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WHAT ARE EXOSOMES? 

Exosomes are tiny, bubble-like structures that are naturally produced by our cells. They play an important role in cell communication and transportation within our bodies. Imagine them as the postal service of our cells, delivering messages and packages to other cells.

To understand exosomes, let’s first talk about cells. Our bodies are made up of billions of cells, and they constantly interact with each other. Cells need to communicate and share important information to maintain proper functioning. Exosomes are like messengers that facilitate this communication.

Exosomes are incredibly small, typically ranging in size from 30 to 150 nanometers (that’s about 1,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair!). They are released by cells into their surrounding environment, and they contain various molecules such as proteins, genetic material (like DNA and RNA), and lipids.

Once released, exosomes travel through bodily fluids like blood or other bodily fluids. They act as little vehicles, shuttling the molecules they carry from one cell to another. These molecules can include important signals, genetic instructions, or even waste products that need to be removed. Exosomes can travel relatively long distances in the body and reach different organs or tissues.

When exosomes reach their target cells, they dock onto the cell’s surface and transfer their cargo into the recipient cell. This cargo can have different effects on the receiving cell, depending on the specific molecules it contains. For example, exosomes might deliver instructions to help the cell produce certain proteins or influence the cell’s behavior in some way.

In summary, exosomes are small, bubble-like structures released by cells that act as messengers, delivering important molecules to other cells. They play a crucial role in cell communication and transportation within our bodies, and their study has the potential to revolutionize our understanding and treatment of various diseases.At 100X more powerful than PRP, exosomes are the upgrade and new hero in town when it comes to skin care treatments! 

Here’s an explanation of how exosomes can be beneficial for the skin, who should use them, how they can be used, and some frequently asked questions:

Benefits of Exosomes for Skin Improvement:

Regeneration and Repair: Exosomes contain bioactive molecules, such as proteins, growth factors, and nucleic acids, which can promote skin cell regeneration and repair damaged tissues.

Anti-Aging Effects: Exosomes can stimulate collagen and elastin production, improving skin elasticity and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Brightening: Exosomes may help in reducing hyperpigmentation by inhibiting melanin production and promoting a more even skin tone.

Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Exosomes can modulate the immune response and reduce inflammation, making them useful for skin conditions like acne, eczema, and psoriasis.

Who Should Use Exosomes:

Exosomes are suitable for individuals looking to improve their overall skin health, address signs of aging, or manage specific skin conditions. However, it’s essential to consult with our skincare professional to determine if exosomes are suitable for your specific needs.

How Exosomes Can Be Used:

Microneedling: Microneedling involves using a device with tiny needles to create microchannels in the skin. Exosome-infused serums can be applied during or after microneedling to enhance absorption and stimulate skin rejuvenation.

Professional Treatments: Exosomes can also be injected into the skin, hair and body. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Exosomes for Skin Improvement:

Are exosomes safe for skin use?

Exosomes are generally considered safe, as they are derived from natural cellular components. However, individual sensitivities or allergies can occur. It’s advisable to consult with our professionals before incorporating exosomes into your skin care routine. 

How long does it take to see results?

Results may vary depending on the individual and the specific skin concern. Some individuals may notice improvements within a week, while others may require longer periods of consistent use. Collagen stimulation continues to take place as the weeks pass. 

Can exosomes replace other skincare products?

Exosomes are typically used in conjunction with other skincare products to enhance their effects. They can complement a comprehensive skincare routine but may not replace essential skincare steps such as cleansing and moisturizing.

Are exosomes suitable for all skin types?

Exosomes can be beneficial for various skin types, but it’s crucial to select treatments that are suitable for your specific skin concerns and sensitivities.

How long does this treatment take?

75 minutes 

How much does exosomes cost?

Microneedling with exosomes – $1200 BDS

Injected exosomes by Physician – $1500 BDS

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