If you follow my Instagram page then you will know that I have been feeling incredibly down from the inside & out. I did a post the other day here:
The response I had from my followers and total strangers left me speechless. I took every bit of advice to heart and I thank you for your kind words & wisdom, you helped me get better. You really, really did!
There is also one other person I have to thank…
On Wednesday morning, I was still rather fragile. Better, but not 100% myself. I had yet managed to shake off my depressive state.
When I arrived to the Wellbeing Medical Centre, I told myself that I was going to be okay, that I was going to soon feel a lot better about myself. It was a new day after all.
It had been more than two years since I last saw Dr. Olimpia Carmen, how time flies in this city. She is truly a fantastic doctor! ‘Wellbeing Medical Centre‘ has been open for 9 years, located right in the heart of Jumeirah.
I don’t know what it was at Dr. Olimpia’s clinic, but I left feeling like a new woman. So she is the last person I wanted to share a big thank you with! I had tears in my eyes when I got to my car. She just made me feel NEW again. The treatment, the way she spoke to me, the way she worked on my face like I was a glass doll…I was on a different level. Thank you!
If there is one thing you can do for yourself this new year then I recommend a visit to her for a little TLC! Believe me, you will thank me for it!
First I will quickly tell you about Dr. Olimpia Carmen and then I will go into detail about my treatment. She graduated from the University of Babes-Bolyai, Romania with a degree in science and biology plus a diploma in cosmetology. She has more than 26 years of expertise in the field of aesthetics, skin care, lasers and anti-aging medicine.
“Olimpia is one of the pioneers in Laser and Aesthetic treatments in Dubai, being the first in Dubai to receive a SPECIALIST LICENSE for the DERMATOLOGIC LASER.
Being a member of World Society of Interdisciplinary Anti-Ageing Medicine, Olimpia likes to research the newest treatments and procedures existing in LASER AND AESTHETIC field.
Olimpia has proven to provide astonishing results in customized treatments. She uses a combination of different procedures (lasers, devices + ingredients) making her treatments unique.”
My treatment was what Dr. Olimpia would call a customized “4D treatment”. She worked literally every layer of my skin. The first three layers she did using The ‘Ultraformer’ procedure which is a non-surgical skin lifting & skin tightening treatment. In two weeks I will return to work further on the surface of my skin (the final and 4th layer). She did do a bit on Wednesday but I will do a separate review on that after I go back in mid February, I don’t want to confuse you!
The Ultraformer is a non-invasive procedure to lift eyebrows, sagged skin on the face and neck + it improves lines, wrinkles and skin tone. Ultraformer can basically give you a face lift without all the blood, gore and pain! In fact it is one of the most popular non-invasive face lifting procedures in the aesthetic world today.
It is virtually painless. I popped into her clinic shortly after 11am and was out less than one hour later (we talked a lot) the actual treatment takes less than 30 minutes!
First I had to put on a headband and a hair net, then a nurse took some before pictures of me. Yes, I know it’s brutal, like a mug shot right?
After that, I lay down on the clinic bed and Dr. Olimpia got to work on me. She applied a type of liquid ultrasound gel (nearly the same they use on your stomach when having an ultrasound). Then using the small Ultraformer wand, she began work on my neck and then slowly all the way up my face to my forhead. Did it hurt? No, not really! You feel these tiny little ‘zaps’ that’s it!
The Ultraformer sends something called HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) energy below the skin. This energy is what you feel when you get that ‘zap’ sensation. In short, it is actually stimulating the collagen to regenerate itself. It target’s the three layers of the superficial and dermis along with SMAS. If you didn’t know, this is the same layer of tissue that surgeons pull tight in a face lift! As the thermal energy safely heats this tissue, the result is the tightening of the skin and the formation of new collagen.
In three months time when that collagen has fully formed (that’s how long it takes) is when I will be able to see the long-term lifting and tightening effect. I can’t wait! I have already talked to Dr. Olimpia and asked her if I can return to her clinic in exactly 3 months time to get an ‘after shot’. Then we can compare, I can get feedback from Dr. Olimpia and of course I can share two photos with you side by side! Yay!
What did my face look like when I left? Well, I felt like I was GLOWING. Like I said before, I felt alive and NEW! First of all, it was the first time this year that I felt good about myself and didn’t feel sad. So that sure helps! Really quickly, no I did not have any marks or redness! Why? Because there is no downtime doing this treatment. It sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? I’m telling you, it’s the future of aesthetics! It blows my mind! Can you only imagine what will be invented in years to come?
If you feel like your skin needs a little ‘pick-me-up’ or you want to try one of Dr. Olimpia’s customised treatments then here are all the details you need to know:
Wellbeing Medical Centre is located in Jumeirah 3, Umm Suqueim 2 opposite of J3 Mall and just a few minutes away from Interchange 3 on Sheikh Zayed Road and Mall of the Emirates.