City Lifestyle

Want to start a publication?

Learn More

Featured Article

Z&L Esthetics

"We want people to look as great as they feel"

Dr. Zack Willams, a medical doctor specializing in internal medicine, and Laurie DeCiantis, a nurse practitioner specializing in family medicine, recently opened Z&L Esthetics Med Spa in Rocky Hill, offering non surgical cosmetic procedures. 

Z&L Esthetics offers botulinum treatments from all the brands approved by the FDA. These products help diminish the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the face and neck including the forehead, and frown lines "the 11s," (the twin lines between the eyebrows) just to name a few. 

But botulinum is only the beginning of the services offered by Z&L Esthetics. They offer treatment using dermal filler made from hyaluronic acid, a natural component of skin that helps to keep your skin hydrated and healthy. Filler improves areas of volume loss including the cheeks, under the eyes, the nasolabial folds, and the lips. In fact, lip volumizing is the most requested treatment Dr Williams receives. 

"My favorite part of using filler with a patient is handing them the mirror when we're finished. Their expression makes this worthwhile," says Dr. Williams.

But the treatment that sets their med spa apart is Mrs. DeCiantis' specialty, Platelet Rich Plasma, known as PRP. 

Platelet Rich Plasma is obtained by drawing a patient's blood and separating it using a spinning apparatus known as a centrifuge. This separates the plasma "liquid gold" from the red blood cells. The plasma contains growth factors that promote healthy skin and is injected in the face, as well as the scalp for hair restoration. When combined with microneedling, a process used to create micro-abrasions/punctures of the skin to promote new cell growth, the effects are remarkable. 

But this is not the only use for PRP. In addition to using plasma for skin restoration, a new technique being delivered by Z&L Esthetics, is the ability to gelatinize a patient's plasma to create their own dermal filler. This plasma filler corrects volume loss similarly to hyaluronic acid filler. Z&L Esthetics is the only Med Spa in Connecticut, performing this procedure. 

What can Z&L Esthetics offer to the patient that doesn't want injectables? 

Z&L Esthetics carries Neocutis, medical grade skin care products. Neocutis products were originally developed to treat burn victims. The results were remarkable and the product was made available to the public. 

Skin care is important and not overlooked at Z&L Esthetics. Patients are encouraged to book a free consultation to discuss an individualized skin care regimen.

"This is not a one size fits all approach. We pride ourselves on providing an individual management plan for each patient. Our goal is to turn one-time customers into long-term skin care patients," says Mrs. DeCiantis. “Ultimately we want people to look as great as they feel.”

Z&L Esthetics 

Sola Salons, Suite 3, 38 Town Line Road, Rocky Hill

www.zlesthetics.com

203-350-9837