Would You Like Fuller Lips for the Holidays?

Copyright: <a href='https://www.123rf.com/profile_subbotina'>subbotina / 123RF Stock Photo</a>Do you wonder how the actors on TV always seem to have the perfect lips? Do you wish your lips were fuller or anatomically proportioned? The secret to fuller and “perfect” lips for many is the use of dermal fillers in the upper and/or lower lips.

How are lips generally proportioned?

The upper lip is typically smaller than the lower lip, and in most cases, the goal of a professional injector is to preserve this proportionality.  Each individual is different and unique, however, so there will be times when anatomic variants occur and the upper and lower lip will be closer in size. It’s up to the patient as to whether or not this proportion is maintained.

What types of fillers are used for lip augmentation?

There are different fillers that can work well in the lip area. The type of filler used will depend on the amount of augmentation you desire. Fillers with larger molecules will give more volume, where fillers with smaller molecules will provide less “va-voom.” It also depends on the amount of water the filler draws to it based on its chemical make-up.

A well-educated and knowledgeable injector will be able to look at your face, listen to your desired results, and select the best filler to meet your needs. At DermaTouch RN, your lip augmentation filler options might include Juvederm Ultra Plus, Vollure, Vobella, Restylane Silk, or a combination of any of these.

How long does filler last in the lip area?

The length of time a filler will last in the lip area depends on the individual’s chemistry, the amount of filler used, and the type of filler used. Results can last anywhere from four months up to eighteen months. Individual results will vary.

DermaTouch RN is offering special pricing for the holidays!

Now’s the perfect time for lip augmentation with the following DermaTouch RN November specials:

Lip Specials (pricing is for lips only)

1 Juvederm Ultra Plus – $399 ($450 value)

1 Vollure – $535.50 ($595 value)

2 Vobella – $599 ($700 value)

1 Restylane Silk – $425 ($475 value)

Get those fuller lips you’ll love just in time for the holidays. Contact us today to schedule your appointment to lock in one of our lip specials before it’s too late!

 

Build Your Own Package to Meet Your Needs at DermaTouch RN!

At DermaTouch RN, we’ve been putting the client first for more than a decade. In doing so, we consider what options would work best for him or her when it comes to cosmetic and skin care needs, as well as the price tag attached. This is why, in part, we pass on our product savings to the client and offer some of the most competitive pricing around. We also work to develop special regular and monthly packages that serve the best interest of the client.

Build Your Own Botox/Dysport and Filler Package in October!

For the month of October, you have the opportunity to build your own cosmetic package, which includes Botox or Dysport and Dermal Filler, to suit your desired results. As part of the package, you’ll receive Botox discounted by $.25/unit and Dysport discounted by $.10/unit. You’ll also receive 10% off your first syringe/vial of Dermal Filler and 20% off of the second syringe/vial (20% discounted to the lesser valued item)!

We offer popular dermal fillers, such as Juvederm and Voluma.

As part of the package, choose from our popular line of Allergan dermal fillers, including Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra Plus, and Voluma.

Results vary when using fillers and Botox or Dysport depending on the patient, the areas being treated, and the type and amount of product used.

You don’t want to miss this opportunity! Stop in or call us today to schedule your appointment and let us support you in meeting your aesthetic and cosmetic needs. While you’re at it, check out our other incredible monthly specials to add to your savings!

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 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!

Happy 4th of July from DermaTouch RN!

Home of the $8.25/unit New Client Botox Special!*

Happy Fourth of July from DermaTouch RN! We welcome you to celebrate with us for the rest of July by stopping in to check out our services and can’t-be-beat low prices.

DermaTouch RN has some of the most competitive prices throughout the US, as well as Texas!

Our services and products are priced at a fraction of the cost when compared to other cosmetic and aesthetic service providers, and our professional and knowledgeable staff is backed by proven results and positive reviews. If you need proof on our prices, check out our monthly specials, or call us today to price our dermal fillers (like Juvederm and Voluma), laser treatments, Ultherapy, and other services.

We have top-of-the-line treatments and products to help you feel and look your best. We even offer Botox at only $8.25/unit (minimum 50 units with cash payment) for new clients!

Our practice has been going strong for more than a decade.

For more than 10 years, people come from all over the country to be treated by our practice for the customer service, professionalism, results, and prices that can’t be beaten. Contact us today to see how we can be of service to you. We’re here to help treat your skin care concerns and needs.

Have a fun and safe holiday from all of us at DermaTouch RN! We look forward to seeing you soon.

*minimum 50 units with cash payment

Getting Wedding Ready to Look Your Best (Within Four Months or Less)!

It’s that time of year. Weddings are in the air! If you’re getting married in the near future, you, of course, want to look and feel your best for what’s considered to be one of the most important days of your life! Or, maybe you’re the mother or the bride or groom, and you too, want to look your best. At DermaTouch RN, we’re here to help with our pre-wedding suggestions that we’ve outlined below. You’ll be able to show up for the big day with your head held high!

More than four months out:

If you still have some time before the big day arises, consider Ultherapy to lift the chin, neck and brow area, while also smoothing the lines on the chest. Ultherapy is a way to lift without going under the knife. This FDA-approved treatment is non-invasive and supports the body in producing and regenerating collagen production through the use of ultrasound. One great thing about Ultherapy is the images that are taken before and after treatment that prove it’s working!

It’s can take two to three months for maximum results to appear, so you want to come in at least four months before the wedding day for a consultation and treatment.

Two to four months out:

Facials and Chemical Peels

We all want that beautiful glow, especially on our wedding day. Facials are great skin treatments to get rid of skin impurities to refine and hydrate the skin. Chemical Peels are a more intense treatment to consider, as well. The appearance of fine lines, acne, rosacea, and overall skin texture and tone can be improved with facials and chemical peels. It often takes a series of facials or peels for maximum results, which is why you want to come in at least two to four months out (four is best) to allow time between each treatment.

Botox

Get rid of those fine lines on the forehead and crows feet around the eyes with Botox before the big day. It can take up to a week for Botox to work, and results last four to six months, depending on the patient, areas treated, and the number of units used. You want to allow enough time for touch-ups, so at least a month out is best for Botox.

Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers like Juvederm and Voluma can help add volume to the face and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth, as well as the depth of nasolabial folds. To allow for touch-ups and to get the results you’re looking for over time, you want to have fillers injected at least two to three months out, if not more. It can take more filler than one realizes for desired results, which is also why from a budget perspective, giving yourself more time is helpful.

At DermaTouch RN, we love helping the bride-to-be and mother-of-the-bride (or groom) feel and look their best. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to put a game plan together to help you prep for your big day. So, when the big day comes, you’ll be able to walk into the room with confidence!

Is JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC Right for You?

With so many dermal filler options available, there can be a lot of question as to which one to use for the needs of the patient. The truth is, we often use a blend of fillers for a patient at DermaTouch RN, depending on the facial structure and concerns of the patient. We also stick to fillers backed by results and customer satisfaction, which is why we offer the full line of fillers by Allergan, including JUVÉDERM® XC, JUVÉDERM® ULTRA XC, AND JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC, and their newest fillers  JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLLURE® XC

We recently shared a news story on why we love JUVEDERM VOLBELLA XC, and thought we’d share here in our blog, as well. Patients treated with VOLBELLA XC have the opportunity to walk away with fuller lips and softer lines around the mouth, making them very happy individuals!

What is JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC?

JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC is an FDA approved prescription for use in the perioral rhytids and lips. Of the subjects treated with VOLBELLA XC, two-thirds showed improvement in lip fullness and perioral lines through one year.

What makes JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC unique when compared to other dermal fillers?

JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC is unique when compared to Allergan’s other dermal fillers because it has been customized with a lower HA concentration, yet it still gives the long-lasting results patients and healthcare providers have come to experience and expect from Allergan’s JUVÉDERM®  collection of fillers.

VOLBELLA® XC is also formulated with Allergan’s proprietary filler technology, VYCROSS®, which blends different molecular weights of Hyaluronic acid to support the gel’s duration.

DermaTouch RN’s Founder, Renee Moschitto, shared the following about VOLBELLA:

“VOLBELLA® XC is a thinner product when compared to other fillers, so we don’t see the bumpiness that can sometimes occur with thicker fillers. It’s easier to work with to create a smooth appearance for the lips and around the mouth, as well as under the eyes. VOLBELLA is also great for those who are trying filler in the lip and mouth areas for the first time, because it adds volume, but not quite as much va-voom as thicker fillers can. And even though it’s a thinner product, making it easier to work with, it has still been shown to last for up to a year, similar to thicker fillers.”

Off-label, VOLBELLA can be used to increase volume in the under eye area, as well. However, there is not a dermal filler available that is FDA approved for use under the eyes, so it’s important to work with a trained practitioner with positive results and reviews if having filler injected under the eyes.

In a near-future blog, we’ll discuss JUVEDERM VOLLURE XC, Allergan’s newest filler, approved for use in the nasolabial fold area of the face.

At DermaTouch RN, the patient always comes first. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to determine the best dermal filler options for your cosmetic needs.

A Lift for Fall

Why Now is the Perfect Time for Skin Rejuvenation

As sun kissed skin of summer fades in the forgiving light of fall, now is the ideal time to begin some pre-holiday prep with skin rejuvenating treatments.

Fall treatments perfect time for Holiday party perfection.

Fall treatments perfect time for Holiday party perfection.

Skin rejuvenation today encompasses a host of different types of treatments – from “SkinPen®” to Ultherapy Uplifting Ultrasound.  The most popular, though, this time of year is skin enhancing laser resurfacing.

The fall and winter months are ideal for this type of procedure, as patients are encouraged to refrain from sun exposure both before and after treatments.  The new skin exposed following treatment is particularly vulnerable to the sun’s harsh rays – something that is less concerning heading into fall and winter, when sun intensity and outdoor activity are reduced.

And procedures performed now will ensure beautiful skin in time for holiday parties!

Laser resurfacing treatments target:

  • Sun spots and damage
  • Wrinkles
  • Photo-aging
  • Solar lentigines (pigmented flat or slightly raised lesions that, unlike freckles [ephilis], do not fade in the winter months)
  • Facial telangiectasia (condition causing dilation of the capillaries, which appears as small red or purple clusters)
  • Vascular and pigment irregularities

The most popular areas for skin resurfacing include the face, neck and chest. This type of skin rejuvenation can dramatically enhance the youthful appearance, brightness and texture of the skin – while encouraging the new development of collagen.

Christie Brinkley, the 62-year-old ageless beauty and lifelong model, revealed in a recent interview that while BOTOX® and dermal fillers are a part of her beauty routine, she believes that laser treatments are “miraculous” (New Beauty magazine, Fall-Winter 2016).

The two primary categories into which laser treatments fall include ablative (removes thin layers of skin, prompts collagen growth) and non-ablative (subtly stimulates collagen growth).

Ablative Skin Resurfacing

Ablative skin resurfacing directs short, concentrated pulsating beams of light over the skin, vaporizing skin cells damaged at the surface level and precisely removing skin layer by layer.  The intense heat from the laser causes the right amount of controlled damage to the target area, stimulating the underlying skin and prompting collagen formation.  New smother, tighter skin then forms.

This procedure requires a topical anesthetic, which is applied 30 to 90 minutes prior to treatment.  More intense treatments may also include a mild sedative.  Patients wear protective eye shields during the procedure and receive an anesthetic ointment following the procedure to reduce discomfort.

Non-ablative Skin Resurfacing

The fractional lasers used in non-ablative skin resurfacing use lower energy levels than ablative lasers. During the procedure, a laser head delivering heat into the skin through thousands of tiny, deep columns known as microthermal treatment zones is passed over the treatment area in a series of horizontal and vertical overlapping passes.  Patients may experience a slight prickling or burning sensation during the process.  The heat from the laser promotes collagen production and reduces the appearance of fine lines, though the results are less dramatic as ablative skin resurfacing and multiple treatments may be required.

Recovery

Aftercare instructions will vary depending on the type of resurfacing procedure you undergo, though protecting the treated skin from the sun is underscored for all.

Recovery for a non-ablative skin resurfacing treatment will be more rapid than an ablative skin resurfacing procedure, which may require two to four weeks to peel and begin to heal.

The best type of laser treatment and number of treatments required will be decided following a thorough consultation with an experienced professional and assessment of the target area(s) as well as overall patient health.  Ablative treatments, in particular, should be administered by a registered nurse experienced with such laser treatments and technology.

The laser systems selected for use at DermaTouchRN include Lyra-i™ Laser System, Aura-i™ Laser System and the Sciton Laser.

About DermaTouch RN

 DermaTouch RN is one of Houston’s premier MedSpas providing the latest treatments and technologies in the cosmetic and aesthetic medicine industry.  An Allergan ACE Trainer at Allergan Pharmaceuticals and experienced SculpSure professional, Renee Moschitto RN BSN is the founder of DermaTouch RN and one of the Top Injectors and laser treatment administrators in Texas.  She and her MedSpa team of qualified aesthetic professionals offer the latest laser resurfacing treatments available. They have treated multiple generations within families and are sought by patients both throughout and outside of Texas.  Learn more at www.dermatouchrn.com.