Happy New Year to all our patients at PDCC!
Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center wishes you all a warm welcome to the beginning of 2013 here in (not so sunny) Seattle. What a wonderful time to think ahead to the upcoming months for rejuvenation of your skin! Small changes such as improved skin care or simple procedures with Botox or fillers give many the satisfaction of seeing quick desirable results with their skin. Several of our in office procedures for skin rejuvenation such as the remarkable CO2 Laser or the Fraxel DUAL are best done in the winter months when avoidance of sun is easily achieved.
Winter is also one of the best seasons to begin a laser hair removal package with our LightSheer DUET. Please call the clinic at 206.859.5777 for a consultation to best address your personal skin care needs. And please, don't forget to wear your sunscreen year round on sun exposed areas; we have plenty to choose from!
We are very pleased to announce: LIPOSONIX!
Liposonix is a non-invasive fat reduction device. It uses high intensity focused ultrasound technology to permanently reduce unwanted fat with basically no down-time
Their motto is: 1 treatment. 1 hour, 1 size smaller!
Have you noticed a "problem area" such as that extra love handle or muffin top peeking out of the top of your pants? Here is your chance for tangible results that fit you! Come in for a consultation to see if Liposonix is right for you. Dr Reichel and her staff can assess whether you are a great candidate for Liposonix, or if you might be better fit for tumescent liposuction.
Liposuction, also called liposculpture, is still the most effective means of removing slightly larger volumes of exercise resistant, unwanted excess fat. With more than 10 years of experience, Dr Reichel specializes in liposuction. Done in our AAAHC accredited ambulatory surgery center, the procedure is safe, and very effective.
Call 206.859.5777 to set up your consultation. We can help you decide whether liposuction, or Liposonix are right for you. With Liposonix, most patients see maximum results in 12 weeks. We would love to see you at our Informational Night, January 23 from 5:00-7:00pm. Feel free to come a bit earlier for a snack!
CURRENT PROMOTIONAL EVENTS
Liposonix Informational Night
Tuesday, January 29
with Linda Lehmann from Solta Medical
New Year, New You!
First time users to Botox, take advantage of a great
opportunity for a special, limited Rebate!
January 14-March 31
Please call to schedule your Botox appointment
Skin Ceuticals Eye Renewal Kit for only $130!
Stay tuned for great February Promotions!
Complete Eye Renewal Kits
Prevent and Correct the thin skin around the eyes with daily treatments optimized for under-eye skin. Experience Skin Ceutical's new eye renewal kits which include AOX+ Eye Gel, the triple antioxidant treatment to combat photoaging, signs of fatigue around the eye area to be used in the morning and the A.G.E. Eye Complex, an intensive eye cream to improve wrinkles, puffiness and dark circles you can use at night. This kit is a tremendous value at $130!
Are you in need of more total EYE rejuvenation?
Eye rejuvenation is one of Dr Reichel's favorites. She specializes in both upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) to open the eyes, loose unwanted eyelid skin, and take away the "bags" that can form under the eyes. In addition, we offer the Total FX CO2 fractional laser resurfacing to decrease lines and lift skin
around the eyes.
We are also very excited about a new hyaluronic acid filler called Belotero. We have worked with this filler for about 6 months now. Dr Reichel says "I am amazed at how well Belotero works for the eye area. I love the smooth results for under the eyes, and because it is so pliable, I can even use it to smooth out crow's feet. I am so pleased with the results".
CLINIC NEWS CORNER
DR. REICHEL INTRODUCED A BRAND NEW IPad APP CALLED folioMD!
This app allows patients to look at their cosmetic surgeon's "look book" from their own IPad - without being in the office. They can view before and after photos, read about procedures, and get the skinny on their doctor's credentials and media highlights. It's great to be able to review images of procedures that you may want to have done - either before you enter the office, or, after you have left. Check out Dr Reichel's folioMD. Download the app from the Itunes
store for free - just look for folioMD
What's New with our Staff?
We all enjoyed the holidays with our families and friends. Some of us were here in Seattle, one in Mexico, another in North Carolina, and one in Hawaii. Most of the staff rang the New Year right here in Seattle. Whether it was going out to dinner, Teatro Zinzani, watching fireworks on decks or at the Space Needle or making dinner with friends, we seemed to all be centered on delicious food and great company. Now we are back and ready to enjoy 2013 with all of our patients here at Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center. Dr Reichel enjoyed the holidays skiing in Vail, Colorado with her husband and three kids. She got their twin girls, age 3, and son, age 5, up on skis. They loved it. We hope you all had a happy holiday season too!
December Holiday Newsletter
We first want to extend very warm holiday wishes to you and your family this year! And we want to thank you, our patients, for making our practice thrive. You are the reason we enjoy our work so much.
Many thanks to everyone who attended our Evening of Beauty in November. It was officially our most successful event with incredible attendance and great fun. We always look forward to spending the evening with you!
The month of December is always a busy one but
we hope you can make it in to enjoy the spirit of the season!
Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center Gift Cards:
Buy a $100 Gift Card and receive a $10 Gift Card for Free
Buy a $200 Gift Card and receive a $20 Gift Card for Free
Buy a $300 Gift Card and receive a $30 Gift Card for Free
For every additional $100 you add to a Gift Card or in additional Gift Cards,
you will receive $10 more on yours!
15% off Laser Hair Removal Packages (if pre-paid by December 31, 2012)
Buy One SkinMedica Essential Serum and receive a TNS Ultimate Daily Moisturizer with SPF 20 Free!
Buy a Skin Ceuticals CE Ferulic or Phloretin CF or AGE Interrupter and receive a .05 or 1.0 Retinol Free!
Buy $150 Obagi products and receive the new Hydrate moisturizer for Free!
Buy Two 5mL Latisse kits and receive a 3mL kit for Free!
Buy a Clarisonic Mia 2 or a PRO Face & Body and receive a Brush Head Free!
Special Guest Day & 15% off All Products
Thursday, December 13: Niya Montez from Colorescience
To Help You Stuff Those Stockings...
15% off All Products December 20th and December 21st
What's New At Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center?
Now you can review Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center with just a few clicks!
Visit our new review website: WE HEART YOUR FEEDBACK
Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center now offers Ultherapy for permanent Sweat Reduction.
Each treatment session will involve use of ultrasound technology, Ultherapy performed in two and if needed, three separate sessions. The procedure involves numbing the underarm areas with local anesthesia followed by application of the Ulthera hand piece on affected areas. Each underarm site takes approximately 20 minutes to perform for a total of approximately one hour per full treatment session if you include the time it takes to numb up the treatment areas. For the month of January, we are offering an introductory special of $1750 per session for the first two sessions and if needed, a third session will be $1000.
A recent study demonstrated only mild side effects following treatment including occasional bruising and mild tenderness. Patients showed an impressive 73% reduction in sweat production 90 days even after their first treatment session. Please give us a call at 206-859-5777 to schedule your Ultherapy and kiss your sweat goodbye!
For winter skincare, despite the cold and sometimes grey weather remember to continue to wear your daily sunscreen. Moisturizing is
critical this time of year as is exfoliating dead skin so you can maintain your glow. We have several wonderful sunscreens, moisturizers and exfoliants from SkinMedica, Skin Ceuticals and Obagi. A great time for Peels as well! Finally, keep eating a diet full of antioxidants and keep exercising. Your skin health is a mirror of your internal health.
Have a joyous season!
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 and letting the new, shiny, luminous skin brighten your appearance. We offer a variety of peels at Pacific Dermatology and Cosmetic Center including TCA peels, the Vitalize Peel and the Vi Peel.
What's New At Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center?
There is exciting news in the world of dermal fillers! Belotero hyaluronic acid filler has recently been introduced in the dermatology filler market. This is an exciting addition because it is very well suited to improve finer wrinkles such as the crows feet around the eyes, lips and the tear trough area (under the eyes). We are excited to bring this new product to Seattle. Dr. Reichel and Dr. Jacobson have received advanced training on the fillers Belotero and its complimentary filler, Radiesse.
Don't forget that wearing SPF is just as important in the fall and winter months in Seattle as it is in the spring and summer. You will love our new collection of Colorescience Sun Protection SPF 50! The Sunforgettable SPF Brush is a lightweight mineral powder with a barely-there feel that provides a safe, non-irritating, instant UVA and UVB sun protection. This self-dispensing powder brush makes this very water resistant, sheer formula easy to apply and reapply throughout the day! And please ask us about the rest of our Colorescience "Core Four" and our SPF 35 Lip Shine!
Give yourself the gift of smooth skin with our LightSheer DUET! This is the most advanced technology for laser hair remover. It is a high speed laser with customized comfort. And our packages of six treatments are priced right and just what you need to get the job done. Call today to schedule your consultation 206.859.5777
Get Ready For The Holidays With
Buy one syringe of Juvederm and get the second 50% off
Buy two syringes of Juvederm and get the third FREE!
Tuesday, November 27 and Thursday November 29
With Dr. Reichel and Dr. Jacobson
*If you are a Brilliant Distinctions member, bring in your coupon to apply towards todays treatment! If you are not a Brilliant Distinctions member, please ask our front desk about becoming one!
Please call to schedule your appointment at 206.859.5777
11011 Meridian Ave N. Ste 102
Seattle, WA 98133
Tis the Season...
With the spirit of giving upon us, we want to offer you a chance to stretch your giving dollar with Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center Gift Cards in November and December!
Buy a $100 Gift Card and receive a $10 Gift Card
Buy a $200 Gift Card and receive a $20 Gift Card
Buy a $300 Gift Card and receive a $30 Gift Card
Get our drift... for every additional $100 you add to a gift card or in additional gift cards, you will receive $10 more on yours!
And do watch out for additional specials in the month of December!
Clinic News Corner
There is another introduction that needs to be made from our office. We are happy to welcome Jessica, the newest member of our Front Desk Staff. Jessica has recently moved to Seattle from Garden Plains, Kansas. She is excited to be in the beautiful Pacific Northwest where she will get to spend time exploring our great outdoors through her love of hiking and mountain biking.
Dr. Laurie Jacobson attended the annual American Society for Dermatologic Surgery meeting in Atlanta in October and enjoyed getting updates on new techniques for surgical reconstruction as well as cutting-edge cosmetic treatments. She also attended the meeting for contributing editors for the leading journal in our field, DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY where they discussed the addition of videos to the journal to help improve and demonstrate surgical techniques.
Don't forget to check out our videos of Dr. Reichel performing cosmetic procedures!
Dr. Jennifer Reichel attended the American Society of Plastic Surgery meeting in New Orleans in October. She came back with lots of good information on body contouring, fat transfer, and the future of fat stem cell transplantation. "Fat transfer seems to be all the buzz right now. I have been doing it for 10 years and have always felt that fat replacement for aging and volume loss in the face is the very best. I have had 3 patients this week tell me they felt their fat transfers made their skin look and feel younger and smoother. So not only did they get volume replacement, they also developed younger looking skin. The meeting was great." Dr. Reichel has also been asked to be an invited speaker on Botox at the upcoming American Academy of Dermatology.
September News at Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center
What a beautiful start to September in the Pacific Northwest with the welcoming blue skies and warm weather! Around the corner is the beginning of fall and what a perfect time to plan for a laser procedure that is best done in the cloudier months ahead when sun exposure is much less intense. These might include:
- The remarkable Total FX CO2 Fractional Laser resurfacing treatment to improve fine lines, wrinkles, scars, tone, texture and pigmentation all at once. You can achieve dramatic results in only one treatment.
- The Fraxel re:store DUAL Treatment laser procedure for unwanted hyperpigmentation, sun damage, wrinkles, acne and surgical scars . This Fraxel stimulates the body’s own natural healing process which replaces damaged skin with fresh, glowing healthy skin.
- The IPL or photo-rejuvenation treatment which uses gentle pulses of intense, optimized light to treat undesirable pigment and vessels.
- The high speed LightSheer DUET laser for hair removal with customized comfort.
- The V-Beam Perfecta for reducing redness and treating vascular lesions.
This is also a perfect time to consider Ultherapy, micro-focused Ultrasound for lifting, tightening and firming of lax skin. Any of these treatments will get you ready for the upcoming holiday season to look and feel your best! Please call our office at 206-859-5777 to schedule a consultation.
Great CLARISONIC Product News:
Great New Colors
- CLARISONIC PRO Face & Body
Body Brush with handle extension for back
Great LATISSE News:
10 Weeks of Treatment
Longer, Thicker and Darker Lashes
One Box $180 and Two Boxes $300
($25 Brilliant Distinctions Member instant discount now through September 30)
Buy one Syringe and get the second 50% off!
Tuesday, September 25 from 1:00pm-4:30pm and Thursday, September 27 all day
FOR ALL YOU MEN…DYSPORT DAY “ERASE YOUR FROWN LINES”
$100 Off Your Treatment - Bring a Friend and Get An Additional $50 Off or $150 Off For Each Of You!
Tuesday, October 2 1:00pm-6:00pm
Free gift with purchase of Obagi products both days
VITALIZE PEEL EVENT
Tuesday, October 9 8:00am-4:00pm
$25 off your $100 Vitalize Peel Reservation Fee can go toward purchase of Skin Medica products on this day.
Consultation with Skin Medica’s Rachel Michaels
15% Discount on SkinMedica products
Complimentary Travel Kit filled with Skin Medica “Must Haves”
Thursday, November 1 4:30pm-7:30pm
This very fun event will include an amazing price for Botox, fabulous Drawing prizes, discounts on products, great food and beverages not to mention, special guests. More to come…
A big congratulations to Dr. Reichel who won Seattle Met magazine’s 2012 Top Doctor award as one the best dermatologists in Seattle. The full details are published in the August issue of Seattle Met magazine. She was selected based on peer reviews and other specialized data. Hooray, Dr.Reichel!
Dr. Jacobson is excited to be attending the upcoming annual American Society of Dermatologic Surgery conference in Atlanta this October. She plans to learn about all the updates in surgical and cosmetic dermatology.
Seattle's Best Dermatologist...Dr. Reichel takes TopDoc Award!
Dr. Jennifer Reichel has won Seattle Met Magazine's 2012 Top Doctor's Award as one of Seattle's Best Dermatologists. Seattle Met teamed with professional ratings company, Avvo, to select the top four percent of practitioners in 72 specialties. This year a record number of doctors, almost 4,500, provided information to Avvo including education, training, special honors or positions held, and peer endorsements. The results appear in the August 2012 issue alongside in-depth coverage of health and medical issues written in the Seattle Met. The issue is always a best seller! On Newsstands now!
Summer is finally upon us in the Pacific Northwest
Drs. Reichel and Jacobson very much enjoyed speaking at the annual Pacific Northwest Dermatologic 79th scientific conference, held this year at Suncadia resort over the July 21-22 weekend. Dr. Reichel discussed the history and current treatment of unwanted fatty deposits using liposuction as well as non-invasive fat reduction treatments such as Liposonix and Cool Sculpting. The essence of her talk focused on the fact that despite the plethora of non-invasive fat removal treatments over the last few years, liposuction is still the gold standard for removal of unwanted fat.
Meanwhile Dr. Jacobson discussed the history and newest developments in laser resurfacing including the fractionated carbon dioxide laser. She emphasized that nothing but laser resurfacing has long term benefits in the treatment of deep wrinkles, particularly the skin around the eyes and mouth. It also delivers a one-two punch for those patients who have both sun damage (and perhaps pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions) as well as cosmetic concerns (unwanted pigmentation, deeper wrinkles, unwanted facial growths). Laser resurfacing is ideal for the improvement of skin texture, color, and most importantly tightening.
Andrea English and Kelly Stevens attended the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistant summer conference in Seattle this July. It was a great opportunity to review important general dermatology topics and see colleges!
Drs. Reichel and Jacobson learned that they successfully passed their recertifying exams this past spring and are happy not to take any more exams for another decade J. As expected, they are both still Board Certified Dermatologists! Kelly Stevens-PA passed her recertifying exam as well. Congrats!
Ultherapy: On Wednesday August 1, we are delighted to offer another Ulthera Information Evening with LIVE demonstrations. Come watch our new device in action as it treats unwanted jowls and lifts and tightens skin in a single non-invasive ultrasound treatment. This micro-focused ultrasound technology is remarkable and yielding great results.
Radiesse Days: We will be having a special Radiesse promotion on Tuesday, September 25 and Thursday, September 27 where you can buy one syringe and get the second 50% off! Be on the lookout for an email telling you all about our impending Radiesse Days.
Look for us on Facebook and Twitter!!!
A quote from our MOHS patient today:
My first Mohs patient of the morning told me about this amazing book he had just read; “The Craftsman” by Richard Sennett. Upon removing his first layer of tissue and waiting for it to process, I took the opportunity to google this auther and further found this review; (The New York Times Book Review said: “An inquiring, intelligent look at how the work of the hand informs the work of the mind.” I went back to my patient to finish his procedure and tell him about this review I had just seen. He further quoted from the book on what he had experienced today:
" The state makes neuronal sense of the experience of curiosity, an experience that suspends resolution and decision, in order to probe. The work process can thus be imagined as following a certain time rhythm, in which action leads to suspension while results are questioned, after which action resumes in a new form. We have seen this rhythm of action-rest/question-action to mark the development of complex hand skills; merely mechanical activity, which does not develop technique, is simply movement."
I thanked him for his recommendation as well as being an excellent patient, went into my office and ordered the book!
LightSheer® DUET™ Laser Hair Removal
LightSheer® DUET™ Laser Hair Removal Becoming Go-To Summer Treatment, Reports Dr. Jennifer Reichel
Founder and director of Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center, Dr. Jennifer Reichel, is seeing a growing number of patients “prepping for summer” with laser hair removal.
Prominent dermatologist, Dr. Jennifer Reichel, is seeing a significant new trend at her thriving Seattle practice: more patients choosing laser hair removal for summertime. Utilizing the “gold standard” in permanent hair reduction, Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center offers the cutting-edge LightSheer® DUET™ laser.
“Summer is the time we’re hitting the pool, wearing lighter clothing, and out and about for the world to see,” explains Dr. Reichel. “It’s no surprise that laser hair removal would see such a boom this time of year.” Unlike older hair-removal methods like waxing and depilatories, laser hair removal uses special light energy to permanently reduce hair.
“And, since it is summer, patients are looking to treat areas that will be visible at the pool and the beach,” notes Dr. Reichel. “This includes the underarms, the bikini area and the legs.” Other common sites for laser hair removal include the face, the neck, the arms and the back.
Asked to speculate on the particular popularity of the LightSheer DUET, Dr. Reichel offered a few possibilities. “For one, the DUET uses a special vacuum technology that gently draws the skin into the handpiece, making the procedure more efficient for all skin types,” explains Dr. Reichel. “Moreover, the DUET completely eliminates the need for topical anesthetics and messy gels.”
When asked about the future of laser hair removal, Dr. Reichel was optimistic. “Unwanted hair doesn’t just look unattractive, but it can affect a person’s confidence and self esteem,” explains Dr. Reichel. “Now, we have the technology to remove and permanently reduce that hair quickly, easily and comfortably. I can only predict the LightSheer DUET growing even more popular going forward.”
About Dr. Reichel
Dr. Jennifer Reichel is the founder and director of Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in Seattle. As a board certified dermatologist, Dr. Reichel has advanced fellowship training in Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery, liposuction, facial rejuvenation, eyelid lifts, BOTOX®, tissue fillers and lasers. Dr. Reichel is also fully trained in leg vein treatment.
After attending the University of Colorado for both her undergraduate degree and her doctorate of medicine, she then underwent residency training in dermatology at the University of Washington. This was followed by a postgraduate fellowship in Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery and cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Reichel is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), The American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS), and the Seattle and Washington Dermatologic Societies.
Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center can be reached at 206-859-5777 or https://www.pacificdermcenter.com/
4th Annual "Save the Girls" Show
The 4th annual "Save The Girls" Designer Bra Show hit the runway at the Pink Ultra Lounge in Seattle as people spent Father's Day helping raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center was delighted to be front and center again this year by designing a bra to help raise money in the fight against breast cancer. We are so excited to have won "Most Artistic" this year, created by our wonderful staff.