Best dermatologist in Palo Alto
All common disorders are treated in Palo Alto: Psoriasis, Eczema, acne, scars, warts, facial wrinkles, scars, blackheads, pimples, white heads and many more. All of these conditions are treated by Dr. Patricia Wong, a board certified dermatologist in Palo Alto. Call Dr. Patricia Wong at 650-226-8886 to learn more about remedies for your skin ailments.
Below is a list of skin treatments that Dr. Patricia Wong can uses. The office uses many of these procedures; chemical peels, microdermabrasions, dermabrasions, intense pulse light or IPL, Ultherapy, Isolaz among others. Call Dr. Patricia Wong for your dermatology needs in Palo Alto. Call Dr. Patricia Wong at 650-226-8886 for the very best in medical skin care in Palo Alto.
Facial Lines: Botox
Botulinum toxin (Type A) commonly known as Botox is a cosmetic injection that inhibits nerve signals in the the facial muscles which contract. This effectively smooths and relaxes facial lines. Botox treatment is a very common procedure where about 3.3 million women and over 380,000 men undergo the treatment every year.
Severe Acne: Isolaz Treatment
Isolaz acne treatment is a nonsurgical procedure for acne sufferers who have tried many remedies but have not been satisfied with their results. Isolaz is for people with mild to severe acne, acne produced pits and scars, as well as discoloration from acne pimples. The Isolaz acne laser has been approved by the FDA. It uses a painless laser to clean your pores and vacuums the dead skin away simultaneously.
Excessive or unwanted hair, and skin discoloration: Intense Pulsed Light
Intense Pulsed Light or IPL is a non surgical procedure that uses specific spectrum’s of light to target chromosome and skin structures to permanently remove hair, acne scars, age spots, Rosecea, and visible capillaries. IPL is increasing in popularity as the results can be quite good. Every year about 410,000 women and 45,000 men undergo the Isolaz treatment to clear up their skin.
A chemical peel is a nonsurgical procedure which exfoliates (takes off) the Stratum Corneum (the top layer of skin) with mild, medium or strong chemicals. The stronger the chemical peel the deeper the penetration into the skin. Once removed, a smoother layer of skin will replace the older layer of skin that is usually smoother, clearer and tighter than before. Deep chemical peels are performed by dermatologists and plastic surgeons. While light or some medium chemical peels can be performed by aestheticians or dermatologist in Palo Alto. About 413,000 women and 31,000 men have chemical peels to clear up their skin.
Loose skin, Acne scar, age spots: Dermabrasion
Dermabrasion is a non-surgical procedure which exfoliates (takes off) the Stratum Corneum (the top layer of skin) with an abrasive scrubbing tool. Once removed, the layer of skin below replaces the removed layer with skin that is usually smoother, clearer and tighter than before. Dermabrasions go deep below the skin’s top layer and thus are performed under the care of a dermatologist. Microdermabrasions is a cosmetic procedure and pose little health risks. Thus microdermabrasions can be performed by an aesthetician or day spa, but it’s best to be performed by a dermatologist in Palo Alto. With higher costs longer recovery, more pain and invasiveness dermabrasions are less popular than microdermabrasions. Both procedures are very safe. Every year, about 23,000 women get dermabrasions and about 4,500 men. Whereas about 452,000 women and 28,000 men get microdermabrasions.
Scars: Laser Scar Removal
Laser Scar Removal is a catch all term that can include many types of treatments. Here, Acnesolution411.com refers to laser scar removal to address these specific scars: Keloid scars, Contracture scars and Hypertrophic scars. Laser surgery, skin grafts, excision, scar revision or reposition and dermabrasion are all options for addressing unwanted scars. Procedures range widely from the surgical to nonsurgical based on the size and location of the scar. In addition, removing unwanted hair is a very common and effective procedure. Over 770,000 women and 128,000 men remove unwanted hair with laser treatments nationwide and in Palo Alto.
Of course there are also scars and pits that result from severe acne but the laser scar removal is not recommended for these types of scars by acnesolution411.com. See your dermatologist for which procedure would work best for you call a dermatologist in Palo Alto. For the best dermatology services in Palo Alto, call Dr. Patricia Wong at 650-226-8886.
Loose Skin: Ultherapy
Ultherapy is a trademarked, nonsurgical procedure that tightens skin on the face and neck. Ultherapy uses ultrasound rays to produce collagen, which is the body’s own natural skin repair and tightening agent. Ultherapy rejuvenates your skin making you look younger in Palo Alto. Ultherapy will actually make you look 10 years younger.
Loose Skin and blemishes: Triniti Laser Treatment
The Triniti Laser treatment is a trademarked, three pronged nonsurgical procedure for skin tightening, discoloration and decreasing wrinkles. First, FotoFacial uses radio waves and intense pulsed light to heat up the inner layer of skin to fix discoloration. Second, is Refirm, which uses infrared and radio frequency to activate the fibroblast, which signals new collegen to form, leads to tightening of the skin over time. Third, is the Matrix Fractional treatment which uses infrared light in fractional reals to heat the deep layers of the skin to stimulate tightening beneath the skin. This procedure is relatively new but is FDA approved.
Dr. Patricia Wong is a board certified dermatologist in Palo Alto. The practice has been a integral part of the community for many years and uses state of the art skin treatments. Dr. Patricia Wong will consult with you and help devise the best strategy to resolve your skin ailment(s). The staff is kind, courteous and patient. Call for a free phone consultation. Dr. Patricia Wong will have you looking your best in no time.