ILLUMINATIONS MEDICAL

A practice of like-minded healthcare professionals working together might be just what the doctor ordered. Talented professionals assume the common goal of offering you the potential to feel your best in a calm, caring, and compassionate environment. A variety of functional medicine, weight loss, cosmetic, and skincare options are available. These are excellent options to help you live a more self-confident, balanced, healthy, and natural life. You can find something that appeals to just about everyone at a medical wellness center. After all, we all want to live longer, healthier, and vital lives. Numerous offerings are available to achieve these goals.

Functional Medicine

Functional medicine therapies can help people live longer and healthier lives. Why wait until you break a bone before being diagnosed with osteoporosis and then begin treatment? Don’t wait until you break a bone and get an osteoporosis diagnosis or put off treatment until you develop life-threatening conditions such as diabetes or heart disease. Once diseases and illnesses have progressed past a certain point, you may be forced the use medications laden with potential side effects that can cause more problems. Functional medicine uses a strategy to predict and prevent disease and illness as well as addressing existing conditions. It provides advanced medical care that aims to maximize your current health and well-being. Paving the way with early intervention can help you improve and maintain your healthy lifestyle. Functional medicine and wellness care focus on procedures such as hormone replacement therapy and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy.

Medical Weight Loss

Medical weight-loss programs often revolve around the principle of lifestyle change through the proactive management of diet, fitness, and promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors. A physician monitors a medical weight loss program. Such a plan typically includes comprehensive metabolic testing and cutting-edge medical diagnostic tools to monitor a patient’s metabolic and physiological shifts during the course of a program. Many people favor medical weight loss programs that focus on their health instead of solely paying attention to weight. Once metabolic balance and health are restored, weight loss becomes a favorable side effect.

Cosmetic Procedures

If you want to feel confident in your appearance, a variety of aesthetic treatments are available from non-surgical body contouring to Botox to PRP Therapy to dermal fillers. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy for facial rejuvenation is becoming ever more popular in aesthetic medicine. More traditional procedures available in this area of medicine consist of injections, including Botox and dermal fillers. 

PRP treatments:

These treatments isolate high concentrations of platelets and growth factors that are injected into the desired cosmetic areas to stimulation repair and growth. PRP has demonstrated usefulness in slowing or reversing the signs of aging, thereby rejuvenating the skin. IPRP is often performed in areas where Botox and dermal fillers are less effective, such as around the eyes and mouth. Research suggests that PRP therapy may be as effective in the treatment of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, and rosacea.

Botox:

Botox relaxes facial wrinkles by cutting off the communication between specific nerves and muscles in the face. Botox injections can produce results in 48 hours, but it can take up to 10 days for pronounced results. Results typically last up about 4 four to six months. Only mild side effects typically result—including mild swelling and redness at the injection sites. 

Dermal fillers:

Dermal fillers are medical implants that help to create a fuller, smoother facial appearance. They are often used on nasolabial folds, cheeks, and lips to increasing volume. Fillers may show immediate results. Patients will want to learn the risks involved with the use of dermal fillers.

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