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Not so long ago, surgery was the only way to improve your appearance. Today, laser and high-intensity light procedures provide a much simpler way to look younger or eliminate age spots, broken blood vessels, and other flaws. Broadband light (BBL) therapy, one of the laser treatments offered by Dr. Christopher Sesslar of Spa Medicca in Dayton, OH, is an excellent choice if you're concerned about a skin issue.
BBL therapy treats a range of skincare issues
BBL therapy might be a good option for you if you're concerned about:
- Small veins in your face
- Age or sun spots
- Unwanted hair
- Sagging skin
- Skin texture issues
BBL can be used on nearly any part of the body, including the face, chest, neck. arms, hands, and legs.
How BBL Treatment Works
During BBL therapy at the Dayton medspa, a high-intensity pulsed light is aimed at your skin. The energy from the light generates heat that stimulates collagen production. Collagen is a protein that keeps skin toned, elastic, and firm. Enhancing collagen production with BBL therapy reduces sagging and may improve skin tone and texture.
The light also breaks up the pigments in blood vessels, red patches, age spots, and freckles. Once the pigments are broken apart, they're naturally removed by your body.
BBL treatment offers an excellent alternative to shaving, plucking, and waxing unwanted hair. Light pulses heat and damage the hair follicles, which causes hair growth to stop or slow.
Most people don't consider BBL therapy painful. As the light pulses hit your skin, you may notice a slight stinging or mild warming sensation. After your treatment, your skin may look slightly red and a little swollen. It's important to wear sunscreen after your treatments, as you may be more likely to burn.
Depending on the reason for your treatment, you may need several sessions to achieve your desired results. Sessions are usually scheduled about three weeks apart and may range in length from 20 minutes to one hour. You can resume your normal activities or return to work immediately after your treatment.
Dayton, OH, laser treatments at Spa Medicca help you look your best. Call Dr. Christopher Sesslar at (937) 312-9212 to schedule your appointment.
Is your complexion dull and lifeless? It may be time to make an appointment for a skincare treatment at Spa Medicca in Dayton, OH. The Spa Medicca team, led by Dr. Christopher Sesslar, will evaluate your skin and make a few recommendations for treatments that will restore your radiant glow.
4 Skin Care Treatments That Improve a Dull Complexion
Depending on the team's analysis of your skin and your concerns, one or more of these treatments may be recommended during your visit to the Dayton medspa:
- Oxygen Infusion Therapy: During this therapy, hyaluronic acid, peptides, and oxygen are infused deep into your skin with an airbrush oxygen machine. In addition to providing a natural glow, oxygen infusion therapy plumps and firms the skin improves hydration, increases skin cell turnover, and removes pollutants and toxins. The therapy also improves the production of collagen and elastin, proteins that keeps skin firm and supple.
- Science of Youth Facial: The multi-step Science of Youth Facial starts with the application of peptides, amino acids that keep your skin toned and firm. After gentle microcurrent tones the muscles of your face, it's time to counter the effects of the sun and hydrate your skin with an age-reversal antioxidant mask. Anti-aging serums and sunscreen complete this invigorating facial.
- Enzyme Therapy: Enzyme therapy not only gives your skin a healthy glow but also stimulates collagen production, removes dead cells and toxins, and lifts and firms your skin. Live enzymes used in the treatment enhance the abilities of your natural enzymes and improve your skin's structure.
- Dermafiling: Citrus enzymes and a handheld dermafile device smooth and exfoliate the outer layers of your skin. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells, leaving you with dewy, glowing skin. A blueberry and hyaluronic mask add hydration to the skin during the second step of the treatment. Dermafiling not only eliminates dullness but can also be helpful if you have sun damage, fine lines, clogged pores, dark spots, or acne scars.
Improve your skin tone and texture with a facial or another skincare treatment at Spa Medicca. Call Dr. Christopher Sesslar's Dayton, OH, office at (937) 312-9212 to schedule your appointment.
Juvederm is a non-invasive injectable cosmetic treatment for smoothing and softening lines and wrinkles on the face. Juvederm can give you younger-looking skin with results lasting as long as one year before additional treatments are needed. Several types of Juvederm are available at Spa Medicca in Dayton, OH, where our medspa team, lead by Dr. Christopher Sesslar, can recommend a specific Juvederm treatment to help you achieve your desired results.
Juvederm Injectable Fillers
Juvederm makes it possible to achieve skin that is smoother and more youthful-looking without surgical intervention. It is an injectable dermal filler that can minimize or eliminate lines and wrinkles around the mouth and nose. Additionally, some Juvederm treatments are safely used to treat fine lines around the eyes. The experienced professionals at our medspa in Dayton, OH, can recommend a specific Juvederm treatment that is best suited for the area of skin you wish to target.
Types of Juvederm treatments include:
- Juvederm Ultra XC
- Juvederm Ultra Plus XC
- Juvederm Voluma XC
- Juvederm Vollure XC
- Juvederm Volbella XC
Juvederm products contain hyaluronic acid, which is a natural protein that is easily and gradually absorbed into the body. Young, healthy skin naturally produces hyaluronic acid, which delivers nutrients to the skin and helps hydrate it. Hyaluronic acid is one of the reasons youthful skin appears smooth and plump. Unfortunately, the skin’s ability to naturally produce enough hyaluronic acid diminishes with age, which is where Juvederm treatments can help. Juvederm delivers the hyaluronic acid your skin is missing.
The Juvederm filler is a gel-like substance that is administered via injection directly into the treatment area, performed right here at our Dayton medspa. For example, Juvederm is injected directly into the skin around the mouth to eliminate lines often referred to as “parentheses.” Treatment sessions typically last only about 15 minutes but could take longer if additional injections are needed or multiple areas are being treated at one time. Immediately after treatment, your skin will be visibly smoother and your results will continue to improve over the following weeks. There is no recovery period so you can continue with your regular activities right away.
Smoother and younger-looking skin is just a Juvederm treatment away. To find out which Juvederm treatment is right for you, schedule an appointment with Dr. Christopher Sesslar by calling our medspa, Spa Medicca in Dayton, OH, at (937) 312-9212.
CoolSculpting is an innovative body contouring treatment for eliminating unwanted fat cells. This non-surgical procedure involves freezing away fat cells in targeted areas of the body. We offer CoolSculpting at Spa Medicca in Dayton, OH, where Dr. Christopher Sesslar can determine if you are a candidate for this exciting new body contouring treatment.
How CoolSculpting Works
CoolSculpting can be thought of as a nonsurgical alternative to liposuction for removing stubborn fat that has been difficult to shed through traditional diet and exercise methods. It is an excellent option for individuals who are uncomfortable undergoing a surgical body contouring procedure. CoolSculpting is an effective method for removing unwanted fat cells from various areas of the body, including the belly, buttocks, thighs, and arms. CoolSculpting patients in Dayton use it to treat love handles or a double chin.
The way CoolSculpting works is by freezing fat cells in the area being targeted. This method is so effective because fat tissue freezes at a higher temperature than other tissues in the body. What that means is that the fat cells crystallize more quickly, which allows the CoolSculpting equipment to readily target fat cells without affecting other tissues in the body. The body sees frozen fat cells as dead tissue. Its natural response is to eliminate these dead tissues by gradually flushing the fat cells out of the body over time.
Since it does take time for the body to remove the frozen fat cells, your body contouring results will not be immediately visible after your CoolSculpting treatment at our med spa in Dayton. Most patients can see significantly noticeable results within about two months following treatment. Although, some patients have been able to observe a more contoured body in as little as three weeks. Results can potentially continue improving for up to six months after undergoing CoolSculpting.
If you are interested in a nonsurgical body contouring option, CoolSculpting could be just what you are looking for. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Christopher Sesslar to learn more about CoolSculpting by calling Spa Medicca in Dayton, OH, at (937) 312-9212.
In just one appointment at The Fountain Clinic in Centerville, Botox quickly and inexpensively rejuvenates your appearance without downtime.
If the lines in your face aren't quite matching up with your age or your attitude, you might be considering a cosmetic treatment to smooth them out. The "crow's feet" that develop around the eyes and "frown lines" between the eyebrows can make you appear older or more stressed out than you actually are. These inconvenient lines are no match for Botox, a popular cosmetic treatment offered by Spa Medicca, a med spa serving Centerville, OH.
How Botox works
Botox is used as a cosmetic skin treatment aimed at reducing wrinkles and fine lines on the face, particularly those near the eyes and forehead. The Botox solution is administered by your Centerville area dermatologists using a tiny needle containing purified botulinum toxin. This naturally-occurring protein works by halting muscle movement under the targeted areas of the face. Wrinkles happen because the facial muscles are constantly in motion when chewing, talking, even reading, or blinking. When those movements are restricted, however, the wrinkles diminish over a few days' time. The effects of Botox on the muscles usually last between three and four months, but results vary with each patient at Spa Medicca.
Botox is well-established as an aesthetic procedure, making it a safe, affordable, and minimally invasive procedure at your Cleveland area med spa. While surgery can be expensive with long-term recovery, Botox is an excellent way to achieve similar results without the cost of downtime. Typical results are subtle and the final result leaves patients looking younger and refreshed instead of constricted or "pulled." Recently, a clinical study found that the vast majority of people who chose Botox were very pleased with their results; they all reported that their appearance had improved. This kind of satisfaction is what Spa Medicca works toward each day. They want to bring positive change to all their Centerville area patients' appearances and lives.
Interested in learning more about Botox's amazing effects? Contact Spa Medicca, your Centerville area med spa, today!
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