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The Ins and Outs of Pro-Nox

If you’re sensitive to pain or your nerves are preventing you from committing to a cosmetic procedure, working with a practitioner like Dr. Hermann is your first step toward a successful, comfortable experience. Dr. Hermann offers Pro-Nox to patients who want to be more relaxed and have less pain during their aesthetic treatment.

What Is It?

Pro-Nox is a patient-controlled pain management system that delivers a blend of 50% oxygen and 50% nitrous oxide to the brain through a plastic mouthpiece. After just a few in-and-out breaths, you will feel relaxed and ready for your treatment. Patients appreciate that because they know themselves best; they know how much pain relief they’ll need and can stop and start the gas as they require. Self administration of analgesics alone can relieve a lot of anxiety patients have over accepting such treatments. There is no fear of “not waking up,” the treatment wearing off, or being out of control of their pain levels.

The effects of Pro-Nox wear off quickly once administration has stopped. After about 20 minutes, the gas is out of your system completely, so there’s no need to worry about taking extra time off or having someone with you during your cosmetic treatment. Continue reading “The Ins and Outs of Pro-Nox” »

Benefits of Microneedling with PRP

What damage shows on the surface of your skin? Do you have acne scars that never faded, or wrinkles that age you a few years? Whatever skin imperfection you’re tired of seeing, microneedling with PRP can make them disappear.

Microneedling with PRP is a powerful treatment that resurfaces the skin by triggering accelerated healing. Here’s what you should know about preparing for your own Eclipse Micro-Needling skin resurfacing treatment in the New Year.

What Is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that creates tiny, controlled injuries to stimulate healing deep in the dermis. This comfortable and simple procedure uses an Eclipse Dermapen with 12 tiny, painless needles. As the Micropen glides across your skin, the points create controlled injuries at various depths in your skin. This stimulates the body’s natural reaction to produce collagen, growth factors, and cytokines to fill and heal the wounds.

Though you can’t even feel the injuries that microneedling creates, those injuries immediately initiate collagen and elastin synthesis that make it possible for the skin tissue to regenerate and heal. Everything from skin tone and texture to wrinkles and pitted acne scars can be treated with microneedling. Continue reading “Benefits of Microneedling with PRP” »

Why Sculptra Is the Perfect Anti-Aging Solution

We live in a society where youth is one of the most highly valued assets. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most difficult to protect. You don’t want to look older than your true age, but the cumulative effects of the sun, stress, environmental toxins, and lost collagen damage your skin.

Thankfully, we have access to simple and safe dermal fillers that can reverse your most unwanted signs of aging and rejuvenate your appearance. Sculptra in particular is the perfect anti-aging solution.

Sculptra’s Unique Formula

Sculptra is a liquid solution injected into the face, just like Juvederm, Radiesse, and other fillers. But rather than providing immediate results that may not look entirely natural, Sculptra works by gradually and subtly adding volume to the face to eliminate signs of aging. It is a long lasting solution rather than an overnight miracle.

This one-of-a-kind anti-aging technique works over time to develop the extra volume needed in the face to restore lost cheek volume, soften harsh cheekbones, contour the jawline, and fill in deep folds that run from the nose to the mouth. Continue reading “Why Sculptra Is the Perfect Anti-Aging Solution” »

Pronox For Pain Control

Whether you’re undergoing laser hair removal or busting unwanted fat with CoolSculpting, you want to guarantee that pain won’t stand in your way. If your minor procedure has the potential to be a painful or emotional experience, you want to manage your pain and anxiety as effectively as possible.

But how? You can’t exactly load up on ibuprofen or take a sleeping pill. ProNox has the answer!

What Is ProNox?

ProNox makes it possible to enjoy a pleasant experience with positive memories, regardless of the treatment you’re receiving. It is a 50/50 blend of nitrous oxide and oxygen designed to interrupt your instinctual fear-pain cycle.

Unlike other pain relief options, ProNox is unique because it’s patient-administered. This helps you feel in total control of your procedure experience. ProNox sets in quickly, so you can trust that any pain or discomfort will rapidly be replaced with relief and comfort. Continue reading “Pronox For Pain Control” »

CoolSculpting vs. Liposuction: Everything You Need to Know

We all want tight, smooth, youthful contours, but what is the best way to get the body that you want? Beyond eating well and exercising regularly, you may also consider cosmetic treatments to help you look and feel your best.

Liposuction and CoolSculpting are two popular treatments designed to improve your appearance. Here’s everything you need to know about their similarities and differences.

What Is Liposuction? Will It Work For Me?

Liposuction has been used for decades to suction stubborn fat from the body. It isn’t designed to help you lose weight, but instead to remove stores of fat so that you can reach your aesthetic goals.

Traditional liposuction is the original form of liposuction. This procedure uses a cannula to break up your unwanted body fat and suction it out of the body. This is an effective treatment, but you also have the option of the newer Ultrasonic liposuction that emits ultrasonic energy to break up stores of fat instead.

Liposuction certainly has its pros and cons. It usually needs to be carried out under general anesthesia, which makes liposuction a more complex procedure with a distinct recovery period. It can also leave scars and cause infection. Continue reading “CoolSculpting vs. Liposuction: Everything You Need to Know” »

Want to Look Younger? Juvederm Voluma and Vollure Are Your Secret Weapons

You can’t stop each birthday from ticking by, but you can certainly stop those birthdays from causing your skin to look older. Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are the fastest growing non-invasive facial procedures in the Tampa area, and for good reason. Fillers that utilize the natural plumping capabilities of hyaluronic acid, like Juvederm Voluma and Vollure, have the power to erase unwanted signs of aging and leave your skin looking younger and healthier.

Juvederm Voluma: Redefine Your Cheeks

There is no way to deny that your skin loses firmness, volume, and moisture as you age. This is largely due to a decreased supply of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. Without sufficient levels of those essential skincare components, your cheeks start to appear thin and sunken. The good news is that Juvederm Voluma is specifically formulated to combat lost volume in the cheek region. Continue reading “Want to Look Younger? Juvederm Voluma and Vollure Are Your Secret Weapons” »

How to Treat Your Skin to Some Holiday TLC

The holiday season is officially upon us, which means that the next month will fly by in a flurry of gifts, parties, and delicious meals. Take some time this winter to splurge on yourself as well by giving your skin some extra TLC. The following cosmetic and spa treatments can transform your complexion, revive your skin, and help you welcome 2018 while looking like it’s 2010!

Relax During a Facial

A facial is the perfect way to supplement your at-home skincare regimen because it is meant to exfoliate and nourish your skin. Regular exfoliation and nourishment prevent signs of aging from accumulating on your face and dulling your appearance. Since facials can be customized to meet your exact needs, you will get the results you want! A Classic Facial, for instance, utilizes exfoliation, steam, pore cleansing, extractions, and a massage in order to address concerns such as skin congestion, sensitivity, and loss of firmness. Other specialized facial options include the Vitamin C facial, the Organic Tropical Facial, and the Pre-Teen Facial.   Continue reading “How to Treat Your Skin to Some Holiday TLC” »

Which Juvederm Filler Do You Need?

Getting older has its benefits and drawbacks, but is the extra wisdom really worth the extra wrinkles? Thanks to dermal fillers like Juvederm, you no longer have to pick between the two! Juvederm is one of the most widely used family of dermal fillers because its hyaluronic acid formula can subtly and efficiently resolve such a wide range of age-related skin imperfections. So which variation of Juvederm do you need to feel like the best version of yourself?

If You Want Plumper, Sexier Lips

Juvederm Volbella is FDA-approved specifically for lip augmentation. It naturally and subtly enhances your pout so that your lips are noticeable without looking obviously “worked on.” Volbella is formulated with a unique blend of low and high molecular weight hyaluronic acid molecules. This not only helps the hyaluronic acid blend nicely within the skin, but it also ensures that Volbella is more durable and maintains results longer than other similar fillers. Continue reading “Which Juvederm Filler Do You Need?” »

3 Reasons Pellet Therapy is the Best Choice in Hormone Therapy

Your hormones will fluctuate as you get older, and unfortunately there is no way to avoid it. Diminishing testosterone levels in particular can leave you feeling like a shell of your former self. You may not have the energy, drive, motivation, or endurance to enjoy the activities you once took for granted. While this is a frustrating and often embarrassing problem, your testosterone imbalance can actually be easily solved! Hormone therapy using tiny pellets under the skin is by far the most efficient method to restore your vitality.

Set It and Forget It

Hormone pellets are no bigger than a Tic Tac! One tiny pellet contains a customized dosage of testosterone. That pellet is inserted into an area around your upper hip. You barely feel anything during the insertion process since it is completed under local anesthesia. Once it is situated in your body, the pellet delivers a consistent and healthy level of hormones every day. You don’t need to remember to take a pill or apply a cream, because the invisible pellet does all the work! You just get to focus on living a better and more rewarding life. Continue reading “3 Reasons Pellet Therapy is the Best Choice in Hormone Therapy” »

Eclipse Micro-Needling Skin Resurfacing: Preparing For Your Treatment

Does tired, dull, damaged skin stare back at you in the mirror? If so, it is a sign that the aging process and harmful environmental factors have combined to deteriorate your skin quality and appearance.

Fortunately, it’s pretty simple to reverse that damage and restore vitality to your skin. Microneedling is a powerful treatment that resurfaces the skin by triggering accelerated healing, which is why it’s considered one of the best-kept secrets in the beauty industry. Here’s what you should know about preparing for your own Eclipse Micro-Needling skin resurfacing treatment before the holidays.

What Is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that creates tiny, controlled injuries to stimulate healing deep in the dermis. This comfortable and simple procedure uses an Eclipse Dermapen with 12 tiny, painless needles. As the Micropen glides across your skin, the points create controlled injuries at various depths in your skin. This stimulates the body’s natural reaction to produce collagen, growth factors, and cytokines to fill and heal the wounds.

Though you can’t even feel the injuries that microneedling creates, those injuries immediately initiate collagen and elastin synthesis that makes it possible for the skin tissue to regenerate and heal. Everything from skin tone and texture to wrinkles and pitted acne scars can be treated with microneedling! Continue reading “Eclipse Micro-Needling Skin Resurfacing: Preparing For Your Treatment” »