on. In the research cited, results confirmed that PRP enhances MSC stem cell proliferation and suggested that PRP causes chondrogenic differentiation of MSC in vitro – the platelets told the stem cells what to do.

Growth Factors in Cartilage Regeneration

Growth factors or PROLIFERANTS (Prolotherapy is so called because of its able to proliferate growth factors) act when tissue is injured. In the cause of chronic pain caused by joint degeneration, PRP and Prolotherapy release substances that activate the healing response. (See cartilage repair) The platelets themselves secrete a variety of cytokines (messenger cells that regulate various inflammatory responses), including adhesive proteins and growth factors such as platelet-derived growth factor, transforming growth factor beta, vascular endothelial growth factor, basic fibroblast growth factor, Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), and epidermal growth factor.

FOr more information on Stem Cell Treatment for knee pain please see our article:  Stem Cell Injection Therapy  for Knee Osteoarthritis


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June 14, 2014 adminServices0

There are many options for individuals who want to improve the overall look and feel of their face, but prefer not to have a surgical procedure. Chemical peels, dermal fillers and laser treatments; as well as specially formulated skin care products, can greatly enhance the tone, brightness and overall look of your skin.

schedule a consultation today and meet with one of Soleen Beauty center  skilled facial rejuvenation specialists to talk through the treatment options available and the potential results you may realistically expect to achieve given your personal skin type.


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June 14, 2014 adminServices0
When we look at our face in the mirror, we are often confronted with a tired face looking back at us, it’s not the way we feel inside, yet time and our natural ageing process conspires to give us these tired eyes and a droopy look, especially around our neck, cheeks, eyes and jowels.

Radio frequency is the latest technology designed specifically to treat areas of the face and body areas in need of rejuvenation.
RF FaceLifter treatment uses unipolar and bipolar radio frequency modalities to heat our subcutaneous dermal tissue using various hand pieces emitting RF waves. This technology causes the contraction of your existing collagen fibres, encouraging fibroblast migration and promotes new collagen growth that helps to tighten and improve the outer architecture of the skin. In short we help stem and reverse the natural ageing process of your skin.

You’ll see the lifting effect and feel how your skin becomes tighter, smoother, and more elastic.
There is no down time (apart from the treatment time itself) and minimal discomfort. It is a walk-in walk-out procedure which takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes.

 

What can a course of RF Face Lift treatments do for me?

The goal of the radio frequency face lift is to restore a more youthful look by helping to reverse the signs of ageing and gravity. The treatment achieves:

  • The tightening and smoothing of skin resulting in a reduced appearance of fine lines
    and wrinkles.
  • The tightening of sagging skin around the jowls and neck.
  • A reduction in the appearance of double chins.
  • Improvement of skin laxity.
  • A noticeable improvement in skin tone.

Is this treatment right for me?

Every woman or man who would like their face to look younger or smoother without surgery is a candidate for this treatment. A person of practically any age can receive the treatment. Some clients have obvious ageing from mid 30s others do better with deeper lines and laxity not evident till the fifties. There is an advantage to starting a little younger (the forties) and planning an annual budget for maintenance.

What happens during this treatment?

Before the treatment starts the treatment area is lightly coated in oil to make the treatment more comfortable and to increase the hand pieces surface contact with the skin.

There is little discomfort during or after RF Face Lift treatment. There is a definite feeling of warmth in the skin at the area being treated. The hand piece used in treatment has it’s own cooling module to help keep the treatment comfortable and the operator can cool the skin immediately when required.

How many treatments are required and how long are they?

We recommend a course of anywhere between 3 to 8 treatments (depending on the areas treated and your skins reaction to the treatment) for the most beneficial results. We also recommend a maintenance treatment approximately every 6 months after your initial treatment course to maintain the results.

How long before I see the results of the treatment?

Many clients have reported changes early in their course after 2 or even 1 radio frequency treatments but it is usual to have 4-6 fortnightly treatments before the results start to manifest.


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June 14, 2014 adminServices0

Almost everyone wants to look younger and more appealing. However, as you age, fine lines, wrinkles and age spots begin to appear. Getting a face lift is one of the many options for regaining that youthful look. Different techniques are employed in facelifting procedures to remove wrinkles and fine lines. One such technique is a thermage face lift. This is becoming the most common method sought out by people interested in looking younger without going under the knife.

What is Thermage Face Lift?

Thermage face lift is a non-invasive technique, and therefore it does not involve any surgery or incision on the face of the person. This technique involves stimulating collagen growth in the problem areas on the face or any other part of the body. Collagen inhibits skin laxity and growing of wrinkles, thus making you look younger. Stimulation of collagen growth occurs when the problem areas are heated. Thermage face lift treatment lasts for about an hour, and the minor side-effects will disappear after a few days.

Procedure

  • Takes about an hour to perform
  • Radio waves are used to provide heat to the collagen
  • When heated, the protein in the collagen contracts, resulting in tightening
  • To prevent other areas from heating, cooling is also done

The overall experience is similar to mild pinching or heating. If you are interested in opting for this technique, you must consult a good dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. They can guide you through the whole procedure, and you can get them to clarify all your doubts, especially those related to side effects such as redness, blistering, peeling, swelling, and so on.

Before and After Effects

There are several people who have benefited from the thermage face lift technique. However, it is always best to ask your doctor to show you thermage face lift before and after pictures, so that you have a more realistic idea of what to expect. You could also try and get in touch with someone who has undergone the procedure as they will be able to give you an honest opinion.


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June 14, 2014 adminServices0

Ultrasound Cavitation

Our superior Ultrasonic Cavitation machines offer treatment designed to
destroy fat cells in the subcutaneous epidermal layer through ultrasonic
sound waves. It offers a pain free and non-invasive solution for those of us who
may not be comfortable with associated risks from surgical procedures.

Benefits of treatment:
•  Stimulates the lymphatic system
•  Increases metabolism
•  Dehydrates and decomposes fatty tissue
•  Removes stored toxins from cells
•  Increases blood flow through the treated area
•  Repairs connective tissue
•  Tightens and tones treated tissue
•  Boosts natural production of skin cells
•  Encourages collagen production
•  Triggers the body’s natural chemicals to encourage anti-ageing of the skin to take place
•  Stimulates energy production
•  Fat and circumference reduction
•  Cellulite Reduction & Body Shaping
•  Skin tightening & Stretch Mark removal
•  Non – Surgical, no down time, safe, comfortable & pain free
•  Long lasting results

Do I need to do anything to prepare for the treatment?
Make the most of your treatment by eating healthy and exercising on the day of the treatment. It is essential that on the day of the treatment you eat only vegetables, salads and very lean protein (e.g. fish, chicken/turkey breast etc.) in order to burn the released fat and make the most of your treatment.
Any type of starch (including the so-called “good carbs” such as brown rice, brown bread, potatoes, pasta etc.), sugary food and drinks (such as cakes, croissants, muffins, coffee/tea with sugar or honey etc.), fruits (including fruit juices, carrot juice and smoothies), alcohol, and fat of any kind (including oils, nuts, seeds and cheese) are not allowed on the day of the treatment, to prevent the body from re-depositing excess fat back into the fat cells. Furthermore, vigorous exercise before or after the treatment is ideal for even more pronounced results.

Before and after treatment:
•  Drink at least 2 liters of water both before and the day after your treatment
•  Do not drink ANY alcohol or caffeine the day of, as well as 48 hours after your treatment
•  Use Dry Skin Brushing daily to stimulate lymph movement
•  Avoid hot showers, spas and saunas directly following treatment
•  Following treatment, it is recommended to do at least 20 minutes of brisk exercise to stimulate lymph movement for the best results

Treatments use a holistic approach to get the best results.  When these measures of diet, exercise, and Ultrasound Cavitation sessions are followed you will achieve better results than any one measure used alone.


Laser Lipo

I-lipo is the cutting-edge in laser lipolysis, offering you a way to achieve inch loss and body contouring with no pain, no needles and no down time. The application is a painless and safe low level laser diode system that can be used on all skin types and body areas. Independent clinical studies have shown i-lipo results to be comparable to results achieved by liposuction in some cases. Ultrasound imagery shows up to a 30% reduction in the fat layer depth after just one treatment, while additional treatments improve results even further. Results can be seen immediately after each treatment as the fat cell contents are released. Light exercise after your treatment will help accelerate the removal of the released fat. I-lipo can target fat reduction in specific problem areas. By positioning the laser pads on target areas such as the chin, upper arms, abdomen, or thighs, fat can be broken down and removed specifically from those areas. This offers a large advantage over diet and exercise, which can reduce overall body fat, but cannot shape individual areas.

Benefits of treatment:
•  Can target fat reduction in specific areas of the body, including arms, stomach, thighs, knees, calves, etc.
•  In general, patients see 1-3 inches lost per session
•  Most patients feel nothing but a slight warming of the pads, leading to a comfortable experience
•  Stimulates energy production
•  Fat and circumference reduction
•  Cellulite Reduction & Body Shaping
•  Non – Surgical, no down time, safe, comfortable & pain free
•  Long lasting results

Before and after treatment:
•  Drink at least 2 liters of water both before and the day after your treatment
•  Do not drink ANY alcohol or caffeine the day of, as well as 48 hours after your treatment
•  Following treatment, it is recommended to do at least 20 minutes of brisk exercise to stimulate lymph movement for the best results

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The lymph-drainage massage helps the body eliminate the liquids and waste produced by the cavitation treatment through the lymph nodes. The lymph-drainage treatment is the only thing that can visibly reduce the volume of the treated areas. It is a highly recommended procedure after undergoing an ultrasound cavitation treatment.

Waxing

Waxing Facts:
Warm waxing is more effective than cold waxing, because the heat from the wax causes the skin’s pores to open, and the hairs are then more easily pulled from their roots resulting in a much more effective hair removal procedure. Hair is quickly removed by smearing the wax and then pulling, providing quick and effective hair removal.

Contraindications:
Not recommended for anyone currently using retina A, Accutane or other exfoliating products.

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Chin
Lip
Neck
Nostril
Sides of Face
Full Face
Underarms
Lower Arms
Full Arms
Lower Leg
Upper Leg
Full Leg
Back
Chest
Shoulders

Facials

Oxygenation Facial
Our Oxygen system uses different combinations of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and most importantly – PURE OXYGEN – leaving the skin healthy, rejuvenated and beautiful. This facial consists of exfoliation, cleansing, Osmotic Hydration and oxygenation propelled onto the skin to nourish and revitalize the skin cells. The result is an increase in the suppleness and elasticity of the skin.
Anti-ageing Facial

Parafin Facial

Custom Facial

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