Photofacials/IPL Skin Treatments:
The CPW Vein & Aesthetic Center is excited to offer a proven safe and effective way to significantly reduce the signs of sun damaged skin as well as reduce the signs of aging. Our Lumenis IPL Quantum does this by eliminating freckles, redness, and brown pigmentation. It reduces pore size and fine lines all with one device. IPL technology is used to help restore the skin's youthful appearance. IPL technology improves the appearance of photoaged skin, removes age spots (sun-induced freckles), most benign brown pigments, and redness caused by broken capillaries through a process called photorejuvenation for face and body. The process is ideal for patients with active lifestyles because the procedure requires minimal to no downtime and has a low risk of side effects.
The gentle, non-ablative treatments use broad spectrum light to treat the face, chest, neck and hands--virtually anywhere that sun damage shows. IPL gives the skin a smoother look and feel, and a more even tone through a process called Photorejuvenation. As a sub-epidermal procedure, IPL skin treatments produce few side effects and requires little to no alteration in the patient's normal routine.
IPL works by delivering a broad spectrum of light is transmitted through a small, smooth, transparent handpiece which is gently placed over the skin. Cut-off filters in the handpiece change the wavelength range allowing it to be optimized for different applications and skin types. The light penetrates the tissue and is absorbed by either the blood, when treating vascular lesions, or the melanin when treating pigmented lesions damaging them. The body's natural processes then remove the injured tissue giving the skin a more even and youthful appearance.
IPL Skin Treatments often consist of full-face treatment or treatment of body areas like the hands, arms, shoulders, legs or chest. The treatment regimen typically consists of four to six treatments administered at three to four week intervals.
The best candidates for this procedure are patients with sun damaged skin, flushed faces secondary to acne, facial blood vessels, pigmented facial spots and enlarged pores. For further information regarding this new and exciting facial rejuvenation procedure please call for a consultation. Click here for the Photofacials FAQ.
This is a simple and safe procedure that takes only five minutes and requires no recovery time. Using a micro-sized needle, Botox Cosmetic is injected into certain muscles in the face to relax them and lessen the appearance of wrinkles that result from our daily expressions such as crow's feet, frown lines and laugh lines. This is an effective means of reversing the visible signs of aging. The results can be seen within four days and last 3-6 months, depending on the individual. Click here for the Botox FAQ.
Botox Cosmetic blocks impulses from the nerve to the tiny facial muscles that are related to expression lines. BOTOX™ Cosmetic relaxes the muscles so they do not contract. After treatment, the overlying skin remains smooth and unwrinkled while the untreated facial muscles contract in a normal fashion, allowing normal facial expression to be unaffected.
Hyperhidrosis (excess sweating): Excess sweating can ruin your clothes, as well as cause both physical and social discomfort. This often embarrassing problem is commonly seen on the underarms of both men and women. However, it can now be treated effectively using BOTOX®. A number of injections are painlessly placed into the area.
It safely and reversibly stuns overactive sweat glands for up to 12 months. The chemical that BOTOX® inhibits for wrinkles is also involved in the release of sweat in the body. This procedure is virtually free of side effects. The treatment does not have any effect on the body’s ability to regulate temperature or on other sweat glands elsewhere on the body. This treatment is also great for individuals sensitive to deodorants and antiperspirants. The treatment of hyperhidrosis is approved by the FDA, covered under a flexible spending account and is often covered by healthcare insurance companies.
As we grow older, signs of aging become more evident on our faces. This is recognizable as wrinkles and folds. There are various injectable cosmetic fillers available to help improve upon one’s facial appearance and achieve a more youthful look. These fillers add volume and smooth out wrinkles. Collagen and fat are some of the more common fillers. However, Juvederm is a new form of injectable filler that provides advantages over fat and collagen injections.
Juvederm is a non-animal, biodegradable gel based on hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a substance found in most of our bodies and therefore, rarely causes allergic reactions. Proven to last longer than fat and collagen injections, Juvederm maintains its shape using the body’s own moisture, and is used to shape facial contours, smooth wrinkles, and sculpt lips. The result is a long-lasting, healthy, more youthful, and fuller appearance. Click here for the Juvederm FAQ
BELOTERO BALANCE is a hyaluronic acid injectable filler designed to integrate into facial skin tissue. The unique manufacturing process for BELOTERO BALANCE yields a soft and cohesive gel that, once injected, instantly fills the skin to help smooth moderate-to-severe etched-in lines and wrinkles. We find it most ideal for treating delicate areas such as etched-in smile lines, most superficial thin facial lines and is amazing at making the vertical lip lines (thin lines that appear above and around the lips) disappear!
VOLUMA® XC is the first FDA-approved injectable gel to instantly add volume to your cheek area to correct age-related volume loss in adults over the age of 21. It can give you contour and a subtle lift for up to two years with optimal treatment. Like all Juvederm XC products, it contains lidocaine to improve comfort during treatment.
Chemical Peels and Masks:
We are licensed and certified to perform many facial treatments. We offer you many options to treat sun damaged and hyper-pigmented skin on the entire body; including the hands, face, chest, neck and back. There are also treatments for acne, rosacia, and dry or oily skin.
CPW Vein & Aesthetic Center's Chemical Peels are very different from the standard. In only 3-6 painless treatments, you can repair damage already done almost anywhere on your body.
Our solutions are blends formulated with many ingredients including lactic acid, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), plumping phytohormones and kojic and azelaic acids to produce dramatic results without the discomfort and downtime associated with traditional Chemical Peels. You can return to normal activities immediately afterwards.
CPW Vein & Aesthetic Center offers two different Chemical Peels suited to your needs:
PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone & Resorcinol Exfoliating Treatment The most potent PCA Peel® formula, this peel will even skin tone and provide more exfoliation for oilier, thicker and more resilient skin types. It is effective on extremely sun damaged and thickened skin. It is also excellent for those with active/cystic acne and asphyxiated skin (dry on the surface, oily underneath).
-Or- for those who have sensitive skin but still need treatment:
Sensi Peel® Exfoliating Treatment This gentle solution is formulated primarily for extremely sensitive skin types and ethnic skin. Sensi Peel® will strengthen and brighten the skin while helping to treat sun damage and other forms of hyperpigmentation (skin discoloration). This multi-faceted treatment also provides anti-inflammatory, anti-acne and antibacterial action, making it an excellent choice for helping calm rosacea, as redness and inflammation can subside substantially after treatment.
These Chemical Peels do multiple things; deeply exfoliate, remove fine lines & slight discolorations, calms redness and gives skin a more even, smoother, overall glow. It can also eliminate acne without antibiotics!