Aquagold Fine Touch In Dearborn, Michigan

 

Some people stay away from skin treatments because they don’t like needles, or don’t want to look like they’ve had work done. Now there’s Aquagold® Fine Touch™, a new micro channeling treatment to improve damaged skin with no bruising or downtime. Aquagold is a revolutionary microneedle device that contains 24 karat needles, each of which is smaller than a hair follicle. This device delivers products such as platelet-rich-plasma, dermal fillers, muscle relaxants, retinol, and antioxidants directly into the skin.

Applying anti-aging products directly under the skin allows them to be absorbed much more effectively and with a much longer duration of effectiveness because these products do not have to bypass the natural protective barrier of the skin. Deeper penetration of these active ingredients results in a more healthy and vibrant appearance of the skin. Aquagold is a versatile tool for treating a number of cosmetic facial issues such as:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Acne scarring
  • Decreased skin elasticity
  • Loss of facial volume

Treatment benefits:

Shrinks pore with micro-botox

Smooth skin with a dermal micro-hyaluronic gel such as Juvederm or Restylane

Improve superficial acne scarring with micro-hyaluronic gel

Enhance laser treatments with micro-serums containing growth factors

Brighten skin with micro-pigments reducers

Painless procedure with minimal potential short term redness

How It Works

Depending on a patient’s concerns and desired results, we are able to fully customize the solution to be applied with the microchannel device. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is the primary ingredient in the treatment. It offers the following benefits:

  • Stimulates collagen and elastin production to thicken and tighten thinning skin
  • Improves skin tone and texture
  • Smooths fine lines and wrinkles
  • Acts as an antioxidant and has hydrating properties

These benefits will not be seen immediately but will improve gradually over the months. The solution can be customized with other ingredients to maximize results.

  • Botox® or Xeominin small levels at the surface of the skin, where it is not near a muscle, improves the size of the pores and decreases redness over time. This can help acne. The muscle relaxants provide a natural, gentle smoothing of the skin.
  • Deeper wrinkles often require larger needles and more volume. This is accomplished with Juvederm® dermal fillers. Micro channeling with Juvederm® dermal filler provides a natural-looking increase in skin suppleness.

Aquagold works best in a series of three treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart. Results appear slowly and naturally as the PRP amplifies the natural growth factors your body uses to heal tissue.

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Because the Aquagold treatment offers buildable results, it works well with other treatments. Used in conjunction with deeper dermal filler injections or after laser treatment, Aquagold can enhance results.

It is also an ideal addition to surgical facial rejuvenation, such as face-lift surgery, and can help maintain results.

Schedule your Aquagold treatment by contacting/Texting MI Body Contours & Cosmetics today at (313) 846-7987 to schedule a consultation.

Best Candidates

aquagold candidate before after imageAquaGold is best used for patients who are looking for a softer, more youthful appearance but do not require dramatic changes.

Micro channeling treats the superficial layers of the skin to provide a moderate, though noticeable, improvement in skin texture, reduction of fine lines and wrinkles, and an increase in collagen production.

While micro channeling is not a replacement for injectable treatments, the small size allows for treating tighter spaces, and the small volume of solution that is applied helps to ensure an even, natural result.

It can be effectively used on the face, neck, and décolletage.

Procedure

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The procedure is virtually pain-free. Unlike many dermal fillers injections, the treatment does not require an anesthetic. The skin of the face is cleansed, and the chosen ingredients are placed in the sterile tube of the Aquagold device. It is then pressed into the skin in an overlapping pattern. Drugs and products are being delivered into the skin, not on it or underneath it. The device works with 20 tiny, precisely spaced needles delivering product into the skin at the ideal depth of 600 microns. The hollow needles hold the product. The needles sit on a platform and are smaller than a human hair. The needles are inserted into the skin and then pulled back out, leaving the product behind. This creates a soft, natural-looking result, leaving the face looking smoother, tighter, and rejuvenated. The microneedles stimulate cellular renewal in the upper layer of the skin through gentle needling, while the solution is dispersed into the dermis to enhance results.

PRP treatment is:

  • Safe because it uses your own natural elements, i.e. your blood. PRP is not a new treatment. Hospitals have used PRP since the 1970s to improve musculoskeletal problems.
  • Rich in growth factors.
  • Long-lasting. After a series of three treatments, results can still be recognized at 12-18 months. Maintenance treatments are recommended every 3-6 months.

This is a quick and simple treatment that is performed in the office. Patients will need to have their blood drawn and spun, bringing the appointment length to one hour. We offer two types of Aquagold treatments:

Aquagold Vampire

 

  • Consists of drawing the patient’s blood and deriving concentrated platelet-rich plasma from it.
  • Uses the Aquagold micro channeling device to place the PRP into the dermis of the skin.
  • Has a downtime of 1-2 days of mild redness
  • Costs $500 each treatment or $1800 for a series of 4.
  • Four treatments are recommended spaced 10-12 weeks apart.
Aquagold Deluxe

 

  • Consists of drawing the patient’s blood and deriving concentrated platelet-rich plasma from it.
  • The PRP is mixed with Botox® or Xeomin™ muscle relaxant and a Restylane® hyaluronic acid filler into the Aquagold device.
  • Uses the Aquagold micro channeling device to place the solution into the dermis of the skin.
  • With this mixture, patients can expect more hydration, decrease in daily facial redness, pore size reduction, and oil reduction.
  • Has a downtime of 1-2 days of mild redness.
  • Costs $850 each treatment or $3000 for a series of four.
  • Three treatments are recommended spaced 10-12 weeks apart.

Recovery

recovery before after imageThere is little or no downtime after the procedure. There may be a little redness for 1-2 days, but no bruising or chance of a frozen muscle look. The only restriction after the procedure is that you can’t wash your face for three to four hours.

Patients get an immediate improvement on their faces, necks, or décolletage for several months. This procedure can be done every 3-4 months to get accumulative improvement.

  

In order to get the best results from the treatment, we are adding the Micro-Serum intensive treatment from Neocutis® in the AquaGold cocktail recipe.

The Micro-Serum product from Neocutis® is breakthrough leverage which maximizes the skin’s natural ability to repair itself and to produce new collagen and elastin both before and after anti-aging treatments.

Consultation

MI Body Contours & Cosmetics prefers that all clients come in for an initial consultation with a Quantificare analysis before treatment commences. The skin is thoroughly analyzed, and a treatment plan is tailored to each patient’s face, goals and budget. The patient can do as little or as much as he or she desires. There are almost always treatment alternatives based on factors such as time available for results, skin type, skin condition, and budget. Progress is tracked with Quantificare hi-resolution photos to determine what is or is not working. The sooner you start, the sooner you will see improvement.

Contact/Text us at (313) 846-7987 or schedule your free consultation today.