We invite you to explore our extensive list of cosmetic dermatology treatments. Free consultations with our Medspa technician are available. If you would prefer to consult with the physician or physician assistant for a cosmetic procedure, there is a consultation fee. If you choose to proceed with a treatment, then the consultation fee is applied towards the cost of your procedure
All Other Cosmetic Dermatology Services
Microneedling w/Radio Frequency
Micro-needling is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for the treatment of fine lines, acne scars and the improvement of the skin’s texture, tone, and color. This treatment is now available with radio frequency for enhanced results: The treatment creates controlled micro-injuries to the skin and the radio frequency delivers energy that will help in the production of collagen.
For smoother, healthier, and more vibrant skin, we may recommend a MicroLaser Peel™. You will notice a significant and immediate change in skin texture and tightness when compared to microdermabrasion. In addition, less downtime is required with the MicroLaserPeel™ than with the deeper laser resurfacing procedures. You can typically see real improvement in just a few days.
Laser treatment is now available for the removal of unsightly veins! Lasers selectively destroy blood vessels by employing the appropriate wavelength that that will be absorbed by oxyhemoglobin, a major component in red blood cells. This process results in targeting only the broken vessels while leaving the surrounding tissue intact.Another option that has been proven successful for treatment of spider veins on the legs is sclerotherapy. This is the injection of a solution that causes the veins to collapse leaving your body to resolve the collapsed vein much like it does a bruise.
This is a series of light treatments utilizing LED (light emitting diodes) that activate cells causing them to produce collagen or multiply. The main benefit is a reduction in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, freckles, brown spots, scars, and redness. In addition, treatments are quick and pain free with no downtime at all!
Sun Damage Treatments
Just about everyone has a few brown spots on their skin. Freckles, “age spots”, “liver spots,” and various birthmarks are just a few of the commonly known marks dermatologists call pigmented lesions. There are a number of ways that brown spots can be treated. These include lasers, bleaching creams, and Broad Band Light (BBL).
Acne occurs when a sebaceous oil gland surrounding the hair follicle becomes clogged with oil and dead skin cells. Bacteria growth in this clogged environment causes infection and acne blemishes. The broad band light penetrates the skin to precisely target and destroy active acne causing bacteria, while also slowing excessive sebaceous oil production.
Blue Light Acne Treatment
Blue light acne treatments are available as an alternative to medication or can be used in conjunction with skin care programs. This special blue light, known as the BLU-U®, kills the surface bacteria. Treatments are safe and painless and take only about 15 minutes once or twice a week. After some weeks, the blue light can control your acne or clear it up for a very long period of time.
This is a popular method of skin rejuvenation. It gently removes age spots and blemishes, evens skin tone, and creates a healthy glow. Microdermabrasion removes the most superficial layer of skin, leaving the skin supple and vibrant. Here at the San Marcos Dermatology, we use the Diamond Tome™, a wand made of diamond chips that gently removes skin cells and vacuums them away in a sterile, controlled manner. With our system, there are no residues or gritty particles left on your skin.
Initially developed to improve scars , dermabrasion results were just as impressive in treating wrinkles, sun damage and overall texture as well. Dermabrasion is surgical planning of the skin with an instrument that abrades the surface for a smoother appearance. Dermabrasion penetrates to the second layer of the skin, the upper dermis. This is not to be confused with the popular superficial exfoliating treatment, Microdermabrasion.
Chemical peels use a chemical solution to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin by removing its dull, damaged outer layers. It can be helpful for those individuals with wrinkles, facial blemishes, and uneven skin pigmentation. Chemical peels may also remove pre-cancerous skin growths, soften acne facial scars, and even control acne. The procedure stimulates a “burst of renewal” within your skin to bring healthy, young, living cells to the surface.
- Chemical peel for acne
- Chemical peel for scars
- Chemical peel for wrinkles
- Chemical peel for color correction
A series of photofacial treatments to reduce brown spots, vessels, acne, and tighten skin and pores with no downtime.
Removes dead skin cells and impurities while simultaneously bathing the new skin with cleansing, hydrating and moisturizing skin solutions.