Stretch Mark Reduction
Laser Stretch Mark reduction is a non-surgical procedure that uses pulses of fractional laser light to break down stretch marks, reduce redness, stimulate collagen, and improve the appearance of your skin. In just a few simple treatments, we can deliver superior, long lasting results. This procedure is safe for all skin types.
Scar Revision (Acne and Surgical)
Fractional laser scar revision is a non-invasive alternative to surgery for acne scars and surgical scars, with remarkable results on any skin type. Pulses of fractional light break down scar tissue, triggering new collagen to form in its place. It is a fast and simple procedure with little to no down-time and minimal discomfort.
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Ablative skin resurfacing is a single treatment procedure which uses a powerful laser to create microscopic columns in damaged areas of your skin which have lost collagen and elastin. This process creates a healing response that produces freshly resurfaced , healthy looking skin. Improvements in texture, unwanted pigment, fine lines, and lax skin are seen in as little as 1 treatment.
Laser Skin Rejuvenation
Fractional non-ablative skin rejuvenation offers superior results with little to no downtime. The 1540 fractional micro beams penetrate deep into the epidermis and dermis, stimulating fibroblasts to create more collagen. The fractional non-ablative approach offers significant improvement of fine lines, loss of firmness, acne scarring, pigmentation, uneven texture and more…
Optimal Pulse Light Photo Facial (OPL) For Sun Damage and Rosacea
Non-invasive light rejuvenation is used to reduce sun damage, redness, broken capillaries, age spots and fine lines. OPL photo facial can also be used with topical medications such as Levulan® (ALA) for a more dramatic resurfacing finish.
IPL Hair Removal
Palomar Pulsed Light Systems offer a lasting solution for unwanted hair. Light emitted from the Palomar Icon hand-piece is absorbed by pigment in the hair follicle and converted to heat, which loosens the hair and disables the cells responsible for new hair growth. Fast, comfortable and convenient treatments for most hair types.(Grey and blonde hair will not have long lasting results.)
Laser Acne and Deep Pore Purification
ISOLAZ is the premier aesthetic technology that combines a vacuum process with a broadband light to effectively clear existing acne while helping prevent future breakouts for a healthier looking complexion. Isolaz helps remove blackheads, oils, debris, reduce pore size, and improve skin tone/texture in 85% of people. This modality has been used by celebrities to get their skin “red carpet ready!”
Light Therapy for Acne (L.E.D.)
Solitone photo biostimulation system has the ability to combine different wavelegnths of LED light therapy to treat conditions of the top layer of your skin (epidermis). This aesthetic tool can be used to improve acne, pigmentation, stimulate collagen, and improve skin texture. LED light therapy can also be used post laser treatments to speed up the healing process.
Laser Leg Vein Treatment
Palomar 1064 YAG offers excellent clearance of spider veins on face and other areas of the body such as the legs. Light pulses heat the blood within the veins causing the vessel to constrict and eventually fade from view.
The LamProbe is a cosmetic innovation incorporating radio and high frequency technology that enables the rapid and precise, non-invasive treatment of minor skin irregularities.
Fractora Rejuvenation & Resurfacing
Fractora Fractional Rejuvenation and Resurfacing treatments utilize a matrix of micro-pins coupled with Radio Frequency energy to heat the skin in a controlled manner. Fractionated technology remodels deep collagen, improved skin laxity, wrinkles, acne scarring, stretch marks, and brightens the appearance of skin.
Fractora Firm (face and body)
Fractora Firm uses advanced radio frequency technology to provide optimal skin contraction in the deep layers of your skin. Radio Frequency energy will stimulate the formation of new collagen and contract the layers of skin resulting in tighter facial contours with more definition and smoother wrinkles. 2 different sized hand-pieces are available, allowing your technician to treat small areas of the face, or larger areas of the body.
Treat unwanted hair that is resistant to IPL or laser treatments. Ideal for grey, blonde, or vellus hairs. Electrolysis involves inserting a sterile, fine filament into the natural hair follicle of the skin and emitting a current that destroys the follicle permanently.
Clinically, a photo facial is the term used to describe a procedure that uses light technology for skin treatments. Photo facial is among one of our most popular services for our patients in Phoenix, AZ at Stockton Dermatology. This treatment has a variety of uses but it is our top choice in treating brown spots, removing broken capillaries, and boosting the skin’s collagen.
IPL photo rejuvenation, also known as photo facial, is a light based treatment that feels similar to laser, but has less downtime. IPL is a very popular treatment that effectively addresses many skin concerns such as sun damage, freckles, age spots, broken vessels, redness, fine lines and texture. A series of 3-5 treatments spaced 3-4 weeks apart are usually recommended. There is little to no downtime with this treatment, and results are seen in as little as 2 weeks.
Laser Hair Removal
Patients in Phoenix, AZ who are scheduled for a laser hair removal will have the hair in the treatment area trimmed just a few millimeters above the patient’s skin surface. The laser that will be used will be adjusted to fit the patient’s hair color, thickness, as well as location.
Laser Vein Reduction
The 1064 YAG Laser Treatment causes selective heating of the target with minimal to no heating of the non-targeted tissue. For vascular lesions, the target is hemoglobin. During treatment, the target absorbs the laser light and rapidly increases in temperature altering the cells of the skin or vessel.
Excimer lasers work by delivering high intensity UVB light at 308 nanometers wavelength. This very specific dose directly targets the psoriasis plaques. Throughout the whole procedure, the Excimer lasers never touch the surrounding areas of the psoriasis plaques and reduce the risk of getting any UV radiation exposure.
Fractora Fractional Rejuvenation and Resurfacing treatments uses a matrix of micro-pins coupled with Radio Frequency energy to heat the skin in a controlled manner. Fractionated technology remodels deep collagen, improved skin laxity, wrinkles, acne scarring, stretch marks, and brightens the appearance of skin.
One of the most effective treatment that helps us battle skin cancer at its early stages is photodynamic therapy (PDT). This is a medical treatment that involves the use of a photosensitizing drug and a light source that triggers the active ingredients of the drug. The process results to the activation of oxygen molecules that destroys the cells in the surrounding area. It has been found that this has been very effective in eliminating superficial skin cancers called actinic keratosis as well as other types of cancer cells and skin conditions.
Skin tightening procedures are generally aimed at removing the loose and sagging skin or finding ways to restore the lost collagen in the skin to make it appear tighter and healthier.
Skin discoloration treatments work by reducing the amount of irregular pigmentation in the patient’s skin. Most of our patients in Phoenix, AZ come in for skin discoloration treatments to repair the effects of acne scars, age spots, and skin discoloration due to hormonal changes, such as Melasma.
Body FX is a new, long lasting, non-invasive treatment to reduce the appearance of cellulite and improve body contouring. A series of 6-8 treatments will reshape your body to provide a non-surgical alternative to liposuction.
Radio Frequency Treatments
Radio frequency body treatments are procedures that involve the use of a radio frequency device that heats up the tissue. This results in tightening the tissue and boosting blood flow that breaks down the stubborn cellulite and fat. Our patients need not worry, because radio frequency energy heats up the skin without causing any damage.
2940 Ablative Skin Resurfacing
Our Palomar Lux 2940 Fractional Ablative laser hand piece directs thermal energy into the skin via hundreds of tiny micro beams. Unsightly skin is selectively vaporized and within a few days is replaced with fresh healthy skin-generated by the body’s lymphatic system.
Isolaz Laser Acne and Deep Pore Purification
Laser Acne and Deep Pore Purification combines a vacuum process with a broadband light to effectively clear existing acne while helping prevent future breakouts for a healthier looking complexion. Isolaz helps remove blackheads, oils, debris, reduce pore size, and improve skin tone/texture in 85% of people.
Lamprobe – Benign Lesion Destruction
The LamProbe Treatment causes selective heating of the target with minimal to no heating of the non-targeted tissue. For vascular lesions, the target is hemoglobin. The desired clinical endpoint is a change in vessel color or visible shrinking of the lesion with minimal reaction in the surrounding skin. The skin overlying the lesion may be red and raised, similar to a scratch mark.
1540 Laser for Collagen Stimulation and Scar Reduction
Palomar ICON 1540 Fractional Non-Ablative Laser hand piece delivers light in an array of narrow, focused micro-beams to create columns of coagulation within the skin. The controlled thermal injury induced by the laser results in a natural healing process that forms healthy new tissue. This results in improved skin appearance.