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Westlake Village area patients ask, “What is IPL photofacial?

What is IPL photofacial

Dr. Daphne Panagotacos and her team of professionals in Westlake Village work with patients to help them achieve beautiful, healthy skin. While an at-home skin care routine can work on troublesome issues such as acne in some cases, there are times when further steps may be needed to achieve the results patients desire. When patients want to improve issues such as texture, tone, and pigmentation, they may be a great candidate for IPL photofacial. What is IPL Photofacial? Using the Palomar Icon, IPL Photofacial uses Intense Pulsed Light that reaches deep within the skin to restore it. It is less … Continue reading

Dermatologist explains difference between intense pulsed light and laser therapies

difference between intense pulsed light and laser therapies

Facial veins or redness are a couple reasons patients in Thousand Oaks, CA seek skin care treatment. Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. offers laser treatments for conditions such as these. The team at this dermatologic practice in Westlake Village provides intense pulsed light therapy (photofacials) and laser therapy. Many patients wonder what the difference between the two is. IPL therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses high intensity light to improve various skin conditions. This includes vascular lesions, rosy cheeks, skin redness, freckles, age marks, wrinkles and lines on the face, brown and sun spots, and skin discoloration. IPL therapy also … Continue reading

Westlake Village area dermatologist reviews the Palomar Icon device

dermatologist reviews the Palomar Icon device

Over many decades, lasers are becoming embedded into our daily lives. When it comes to medicine and dermatology, lasers have been shown to provide amazing results when it comes to removing unwanted hair, reducing the appearance of hyperpigmentation on the skin, and enhancing the skin’s texture and tone. Our team of professionals in Westlake Village are here to help patients consider treatments that can assist them in achieving the skin they’ve always wanted. Board certified dermatologist, Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D., is a quality professional that can walk patients through the benefits of treatments; such as, laser therapy. Laser therapy is … Continue reading

Treating sun damage with lasers in Westlake Village

Treating sun damage with lasers

California weather allows people to spend a lot of time outside in the sun. There are many outdoor activities to participate in all year long. The winter months bring skiing and snowboarding summer offers the beach, golf, and much more. They all have one thing in common – sun damage. Most people who spend excessive amounts of time outside soaking up the solar rays are concerned about skin cancer. This is the most dangerous result of excessive sun exposure, but it is not the only one. Premature ageing, including skin discoloration and early wrinkles, is another very common problem resulting … Continue reading

How can Westlake Village patients address discoloration of the skin?

Westlake Village patients address discoloration of the skin

Many conditions can result in the discoloration of the skin. Some patients experience skin problems such as rosacea, which can cause unwanted redness on the surface, as well as tiny bumps that negatively affect the texture. Others may have age spots, sun spots, or sun damage that may cause brown areas or hyperpigmentation. When this discoloration occurs, it detracts from one’s beautiful face. Thankfully, patients can undergo treatments such as Intense Pulsed Light photofacials to reduce these discolorations and improve the texture and tone of their skin. Dr. Panagotacos of the Skin Care Centre in Westlake Village offers technologically advanced … Continue reading

Westlake Village area dermatologist describes the benefits of photofacial treatments

benefits of photofacial treatments

In some instances, depending on the needs of the patients, in the Westlake Village area, we may suggest photofacial treatments. Photofacials are done with a specialized pulsed light system and is administered through a special device. They can be used to treat several concerns, including: Skin redness (rosacea) Brown spots Sun spots Uneven skin tone Sun damage Freckles Photofacials are completely comfortable for patients and do not require the application of topical anesthetics. There are several benefits to having photofacials done. Photofacials can address a myriad of skin concerns. It is well tolerated, does not require anesthetics, and it is … Continue reading


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