Helping with Your Weight Loss

March 30, 2021
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In this month’s first blog, we discussed the Quarantine 15 phenomenon, where, thanks to this ongoing virus, we’ve all put on a few unwanted pounds over the full year of quarantines, lockdowns, closed gyms, cancelled recreational sports leagues, and the rest. While working from home is probably a good trend in many ways — less …

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The Quarantine 15

March 15, 2021
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From Springfield to Santa Fe, from Plymouth to Peoria, we’re all sick of being stuck inside for way too much time. What was initially a novel kind of fun — who knew anyone other than those on a cruise ship or retirement center would like putting together jigsaw puzzles? — rapidly turned into indoor drudgery. …

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Speeding Your Fitness

February 28, 2021
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At Affirm Health Center, a big part of our business is helping our patients who struggle with weight loss. We now offer two Accelerated Fitness Programs that utilize peptides to enhance weight loss and the building of new muscle. We offer both a Long-Term Fitness Program (three months) and a Short-Term Fitness Program (one month). …

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Our Short-Term Fitness Program and the MOTS-c Peptide

February 14, 2021
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In this month’s first blog, we talked about our new Long-Term Fitness Program at Affirm and the addition of the AOD-9604 peptide to help our patients speed weight loss and the building of new muscle. That is a three-month program. In this second blog, let’s discuss our other Accelerated Fitness Program. It is our Short-Term …

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Who’s Up for Some Needling?

January 30, 2021
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We all know someone who’s always there with a subtle barb. They’re expert at giving you some light needling. Maybe your skin needs a little of that. At Affirm, we call it microneedling. This effective treatment for improving skin tone and texture and decreasing stretch marks involves creating hundreds of microscopic injuries to the surface …

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Give Your Skin Some New Year Crystals

January 15, 2021
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These days when you mention the word crystals, many people instantly think of some 90s New Age mumbo jumbo with Yanni on a CD in the background. But at Affirm Health Center, we love crystals, not necessarily for their, uh, holistic properties, but for their ability to remove old, dull, damaged skin from your face. …

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New Eyebrows for a New Year

December 30, 2020
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Microblading may sound like the latest craze for zipping down the streets of Springfield, raising the eyebrows of bystanders. Actually, microblading is only about those eyebrows — it is a form of semi-permanent make-up designed to give the patient fuller, more defined eyebrows. After this longest of years, maybe upgrading your eyebrows with the team …

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Juvéderm Has Different Fillers to Fit Different Needs

December 15, 2020
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In last month’s second blog we talked about coming see us at Affirm for Botox or Xeomin injections to erase wrinkles on the upper third of your face, things like crow’s feet and the dreaded 11s. This month let’s talk volume loss. Often when looking at an older person, it appears almost as if the …

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Relax Those Wrinkles for the Holidays

November 30, 2020
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Most people don’t know this, but it’s not the case where you’ve seen one wrinkle and you’ve seen them all. There are actually two types of wrinkles: static wrinkles and dynamic wrinkles. Static wrinkles hang around all the time. That’s because they are caused by damage to the skin and to declining collagen production levels …

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Longer, Thicker Eyelashes by Spring

November 15, 2020
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Every woman would like to have eyelashes like the famous cocker spaniel in Lady and the Tramp, batting them to hold sway over men like Lady held sway over Tramp. But, short of a whole lotta mascara or a box of fake eyelashes, how are you going to get them? Long eyelashes have always been …

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