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There are four subtypes of Rosacea: 1. Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: Redness, flushing, visible blood vessels. 2. Papulopustular rosacea: Redness, swelling, and acne-like breakouts. 3. Phymatous rosacea: Skin thickens and has a bumpy texture. 4. Ocular rosacea: Eyes red and irritated, eyelids can be swollen, and sty-like bumps. There are many triggers that can increase the temporary and long term severity of the rosacea on the skin. While many clients can not avoid all of the triggers, but it is good to have the information needed make the best decisions to protect your skin’s health. The following is a list of the main triggers and tips on protecting yourself: ● Sun Exposure- […]
There many causes of hyperpigmentation on the skin, with sun damage being the most common. At AFYA Skin and Body Clinic, we believe it is imperative to thoroughly assess your skin and your skin’s history in order to learn the true cause of the discoloration. This allows for us to provide you with a treatment plan that will be both effective and safe for your skin.* The most common treatments for discoloration include: IPL Photo Rejuvation, MicoPen Microneedling, Fractora, Vasculyse and Chemical Peels. To learn more about the types of pigmentation and the recommended treatments Click Here
Rosacea is a common skin disease the begins with the tendency to blush/flush more easily than others and eventually develops into noticeable redness and capillaries (small veins) on the face, neck, ears, chest and upper back. At AFYA Skin and Body Clinic, we believe it is imperative to thoroughly assess your skin and your skin’s history in order to learn the true nature of your rosacea/excess redness so we can provide you with a treatment plan that will be both effective and safe for your skin. Port Wine stain birth marks and hemangiomas are also common red spots on the skin that can be effectively treated.* The most common treatments […]
Unsightly Veins can be present on the face or body. They will often show us as small spider veins on the legs, shoulders, upper back, nose, chin and/or cheeks. When present on the face they can often be associated with Rosacea. When present on the body they are often due to excess blood in the lower lying veins, hormonal changes, sun exposure and/or injury. At AFYA Skin and Body Clinic, we believe it is imperative to thoroughly assess your skin and your skin’s history in order to learn the true nature of your unsightly spider veins we can provide you with a treatment plan that will be both effective and […]
AFYA Skin and Body Clinic has a variety of treatments meant to tighten and firm the skin’s matrix. Skin Laxity on the face and body is one of the major complaints women and men have about aging skin. The laxity is due to a decreasing number of collagen and elastin fibers in the skin. Skin laxity is the result of both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Natural aging, genetics, diet, stress, lifestyle, sun exposure, weight fluctuations, exposure to environmental toxins, alcohol and smoking may all contribute, resulting in loss of collagen and elastin in our skin. Finding the optimal treatment depends on the severity of your skin laxity and your underlying […]
AFYA Skin and Body Clinic has a variety of treatments used to tighten and firm the skin’s matrix in order to combat fine lines and deeper set wrinkles. The skin wrinkles as it ages due to a decreasing number of collagen and elastin fibers in the skin. Wrinkles are a result of both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Natural aging, genetics, diet, stress, lifestyle, sun exposure, weight fluctuations, exposure to environmental toxins, and smoking may all contribute, resulting in fine lines and deeper set wrinkles in our skin. Finding the optimal treatment depends on the depth of the wrinkles, the area of the face or body and the cause of the […]
AFYA Skin and Body Clinic specializes in fat loss and body contouring treatments. Our treatments can address a variety of areas on the face and neck. We employ a combination of fat loss technologies with lymphatic drainage massage and healthy lifestyle choices. The fat loss applications can work on small to large areas such as the neck, arms, stomach, love handles, upper and lower back, buttocks, thighs and ankles. By using combination therapy, we are able to help smooth and tighten the skin, while destroying the unwanted fat cells and contouring the body into your ideal shape.* The treatments recommended for Fat Loss are BodyFX fat loss system and Forma Skin […]
AFYA Skin and Body Clinic takes a comprehensive approach to eliminating cellulite on the body.* When treating cellulite we have to focus on three major goals: reduce the number of fat cells tighten the skin tissue and reduce the tension of the fibrous tissue that are pulling the skin into the dimpling formation. In order to do this we would employ a combination therapy of BodyFX and Forma Plus Skin Tightening.
AFYA Skin and Body Clinic treats acne by addressing both current acne breakouts and the root cause of the acne. When treating acne, it is important that we assess the skin to determine the grade of acne and take a comprehensive approach to healing the skin. By combining treatments, we can unclog pores, remove excess oil, kill acne bacteria, tighten pores and reduce scar tissue.* The best combination of treatments includes: Chemical Peels, IPL Photo Rejuvenation and Acne Facials.
AFYA Skin and Body Clinic uses a unique approach to diminishing enlarged pores for a smoother complexion.* Enlarged pores can be caused by a variety of reasons including hereditary factors, overabundance of oil, loss of collagen, incorrect skin care use, built up of dead skin tissue and acne scarring. Once we determine the causes of the enlarged pores we can use these treatments Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, MicroPen Microneedling, Fractora and Facials.