Internationally renowned Shonan Beauty began nearly two decades ago in Japan, where it quickly grew to more than 85 locations throughout the country. In 2017, Shonan Beauty expanded into the United States, with a Shonan Beauty Clinic now open in Thousand Oaks, where experts offer a wide range of medical-based aesthetics, including a full service regenerative and rejuvenation medispa, plus life-changing plastic surgeries.
Experts at the helm of this practice include Dr. Katrina Riboni, an anesthesiologist who is associated with numerous hospitals; Dr. Allen Foulad, who is highly specialized in plastic surgery of the face; Scott Mortensen, a board certified physician assistant who has more than two decades of experience in the medical field; and Diana Ruiloba, a board-certified physician assistant who has expertise in skin care and collagen-inducing technologies.
Shonan Beauty Clinic in Thousand Oaks most recently launched IV vitamin therapy, which involves the administration of vitamin and nutrients directly into the bloodstream. These vitamins and minerals, which come from a sterile compounding company, include Vitamin B-12, Vitamin C, niacin, calcium, magnesium, amino acids and zinc, as well as NAD+, a coenzyme found in all living cells that’s required for the fundamental biological processes that make life possible. This infusion also includes glutathione, which is considered one of the most important and potent antioxidants; as well as the amino acid L-cysteine, which brightens the skin and reduces oxidative stress, which can ultimately prevent cell damage.
By taking these vitamins and minerals intravenously, they go directly into the bloodstream and therefore bypass the digestive system, which increases their absorption directly into the cells, giving them 100% bioavailability. IV vitamin therapy takes between 30 to 45 minutes, in which patients can relax, read a book or work on their laptop. For those who don’t have much time, this treatment can also be done as a “push,” which takes about 15 minutes.
The benefits of IV vitamin therapy are vast, including immersing the cells with hydration, which make the skin look radiant and more youthful, as well as overall healing and repair in the entire body. And because the vitamins and nutrients bypass the digestive system, they give patients a quicker shot of vitality through the organs and muscles, which can last up to four weeks.
PRP Therapy Benefits
Shonan Beauty Clinic in Thousand Oaks also offers an outpatient treatment that involves utilizing a person’s own platelet-rich plasma—known as platelet-rich plasma therapy or PRP therapy— whichliterally stimulates new cell growth in the patient’s body wherever it is injected. This can be used for hair restoration, under-eye fillers and lip-plumping, as well as help with pain, arthritis or injuries. PRP therapy is often sought out by athletes to help with symptoms, including swelling, stiffness, inflammation, tenderness and pain. On the aesthetic side, it promotes smooth and toned skin and reduces the appearance of scars and blemishes.
Shonan Beauty Clinic also offers outpatient procedures, including Botox injections, dermal fillers, laser skin treatments, micro-needling, non-invasive body sculpting and tattoo removal; as well as surgical procedures, including liposuction for the face and body, brow lift, lower and upper eyelid blepharoplasty and rhinoplasty. In addition to its location in Thousand Oaks, Shonan Beauty Clinic also has an office in Irvine, led by Dr. Yoko Suzuki, and offers complete gynecological services.
Shonan Beauty is located at 425 Haaland Dr., Suite 102, in Thousand Oaks. For more information, call 805.723.8008 or visit ShonanBeauty.com/Thousand-Oaks-location/ .