WHAT IS PHOTO FINISH TREATMENT?
Photo Finish combines hyaluronic acid (HA), a natural moisturiser, with botulinum toxin to minimise pores and fine lines and give your skin a soft smooth glow. It is delivered via the Vital gun into the superficial layers of the skin.
HA attracts moisture, which super-hydrates the skin. Tiny doses of botulinum toxin reduce the action of the superficial layer of the facial muscles, smoothing the fine lines and decreasing the action of sweat and sebaceous glands. This improves the sheen of the skin, smoothes the skin surface and tightens pores while still maintaining facial mobility and expression.
The treatment improves dull, tired, lifeless skin, superficial wrinkles and large pores. (when used with botulinum toxin)
Using the Vital gun also encourages collagen stimulation via the needling delivery system.
WHAT AREAS CAN BE TREATED?
Face, Neck and Chest are the commonly treated areas, but any area of the skin may be treated.
WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?
When having Photofinish you will see results in 5 days to 2 weeks.
HOW DO I PREPARE FOR THE TREATMENT?
Stop all supplements that contain Fish Oil, Flax Seed Oil, Garlic, Gingko, Green tea, Non Steroidal anti-inflammatories and Aspirin for 72 hours prior to treatment. PLEASE NOTE: Do not stop aspirin if you are taking this for medical reasons and have been prescribed this by your GP. Alcohol and Caffeine should be reduced for 24 hours prior. All of the above helps limit bruising and bleeding.
WHO CANNOT RECEIVE TREATMENT?
Patients who have been unwell with any type of infection or virus in the past 3 days, or taken Prednisone or any anti coagulation therapy.
IS THE PROCEEDURE PAINFUL?
To minimise discomfort we request you come to the clinic 45 minutes prior to treatment for a topical local anaesthetic to be applied.
WHAT WILL I LOOK LIKE AFTER THE TREATMENT?
You will be pink and have red spots where the needles puncture the skin for a couple of days.
You may experience bruising. Mineral make-up can camouflage most of this.
WHAT ARE THE POST CARE ADVICE SHOULD I FOLLOW?
Avoid active ingredients in skin care for 24 hours post treatment
Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours post treatment
If any lumps are present, simply massage the area to flatten them out.
HOW LONG WILL THE TREATMENT LAST.
The effects vary for each client. Treatments will last approximately six months and we recommend a six monthly regime to achieve maximum benefit.