Cosmetic Acupuncture Clinic: Common Questions & Answers

1. What are the differences between Cosmetic Acupuncture and Traditional Acupuncture?

Cosmetic Acupuncture integrates TCM theory such as Yin & Yang, Vital Substances, Zang Fu Organs, Qi and the 5 Elements with a Modern Medical understanding of The hematic, lymphatic & nervous systems to achieve its results.

2. After how many sessions can results be observed?

Results should be visible after the first session. A recommended course of treatment is 8 sessions for a month, plus a session every month to maintain the benefits. However, this may vary according to the patient's age and skin condition.

3. How long do the results last?

As people's skin types vary this is difficult to accurately estimate. The method used stimulates the activation of cells to promote self healing. As such the results generally last longer than other methods.

4. Can wrinkles be effectively treated?

Fine lines, sagging skin caused by reduced skin elasticity or a lack of water can be treated. Deep or well established wrinkles require additional treatment methods.

5. Are there any side-effects?

The needles used are extremely fine and sterile, of single use and are of a high quality stainless steel. It is safe and little side effect. But some individuals with sensitive skin may experience some local bruising. Normally it will fade away in a few days.

6. Is there any impact on daily life after a treatment?

Not especially. You just need to avoid anything that would cause stimulation of the skin, such as a sauna.