Non-surgical treatments, or minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, are used to reduce the appearance of facial lines, remove unwanted hair, and even out skin pigmentation. Read on for more information about the non-surgical treatments we provide.
Botox Cosmetic is a popular non-surgical injection that temporarily reduces or eliminates frown lines, forehead creases, crows feet near the eyes and thick bands in the neck giving the skin a smoother, more refreshed appearance.
Soft-tissue fillers, typically made of hyaluronic acid gel, can help fill in lines and creases, temporarily restoring a smoother, more youthful-looking appearance. When injected beneath the skin, these fillers plump up creased and sunken areas of the face.
Chemical peel uses a chemical solution to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin by removing its damaged outer layers. It is helpful for those individuals with facial blemishes, wrinkles and uneven skin pigmentation.
Dermabrasion and dermaplaning help to refinish the skin’s top layers through a method of controlled surgical scraping. The treatments soften the sharp edges of surface irregularities, giving the skin a smoother appearance.
Microdermabrasion is a skin-freshening technique that helps repair facial skin. The plastic surgeon uses a device like a fine sandblaster to spray tiny crystals across the face, mixing gentle abrasion with suction to remove the dead, outer layer of skin.
In laser skin resurfacing a laser is used to remove areas of damaged or wrinkled skin, layer by layer. The procedure is most commonly used to minimize the appearance of fine lines, especially around the mouth and the eyes.
Facial Dermaplaning is a non-surgical skin treatment that removes the top, dead, damaged layers of skin. By removing these skin cells, your skin starts a rejuvenation process in which new skin cells are made visible, improving the look and health of your skin.
In this rather simple procedure, veins are injected with a sclerosing solution, which causes them to collapse and fade from view. The procedure may also remedy the bothersome symptoms associated with spider veins.
Whether you’re planning a surgical or nonsurgical skin treatment, it’s important that you find a doctor who has training and experience with a variety of skin-management techniques.
There are three basic approaches to camouflage cosmetics: concealing–hiding incision lines and bruises; color correcting–neutralizing color in reddened or yellowish skin; and contouring–disguising swelling and creating the illusion of highlights and shadows.
For those seeking non-surgical laser treatments, Dr. Leonard invites you to visit Total Medispa. They are located in the Northbank Building steps away from Dr. Leonard’s Office at 700 Bellevue Street South, Suite 100, in Salem, OR.