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What is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture?
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a painless, non-surgical method of reducing the signs of the aging process. Though Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture can sometimes be referred to as an Acupuncture Facelift, it is more than a cosmetic procedure. It is a rejuvenation and revitalization process designed to help the whole body look and feel younger. The Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture treatment is based on the principles of Oriental Medicine and involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into particular areas of the face, ears, neck, hands, trunk, and legs along channels or meridians. Thus, practitioners of Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture know how to specifically affect the face while simultaneously treating the underlying factors that contributes to the aging process.
The Mei Zen Plan is a primary and basic foundational plan of 12 Sessions. Your first visit is a Comprehensive Evaluation to determine your overall health needs, to make a Chinese diagnosis, assessment of what is the primary area of care (Face, Neck, Decollete or all areas) followed by your first body balancing Acupuncture treatment.
This sets the stage for the cosmetic series. Thereafter, we then schedule a course of treatments for sessions twice weekly for 6 weeks. If you prefer, you may come once weekly after the first 3 weeks of care. As a part of your Mei-Zen Acupuncture system the appropriate skin care products that assist with healing, nutritional supplements and or Chinese Herbs will be recommended for you. The use of our recommended herbs and foods are paramount for your overall health and stated goals for your facial rejuvenation. (Patients who are using skin care products and not getting the results they want will be asked to discontinue their use during their Me-Zen treatment.)
All patients will be asked to use our recommended products. For example, we may recommend vitamins that support the skin, stabilize skin membranes, protect against free radical damage and offer glandular support such has high grade Vitamin E and silicon. We also recommend that you do at home specific skin care on a daily basis, such as night cream therapy and bi-weekly skin masques.
If you suffer with specific health challenges, they may need to be dealt with first, before commencing Mei-Zen Acupuncture care. In advance of your first visit you will be asked to share your food choices, exercise regime and lifestyle. Corrections to your lifestyle will be made by Dr. Scott.
This first visit includes a complete assessment of the patient, including a discussion of patient expectations, determination of treatment needs and lab testing if medically necessary, evaluation of diet and lifestyle factors, discussion of patient responsibilities. A follow-up visit will be scheduled to discuss your treatment plan, along with your first treatment. There are specific facial products that are a part of your treatment for which there is an extra charge.
**If additional sessions are required due to the individual needs of the patient, extra charges will be discussed in advance. The length of time of treatment is based upon a combination of factors including: age of the patient, condition of the skin, lifestyle, pulse diagnosis factors, Chinese tongue diagnosis, diet and further evaluation of internal organ and meridian circulation.**
Recommended Cosmetic Chinese Herbal Formulas:
Recommended Cosmetic Facial Products:
Recommended Cosmetic and Glandular Vitamin Supplementation:
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