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Revitalize Medical Laser Centre

Women’s health shouldn’t be embarrassing or invasive. At Revitalize Medical Laser Centre, located at 2425 Tecumseh Rd. East, suite 216, a team of medical professionals offer various non-invasive, nonsurgical procedures that offer qualifying women the opportunity to take control of their feminine health.

Using state-of the-art laser technology, paired with the extensive experience of their physicians, Revitalize offers a variety of services in their warm and relaxed atmosphere. The decision to get treated at Revitalize will leave you feeling confident in the quality of your care.

The team consists of 5 OB/GYNs, 3 medical aestheticians, and a nurse injector, rounded out by their administrative team. Their goal is to make feminine health more accessible, and help educate people about the different options they have available to them that they might not otherwise know about. There are many reasons why someone may be unhappy with their body, whether it be due to appearance, a chronic condition, or the way that it feels. At Revitalize, many of their patients come to us after being referred by their OB/GYN, but those without a referral are welcome as well. All patients will be given a consultation with their licensed physicians to discuss whether their treatments are right for them. Revitalize will never over treat or under deliver. Honesty and integrity are part of who they are.

VAGINAL REJUVENATION
Collagen is a natural protein found in many parts of the body, such as skin, bone, tendons, and muscles, that provides strength and structure to connective tissues. As we age, the production of collagen starts to decline, causing the skin to become thinner and more fragile. With The MonaLisa Touch™–one of the first treatments of its kind–minimally invasive and painless laser technology is used to stimulate collagen production in the vaginal wall. This treatment can also help relieve the uncomfortable symptoms of hormonal change that many women experience, especially after menopause (e.g. vaginal dryness, itching, pain during sexual intercourse), and uses a CO2 Fractional laser to reverse vaginal atrophy and laxity. Revitalize also recommends the MonaLisa Touch™ as a way to treat Lichen Sclerosus, a skin condition resulting in patchy white skin in the genital and anal areas.

Revitalize also offers other treatments for rejuvenation that have been gaining in popularity, such as Votiva™. This treatment helps with the remodeling of the labia and vulva to improve laxity and the appearance of wrinkles, as well as strengthen muscles–especially after childbirth. Childbirth also commonly causes women to experience urinary stress incontinence, and the Votiva™ treatment can help fight incontinence, vaginal dryness, blood flow, sensitivity, and the painful sensations caused by labial hypertrophy as well. These treatments can help improve your self-esteem and sexual interest.

MICRONEEDLING
Vaginal rejuvenation isn’t the only treatment that Revitalize offers. Dermatological conditions can happen anywhere on the skin, and so Revitalize also offers Microneedling treatments which help to rejuvenate the skin. Fractora™ is a microneedling technique that is the most advanced Fractional RadioFrequency treatment Revitalize offers. With this treatment, RadioFrequency energy is delivered to the skin through an array of pins, producing heat and small micro lesions. This aids in healing acne scars, sagging skin, and loose jowls and neck lines. The same technology, under the name of Fractora V™, can also be used for labial tightening and reduction.

Along with the Fractora, we also provide the SkinPen. The SkinPen is a medical grade micro needling device which was the first FDA approved device of its kind, and the only one approved by Health Canada for addressing dermatological conditions. Using 14 sterile needles to stimulate the body’s natural healing process, this device is a proven effective method in renewing the skin to healthier conditions, and the procedure comes with minimal downtime.

COSMETIC INJECTIONS
Wrinkles, crow’s feet, and worry lines are a common concern clients have, and Revitalize offers treatments that differ from the standard use of Botox, providing you with an alternative option for a younger appearance.

Revitalize uses Xeomin Cosmetic™ injections as their neuromodulator (wrinkle relaxing injection), and Belotero as a filler. Xeomin contains the same formulation as Botox, but is a purer substance which makes it a good substitute for those with allergies or immunity to Botox. Marlo, one of the nurses at Revitalize, explains that what she likes about Xeomin is that not only is it great for relaxing the muscles and softening lines, but it also has therapeutic uses, such as for the treatment of TMJ and hyperhidrosis.

Xeomin can also be used as an inexpensive way to get fuller lips, with injections lasting for roughly 1-2 months and fills out your lips without affecting your smile. Marlo sees this as a great way to test out how you feel about the fuller lip look as its shorter duration can be used as a trial before doing something more permanent.

Belotero, a dermal filler made with a naturally occurring component of our skin called hyalorunic acid (HA), is an injection that Revitalize uses to help create a smoother, more natural looking finish. The way the strands of HA are cross-linked and stretched helps it to set within the tissue effectively, adjusting to high and low zones in the dermal layers. These injections typically last from 6-12 months and can also aid in keeping the skin hydrated, making it look full and fresh.

From laser hair removal to body contouring, Revitalize has so much more to offer. SculpSure, a laser that was approved by the FDA in 2017, uses heat to break down stubborn fat pockets on the body. As opposed to techniques that use freezing, SculpSure has no risk of hyperplasia or shark bites. With each treatment, patients can expect up to 24% fat reduction, taking about 2-5 treatments spaced out every 6 weeks.

COVID-19
If you are concerned about seeking treatment during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Revitalize strives to ensure that all guidelines are being followed by staggering appointment times, screening all patients prior to their appointments, regular cleaning, and even has equipment available that makes facial treatments possible while masks are required.

Call (519) 254-1444 or visit revitalizelasercentre.ca to book your free consultation today.