Can acupuncture make my face look younger?

Maoshing Ni, PhD, LAc
Geriatric Medicine
Acupuncture has shown effectiveness in facial rejuvenation. Adjunctive or stand-alone treatments are used for wrinkle reduction, age line reduction, and general facial muscle tone, health and wellness. Acupuncture is also very effective in post-surgical recovery, especially in facial cosmetic surgery. In addition, many herbal masks and washes are used to augment the treatment. The usual treatment plan is weekly for eight to twelve weeks and results in substantial reduction of fine age lines and the improvement of skin and muscle tone.

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