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Aesthetic medicine

Aesthetic medicine is a term that comprises all medical procedures that are aimed at improving the physical appearence and satisfaction of the patient, through the use of non-invasive to minimally invasive cosmetic techniques like botox, radio frequency, skin tightening, microdermabrasion, among others. Although aesthetic medicine procedures are typically elective, they can significantly improve quality of life, psychological well-being, and social function.

Patients who want to achieve this goals, now can acquire aesthetic medicine in Colombia at more reasonable prices than in the United States. With our team of professionals, traveling patients can even save 20 to 70% in comparison to local prices in the USA.

Some aesthetic procedures are the perfect addition for patients that have already undergone plastic surgery to complete their journey with those extra special treatments that, without a doubt, make a big difference.

Botox

Description

Botulinum toxine type A is a cosmetic form of botuline toxine purified and commercialized as an injectable that prevents, reduces or eliminates facial fine lines or wrinkles. Is a non-surgical procedure that smoothes the deep and persistent lines and wrinkles that develop over time.

The toxine blocks the nerve signals to the muscle in which it was injected. Without this signal, the muscle is not able to contract.

This non-invasive procedure is used to smooths or prevent crow’s feet, forehead furrows, frown lines, lip lines and bunny lines; diminish neck bands; improve the appearance of skin dimpling of the chin; lift the corners of the mouth and soften square jaw lines, among other uses.

Side effects are minimal and can include pain, headache, redness and flu-like symptons the first 24 hours after the procedure. In general is a safe technique when done by professionals.

The injections can be combine with other aesthetic procedures to improve the results. The effect of the toxine last from 4 to 6 months.

Microdermabrasion

Description

It is a non-invasive treatment which uses a mildly abrasive instrument to gently sand the skin, removing dead skin cells and thicker, uneven outer layers, thereby promoting cell regeneration, collagen production and elasticity.

This is an ideal technique to treat light scarring, acne and acne scars, discoloration, sun damage, stretch marks and enlarged pores.

Microdermabrasion does not use chemicals but a diamond tipped. So it is smooth, safe, consistent, accurate, completely painless.

Phototherapy

Description

Phototherapy is a cosmetic treatment that affects cellular metabolism for activation of skin tissue repair enzymes, collagenases, and vasodilation effects.

This technique improves the appearance of wrinkles, smooth pores and skin texture. The result is a firm and bright skin.

Postoperative Treatment

Description

Post-operative treatment group different cosmetic techniques that will allow the patient to recover from any plastic surgery procedure.

The main goal is causing well-being and relief after surgery discomfort. It starts in the immediate post-intervention time, to help accelerate as much as possible the recovery by reducing pain and inflammation, accelerating the disappearance of ecchymosis, promoting skin retraction and improving lymphatic circulation.

Facial Radio Frequency

Description

This is an aesthetic non-invasive technique that uses radiofrequency energy to heat tissue and stimulate subdermal collagen production in order to reduce the appearence of fine lines and loose skin.

Side effects are minimal when performed by an experienced professional.

Skin Tightening

Description

Skin tightening are non-invasive procedures that work by using targeted energy to heat deeper layers of the skin. This stimulates collagen and elastin production and gradually improves skin tone and texture, helps with body contouring and cellullite improvement by the stimulation its effect in activation of lymphatic circulation.

There are three main procedures used for achieving a more firm skin:

  • Ultrasound: sends heat deep into the skin.
  • Radiofrequency: heats the tissue beneath the skin.
  • Laser: sends heat deep into the skin and is very useful thightening the loose skin on the belly and upper arms.

These techniques can be used alone or in combination with other treatments for better results, depending on the case.

Final results are noticed 6 to 8 weeks after the procedure and can last 3 years.