Reverse Hair Loss with PRF + ACell Treatment

Reverse Hair Loss with PRF + ACell Treatment

Marie and the staff at SkinSpaMED Dallas, and SkinSpaMED Colleyville are pleased to offer the latest in non-surgical hair regrowth therapy: PRF + ACell.

Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF), is a second-generation version of PRP therapy. PRF has a higher concentration of platelets, fibrin, and white blood cells. In addition, PRF has a small percentage of stem cells, which cannot be found in traditional PRP therapy.

PRF, with its powerful regeneration properties is what is used in the ACell + PRF procedure.

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PRP is so 2017 - It's All About the PRF Now

PRP is so 2017 - It's All About the PRF Now

PRF is a second-generation version of PRP therapy. PRF has a higher concentration of platelets, fibrin, and white blood cells. In addition, PRF has a small percentage of stem cells, which cannot be found in traditional PRP therapy.

PRF is 100% natural with zero additives. The treatment works by forming a gel after 15 minutes to hold a nice form, which makes PRF especially effective when used in conjunction with a number of fillers

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The Game Changing Filler: Voluma

The Game Changing Filler: Voluma

Voluma is a game-changing filler product which is placed deep under the skin resulting in volumizing, lifting and contouring cheeks, cheekbones, and the jaw line. 

What is in Voluma?

Voluma is made of a thick hyaluronic based gel that enables us to re-fill areas that aging has caused to deflate. Voluma is the latest addition to facial fillers made by Allergan (makers of Botox and Juvederm).

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The Madonna Eye Lift, An Alternative to Blepharoplasty

The Madonna Eye Lift, An Alternative to Blepharoplasty

The Madonna Lift, also called fractional Eye Lift, is a non-surgical alternative to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and lift the eyebrow for a younger look to the eye. The Madonna Lift improves drooping skin, wrinkles and those telltale signs of aging around the eyes. This fractional CO2 laser technology has been used to perform a host of functions, including skin resurfacing and the treatment of acne scars. Now it can give men and women a younger look by rejuvenating the skin around your eyes including the eyelids.

Frequent Q&As: 

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Fighting The New Wrinkle: Décolletage and Chest Care

Fighting The New Wrinkle: Décolletage and Chest Care

"My face looked my age, but my chest and cleavage appeared twenty years older," says Gigi Howard. "I was a notorious side sleeper—one of the main causes of chest wrinkles—so I tried sleeping on my back, looked for products, pillows, gadgets, anything that would help, but there was no proven solution."

With directional recent runways laying heavy emphasis on an exposed swath of décolleté, a new emphasis is being given to keeping the area as fresh as your face.

Since the problems of the neck and chest, like those of the face, are varied, we suggest layering multiple in-office treatments with at-home care.

Recommendations for the most common complaints:

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Thread Facelift: The Future of Noninvasive Facelifts

Thread Facelift: The Future of Noninvasive Facelifts

A thread facelift is a safe, convenient alternative to traditional facelift surgery. Designed to be less invasive, it can reduce sagging around the cheeks, jawline, and neck more quickly and with less risk than the conventional approach.

Special threads are used during this facelift to discreetly hold repositioned skin and facial tissue in place. And while thread lifts generally produce noticeable results almost immediately and with less risk and inconvenience than more intensive procedures, thread lift costs are quite reasonable compared to traditional options.

So what is a thread facelift?

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Turn Back Time With a Photofacial

Turn Back Time With a Photofacial

One of our favorite treatment options available at SkinSpaMED is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), or photofacial. This procedure is a non-invasive treatment that erases skin damage without disrupting the skin's surface – hence, minimal to no downtime.

Photofacial is a term for a skin treatment that uses some kind of light-based technology, primarily for boosting collagen, treating brown spots, and diminishing broken capillaries.  Other names for photofacials are foto facials, facial rejuvenation and photo rejuvenation.

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Winter is Ideal for Cosmetic Laser Treatments

Winter is Ideal for Cosmetic Laser Treatments

If you could rid your unwanted hair and gain a beautiful complexion just in time for summer, would you? Because so many people want that flawless beach body, they tend to get a jump start on cosmetic laser treatments in the winter. In fact, winter may be the best time to experience cosmetic laser treatments. Because clients can’t receive laser treatments when they are sunburned and tanned skin is typically resistant to ridding sun damage and unwanted hair, clients tend to flock to medical spas between December – April.

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Skin Care Tips for Guys This Winter

Skin Care Tips for Guys This Winter

Maybe you’ve been told men’s skin is different from women’s skin (hint: it’s thicker, physically and not necessarily figuratively, and contains more oil glands). Perhaps you’ve also been advised by a friend, partner or lover that it’s time to start taking care of your skin. That’s especially true in the winter, with its harsh seasonal elements like wind and low humidity. Where to start? Below are five skin care tips from the dermatologists Paul Jarrod Frank and Harold Lancer.

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There Are A Few Things Everyone Should Know About Skin

There Are A Few Things Everyone Should Know About Skin

What should everyone know about skin, skin care, and dermatology? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.

Answer by Emily Altman, board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist, specializing in general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery, on Quora:

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Is There a Best Time of Year for Laser Treatment?

Is There a Best Time of Year for Laser Treatment?

Laser skin procedures are becoming more and more popular as they provide excellent results while at the same time being quick and relatively painless. In addition, they have much shorter and less intense recovery periods than surgical procedures.

There is, in fact, an optimal time to have your in-office laser resurfacingpigment and vein treatmentsmicro laser peel, or Madonna eye lift performed.

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Fall is the Best Time for Laser Treatments

Fall is the Best Time for Laser Treatments

We rarely see patients who have not done some type of internet research about their skin concerns or their cosmetic options. The challenge, however, is that the information you see online is not always complete or accurate. As a reliable resource, we’re happy to fill in the gaps for you.

Around this time of year, we often have clients asking about laser skin treatments, saying, “I’ve heard that if you’re going to get laser treatments, it’s best to have them in the fall. Is that true?”

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Whatever You Put Into Your Body Shows on Your Skin

Whatever You Put Into Your Body Shows on Your Skin

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays. We can’t wait to indulge in our favorite candies, perfect our costumes and makeup looks, and watch a horror movie or two. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the holiday spirit, but you can’t forget about your skin! You still need to take the time to give it the love it needs. Here are a few Halloween skin care tips to keep in mind so you can head into November and December with beautiful skin.

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The Answer to Stretch Marks

The Answer to Stretch Marks

Even celebrities deal with it - stretch marks.

Stretch marks are a pulling out of the elastic properties of skin, which result in a thinning of the dermis and epidermis. The elastic properties of skin stretch or pull out but they can’t retract back to their original shape.

Certain people are predisposed to get stretch marks from genetics, while others get them because of weight gain, through both fat gain or weightlifting, growth spurts or pregnancy.

What can we do to minimize stretch marks? 

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