What is Facial Rejuvenation in Traditional Chinese Medicine?
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been treating beautification of the face and body for thousands of years when it began during the Zhou Dynasty. TCM theory concentrates on the lung, kidney, spleen and liver for the treatment principle of beautifying the face. Facial Rejuvenation acupuncture and acupressure massage can correct the signs of aging. It increases blood flow, regulates and regenerates skin cells and increases metabolism which enhances the luster of the skin achieving facial beauty and radiance. If along with the use of Chinese Herbal formulas, it can help to improve the beauty that comes from within.
How the fine needles work on the face?
Produces increased circulation which smoothes the complexion and evens out its color.
Induces collagen production which is a cementing and strengthening fiber of the tissues.
Facilitated the release of hormones (endorphins) which control pain
Stimulates the immune system to release WBC’s to remove debris and bacteria
Facilitates lymphatic drainage of the region which removes congestion and fluid stagnation.
Tones facial muscle and reduces wrinkles
The order of one session treatment protocol includes:
1. Diagnosis by interview and checking tongue and pulse.
2. Acupressure message the ear and face to loosen up the muscles of the face
3. Gua Sha by Jade to increase local circulation of blood, and lymphatic drainage around the face.
a) Body points first according to the differential diagnosis
b) Ear points
c) Face is needled last
5. Recommend herbal supplements as well as diet and lifestyle changes according to differential diagnosis.
A session takes about 90 minutes.
What is the course of treatment?
Generally, a complete course of treatment is 12 sessions. 1 sessions/week for 8 weeks, then 1 session/2 week for 4 weeks.
The effects become most noticeable and lasting on or about the eighth session. Each person responds differently, depending on his or her condition, diet, exercise and lifestyle.
Follow-up the initial course of treatment, maintenance sessions (1 to 2 sessions a month) can solidify and prolong the effectiveness of the treatments for 5 to 10 years.
Initial consultation with treatment session About 120 mins $240
Follow-up treatment sessions About 90 mins $180
If buy a package for 12 sessions Free initial consulting fee for $60