Pacific Dermatology and Cosmetic Center | Blog | News - Part 18

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Lasers for Stretch Marks

Dr Reichel, I am interested in treatment for white stretch marks. I heard that a CO2 laser is the gold standard for treatment. What is the difference between the Fraxel Repair, Fraxel Restore, and the Total FX lasers? Also, I understand that the dermis is made of 70% collagen, what is the other 30% made...  read more

Treating Acne Scars with Dr. Reichel

I'm currently suffering from acne scars on my cheeks.I've undergone 2 treatments with fraxel laser but am still not satisfied with the result. Can you give me your opinion?   Hi MB, Thank you for your question. Treating Acne scars can be difficult, and definitely requires some persistence. I would be so happy to see...  read more

November Newsletter

October has come and gone, the TRICKS are over, now it is time to TREAT you! Start your pre-holiday party primping early with a series of chemical peels, dermal filler and don't forget the Botox or Dysport! Chemical Peels are a wonderful way to freshen up your skin by removing the old dull skin cells...  read more

Botox for Jaw Reduction

I was interested in jaw reduction botox. Does your office perform this procedure? If so what is the estimated cost? A. Dear A. Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do Botox for jaw reduction. It usually takes a few treatments. I space the treatments about 3-4 months apart. It will help to soften a...  read more

Lip fillers & Rosacea with Dr. Reichel

I am interested in trying filler for the first time in my lips and possibly other areas of my face. I also have rosacea and would like to discuss treatments. -S Dear S, I would love to see you for filler for your lips (and possibly other places). For lips, the best fillers to use...  read more

Hand Rejuvenation with Dr. Reichel

How Long Does Hand Rejuvenation Last? Thank you, P. ________________________ Dear P, There are different types of hand rejuvenation, and it depends on what your needs are. If your primary concern is for pigment spots on your hands, then the options can be as simple as topical retin-a and hydroquinone (which are great for maintenance...  read more

Neck Liposuction with Dr. Reichel

  Hi Dr Reichel, I am interested in neck liposuction, but wonder if I need to lose weight first. I am about 20 lbs overweight and am on a diet plan. I want to come in for a consultation. Is it worth it?   Hi M. Thank you for your question. I would love to...  read more

October News


"The hottest option available" according to the Wall Street Journal Last week, Ulthera's treatment, Ultherapy, was featured in the Wall Street Journal touted as "the hottest option available." Also stated: " especially effective for sagging..." "Ultherapy penetrates...under the skin to treat...a layer of fibrous tissue that helps give the face its shape." Ultherapy is micro-focused...  read more

Is Excess Fat Aging You?

Excess fat in the face, especially around the eyes, jaw and neck can cause common problems like bulges, lack of definition and a double chin, which can cause you to look older than you actually are. If you are seeing too much facial fat in a certain area, you may need a combination of procedures...  read more

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