Question: What is Mei Zen cosmetic acupuncture?

The Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System is a unique method utilizing tiny acupuncture needles at a very shallow depth on the face and neck. The needles are inserted into the dermis layer, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. We also add body acupuncture points for skin health and underlying conditions.

How long does cosmetic acupuncture last?

The effects of Facial Acupuncture Rejuvenation are cumulative and last up to 3-5 years after a course of 10 treatments, with maintenance. Each patient will be different, but usually each patient will need maintenance treatments once per month or once per season.

How does cosmetic acupuncture work?

Cosmetic acupuncture works by increasing blood flow and stimulating the muscles beneath your face to improve their tone and conditioning. This improves your skin’s elasticity, which helps smooth out wrinkles and lines.

Can acupuncture go wrong?

Although nobody has ever died from acupuncture gone wrong (in the UK at the time of writing) there can be some serious side effects if the needles aren’t placed correctly. If the needle is incorrectly inserted – wrong angle, or too deep, or just completely wrong location, there is a chance for it to hit a nerve.

Does acupuncture really work?

National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment alone or in combination with conventional therapies to treat the following: Nausea caused by surgical anesthesia and cancer chemotherapy.

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