Suitable even for younger patients with milder acne, acne peels include treatment with enzymes to remove dead skin layers to encourage healthy skin growth and renewal.
We also offer specialized and customized acne peels for moderate to severe acne.
Chemical peels including glycolic, salicylic, amino acid, and enzyme-based, among others, are offered to help you achieve even-toned, healthy-looking skin by removing the outer layers of dead skin. These peels help stimulate the production of collagen that is the natural skin tightening agent.
Photodynamic therapy involves the application of an acid which is activated using a blue photodynamic light. The light destroys microorganisms that cause acne while also addressing overactive glands that secrete oil.
A large number of patients have been successfully treated with photodynamic therapy to get rid of acne, rosacea, precancerous lesions, and large pores.
Microdermabrasion uses a diamond tip to exfoliate and renew skin cells. This treatment will smooth out fine lines, brightening the skin to a natural glow. The procedure involves using a controlled diamond handpiece that exfoliates the dead layer of skin. Experience fresher skin that glows even after the very first session. This is part of our Dermal Infusion treatment.
With practically no downtime or complications, you can walk in during your lunchtime for a quick, expert session of microdermabrasion at the La Jolla Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center.
Sun damaged skin, scars and wrinkles can lower your self-confidence, affecting various aspects of our life. At our medical clinic, we use the most effective laser resurfacing procedures to help rejuvenate your skin.
During the initial consultation, Dr. Shirazi will carefully examine your skin and address your skin issues. After this initial examination, she will best advise the type of laser therapy to address your skin concerns.
Laser resurfacing is highly effective and highly specialized treatment that allows for significant skin tightening and smoothing. This treatment should only be performed in expert hands by a board-certified dermatologist with the necessary training to deliver the results you are looking to achieve. Thein getting rid of uneven skin pigmentation, scars, age spots, stretch marks, fine lines and surgical scars.
Other laser therapies that are offered at La Jolla Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center include:
- Light therapy for rosacea
- Laser pigment correction
- Laser hair removal
- Vascular treatment using laser to address veins on the face and body
- Scar therapy
- Irregular texture
- Sun damage
- Mole removal
Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory condition that can be difficult to manage. It can be frustrating to deal with the many challenges that rosacea brings with it, including severe flare-up of acne, lumps or bumps on the nose and facial redness. Many foods, sun, exercise, stress, and smoking are known aggravators of rosacea. The symptoms of rosacea can become chronic and exasperating if not addressed promptly.
We will work closely with you to offer a range of treatment options including topical treatments designed to maintain and delay the progression of Rosacea as well as laser therapies designed to reverse the signs of rosacea. Early intervention in the treatment of rosacea is important to control and delay the progression of the disease. As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Shirazi is an expert in the study and treatment of such chronic skin diseases. When evaluated and treated in the early stages, rosacea becomes manageable with better control over any flare-ups.
Give your skin the much-needed care and attention it deserves and bring back its healthy glow by scheduling a consultation at the La Jolla Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center today.