Worry lines, frown lines, laugh or smile lines, crow’s feet …these are all “dynamic” wrinkles caused from years of living and using facial muscles to show expression. The more emotion we show…the deeper the wrinkles and lines can be. Botox® injections can safely and effectively soften lines and reduce wrinkles. Botox® and Dysport are also known as “cosmetic denervation” – a non-surgical cosmetic procedure that many patients have come to depend on to show results within as few as 7 days. Botox is not magic, but a cosmetic treatment that may be the right choice for you to treat those stubborn, persistent wrinkles and lines and restore a bit of “youthfulness” in this age of “appearance consciousness.” What would it mean to you if you were wrinkle line FREE? Or how great would it feel to actually Look as Young as You Feel? Well it’s all possible. In fact, Dr….Read More
Do you know that in people aged 65+ the mRNA vaccines have a vaccine efficacy rate of between 61% to 95% with an average of 86%? So for people aged 65+, on average 14% are not protected even after full vaccination? Now you can get peace of mind with the new Siemens RBD S1 antibody test. One simple blood draw at our office and you get results in a few days. You will know if you have neutralizing antibodies or not. You may overestimate the level of protection and take fewer precautions placing you or a loved one at risk. Know if you indeed have neutralizing antibodies. Click here to book you test and simple blood draw at Azani Medical Spa. SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein and Neutralizing Antibody Targeting the right antibody can have a major impact on understanding patient immune response. Why use a SARS-CoV-2 antibody assay that targets the…Read More
Dr. Monica Gavin, owner and medical director of Azani Medical Spa in Bethlehem Pennsylvania, has research the CBD market for the best options. It is important that potential CBD buyers are educated buyers, since the quality of the CBD varies greatly. After reading Dr. Gavin’s blog post, feel free to email her with any questions you may have at email@example.com or visit www.AzaniMedicalSpa.com WHAT IS CBD? The more that we learn about Cannabis sativa, the more fascinating this medicinal plant becomes. For years, THC was the only cannabinoid widely available on the market, and then CBD came along. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of many cannabinoids, or molecules produced uniquely by the cannabis family. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the primary psychoactive element in marijuana), CBD is non-psychoactive, meaning it doesn’t have a strong effect on cognitive brain activity and doesn’t cause the “high” associated with marijuana. Every variety of the cannabis…Read More
If you are reading this article, I want to congratulate you on making the decision to invest in yourself to feel and look your best! Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is the main pillar of anti-aging medicine. Combined with good nutrition, medical-grade supplements, exercise and stress reduction, you can live the healthiest life possible. To make your BHRT therapy as smooth as possible, here is a list of the most frequently asked questions. We ask that you read it and keep it handy as a reference. Thank you for choosing Dr. Gavin and Azani Medical Spa for your wellness and aesthetic needs! I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT DR. GAVIN’S EDUCATION CREDENTIALS AND WHERE SHE ATTENDED MEDICAL SCHOOL? American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine 2004 Diplomate, Anti-Aging Medicine: Anti-Aging and Regenerative medicine, medical wellness, preventive medicine, genetic testing, genomics, nutraceuticals, adult peripheral stem cell collection, storage and treatment, nutrition, exercise,…Read More
Dr. Monica Carezani Gavin has been providing testosterone replacement therapy for men for the past 10 years at Azani Medical Spa in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. My patients come with symptoms of fatigue, poor libido, inability to do work outs as before, and mood issues, among many others. With the patient history, symptoms, and laboratory (blood or saliva) data for their hormones levels, we put together a plan for overall hormone replacement. We monitor the results, and adjust as necessary. The hormone replacement can be done with pills, creams, and intramuscular weekly injections at home, depending on needs and patient preference. Androgen deficiency in the aging male, ADAM for short, is also known as andropause, affects about 1 in 200 men. As men grow older, levels of free testosterone decrease and estrogen levels increase, leading to a many symptoms, including: Low libido, erectile dysfunction, decreased muscle mass, weight gain, depression, reduced cognitive…Read More
The PA state legislature approved medical marijuana. Dr. Monica Gavin is an approved provider by the PA Medical Marijuana program. This is the list of the qualifying conditions that medical marijuana can be used to treat in PA: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Anxiety disorders, Autism, Cancer, Crohn’s Disease, Dyskinetic Disorders, Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, HIV / AIDS, Huntington’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Intractable Seizures, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Neuropathies, Opioid Use Disorder, Parkinson’s Disease, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain in which conventional therapeutic intervention and opiate therapy is contraindicated or ineffective, Sickle Cell Anemia, Terminal Illness, Tourette syndrome. The patient or the patient’s caregiver must apply online for an ID card/access account on the PA medical marijuana website at https://padohmmp.custhelp.com/app/adult-patient-registration After a medical consultation with…Read More
A more natural way to look young Do you stare in the mirror and simply look TIRED? Facial lines and wrinkles appear more prevalent than ever and your face seems as if it is actually drooping! As we age, we start to lose elasticity in our skin due to the breakdown of collagen. Collagen is the latticework like structure that supports our skin and keeps it smooth, tight and youthful. For the past few decades, surgery was the most effective option. However, today several new, and less invasive, procedures are gaining popularity and producing amazing results! With our culture seeking out more natural and holistic approaches to looking younger, the PRP facial rejuvenation procedure has become a very popular treatment across the country. What is PRP? PRP stands for Platelet-Rich Plasma. PRP is part of your blood and contains healing growth factors that can improve skin tone, texture, and tightness by stimulating…Read More
Azani Medical Spa in Bethlehem offers the Facelift procedure. In today’s cosmetic market, the facelift procedure holds a top spot as one of the top ten most popular surgical techniques. The facelift surgery is tailored to each patient’s individual and specific needs. These needs may include a brow lift, eyelid surgery, and laser skin resurfacing. Although wrinkles are common with age, the facelift procedure can assist by smoothing these wrinkles out. In addition, this cosmetic enhancement may also assist by rejuvenating the appearance of the skin and allowing for a patient to have younger looking skin. The facelift procedure usually lengthens below the skin to change the position of underlying facial muscles. The facelift procedure also works to tighten saggy skin, diminish the appearance of wrinkles, and decrease excess skin. Facelift is a fast, effective, and safe procedure. With the fast recovery period for a patient receiving a facelift, returning…Read More
Laser Skin Resurfacing|Skin Rejuvenation with Fraxel treatment offered at Azani Medical Spa in Bethlehem|Allentown|Lehigh Valley.
Azani Medical Spa in Bethlehem offers Laser Skin Resurfacing with Fraxel to treat wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, sun-induced redness, melasma, and much more. Fraxel treatment for skin resurfacing is an innovative laser treatment which assists in removing years from the appearance of the skin. Laser skin resurfacing allows a patient to recover a more youthful look, by essentially restoring damaged skin with new, fresh skin. Fraxel treatment for skin resurfacing carries astonishing results with a fast recovery time. After treatment, patients will be able to quickly return to their normal daily activities and work. Primary targets of laser skin resurfacing include the fine lines and wrinkles of the face, loose eyelid skin, crow’s feet around the eyes, frown lines, brown spots, uneven skin tone, acne scars, loose skin around the neck, and much more. Laser skin resurfacing includes an in-office procedure with a topical anesthetic cream. This topical anesthetic…Read More
Melasma Cosmelan Depigmentation Mask at Azani Medical Spa in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Center Valley, and the Lehigh Valley.
Azani Medical Spa in Bethlehem is now offering the Cosmelan Depigmentation Mask for Melasma treatment. The most common cause of Melasma includes hyperpigmentation of the skin due to sun exposure. Additional causes may include hormonal changes during pregnancy, the usage of birth control pills, and aging. The Cosmelan Depigmentation Mask for Melasma treatment works to slow the production of melanin within the cells that cause hyperpigmentation. The Cosmelan Depigmentation Mask also works to eliminate pigmented areas of the skin or dark spots that make-up and creams often cannot hide. “Melasma treatment includes two professional medical grade mask applications, as well as a home care regimen without lasers or downtime. This combination constitutes for a highly effective treatment against melasma”, comments Dr. Gavin.Read More