Glossary

Idebenone

A synthetic analog of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), this brain stimulant increases brain energy levels and rejuvenates cell mitochondria throughout the whole body. Most recently, it has been shown to be very supportive in the treatment of Friedreich's ataxia and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is also an experimental drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive defects.

Infrared Treatment

This treatment uses far-infrared light to mimic sunlight without the exposure to harmful ultraviolet light. Applied using lamps or through infrared saunas to relieve sore muscles and joints and to detoxify. 

Injectable Nose Job

A non-surgical procedure using use the same injectable collagen used for filling in nasolabial folds to make a bumpy nose look smaller by camouflaging the bumps and straightening the profile. It can also make a crooked nose look straighter, raise a droopy tip and correct contour irregularities from post surgical rhinoplasty scarring. It corrects imperfections making the nose more symmetric and in harmony with the rest of the face.

Injectables

General term for fillers consisting of collagen, biologic acids or synthetic compounds that are injected under the skin to eliminate small wrinkles and plump facial and bodily contours. Results are temporary. 

In-office Teeth Bleaching

The quickest and most expensive way to whiten teeth. With in-office bleaching, the whitening product is applied directly to the teeth and can be used in combination with heat, a special light, and/or a laser. Results are seen in only one, 30- to 60-minute treatment; but to achieve dramatic results, several appointments are usually needed.

Intense Pulsed Light

A nonablative photorejuvenation treatment that uses multiple wavelengths of light to address fine to moderate lines and wrinkles, unwanted facial hair, pigment problems and rosacea. 

Invisalign

This series of clear, removable teeth aligners is used by orthodontists and dentists as an alternative to traditional metal dental braces. 

Isolaz

An acne treatment that uses a unique laser that combines a vacuum and painless broadband light to deep cleanse and purify pores from the inside out. This laser technology is referred to as “Photopneumatics™,” meaning it takes advantage of both light (photo) and air (pneumatics).