As young as we stay at heart, our skin is in an uphill battle against the wear and tear of time. Aging skin becomes looser, resulting in sagging skin and wrinkles. The sun or other stressors on our skin can leave us with hyperpigmentation and scarring. It can be difficult to find the best solution for our dull skin, apparent blood vessels, or large pores. Thankfully, there is a wide variety of skin rejuvenating treatments that are capable of safely and effectively restoring your skin to a youthful, glowing appearance.
Skin Rejuvenation at Cosmetic Surgery Associates
We understand that the decision to rejuvenate your face, let alone to trust another person with your skin, is an important one. Our philosophy at Cosmetic Surgery Associates is to emphasize your well-being, while we take great care to safely and artfully match and compliment the details of your own unique appearance.
Your face is what greets the world: you deserve to feel like your appearance puts your best self forward! The variety of skin rejuvenating treatments we offer can address a range of skin-and age-related issues.
From the moment you arrive at Cosmetic Surgery Associates, you will be treated with the utmost integrity and compassion. During your consultation, our skin care expert will discuss your medical history and lifestyle habits, as well as your goals for your appearance. Do not be afraid to share any questions you may have: we are here not only to help you achieve the results you want but also to enable you to feel confident about whichever treatment you select. You will also be shown pre and post-treatment photos of past patients who were pleased with their results and agreed to have their success story shared. This will help give you a more accurate idea of what your results can be with the skin rejuvenation treatments we offer at Cosmetic Surgery Associates.
If you want to refresh and improve your skin, but are not sure what treatment option is right for you, please call CSA today to schedule a complimentary consultation.
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser skin resurfacing treatments use targeted energy to tighten skin, safely remove dull, old skin, and effectively erase imperfections. This type of treatment is ideal for people who want a short recovery and long-term results. Any resulting redness will subside within a week. A non-ablative benefit of many laser treatments is that they stimulate the skin to the degree necessary to jumpstart your own body’s collagen production. This will give you supple, youthful skin for months to come!
If you have wrinkles, fine lines, scarring, hyperpigmentation, or sun damage, one of these laser treatments may be the skin rejuvenating procedure you have been dreaming about!
A fractional CO2 laser effectively but safely resurfaces your skin by targeting and ablating damaged skin. This laser is able to pinpoint specific areas while leaving the surrounding tissue untouched. Fractional CO2 can remove blemishes such as:
- Acne Scars
- Sun damage
- Liver spots
The fractional CO2 laser will also encourage healthier skin function by stimulating collagen production. The ablation signals a healing reaction that generates new skin, helping the collagen-supported skin to reach the surface. Thanks to the collagen, the treated area will heal more quickly and you will have newer, fuller, and tighter skin.
Because there will be more collagen in the skin, your treated area will also have better skin elasticity and volume. This will fill in lines and wrinkles, giving you a more youthful appearance.
Halo is an adjustable hybrid laser treatment that resurfaces and rejuvenates your skin from within, evening your skin tone and smoothing away your wrinkles, scars, and enlarged pores. The Halo system is capable of applying two different energy wavelengths to the skin. A non-ablative laser will reach depths of the skin where collagen is produced and activate better, healthier collagen production. You will heal more quickly from the ablation achieved with the second ablative laser wavelength. Not only will your blemishes be effectively erased, but your skin will also be tighter and more supported, thanks to the volumizing effect of the collagen.
Due to its adjustable application of two different wavelengths, a Halo treatment is highly customizable. It is an excellent option for patients who want to:
- Erase signs of sun damage, age spots, or hyperpigmentation
- Smooth and resurface your skin. Halo will tighten your pores and smooth away acne scars.
- Fill in their fine lines and wrinkles
- Tighten their skin
Contour TRL is a controlled infrared light treatment that can deliver what is called a “laser peel.” The resurfacing laser is adjustable, which enables your skin expert to target the skin depth necessary to ablate any imperfection. Contour TRL will remove the top layer of skin, in order to reveal new, healthier skin. The treatment will also stimulate your skin’s collagen production, giving you fuller, younger-looking skin for months to come!
Contour TRL is an excellent method of reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as scars, actinic keratoses, and sun spots or other discolorations.
In just fifteen minutes, a Broadband light therapy treatment will even your skin tone and smooth the texture of your skin. While laser resurfacing erases blemishes and stimulates collagen production with targeted, high heat, photofacial like BBL expose the skin to a full spectrum of light, which has differently-patterned wavelengths within in. This is a safe, effective way to stimulate healthy collagen production, while also evening the surface skin tone and improving mild skin laxity.
Broadband light therapy is an excellent choice for patients who want to erase age spots, redness, or broken capillaries. The treatment will also resurface and smooth rougher areas of skin. If you have active acne, BBL can help eliminate the bacteria responsible for the clogged pore.
Are you beginning to notice lines and wrinkles forming on your forehead, or around your nose and mouth? A quick, well-placed injection of Botox can virtually erase these wrinkles! In fact, Botox is one of the most popular anti-aging solutions for both male and female patients.
Botox successfully smooths away wrinkles by injecting a cosmetically-safe form of the botulinum toxin. The injection relaxes the muscle responsible for creating and holding the wrinkle in position. By calming the overfiring muscle, the Botox restores your skin to a smoother, younger, firmer appearance. Because Botox is minimally invasive, patients can complete their procedure in less than thirty minutes. The results tend to last for three months, but can be easily maintained for long-term natural-looking results. Botox is effective at smoothing away your existing furrow lines and nasolabial folds, as well as preventing these wrinkles from developing any further.
Dermal fillers turn back the effects of time on your skin by restoring volume to targeted areas of your face. A range of injectables is available to patients, all of which restore youthful fullness by introducing components that mimic and encourage healthy skin function. At Cosmetic Surgery Associates, we are proud to offer:
Juvéderm Vollure XC
Juvéderm products restore skin to a more youthful appearance by replenishing hyaluronic acid in the injection site. Hyaluronic acid is a molecule that is disposed to retain moisture. It is also a naturally-occurring component of healthy skin. Unfortunately, aging skin eventually slows down its production of HA. Without this valuable source of hydration, the skin’s support system begins to deteriorate. Skin volume diminishes, and wrinkles form.
An injection of Juvéderm Vollure XC has the capability of lasting up to 18 months!
Juvéderm Vollure XC is formulated to replenish hyaluronic acid to areas with moderate to severe facial lines and wrinkles. This filler is capable of smoothing away your wrinkles, while still allowing you to move your face and features comfortably: the improvement to your fuller, more youthful skin will be noticeable, but natural-looking.
Juvéderm Volbella XC
Do you wish you had fuller, more attractively-shaped lips? Do you have fine lines that have developed around your mouth with age?
The results will look natural and can last for a year or more.
Juvéderm has developed Juvéderm Volbella XC, a hyaluronic-based filler designed to subtly augment your lips, while also filling and smoothing lines that commonly form around the mouth. If you wish you had more volume in your lips, or have lip asymmetry that you would like to address, Juvéderm Volbella XC can be the ideal solution for you. You must be over 21 to receive Volbella XC.
This formulation is a good option for patients who want to restore volume to the gaunt part of their midface, or who want to augment their cheeks. This can create a more full, youthful appearance, as well as make your cheekbones more pronounced, giving your face a more contoured appearance.
Restylane is another hyaluronic-acid filler that is designed to volumize areas with fine lines and wrinkles, effectively restoring youthful support to the skin and smoothing away the wrinkles. Restylane also offers a variety of different formulas, making it a versatile solution for erasing the signs of aging from your face. Restylane can address furrow lines, nasolabial folds, and marionette lines, as well as replenish volume to the cheeks and midface. Restylane also offers Restylane Silk, which can provide subtle volume to thinner, more sensitive areas of skin, such as the lips and around the eyes. The results can last for six months or more.
Thanks to a fine needle and the trained hand of our skincare expert, dermal fillers can be nearly pain-free to receive. Your dermal filler may contain a small amount of lidocaine, in order to improve the comfort of your experience.
Botox is a good solution for patients with wrinkles caused by the overuse or over-firing of muscles. If your wrinkles are a result of lost volume and skin laxity, also known as a “static,” wrinkle, a Dermal Filler may be your best wrinkle-smoothing option.
Unfortunately, despite our best efforts to eat well and stay active, many of us can develop excess weight and skin in our lower face and necks, resulting in what is known as a “double chin.” If you feel self-conscious about your appearance due to the shape of your neck and have not been able to slim the area with diet and exercise, Kybella may be the fat elimination option you need.
Kybella is an injection of a deoxycholic acid-based serum. Deoxycholic acid, a naturally-occurring substance in our bodies, breaks down and disintegrates fat cells. Once the injection is made beneath the chin, Kybella will break down the fat cells that are adding weight to your neck over the following weeks. Your body will eliminate the destroyed fat cells through its own natural processes.
You will experience minimal swelling after your Kybella injection, which will subside within a few days. Within a few weeks, you will notice a smoother, sleeker profile and neckline!
If you wish you had smoother skin, fewer scars, or a better “glow” to your skin overall, microneedling may be the ideal skin rejuvenation treatment for you. Microneedling is growing in popularity among celebrities and skin care professionals alike who are thrilled with their brighter, refreshed complexions! Due to the fact that microneedling encourages your own healthy skin function, it is an effective option for almost any patient.
The micro-ablations created by the needles communicate the overall need for new collagen production and faster healing.
During a microneedling session, your desired treatment area will be pierced by a group of eleven fine needles, which are housed in a hygienic, easy-to-handle pen. Care will be taken to make sure the needles reach the appropriate depth: microneedling will both resurface your skin and encourage healthier collagen production within your deep dermis. The needles will clear away the older skin components which are blocking the receptors within your dermis. They also will create a pathway for new skin to reach the surface more quickly, healing scars and discolorations.
Microneedling jumpstarts your own healthy skin production, which in turn heals your scars, tightens your pores, erases your discolorations, and fills in your wrinkles. While you can see impressive improvements a few weeks after microneedling, most patients need between three to six treatments to see their ideal skin rejuvenation.
After these treatments are completed, patients report that their facial skin becomes permanently more clear, vibrant, and youthful!
A chemical peel will remove the outermost layer of skin, revealing skin that is newer, more hydrated, and less pigmented than your topical skin. A chemical peel can smooth your skin, reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and even promote collagen and elastin production. A chemical peel can be accomplished with glycolic acid or lactic acid, also known as alpha hydroxy acids. The chemicals promote skin shedding by breaking down the substance that holds the topical skin together. Salicylic acid is another popular chemical peel agent, which has the added ability to reach into the patient’s pores.
This makes it an ideal option for patients who want an anti-inflammatory option that will clear their pores and heal shallow scarring.
This peel will reduce the signs of sun damage and other harmful elements that affect our skin with time.
This deep-reaching peel is capable of achieving ideal results, with minimal irritation. A rejuvenize peel will improve your skin texture, alleviate acne, and erase hyperpigmentation, all in one peel.
Chemical peels achieve best results with four to six treatments.
The degree of exfoliation your treatment achieves will depend on the condition of your skin and the way it reacts to the particular acid and pH. This is why it is especially important to receive your treatment from a skin expert who has the experience required to create the right rejuvenation plan for you!
Experience Equals Elegant Results
Our non-surgical skin rejuvenation procedures are administered by our skin care counselor Patrizia, a.k.a. Trish, who is a registered nurse and expert injector. Highly experienced with injectables, laser treatments, BBL, and IPL, microneedling, and chemical peels, she will work with you and your doctor to create a skin rejuvenation plan that will be the safest and effective for your particular skin.
After completing a skin rejuvenation treatment at Cosmetic Surgery Associates, Patrizia can also discuss long-term skin care methods that will best maintain your results, such as the ZO and Alastin systems.
You and your skin deserve to be treated with respect. If you would like to learn more about how you can see a more youthful, smooth-skinned face in your mirror, please call us today to schedule your complimentary consultation!