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Let us start by answering the question most of our potential patients have.
What is a Rejuva Center?
There are several innovative beauty breakthroughs that can rejuvenate the face instantly and affordably without the risks and downtime of surgery. The Williams Rejuva Center offers these non surgical innovations to reduce wrinkles, improve your skin, and beautifully reshape your face in one simple office treatment that can last for 3 months or longer. We offer convenient scheduling, efficient, courteous service and follow-up care all within a private, secure setting.
The Williams Rejuva Center assures clinical excellence under the direction of Dr. Edwin F. Williams III, M.D., F.A.C.S. Our Cosmetic Nurse Specialists are highly trained registered nurses and nurse practitioners practicing under the direction of Dr. Edwin Williams. The Williams Rejuva Center Cosmetic Nurse Specialists attend advanced training sessions on an annual basis to continue to support and enhance the benefits of our treatments, ensuring the beauty of your skin.
A visit to The Williams Rejuva Center begins with an in-depth consultation with the Nurse Practitioner and/or Cosmetic Nurse Specialist under the direction of Dr. Edwin Williams.
You will learn about the latest techniques, innovative procedures and medically based skin care treatments that will noticeably improve your skins overall look, vitality, and performance. Dr. Edwin Williams, the Nurse Practitioner, and/or Cosmetic Nurse Specialists will then design a program to help you meet your individual goals and needs.
Same day consultations as well as treatments are available for your convenience.
Minimally invasive procedures require little or no downtime. The Williams Rejuva Center offers a number of minimally invasive procedures including BOTOX, Restylane, Juvederm, Sculptra, Radiesse, Perlane, medicated skin creams, medical facial peels, laser treatments, and facial rejuvenation programs.
While BOTOX Cosmetic acts to relax the muscles and smooth lines, Restylane, Perlane, Radiesse, and Juvederm act to plump up or fill in lines. Medicated creams, medical facial peels, and Candela Lite Touch laser treatments are all scientifically proven to stimulate collagen production. As we age, we lose collagen, so why not stimulate it!
BOTOX Cosmetic and the new state-of-the-art dermal fillers, such as Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, and Radiesse, have transformed the war against wrinkles. BOTOX Cosmetic is used to reduce wrinkles in the forehead (parallels), around the eyes (smile lines), upper lip (vertical lip lines), and mouth. Soft tissue dermal fillers are used in creative ways to compliment each other, such as our Layering Technique. After extensive training we found that each filler has a specific purpose and/or areas in which it works the best. For example we've found that Restylane and Juvederm give lip enhancement a soft more natural feel where Radiesse, being a firmer product, gets a great result in the nasolabial folds and marionette lines. These products provide an ideal and safe alternative for patients who are not quite ready for surgery, or are looking for ways to maintain results for the years following their surgical procedure.
Medicated skin creams that contain Tretenoin (Retin-A) are scientifically proven to stimulate collagen production. The Williams Rejuva Center makes these creams available to our patients. We have found that, in the past, many patients have not been properly instructed on the use of these medicated creams. Our highly trained Cosmetic Nurse Specialists are here to teach you how to apply these creams to obtain their maximum benefits. Dr. Edwin Williams feels that most patients benefit from tretinoin, and has formulated this ingredient into products with a creamier, less irritating base. These products stimulate collagen, lighten brown spots, and are to be used in conjunction with the cleansers and moisturizers that are also available at our office, or may already be part of your daily skin care routine.
Medical facial peels are also proven to stimulate collagen production which helps tighten the skin and smooth out lines. The surface layer of old skin peels off and a new layer of skin is revealed.
Then medicated creams and miosturizers are able to penetrate the new cells more effectively. These peels are also effective for pigmentation irregularites and help to even out skin tone. These require a 3 day recovery period or longer depending on the strength of the peel.
Candela lite touch laser treatments also stimulate collagen and are effective in the treatment of rosacea and spider veins (nose veins). The Pulse Dye and Smooth Beam Lasers were scientifically proven to stimulate the production of collagen in a study conducted by Dr. Edwin Williams, the findings of his study were published in the Facial Plastic Surgery Archives magazine in 2001. These laser treatments will effect the color, texture, and tone of your skin, giving you a brighter more youthful look.
The Williams Rejuva Center's 6-month Skin Rejuvenation program incorporates treatments that stimulate collagen, improve hyper pigmentation problems (brown spots / age spots), and erase redness or spider veins. It improves skin texture, tone, and color. This program offers two medical level (TCA) peels, four Candela light touch laser treatments, medicated creams, and a basic skin care regime to maintain your beautiful results. The Williams Rejuva Center also offers two additional programs to continue maintaining results: The Next Step, and the Smooth Beam package. The Next Step includes three 10% TCA peels, while the Smooth Beam Package includes four full face treatments with the Candela Smooth Beam Laser. These programs will help you continue improving the healthy look of your skin.
For more information or to book a consultation please contact The WIlliams Rejuva Center at (518) 786-7004.
Q.Do I have to wait for a BOTOX clinic day?
A. No. The Williams Rejuva Center is recognized by BOTOX Cosmetic as a National Training Center. We offer BOTOX Cosmetic treatments daily, and have a large number of clients enjoying their results. Since the Williams Rejuva Center provides such a high volume of BOTOX Cosmetic, Allergan the makers of BOTOX offers our patients an exclusive rewards program.
Q.How long does it take to make an appointment at the Williams Rejuva Center?
A. The Williams Rejuva Center offers many non surgicial procedures where patients can be treated on the same day as consultation. Walkins are welcome, but we Highly recommend calling prior to coming in to ensure a nurse will be available at a specific time.
Q.Are there things I can do to help slow down the aging process?
A. Yes. The key is to stimulate collagen. There are many treatments offered at The Williams Rejuva Center to do just that. We have a growing patient base including most age groups. Some of our patients are coming in as early as their twenties. They are looking to help prevent lines from forming, and to slow the aging process by stimulating collagen production.
Q.Does Dr. Edwin Williams perform the treatments?
A. No, a team of highly trained Cosmetic Nurse Specialists perform the cosmetic treatments. A treatment plan is formulated by either Dr. Edwin Williams and/or a Cosmetic Nurse Specialist.
Q.Does Juvederm work for people of all skin tones?
A. Yes. People of all skin tones can receive treatment with Juvederm
Q.Does Radiesse provide permanent or temporary relief of facial wrinkles.
A. Radiesse replaces volume in the areas of the face such as cheeks, nasal labial folds or narrowing neck line areas. It is temporary and usually lasts approximately one year in most cases.
Q.I had laser hair removal of my upper lip, and now have some hyperpigmentation. Is there anything that can be done to improve this?
A. Treatment with hydroquinolone and constant use of sun block can help with this problem.
Q.How often do most women need to get laser hair removal treatment on their legs, or once the hair is gone, are there no more treatments necessary?
A. We usually treat patients every four to six weeks until all hair is gone, which means the hair follicles are destroyed. This usually takes four to seven treatments if the patients are consistent.
Q.I hear that Botox can be used for migraines. Is there any truth to this?
A. We have found several patients suffering from migraines, had expressed a decrease in frequency and severity of migraines. Many are eliminated all together.
Q.What are some of the risks associated of getting Botox?
A. The risks we find are local and temporary; the most common risk we find is bruising.
Q.I am a 46-year-old woman and I have a lot of wrinkles under my eyes, which makes me appear at least 10 years older. Is it safe to have Botox injections under my eyes?
A. You would need to be evaluated prior to treatment to determine if this is the correct treatment for you. Other options such as filler or surgery may be more appropriate.
Q.These days, almost everything is digital and high tech, even in the aesthetic world. Is a chemical peel done by mostly surgical instruments or is it hands-on application?
A. It is hands-on and done by a professional RN or an MD.
Q.Although I took Accutane for several months, I still have acne stars. Would the Accutane affect any future acne treatments such as skin dermabrasion.
A. You should be off Accutane for at least 9 to 12 months before other treatments are started.
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