Skin & Aesthetic Surgery of Manhattan
Michelle Henry, MD
Board Certified Dermatologist located in Midtown East, Manhattan, NY
What is AQUAGOLD®?
AQUAGOLD® fine touch™ is a unique and innovative microchannel technology designed to rejuvenate the skin by delivering customized serums and solutions directly into the dermis. This device features tiny, gold-plated needles that create microchannels in the skin's surface, allowing for precise and effective delivery of various therapeutic compounds. AQUAGOLD® treatments can target a range of skin concerns, enhancing overall skin health and appearance.
AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch™ Q & A
Which Areas Can AQUAGOLD® Treat?
AQUAGOLD® can be used on multiple areas of the face and body, including:
- Face: The treatment can address fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and pigmentation irregularities for a more youthful complexion.
- Neck and Decolletage: AQUAGOLD® can improve the texture and tone of the neck and chest areas.
- Hands: The device can rejuvenate the skin on the hands, reducing the appearance of aging and enhancing skin quality.
Who is a Candidate for AQUAGOLD®?
AQUAGOLD® is suitable for a wide range of individuals looking to improve their skin's texture, tone, and overall appearance. Potential candidates include:
- Those with Fine Lines and Wrinkles: Individuals seeking to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face and other treated areas.
- Pigmentation Concerns: People with pigmentation issues, such as sunspots and melasma, can benefit from targeted treatments.
- Dull or Uneven Skin: Those looking to enhance skin radiance and achieve a more even complexion.
- Sensitivity to Traditional Treatments: Individuals with sensitive skin who may not tolerate other treatments well can find AQUAGOLD® to be a gentle alternative.
How Long Does AQUAGOLD® Take?
AQUAGOLD® treatments are quick and convenient. A session typically lasts around 15 to 30 minutes, making it an ideal option for those with busy schedules. The treatment is designed to fit seamlessly into your routine without causing significant downtime.
Is AQUAGOLD® Painful?
AQUAGOLD® treatments are generally well-tolerated and cause minimal discomfort. The device's gold-plated needles are incredibly fine, which helps reduce any sensations of pain or discomfort during the procedure. Some individuals may experience mild tingling or sensitivity, but these sensations are temporary and fade quickly.
How Can I Prepare for AQUAGOLD®?
To ensure a successful AQUAGOLD® treatment and the best possible results, consider the following preparation steps:
- Consultation: Schedule a consultation with Dr. Henry to discuss your concerns, goals, and medical history.
- Sun Protection: Protect your skin from sun exposure before and after the treatment to minimize the risk of complications.
- Skin Products: Follow Dr. Henry's instructions regarding skincare products before and after the treatment.
- Hydration: Keep your skin well-hydrated by drinking water and using moisturizers as recommended by Dr. Henry.
- Inform Dr. Henry: Share any allergies, medications, or medical conditions you have to ensure the safety and effectiveness of the treatment.
AQUAGOLD® fine touch™ offers a gentle and effective way to deliver customized treatments directly into the skin for improved texture, tone, and radiance. Its versatility and minimal discomfort make it a popular choice for individuals seeking subtle yet noticeable improvements in their skin's appearance. To determine if AQUAGOLD® is suitable for your needs, consult with Dr. Henry who can provide personalized guidance based on your unique goals and concerns.