Facials in McLean Virginia

Hyperpigmentation

Facials in our McLean OfficePigment Treatments (brown spot, age spots and brown patches)

Hyper pigmentation is the deposition of melanin by triggering melanocytes (pigment cells) due to the stimulation of melanogenesis. A process by which pigment is produced and duplicated in the skin. It is the end result of an excessive inflammatory response which can be triggered by hormonal, and or inflammation from the heat, trauma and sun. The result is brown spots and or melasma light to deep brown patches over the face, neck, or body.

The treatment of brown spots, age spot or melasma is a judicious combination of AHA ,BHA peels,and or Micro Dermabrasion plus brightening serums and creams.

Evaluation is critical because some treatments can worsen the condition.

Calming Rosacea Treatments

Rosacea is a chronic sensitive skin condition involving inflammation, redness and itchiness of the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. Surface dryness, dehydration and barrier dysfunction will worsen the symptoms of rosacea if not treated. Treatment is via dermatological anti-inflammatory medications and by facial treatments, photo facials.

Consultation is key to assessing the type of therapy.

Acne Relief Facial

Acne Relief FacialsAcne is a disorder of the skin marked by papules (pimples) closed and open comedones (blackheads) and or cysts. Mechanism is due to increased sebaceous(oil) activity and inflammation(redness) in the skin.
Acne is graded from 1 to 4, higher the number more complex skin condition.

The treatment starts with deep pore cleansing with an enzymes gel to help soften the sebum(oil) and keratinization within the follicular walls (pores)for gentle extractions while controlling the inflammation (redness) pigmentation( brown spots) scarring and dehydration, (lack of water) in the skin's surface. Subsequently, serums are applied to calm and rehydrate the skin and manage the active oil glands.

The type and number of treatments will vary depending on the type/grade of acne and the age of the patient. Home care is a must to compliment the results of professional treatments.

Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels have been used for centuries by the ancient civilizations, from soaking in baths to layering the skin as mask to improve the appearance of the skin.

What is a Chemical Peel? Chemical Peel is a topical application of an acidic solution to the skin with the goal of regulating and enhancing the cell turnover process causing the shedding of dead skin cells which results in  making the skin's surface brighter, lighter and tighter.

Patient Consultation in our McLean, VA office:

Patient consultation plays important role in determining the type, strength, depth and series of chemical peel treatments needed to address specific problems such as blemishes, wrinkle lines, etc.

AHA BHA JESSNER RETINOIC ACID TCA

Micro Dermabrasion (Face and Neck)

Micro Dermabrasion is an exfoliating treatment using aluminum oxide crystals and or crystal free modality with the vacuum suction to dislodge the dead skin cells removing the superficial layers of the skin's surface. Consequently, skin's texture, tone, pores are remedied and there is oveall brightening of the skin. The procedure involves multiple passes over the treatment areas of the face and the neck. Adjunctive serums and moisturizer are applied to hydrate and nourish! SPF to protect the skin. Great add on to any of our facials.

Series of multiple treatments are recommended for varying skin conditions and concerns skin consultation will help in determining the best treatment for each patient.

Oxygen/Anti Aging Facial

As we age our skin loses the ability to use and hold oxygen. Less oxygen in the dermis of the skin results in more wrinkles, fines lines and dull lifeless skin.

Oxy-Mist:

Oxy-Mist treatment contains medical grade oxygen plus Amino Plex serum with over 100 ingredients containing amino acids, trace minerals, electrolytes micellized Vitamin E to help increase skin oxygen transport and utilization providing favorable conditions for collagen synthesis and re-epithelialization of tissue. Promoting healthier skin cells, reduced lines, more hydration and accelerated skin healing after being compromised or Traumatized. Excellent for all skin type. Great combination with chemical peel and or Micro Dermabrasion
Post Cosmetic surgery, wound healing, scars, dull dry skin, smokers.

Oxygen Trio Deep Cleaning Facial

A combination of topical oxygen with fruit acids AHA and BHA detoxifies and purifies the skin.
It breaks down the keratinization build up within the pores while exfoliating skin's surface.
promotes clear complexion.  The anti-oxidant serum strengthens and hydrates the skin. All skin type.

Anti-Aging Treatments

Great for all skin types these treatments are a mixture of natural acids derived from fruits, peptides, vitamins, retinol and epidermal skin growth factors, these products provide supplement and maintenance therapy.

Men's Facial

The treatment focus on the oily T zone to remove the blackheads and refine the pores followed by water base anti-oxidant and inflammatory hydrating serum to replenish moisture and SPF to protect the skin. Great treatment for all skin types. Add on to any of our facial treatments.

Lymphatic Facial Massage (Face/neck)

Lymphatic fluid is a slow moving circulation system of vessels, lymph nodes and ducts. Lymph system delivers nutrients to the cells and carries away cellular waste and toxins. When the lymphatic system is traumatized by any type of surgery and or lifestyle it causes the system to get stagnant, which in turn causes swelling and puffiness in the tissue.

The lymphatic massage helps drain the tissue by a systematic manual massage of excess lymph edema (fluid) in to the drainage system, thus helping accelerate the body's ability to repair itself and reduce swelling.

Lymphatic massage is excellent for pre and post facial cosmetic surgery and or any trauma on the skin that causes fluid retention and inflammation. Acne skin, Rosacea, Sun damaged.

Body Smoothing Peel

The AHA fruit acid peel improves the appearance and texture of the skin by exfoliating the dead skin cells, increasing hydration, brightening skin complexion. The final result is over all smoothing and tightening the skin.

All skin types. Great for off shoulder and backless dresses sun damaged, brown spots.

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Skin Care Products

At ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery We offer the latest and the best in cosmeceutical skin care products to help treat various skin concerns and conditions for all different skin type and ethnicity.

Cosmeceutical grade skincare products are formulated with higher active ingredients to help treat skin conditions at surface and deeper layers of the skin.

There are many factors that play a role in how the product penetrates into the skin.

First the active ingredients, all ingredients are not the same where and how they are grown and harvested determines the quality of the ingredients which is the foundation of any skincare line.

Second the molecular weight of the ingredient how big or small the size of the molecule is important. Smaller the size faster and deeper the active ingredient will penetrate into the skin.

Last but not least the delivery system which is the vehicle for how and where an active ingredient will penetrate. Many times one product will have different actives for varying skin conditions and concerns some ingredients work best at superficial levels to protect and hydrate the skin's surface and others are delivered at deeper layers to target skin concerns and conditions to achieve the best results.

Skin consultation will help determine the best products for your needs and concerns.

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