Treat Yourself All Week for Labor Day at DermaTouch RN!

Labor Day might be over, but the week isn’t. In fact, why not celebrate Labor Day all month? After all, you work hard to earn the right to treat yourself. And we’re here to help you do just that at DermaTouch RN!

Need a little bit of filler?

We have everything from Juvederm and Voluma to the newer fillers like Vollure and Volbella. It all depends on where you want to minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles or where you need a little bit of lift. We have some great specials this month on Vollure packages at DermaTouch RN in Houston!

Considering Botox or Dysport? Need a touch-up?

We offer great pricing on Botox and Dysport, and for the month of September, we’re offering $1.00 off of our already low pricing, bringing Botox down to $8.00 a unit and Dysport down to $3.00 a unit. Plus, we’ll be donating $.50 for every unit of Botox and $20 for every unit of Dysport purchased to a Harvey relief effort!

Are you looking for a neck or face lift without surgery?

Then Ultherapy might be perfect for you! Ultherapy uses Ultrasound technology to support the body’s ability to produce collagen. Long-term results are a more lifted and toned appearance. Plus, the images taken at the time of treatment are proof the treatment works when compared to photos taken a few weeks later! Check out our monthly specials page or call for pricing to get a great deal on Ultherapy treatments.

Tired of seeing that Double Chin?

Kybella helps to reduce the appearance of fat under the chin by eliminating fat cells permanently from the body. No surgery is needed. Only a few injections and two to four treatments, and you can say bye-bye to that Double Chin! Plus, for the month of September, you can purchase a vial of Kybella for $360 compared to the normal $600 price tag.

For any treatment or service, results and the number of treatments or treatment amount needed vary based on the patient, area being treated, and severity of the concern.

Contact DermaTouch RN today at 281.895.9090 to schedule your free consultation. It’s time to treat yourself this Labor Day month!

Do you have Submental Fullness (aka “Double Chin”)?

Submental fullness, also referred to as “Double Chin,” can be bothersome to those who see it every day when they look in the mirror. It can be caused by aging, genetics, or weight gain, and no matter how much you exercise, it still might not go away. Kybella is a treatment used by many healthcare professionals to help their clients and patients get rid of the submental fat that causes submental fullness.

If you’re bothered by excessive fat under the chin, you’re not alone.

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As Allergan—the producers of Kybella—puts it on the mykybella.com website,  “Maybe it’s something you’ve had your whole life, something that developed over the years, or something you noticed recently.” The site also shares that, according to a 2015 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), 67 percent of people surveyed are bothered by the fat beneath their chin, and are often “just as bothered by submental fullness as they are by lines and wrinkles around and under their eyes.”

Is Kybella right for you?

Regardless of why you have it, if getting rid of your double chin is a top priority, then Kybella might be a good option for you. When injected into the fat under the chin, Kybella destroys unwanted fat cells. The destroyed cells are then naturally eliminated from the body, and they’re gone for good. Many see results after just one treatment, with an average of two to four treatments needed for desired results. The average number of injections per treatment ranges from 15 to 30. Results can last for years to come with a good treatment protocol.

Get 40% of off Kybella at DermaTouch RN in August!

For the month of August, DermaTouch RN is offering 40% off of Kybella, bringing it down to only $360 per vial compared to the normal $600 per vial. This is the perfect time to get rid of your the excess fat under your chin without going under the knife!

Contact us today for more information and to schedule a free consultation to determine if Kybella is right for you.

“Chin Forward” with Kybella in Houston!

Did you know there’s an FDA approved prescription treatment—Kybella—to help you get rid of your “double chin?” It’s true! And, the best part is, you don’t need surgery. With Kybella, there’s no downtime, and results can last for years if the right treatment protocol is in place. Even better, DermaTouch RN is offering 40% off of Kybella during the month of August! That means you can put your best “chin forward” as Allergan—the distributor of Kybella—puts it, for only $360 per vial.

How Does Kybella Work?

Kybella permanently destroys fat cells that are then naturally eliminated from the body. During a treatment, an average of 15 to 30 injections of Kybella is injected into the area under the chin. The number of treatments for optimal results is typically two to four, though the number of injections, treatments, and overall results varies by patient.

 When will I see results?

Many patients report seeing results after just one to two treatments with maximum results after three to four treatments. Treatments are spaced no less than one month apart.

Contact us today for more information and to schedule a free consultation. We’ll discuss your options and determine if Kybella is right for you. Check out our Kybella Q&A page for more information about Kybella, or visit mykybella.com.

Do You Know about DermaTouch RN’s Monthly Specials?

At DermaTouch RN, we believe in taking care of the client, which is why we pass our cost savings onto you. One way we do this is by offering some awesome monthly specials. We offer discounts on everything from Botox and Dysport to Kybella and dermal fillers (Juvederm, Voluma, Volbella, etc.) to chemical peels and Ultherapy packages.

For example, in August:


Reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with:

-$8.25 A UNIT BOTOX (NEW CLIENT DEAL, MIN 50 UNITS)

-$3.00 A UNIT DYSPORT ( MIN 125 UNITS)


Reverse Sun Damage and Smooth the Appearance of the skin with our:

Summer Skin Damage Special

-3 SKINMEDICA PEELS (VITALIZE OR REJUVENIZE) AND LYTERA 2.0 KIT – $499

OR

No Downtime Skin Resurfacing & Sun Damage Package

-3 SKIN PENS OR 3 BBL’S PLUS 2 SKINMEDICA PEELS$750**


Increase collagen to lift and revitalize with:

 Ultherapy Specials

-REVITALIZE UNDER EYES – 3 SESSIONS – $350

-LINES AROUND MOUTH – 3 SESSIONS – $650

-LOWER FACE (HANGING JOWLS) – 1 SESSION – $700

-UPPER NECK (JAW LINE) 1 SESSION – $300

-BROW WOW “BROW LIFT” – 3 SESSIONS – $280


Reduce the appearance of fine lines or lift and fill the cheeks, nasolabial folds, and more with:

Injection Specials

-1 VOLUMA & 1 JUVEDERM ULTRA OR ULTRA PLUS – $999

-3 JUVEDERM ULTRA OR ULTRA PLUS – $899

-2 VOLUMA – $1,075

-2 VOLLURE  – $950

-LIP WOW – ULTHERAPY AROUND THE MOUTH AND 1 JUVEDERMA ULTRA OR ULTRA PLUS – $1,025


Remove unwanted fat from under the chin with:

-KYBELLA – $360/VIAL (40% OFF REGULAR PRICE OF $600)


Take advantage of your Brilliant Distinctions rewards with the following Vollure specials:  

Brilliant Distinctions Vollure Specials

PURCHASE VOLLURE WITH 1, 2 OR 3 ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS AND SAVE UP TO $400 INSTANTLY**

 **Package Examples

-2 VOLUMA, 2 VOLLURE AND 30 BOTOX UNITS – $2,000*

-1 VOLLURE AND 30 BOTOX UNITS – $595*

-2 VOLLURE AND 30 BOTOX UNITS – $1,099*

-1 VOLLURE, 1 VOBELLA AND 1 VOLUMA -$1,150*

-1 VOLLURE, 1 VOLUMA, 3 KYBELLA AND 30 BOTOX UNITS – $2,050*

-1 VOLLURE, 1 VOLUMA, 1 JUVEDERMA ULTRA PLUS 30 BOTOX UNITS – $1,150*

-2 VOLUMA, 2 VOLLURE – $1,499*
*Limited supply, based on availability of Brilliant Distinctions Rebates

So whether you’re looking to lift and fill areas of the face, reduce the appearance of wrinkles. remove fat from under the chin, create collagen production to lift without surgery, or are looking for refreshed skin with a lovely glow, we have discounts on packages to support your skin care concerns and needs.

Contact us today for a free consultation so we can help you determine the best packages and treatments for you and your skin!

DermaTouch RN of Houston Says “Chin Up” with Kybella this Month!

If you’re tired of seeing a “Double Chin” when you look in the mirror, then stop by DermaTouch RN today to check out Kybella! Kybella is an FDA approved prescription to treat moderate to severe submental fat under the chin.

Get 40% off of Kybella in August at DermaTouch RN of Houston!

You can purchase Kybella for only $360 per vial during the month of August at DermaTouch RN—that’s 40% off the regular price of $600 per vial!

Stop in for HH on August 9th to see a FREE demonstration on Kybella.

Enjoy a beverage on us and watch how Kybella is used during a FREE demonstration on Wednesday, August 9th. From 2:00 to 7:00 pm, DermaTouch RN will be hosting a Happy Hour with guests from Allergan—the producers of Kybella—present to answer questions. There will be additional savings for those who purchase packages that day, too!

How does Kybella work?

Kybella was tested by plastic surgeons at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. When injected into the fat under the chin, it kills fat cells that are then naturally eliminated from the body. Once the fat cells are destroyed, they’re gone for good. Results vary and can last for several years following treatment with the right care.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments for optimal results varies between patients. Many patients see results after one or two treatments, with the typical number of treatments ranging between two and four. The number of injections per treatment varies depending on the amount of fat the patient has, and 15 to 30 injections are common per treatment.

Contact us today for more information and to schedule a free consultation to determine if Kybella is right for you. And don’t forget to join us for Happy Hour on August 9th!

Find out How to Get Rid of Your “Double Chin” for Good on August 9th (with Kybella vs. surgery)!

If you’re in Houston, TX and looking for an alternative to plastic surgery to get rid of the excess fat under your chin, you’re not alone. And fortunately, there’s an FDA approved prescription treatment—Kybella—to help you get rid of your “double chin” without going under the knife.

Kybella is injected into the area under the chin and works by destroying fat cells. the fat cells are then naturally eliminated from the body. The number of injections and treatments required varies between patients.

DermaTouch RN is offering Kybella at 40% off during the month of August!

To sweeten the deal for those interested in giving Kybella a try, DermaTouch RN is offering a 40% discount on Kybella during the month of August. That brings the cost down from $600 to only $360 per vial! We’re known for our very competitive prices, and this is one that is hard to pass up.

Stop in at DermaTouch RN for a FREE demonstration on August 9th.

DermaTouch RN will be hosting a Happy Hour from 2:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 9th. At the Happy Hour, there will be a live demonstration on how Kybella is used, and Allergan, the makers of Kybella, will be present to answer any questions potential clients might have. Enjoy a beverage on us while watching, and get additional incentives when you purchase Kybella that day!

Contact us today for more information and to schedule a free consultation to determine if Kybella is right for you. And don’t forget to join us for Happy Hour on August 9th to see firsthand how Kybella is used! We look forward to sharing and connecting with you.

Get Rid of that “Double Chin” with 40% off of Kybella at DermaTouch RN!

Are you tired of seeing your “double chin” when you look in the mirror? Looking for a way to get rid of that unwanted fat without going under the knife? Then Kybella by Allergan might be right for you! And for the month of August, DermaTouch RN of Houston, TX is offering Kybella for 40% off per vial, bringing the price down to only $360 per vial! That’s incredible savings and means August is the perfect time to begin to eliminate that “double chin” without the downtime that surgery would require!

What is Kybella?

Kybella is an FDA approved prescription to treat moderate to severe submental fat under the chin (aka “double chin”). It works like the naturally occurring substance, deoxycholic acid, which absorbs fat in the body. Kybella was tested at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center by a group of plastic surgeons and is a great alternative to plastic surgery.

How long does it take to see results?

Kybella destroys unwanted fat cells that are then naturally eliminated from the body for good. Each patient is different as far as results are concerned. The number of injections required varies among patients, with a common range being 15 to 30 injections per treatment with a series of two to four treatments spaced at least a month apart. Some patients see results after just two treatments, where it might take at least four or more for others to see optimal results. With the treatment plan, results can last for years to come.

Is Kybella right for me?

If you’re bothered by the extra fat under your chin and you want to avoid surgery, then Kybella might be right for you.

Contact DermaTouch RN today to schedule an appointment for your free consultation and get ready to save big in August on Kybella!

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week with DermaTouch RN!    

With National Women’s Health Week (May 14-20) just around the corner, we wanted to help women celebrate by focusing on our partnership to support overall health and well-being at DermaTouch RN! Per the Government Women’s Health website, “National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to encourage women to take steps to improve their health.”

Overall well-being starts on the inside; that’s our perspective at DermaTouch RN, at least.  This is why we offer products that address external skin and cosmetic concerns, in addition to what’s required to maintain health from the inside out. We’ve outlined some of the ways we support overall well-being for women below.

BioTE Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Balanced Hormones

Hormones help to regulate much of our body’s systems, which in turn means that balanced hormones are essential for optimal health. As we age, naturally occurring hormones levels can drop, which often results in symptoms like weight gain, sleep concerns, mood swings, low energy, hair loss, and more. Fortunately, there is hormone replacement therapy for those who need it.

After extensive research, we offer BioTE Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy to our patients at DermaTouch RN. BioTE offers “the balance of nature and science with extraordinary benefits!”  We share more about why we love BioTE in “BioTE Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Overall Well-being.”

Skin Care Treatments that Offer Results

We offer a variety of skin care and cosmetic services to treat a number of skin conditions and concerns. Our treatments range anywhere from chemical peels and fillers (Juvederm, Voluma, Radiesse, etc.) to Botox and laser resurfacing to skin needling and body contouring. We also offer tattoo removal, eyelash treatments, and treat several skin conditions like melasma, warts, rosacea, and Seborrheic Keratoses.

Premium Products for Skin Health

Skin health is dependent on a good skin care regimen. At DermaTouch RN, we offer products that are backed by proven results and address skin care concerns such as acne, premature aging, and sun damage. We are thrilled to offer top-of-the-line skin care products backed by science from companies such as SkinMedica and Obagi Medical Products, Inc. You can find out which products are our Founder’s favorite in “Renee’s Top 5 Skin Care Products at DermaTouch RN.”

Whether you’re looking to turn back the hands of time or simply want to feel better, we’re here to help. DermaTouch RN is backed by 10 years of success. Contact us today to celebrate National Women’s Health Week by scheduling your free consultation to address your health and skin care and cosmetic needs today!

Legal vs. Illegal Practices – Do You Know Who is Injecting You?

When you enter a MedSpa or cosmetic service provider’s office, you expect to receive treatment from a professional, licensed individual who knows what he or she is doing. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. With the increase in “17032306 - legal vs illegal illustration design over a blackboardspa” parties, medispas, and other establishments boasting to offer cosmetic services such as Botox and fillers, it’s important to do your homework to ensure you’re working with an establishment that’s legally performing the services you seek. DermaTouch RN just celebrated its ten year anniversary, which is in part due to our ethical and legal practices as well as our focus on putting the patient’s needs and safety first.

Did you know that all injectables require a prescription?

When we speak of injectibles, we mean fillers such as Juvederm products (Voluma, Ultra, Ultra Plus), Restylane, Kybella, Sculptra, Radiesse, Botox, and Dysport. These all require a prescription before being injected. Further, certain chemical peels require a prescription.

Who can legally inject with a prescription?

Per our recent blog post, “Who Can Legally Inject Based on Texas Medical Board Rule 197.13?” we shared that, “Per the Texas RULE §193.17, a midlevel practitioner, in addition to a physician, can inject with a written order. A midlevel practitioner is defined as “a physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse.”

Who should NOT be injecting you?

Licensed Estheticians of any sort are not permitted to inject or use any product or procedure that comes in contact with or penetrates the dermis layer of the skin. In other words, it is illegal for an esthetician to be injecting you, even if delegated by a doctor. Unfortunately, this type of practice happens more often than it should.  Also, an esthetician is not authorized to use lasers for hair removal, teeth whitening, or skin resurfacing.

Medical assistants who are injecting offer another area of concern. “Medical assistant” has no true legal significance in Texas. There are no required training, licensing, or certifications. When direct care is provided by a medical assistant, the patient must be notified of such. Medical assistants are not permitted to write prescriptions and in most cases are prohibited from doing cosmetic laser treatments, fillers, or Botox injections without a prescription. Doctors may be subject to disciplinary action for professional misconduct if they allow a medical assistant to do such things.

How can we ensure legal vs. illegal practices?

Always do your research before having any type of cosmetic treatment performed. Ask for licenses and credentials. If you find that an esthetician or individual is performing injections or services he or she should not be, please contact the Texas Medical Board at 512-305-7030 or 1-800-248-4062 or http://www.tmb.state.tx.us. We want to keep our community and patients safe, first and foremost, and the only way to stop such illegal action from happening is to report it.

To find out more about DermaTouch RN and how we approach ethics and cosmetic procedures, visit www.dermatouchrn.com. We’re here to help you create a cosmetic and aesthetic procedure approach to support your skin care needs and goals.

The Beauty of KYBELLA®

A new FDA-approved injection treatment that’s bringing youthful beauty back

Among the newest products in the arsenal of ageless beauty, KYBELLA® is restoring the appearance of youth to one of the most telling parts of the body – the chin and neck. The nonsurgical sculpting effect of KYBELLA® takes years off the appearance….and profile of both men and women.

KYBELLA, FDA-Approved Solution to Submental Fat in the Chin of Adults.

As we age, not only does our skin lose elasticity but pockets of fat may also accumulate in certain areas of our body.  One of these areas is the chin and neck, giving a double chin appearance to even the leanest among us.  Often resistant to diet and exercise, FDA-approved KYBELLA® injectable treatments are able to dissolve this fatty pocket, known as “submental” fat.

Identical to our own body’s own deoxycholic acid, which helps to absorb and eliminate fats, KYBELLA® works by targeting and destroying these fat cells.


According to a 2015 survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), 67% of people are bothered by the excess fat beneath their chin.


KYBELLA® (deoxycholic acid) is a prescription medicine, the first and only FDA-approved injectable treatment to improve the appearance of moderate to severe fat beneath the chin of adults. Once destroying these fat cells, the area can no longer store or accumulate fat. Based on composite clinician and patient ratings scales, 68.2% and 16% of KYBELLA® -treated subjects had ≥ 1-grade and ≥ 2-grade improvement after final treatment, versus 20.5% and 1.5% of those treated with placebo, respectively (1).

A series of injections are delivered directly to the fatty pocket beneath the chin, destroying fat cells and improving the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with “submental fat” in adults.

KYBELLA®  versus CoolSculpting CoolMini

Unlike the CoolSculpting “CoolMini,” which uses Cryolipolysis (cold therapy) and requires the chin of a patient to be clamped into a small device delivering “arctic level cold” for an hour, KYBELLA®  injections are delivered in a rapid and direct manner to the marked areas, taking less than 30 minutes to complete.

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KYBELLA® injection therapy is proving a less invasive alternative to liposuction and surgery to remove double-chin, or submental fat of the chin, in adults. The procedure can accommodate any size patient, unlike the size restrictive CoolMini device.  While most patients see results in just two sessions, size and severity of submental fat may require additional sessions. Though, once results are achieved, patients will not need to address this area again.

An Allergan ACE Trainer at Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Renee Moschitto RN BSN is the founder of DermaTouch RN and one of the Top Injectors in Texas.  She and her team now offer KYBELLA® injection therapy to qualifying candidates.  Learn more at www.dermatouchrn.com .

Khloe Kardashian is now the face of KYBELLA’s Live Chin Up campaign!  Read more about KYBELLA® injection therapy – what to expect and possible side-effects.

Kloe Kardashian, Spokesperson for KYBELLA

Khloe Kardashian, Spokesperson for KYBELLA

Khloe Kardashian and the KYBELLA Live Chin Up Campaign

Khloe Kardashian and the KYBELLA Live Chin Up Campaign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.) Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Avisorymmittee Briefing Document, 2015.