Clear and supple skin is the foundation of a healthy and youthful appearance. Our skin is one of the first places to show the effects of aging and wear and tear. We start losing collagen and elastin at a very young age. Maintenance of these qualities in our skin is the best way to maintain a healthy and youthful appearance and attain that oh so wanted “graceful aging”.
When our skin is healthy and clear, it eliminates the need for the use of a lot of make-up to cover up unevenness and skin pigment issues. The avoidance of heavy make-up and the use of unwanted chemicals decreases the amount of impurities that our skin faces every day.
Having a basic skin care regime can help improve and most importantly preserve healthy, clear, and supple skin. Sometimes this can simply begin with appropriate cleansing and daily use of a good sunscreen.
In our experience our patients come to see us with a list of similar skin concerns:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Dull complexion
- Large pores
- Dark spots
- Redness and Rosacea
- Acne and old acne scars
- Dark under-eye circles
Everyone aims to have clear skin, that is why at our clinic we offer medical grade skin care products that can help keep your skin looking more youthful. All skin care regimes will be tailored to your skin type and skin concerns and aimed at providing you with reliable and noticeable results. As medical professionals we take prevention very seriously and making sure that we help you do the best you can for your skin now but also for the future of your skin health is our top priority.
Commonly asked questions about skin care:
It is important to have a professional assessment of you skin type and concerns. Not all skin types are equal and not all skin concerns are equal so as you can imagine the same products will not give the same effect for everyone. In fact, medical grade skin care products can produce some unwanted side-effects when used in the wrong skin type. It is important to have a skin care regimen tailored to your skin. Then you will see beautiful results to follow like you’ve never seen before!
I had a laser treatment or a chemical peel and the results were great, but a few months later my skin went back to looking the same. Why didn’t my results last?
As with everything in life, great results require maintenance. You’ll be surprised at how simple and inexpensive a properly tailored skin care regimen can be to maintain healthy glowing skin following laser treatments.
Skin Care Products
AestheteMD carries a wide variety of skin care products designed to keep you looking your best. While there are many factors that go into your selection a consultation with our professionals will help you select the best options for you.
Below is some background information on each of the products we carry at AestheMD:
ZO Skin Health
Offering a simple, systematic approach to creating and maintaining healthy skin, ZO Skin Health is driven to be the number one physician-dispensed skin health company in the world. In 2006, Dr. Zein Obagi Board-Certified Dermatologist, sought to expand medical-grade skin care beyond just treating disease.
By delivering the most innovative and highly effective products available, ZO provides a comprehensive range of solutions that will restore skin to a healthy state.
This medical grade skincare is based on the latest advances in skin therapy technologies, unique delivery systems, bioengineered complexes and exclusive formulations. From preparing and conditioning the skin for procedures to maintenance and prevention, these results-driven programs are continuous skin health solutions for all individuals – regardless of age, gender, skin colour, skin type or skin condition. Elevate your skincare with the power of science.
Sources: Some information provided by ZO Skin Health
Number one dermatologist recommended professional sunscreen brand, all EltaMD lotion and cream sunscreens are classified as Broad-
Spectrum and have earned the Skin Cancer Foundation Seal of Recommendation as effective UV protectants. For more than 25 years, EltaMD has developed wound-healing sunscreens that are widely recommended by physicians and other medical professionals in hospitals, burn centers, rehabilitation clinics, and long-term and short-term care centers.
With a wide range of sunscreens, EltaMD provides a simple approach to daily sunscreens that suits every skin type and lifestyle, remaining safe for even the most sensitive skin. Formulated with transparent zinc oxide, these sunscreens are noncomedogenic, sensitivity-free, fragrance-free and paraben-free. Help prevent sunburns, decrease the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun with your best skin defense.
Sources: Some information provided by EltaMD Skincare
UniverSkin is a patient-centered skincare line, the result of a specific mix of evidence-based dermo cosmetic actives, with a sophisticated emulsion basis containing hyaluronic acid, omega-3, biomimetic peptides and camelina oil. With 19 different actives, 57 possible concentrations and 1159 possible combinations.
Your Skin Care specialist will create a Fresh and personalized skincare serum with a unique combination of active ingredients, according to your skin needs .
UniverSkin is a French pharmaceutical company that was founded in 2006, based in Sophia Antipolis, France. A team of scientists consisting of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, biologists, pathologists, chemists and pharmacists created UniverSkin to actively innovate to make your skin better.
These cosmetic solutions are now available in dermatology, plastic surgery and medical aesthetic practices in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Sources: Some information provided by Universe Skin
Vivier Pharma’s story began in 1997 however officially opened for business in 2000.
With a background in chemistry and over 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Jess Vivier understood that consumers wanted high quality products that delivered on its promises while remaining stable to prevent and correct visible signs of aging. His patented formula for L-Ascorbic Acid USP serums quickly gained success in the medical community.
All Vivier Pharma products continue to be carefully formulated and manufactured with USP pharmaceutical grade ingredients to ensure the purest and highest quality ingredients. Most recently, Vivier Pharma launched a first of its kind ingredient called Polyamine-DAB, clinically proven to reduce fine lines, wrinkles and increase skin’s firmness and volume. Discover “The Beauty of Results” with Vivier – a premium pharmaceutical skin care line proven to prepare, target, moisturize and protect your skin.
Sources: Some information provided by Vivier Canada
Lasers and Radio Frequency Based Devices
Lasers are an important step in skin maintenance and improvement. Dr. Javidnia carefully selects top grade laser platforms (only available to cosmetic surgeons) with proven results.
Different modalities of lasers can improve a broad range of skin issues such as:
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Loose and saggy skin
- Large pores
- Dark spots
- Redness (and Rosacea)
- Broken capillaries
Lasers can provide remarkable improvements in the skin but safety is also of utmost importance with their use. Depending on your individual skin needs, Dr. Javidnia may recommend different lasers in order to achieve your skin’s maximum improvement.
This new treatment by InMode technologies has taken us to the next level when it comes to non-surgical skin tightening and rejuvenation. For the first time, we can offer our patients real, long-lasting, and incredibly noticeable results in non-surgical rejuvenation of the face and body.
Morpheus treatments offer something for everyone. From advanced skin tightening, to contouring and resurfacing. Our patients young and old see incredible changes to their skin. This treatment lifts, tightens, contours, and smooths the surface of the skin.
It can be used for non-surgical improvements in the same areas treated with a face and neck lift, lower eyelids, and small areas of concern all over the body.
Facetite – Scarless and Incision Free:
The Tite system is a new and advanced technology that provides minimally invasive lifting of the face and neck as well as rejuvenation of the eyelids and other small areas of the body.
This procedure is only performed by surgeons and not available to any other practitioners.
Fractora has become a work horse laser in our clinic. Our patients love it and we love it in return. It can tackle the most skin issues all in this one type of treatment! It combines two well researched and long proven anti-ageing technologies of micro needling and radiofrequency.
It is the technology that does it all: tighten skin, decrease wrinkles, improve skin complexion, reduce skin irregularities (including acne and scars) and provide a healthier younger looking you.
We’ve never seen acne scars disappear so effectively with such minimal downtime and no lasting discomfort.