Our skin, while extremely durable and protective, is constantly threatened by the sun, aging, and a variety of skin disorders. These can contribute to a range of skin irregularities, such as wrinkles, pigmentation changes (sunspots, freckles), acne scars, and visible blood vessels (varicose veins).
Utilizing trusted products and latest procedures, providers at UPMC can help improve the appearance of your skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, firm up areas that may have lost tone.
Laser Hair Removal
The Candela GentleLase Pro™ laser is a state of the art laser and recognized as one of the best hair removal lasers available. Candela’s patented Dynamic Cooling Device™ (DCD™) technology protects the upper layers of your skin with a cooling burst of cryogen so the surface of your skin is not affected by the laser treatment. Together, the long-pulse laser and DCD cooling offer optimal treatment with minimal side effects.
Common laser hair removal treatment areas include:
- Upper Lip
- Beard area
Eliminate Vascular and Pigmented Lesions
The Candela Vbeam® is the gold standard and the world’s best-selling pulsed-dye laser. From correcting red and brown skin discoloration, to eliminating virtually all vascular and pigmented lesions, the Vbeam®, features advanced micro-pulse technology, treating various spot sizes. Vbeam®, can also be used to speed up the healing of any post-treatment bruising caused by other cosmetic or surgical procedures. By using Vbeam®,, the following areas can be treated:
- Acne scars
- Facial & spider veins
- Pigmented lesions
- Striae (stretch marks)
- Vascular lesions
For more information on the various skin care systems, visit http://obagi.com/patients.
Skin Rejuvenation Procedures
Reduce Fine Lines and Wrinkles
BOTOX® Cosmetic – an injection that is used to improve the look of moderate to severe lines between the eyebrows and crow's feet.
Juvéderm® – a dermal filler that is used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles around the nose and mouth.
- Juvederm® Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC – fills in facial winkles and folds around the nose and mouth giving you natural looking results.
- Voluma® – adds volume to lift and contour cheek area.
- Vollure™ XC – subtly smooths aging, genetics, and environmental factors that cause parentheses lines around the mouth to become visible.
- Volbella® XC – adds subtle volume to lips and softens the lines around them.
Sculptra® Aesthetic – a new facial injectable treatment indicated for the correction of shallow to deep nasolabial folds (smile lines) and contour deficiencies.
Kybella® – a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin.
Infini™ Radiofrequency Microneedling – a highly innovative skin rejuvenation tool to treat acne scars and wrinkles, providing optimal results while minimizing post-procedure downtime.
SmartXide DOT CO2 Laser® – uses the latest skin resurfacing laser technology to significantly reduce wrinkles, sun damage, brown spots, and acne scars, leaving you with a natural and refreshed appearance.
Latisse® – a prescription medicine that helps eyelashes grow longer, fuller and darker.
All procedures are FDA approved.
To learn more about these skin care products and procedures, or to find the right one for you, call 570-326-8005 to schedule a consultation.