What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?
A BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment is a simple, nonsurgical procedure that smoothes the deep, persistent lines between your brows that develop over time. One 10-minute treatment—a few tiny injections—relaxes the muscles that cause those lines to form and keeps them relaxed up to four months.BOTOX® Cosmetic has been widely tested. Now it’s approved by the FDA. The results are dramatic and apparent within days. In clinical trials, nearly 90% of the men and women surveyed rated the improvement in their brow lines as moderate to better.
Why comedos so colored, there are white-yellow-brown to black, what is the difference?
Comedos on the closed pores giving the appearance of white bumps on the skin surface. Comedos on large or air-opened pores will oxidize and with the melanin(skin color) will give a typical yellow, brown and black.
Why do I find comedos on my dry skin-face (if the cause of comedos is facial oil)?
Indonesia is located at the equator, has a warm temperature because the sun shines all the year, that is whypeople who live in Indonesia have more active oil to produce than those who live in colder areas.So that one of the factors causing comedos is : the oil is in the faces of everyonewho live in Indonesia. So if you finda dry skin, it is actually not literally dry, but rather said that the skin surface is being dehydrated under the normal or oily skin. When skin-dehydration happened (some of thecauses are: lack of water, Air Conditioner, is in acertain treatment like thinningand redden the skin, wrong face cream selection to use, internal factors, combined or others), there is an imbalance of water and oil levels in the face like oil dominance that will cause oil to rise, making comedos grow easier and multiply into quite a lot.
Why is in my oily face, there are so many large blackish-brown comedos mixed with acnes?
People with oily, dull and dirty face need to have an understanding of its own tips in cleaning and caring for his/her face which, if not or less appropriate: oil and dirt will continue to attached, accumulate, and stuck in the face. It was so easy for dirts to stick in the oily face since it is a fertile ground for bacteria to grow, comedos and acnes growing in the face and it feels much more difficult to clean. Oily face is so easy to be dirty, dull, filled with comedos and acnes.
So what is the most appropriate and effective way to clean up excess oil, comedos and acnesthat give a dirty look on my oily face and also comedos on my mother’s dehydrated skin face?
The only effective and smart step to clean the entire comedos without risky hard-squeezing is by doing the COMEDO PEELING. Without squeezing means: no pain and no redness. What is left is the opposite, you will really enjoy the 30 minutes of comfort from sweeping and softening process when comedos are getting out of your pores. Watch your acnes become dry, pores become clean and comedos-free, face looks clear, feels light and smooth, evenwith only one treatment.
How often to do this procedure in order to clean my face perfectly?
It is best if you got a problem with the cleanliness and comedos in the face to do the peeling in the beginning of each week like 4 times. 4-weeks therapy in series is an intense process to clear comedoseven the hardest and the deepest one, the more weeks of the therapy, you will find that the facial skin is getting clearer. After your face clean enough, all you need to do is tomaintain the health and clearness of the facial skin by doing comedo peeling like 2 weeks or once a month to remove monthly suspended dirts, oil or makeup and foundation that stuck in the face, which is not lifted with facial soap. Look out your face now, no longer dull, comedos and acnesleaving your face.
Why teenagers have acnes?
Teen is the age of activities, games, sweat, times spent in the school with so full of activities, excitement, including the stress itself.This is also the period whereteenagersbegin to learn to take care of hygiene and health of the skin, especially the face. Many teenagers do not know well how to clean the face after school and take care of acnes that started to appear, which actually only requires an additional time of less than 5 minutes per day. Remember that sweat from the face and neck are best wiped with tissue, throw it away after used (do notuse a handkerchief over and over again all day), maintaining the cleanliness of the hair, around the ears and neck are also important. Change the powder puff with a new one every 2 months, use the powder puff when the face is not in a wet / sweating condition, it is okay to begin to try the powder / cosmetics, ask your mother / sister who can guide you whenselectingthe powder / cosmetics that suit the teenage skin, limit its use when needed only. Take shower and change face towel every day, and change head pillow cases at least once a week. It is best for facewith acnesto know about the Milky Cleanser, use it first before cleaning the face with Special Facial Wash, finish it with aToner on a cotton face to close the opened pores when cleaning the face before. Go to sleep in a clean skin condition and has been touched with Acne Medication. Last but not least, ask dr.Oliviafor Special Tips for your face and do the light and effective Peelingto dry and control the acnes and comedosabout once a week or month.
Why acnes growing on my facewhen I am no longer a teenager?
On the oily skin, dirty / dusty environtment, using makeup everyday gives an opportunity for acnes to appear easilyeven in adulthood. In this age, people are very actively working, busyness level getting higher and being outside so frequentlyoften lead them to stress. Cleaning the skin at night, if it is less accurate or not appropriately done, plus hormonal fluctuations in the body (in women: menstruation, pregnancy) allows them to have acnes in adulthood that even could be more than teenagers usually have.
Are acnes classified as disease?
Let us assume that acneis a marker that our daily skin cleansing is not optimal or may also be neglected all this time. Also a marker that we need to reconcile the hearts and minds even in the midst of our busy lives, so our stress levels will continue to decrease, and acnes will too.
I am pregnant and my sister is breast feeding, how is the treatment of acnesfor pregnant and lactating women, is there any special tips?
Good news for pregnant and nursing mothers, acnes nowadays can be treated with Acne Facial Wash and Special Cream which is safe for pregnant and lactating women. During the pregnancy, the oil glands become more active, plus the changes of hormonal stress cause the face to be more oily and smelly, dullness and acnes can grow (much) more fertile. Do a smart cleansing every day, will only be 5 minutes long. Acnes that appeared these days arereasonable, no need to be so stressful to think about it.Take shower regularly, focus on maternal and fetal health, and many other positive things. Skincare for pregnant and lactating mothers by dr.Oliviawill help to take care of your face to be relatively much cleaner.
What should I do if stubborn inflamed red acnes suddenly appeared prominently in the morning when I have an important presentation that need to meet a lot of people tomorrow?
Take a short5 minutes to stop by dr.Olivia’s clinic, she will help you get over yourworry. One injection will make the acnes unexpectedlydeflated and no longer active. And tomorrow, it is notthe acnesas thecenter of attention, just your charm.
Why deflated acne leaves stains and it takes so long to remove?
Growing acnes have arisk of leaving stains on the skin when it is deflated, especially thebig, hard and red one. The skin responds to this inflammation, eventhe melanocyte cells, resulting in blemishes / red scars that turns brownish and stays for pretty long time. dr.Olivia loved to help her patients to immediately reduce active acnes to avoid the risks mentioned above.She also has effective, safe and convenient solutions to quickly fade annoying stains with hersimple SkincareSeries.
Why acnes also leave holes when they are deflated?
Again,a big, hard and inflamed red acne has a higher potential to leave acne scars that looks like permanent pox scars. This happens because the skin cells around the acne arenot able to fully regenerate towards the enzyme activities that also digest the collagen and elastin there when the healing process of acne happened. Other factors like the habit of squeezing acnes or tear it with a needlealso increase the risk. Someone withacnes (much or a little) should have a strong basic knowledge about acne, how to treat and cure acne, and overall-hygiene so that the acnes did notgrowtoo much and interferethe facial appearancewith acne scars and holes in the future.
Why acnes should not be touched or squeezed?
The habit of touching and re-touching acnes will only worsen the size and the inflammation, because our fingers almost always in un-clean condition, alwaysget dirty after touching public facilities which contains many bacteria, including our own cell phones or gadgets, so touching it will only move the germs from your fingers to acnes on the face, make the amount of the germs in the face even more. Habits of squeezing acnes is even worse because squeezing can drive acne bacteria not only out but splash into the skin, causing the expansion of bacteria in there, trigger acnes around the first acne. Squeezing also means forcing the contents of acnes out, at this time there was skin tearing which is big enough a sizable to leave acne scars and permanent holes in our face, giving the appearance of a rough and holey face in the future.
How to correctly and quickly fade the stain from acnes?
It takes patience in applying Lightening Cream on the problematic areas 2x a day every time after shower. Fading acne scars will take even longer time than cleaning the acne itself. dr.Olivia chooses mercury-free cream, hydroquinone and tretinoin,to treat, clean up and produce a clear, healthy glow in the problematic face, without any redness or skin peeling during the treatment, or drug dependence in the future. dr.Olivia also minimize the use of medication when it is not necessary. She loved to share Practical Tips for each patient depends on the problems and the patient's daily habits, and eventually acne completely resolved , they didnotreappear. You can treat acnes and stains without any limitation in your daily activities, your skin does not feel the burn or turn red when exposed to heat or sunlight, and you do not need to be embarrassed or bothered to cover the peeling or redness in the skin with foundation or variety of powders. Once a week of antioxidant injection orinfusioncan help diminish existing pigmentation much faster.
Did holes from acnes in the face can be flattened?
Holesfrom acne scars turn into something permanent, this fact should not make us sad and stop trying because our facial skin can be looks much more smooth with a good and proper treatment.
Can I squeeze the comedos to clean it?
Peoplemay be think that the only way to clear the comedos is to squeeze it as hard as possible until they come out of the pores, but if this habit is often done , the pores will experience some kind of trauma, the long-term and repeatedly squeezing will make the pore size getting larger, cause facial skin feels rough and looks holey. And now that thepores are larger, dirts become easier trapped in, comedos grow faster, the pore size and the numbers are also growing.
Are comedos and acnes different?
Comedo = Oil + Dirt Acne = Oil + Dirt + Bacteria Comedos are also called seeds / baby acne. When the hygiene of the facial skin neglected or not properly maintained, plus bacteria (most bacteria move from the hand to the facial skin through bad habits like too much touching the face, or from a long-unused and humid powder puff or make-up brushes), it will easily become acnes. Keep in mind why someone with comedos alsogetacnes on his face: bacterialove the less-clean face (too lazy to clean the face or do not understand the proper way to clean it). The dirty, greasy, sweaty,humid and smelly face,is a perfect environment for bacteria to come, grow and multiply into acne.
What is comedo?
Comedos are clumps of white, yellow, brown or even black, inside the pores of the face until the neck. Facial oil + dirt, powders, foundation, and make up that stuck in the face, and also dead skin,stuck in every pores of the face and neck, getting bigger and harder, cause small bumps are visible and touchable on the surface of the face, especially onT zone, cheek and the skin under the jaw.
How does BOTOX® Cosmetic work ?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of the “11s,” the moderate-to-severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines). It works by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes moderate to severe lines to form between the brows.
When will I see results from a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment ?
Within days, you may see a marked improvement in the moderate-to-severe frown lines between your brows. Lines continue to improve for up to 30 days, and results can last for up to 4 months. Individual results may vary.
What can I expect from BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment?
dr. Olivia will determine exactly where to administer several tiny injections to achieve the best results. No anesthesia is required, although dr. Olivia may choose to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream prior to injecting. The entire procedure takes approximately 10 minutes. You may resume normal activity immediately. Within days, you'll see a marked improvement which may continue to improve for as long as a week and should last up to four months.BOTOX® Cosmetic relaxes the overactive muscles whose repeated contractions cause the lines between your brows to form. So you can frown, smile, or look surprised—without the furrows, creases, and wrinkles.
Are BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments painful?
Discomfort is minimal and brief. dr. Olivia may choose to use a local anesthetic cream or ice to minimize this. Once the injection is complete, there is usually no discomfort.
Will my lines look worse if I choose not to continue treatments?
No, Your lines gradually revert to their pre-treatment appearance.
How long does BOTOX® Cosmetic last?
BOTOX® Cosmetic lasts up to four months.
Who is a good candidate for BOTOX® Cosmetic ?
Any woman or man who is concerned about the appearance of their frown lines can consider BOTOX® Cosmetic. Treatment can be used by people from ages 18 to 65. Dr. Olivia can help you decide if BOTOX® Cosmetic is right for you.
What are the possible side effects of BOTOX® Cosmetic ?
- dry mouth
- discomfort or pain at the injection site
- neck pain
- eye problems such as double vision, blurred vision, decreased eyesight, drooping eyelids, swelling of your eyelids, and dry eyes
What can Restylane® do for me ?
Restylane helps to smooth lines, create pretty lips and restore cheeks to their former glory, so with a treatment you’ll look more youthful and fresh faced for around a year.
How does Restylane® Work ?
Youthful skin is rich in hyaluronic acid (HA): a substance that binds water, hydrates the skin and promotes all-important softness and fullness. However, as we age our HA gradually becomes less efficient which leads to the loss of natural elasticity and youthful volume. Restylane is Stabilized Non-Animal Hyaluronic Acid gel (NASHA). When injected into the skin it gives Nature a helping hand. Restylane boosts the skins hydration system, stimulates the production of collagen and restores youthful volume by supporting the skins structure to delay the signs of ageing and encourage the production of healthy, glowing skin.
Is Restylane® safe?
The beauty of Restylane is that its safety and efficacy is clinically problem and this is what sets it apart from other injectable treatments, with over 11 million treatments worldwide and over 13 years of clinical excellence as testimony to its safety and quality.
How is Restylane gel made® ?
The hyaluronic acid in Restylane is produced by a unique and patented process involving minimal chemical interference. As a result the hyaluronic acid gel in Restylane closely resembles our own HA which means that the risk of inflammatory reactions is minimised and treatment results are long lasting.
What does Restylane® treatment involve?
The Restylane gel is injected in tiny quantities using a fine needle. It can be used to soften lines, add fullness and boost condition and tone. The procedure can takes from 20 minutes, depending on the treatment area. The treatment benefits can be seen instantly and Restylane does not affect facial expression. No skin test is required because Restylane does not contain any animal-derived ingredients. Restylane and Restylane Perlane contain pain-reducing lidocaine for a comfortable treatment experience. Restylane is ideal for treating all areas of the face.
Is there any downtime with Restylane® ?
You can expect slight redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, itching and/or bruising following Restylane treatment. This is the same as you might expect with any type of injection. However, this is temporary and generally disappears after a few days. With lip enhancement, it is wise to choose your treatment time with care since your lips may become swollen and appear slightly uneven for a few days.
How long do the effects of Restylane® last?
One of the great advantages of Restylane is that the effects are long lasting, but no permanent. You are always in control of your looks. Recent clinical studies show that top-up treatments prolong duration to around 18 months. Facial lines and facial shaping: top-up treatment is usually needed after 6 to 12 months Lip Enhancement: top-up treatment is normally needed in about 6 months. Review after 3 weeks, top-up sessions are normally recommended around every 6 months.
Tell me more about the treatment, please?
If you have many holes from acne scars and scattered all over the face, dr.Olivia will prepare Fibroblast Growth Factor to activate collagen production and strengthen the integrity of connective tissue, so the skin will be back to its elasticity, the texture becomes smoother and softer. Results of therapy increase to 500-700% compared with the use of a topical cream. Do this 1,5 hours treatment once every 1-2 weeks until 4-8 times, you will really enjoy the progress of the selection of the therapy materials that is most suitable for your face by dr.Olivia, because the resultsweek by week are significant. If you have only a little holes from acne scars, dr.Olivia will instantly flattened it with Filler Injections. She will provide the technique of fillingthe holes that last the longest, just for you.