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Bio-Therapeutic Microcurrent Technology

Microcurrent Facials are known to be the most effective non-surgical method to take years off the face.

The Bio-Ultimate Platinum: As featured on “Oprah”

A Bio-Ultimate microcurrent treatment was performed during a feature on Oprah titled “Look 10 years younger in 10 days”. The Bio-Ultimate Platinum has been touted to be “the single most powerful tool for skin therapists.” Not all microcurrent equipment is created equally. The ability of microcurrent to positively effect the tissue and the results that are achieved are completely dependent on not only the sophistication and engineering of the machine, but also on expert application by a trained practitioner.

Microcurrent is a low level of electricity that mirrors the body‘s own natural electrical currents, triggering chemical reactions at a cellular level to enhance the production of natural collagen and elastin, provide circulatory benefits, and re-educate the muscles of the face.
The result is immediate firming, smoothing, and re-hydration of the skin while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Microcurrent lifts, sculpts and tightens, provides immediate results, and has no downtime.

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How Does Microcurrent for Facial and Neck Improvement Work?

We first need to understand what causes our facial skin to wrinkle and sag. As we age, our muscles become accustomed to certain expressions and tend to get stuck in these positions. A great example of this is the furrow between the eyebrows.

At the same time, other muscles in our face are hardly ever used, and they begin to atrophy, which leads to sagging. An example of this can often be seen around our jaw line, chin and neck where we tend to develop sagging or loss of definition as we get older.

By the age of 45, the upper cheek muscles may elongate by as much as half an inch, dragging the skin over the cheeks downward to form plump little pouches at the corners of the mouth. The muscles under the chin become loose and the jaw line loses its firm contour.

Additionally, as we age, skin cells become less active, leading to a breakdown of collagen and elastin.

There are 32 different muscles of the face that are manipulated during the microcurrent facial treatment. The treatment lifts, smoothes, tightens and tones. Probes are used to physically move the muscle into the desired position to perform muscle re-education – the process of lengthening or shortening muscles. Having muscle re-education movements performed in a series re-trains the muscles to maintain this new contour. Microcurrent treatment allows the muscles the necessary energy to keep their tension in this new contour.

Since you are re-educating the muscle tissue, it is crucial that you receive a series of treatments for results to reach their maximum potential. Once a series is completed, the results can be maintained by coming in every 4-6 weeks for maintenance treatments. Additionally, a series can be repeated every few years. If the full series of treatments is completed and maintenance sessions are continued on a monthly basis, results should last 3-4 years.

The Bio-Ultimate Age Defying Facial™ is one of the fastest growing services in the esthetic anti-aging industry today. Microcurrent has been proven to provide the following:

  • 500% increase in cellular energy (ATP) to muscle cells leading to increased muscular tone
  • 12% increase in 20 days in natural collagen production to increase hydration and fullness
  • 48% increase in 20 days in natural elastin production
  • 39% increase in 20 days in blood circulation
 

What are the benefits of Microcurrent Treatments?

 
  • Diminished appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improved muscle tone in face and neck
  • Improved circulation
  • Lifting of jowls and eyebrows
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Product penetration
  • Smoother, firmer skin
  • Hydrated and revitalized skin
  • Improved elasticity
  • Single Microcurrent treatments are perfect for special occasions or a quick pick-me-up. Can give an instant lift lasting up to two days.
  • Excellent for post surgical facelift to maintain the lift and treat blood stasis, scarring, and numbness.

Recommended Treatments

The number of sessions depends on the client age and skin condition. The effects of microcurrent are immediate and cumulative. Clients go through a series of treatments followed by regular maintenance to keep a more youthful appearance. Each time a treatment is performed the new contour maintains its position better and longer. Typically clients will notice about 5 year reduction in facial aging after several treatments.

The following are general and approximate guidelines for frequency of treatment:

  • 20 – 30 years old: Preventative, to slow down the aging process
  • 30 – 35 years old: Initial series of 6, once per week
    • Maintenance every 6-8 weeks
  • 35 – 40 years old: Initial series of 8-10, once to twice per week
    • Maintenance every 4-6 weeks
  • 40 – 50 years old: Initial series of 10-12, once to twice per week
    • Maintenance every 4-6 weeks
  • 50 – 60 years old: Initial series of 12-15, once to twice per week
    • Maintenance every 4-6 weeks
  • 60 plus years old: Initial series of 15-18, ideally twice per week
    • Maintenance every 4 weeks
  • Perfect for special occasions or a quick pick-me-up for an instant lift lasting up to two days.
  • Excellent for post surgical facelift to maintain the lift and treat blood stasis, scarring, and numbness.

Individuals with the following should not receive microcurrent:

  • Pacemaker
  • Pregnancy
  • Thrombosis
  • Phlebitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Cancer

If you have had a botox or filler treatment, we recommend to wait two weeks to receive a microcurrent facial. However, there is no downtime after a microcurrent facial. Patients who regularly get microcurrent facials actually lessen the need for and frequency of botox.

FAQ's

What exactly is FDA approved Microcurrent Technology?

Microcurrent services for cosmetic anti-aging treatments stimulate ATP (adenosine triphosphate) to enhance collagen and elastin production. These treatment discussions can be found in age management magazines, in fashion articles that feature skin care, and on just about every website you visit there is discussion about boosting levels of collagen and elastin and equally important, retaining that which we possess. Moreover, we are hearing much more about microcurrent in marketing materials at large and some product companies claim to have "microcurrent particles" within their product. Interesting...., yes. In skin care microcurrent is a buzzword, no doubt.

An analogy that can be made with respect to microcurrent and skin health is the correlation to fitness and the benefits of exercising the body. We know that through exercise we can increase our sluggish metabolism by working the exercise program. Secondly, by working a muscle it becomes strengthened . Finally, by stimulating circulation through improving cardiac functions, we decrease inflammation and ultimately increase stamina and energy. The same is true for our skin; by being consistent with our skin care habits we can protect, stimulate, and maintain our skin's beauty, function, and longevity.

Benefits of Microcurrent Services

Studies have shown that microcurrent services are shown to naturally increase ATP levels and thus increase collagen and elastin production. Bio-Therapeutic microcurrent devices contain Suzuki Sequencing, a platform technology which allows for a focused delivery of product and a broad array of options for reaching target areas and stimulating ATP. The system uses two technician held hand pieces, which are for stimulating muscle groups in the face and neck, with a mild form of electricity. Each visit is increased until a final "Maintenance Level" is reached. The treatment is relaxing, painless, and therapeutic for strengthening the facial muscles as well as being beneficial for collagen, elastin production and overall hydration of the skin. Here are a few quick facts on microcurrent:

Microcurrent is an extremely low level of electricity that mirrors the body's own natural electrical rhythms.

Microcurrent acts as an external source of energy that the body can use to accelerate healthier looking skin.

Nearly all studies showing the benefits of microcurrent have been performed using alternating current less than 400Ua

Ionizing product with microcurrent shows immediate hydration of the skin.

Bio-Therapetic microcurrent technology was originally created over 30 years ago!

Client commitment

Routine microcurrent services can address most client requests for increased hydration and suppleness regardless of past history of photodamage or negligence. Taking this a step further, by commiting to a regular monthly microcurrent service* and by using professional products, the results can definitely help with the health of the skin and the overall aging process. Also wonderful for maintaining results from laser treatments. * Note: for special events, a single treatment can be done just before the event, without completing an initial "series". Your skin will be hydrated and "glow".

*Initially a client needs to complete 6-8 visits which are bi-weekly or weekly. Initial consulltation will be more detailed and customized to your skin. Each subsequent visit allows for an increase in therapy level which enables us to gradually reach full therapeutic and maintenance levels. Once completed, monthly visits are all that's needed. Packages available for discounted pricing