Treatable Conditions

Facial Aging

Facial aging is vast topic with many treatment options. We definitely need to see you in consultation before we can give any advice as to your particular needs. ) are also possibilities. As well, photodynamic therapy is useful in removing sun damaged skin.

There are non-surgical and surgical options available to treat facial aging. We can treat folds and wrinkles with fillers and muscle relaxants (e.g. BOTOX®). We can restore facial volume with deeper placement of fillers over the cheek bones. To improve the texture and clarity of your skin, we can offer microdermabrasion, chemical peels and facials. Deeper and more specialized treatments with the fractional laser, the MicroLaserPeel, the intense pulsed light laser (IPLtm technology is useful in these cases and can be combined with other treatments at the same session. The ProFractionaltm XC also will tighten the skin while simultaneously diminishing imperfections. Certainly for significant skin sagging, surgery remains an excellent option such as a facelift or eyelid procedure (blepharoplasty).

For those people with early jowls, or sagging skin, Thermage® is an excellent option. Our SkinTytetm

Dr. Thompson and Dr. Germain will examine all the possibilities with you! We are extremely fortunate to have 2 Plastic Surgeons at your disposal.

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Fillers injections
Fractional laser skin resurfacing
Erbium skin resurfacing
Photodynamic Therapy
Non-ablative skin resurfacing (Fraxel Dual)
CO2 skin resurfacing (Fraxel Re:pair)