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Esthetician & Skin Care Products > HydroFacial equipment

Considering adding a service to our practice. Looking into HydroFacial equipment. Anyone have experience with this equipment? ROI?

12.23 | Unregistered CommenterMike B

Hello! Hydrafacial is an excellent addition to a medical spa practice for several reasons- it is literally "goof proof" the time required to produce great results is minimal- think 30 minute facial ( lunch time-after work) and the results are excellent. No- I do not sell the machine-but I do recommend it to all my medical spa clients!

I really like the HydraFacial equipment. Serums required to run the machine can become costly, however, if you do any kind of laser treatment or invasive treatments the HydraFacial works well to round out the services you provide.

01.10 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa D.

I already think the Dermasweep technology is more advanced, but, we'll see after I attend the demos i have scheduled for hydrafacial. FYI: the 'serums' for the Dermasweep are only $3 (clinically tested for efficacy; organic, paraben free) and are good for at least two treatments.

01.14 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie V

Mike, Hydrafacial, Silkpeel and DermaSweep are older technology. DermaFrac from Genesis Biosystems does all that those systems do, plus it offers microchanneling for infusion of topicals into the upper dermis - at 1/3 the price of Hydrafacial.

01.15 | Unregistered CommenterJim L

Please explain...Is microchannelling similar to microneedling?

01.16 | Unregistered CommenterGloria

Yes Gloria it is similar. However, the microchanneling tip cap is attached to a hand piece under vacuum control. This ensures proper control by the operator. The channel depth ensures the serums get to the depth that provide efficacy, but there is no pain or bleeding associated with the treatment. The serums are simultaneously infused into the papillary dermis while the micro-channels are created. All of the other machines mentioned simply try to push serums through the D/E junction with limited penetration. The machine also performs conventional microdermabrasion, which is often performed just prior to the micro-channeling treatment and it is then followed by LED which is also included on the platform.

01.17 | Unregistered CommenterJim L

Does Anyone know of alternate solutions that can be used on the hydra facial equipment?

01.19 | Unregistered CommenterSkin guys

Alternative solutions are not available and it is a good idea to avoid going down that road. Hydrafacial serums are formulated to maintain the system free of build up and residue. Alternative solutions may easily clog the system, causing residue or build up, which can be a breeding ground for bacteria and possibly alter the composition of the fresh serum flowing past the hypothetical build up. Also, if at all available, the composition of alternate solutions may not align with the clinical protocol. So substituting the serums is hardly worth the risk towards the safety and/or efficacy of the treatment. I do find that with a little ROI planning, the cost of serums looks quite manageable.

01.20 | Unregistered CommenterDerma Wise

has anybody used Hydrafacial system long enough to see results?

02.26 | Unregistered Commenterpetherick

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