Month: April 2014

Juvederm treatment in Newport Beach

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 Newport Beach Medspa JUVÉDERM® XC Important Information JUVÉDERM® injectable gel is indicated for injection into the mid-to-deep dermis for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds). IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION CONTRAINDICATIONS JUVÉDERM® injectable gel should not be used in patients who have severe allergies marked by a history of anaphylaxis or history or presence of multiple severe allergies. JUVÉDERM®should not be used in patients with a history of allergies to Gram-positive bacterial proteins.

JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC and JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC should not be used in patients with a history of allergies to lidocaine.
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WARNINGS JUVÉDERM® injectable gel should not be injected into blood vessels. If there is an active inflammatory process or infection at specific injection sites, treatment should be deferred until the underlying process is controlled. PRECAUTIONS The safety of JUVÉDERM® for use during pregnancy, in breast-feeding females, or in patients under 18 years has not been established.

The safety and effectiveness of JUVÉDERM® injectable gel for the treatment of areas other than facial wrinkles and folds (such as lips) have not been established in controlled clinical studies.   Patients who are using substances that can prolong bleeding, such as aspirin or ibuprofen, as with any injection, may experience increased bruising or bleeding at injection site. Patients should inform their physician before treatment if they are using these types of substances. As with all skin-injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.


JUVÉDERM® should be used with caution in patients on immuno suppressive therapy, or therapy used to decrease the body’s immune response, as there may be an increased risk of infection. The safety of JUVÉDERM® in patients with a history of excessive scarring (eg, hypertrophic scarring and keloid formations) and pigmentation disorders has not been studied.

If laser treatment, chemical peel, or any other procedure based on active dermal response is considered after treatment with JUVÉDERM® injectable gel, or if JUVÉDERM® is administered before the skin has healed completely after such a procedure, there is a possible risk of an inflammatory reaction at the treatment site.

2131 Westcliff Drive #101 Newport Beach, CA 92660 • 4341 Birch Street Suite 101 Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: (949)-631-2800 | Fax: (949) 631-2808                                   Phone: (949) 756-8633 | Fax: (949) 756-8634

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Laser Hair Removal

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Newport Beach MedSpa Laser Hair Removal

If you’re not happy with shaving, tweezing, or waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal may be an option worth considering. Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic procedures in the U.S. It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in the follicles absorb the light. That destroys the hair. Newport Beach MedSpa  professionally perform this procedures in any of our 2 location in Newport Beach,Orange county California.

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Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Lasers are useful for removing unwanted hair from the face, leg, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas. Benefits of laser hair removal include:

  •  Lasers can selectively target dark, coarse hairs while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged.
  •  Each pulse of the laser takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at the same time. The laser can treat an area approximately the size of a quarter every second. Small areas such as the upper lip can be  treated in less than a minute, and large areas, such as the back or legs, may take up to an hour.
  •  Ninety percent of patients have permanent hair loss after an average of three to five sessions.

How to Prepare for Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is more than just ”zapping” unwanted hair. It is a medical procedure that requires training to perform and carries potential risks. Before getting  laser hair removal, you should thoroughly check the credentials of the doctor or technician performing the procedure. If you are planning on undergoing laser hair removal, you should limit plucking, waxing, and electrolysis for six weeks before treatment. That’s because the laser targets the hairs’ roots, which are temporarily removed by waxing or plucking. You should also avoid sun exposure for six weeks before and after treatment. Sun exposure makes laser hair removal less effective and makes complications after treatment more likely.

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What to Expect During Laser Hair Removal

Just before the procedure, your hair that will be undergoing treatment will be trimmed to a few millimeters above the skin surface. The laser equipment will be adjusted according to the color, thickness, and location of your hair being treated as well as your skin color. Depending on the laser or light source used, you and the technician will need to wear appropriate eye protection. It will also be necessary to protect the outer layers of your skin with a cold gel or special cooling device. This will help the laser light penetrate the skin. Next, the technician will give a pulse of light to the treatment area and watch the area for several minutes to make sure the best settings were used and to check for bad reactions. When the procedure is completed, you may be given ice packs, anti-inflammatory creams or lotions, or cold water to ease any discomfort. You may schedule your next treatment four to six weeks later. You’ll get treatments until hair stops growing.

2131 Westcliff Drive #101 Newport Beach, CA 92660 • 4341 Birch Street Suite 101 Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: (949)-631-2800 | Fax: (949) 631-2808                                   Phone: (949) 756-8633 | Fax: (949) 756-8634

http://www.newportbeachmedspa.com

         
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