Can you treat a darker complexion with CO2?
Dear Doctor I am interested in setting up an appointment for a consultation for Co2 laser resurfacing to reduce acne scars and fine lines from sun damage. How much is the consultation? Also I have a dark complexion, would this be appropriate for me? Thank you for the email inquiry. I would be very happy... read more
How do I get rid of those "pucker" lines around my mouth?
Dear Dr. Reichel I am interested in co2 resurfacing for perioral wrinkles and that "puckered" look. Part of it is that my family has a puckering habit. I swear it is genetic. Also, I did smoke. So I would like that look GONE. But I certainly am not rich. Thank you. K.R. Dear K.R. This... read more
Summer Has Arrived In Seattle--What Does August Bring PDCC
August Newsletter: SEATTLE SUMMER: We hope you are all enjoying the beauty of Seattle’s summer! Please be sure to come in for your annual skin check. More than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed annually in the US (there are more skin cancers diagnosed annually than any other type of cancer) so be sure to... read more
A Big Congratulations To Dr. Reichel!
We congratulate Dr Reichel on being promoted by the University of Washington to Clinical Associate Professor. Her promotion is based on her involvement with teaching the Dermatology Residents and the Dermatology Surgery Fellow. In addition, the promotion is also based on her national recognition as a speaker at skin cancer and cosmetic surgery meetings. She is scheduled to give a talk on "How to Build... read more
July is in the Air here at Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in Seattle
With summer comes a time to look your best, and to remember to wear sunscreen. Please look for Dr. Reichel's page in the Seattle Metropolitan Magazine this month. Only a few cosmetic practices are featured in the Seattle Met, be sure to mention her page when you schedule for a cosmetic consultation and the consult... read more
Summer + Sun = Sunscreen
Summer is quickly approaching; it’s time to get out your flip-flops, the grill, the kiddy pool and most importantly the sun screen! Choosing the right sun protection can be a daunting task considering the vast selection, complicated ingredients and the media influence. There are two types of ultraviolet rays, UVA and UVB. Both rays contribute... read more
Skin Savers-What Are They & How Can We Benefit
As featured on the Today show, the Editor-In-Chief of Allure Magazine discusses the five biggest mistakes women can make when it comes to caring for our skin. Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center is a strong believer in pairing your antioxidants with your sunscreen to get the best possible outcome. Skinceuticals CE Ferulic is well-known and... read more
Happy Spring to all our Patients
Happy Spring to all our Patients The first day of May in the Seattle area was welcomed with beautiful blue and sunny skies. When the sun comes out we all spend more time outdoors whether it involves playing sports, gardening, walking the dog or enjoying time with family and friends. This time outdoors also means... read more
Discover new possibilities for your skin
Do you have any of these common signs of photodamage and aging; age spots, fine lines & wrinkles, rough skin, skin laxity (sagging), redness, an uneven or dull complexion, or Hyperpigmentation/Melasma. Throughout our lives we all experience occasional sunburns, regular sun exposure, hormonal changes, stress, and environmental pollution; all of these factors contribute to the above mentioned... read more
Tightening, firming and lifting with Thermage!
Thermage procedures help smooth, tighten and deep contour skin for an overall younger looking appearance without surgery or injections. There is little to no downtime after treatment allowing you to quickly get back to your normal routine. Thermage procedures work on all skin types and colors; it's safe to use year round, you do not have... read more