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					 COSMETIC MEDICINE
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW, IN A NUTSHELL
         Seema Patel, MD, MPH
            Medical Director
     TRENDS IN COSMETIC
        PROCEDURES
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                               Surgery
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          2003   2002   1997
    TOP NONSURGICAL
      PROCEDURES
 BOTOX
 LASER HAIR REMOVAL
 CHEMICAL PEELS
 COLLAGEN FILLERS
 LASER SKIN REJUVENATION
    WRINKLES TREATED
       BY BOTOX
 CROW’S FEET
 FOREHEAD WRINKLES
 BETWEEN THE EYEBROWS
 LOWER FACIAL WRINKLES
            Botox: Before--After
   Before




   After
            Botox: Before--After
   Before



   After
       WHAT SOFT TISSUE
         FILLERS DO
 TO FILL IN WRINKLES, SCARRING,
  AND DEPRESSIONS
 USED FOR
    – NASOLABIAL FOLDS,
    – LIP AREA
    – SCARS/DEPRESSIONS
    – AROUND EYES AND FOREHEAD
Restylane: Before & After
Restylane: Before & After
    MICRODERMABRASION
    ‘THE LUNCH TIME PEEL’
 Mechanical exfoliation of the top skin layer
 Stimulates healthier younger looking skin
 No down time
 Can be used on all skin types
 Available in salons and physician offices
        BENEFITS OF
    MICRODERMABRASION
 Softer skin
 Removal of superficial dark spots
 Reduces fine lines
 Minimizes acne and minor scars
 Complements laser treatments
        CHEMICAL PEELS
 Apply different strengths of acid to peel the
  top layer of skin in order to regenerate
  newer, healthier skin.
 How deep one goes varies on the type of
  solution and depth chosen by the physician
       WHAT PEELS CAN DO
 Lighten/brighten skin
 Improve dark spots
 Decrease sun damage
 Diminish fine lines and wrinkles
 Improve mild acne and scarring
 Improve overall skin tone, quality, and
  texture
           TYPES OF PEELS
   TOPICAL
    – Over the counter or salon grade
   SUPERFICIAL PROGRESSIVE
    – No downtime, but slowly increased as skin strengthens
   MEDIUM
    – 3-5 days of down time
   DEEP
    – 2 weeks of down time
Mature Skin: Before & After
Acne: Before & After
  LASERS
What they can do
       USES FOR LASER
 Wrinkles-both deep and fine
 Sun damage and scars
 Acne scars
 Melasma and brown spots
 Rosacea and red spots
 Leg veins
 Hair and tattoo removal
        Laser Hair Removal
 Permanent hair reduction.
 Use on all skin types
 Can treat most hair colors
 Treat full body
 Minimal patient discomfort or side effects.
 Non-ablative Laser or Intense Pulse Light
Laser Hair Removal
        Laser Skin Rejuvenation
            The Fotofacial
   For healthier, younger, more luminescent
    skin, laser skin rejuvenation can treat
    – Brown and Red spots
    – Rosacea
    – Broken capillaries
    – Wrinkles
    – Sun Damage
Fotofacial: Skin Rejuvenation
Laser skin rejuvenation
              What’s new….
   Skin Tightening for….
    – Turkey Neck
    – Smile Lines
    – Stretch Marks…anywhere
    – Uses Infra-Red Light to heat deep in the dermis
      to bring collagen and elastin closer together
    – Need four treatments at least one month apart
SKIN TIGHTENING
SKIN TIGHTENING
       PIXEL: RESURFACING
              LASER
 The Hottest New Laser
 Fractional Ablation to penetrate deep with
  in the skin without sedation
 Builds new Collagen and Elastin to leave
  the skin healthier and younger looking
 For all ages and skin types
            PIXEL: INDICATIONS
   Great for
    –   Deep Wrinkles
    –   Fine Lines
    –   Acne and acne scarring/pitting
    –   Brown Spots
    –   Melasma
    –   Overall Skin tone/texture
    –   Wrinkly skin over the eyes
    –   Prevention!
PIXEL: RESURFACING
      LASER
PIXEL: RESURFACING
       LASER
        SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
   Importance of good skincare products to
    prevent
    –   Fine lines and wrinkles
    –   Acne and acne scarring
    –   Brown and red spots
    –   Melasma
    –   Rosacea
   Physician Grade Products
           THE IMPORTANT
        SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
   Sun block, not sunscreen
    – Chemical barrier for UVB
    – Physical barrier for UVA
   Extracellular-outside the skin cell
    – VITAMIN C
    – ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS
   Intracellular-inside the skin cell
    – HYDROQUINONE
    – RETINOLS
                My Favorites
   NEOSTRATA
    – The founder of alpha hydroxy acids
   AVENE
    – For the sensitive and dry skin patient
   OBAGI
    – The Cadillac of skin care
    – Great for people who do not want to do
      treatments
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