Expert Non-Surgical Cosmetic Solutions at Providence
Chemical Peels are used to treat the signs of aging and pigment issues of the skin. The peel sheds the top layer of the skin thereby revealing the beautiful unadulterated skin that lies beneath. The peeling process varies from 3-7 days and during this time wearing sunscreen is essential. The peel can be done in 10 minutes with minimal downtime.
This nonsurgical refreshing procedure gently removes the top skin layer aiding in the removal of skin debris, imperfections, blemishes, wrinkles and unwanted pigmentation of the skin. It is pain-free and can be done within 20 minutes with no downtime.
Fillers (Juvederm, Restylane)
Dermal fillers are used to treat deep lines in the skin that appear around the mouth (nasolabial folds), chin (Marionette lines), and forehead creases (Glabella area - ‘11’ sign). The filler works by filling in the deep furrow created by movement of the muscles. Dermal fillers can also be used to add volume to the lips, enhance the cheeks, correct concavities in the nose and face resulting from acne scarring, trauma or surgery.
Botox therapy is used to treat hyperactive muscles in the face. Over time this hyperactivity causes the skin to crease leading o visible wrinkles in the skin. Botox thereby reduces the contraction in the facial muscles reducing the appearance of wrinkles. I use Botox to treat facial wrinkles in the forehead, Glabella (between the eyebrows), Crow’s feet (lateral eye) and perioral area. Other cosmetic uses are not employed in our practice. Patients can be evaluated and treated in the same day with no down time or discomfort. Botox should always be given by a medical professionals trained in the anatomy of the face and the correct placement of the product.
Acne can be a very debilitating condition especially in young teens and adults. Each patient receives a customized treatment program based on his or her presentation. Success requires a commitment to the regimen prescribed.
Laser Hair Removal
Painless hair removal from the face, chin, beard, arms, legs and bikini area can be achieved with the Lumenis One laser. Treatments are done in 6-8 sessions depending on the thickness of the hair and the amount of pigment in the hair follicle. Grey hair cannot be removed with the laser. This procedure is performed within an hour. The initial visit will involve a spot treatment to ensure therapy can be tolerated.
Varicose Vein Treatment
Laser treatment of the unsightly varicose veins of the legs can be done without scarring of the overlying skin. Typically 4-6 treatments are needed to achieve relief of pain and 6-8 treatments for complete resolution. All veins cannot be treated and treatment is based on the size of the vein. A consultation will be needed to determine if you are a candidate and spot treatment is done to ensure therapy can be tolerated.
Contact a Cosmetic Procedure Specialist
For more information about Cosmetic Procedures or our services, please call (202) 448-4080.