Anti-Aging Treatments

At Soma Acupuncture and Wellness, we offer varying Anti-Aging Treatment options to ensure that you achieve the best cosmetic results.

Micro Needling & Nano-Needling

This treatment combats wrinkles, acne hyperpigmentation, fine lines, stretch marks, and other skin blemishes using your body’s own repair process.

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a centuries old practice that is based on the principle that health is manifested from the inside out.

Facial Cupping & Gua Sha

Transform your appearance by increasing blood flow to the face. Treat a variety of skin conditions such as Acne, Rosacea, Melasma, TMJ, Sinus Pressure and more.

Micro Needling

Common reasons for considering micro needling:

  • I have fine lines and wrinkles.
  • My skin makes me look older than I am.
  • I have areas of sun damage.
  • I am embarrassed by melasma or hyperpigmentation.
  • I want to minimize noticeable acne scarring.
  • My skin has a rough or uneven texture.
  • I am looking for a non-surgical treatment solution.
  • I have Non-autoimmune hair loss
  • I have stretch marks

If you can relate to any of the above statements, I welcome you to call or email our practice and schedule a micro-needling consultation. After learning more about your skin rejuvenation needs and goals, I can recommend whether micro-needling, nano-needling, or cosmetic acupuncture  can deliver the best results.

Q: What is Micro-needling?

A: Micro-needling involves the use of tiny, sterile needles that create controlled micro “injuries” to the skin. Micro-needling can be performed with a serum, and/or with radiofrequency. Micro-needling allows for deeper penetration of serum into the skin and boost elastin and collagen production. The result is a more uniform skin texture and tone. When combined with RF, micro-needling also creates a tightening effect with a higher stimulation of collagen production.
The entire face is first numbed with a topical ointment to ensure a painless treatment. After applying a thin layer of serum to the skin, the pen is gently moved across the skin’s surface, where it creates thousands of micro-channels in the skin. This process triggers the body’s natural production of growth factors, fresh collagen, and elastin for smoother and thicker skin. The micro-needling process will also help topical skin care products penetrate 3000% more. The number of passes I make depends on the patient’s individual skin health and skin regimen.

Although my micro-needling patients usually start to see results one to two weeks after the first treatment, a series of three to six treatments, spaced four weeks apart, is recommended. you will get a personalized treatment schedule based on your individual needs and goals. If you have deep wrinkles, substantial skin damage, or scarring, you may need more than six treatments to see your desired results.  Ultimately, new collagen and elastin formation in the skin often results in visible improvement for up to one year.

Q: What does Micro-needling improve?

A: Micro-needling can minimize pore size, improve fine lines and wrinkles, create a skin tightening effect, improve the appearance of scars, and reduce hyperpigmentation.

Q: Does Micro-needling hurt?

A: A numbing cream is applied to the skin prior to the treatment to minimize any discomfort.

Q: Is Micro-needling performed with serums?

A: Yes, due to the 3000% more absorption that micro-needling gives us, we use three serums to concentrate on specific needs.  We recommend micro-needling with the use Swiss Apple Vegan Stem cell serum. The stem cells of the famous Uttwiller Spätlauber trees of Switzerland have been scientifically proven to trigger the epidermal cells of the skin to begin self-renewing at a pace similar to that of early youth. This prevents the skin from sagging, developing lines and wrinkles, and appearing unhealthy or dull.

Micro-Needling is great for:

  • Deep wrinkles
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Stretch marks
  • Deep acne scars
  • Hair growth (best for hair loss due to genetics. Not for hair loss due to Alopecia or Auto-immune. For Alopecia or Auto-immune, acupuncture and herbs are best.


Swiss Apple Vegan Stem Cells

  • Recommended.
  • New Skin Cells.
  • Increases proliferation of human stem cells by 80% (Mibelle et all)
  • Study showed a reduced depth of crow’s feet wrinkles after only two weeks.

Pure Lumos Age Spot Remover Algae Serum

  • Blue Biotechnology Naturally Occurring
  • Evens out skin tone
  • Improves luminosity
  • Decreases Hyper Pigmented Areas, Melanoma, Sun Spots
  • Reduces melan-A protein levels (40%)
  • Diminishes the amount of human tyrosinase protein by up to 48.9% and its activity by 24.3%.
  • Decreases the amount of melanin pigment produced by melanocyte in culture by 61.3%.
  • Acting on melanocytes, resulted in a 69% lower uptake of particles (phagocytosis)
  • Neutralizes hyper-pigmentation (related to age spots) in reconstituted epidermis.

Crustaceum Naturally Occurring Marine Algae Serum

Nano needling with E. Crustaceum Naturally Occurring Marine Algae serum

  • Decreases vascular permeability to ameliorate eyebags and dark circles
  • Enhances bilirubin degradation to reduce the vascular pigmentation that causes dark coloration under the eyes
  • Promotes the production of type I collagen and elastin by dermal fibroblasts
  • Diminishes glycation of collagen to maintain strength and elasticity of the dermis
  • In vivo, it improves the appearance of all signs of aging in the eye contour area including dark circles, puffiness, and wrinkles

*NOTE: All Micro-needling and Nano-needling treatments includes Hylauranic Acid.  Serums are optional 

Recovery and Results

There is virtually no downtime after micro-needling. Skin may look slightly pink or have moderate redness, but there are very few other side effects. We strongly recommend using products provided to you exclusively for the first four days. Mineral-based make up may be used if necessary during this period of time. After full recovery, you may continue your usual product regimen.

How long will my micro-needling results last?

Micro-needling results typically last 1 year after treatment. You can prolong your results by using the skin care regimen that we recommend. For best results 6 treatments are advised. Plan on maintenance treatments once or twice a year after your initial treatment series to keep up your results.

How will I look after my micro-needling treatment?

Your skin might look slightly pink to moderately red for up to 24 hours after treatment. We can recommend products to minimize these symptoms and enhance the results.

Contra-indications to MicroNeedling:

  • Local infection such as warts
  • Active Acne
  • Moderate to severe chronic skin disease such as eczema and psoriasis
  • Blood dyscrasias, patients on anticoagulant therapy
  • Extreme keloidal tendency
  • Patient on chemo/radiotherapy
  • Active Herpes zoster outbreak
  • Blood thinners (NanoNeedling ok)
  • Pregnancy (NanoNeedling ok)


Micro-Needling & Acupuncture Combo

  • Gold: Acupuncture + MicroNeedling @ $300 per session
    • Gold Bundle: 4 Sessions: Save $150 total
  • Platinum: Acupuncture + MicroNeedling + Apple Stem Cell @ $400 per session
    • Plantinum Bundle: 4 Sessions : Save $200 total
  • Diamond: Acupuncture + MicroNeedling + 2 Serums @ $450 per session 
    • Diamond Bundle: 4 Session: Save $300 total

Micro-Needling Only (No Acupuncture)

  • Refresh: MicroNeedling @ $250 per session
    • Refresh Bundle: 4 Sessions: Save $100 total
  • Renew: MicroNeedling + Apple Stem Cell Serum @ $350 per session
    • Renew Bundle: 4 Session Package : Save $200 total
  • Revive: MicroNeedling + 2 Serums @ $450 per session
    • Revive Bundle: 4 Sessions: Save $250 total

The Ultimate Anti-aging Care Plan:

  • $1000 for 1 Month, 4 Sessions Treatment Plan: Includes 1 Mico, 2 Nano, 1 Cosmetic Acupuncture, 1 Apple Stem Cell Serum 

*NOTE: All MicroNeedling and NanoNeedling treatments include Hylauranic Acid.  Additional Serums are optional. $99/Additional Serum. 


Q: What is Nano-needling?

A: Allows up to 97% product absorption. This treatment combats wrinkles, acne hyperpigmentation, fine lines, stretch marks, and other skin blemishes using your body’s own repair process.

Nano-Needling is similar to micro-needling but works a little differently. Nano-Needling only affects the epidermis, treating within the upper .15 mm of the skin. The benefits of this serum infusion treatment include pigmentation reduction, increased cell turnover, skin rejuvenation and an immediate glow with no downtime. This treatment can be done weekly to exfoliate the skin. This treatment is used on the under eye area to reduce bags and dark circles and can also be used during pregnancy.

Nano-needling is also used in combination with Micro-needling for a skin boost 2 weeks after your initial micro needling treatment and for your yearly upkeep of micro-needling treatment.

Nano-Needling great for:

  • Fine lines & wrinkles
  • Swelling or sagging skin
  • Post Micro-Needling treatment support

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a centuries old practice that is based on the principle that health is manifested from the inside out. It is a gentle, effective and safe way to combat the signs of aging and erase years from your face without the risk or downtime of surgery or injections. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture builds collagen, tones muscles, improves circulation, minimizes puffiness and prevents premature aging by stimulating blood flow to allow the organs, muscles and lymphatic system to function properly.

Facial Gua Sha

Facial Gua Sha This ancient old technique uses specially crafted hand held pieces of smooth jade to invigorate the skin, smooth out wrinkles and increase blood supply. Facial Gua Sha can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as Acne, Rosacea, Melasma and dark circles. Facial Gua Sha is used as part of a comprehensive acupuncture facial rejuvenation program for wrinkles, sagging and puffiness. Facial Gua Sha can address areas such as the neck and jowls, which are prone to sagginess. The increased blood circulation, which occurs during Gua Sha, helps to detoxify the face and move stagnant blood and inflammation, which can occur under the eyes. By providing increased blood flow to the face, the skin is better nourished and healthier.

Facial Gua Sha is offered as an add-on as part of a comprehensive facial rejuvenation treatment.

Facial Cupping

Facial cupping can be transformative to your appearance either as a standalone treatment, or as an addition to acupuncture facial rejuvenation. The benefits include increased local circulation to the skin, drawing nutrients to the surface and enhancing absorption of lotions or serums.

This treatment will bring collagen to the surface, reduces puffiness & dark circles, diminish lines, drain nasal sinuses and lymphatic system. Conditions such as TMJ and sinus pressure are also relieved.  Facial Rejuvenation cupping is entirely painless and is not an irritant to the skin; it can be used on rosacea, melasma and on sensitive skin.

Facial Cupping is offered as an add-on as part of a comprehensive facial rejuvenation treatment.

We’ve helped patients to feel rejuvenated, look younger, age gracefully as well as reverse the effects of aging. Ready to look and feel your best self? We can help you.