SKIN CARE

INTENSE PULSED LIGHT REJUVENATION FotoFacial™ | LASER HAIR REMOVAL SERVICES | GLYCOLIC ACID PEELS | MICRODERMABRASION FACIAL

 INTENSE PULSED LIGHT REJUVENATION FotoFacial™

Procedure Description
The procedure is a non-surgical, non-ablative approach for the treatment of Rosacea, brown spots, and broken capillaries. The most commonly affected areas are the face, neck, chest, arms, hands, and legs.

Who is a Candidate?
Individuals with all skin types who desire improvement in redness on the cheeks, nose, chin and/or forehead small visible blood vessels on the face, bumps or pimples on the face, and watery or irritated eyes, and brown spots on the chest, arms, hands, and legs.

How It Works
Using the newest generation of technology, this procedure emits controlled intense pulses of light to the upper layers of the skin while at the same time delivering beneficial thermal energy to the deeper layers.
This procedure can be performed by a certified medical aesthetic professional.
Depending on the severity of the condition and the patient’s skin type, the condition usually requires a series of treatments – generally in the area of between three and six.

Intended Results
After completing the prescribed treatment program, patients exhibit smoother, softer, more uniform and youthful appearing skin. Patients can return to their normal activities after each session.

Frequently Asked Questions from Patients

What is the FotoFacial used for?
The FotoFacial is used to reduce the signs of aging. FotoFacial treatments reduces the red spots, brown pigmentation, irregular discoloration, and broken blood vessels that give a more aged appearance to the skin. This results in a revitalized more youthful appearing skin.

What areas of the body can be treated with the FotoFacial?
Treatments are most commonly done on the face, neck, chest, and hands, however FotoFacial can be used on any part of the body where symptoms appear.

Who performs the FotoFacial treatment?
A board certified highly experienced physician usually perform the FotoFacial treatment. However, certified medical aesthetic professionals can also deliver the services.

How many FotoFacial treatments will I need?
Patients usually require between 3-6 treatments. These are usually performed at three to four week intervals.

How do I decide whether my skin would be better treated with a series of FotoFacial treatments (also known as intense pulsed light)?
If your face is both red and brown, then choose the FotoFacial series. If your face is red but not brown, then choose the Rosacea series. During your consultation we will evaluate your skin and make the appropriate recommendation for your symptoms and skin type.

 

   LASER HAIR REMOVAL SERVICES

Who is a Candidate?
Women or men seeking to remove unsightly and unwanted hair. Unwanted hair can be removed in three to six treatments. Laser hair removal is safe, fast, and affordable and patients can return to their normal functions immediately.

How It Works
The hair removal laser targets the structures in the hair follicle that generate the actual hair. Patients enjoy a dramatic reduction in unwanted hair after three to six treatments.

 

   GLYCOLIC ACID PEELS

Procedure Description
A Glycolic Acid Peel is a procedure used to revitalize skin that appears dull and non-vibrant. It can also be used to improve acne and some types of brown imperfections in the skin.

How It Works
Glycolic acid is a mild fruit-derived alpha Hydroxy Acid, which gently sheds dead, dull surface cells, permitting new healthy cells to take their place.

Intended Results
Glycolic acid peels results in a dramatic improvement in the skin’s clarity, texture, colour and tone. Lines and wrinkles are diminished, resulting in firmer, smoother skin. Pores appear smaller and are clear of impurities, improving acne-prone skin.

 

  MICRODERMABRASION FACIAL

Procedure Description
This highly effective microdermabrasion treatment is one of the most innovative and sought after means to achieve younger looking healthy skin. Microdermabrasion smoothes away fine lines and wrinkles and stimulates collagen and elastin production.

How It Works
Cutting edge mechanical technology employed in this treatment uses microscopic diamond chips to smooth away superficial fine lines resulting in the toning of facial muscles, leading to younger, vibrant looking skin.

For best results, we recommend a package of six to twelve microdermabrasion facials, with treatments every two to four weeks, to achieve dramatic results.