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What is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture? .

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a painless, non-surgical method of reducing the aging signs of facial complex. It involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into particular areas of the face, ears, neck, hands, trunk, and legs along channels or meridians of energy called Qi (pronounced chee). Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture can often be referred to as an Acupuncture Facelift, however it is more than a cosmetic procedure. It is a rejuvenation and revitalization process designed to help the facial complex look and feel younger, to the utmost havinf a face aging really slowly.

The Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture treatment is based on the principles of Chinese Medicine. Specific points are chosen to enhance the movement of energy in the body according to the individual's disharmony. Thousands of years ago the Chinese discovered that many meridians either begin or end on the face while some have internal branches that go to the face. Therefore, Acupuncture can specifically effect the face while simultaneously treating theunderlying factors that contribute to the aging process.

Does it work? .

Facial Acupuncture may erase as many as five to ten years from the face with just a few treatments. Fine lines may be entirely eliminated and deeper wrinkles diminished. Bags under the eyes can be reduced, jowls firmed, puffiness eliminated, droopy eyelids lifted and double chins minimized.

Other likely results include: 1. increased collagen production/distribution, muscle tone, and dermal contraction; 2. moisturizing of the skin with increased local circulation of blood and lymph to the face;3. tightening of the pores; 4. brightening of the eyes; improving of hormonal balance to help acne; 6. reduction of stress to bringing out the innate Beauty and Radiance of an individual.

Who would benefit from ? .

Anyone would like to have a face looking and feeling young. The decision to begin treatment may be professionally or personally inspired or a combination of both. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is suitable for those with deep wrinkles, fine lines, bags under the eyes, sagging, puffiness, drooping eyelids, double chin, large pores, dry skin or acne. Different methods are emphasized and specific points stimulated according to how an individual is aging. A person with excess puffiness, for example, would require a different treatment than someone with dry skin. The whole person is treated and evaluated on the body-mind continuum--the foundation of Holistic Medicine.

What is the course of treatment? .

Generally, it consists of 12 treatments. The effects become most noticeable and lasting on or about the seventh session. Each person responds differently, depending on his or her condition and lifestyle prior to treatment. Following the initial course of treatment, maintenance sessions can prolong the results for five to ten years. It is often recommended to supplement the Facial acupuncture with Facial Self-Massage and/or Acupressure, Facial Exercises, Herbal and Nutritional Supplements, pure and authentic Aromatherapy blends for the skin, and a healthy diet.

Is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture a new and trendy technique? .

It is an ancient skill with modern technic advancement and evolution. For thousands of years, the Chinese have known that beauty comes from the inside. The Chinese discovered and utilized means to change the energy flow within the body to initiate the healing process for regeneration. Common sense would tell us that treating the underlying cause of why someone is aging is preferable to masking the outward symptoms. From ancient manual acupuncture to modern electroacupuncture skills, the efficiency of facial acupuncture is much improved recent decades.

Why choose Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture over a surgical face-lift? D .

While not a replacement for surgery, Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation is an excellent alternative. It is far less costly than cosmetic surgery and is safe, virtually painless, has no side effects or risk of disfigurement. Unlike surgery that may have an extended recovery period with swelling and discoloration, there is no trauma from Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture. While Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture cannot reshape one's nose or chin, it is a more subtle rejuvenation that takes years off one's face safely and naturally while improving overall health.

Are there any contraindications? .

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is contraindicated for some pituitary disorders, heart disorders, diabetes mellitus, individuals who have a pacemaker or who have a problem with bleeding or bruising, or who currently suffer from migraine headaches. Facial acupuncture should not be done during pregnancy, during allergy of skin rash, or during an acute herpes outbreak.


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