As we age, skin problems like acne, discoloration, age spots, fine lines and volume loss leading to sagging affect us and the way people look at us. As such, a little help from dermatologists may go a long way in rediscovering our natural beauty.
With the aim of rediscovering natural beauty, The Skin Specialist has launched safe and effective treatments using non-invasive techniques and state of the art technology. They offer cutting-edge advanced laser, light, tightening, and lifting treatments as well as anti-aging, vein, whitening and slimming services.
“At the core of these non-invasive treatments is the use of such injectables as dermal fillers and Botulinum toxin, which are becoming the modern alternative to going under the knife,” said Dr. Jean, who is also the former president of the Philippine Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery and a fellow of the Philippine Dermatological Society.
Allergan’s Juvederm Voluma® with Lidocaine, for example, is a formulation that temporarily helps restore facial volume that has diminished due to weight loss or age-related facial fat loss. Through volume restoration, the face becomes more contoured: Cheeks become fuller, cheekbones look more defined, and the jawline appears more chiseled. Allergan has virtually changed the face of medical aesthetics.
Juvederm Voluma®’s key ingredient is hyaluronic acid, a naturally-occuring substance in the human body known for its exceptional hydrating ability. The formulation rejuvenates the face and helps reduce – if not eliminate – fine lines, mimicking the result of a facelift.
Done properly, Juvederm Volumaâ, combined with Allergan’s Botoxâ, produces a natural-looking shine instead of the stiff, frozen facial expression many are afraid of. And the best part of it is the procedure takes only about an hour, but the effects last for up to 18 to 24 months.
Dr. Jean adds that patients can now look forward to better results because most doctors specializing in aesthetic treatments have thoroughly studied the elements balance and symmetry, resulting in well-cultivated taste for beauty. Plus, there are a lot of new and effective products that deliver natural and long lasting effects.
She cites semi-permanent fillers like Juvederm Voluma® as an example “It’s safe and painless and doesn’t have the scary complications of permanent fillers,” she said, adding that, “there are also more variations of fillers that can be injected to suit different areas of the face to create natural, three-dimensional effects. Plus it’s easier to inject, so it’s more comfortable to administer, both for patients and doctors.”
Dr. Jean’s expertise is the secret behind the every growing clientele of The Skin Specialist which started as a small clinic located along Timog Avenue with 3 treatment beds and 3 therapists. Now, The Skin Specialist is equipped with 20 machine treatments which include lasers, light, ultrasound treatments, and heat, and has 12 staff members, including nurses, therapists, and two board-certified dermatologists.
But the clinic’s mission, ten years after its founding, remains unchanged: “At The Skin Specialist, our passion is to produce beautiful, natural-looking results using anti-aging products and treatments while adhering to the highest standards of efficacy, quality and safety,” shared Dr. Jean.
The Skin Specialist
ESNA Buidling, #30 Timog Ave., Quezon City
Call 374-8087 or 0917-810-1319 for appointments