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What Does a Chemical Peel Feel Like?

Unveiling fresh, radiant skin, diminishing imperfections, and embracing a rejuvenated glow are not the stuff of fairy tales. They’re the transformative impact of a chemical peel.
Sep 1st, 2023

5 Benefits of PRP

Harness the power within you to restore your natural beauty. Discover how platelet-rich plasma therapy unlocks potent healing abilities for hair restoration, skin rejuvenation, and more.
Jul 11th, 2023

How Can I Get Younger-Looking Hands?

Over time, hands can tell a story of age that doesn't align with your youthful spirit. Don't let these signs of aging hold you back. Discover how hand rejuvenation treatments reverse signs of aging, and restore youthful hands.
Jun 2nd, 2023

How Do I Know Which Dermal Filler is Right For Me?

Both Juvéderm® and Restylane® are excellent options for addressing various skin concerns. Choosing the right dermal filler requires careful consideration. Consulting with an aesthetic expert is a wise place to start!
Apr 1st, 2023

I'm Embarrassed About My Thinning Hair

Having thinning hair or bald spots can have a negative impact on your self-esteem and confidence. As hair restoration techniques continue to improve, you can have fuller hair without cutting or scars.
Mar 10th, 2023

Say Goodbye to Your Muffin Top Once and For All

Fat in certain body areas is more stubborn than others. If you happen to have stubborn midsection flab, you don’t have to live with it. Say hello to CoolSculpting® and goodbye to stubborn belly fat!
Feb 10th, 2023

How Hyaluronic Acid Helps You Look Younger

Hyaluronic acid is a potent moisture-binding substance adored for its ability to hydrate the skin. Injections with hyaluronic acid can help you achieve a vibrant, younger looking appearance.
Jan 19th, 2023

Why Is My Skin So Loose?

If you’re after a slimmer, firmer facial contour without cutting, Ultherapy® may be just what you’re looking for. This 100% noninvasive procedure is quick and provides stunning, long-lasting results you’ll love.
Dec 6th, 2022

Microneedling: Your Answer to Large Pores

Microneedling is an exciting treatment that addresses large pores with quick results and very little downtime compared to chemical peels and lasers. It also treats scarring, fine lines, and stretch marks.
Nov 1st, 2022

Why It's Time to Consider HydraFacial®

HydraFacial® super serums are formulated with nourishing ingredients to provide an instant glow. It is one of the most recent types of microdermabrasion that rejuvenates and revitalizes the skin.
Oct 7th, 2022

Laser Hair Removal Vs. Waxing

Laser hair removal is one of the most effective ways to get rid of unwanted body hair. If you’re tired of waxing, laser treatment can help you cancel your wax appointments for good.
Sep 9th, 2022

The Importance of the Correct Home Skin Care Regimen

Good skin care is essential at any age, and having a good skin care regimen now can keep your skin healthy in the future. Visiting a skin care specialist is an excellent place to start on the path to the best skin of your life.
Aug 4th, 2022

A Long-term Solution for Cellulite

Summer is on the horizon, but instead of letting cellulite cause you to dread wearing breezy shorts or swimsuits, you can feel good in your skin thanks to Cellfina®, an FDA-approved, cellulite treatment.
Jun 1st, 2022

7 Body Areas CoolSculpting® Can Slenderize

Discover why everyone is talking about CoolSculpting, a non-surgical fat-eliminating treatment that makes it possible to achieve your dream body without interrupting your everyday routine.
Mar 24th, 2022

Bothered by Visible Veins? We Can Help

Spider veins can make you want to hide your legs, even on a hot summer day. Fortunately, treatments like sclerotherapy effectively eliminate spider veins, restoring clear skin.
Feb 1st, 2022

How Your Smoking Habit is Impacting Your Skin

It’s never too late to start taking good care of your skin. Whether you’re looking to combat the signs of aging or to reverse damage from the sun or smoking, a skilled aesthetician can help.
Dec 1st, 2021

Nourish Your Skin with a Hydrafacial®

A Hydrafacial® is a comprehensive treatment that cleanses, detoxifies, and protects your skin. In one quick treatment the Hydrafacial rejuvenates your skin and restores its natural beauty.
Oct 4th, 2021

4 Benefits of Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular nonsurgical treatments for wrinkles and fine lines. If you desire a more youthful facial appearance without surgery or extended downtime, dermal fillers are an excellent option.
Aug 5th, 2021

How to Care for Your Skin After Laser Hair Removal

By following a few practical steps after laser hair treatment, you’ll optimize your results and protect your skin from damage. In no time you’ll enjoy flawlessly smooth skin without shaving or waxing.
Jul 18th, 2021

Dermaplaning for Acne Scars: What to Expect

We don’t always leave acne behind in adolescence. Acne scars are a constant reminder of skin woes and put a damper on skin’s appearance. Now you can change that by addressing your acne scars with dermaplaning.
Jun 15th, 2021

Telltale Signs of a Hormone Imbalance

Hormone imbalance can cause symptoms that you may attribute to stress or getting older. Fortunately, hormone imbalance is straightforward to diagnose and bioidentical hormone replacement can restore your vitality.
May 20th, 2021

Benefits of Hair Restoration

Men and women dealing with hair loss are often affected personally and professionally. Fortunately, today’s hair restoration technology can restore a fuller head of hair without pain or extended downtime.
Mar 21st, 2021

Body Sculpting Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

Westport MediSpa continues to implement the highest level of safety precautions as we monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients who visit our facility for aesthetic treatment can find comfort in our strict safety measures.
Feb 8th, 2021

Which Injectable Is Right for Me?

Did you know there are many injectable treatments on the market today that can help you look years younger? But how do you know which one is right for you? Keep reading to learn about injectable options that can improve your appearance.
Jan 7th, 2021

Is CoolSculpting® Safe?

Most people turn to diet modifications and increased exercise when determining how to lose fat. While this is the most common strategy, it isn’t always enough. Perhaps you’re feeling frustrated right now because you can’t seem to lose those last...
Aug 17th, 2020

How to Reduce Fat without Exercise

The prevailing wisdom is that the best ways to reduce fat are to eat right and exercise frequently. However, many people struggle with stubborn fat deposits that just won’t budge – no matter how often they work out or how clean they eat.
Aug 17th, 2020

How to Tell if Medical Spa Treatments Are Right for You

Unlike a beauty spa, a medical spa must operate under the supervision of a licensed physician. At Westport MediSpa, we’re proud to offer premier med spa treatments from Dr. Dana Shaked Brownell, a board-certified physician and one of the top cosmetic...
Aug 17th, 2020

Westport MediSpa: New Safety Guidelines to Reopen During COVID-19

Like other governors across the country, Connecticut’s Ned Lamont ordered thousands of businesses to close in late March to help slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19.) Now that Westport MediSpa is open for business, you may be wondering if it’s safe...
Aug 17th, 2020

NBC – TODAY Show Puts CoolSculpting to the Test

TODAY Show Hosts, Savannah Guthrie and Jenna Bush Hager try CoolSculpting The TODAY anchors revealed their before-and-after photos following a series of treatments with the trendy cosmetic treatment that claims to reduce fat. Clinical studies...
Oct 27th, 2018

Free Skin Analysis with SkinScope LED

PREVENT + PROTECT AGAINST PREMATURE AGING Join Us – May 31 from 10am to 6pm Receive a FREE Personalized Skin Analysis The SkinScope LED makes it easy for patients to show us their concerns and allows us to see sun damage and age spots, clogged pores,...
May 24th, 2018

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for Hair Restoration

Selphyl PRP Promotes Release of Multiple Growth Factors Contains Stem Cell Activators Benefits Thicker, more voluminous hair strands Promotes each treated hair follicle to produce more hair strands Keeps treated hair follicles in “awake” phase longer...
Feb 14th, 2018

Christie Brinkley Shares Her Timeless, Youthful Look

By Danielle Fontana , Editorial Assistant – | October 04, 2017 Known for her ability to quite literally defy aging before cameras and critics, supermodel Christie Brinkley has long claimed to do nothing more than “dabble” with...
Oct 17th, 2017

Debra Messing’s CoolSculpting Treatment

CoolSculpting Global Brand Ambassador, Debra Messing, has a few cool moments coming up in her life, including getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! This year, when Debra receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, she is looking forward to...
Oct 17th, 2017

Summer CoolSculpting Special

Jun 26th, 2017

Save up to 33% on CoolSculpting

Free Personal Consultation with Dr. Dana Brownell and CoolSculpting Representative. Schedule your treatments at the event with a deposit and receive a complimentary gift and up to 33% OFF your treatments. RSVP Required. Please complete the form below.
Mar 13th, 2017

CoolSculpting® Now At Westport MediSpa

CoolSculpting® is a revolutionary non-surgical body contouring treatment that freezes stubborn fat, which then is naturally disposed of from your body. No Needles, No Special Diet, No Supplements, No Surgery and No Downtime! As Westport’s Official...
Jan 18th, 2017

New Cellulite Treatment – FDA Approved Cellfina

Cellfina targets and has proven to reduce cellulite and smooth the skin in the treated area. Cellulite is caused by the fibrous connective bands that are woven through the connective tissues of the upper legs and buttocks. For years there have been...
Aug 22nd, 2016

Don’t Miss Fraxel Season

Freckles, sun damage, melasma, acne, and age spots typically add to the downtrodden feeling that comes along with the winter season. However at Westport MediSpa we give you the opportunity to look forward to the winter months with joy and excitement...
Dec 2nd, 2015

Hand Rejuvenation – Turn Back The Hands Of Time Event

They say you can tell a woman’s age by looking at her hands….at least they used to. Dr. Dana Brownell and Westport Medispa are pleased to invite you to our Turn Back The Hands Of Time Event! Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015 | Times: 10A,...
Oct 5th, 2015

Power Wellness Seminar – Feb 25th!

You Are Invited to a Power Wellness Seminar Date: Wednesday, Feb. 25th @ 7:30PM Location: Westport Medi Spa, 32 Imperial Ave. Westport CT De­‚ÄźStress & Restore Energy Detox & Balance Weight Balance Hormones Heal Depression & Fatigue Anti-aging...
Feb 11th, 2015

Study Determines That Botox and Dermal Fillers Are Very Safe

Cosmetic procedures such as Botox, facial fillers and laser skin treatments are very safe, and have a very low rate of minor side effects, a new study suggests. These cosmetic procedures can cause minor side effects such as bruising, lumpiness or...
Nov 7th, 2014

Dr. Brownell discusses eyebrow restoration on WFSB; Hartford, CT

Women who have had a hard time putting down the tweezers when it came to their eyebrows may be excited to learn about a solution. Patients have been turning to new procedure that, according to a Connecticut doctor, can restore over-plucked eyebrows.
Aug 23rd, 2014

Abby Gardner, PA-C Joins Westport Medispa

Abby Gardner McCarthy, Board Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) Specializing In Dermatology, Joins Westport MediSpa Abby Gardner, formerly Abby McCarthy, has joined Dr. Dana Brownell and Westport MediSpa in Westport, CT. Abby is Board Certified...
Aug 19th, 2014

Summer Specials

Experience what everyone in Hollywood is talking about! The New HydraFacial MD – The Latest Breakthrough in Non-laser Skin Rejuvenation. For this Summer we are offering introductory pricing so you can experience the amazing results of...
Jul 10th, 2014

HydraFacial MD available at Westport Medispa

Every day our skin is exposed to harmful elements, such as sunlight, pollution, toxins and stress. These free radicals are the root cause of skin damage and aging. Westport MediSpa’s newest facial rejuvenation treatment has the unique ability to...
Jun 23rd, 2014

The 1 Hour Face Lift

Recent technological advancements are making it possible to gently lift and contour a face that may currently look tired, gaunt, or haggard. Dr. Dana Brownell often uses dermal fillers in conjunction with Botox for a complete, non-surgical,...
Dec 14th, 2013