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A Few Words on Home Skin Care Products

facelift1Do you ever wonder why there are certain companies that have a new “latest and greatest” product in their TV commercials every month or two?  The answer is marketing and peak sales.  If you spent $150 for one ounce of an exfoliant and it burned your skin, would you keep it?  Most people asked would return it or never use it again.  So, while these retail companies advertise that they have an alpha-hydroxy or beta-hydroxy acid in their product, they also add a buffer (a base) to take away the sting.  What this does to the acid is it changes the pH.  Once the pH changes, the acid is completely inactivated and cannot even penetrate the skin.  Therefore, the expensive $150 per ounce peeling agent is nothing more than an expensive moisturizer.  So, once the company’s profits start to decrease due to dissatisfaction with the product, they release a new product that promises even better results.  The truth is that these over the counter products do not work for the most part.

Only medical-grade skin care products will truly penetrate, exfoliate, and nourish the skin.  Dr. Mueller recommends Retin-A, toners, alpha and beta hydroxyl acids, hydroquinones, antioxidants and vitamin – C serums as the basis for home lifetime skin care.  He will review recommendations with his clients based on their specific needs.

Home Skin Care Products

NEOCUTIS – skin care products are derived from science and Swiss technology to enhance your skin’s natural beauty. Each product helps diminish the signs of aging and stress that can add years to your face. NEOCUTIS products contain an exclusive and proprietary skincare ingredient that was discovered by medical researchers to help heal wounds and burns without scarring.

BIOCREAM – Bio-restorative skin cream with PSP®, a complete protein blend of Human Growth Factors and Cytokines to help calm irritated skin and give you a rejuvenated look.

BIOCREAM RICHE – A richer, more emmolient version of the original PSP® cream.

BIOGEL – Bio-restorative Hydrogel with PSP®.

JOURNEE – Bio-restorative day cream with PSP® SPF 30+ – the most complete anti-aging cream day cream with PSP®, antioxidants, hyaluronic acid and UVA/UVB protection.

LUMIERE – Bio-restorative eye cream with PSP®. Refreshes delicate eye area with intensive line smoothing cream.

LUMIERE RICH – Bio-restorative eye balm with PSP®. A richer version of LUMIERE in a luxurious, emollient balm.

BIOSERUM – Bio-restorative serum with PSP® for visible results in as little as seven to 14 days. Helps reduce wrinkles and lines. Increases skin firmness.

NOUVELLE – Retinol skin cream to help reduce the signs aging.

BLANCHE – Skin-lightening cream.

PERLE – Skin-brightening cream.

PECHE – Serum with patent pending Rosaplex® to help reduce skin redness.

HYALIS – 1 percent hyaluranote refining serum.

NEOCLEANSE – Glycerin rich cleansers, gentle or exfoliating, to moisturize while clarifying your skin.

Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancers 

Woman eye with extremely long eyelashesIf you want to look better, but aren’t ready for surgery, you may be surprised by what a big difference a simple, non-surgical treatment to enhance your eyes can make. With LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution), you can grow thicker, darker, fuller eyelashes for a dramatic eye appearance. LATISSE is available by prescription only, and choosing the right physician will ensure you get the most from this exciting new treatment. That’s why so many people considering LATISSE choose Dr. latisse1Mueller. There are possible side effects associated with the treatment which will be reviewed with you before you make a decision.

Patients who choose Dr. Mueller at Virginia Facial Surgery are choosing a doctor who has specialized in lasers and facial cosmetic surgery since 1994.  To learn more about LATISSE, you may request a consultation.  Call Dr. Mueller’s office at 757-496-8066.

How It Works

latisse4To ensure that your LATISSE treatment is safe and that you get optimal results, Dr. Mueller will perform a careful evaluation. Once it has been determined that you are a candidate for LATISSE, he will discuss possible side effects with you and demonstrate how it should be used. Treatment is simple and you do the treatment yourself every night before bed – just follow some simple instructions:

  • Carefully cleanse your face of all skin care products and remove contact lenses.
  • Place the LATISSE solution on the applicator.
  • Smooth the applicator carefully along the base of your upper eyelashes.
  • Blot any excess product.
  • Throw the applicator away.

It’s that easy. After 12 to 16 weeks you will see dramatic results. You must continue treatment with LATISSE or your lashes will return to their previous state.

PrioriMD Skin Care Products

PrioriMD was developed by the same skincare scientists who pioneered the cosmeceutical revolution by developing and licensing some of the industry’s most successful anti-aging skincare technologies. The products are available only through licensed physicians.

Clinical Recovery Serum – the most concentrated  DNA repair and enzyme product available.

Clinical Lash and Brow Enhancer – for thicker and fuller lashes.

Clinical Mineral Skincare – clinically proven to reduce the visible signs of aging, fine lines and pigmentation.

Revalé Anti-aging Skin Care

Rich in botanical antioxidants, Revale’s skin care products help improve the appearance of skin while preventing future damage. The Revaleskin® System is clinically proven protection against free radicals – the No. 1 cause of premature skin aging. The products contain CoffeeBerry® whole fruit extract, a natural blend of plant-based polyphenol antioxidants.

  • Facial Cleanser
  • Skin Firming Serum
  • Replenishing Eye Therapy
  • Intense Recovery Treatment
  • HydraLift Complex
  • Illuminesse Brightening Complex
  • Night Cream
  • Natural Defense Broad Spectrum 25 Sunscreen