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Non-Surgical Facelift

Case 001

Patient
Sara, 20 years old, Female

Physical findings
Inflammatory papules & pustules appearing on the forehead, cheeks and chin.
Sara has tried tetracycline and topical agents for 1 year and is desperate.

Diagnosis
Burton Acne grade 3 with redness and irritation.
Open and closed comedos. Very oily skin.

Treatment
Soli-Tone was used as first line therapy
  • LumiFacial "Acneic skin 2" program 3X week, every 2nd day
  • Combination treatments using :enzyme peels once a week

Treatment results
After 12 treatments, acne's appearence reduced with 80% decrease of inflammatory papules & pustules.
Redness improved by 90%.

Home care
Client uses Spectro Gel morning & night as well as azulene paste on pimples.

Client's commentary
Client is still acne free with the exception of some minor monthly brake-outs (1 or 2 pimples on chin) associated with her period.
Client is very happy, and comes every 6 weeks for maintenance.

 




Case 002

Patient
Johanne, 50 years old, Female

Physical findings
Solar elastosis
Sagging eyelids
Deep nasal labial fold
Sagging jowls
Moulted pigmentation

Diagnosis
Very coarse skin, enlarged pores on T-zone, deep nasal labial fold and frown line, general loss of elasticity, pronounced on the jaw and neck area (Sun worshipper).

Treatment
Combination treatments:
  • 6 microdermabrasion
  • 6 LumiFacial "Pigment 2" Combined with 6 LumiLift "Face lifting" program
  • Sonophoresis with Kineson whitening gel

Treatment results
Client looks 10 years younger.
Visible lifting of the eye contour tightening of the neck muscles.
Skin is refined and pigmentation reduced by 75 %.

Home care
Exfoliation scrub once/week, using lightening & anti-aging products alternating firming cream with Vitamin C.

Client's commentary
I am so happy, it is the best treatment I ever had and I will maintain results with monthly treatments.

 




Case 003

Patient
Michelle, 36 years old, Female

Physical findings
Smoker and sun worshipper had tried IPL rejuvenation.
Her skin was left with hyperpigmentation in some areas.
Premature solar elastosis, frown lines, deep peri-oral wrinkles as well as on cheeks.
Hyperpigmentation around the chin area.

Diagnosis
Combination skin, very deep lines on cheeks and around the mouth (smoker lines)

Treatment
Soli-Tone was used as first line therapy consisting of:
  • 4 microdermabrasion to resurface deep wrinkles and lighten pigmentation spots
  • 8 LumiFacial "photo-treatment" program
  • Sonophoresis with Kineson whitening gel

Treatment results
Pigmentation's appearence reduced 95%.
Peri-oral wrinkles 75%.
Lines are resurfaced softer to the touch.
Skin recovered some elasticity is radiant and younger looking.
Client is motivated to stop smoking and be more careful under the sun.
She will keep monthly maintenance treatment.

Home care
Cleanser, lightening lotion, use "Vivescence" products.
Cell recovery moisturizer and Collagen booster.

Client's commentary
The results are fantastic and most of all without nasty side effects

 






Case 004

Patient
Cecilia, 52 years old, Female

Physical findings
Deep nasal Labial fold and frown lines
Sagging jowl
Hyperpigmentation and redness in some areas
Has menopausal problems, insomnia, rosacea flairs

Diagnosis
Combination skin, brown and red patches around the chin area.
Moulted pigmentation.

Treatment
Combination of:
  • 4 microdermabrasion
  • 10 LumiFacial Photo-aging program & LumiLift face lifting
  • Sonophoresis with Kineson antioxidant gel (Vitamin A, C & E)

Treatment results

80% improvement on wrinkles
75% on sagging jowls and nasal labial fold;
70% on eyelid;
70 % on moulted pigmentation;
Redness is completely under control.

Home care
Uses Age delaying, firming products morning and night.

Client's commentary
I was so distressed by my deep laugh lines and uneven skin tone
I am relieved to be rid of them, I definitely look and feel 10 years younger

 






Case 005

Patient
Nathalie, 38 years old, Female

Physical findings
General redness
Deep nasal labial fold
Moderate loss of firmness under the chin
Client has severe reaction to AHAs.
Client is on HRT.

Diagnosis
Sensitive, combination to dry skin, redness face & chest area.
Intermittent rosacea papules.

Treatment
Combination of:
  • 6 LumiFacial "Redness 2" program
  • + 4 Lifting program concentrating on Zygomaticus, Levator Labial, Masseter and Sterno Cleido Mastoid muscles
  • Sonophoresis with Kineson antioxidant gel (Vitamin A, C & E)

Treatment results
85% result on redness, tightening of facial contour, wrinkles are diminished.
Client looks younger and is very satisfied.
Will maintain monthly maintenance.

Home care
Appropriate products (cleanser, toner, day & night cream).

Client's commentary
My skin never felt this great!
My friends want to know what I did to look younger.

 




Case 006

Patient
Sue, 40 years old, Female

Physical findings
Mild hyperpigmentation on forehead, deep perioral wrinkles, fine lines around the eyes.
Has Botox injections performed on forehead.
Has tried glycolic peels that caused atopic dermatitis and residual pigmentation.
She does not want the side effects of strong tropical's

Diagnosis
Topical retinoid use has resulted in skin inflammation.
Has some post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
Beginning of marionette lines and sagging neck.

Treatment
Combination of:
  • 3 microdermabrasion insisting on forehead and around the mouth
  • 2 LumiFacial "Pigmentation 1" program to photo bleach pigment on forehead
  • We continued with 4 "Photo-Aging" programs
  • 4 lifting to tighten neck area, lifting was combined with LumiFacial treatments

Treatment results
80% improvement of wrinkles as well as tightening facial contour
Pigmentation on forehead totally disappeared.
Client is very satisfied; she is amazed with the results obtained without any side effects or down time.

Home care
Client uses non-comedogenic, oil free products and whitening product on pigmentation spots.

Client's commentary
I feel so much more confident, I look great; I will try to keep a monthly maintenance.

 






Case 007

Patient
Muguette, 61 years old, Female

Physical findings
Premature skin aging
Frown lines
Peri-ocular wrinkles
Deep nasolabial fold
Marionette lines
Sagging jowls
Client is bothered by deep lines and sagging facial features.

Diagnosis
Dry and sensitive skin, client has heart problems, her medication increases her skin sensitivity.
Coarse pores on "T" zone, redness on cheeks and neck

Treatment
Combination treatments using
  • 4 Microdermabrasion 20% intensity
  • 8 LumiFacial "Photo-aging 1" combined with 10 LumiLift program repeating lifting phase on jowls and neck area
  • Sonophoresis with Kineson antioxidant gel (Vitamin A, C & E)

Treatment results
Nasal labial fold & Wrinkles improved by 80%
75% improvement on sagging jowls & marionette lines
Improved skin color & texture
Client looks 10 years younger

Home care
Client is using "Vivescence", Specific age delaying products, Day & Night cream for sensitive skin.

Client's commentary
Her friends asked if she had a surgical face-lift.
She is extremely satisfied and purchased a series of monthly maintenance treatments.

 






Case 008

Patient
Jacques, 61 years old, Male

Physical findings
Pigmentation problems from years of sun abuse.
Client is being treated for pre-cancerous lesions
Dilated capillaries causing general redness
Solar lentigines

Diagnosis
Solar elastosis, Coarse skin
Enlarged pores, dull & lifeless complexion
Sagging jowls

Treatment
Combination of:
  • Microdermabrasion was performed every week insisting on pigmentation
  • 10 LumiFacial alternating "Pigmentation- 2" with "Photo-aging- 2" program
  • Sonophoresis with Kineson whitening gel

Treatment results
Client continues monthly maintenance consisting of a microdermabrasion procedure followed by the LumiFacial panel "Photo-aging 2" program

Home care
Client is using "Vivescence", Specific age delaying products, Day & Night cream for sensitive skin.

Client's commentary
My children saw the difference, after the first treatment my skin was brighter.
After the treatment series, my skin is brighter, looks healthier and my wrinkles smooth
I look and feel younger and I will try very hard to come for monthly maintenance

 






Case 009

Patient
Sophie, 16 years old, Female

Physical findings
Juvenile acne
Very concerned about her appearance, mildly depressed.
Her dermatologist suggested "Accutane" oral prescription; her mother is concerned with the serious side effects of this drug and wants to first try a non-invasive approach.

Diagnosis
Burton grade 4
Full faces, pustular acne with general inflammation, open & closed comedos.

Treatment
Combination treatments:
  • 12 LumiFacial treatments "Acne 2" program, 3X week, every 2nd day
  • Combination treatments using enzyme peels 2X week, for the first two weeks
  • 1 microdermabrasion the last week of the treatment, once acne was cleared.

Treatment results
Acne clearing maintained by monthly treatments.
1 year after initial treatment client is still acne free.

Home care
Lactic acid soap used daily, morning & night followed by rosemary extract lotion.
Uses benzoic peroxide on pimples.

Client's commentary
Her mother is thrilled by results.
Has referred 2 new clients.
Sophie has a boy friend now; she is more confident and no longer depressed.
After 1 year client is still acne free with the exception of some minor monthly brake-outs (1 or 2 pimples on chin) associated with her period.

 






Case 011

Patient
Raymonde, 61 years old, Female

Physical findings
Solar elastosis from sun abuse
Very deep peri-oral wrinkles and moulted pigmentation
Client is bothered by her sagging jowls

Diagnosis
Dry and very reactive skin
Loss of elasticity
Uneven pigmentation

Treatment
Combination treatments:
  • 6 microdermabrasion 20- 30 % intensity once every 10 days
  • 10 LumiFacial "Photo-Aging 1" combined with 10 LumiLift programs
  • Sonophoresis using Kineson "White" Gel alternating with "Vitamin" gel

Treatment results
90 % improvement on peri-oral wrinkles
80% on tightening facial contour
75% on moulted pigmentation
Skin is brighter, less coarse and much finer

Home care
Client is using "Superior Secret" Anti-aging products and whitening products with liquorice extract and a SPF 20 every day.

Client's commentary
Client looks 10 years younger and is very satisfied.
She was primarily concerned with her sagging facial contour and is very pleased with the results.
She is on the maintenance program.

 






Case 012

Patient
Jasmine, 32 years old, Female

Physical findings
Superficial moulted pigmentation
Deep frown lines
Premature skin laxity

Diagnosis
Combination to oily
Sun damaged
Hyperpigmentation
Coarse skin and blemishes on the chin

Treatment
Combination of:
  • 4 microdermabrasion 20-30 % for 10 min./ 1X week on pigmented areas
  • 8 LumiFacial "Pigment 2" program 2X week
  • 4 LumiLift program once a week
  • Kineson "White" Gel used with Sonophoresis phase

Treatment results
75% improvement on pigmentation
95% on frown lines and skin laxity
Skin is brighter
Pores are refined

Home care
Client is using "Superior Secret" whitening products with liquorice extract and a SPF 20 every day.
Once a week she exfoliates and uses a whitening mask.

Client's commentary
I will never have to use covering products anymore.
My skin never looked so nice.
Client is very motivated by the results and will keep her maintenance treatment once a month.

 






Case 013

Patient
Monique, 72 years old, Female

Physical findings
Skin laxity
Sagging jowls
Severe rosacea
Moulted pigmentation

Diagnosis
Very dry and sensitive skin
Loss of elasticity
Sagging jowls
Client is bother by her neckline; she had a surgical face lift 12 years ago and does not want to do it again.
She is looking for a less drastic, more natural alternative.

Treatment
Combination of:
  • 5 Light Microdermabrasion 20%
  • 10 LumiFacial program alternating Redness 2 & Photo-aging 1 programs
  • Combined with 10 LumiLift, repeating "lifting" phase twice on jowls & neck area
  • Sonophoresis using Kineson antioxidant gel (Vitamin A, C & E)

Treatment results
Client looks and feels 10 years younger.
Her friends & family found the results spectacular.

Home care
Client uses Anti-Aging products with anti-oxidants and matrixyl, morning & night.

Client's commentary
I cannot believe the results it is like turning back the clock, I lost 10 years.
My skin feels great and the treatment is painless, very relaxing and no down time.