Skincare is an incredibly important part of any aging regimen, as well as a core component to facial rejuvenation surgery. After all, what good is making a bed without ironed and cleaned sheets? Dr. Whitfield offers a selection of incredibly powerful skincare options, ranging from lasers, radio frequency energy, peels, and topical products, all aimed to provide a unique answer to his patients’ issues.
Alastin Skincare is a burgeoning professional skincare line aimed at the needs of plastic surgeons and dermatologists. Alastin Skincare products offer clinical-strength anti-aging regimens for home use, while also offering surgeons and dermatologists a specific line of products for use before and after cosmetic procedures. Dr. Whitfield finds Alastin to be the perfect answer to the skincare needs of his patients.
This line of Alastin product is meant for plastic surgeons and dermatologist to specifically help improving the skin before and after cosmetic procedures.
When cosmetic treatments have finished, Alastin’s Restore & Renew is used by patients at home to continue improving skin texture and appearance with clinical-grade product.
Pollution, toxins, wind, and UV rays known as free radicals cause undetectable damage to your skin. The natural aging process causes loss of enzyme, which reduces collagen and dehydration of your skin. Free radicals speed up the aging process causing a rapid decline in your skin’s elasticity, resilience, tone and texture. Your skin needs hydration to combat the evils of environment. Dr. Whitfield offers the HydraFacial treatment to address a wide-array of irregularities caused by time and environmental damage.
The unique Vortex-Fusion® serum delivery system sets the HydraFacial MD® apart from other procedures. The multi-step treatment removes dead skin cells and extracts impurities while simultaneously bathing the new skin with cleansing, hydrating and moisturizing serums to replenish Antioxidants, Peptides and Hyaluronic Acid. The treatment is soothing, refreshing, non-irritating and immediately effective.
The HydraFacial treatment is designed for all skin types. Even the most sensitive skin easily tolerates the HydraFacial treatment. Your aesthetic professional may choose specific treatment serums and/or customize a treatment for your unique skin conditions and needs.
HydraFacial is a fast, efficient treatment that takes as little as 30 minutes. You may put on makeup and return to your normal activities right after the treatment since there is no downtime.
Many clients report seeing visible skin refinement and an even, radiant skin tone after just one treatment. The smooth results and hydration may last 5 to 7 days or even longer.
Forma skin treatment is a non-surgical fractional rejuvenation and resurfacing treatment. The device aims to reduce wrinkles and fine lines to slow the effects of aging and restore skin to its youthful appearance.
Forma works by utilizing radio frequency energy to heat the deep layers of the skin. This helps to revitalize collage to improve skin complexion and texture.
The device can be used on any skin areas that could use benefit. Typically, the face is the primary treatment site, specifically the upper and lower eyelids, smile lines, the forehead, cheeks, and neck. Face and body areas that exhibit wrinkles, discoloration or acne scarring are suitable for treatment, including the decolletege, hands, and back. Results may vary.
Results from the treatment can be noticed immediately, but it will be 1-2 weeks before full results resolve. Following this, slight improvements may continue up to three months after the final treatment.
Downtime associated with the procedure is minimal. To offset mild irritation or reddened skin, makeup can be used 1 to 2 days after the treatment. Patients should expect to see micro lesions a few days after treatment and slight redness for up to 1 week, of which both will then dissipate.
A Forma treatment costs $150. During your consultation, Dr. Whitfield and his staff will be able to give you an accurate estimate of the number of necessary treatments.
Fractora skin treatment is a fractional rejuvenation and resurfacing treatment that reduces wrinkles to slow the effects of aging and restore skin to its youthful appearance. Fractora lets you look and feel younger.
The device can be used on any areas that can benefit from skin renewal. The most commonly treated areas include: lower eyelid, upper eyelid, smile lines, forehead, cheeks, mouth, and neck. Face and body areas that exhibit, wrinkles, discoloration or acne scarring are suitable for treatment.
Depending on treatment needs, patients can expect to have between 1-6 sessions. Results may vary.
Visible results can be seen immediately, but typically after two weeks the most noticeable results appear. Improvements continue up to three months after treatment.
The procedure costs $500 per treatment. During your consultation, Dr. Whitfield and his staff will be able to give you an accurate estimate of the number of necessary treatments.
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a technology aimed at treating pigmentation discrepancies in the skin. Brown spots, vascular lesions, freckles, and even Rosacea can be treated effectively with the technology, all without surgery. Dr. Whitfield is proud to offer Lumecca, an IPL laser to help his patients even skin tone, whether it’s the face or elsewhere on the body.
Lumecca is an IPL treatment performed without surgery in an office setting. The procedure itself is not painful, leaving patients with some redness following treatment. Depending on the severity of the issues being addressed, patients will require 1-3 treatments. If issues are minor, even just one treatment will produce a marked improvement in skin tone.
The recovery is straightforward. Patients will notice redness and warmth to the skin immediately following treatment, conditions that will dissipate within 24-48 hours. Some lesions may appear darker but will flake off in the week afterward as the new skin grows underneath. Results from the first treatment will begin to resolve a few days after treatment.
The treatments cost $250 per session. Results may vary. During your consultation, Dr. Whitfield and his staff will be able to give you an accurate estimate of the number of necessary treatments.
To find out more about skincare options with Dr. Whitfield, call us today at 877-785-2382 or schedule a consultation at our Austin location in West Lake Hills.