Sun Damage/ HyperPigmentation

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, Fractora, Vasculyse and Chemical Peels.

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Rosacea/Redness

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 for excess redness/rosacea, port wine stains and hemangioma include: IPL Photo Rejuvenation, VasculyseFacials, and Chemical Peels.

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Unsightly Veins

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 veins we can provide you with a treatment plan that will be both effective and safe for your skin. Most often we will recommend using the Vasculyse and IPL PhotoRejuvenation to destroy the unwanted veins.*

Loose Skin

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 skin tone. There are a number of highly effective treatments that can tighten lax skin on the face and both, and the sooner you act the more you will prevent further laxity from occurring.* One of the treatments we recommend would be Forma and Fractora.

Wrinkles/Fine Lines

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 wrinkles. There are a number of highly effective treatments that can tighten the skin and smooth out wrinkles.* One of the treatments recommended would be FormaFractora, Botox and Fillers.

Fat Loss/Body Contouring

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, Forma Skin Tightening and Cellulite Reduction Massages.

Cellulite

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:

  1. reduce the number of fat cells
  2. tighten the skin tissue and
  3. 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 Cellulite Reduction Massage, topical ingredients, diet and most importantly, the BodyFX treatment.

Acne

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.

Large Pores

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, Fractora and Facials.

Acne Scars

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic specializes in improving uneven texture and tone that appear due to various types of acne scars. Acne scars are not only a visible problem but also a psychological hindrance to many sufferers. Until recently, improving the skin post acne has been quite difficult. Now, with the latest technology available on the market, AFYA Skin and Body Clinic can successfully diminish acne scars on both the face and body.* In order to improve the look of the scar, we must correct the pigmentation, remove the excess redness and build up the collagen to smooth out the depressions in the skin.* The best treatments for acne scarring include IPL Photo Rejuvenation, Fractora and Chemical Peels.

Face & Body Scars

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic treats various types of scar tissue. When an injury is sustained by the skin, the skin acts quickly go close the wound. During this rapid response, the skin often creates too much or too little collagen and Melan cells, leaving the area uneven and discoloured. The main types of scars we treat are atrophic/depressed scar, hypertrophic/raised scars and acne scars.* The treatments best for diminishing scars are IPL Photo Rejuvenation, Fractora and Chemical Peels.

Unwanted Hair

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic offers treatments to safely remove unwanted hair from the face and body. For hair that is darker than the color of the skin, Laser Hair Removal is the most successful treatment option.* For hair that is similar color or lighter than the color of the skin we recommend Dermaplaning.

Stretch Marks

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic specializes in treating stretch marks. We use a combination approach to help store the natural skin tone and texture.* Stretch marks are caused by the skin stretching too quickly. In order to heal the skin we need to build up collagen and form better functioning skin tissue. The treatments we recommend are Forma, Fractora and IPL Photo Rejuvenation.

Skin Tags

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic can safely and effectively remove skin tags. We use a thermocoagulation device that dehydrates the skin tissue and allows the skin tag to slough off the skin within 1 to 7 days.* The treatment we recommend is the Vasculyse.

Cholesterol Deposits

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic specializes in treating unsightly cholesterol deposits.  These white/yellow toned bumps are generally located under the eye area and can be removed safely using our thermocoagulation device.*  The treatment we recommend is the Vasculyse.

Ruby Points/ Cherry Angiomas

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic specializes in removing ruby points and cherry angiomas.  These red spots may be flat or raised and are caused by a cluster of blood vessels in the skin.  They can be located anywhere on the face or body and can be removed safely using our thermocoagulation device.*  The treatment we recommend is the Vasculyse.

Excessive Sweating, Hyperhidrosis

Excessive Sweating is an issue for many men and women alike. At AFYA Skin and Body Clinic, we believe its important to feel comfortable in your body and be able to live an active life without worrying about the embarrassing side effects of hyperhidrosis. Both underarm excessive sweating and hairline excessive sweating can be treated using Botox Hyperhidrosis.