- Compassion Acupuncture & Holistic Healing2818 East Oakland Park Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306954-594-0843
- Monday - Friday8:00am - 6:00pm*By appointment only
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There are countless articles and research papers on the benefits of acupuncture, but did you know that it can also be used to combat the signs of aging? A natural alternative to surgery or Botox, facial acupuncture is merely an extension of traditional acupuncture and Chinese medicine philosophy.
Unlike an injection of Botox or some other filler, facial acupuncture addresses not just the signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles but it also helps to restore your skin’s overall health. Now, you might be worried about acupuncture needles placed in your face, but acupuncture is safe and effective and is recognized by the World Health Organization and there are established guidelines for practice just like any other health profession. Practitioners are also licensed by their state’s department of health so you can be confident that you are in good hands. continue reading
Medical Micro-needling (Collagen Induction Therapy) with SkinPen Precision device is a minimally invasive, non-surgical treatment to rejuvenate the skin. Our SkinPen creates tiny punctures in the top layer of the skin, which triggers the body to create new collagen and elastin. Results can include improved texture and firmness, as well as a reduction in scars, pore size, and stretch marks.
At Compassion Acupuncture we offer various Fusion Meso Therapy serums that contain only pure active ingredients that offer a combination of peptides and growth factors, as well as Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). PRP contains a high concentration of stem cells, platelets, and growth factors to help stimulate collagen and elastin production for youthful-looking skin.
Benefits of SkinPen Medical Micro-needling include:
- Improvement of fine lines and deeper wrinkles
- Reduction of acne scars
- Softening stretch marks
- Evens skin tone
- Lightens hyperpigmentation and sunspots
- Reduces appearance of pores
- Firms and smooths skin texture
- Heals scars
- Reduces broken capillaries and spider veins
- Brings back the glow for fresher, younger-looking skin
- Stimulates production of collagen and elastin
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
- Before Treatment
Your provider will gently cleanse your skin. Topical anesthesia may be administered to assure maximum comfort during the treatment.
- During Treatment
Skin Pen creates millions of controlled microchannels in the skin. This jump starts the production of collagen and elastin and encourages the release of growth factors that recruit and increase reparative cells. The result is a cascade of healing processes that can continue for months following your treatment.
The SkinPen treatment lasts approximately 30 minutes. Depending on whether an anesthetic is used prior to treatment, your entire treatment session may last up to one hour- still plenty of time to schedule your treatment before work or during your lunch hour. Be sure to speak with your provider before you come to get an accurate estimate, so you know how to plan your visit.
- After Treatment
Your skin may initially appear slightly pink to red, similar to a mild sunburn. This is normal and should subside within 24 to 72 hours.
Some people see rejuvenated skin after just one treatment, and results may continue to improve for three to six months following your last treatment.
SkinPen Medical Micro-needling or Collagen Induction Therapy harnesses your skin’s natural powers of regeneration. Yes, you read that right! Micro-needling is one of the best options when it comes to skin rejuvenation! It’s safe and chemical-free! We all have different skin types, so if you’re not sure what your skin needs, don’t hesitate to reach out to schedule a FREE 15-minute consultation!