Facial Rejuvenation Using Micro-current and Acupuncture Facial rejuvenation is a cosmetic treatment to restore a more youthful appearance to the face. It can lessen fine lines and deeper wrinkles. This can be accomplished by both surgical or non-surgical options. Facial rejuvenation using microcurrent or acupuncture is non-surgical, painless, and requires no extensive healing time! It is considerably safe , gentle , non-invasive , and works with bodys natural energy system. It augments the bodys own natural bio-electric healing ability with no risk of overdose or overstimulation. Other advantages over a surgical option are that it improves circulation, as well as improves elasticity, which allows the skin for to feel firmer to touch. In microcurrent therapy, the theory is that electrical stimulation using very small currents will rejuvenate the skin. With already proven results in wound healing, now we are starting to use this also for lessening signs of facial aging. It can get rid of lines, wrinkles, and tone facial muscles. It also increases elastin fiblers, collage, and number of blood vessels. It is currently very popular in Europe and especially with celebrities who prefer not to get a surgical facelift. Muscular Re-education of the Face (MRF) uses microcurrent applied through two thin probes, which slightly feel stimulating. It works by restoring tone and tightness to the muscles of the face, which then allows the skin to which they are attached to further tighten. Compared to other types of non-surgical procedures like injections (Botox, Juvederm), micro-current has many less side effects and a shorter healing time. For example, Botox injections are invasive because they penetrate the skin, and need to be repeated up to 3-6 times per year, often leading to a wax museum facial appearance. Laser- patients (another type of MRF) report many side effects, such as peeling , swelling, redness, and there is much longer (3-14 days) downtime before returning to work. , and Thermage (another type of MRF). means heating deep layers of skin, with average cost in the thousands. Microcurrent is safe and relaxing, and has additional side effects such as lowering of high blood pressure, lowering bad cholesterol and sometimes weight loss (contraindication for people with epilepsy). Another advantage of micro-current in combination with acupuncture is in its holistic approach that addresses the actual causes of skin aging and aim to correct underlying imbalances. Along with the use of micro-current, hair thin acupuncture needles are inserted into different pressure points on the face to improve circulation and stimulates production of collagen. This can add firmness and a more youthful tone , to viagra as well as nourishing and rehydrating the skin. Amita Holistic Healing Center believes in a wide range of Integrated therapies that combine many aspects of non-traditional medicine and alternative medicine, giving you the best aspects of a wide variety of methods. We take pride in our integration of homeopathy, micro-current, magnetic stimulation, acupuncture, Reiki, as well as many other treatment modalities not offered in a typical medical setting. Be sure to speak with Dr. Yakovleva about an individualized therapeutic program designed for you at your first appointment. Call 718-375-1144 to make an appointment today!