We offer a wide array of aesthetic services to help women and men restore and maintain a more youthful look
. In addition to skilled, board certified dermatologists, we also have a registered nurse and a licensed aesthetician on staff. Our high-quality skin care
services use the most advanced techniques and state-of-the-art technology without sacrificing individualized patient care.
Every treatment is customized
to meet each patient's unique needs. Our aesthetician will analyze your skin and discuss your skin care goals. Using advanced treatments and products, a personal skin care regimen will be designed to help you improve the tone, texture, and overall appearance of your skin.
Microdermabrasion is a noninvasive, skin resurfacing procedure that gently exfoliates or polishes away the top layer of dead skin cells while stimulating collagen growth to reveal healthy new skin that look and feel smoother. Fine lines, blemishes, dull skin and sun spots can be improved, especially with regular treatments. Products such as moisturizers, creams. Lotions and serums are more easily absorbed and therefore more effective after microdermabrasion treatment. This is a painless, low-risk skin treatment that can be added to your beauty routine.
The Hydra Facial infuses the skin with highly moisturizing hyaluronic acid for dry skin or Vitamin C for a dull or hyper pigmented skin tone. The hydro tip is also stimulating the collagen and blood flow with a gentle vacuumed suction. This treatment is ideal after a Vi Peel or any other chemical peel to gently lift off excess skin cells and plump up the new fresh skin that has come to the surface.
A European or Classic Facial, also commonly called a spa facial, is a very relaxing way to improve and maintain your skin’s overall appearance, especially if done on a regular basis. This facial involves thoroughly cleansing and exfoliating the skin, then massaging it to boost circulation and encourage lymphatic drainage. One or two masks will be applied, followed by toners and moisturizers appropriate for your skin type.
Microdermabrasion and/or Hydro infusions may be added on
Dermaplaning is a safe and highly effective physical exfoliation procedure. It requires the use of a sterile, surgical scalpel to gently "shave" the skin's surface, removing the top-most layer of dead skin along with fine, vellus hair (aka peach fuzz). The removal of oil, make-up, and dead skin cells reveals a smooth and bright complexion and allows all other skincare products such as moisturizers and serums to penetrate deeper into the skin and become more effective.
The Vi peel is a chemical combination of TCA, Retinol, Salicylic Acid and Vitamin C that is safe for all skin tones and types. This peel is gentle, but very effective at Stimulating collagen production, Improving acne prone skin, Soften wrinkles and fine lines, Reduce large pores, Diminish discoloration of the skin and Improve the overall clarity, texture, and tone of your skin
TCA Peel 10% 15% 20%
This Peel is perfect for an oily acne prone skin to help dry up current breakouts and prevent new ones from occurring. This peel helps to break apart hyperpigmentation and fade acne scars while promoting cell turnover and skin renewal.
Lactic Acid Peel
Lactic acid is derived from milk and is one of the gentlest of the peel family. This moisturizing peel has no down time and acts a humectant binding moisture and hydration to the skin. It is safe for all skin types and tones and is extremely effective for sensitive complexion with hyper pigmentation.
Glycolic acid is a naturally derived acid extracted from sugar cane, pineapple, sugar beets, cantaloupe and raw grapes. Glycolic acid is an alpha hydroxyl acid (AHA) that is excellent for its exfoliating properties. This option is among the gentlest and most popular chemical peels. Glycolic acid peels refine the tone and texture of the skin, and are excellent for the treatment of fine lines, wrinkles, sunspots, and acne scars. Although results may be seen after one session, they are best done on a regular basis.
Light steam is used to soften the pores for extraction of comedones (blackheads and whiteheads) and milia (small cysts on the skin). Post extraction, dry ice is applied to kill the bacteria and calm the skin.
Dermafile treatment is a natural, alternative to microdermabrasion. TheDermafile is a cutting edge resurfacing tool made of stainless steel and finely crushed cosmetic diamonds. The tool lightly polishes the skin removing the top layer of dead skin cells, leaving the skin velvety smooth and rejuvenated. Dermafile is a very effective tool for treating aging and sun damaged skin, acne scarring, pigmentation and fine lines. The file can be used on patients with rosacea and broken capillaries. The fine file is great for right under the eyes.
To learn more about any of our services, or to schedule an appointment, call 805-379-3376 (805-379-DERM
Meet Dr. Daphne Panagotacos
Dr. Daphne Panagotacos
graduated in medicine from USC Keck School of Medicine and served her dermatology residency at the Cleveland Metropolitan Hospital, in Cleveland Ohio. She is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery. Her clinic offers a broad range of services, covering all areas of dermatology.