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Elite Fish Pedicure
Doctor fish is the name given to two species of fish: Garra ruffa & Cyprinion macrostomus. Other nicknames include nibble fish, kangal fish, little dermatologists and doctor fishes; in non-medical contexts, Garra rufa is called the reddish log sucker. They live and breed in the outdoor pools of some Turkish spas, where they nibble on the skin of patients with psoriasis. It is also called the Doctor Fish because of the role it plays in healing people affected with skin problems such as psoriasis for the past 400 years. The fish are like comb fishes in that they only consume the affected and dead areas of the skin, leaving the healthy skin to grow, with the outdoor location of the treatment bringing beneficial effects.
If you enjoy taking care of your skin, you know that exfoliation is a pretty strong treatment that can only be performed once a year and only by a specialist. That’s because powerful chemicals are used, but with the help of the ravenous Doctor Fish you can say goodbye to your old skin and hello to a new healthy layer, smooth as a baby’s.
Garra Rufa is a species of freshwater which breeds in the river basins of the Northern and Central Middle Eastern countries mainly in Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran & Pakistan.
The UV-Filter kills 99.99% of germs & bacteria that passes through it and this is vital for the hygiene of both fishes & humans using them. Setting of water has to be configured carefully and temperature has to be set at a minimum of 34 Degrees Celsius on the Temperature Regulator.
Doctor Fish Therapy involves keeping your feet dipped in a fish tank while excitable fish happily exfoliate your skin on your soles.
First, your feet are washed and then cleaned with warm towel and wiped. It's a good idea to close your eyes if you're even bit squeamish, because watching those fish determinedly make their way to nibble your feet can be daunting. Does it hurt? Not at all. Does it tickle? You bet.
A good fifteen minutes later you would admit that your feet did look clean and exfoliated. The water is changed daily and filtered to remove particles including leftover fish food and waste.
We at Elite Fish Pedicure want to give you the experience which will help you relax and enjoy the feeling …..
So come relax and rejuvenate and feel the difference…..