For flawless skin even during Split Bura
January 16, 2022 – How Bagatin Global Anti-Aging Treatment brought my damaged skin back to life in Split.
There are several reasons why Bagatin Polyclinic is the best.
And it’s not just because they were named International Cosmetic Surgery Clinic of the Year at the prestigious IMTJ. Or that they became the first clinic in Croatia and only the 65th in the world to receive the coveted TEMOS accreditation – in the areas of excellence in medical tourism and quality of international patient care. Or that 11 doctors from Bagatin Clinics made the list of the best doctors in 2018 chosen by patients from all over Croatia (najdoktor.com).
Or even because the Bagatin clinic was named the first dermatology clinic in Europe according to the analysis of European dermatology clinics, as compiled by Overall assessment of the clinic – an international accreditation body for medical institutions.
Bagatin’s success story is evident in many ways, but perhaps best illustrated in how it grew from a small Bagatin brothers operation with a turnover of just 30,000 euros offering only cosmetic surgery in 2008, to more than 100 employees in 2018 and revenues of 5.5 million euros with four departments (and 120 employees in 2019).
And once you’ve finally visited Bagatin Polyclinic, all of those accolades make a whole lot more sense.
Although I’ve written about Bagatin’s honors over the years, I visited the Split clinic for the first time late last year after a skin flare prompted me to delve into this was happening below the surface – and the VISIA skin scan was exactly what I needed.
Whether I left the date happy or not, I can’t say, but it had nothing to do with the exceptional experience itself. However, learning that only 1% of my skin was not inflamed, that my rosacea is off the charts, and that the 2+ liters of water I drink a day does nothing for my dehydration was precisely the red flag. needed to kick my skin into shape. From then on, I dedicated myself to investing in the health of my skin and was grateful for the treatment card that medical cosmetologist Daniela Šestan personalized for me.
Now that the holidays (and the overeating and drinking) are over, I took the first step to new skin with the Reviderm Global Anti-Aging Treatment earlier this week. And it couldn’t have come at a better time.
Luckily I made an appointment at Bagatin on the last day of bura in Split last week.
My skin – parched. My lips – cracked. My broken capillaries – fresh.
I needed rehydration – and fast.
I didn’t know what to expect other than the fact that I needed an hour and a half for the treatment. Professional as can be, Daniela quickly greeted me in Bagatin’s waiting room just in time to begin.
“You don’t have to do anything but relax,” she said, words I rarely hear, so I made sure to make the most of them.
The treatment started with Daniela scrubbing and cleansing my face with massage type motions that almost put me to sleep within the first 5 minutes of the treatment! After a deep clean, Daniela used an ultra-light enzyme scrub so it wouldn’t damage my skin any more than the wind had already done. After a gentle exfoliation, it was time for a gentle microdermabrasion, which Daniela said wouldn’t hurt or be too harsh for my skin type. You can really feel the crystals working on dead skin cells, improving the appearance of sun damage, wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, and acne scars.
After each section of my skin was carefully treated, Daniela used a series of serums, which penetrated deeper into my skin using ultrasound therapy, which helps the skin create new collagen while improving its firmness and its elasticity. The painless ultrasound therapy was done in two 12 minute parts on each side of my face. The heat from the treatment even helped me fall asleep a few times! Daniela said that my forehead wrinkles responded very well to the ultrasound, which I could still notice four days later.
The most unique part of the treatment is the final act – the collagen wrap. After more serums were smoothed over my skin, Daniela wrapped my face in pure collagen, covering my eyes and mouth with only open space over my nostrils to breathe. Although it may sound scary, the collagen wrap is activated with a cooling liquid and held for 20 minutes – or “nap time” as Daniela called it. And I promise you won’t remember another time you slept so well.
Daniela finished the treatment with moisturizer and the most important ingredient of all – SPF. An hour and a half later, my skin journey had taken its first successful step. When I looked in the mirror, I noticed a glow I hadn’t seen in years, fewer fine lines, and a huge reduction in redness that I’ve come to accept as the norm. But it doesn’t have to.
As with any treatment plan, dedication is key, and Bagatin Neuroscience treatments are next in my healing process.
Your skin doesn’t have to suffer in Split as long as you have Bagatine around.
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