Microchanneling

Microchanneling is a revolutionary treatment taking LA, Miami, and NYC by storm! This amazing procedure offers incredible looking results in just a matter of minutes without any downtime.

Would you like your skin to take on that Hollywood red carpet dewy-smooth glow? Perhaps you are looking for the benefits of Botox and dermal fillers, but don’t like the idea of injections or are concerned about pain. Our master esthetician, Franki Lambiotte is thrilled to provide the Richmond community with our specialized microchanneling procedure. This procedure is carried out with expert precision and care to provide you with exceptional results without downtime.

What Is Microchanneling?

Microchanneling is a revolutionary treatment taking LA, Miami, and NYC by storm! This amazing procedure offers incredible looking results in just a matter of minutes without any downtime. Microchanneling works via a precise and even placement of “micro” amounts of Dr. Shaw’s proprietary blend of Botox, dermal fillers, vitamins, antioxidants, and growth factors directly onto the upper layer of your skin. When applied, the microchanneling mixture provides you with a radiant, plump, and evenly toned complexion.

Microchanneling Process

Dr. Shaw and his staff customize each treatment microinfusion with different ingredients depending upon your particular goals or skin correction needs. When you arrive at our Richmond office, you will be greeted with a warm smile and a comprehensive consultation session. After assessing your specific skincare needs, Franki will administer the microchanneling treatment via very fine, hypoallergenic, hollow gold plated needles. The procedure takes about 10 minutes and includes lidocaine to minimize discomfort and remove the need for numbing.

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Mixture Options

Our microchanneling anti-aging cocktail mixtures include several ingredients which can be added/removed upon request.

Neuromodulator: Botox / Dysport / Juveau – By applying micro amounts directly into the skin, we can maximize benefits without concern for affecting the underlying muscles. The use of these injectables has the following benefits: Reduction in fine lines

  • Decreased pore size
  • Reduction of scars
  • Reduction in skin oil
  • Prevention and correction of crepey skin under eyes

Dermal Fillers / Hyaluronic Acid – Hydrates skin without adding lumps or unevenness from injections. This ingredient helps:

Cannabidiol – Our skin contains receptors called CB2 which exert a potent anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effect. By adding this ingredient, we can promote your skin’s natural healing ability, providing the following benefits:

  • Calming of irritation
  • Reduction in redness
  • Reduction of acne, rosacea, eczema and other similar conditions
  • Restoration of youthful texture
  • Prevention of aging signs
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Vitamins C, E, and Glutathione – These powerful antioxidants are commonly used to combat free radical damage and help collagen synthesis. The aid by providing the following benefits:

  • Improvement in skin health
  • Reversal of sun damage
  • Dry skin hydration
  • Reduction of irritation
  • Anti-aging
  • Brightening of dull skin
  • Correction of pigmentation problems

Hydroquinone / Phloretin – These powerful depigmenting compounds help reduce melanin and offer the following benefits:

  • Correction in pigmentation
  • Brightening of skin tone
  • Promotion of tone evenness

Additional Microchanneling Options

Not Just Plain, Jane – Dr. Shaw’s proprietary formula containing Botox, filler, cannabidiol extract, and Lidocaine

Add ons: $79

  • Light Bright – Corrects pigmentation issues with hydroquinone/phyloretin
  • The Plumper – Gives volume boost with a double dose of filler
  • Acne Blaster – Reduced breakouts, anti-inflammatory with Vit C E and double Cannabidiol
  • Take me back 10 – Corrects signs of aging with Collagen Induction Therapy
  • Freeze me in Time – Prevents the signs of aging with Vit C E and Glutathione

A La Carte – Can add any combination of ingredients to customize your treatment

Cost: $49 each

  • Vitamin C and E
  • Glutathione
  • Hydroquinone / Phyloretin

Treatment Results

After your microchanneling treatment, you will notice an immediate improvement in your skin hydration and glow. In 2-7 days, your skin will take on a newfound smoothness – you will see a reduction in the appearance of fine lines, pore size, and oil on your skin. In 1-2 weeks, your skin will become refined and take on an airbrushed beauty. Long term benefits feature an increase in skin tightness as collagen and elastin production improves. Dr. Shaw recommends 1-3 monthly treatments to get started, the results will then last 3-4 months.

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Treatment Recovery and Downtime

The procedure can be used to improve the skin on your hands, neck and chest. It is even less invasive than traditional microneedling, which is better suited for correction of more serious skin issues like deeper wrinkles or severe acne scarring. Following your microchanneling session, you can return to normal activities right away, though we ask you not to wear makeup until the next day.


Microchanneling in Richmond, Virginia

Microchanneling treatments can quickly and easily transform your complexion without the risk of looking overdone. Visit Travis Shaw, MD today to discuss out full line of treatment options. Make an appointment by calling/texting (804) 775-4559 or submitting your information via the form below.


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