Cosmetic Acupuncture

Facial rejuvenation with cosmetic acupuncture:

Cosmetic acupuncture as performed at Sydney’s Natural Health Practice by Rodd Sanchez (Aesthetic acupuncture) has increased in popularity in recent years with both celebrities and the general population. People are opting for a more safe and natural alternative to cosmetic surgical procedures.


Cosmetic acupuncture is an art form which has had an extended period of usage in traditional Chinese medicine, dating back hundreds of years. Aesthetic / cosmetic acupuncture was initially used for the ladies of the imperial courts however it is now available for everyone to experience . Rodd Sanchez follows a cosmetic acupuncture / facial rejuvenation which was taught to him by Virginia Doran

An aesthetic acupuncture session will include a comprehensive Chinese medical diagnosis to ascertain the best way to achieve the greatest results for the individual. At the Sydney cosmetic Acupuncture Clinic, Rodd prefers a six step approach to treatment which encompasses the use of:

  • Traditional body acupuncture points
  • Auricular (ear acupuncture) points
  • Specialised localised cosmetic acupuncture facial points
  • Individualised herbal medicine prescription
  • Herbal masks and preparations
  • Facial massage

This exclusive acupuncture treatment is employed to give the patient the best possible results (all inclusive). Each session ranges from 1 to 1.5 hours depending on the treatment option.

Unfortunately not all patients are suitable for this type of treatment so please consult with reception. People with high blood pressure, clotting conditions, those on blood thinning medications or have a tendency towards fainting are best to find an alternative.

facial_cosmetic_acupuncture_2Specific treatments that focus on improving ones facial appearance are the primary reason for seeking aesthetic acupuncture. This system is a safe and effective methods which can assist in the management and possible disappearance of decreased muscular tone: resulting in bags under the eyes, sagging cheeks, drooping eyelids and double chins. Acupuncture is an exceptional method for promoting blood and lymphatic circulation in order to nourish the facial muscles and firm the skin, and assist in a youthful appearance.

Unwanted wrinkles and scars: May include previous surgical scars or just general wrinkles from the sun or ageing process. Areas of specific focus are the “crows feet” and surrounding eye area (including eyebrows), wrinkles on the upper and lower lip, frown lines, and wrinkles on the forehead.

Discolouration and skin dryness:  which are very common in the colder and dryer months of the year. Pale, red, face, “drinkers nose”, darkness under the eyes, excessive rosy cheeks and generalised dry skin.facial_cosmetic_acupuncture_3

Other condition:May include swelling of the face and sinus congestion. Sinus conditions particularly can be an indirect result of facial tension and hence presence of the above conditions.

At Sydney Aesthetic Acupuncture however, has more than just cosmetic capabilities. The methods that are employed are derived from both traditional and modern medical sciences and are able to manage and treat the following associated conditions:

Dermatological conditions: these include acne (hormonal / adolescent), rosacea, dermatitis, eczema (acute and chronic), psoriasis, urticaria and keratinisation disorders.

Associated conditions: which include psychological manifestations such as stress, insomnia, depression and aggressive disorders. Gastric dysfunction (such as IBS), bloating, abdominal pain, and management of inflammatory bowel disease. Gynaecological disorders: PMT, irregular menstruation, endometriosis, and infertility assistance.face mask man

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