It takes 3-5 days to notice the effects of botox injections, and the effects last 4-6 months. botox® injections are used to smooth furrowed wrinkles, on the upper third of the face such as forehead lines, furrows between the eyebrows and lines around the eyes crow's feet. botox is a natural purified protein. studies show that it works locally, only where it is injected, and patients usually do not develop tolerance to it. It has even been known to last longer with subsequent injections.
The object of these Botox injections is not to freeze normal facial expressions, but to soften unwanted lines. This should be done in an artistic way, allowing for softening of wrinkles without an unnatural look. A topical numbing cream is applied onto the skin; a fine needle is used to inject small amounts of Botox under the skin in the areas where there are wrinkles caused by muscles of expression, crow's feet, frown furrows and forehead lines. Maintenance is generally three times a year.
Based on top research in plastic surgery and dermatological journals, dr. mir has created an extensive arsenal of her own medical chemical peels. These professional peels are uniquely custom designed to target multiple complexion problems on any skin type or ethnicity. The peels slowly dissolve the damaged layers of skin while stimulating collagen formation. Depending on the type and strength of the peel and the time it is left in contact with the skin (as controlled by Dr. Mir), this even shedding of several layers of the skin creates a fresh, new appearance. Additionally, it can solve a multitude of skin complexion problems. Chemical Peels are not limited to the face, and can be performed on the neck, chest, hands, arms, shoulders and legs.
UltraSound Facial Tightening
Ultrasound Facial Tightening customizes a pharmaceutical concentrated formula of anti aging, skin firming vitamins, and skin tightening medicines. The ultrasound uses a current that takes the formula and penetrates all the ingredients deep through the skin down to the muscle and fat.
RADIESSE® - Volumizing filler adds volume and lift to facial features. A great solution for erasing lines and folds by replacing lost structure with immediate volume. What makes Radiesse® truly unique is the ability of the product that adds volume and lift, providing structure and stimulating your own natural collagen to grow. The production of natural collagen continues for several months. Best of all, the natural results are clinically proven to last a year or more in many patients. Radiesse® is not for lips.
A treatment using injectable fillers to non-surgically remove lines and plump, define, sculpt and shape area of the face.
Hyaluronic Acid filler are also known as Restylane or Perlane or Juvederm. They are made of a substance found naturally in the body. They can be used to fill in deep or superficial lines on the face. Because it is not a protein - it is a carbohydrate similar to sugar - there are almost no allergic reactions to it. Therefore, no allergy test is necessary.
Since treatment results last from 6 months to one year (depending on the type of Hyaluronic Filler) this type of treatment is good for those looking for results that last longer than collagen alone and without allergy risks.
Hyaluronic Acid is extremely effective for :
- Folds and wrinkles of the face
- Accenting and plumping lip size
- Smooth vertical lip lines
- Acne scars
- Naso-labial folds or upper and lower laugh lines
- Frown lines
- Forehead wrinkles and frown lines
- Depressed corners of the mouth
- Certain skin defects and scars
- Filling of hollow sunken look of the eyes
- Augmentation of cheek bones, chin or bridge of the nose
Sclerotherapy is an effective, safe and easy way to eliminate visible surface veins. It consists of a series of injections scheduled in two-week intervals. Injections are done using the smallest and finest needles available, and a solution injected into a vein to eventually dissolve the vein.
At your first exam we will determine the number of sessions you will need to achieve the results you want. On average, most people will need 3 sessions. However, number of sessions does also depend on size of veins and amount of area that are desired to be treated. Each treatment requires only 30 minutes of time. Sclerotherapy is effective for all veins, from the larger varicose veins to the smallest spider veins. Sclerotherapy is a safe, simple and effective method of treating unwanted veins. It is minimally invasive and virtually painless. When sclerotherapy is done, anesthesia is not necessary, and you may resume normal activity immediately.
Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory medication that can be used to rapidly shrink large pimples or sporadic breakouts. When diluted and injected into a large pimple, it treats inflammation associated with the acne breakout. Because the inflammation is diminished, you will start to see shrinking of the acne and breakout spot more rapidly than with topical treatments alone. This is especially beneficial if done the day before big events.
Thermage, is a breakthrough, non-surgical, non-invasive, FDA approved procedure for tissue tightening. Contouring, lifting saggy baggy fatty skin of the eyes, face and body, a new radio frequency-based device, is designed to non-surgically and non-invasively tighten tissue of the face, jaw line, neck and around the eyes. It will tighten and lift loose facial and neck skin, tighten and lift the skin around the eyes, reduce the depth of facial wrinkles and even reduce acne and acne scars - all without damaging the surface of the skin.
What is KYBELLA® (deoxycholic acid) injection 10 mg/mL?
KYBELLA® is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.
Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin, KYBELLA®destroys fat cells, resulting in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin. Once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat, so further treatment is not expected once you reach your desired aesthetic goal.
MirBridal is a total skin care program beginning at the time of engagement continuing through the wedding day, offering unique services to the bride consisting of a physician consultation, advanced skin care products and cosmetic dermatology. Some of the cosmetic dermatology treatments offered include chemical peels, microdermabrasion, botox, sugar-gel wrinkle fillers, lip augmentation and Thermage/Therma-cool Laser, in order to tighten and lift loose facial and neck skin, tighten and lift the skin around the eyes, reduce the depth of facial wrinkles, even reduce acne and acne scars and acne pitting. Whether you have 2 days or 1 year until your big day, you need accurate and professional education on how to take care of your complexion. MirBridal will provide both the education and options you have regarding treatments and products. MirBridal will be your step to perfect skin now, on your wedding day and happily ever after.
Myer’s Cocktail is a safe, effective, and minimally invasive therapy that is well tolerated by most people. It carries a low risk of serious adverse side effects. Advantages include increased energy, an immune system boost, improved mental clarity and a sense of overall wellness. A Myer’s Cocktail is a combination of vitamins and electrolytes given intravenously in high therapeutic doses.
The formulation that we use has Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Gluconate, B-Complex, Vitamin C, Dexpanthenol, and Pyridoxine. Having the mixture added directly into the blood allows more thorough and rapid absorption of the nutrients. This is because by going directly into the blood, it bypasses the digestive system, where most nutrients are poorly absorbed and mostly eliminated. In fact for the majority of the population, over 50% of the vitamins and minerals taken by mouth are lost through urine and stool!
Benefits of Myer's Cocktail:
- Almost anyone will feel the benefit of this therapy, including athletes, individuals wanting to improve and maintain their overall health, those under acute or chronic stress, students, those with compromised immune status, etc.
- Relief can be obtained from numerous conditions after IV Nutrient administration, including (but not limited to):
- Increases energy helps with Fatigue and Low energy.
- Stress, Anxiety and Depression-decreased depression and anxiety.
- Improved mood.
- Faster recovery times from Colds and Flu.
- Poor memory and concentration- improved mental clarity.
- Less illness.
- Seasonal Allergies, Asthma, Sinusitis.
- Eczema, Acne and other skin conditions.
- Hormonal imbalance.
- Muscle spasm and pain, Muscle recovery and endurance.
- Arthritis and Chronic Pain.
- Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue syndrome.
B12 vitamin is essential in body health, but b12 is also very difficult to find in foods. As a result many people are deficient in B12.
Benefits of B12 shots:
- Increased energy
- Fights fatigue
- Increased metabolism
- Highly recommended mood booster
- Supports immune system
- Improved memory
With the B12 injection, you retain almost all the B12 – none gets lost in the digestive process.
Cortisone shots for Pimples- Cystic and nodular pimples are deep under the surface of the skin and are therefore resistant to topical treatment. Sometimes cysts and nodules can last for weeks or even months if left untreated, and can scar.
If you have a this type of a breakout, cyst or nodule and you have a big event on the horizon like prom, a wedding, a big birthday etc., a cortisone shot is a way to quickly reduce swelling and heal the lesion. A cortisone shot can also help reduce scarring. Cortisone shots do not need be reserved for special occasions. They are an excellent way to quickly reduce the size and speed up the healing of large pimples. Most times as quickly as overnight !
Cortisone shots can also be used to to reduce size and thickness of keyloid scars.