Skin Envy Cosmetic and Laser Center in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

AQUAGOLD®

AQUAGOLD® Microchanneling Treatment is a non-invasive procedure that uses micro-needles to stimulate collagen production in your skin. It reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on your face and improves skin tone and texture.
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This treatment will combine botox, dermal fillers, vitamins, and hydration by infusing during treatment but without any downtime.

Benefits of AQUAGOLD®

Clear + Brilliant can be combined with professional skin care products that can be a comprehensive treatment plan that will keep the skin looking its very best. Some benefits include:

  • Boost collagen production
  • Boost skin hydration
  • Shrinks pore with micro-Botox
  • Brighten skin with micro-pigments reducers
  • Smooth skin with a dermal micro-hyaluronic gel such as Juvederm or Restylane
  • Reduction of the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduces the appearance of acne scars
  • Improve superficial acne scarring with micro-hyaluronic gel
  • Enhance laser treatments with micro-serums containing growth factors
  • Restore a more supple, firmer quality to your skin
  • Brighten dull or uneven skin tone
  • Painless treatment with minimal potential short-term redness

What is AQUAGOLD® Micro-Channeling or Micro-Needling

This is very similar to micro-needling, where many tiny needles enter the skin to encourage the skin to renew new growth. This gives a person a more healthy glow. However, AQUAGOLD® has taken it one step further and used 24 karat gold needles that allow certain medications to travel directly into the skin in a controlled manner. This delivers the infusion deep into the dermis, which improves absorption.
People with these skin conditions can benefit from the use of AQUAGOLD® Micro-Channelling:
  • Scars
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Wrinkles and Fine Lines
  • Stretch Marks
  • Age Spots
Microneedling produces small tiny, almost invisible wounds on the skin that allow the medications such as Vitamins, Salines, Fillers, and Botox to enter more easily. This will produce immediate and lasting effects as your body will react to these medications and starts to renew itself immediately.

Pre-Treatment Instructions

Things you should take into consideration before scheduling an appointment for an AQUAGOLD® fine touch appointment:
  • If you are prone to cold sores, let the physicians know so that they can put you on an anti-viral. This will ensure no unnecessary breakouts.
  • Let the practitioners know if there are any tattoos in the treatment area as they should be avoided.
  • You cannot receive this treatment if you are pregnant.
  • Chemical depilatories or waxing should be avoided for at least two weeks before treatment. Shaving is allowed immediately before treatment and 48-72 hours after treatment as long as there is no skin irritation.
  • Tazorac, Retin-A, and Renova must be stopped 1 week before treatment.
  • No chemical peels should be done on the are at least 2 weeks before treatment.
  • Arrive with the area clean and free from lotion, makeup, and sunscreen.
  • Self-tanning products, sun exposure, and tanning beds should be avoided for at least 24 hours before and after treatment. Prolonged sun exposure may result in dark spots or light spots that won’t disappear for several months. These could even become permanent. AQUAGOLD® will not be administered on sunburnt skin.

What to Expect Post Treatment

  • For best results, maintenance treatment is recommended every 3-4 months.
  • It is recommended that makeup be avoided for 6 hours post-procedure.
  • Sleep on your back with your head slightly elevated to reduce swelling.
  • No sweating through exercise or steam baths, sauna, or jacuzzi.
  • Do not use exfoliated products, chemicals, or medications for at least 2 weeks.
  • Sun exposure should be avoided for at least 24 hours after your appointment, preferably for 2 weeks. It is recommended that you wear a protective hat when you are in the sun.
  • Do not wash the area for at least 6 hours. After 6 hours, you can wash the area gently and apply moisturizers, but they must not contain “anti-aging” components.
  • Right after treatment, the skin might feel tight, dry, and swollen with a sunburn-like effect, this is normal.

FAQ

About AQUAGOLD®

What Areas of the Body can AQUAGOLD® be Used?

It can be used anywhere on the face, neck, or chest. It typically is used to combat the look of aging, such as dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. It is similar to micro-needling, with tiny needles being inserted all over the area. There is minimal downtime with microneedling and no downtime with AQUAGOLD®. It reaches the desired results with the infusion of hyaluronic acid fillers such as Botox, Restylane, or Juvéderm, skin-boosting nutrients, and growth factors to restore a glowing fresh complexion.

How Long Does AQUAGOLD® Treatment Take and What is the Downtime?

Some patients might see some swelling, and the skin might be slightly red for a few days after treatment. Otherwise, there is no downtime. The treatment takes less than 30 mins to complete. This procedure can be done every 1-3 months for the best results. By doing several treatments throughout the year, you will have new and improved skin that will look healthier than ever.

Prices and Packages

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