Meet Nurse Mirna Gomez, RPN, RRDH
Mirna is a certified Nurse Injector who has worked in the healthcare industry for over thirteen (13) years. She started her career as a Dental Hygienist before pursuing her dream of becoming an Aesthetics Nurse. Her diverse and extensive background set her apart in the industry where she provides the best care and results for her clients.
Mirna is known for her expertise in non-surgical, minimally invasive facial and body enhancement procedures allowing her to achieve near-perfect rejuvenation and cosmetic treatments.
Mirna has advanced certification in Medical Esthetics from the Canadian Board of Aesthetic Medicine (CBAM) and has completed various courses and in-person training in the field of Cosmetic Injectables which include dermal fillers, neuromodulators, platelet-rich plasma and mesotherapy. Mirna is a member of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO). She is also a member of the Canadian Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO), Canadian Dental Hygienist Association (CDHA). Mirna continues her education in new and safe techniques that would benefit her clients.
Mirna will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan to achieve the best and most natural results for you. Upon completion of each treatment you will leave feeling your best, with full understanding of all aspects of the procedure received, including product used and post treatment care.
NEUROTOXIN (BOTOX® / Dysport®)
What is botulinum toxin type A?
The cosmetic form of botulinum toxin is a popular injectable that temporarily reduces or eliminates facial fine lines and wrinkles. The most commonly treated areas are frown lines, forehead creases, crow’s feet near the eyes. Several other areas have been treated such as thick bands in the neck, thick jaw muscles, lip lines, and gummy smiles.
Botulinum toxin is a purified substance that’s derived from bacteria. Injections of botulinum toxin blocks the nerve signals to the muscle in which it was injected. Without a signal, the muscle is not able to contract. The end result is diminished unwanted facial wrinkles or appearance. Commonly known types of botulinum toxin type A injections include Botox®, Dysport®, and Xeomin®
Botulinum toxin can be used too...
Smooth crow’s feet, forehead furrows, frown lines, lip lines, and bunny lines
Diminish neck bands
Improve the appearance of skin dimpling of the chin
Lift the corners of the mouth
Soften a square jawline
Correct a gummy smile
The FDA has approved the use of Botox® for frown lines and crow’s feet, while Dysport® and Xeomin® are approved for frown lines only. All other uses are considered “off label.”
Injections of botulinum toxin may seem like a simple procedure to you since it’s just a few shots. But it’s actually both an art and science that only an experienced healthcare professional should do.
There are 43 muscles in your face and it’s vital that the person who performs botulinum toxin injections understands and pinpoints the correct spots to optimize your treatment.
A very thin needle is used to inject small amounts of botulinum toxin into specific muscles. By carefully choosing specific muscles, your healthcare provider weakens only the wrinkle-producing muscles, preserving your natural facial expressions.
Botulinum toxin treatment injections usually take less than 15 minutes.
The number of injections you need will depend on your facial features and the extent of your wrinkles. Crow’s feet, for example, usually demand two to three injections. Furrows above your brow could take five or more.
There is no downtime or recovery time for botulinum toxin injections.
You may notice results within a few days, but it can take up to 2 weeks to see the full effect. This improvement typically lasts about three to four months.
Cost: Botox $11/unit| Dysport $10/unit
Dermal fillers help to diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face.
As we age, our faces naturally lose subcutaneous fat. The facial muscles are then working closer to the skin surface, so smile lines and crow’s feet become more apparent.
The facial skin also stretches a bit, adding to this loss of facial volume. Other factors that affect the facial skin include sun exposure, heredity, and lifestyle.
What dermal fillers can do
Plump thin lips
Enhance shallow contours
Soften facial creases and wrinkles
Improve the appearance of recessed scars
Reconstruct contour deformities in the face
Decrease or remove the shadow of the lower lids
Dermal fillers can be very helpful in those with early signs of aging, or as a value-added part of facial rejuvenation surgery.
What dermal fillers can’t do?
For some patients, surgery such as a facelift, brow lift or eye lift may be the best approach. Nonsurgical rejuvenation treatments, such as soft tissue fillers, cannot achieve the same results but may help delay the time when consideration of a facelift becomes appropriate. It is important to remember that dermal fillers are temporary treatments for facial aging and that ongoing treatments will be needed for long-term results.
Lip Filler Prices:
0.5 Syringe - Mini Plump $290
0.75 Syringe $425
1 Syringe $535
Filler Dissolving $120 (Please Note: Free for clients who I had worked with)
Derma Filler Packages:
4 syringes take 10% off
6 syringes take 15% off
8 syringes take 20% off
Derma filler tear through $550
Platelet Rich Plasma
In recent years, PRP has become a “trending therapy” in aesthetic medicine. Practitioners are using the natural healing properties of platelets to improve the appearance and overall health of the skin.
PRP is derived from the patient’s own blood and may contain growth factors that increase collagen production.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can be combined with collagen induction therapy (microneedling) treatment in the form of dermatologic autologous blood therapy. It can be applied topically to the entire treatment area during and after collagen induction therapy treatments (Vampire Facial) or injected intradermally to scars.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can be combined with collagen induction therapy (microneedling) treatment in the form of dermatologic autologous blood therapy. It can be applied topically to the entire treatment area during microneedling treatments.
PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a person’s blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into the scalp.
Some in the medical community think that PRP injections trigger natural hair growth and maintain it by increasing blood supply to the hair follicle and increasing the thickness of the hair shaft.
PRP therapy process.
PRP therapy is a three-step process. Most PRP therapy requires three treatments 4–6 weeks apart.
Maintenance treatments are required every 4–6 months.
Your blood is drawn — typically from your arm — and put into a centrifuge (a machine that spins rapidly to separate fluids of different densities).
After about 10 minutes in the centrifuge, your blood will have separated into three layers:
- platelet-poor plasma
red blood cells
The platelet-rich plasma is drawn up into a syringe and then injected into areas of the scalp that need increased hair growth
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2310 Bloor St West Toronto, Ontario. M6S 1P2, Canada
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