Yearly Archives: 2017
If you’ve ever considered a cosmetic procedure but were reluctant to follow through, lived too far away or just couldn’t find time to make the appointment happen, a virtual consultation, now available at Village Pointe Aesthetic Surgery, may make that session easier. Learn how you can schedule a free, virtual consultation available to new patients considering a cosmetic procedure to the body, face or breasts.
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Do you have 30 minutes to improve the health and appearance of your skin? If so, a HydraFacial may be the skin treatment for you.
A HydraFacial is a hydradermabrasion facial procedure that cleanses, exfoliates, extracts, hydrates and replenishes the skin with antioxidants, peptides and hyaluronic acid. “It can help reduce fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores, oily or acne-prone skin, hyperpigmentation and brown spots,” says Jessica Murdock, esthetician at Dreams MedSpa, located just west of the Village Pointe shopping center. “When done regularly, the treatment can help improve the appearance and long-term health of your skin.”
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, male patients accounted for more than 1.5 million total cosmetic surgical procedures and almost 14 million cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures last year.
“Cosmetic procedures and skin care are not just for women” says Dreams MedSpa provider Jed Sanders, APRN. “It does take a little work to stay looking your best, but the benefits are fantastic! In the workforce and in the dating world, projecting your best self and feeling good about yourself can set you a step ahead of competition.”
Many times our providers get asked, “What do I need done?” or “What do you recommend for me?” This question can be viewed as loaded, but if you dig down to the core of it, often times clients or patients are simply seeking more information or clarity about the services that we offer. We believe that you should be educated and provided with a deep understanding of our treatments and procedures, whether it is a facial treatment with our estheticians, a minimally-invasive procedure with our aesthetic nurses, or cosmetic or reconstructive surgery with our physicians.
Just when you think you’re done for the time-being, you realize that being a mother never ends. Women ages 60+ have been through it all. They have seen their children succeed, they have seen them fail, and everything in between. Some have even seen their own children become mothers themselves. We asked Roz Fisk, Licensed Esthetician for skin care advice for women ages 60+. What can these women do to maintain their radiant yet experienced skin?
Mothers between the ages of 40-59 live in a constant state of transition. Children range in age during these years, and they are often transitioning themselves. Likewise, these moms sometimes find themselves taking on the role of caregiver to their own parents, and they must allow themselves the flexibility to progress with whatever comes their way. We asked Brooke Engeman, Licensed Esthetician for skin care advice for women in this age range. How can these women transition their own beauty routine to meet new skin care needs?
Mommyhood during the ages of 20-39 typically revolves around balance. Whether it is balancing a career and family, balancing time and resources or balancing on one foot while holding your toddler to shut the refrigerator while cooking dinner – you have a lot going on in your life! We asked Jessica Murdock, Licensed Esthetician for skin care advice for women in this age range. Because, you’ve got a lot on your plate Mama, and not having to wonder about an appropriate skin care regimen is one last thing to worry about.
Melanoma is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the United States and it is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Early detection is the best way to treat melanoma, so look for the ABCDEs of moles or growths to help identify early warning signs. Be sure to grab a complimentary SkinMedica Essential Defense Sunscreen on your way out of our clinic (while supplies last).
Motherhood is wonderful, but the toll it can take on your body, is not. If you are ready to reclaim your pre-pregnancy body, then it may be time to consider a Mommy Makeover.
A Mommy Makeover typically entails a combination of the following outpatient procedures: breast lift (with or without augmentation), tummy tuck and liposuction of the hips and/or thighs.
“These procedures are typically done all together, on the same day, as an outpatient procedure,” says Perry Johnson, MD, plastic and reconstruction surgeon at Village Pointe Aesthetic Surgery & Dreams MedSpa.
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