Denver-based Cosmetic Acupuncture Expert Dr. Martha Lucas Conducts Intensive Seminar Sessions for Physicians in Istanbul

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Martha Lucas, Ph.D., L.Ac., author of Vanity Calamity, recently taught Mei Zen™ Cosmetic Acupuncture to medical doctors in Istanbul. MDs in Turkey are trained in Acupuncture but don't necessarily have specialty training like that offered by Dr. Lucas.

Denver-based Cosmetic Acupuncture specialist and author Martha Lucas, Ph.D., L.Ac., has recently returned from a teaching tour of Istanbul. The announcement is made by Dr. Lucas, who says "The interest in safe, natural, non-invasive cosmetic procedures simply spans the globe now. MDs in Turkey are trained in acupuncture but don't have the specialty training like I offer in cosmetic protocols."

A physician from Antalya, Turkey, had attended one of Dr. Lucas' cosmetic acupuncture seminars in the States last year and asked if she would teach Mei Zen™ Cosmetic Acupuncture in Turkey this year. According to Dr. Lucas, it is apparent women all over the world are searching for safe, natural, non-invasive cosmetic procedures of which Cosmetic Acupuncture is becoming one of the most popular.

Dr. Martha Lucas, whose Acupuncture practice and seminar business are based in Denver, says the best way to look younger is to prevent the effects of aging in the first place. "Traditional Chinese Medicine is the perfect anti-aging medicine and people all over the world, including physicians, are starting to look at it as their anti-aging tool," Dr. Lucas explains.

About TCM and Cosmetic Acupuncture

One of the specialties in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is Cosmetic Acupuncture. Cosmetic Acupuncture practitioners use the basic theory of TCM to balance the patient's overall energy, clear the meridians, and build weak Qi before placing very small needles into the face and/or neck. Hence, patients receive a double benefit: their overall energy is healthier plus the state of Qi and Blood and collagen in their face is improved. The procedure is very safe. When received by a trained practitioner about the only potential negative side effect is a bruise. There are hardly any modern cosmetic procedures that can claim such a low potential for negative side effects.

Dr. Lucas calls TCM "the true anti-aging medicine" because Cosmetic Acupuncture is not only about needling the face. It is about an anti-aging lifestyle. The Mei Zen™ practitioner advises patients about foods that can help the skin look more vibrant, how to improve their digestion which will enhance the skin, QiGong or other meditative techniques for reducing the signs of aging, and other pieces of advice for reducing the negative signs of aging. As far Dr. Lucas can tell, Cosmetic Acupuncture is the only cosmetic procedure that improves the person's health while also giving cosmetic results. "Procedures like chemical peels, injections, and surgery don't improve a person's general health; they only address one thing rather than addressing the person's entire body and energetic state" says Dr. Lucas.

About Martha Lucas, Ph.D., L.Ac.
An internationally known instructor, Dr. Lucas leads seminars for TCM practitioners about both Cosmetic Acupuncture and Pulse Diagnosis theory. In her seminars, Dr. Lucas teaches practitioners how to use Cosmetic Acupuncture to help their patients stay young looking and energetically vibrant. She teaches acupuncture protocols and supporting information that are used to reduce the visible signs of aging on the face and neck as well as abdominal acupuncture for weight loss and abdominal toning. For more information visit: or

In addition to her latest book, Vanity Calamity, Dr. Lucas recently re-released her meditation CD, QiGong Meditations for Life: Basic Maintenance. The CD is a powerful guided meditation that helps people balance their own Qi; it is energetic self care. Her patients use it to relieve pain, sleep better, reduce anxiety and mild depression, and more. Visit

Dr. Lucas received her Ph.D. in Research Psychology from the University of Louisville in Kentucky, and her degree in TCM from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver. Besides her formal TCM training, Dr. Lucas interned with Jim Ramholz, O.M.D. in Advanced Pulse Diagnosis, with Master Doctor Zheng Gao Yao in QiGong Medical Massage, and Timothy McGee, L.Ac.. Dr. Lucas sees patients at her private practice located in the Capitol Hill area of Denver, specializing in serious chronic illness, male and female fertility issues, weight loss, and cosmetic acupuncture. Additional information about Dr. Lucas is available at

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