Busting Myths on Laser Skin Resurfacing

After Being in the Medical Spa industry for 10 years the technology for non-invasive cosmetic treatments has consistently involved and improved.  One of the top treatments […]

How to Remove Stretchmarks Permanently & Why Creams Don’t Work

Stretchmarks can be an unfortunate side-effect of pregnancy or growth spurts and mainly occur to women however sometimes in men as well. Stretchmarks can be due to genetics, stretch marks are small tears in the dermis that result when the fat or muscle beneath the skin is growing at a faster rate than the skin itself. As the tissue under the skin is “stretched out,” normal collagen production is interrupted, and stretch marks begin to surface.

Remove the Damage Caused by Years of Sun with IPL

After running a medical spa (Winter Park Laser& Anti-Aging Center) for 9 years one of the most common complaints especially in Florida is sun spots, redness and capillaries caused by years of sun damage for men and women. As this is the decade where the "baby boomers" are starting to age they are also the same generation that used baby oil and foil to get sun tans and they are now seeing the repercutions of their actions in the form of uneven skin tone, excess pigment, and age/sun spots. IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) photo-facials or photo-rejuvenation are a great no down-time solution to sun damaged skin.

Non-Surgical Facelift Option with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Over the past few decades, lasers are increasing with new technology and capabilities in the cosmetic industry giving plastic surgery a "face-lift" of it's own with more non-surgical options for skin tightening and wrinkles. While ablative fractional laser resurfacing has been around for a few years, Palomar medical recently received the first FDA approval for a combination bloodless ablative & non-ablative fractional laser resurfacing treatment.