With summer winding down, we’ve had a lot of our Santa Barbara Cosmetic Surgery Center clients inquiring about how to get rid of excess pigmentation (often referred to as sun spots, “liver” spots, or hyperpigmentation) that have resulted from sun overexposure and/or the fluctuation of hormones that happen as we age. Clients want to know how they can combat unwanted pigmentation on their own, using at home skin care products, and also how we can help them in the medical office.
The good news is that there are lots of options! The better news is that you can learn about these options at the educational event, Brightening and Tightening, this Wednesday, September 26th, that is hosted by Evolutions Medical Spa, where Santa Barbara cosmetic surgeon Dr. Terry Perkins (the founder and Medical Director of Evolutions) will be speaking about skin rejuvenation options that are non-surgical and have a great success rate.
Some of the evening’s event will be dedicated to skin tightening (through such revolutionary treatments as Total Tightening which combines the top two non-invasive skin tightening procedures into one highly effective treatment) the other part of the evening will be dedicated to skin lightening where Dr. Perkins will speak about a variety of medical grade products and professional treatments that can control excessive pigmentation and help create a more uniform tone to your skin. While not giving away Dr. Perkins’ entire presentation, we will give you a sneak peek on what you may hear about:
- The FotoFacial RF™ is one of the safest and most effective intense pulsed light (IPL)-based treatments for excessive pigmentation that is available today. Don’t mistake it for a “PhotoFacial” offered by other doctors’ offices because the FotoFacial RF™ is a trademarked procedure that was co-developed by a dermatologist (Dr. Patrick Bitter, Jr.) and a plastic surgeon (Dr. R. Stephen Mulholland) that brings together the best of aesthetic dermatologic skin care and cosmetic plastic surgery into one non-invasive treatment. Clients love the FotoFacial RF™ because many achieve a noticeable and consistent degree of improvement after completing a series.
- Obagi Medical Products are high quality medical products that are sold only to physicians. Obagi has multiple lines for many skin concerns such as acne and rosacea, but their signature Nu-Derm System is truly transformative. It is often advertised as “anti-aging” whereby it replaces old damaged skin cells (that cause premature aging) with healthy new cells and along the way it also corrects photodamage such as age spots, sallowness in the complexion, and discoloration (or hyperpigmentation). It is a system that takes dedication and time, but the end result is all worth it!