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Cosmetic Acupuncture

The results of cosmetic acupuncture anti-aging treatments reflect not only a change in external appearance, but also an improvement in total body wellness. Specifically, you may notice the cosmetic acupuncture may help:

  • wrinkles
  • forehead furrows
  • frown lines
  • deep laughter lines
  • sagging skin
  • drooping jaw line
  • sagging muscles
  • crows feet
  • drooping eye lids
  • eye puffiness or bags
  • dark circles under the eyes
  • dark/age spots
  • facial skin rejuvenation
  • oily, dry, dull skin complexion
  • redness or blotchy skin tone
  • facial acne, eczema, rocaccia

Additionally, because your overall health is addressed in each visit there are positive side effects to cosmetic acupuncture procedures that may include:

  • reduced depression and less anxiety;
  • better digestion and sleep cycles; and
  • fewer hot flashes and night sweats.

The Benefits of Facial Rejuvenation

Promotes blood and lymph circulation; increased circulation dilates peripheral blood vessels for better distribution of oxygen and nutrients as well as cellular regeneration.

Rehydrates the skin's external layers through stimulation of the secretion of the sweat and sebacious glands which encourages the regeneration of healthy skin cells.

Helps exfoliation, aids the proliferation of new skin cells, increases nutrition to the skin's surface, improves the quality of the skin and promotes a healthy glow.

Allows healthy "breathing" of the skin, increasing the skin's protective ability to ward off infections and clogged pores.

Increases oxygen consumption of the skin's external layer speeding up the release of carbon dioxide and nitrogen at the cellular level, helping to keep skin deeply clean; contributes to reducing the accumulation of excess grease on the skin's surface.

Stimulates the production of elasin and 4 collagen proteins in the skin to reduce and soften wrinkles.

Reduces and relaxes the tension in the nerves and muscles improving the integrity of the skin resulting in improved overall facial appearance.

Success of Cosmetic Acupuncture & Facial Rejuvenation

How successful is cosmetic acupuncture? A 1996 study published in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture showed that of 300 people who received facial acupuncture, 90% saw marked results after one course of treatment, which is 2 sessions a week for 5 weeks.

How long your new look will last depends a lot on your lifestyle, and whether you are willing to address other areas that may need attention such as exercise, nutrition, and stress reduction. But at a fraction of the cost of other procedures, cosmetic acupuncture is a sound alternative that can restore your radiant glow both inside and out.

A one and a half hour session is scheduled to include a complete evaluation, diagnosis and overall body balancing treatment. We then schedule a course of treatments that run two times per week for five weeks. During this time, herbs and foods may be prescribed that are specifically tailored for your overall health and your stated goals for facial rejuvenation. You may also be given qi gong exercises and recommendations for skin care.

Links to articles:
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/13/fashion/13SKIN.html

http://www.usatoday.com/life/lifestyle/2004-12-06-acupuncture_x.htm

http://www.webmd.com/skin-beauty/features/acupuncture-new-facelift

Cosmetic Acupuncture -

Mark Hernandez, L.Ac.

Lic # AC01388

Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Phone: (469) 867-1841

HernandezEasternMedicine@gmail.com

Main Office: Highland Park Area / SMU: 6211 W Northwest Highway Suite C260, Dallas, TX, 75225