Are you ready for younger, healthier skin? Our team is passionate about providing patient-centered, result-driven care. Physician-supervised treatments are performed by our Licensed Esthetician, Lynzie Douglass. Using the newest technology and instruments available in the dermatology field, we can meet your skin care needs and desires.
SkinMedica & EltaMD professional skin care products are offered to supplement the medical and aesthetic procedures. This comprehensive approach will allow you to rejuvenate your skin to a more healthy and vibrant state. Continued use of sun protection, moisturization and anti-aging products help maintain maximal rejuvenation benefits.
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This consultation session provides advice for the daily skin care routine, emphasizing aspects of healthy skin maintenance, prevention and correction of aging and sun damage. We introduce our patients to professional, cutting edge skin care products as part of a multi-factorial approach to enhance skin appearance and texture. You will also have the opportunity to be educated on each procedure offered in our office.
Do you have stubborn blackheads and milia that just won’t go away no matter what you do? If so, you could be a perfect candidate for Acne Surgery. During this procedure the skin is exfoliated and steamed prior to the extraction. There may be a few days of mild redness at lesion locations.
Blu-U Light Therapy
This 417 nm light device can improve inflammatory acne with repeated, safe therapeutic sessions. We also utilize this amazing light source to activate the Levulan topical solution for treatment of actinic keratoses, recalcitrant acne, hidradenitis and rejuvenation of aging and sun-damaged skin. Your provider will discuss the prep and post-procedure expectations for this new and effective therapy.
Blu-U With IPL
Photodynamic therapy with Levulan Kerastick topical solution and IPL
This popular “photorejuvenation” technique decreases the number of required sessions for a predictably dramatic improvement in removing brown spots. Peeling and redness for 5-10 days is expected.
SkinMedica Vitalize and Rejuvenize Peels are designed to target mild to severe skin imperfections. Peels help improve the appearance of photodamaged skin, fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, and acne scarring. You may experience 3-7 days of redness and peeling.
This waxing method is very beneficial to people who have sensitive skin.
excel HR 21st Century Laser for hair removal
This high-performance dual wavelength laser system uses pulsed light for permanent hair reduction to treat small or large areas safely and effectively on patients with a wide range of skin types. With premium Sapphire Contact cooling – before, during, and after each pulse – and an adjustable temperature setting (4° – 20° C), the patient is insured a comfortable experience. excel HR Hair removal can remove hair from all parts of the body including sensitive areas. Most areas require 4-8 treatments due to the action of the disabling the hair in the active growth phase, but results are often visible from the second treatment. excel HR: safe, effective and comfortable laser hair removal for the 21st century.
The Laser Genesis procedure utilizes non-invasive laser technology to safely, discretely and effectively treat fine line wrinkles, large pores, uneven skin texture, diffuse redness and scars. You can expect to see subtle yet consistent results after each treatment, without unwanted downtime such as bruising, redness, or swelling. Treatments can be performed in a relaxed, comfortable manner without the use of topical anesthetics.
LimeLight Facial (IPL)
Intense Pulse Light (IPL) Therapy
The LimeLight Facial is a non-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation using Cutera’s LimeLight. The procedure offers the advantage of improving skin tone and surface imperfections associated with aging and photodamage. This treatment is ideal for any part of your face, neck and decollete with skin redness, telangiectasia (small blood vessels) or brown spots.
Lash Lift & Tint
A lash lift is a chemical process used to change the structure and texture of the natural lashes. There are three different levels of a lash lift that allow that lashes to be lifted more or less. The lift level will be chosen based on the length and condition of your own natural lashes. This process uses cream base solution for optimal safety. A black or brown cream based tint can be applied to achieve darker lashes. The lash lift typically last around 6 to 8 weeks.
Brow & Lip Wax
Deep exfoliation with crystal or crystal-free technique. This is a safe and natural way to evenly exfoliate the skin. This treatment decreases the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age/sun spots. It improves acne and acne-related scarring and leaves the appearance of a more even skin tone and texture. You can immediately return to daily activities.
Automated Micro-Needling is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for treating the appearance of fine lines, acne scars and improvement of the skin’s overall appearance. Unlike lasers, Eclipse MicroPen™ breaks up pigment mechanically and stimulates the collagen formation without heat. Removing heat from the equation makes for a safer, more comfortable treatment with a very low complication rate. Eclipse MicroPen is the most advanced medical-grade automated micro-needling device on the market.
An absolute must whether you have stubborn chronic acne, hormonally induced breakouts or simply clogged pores and blackheads. Make this effective treatment a part of your continuing fight against acne.
This unique facial is meant to bring a relaxing enjoyment of your senses via the pampering of the skin. The first step begins with a SkinReading to determine your concerns and skin goals, followed by invigorating cleansing, exfoliation and skin sedation, a custom blended aroma therapeutic facial massage, plus a mask targeted to your concerns.
A customized facial designed for each and every patient, specific to your needs.
Ultra-Detox Chemical Peel
You’ll undo years of visible damage and premature signs of aging without the redness, flaking, or actual peeling of the skin from a traditional peel. Our advanced peel technology removes the uppermost layers of the skin at a microscopic level, to immediately tighten, unclog pores, improve lines and leave skin with a younger, velvety-smooth texture.
Other Cosmetic Treatments
Botox Cosmetic® (Botulinum toxin type A)
This injection therapy is indicated for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines (expression lines) between the eyebrows, Crow’s feet, and horizontal forehead lines. Best results require maintenance therapy at 4 month intervals. Patients will note mild injection site redness for a few hours and occasional injection site bruising. You will see maximum results two weeks after your Botox injections.
CoolGlide Vascular Treatment
Facial telangiectasia, fine leg veins, cherry angiomas and port wine stains
The CoolGlide laser is a Nd-Yag laser with contact cooling. It coagulates small blood vessels which are then reabsorbed without scar. You can expect minimal, if any, downtime. Best results achieved with 1-2 sessions.
Permanently destroys treated fat cells with the proven power of Cryolipolysis.
Reduces body fat without damaging other tissues or structures using nonsurgical and controlled cooling of fat cells.
Up to 25% reduction in fat layer thickness in a single treatment.
Fraxel re:pair ® Laser Treatment
Fraxel re:pair® is a fractionated CO2 laser that makes thousands of microscopic laser columns penetrate deep into the skin to remove old damaged skin cells. This process stimulates the healing process which create new collagen and healthier skin. The fractionated technology allows the skin to heal much faster than if the entire skin surface is treated. Most patients only require one treatment.
KYBELLA® (deoxycholic acid) injection is the first and only FDA-approved injectable treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin”.
Pulse Dye Laser Vein Treatment
Spider vein treatment with sclerosing solution
The 585-595 nm pulse dye laser with cryogenic cooling can eliminate facial telangiectasia with 1-2 sessions. You can expect redness and bruising after treatment.
Spider vein treatment with sclerosing solution
This is a physician-injected sclerosant for unsightly veins of the legs. You can resume daily activities immediately while wearing support hose to allow the veins to coagulate, reabsorb and disappear. Most patients require 2 or more sessions for optimal results. The treated veins can leave hemosiderin (brown pigment) for 4-8 weeks.
Soft Tissue Fillers
Fillers are injected into the skin to add fullness in desired areas. A variety of different types of fillers can be used depending on a particular patient’s needs. We are currently injecting:
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VYCROSS® blends different molecular weights of hyaluronic acid which contributes to the gel’s duration. In addition, JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC has a lower HA concentration (15 mg/mL), while still providing the long-lasting results healthcare providers expect from the JUVÉDERM® collection of fillers. This makes JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC a soft, smooth gel appropriate for adding subtle volume to the lips and softening the appearance of perioral lines.