Skin Care

Sara Dunlap, RN

Sara Dunlap, RN

Skin Consultation
Corrective Skin Care treatments require a consultation to establish the course of therapy. We take our time to listen to your needs and desires. While the range of treatment options are constantly expanding, the emphasis remains on education and physician involvement. We will explain all of the details, answer your questions and address all of your concerns before undergoing any procedure. Plan on being in the office for 1/2 hour to discuss concerns, skin history, potential contraindications and to discuss treatment options.

Chemical Peels
We tailor our chemical peels to your individual needs, selecting only the best chemical or chemical blend. The amount of peeling depends on the condition of your skin and number of peels you have. The amount can range from mild flaking to noticeable peeling. Daily Care Products are chosen according to your skin’s condition, and given to insure and allow the ultimate result and reduce the risk of complications. For maximum results, a series of three or more peels are needed depending on your skin condition. Peels can be performed on the face, neck, chest, hands, arms and back.

Ultimate Age Defying — TCA Peel
Provides dramatic improvements in the health and appearance of aging skin. While addressing more dramatic wrinkling, dull weathered skin, pigment disorders, sun damage (including pre-cancerous lesions) textural irregularities and thickened skin, you will achieve healthier, rejuvenated skin. We offer a variety of different levels of Trichloracetic acid. Consultation is required.

Teesha Northcott, Esthetician

Teesha Northcott, Esthetician

Sensitive Skin Treatment
Advance protocol techniques are created and customized for chronic sensitive skin conditions. This treatment effectively treats Rosacea, dry skin, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, impaired barrier function, vascular dysfunction and similar skin conditions with virtually no down time while achieving a smooth surface of the skin and reduce redness while hydrating and reducing the signs of aging.

Hyperpigmentation
This custom chemical peel targets hyperpigmentation to dramatically improve the uneven appearance of hyperpigmentation. It combines high performance brightening and anti-inflammatory agents with a powerful exfoliating acid solution to accelerate cell renewal and diminish, diffuse and localize hyperpigmentation. This peel is performed in the clinic every two weeks for 4-6 treatments.

Palomar Icon Aesthetic System
We are excited to introduce the Palomar Icon System: The next generation of aesthetic systems. State of the art technology provides high peak powers and integrates Advanced Contact Cooling for enhance comfort, redefining the standard of care for laser peel, laser skin resurfacing, laser wrinkle reduction, laser scar reduction, pigment reduction, vascular reduction, photo facial rejuvenation, and permanent hair reduction.

Skintel Melanin Reader
This revolutionary reader is the only FDA cleared melanin reader that identifies a patient’s skin type quicker and more accurately then traditional methods. Al- lowing us to safely and more effectively achieve an optimal level of laser and IPL treatments required to achieve your aesthetic goal. After taking a skin reading, we can adjust the laser to the correct level of treatment, taking out all the guess work that could lead to under treatment or lengthy treatments.

Palomar Icon Photo Rejuvenation Facial
Intense Pulsed Light Therapy is a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment is designed to improve the appearance and quality of the skin. High intensity pulsed lights are used to reduce skin conditions such as rosacea, superficial blood vessels, sunspots or age spots and other signs of aging can be gently eliminated, replaced by healthier, younger looking skin. The Palomar Icon Aesthetic System makes treatments comfortable and fast in order to accommodate your busy lifestyle. We are offering a package of 5 treatments to obtain optimal results. This package includes a post procedure kit to extend, maximize and enhance the results of your treatment plan. The treatments take 30-45 minutes and are scheduled 3-4 weeks apart. Maintenance treatments are recommended once or twice a year.

Palomar Pulsed Light Hair Removal System
The revolutionary Palomar Icon System provides treatment beyond the technology of traditional IPL systems. The Palomar Icon System allows us to treat all skin and hair types-including dark blond and redhead. Intense Pulse Light works by emitting a pulse of light into the hair follicles safely heating and disabling the cells responsible for hair growth and permanently “reducing” hair production. The body areas that can be treated are: face, ears, neck, under- arms, legs, back chest and bikini. The recommended number of treatments required for successful results are 5, at 4-12 week intervals.

Clinical Acne Treatment
This treatment is customized to your specific grade of acne. Focusing on the main cause of acne, while controlling further breakouts, allows for full acne correction. Treatments will hydrate your skin while controlling bacteria, and clearing excess debris, correcting areas affected by trauma, such as acne related pigmentation, leaving the skin glowing and smooth. Designed for problematic skin types and excellent for mature skin that is blemish prone.

Microdermabrasion with Chemical Peel
A non-surgical technique that safely retextures most skin types. Multi level treatments are designed to remove excess skin build up, increase deeper and more even product penetration, increase microcirculation in tissues, increase collagen deposition and reduce fine lines and wrinkling. Results are immediately and noticeably improved. You will leave the office with only a mild, temporary pinkness in the treated area. Microdermabrasion can be used aggressively to achieve dramatic results, but does not take the place of surgical or laser procedures. You may add this treatment to a chemical peel. For Scar Revision (depending upon the condition of the skin), scars can be made less obvious with multiple treatments.

Micropeel & Micropeel Plus
A chemical peel with out the peeling. You will achieve instant results with the Skin Ceuticals medical-grade Micropeel, a complete customizable protocol to improve the health and appearance of all skin types with little to no down time. Depending on your skin type and condition, this clinical procedure may include a combination of up to three steps, including, Dermaplaning this unique method involves a clinical manual exfoliation. Resurfacing, a chemical peel customized to your skin type insuring the best results. Cryogenic Therapy, soothes the skin allowing for deep product penetration For optimal and efficacy, Micropeels are recommended in a series of 4-6 treatments, conducted every 2-4 weeks.

Palomar Icon XF and XD Fractional Laser
Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing can quickly and easily improve a multitude of skin flaws. The Fractional Laser series produces results without the down- time of more aggressive treatments such as CO2 laser. A series of 3-5 treatments occurring 3-6 week intervals may be required.

The Palomar Icon XF and XD optical laser lenses are the smart approach to skin resurfacing, utilizing micro-beams to create areas of treated tissue surrounded by untreated tissue to maximize aesthetic outcome while reducing downtime and side effects. This technology is the perfect choice for the treatment of wrinkles, acne and surgical scars, melasma, unwanted textural irregularities, crow’s feet, blotchy skin and more, on virtually any trouble spot on the body including face, neck, chest, arms, and legs. Three treatment options are available, Laser Peel, Laser Skin Resurfacing and Laser Scar Treatment. A consultation is required for your best treatment options. Prices Range from $375-$1200.

Fractional Laser Peel
This simple treatment approach promotes skin coagulation without requiring costly preparation and downtime, yet delivers excellent aesthetic results with minimal redness or swelling. This is ideal for more sensitive skin types, those who want an even skin tone, improved fine lines and wrinkles, while tightening of the skin, without a prolonged recovery period. Palomar Icon 1540XF laser energy utilizes Micro-beams to create areas of affected tissue that extends to the epidermis and into the dermis promoting the body’s natural healing process. Patients with Melasma and irregular skin discolorations can see significant improvement in pigmentation while enjoying the benefits of wrinkle reduction.

Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing
The Palomar Lux 1540 system can be used to treat wrinkling, hyperpigmentation and acne scarring. Using an erbium laser beam, we can deliver “micro- beams” deep in to the dermis initiating a natural healing process, resulting in the growth of new collagen. This deeper and more aggressive skin resurfacing peel is most suitable for patients who present with resilient skin and who have more dramatic wrinkling. This treatment is ideal for aging skin in need of rejuvenation. Treatment can be performed on most of the body parts.

Fractional Laser Treatment of Scars
The recently released XD optic laser is designed to deliver energy more deeply. This unique non-ablative treatment is designed to effectively treat ice pick scars and other acne scars including surgical scars and elevated scars using the advanced compression tip technology with its unique lens design, allows for maximum depth of penetration on difficult to treat conditions with minimal side effects and less pain.

Botox Cosmetic®
Botox Cosmetic® treatment is an FDA approved treatment which has been proven to help in wrinkle reduction in the brow, forehead and around the “crow’s feet “area. It is also effective in reducing excessive underarm sweating; a condition known as hyperhidrosis.

Injectable Fillers
Juvederm is an Injectable filler can plump thin lips, enhance shallow contours, soften facial creases, decrease wrinkles and improve the appearance of recessed scars. Juvederm is used to replace volume loss in the face that occurs as part of the aging process.

Belotero is an injectable filler that is used to smooth fine lines on the face, such as the lines around the mouth and between the eyes.

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