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Facial rejuvenation, or facial aesthetics, usually refers to non-surgical solutions to improve and maintain the appearance of your skin. These treatments have rejuvenating or anti-ageing properties that make subtle enhancements to your appearance and can boost your confidence.
At Elmsleigh House our qualified medical doctor, Dr Tina Peers, has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the facial anatomy and will ensure every aspect of your health is considered when planning cosmetic procedures.
During your initial complimentary consultation, Tina will listen to your concerns and determine a bespoke solution for you. Whether this will be wrinkle-reducing injections, dermal fillers, skin hydration, skin peels or facial sculpting (see descriptions below), you will receive the highest standard of care and treatment performed with specialist knowledge and expertise.
Tina uses products that work in harmony with the body, such as hyaluronic acid and collagen. She uses her extensive experience to achieve natural results for her clients, rejuvenating and refreshing their appearance. Click to read our facial aesthetics brochure.
If you want to reduce the lines on your face without having to resort to surgical procedures, the good news is that facial rejuvenation techniques can soften wrinkles for a more youthful appearance.
The benefit of having this treatment done by our doctor, Dr Tina Peers, is that she has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the facial anatomy and can perform this delicate work in a precise manner. Tina uses Azzalure® and Bocouture®, local muscle relaxants adapted from botulinum toxin type A, which she injects via a fine needle into the skin; this relaxes tiny facial muscles in the area, leaving the skin looking smoother.
Areas on the face that can be treated include frown lines (vertical lines that form between the eyebrows), crows’ feet, popply ('dimply') chin, forehead lines and lines around the mouth and top lip.
The botulinum injection is quick, and because Tina uses a very fine needle you are unlikely to experience any pain; however, she can offer you topical local anaesthetic if you are concerned about the treatment.
Results will usually be seen in a few days, sometimes taking between four to seven days for the effects to be seen. The effects can last for three to four months, depending on your individual response to this treatment. You can book a series of treatments to achieve optimum and maintained results.
PRX-T®33 is an innovative skin peel that revitalises and hydrates the skin without using any needles. This unique product combines trichloroacetic acid (TCA) and hydrogen peroxide, which penetrate and regenerate the skin's cells effectively and safely. PRX-T33 promotes fibroblasts and growth factors without causing inflammation or damaging the skin. It is particularly effective at tackling problematic areas on the skin, such as poor texture, loss of skin tone from the face, neck and décolletage, pigmentation, scars (eg chicken pox), stretch marks, enlarged pores and acne. Unlike other skin peels, it can be performed at any time of year (including the summer months) and is suitable for all skin types.
Using her experience and training, Dr Tina Peers uses a special technique to apply the PRX-T33, which quickly penetrates the dermis (one of the skin's layers), activating a process of regeneration without attacking the epidermis (the outer layer of skin). The peel is incredibly effective, and is used in conjunction with WiQo Moisturising and Nourishing Face Cream for dry skin. This restores the hydrolipidic film thanks to its high content of shea butter, and supplies active ingredients such as vitamins A and E, nutritive substances and valuable plant extracts that benefit the skin. Clients take home WiQo Smoothing Face Fluid, which they apply from the day AFTER treatment. This contains low pH glycolic acid (8%) with a balanced formula for all skin types, and prolongs and enhances the dermal stimulation at home. The process is safe and painless, and the result is immediate, without any redness or bruising, and incredibly natural!
Dermal fillers are injected to fill and plump-up lines, wrinkles and grooves to make the skin look more youthful. Fillers usually consist of sterile hyaluronic acid gels made from non-animal sources. As we age the skin’s natural hyaluronic acid is lost, giving rise to the appearance of lines, wrinkles and folds. Injecting fillers into the skin acts to replace the hyaluronic acid that is lost with age, and restores volume and structure to your face.
During your treatment, our doctor, Dr Tina Peers, will inject the filler through a fine needle or a cannula into your skin. She will apply a topical local anaesthetic cream before the procedure to ensure you are as comfortable as possible during your treatment.
The effect of the treatment is visible immediately. Depending on the area treated, skin type and the injection technique, the filler effect can last between six and twelve months; to maintain the results in your lips, a re-treatment is usually recommended within six months.
Scheduling a series of follow-up treatments will help you to achieve optimal and lasting results.
Profhilo® is an injectable anti-ageing treatment made from hyaluronic acid to address skin that is losing its elasticity and firmness with age. It is injected just below the surface of the skin where it disperses quickly and reacts with the tissue to instantly boost hydration.
Unlike hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, Profhilo acts as a hydrator rather than a filler. Profhilo is injected just below the skin’s surface, first once a month for three months then every 4–6 months. After injection it disperses quickly beneath the skin to improve hydration, without any need for massage or risk of leaving lumps or nodules.
The slow release of hyaluronic acid stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, in turn improving skin tone, hydration and the appearance of fine lines. This effect takes place within 3–5 days of treatment, and the result in improved skin quality can last for up to 6 months. The maximum effect of Profhilo is usually seen 2 months after the second treatment.
Treatment with Profhilo improves skin tone, texture, hydration and overall radiance. It can help to increase firmness and elasticity and promote healthier and softer-looking skin. Profhilo is most commonly used for facial areas, but can also be used to rejuvenate the neck, décolletage, arms, knees and hands.
As we age our skin becomes thinner and loses its firmness and elasticity as our body’s rate of collagen production slows down. Fat that helps to fill out our face also diminishes with age, causing our skin to sag and wrinkle.
Our doctor, Dr Tina Peers, uses the injected treatment Sculptra™ to replace lost facial volume caused by the natural ageing process. This treatment stimulates your body’s own fibroblasts to produce collagen, and can only be performed by a fully trained medical professional.
Depending upon your individual treatment, Tina may use up to four vials of Sculptra™, injected over a series of appointments; usually two vials are used for your first treatment and one for each subsequent follow-up treatment.
It is normal to experience some post-treatment discomfort, such as redness, swelling, pain, itching, bruising or tenderness at the treatment site. This typically subsides after a few days but sometimes can last for longer.
Initial results can usually be seen within six weeks. Six months after your first treatment, you would normally achieve 70-80% of the final result.
Treatment with Sculptra™ can give you a fuller, younger looking face that can last for up to two years.
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