Summer Skin Rescue 2020 is Coming!
Yes, 2020 has been a different kind of year but that isn’t going to stop us from hosting our biggest event of the year and connecting with our beloved patients and friends! So for 2020 we are taking our annual Art of Skin MD Summer Skin Rescue virtual!
The event will be 12 days long, from September 14-25, and feature a live Instagram Q & A seminar with Dr. Melanie Palm, pre-booking special offers on laser and light procedures, skin tightening procedures, body contouring, filler packages and more.
Pricing for the event is listed at the bottom of this post. To understand some of the offerings, we have compiled a quick summary of procedures offered at Summer Skin Rescue with a link to more reading if you choose!
Laser and Light Procedures:
Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing, sometimes referred to as “Fraxel®, ” describes the use of a laser to create zones of heat injury to the skin. This triggers an increase in collagen production that results in skin tightening. Laser resurfacing has become the gold standard for treatment of facial wrinkles and loss of skin tone related to sun exposure and UV damage.
Dr. Palm uses the Lutronic ECO2 for fractional laser skin resurfacing treatment. She is the first author of a published medical article documenting safety and events following fractional laser resurfacing and is a nationally recognized laser expert and speaker.
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a broad-band light source used to treat a variety of skin conditions including rosacea, sun spots, photodamage, and melasma. IPL targets brown and red discoloration in the skin, and is considered a “no downtime” source of photorejuvenation. IPL is sometimes referred to as a “photofacial.”
Dr. Palm is a co-author on a study using IPL photofacial technology with topical treatment for melasma. Dr. Palm performs all IPL treatments on her patients. Dr. Palm uses a combination of topical numbing agents, cooled topical gel on the skin, and forced air cooling to improve patient comfort during this procedure.
ResurFX is a newly FDA-approved device that builds upon prior laser skin resurfacing technology platforms such as Fraxel to improve fine lines and wrinkles, soften scars, improve skin texture and tone, and promote collagen growth. ResurFX offers results with minimal downtime during a nearly pain-free procedure. Fractionated non ablative laser resurfacing, sometimes referred to as Fraxel®, describes the use of an infrared laser to create zones of heat injury to the skin. This results in collagen production and skin tightening.
Dr. Palm is a recognized expert, speaker, and physician trainer for the ResurFX fractional laser by Lumenis. That means that in addition to offering her patients this non-surgical, non-ablative skin resurfacing treating, she also teaches other physicians how to use it on their own patients.
Ulthera (also referred to as Ultherapy) is a nonsurgical, no downtime, in-office procedure for lifting and toning sagging skin of the lower face, jawline, and brows. It is also FDA-cleared for rejuvenation of the decollete area of the chest. Ultrasound technology is focused below the skin surface to firm and lift droopy tissues. Results are long lasting and occur gradually but dramatically over time.
Dr. Palm is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon. A noted leader in her field, Dr. Palm is an expert in the use of Ultherapy for non-surgical facelifts and is a physician speaker and advisory board member for the device.
The Rejuvapen is a remarkable, non-laser, non-surgical treatment that causes skin to stimulate collagen production and fresh, new tissue. Skin tightens; wrinkles, fine lines, scarring, and hyperpigmentation significantly diminish; pores become finer; and the overall health and circulation of the skin is improved.
InstaLift is a non-surgical, in-office procedure using threads composed of absorbable (dissolving) suture material to uniquely lift sagging skin of face including the jawline and cheek.
Dr. Palm is a recognized InstaLift non-surgical facelift expert. She was one of the first physicians in the United States to receive InstaLift for use on patients after FDA approval and has taught the technique to fellow physicians at national meetings such as the American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons (ASDS).
Exilis is a no-downtime, no pain, in-office procedure used for both combined skin tightening and non-invasive fat removal and body contouring. It is used to tone skin and improve skin texture while reducing unwanted areas of the fat using radiofrequency technology. Exilis is completed as a series of sessions and gently warms the skin to encourage collagen growth and reduce unwanted fat.
Dr. Palm is an expert in the use of Exilis to tighten and tone skin, remove stubborn fat deposits, and for body contouring without surgery. She serves as a clinical investigator, advisory board member, and speaker for BTL, the maker of Exilis.
Art of Skin MD is a female-centric, nationally-recognized dermatology clinic specializing in women’s intimate well-being. Our clinic was founded and is led by women. We have a comfortable and understanding environment when discussing women’s health issues. Ultra Femme 360 is a non-invasive, nonsurgical radiofrequency device used by Dr. Palm and her staff to help improve a variety of female health issues including vaginal dryness, vaginal rejuvenation, labial laxity and mild cases of stress urinary incontinence. Dr. Palm serves as a clinical investigator, advisory board member, speaker and consultant for BTL, the company that makes Ultra Femme 360.
Injectable Filler Packages:
Restylane is a hyaluronic acid gel filler used in facial volumizing. The product has been FDA-approved for use since 2003 for facial folds and in 2011 received FDA-approval for lip augmentation. and is also available pre-mixed with the anesthetic lidocaine as Restylane-L®, increasing patient comfort during an injection session.
Dr. Palm serves as a lecturer and trainer for Galderma, the company that makes Restylane® and Dysport®. In this capacity, she instructs other physicians and injectors on the safety and use of this product. She regularly lecturers at national meetings on the use of dermal fillers for facial revolumizing.
Juvedérm® is a gel-based filler composed of hyaluronic acid, a natural constituent of the dermis, the second layer of skin. Naturally occurring hyaluronic acid lends structure, firmness, and volume to the skin. Although abundant in youth, the passage of time and exposure to environmental factors such as ultraviolet light exposure decreases the presence of hyaluronic acid in the skin. Hyaluronic acid attracts water to the area of placement, “plumping” the treated areas and decreasing the presence of facial lines.
Radiesse (calcium hydroxylapatite) is an injectable dermal filler used to correct deep facial folds and wrinkles. It is also FDA-approved for hand rejuvenation. Radiesse is a calcium-based filler and has a similar composition to that of mineralized bone. It is a longer-term filler with results lasting approximately 9 – 12 months. In addition to its immediate skin plumping and wrinkle reducing effects, Radiesse also stimulates your body’s own natural collagen production in the injection area.
Dr. Palm is a nationally recognized cosmetic dermatologist and noted Radiesse dermal filler expert. She serves as a consultant, guest speaker, and Advisory Board member for Merz, the company that makes Radiesse.
Dr. Palm is a top 100 injector in the U.S. for Sculptra Aesthetic. Approved for over 10 years, this poly-L-lactic acid product helps your body stimulate new collagen growth, working as your own natural “filler.” Sculptra is completed as a series of treatments and provides subtle, but meaningful, volume and restoration to face and body.
Belotero is a temporary hyaluronic acid filler in the same class of fillers as Juvederm, Restylane, and Restylane Lyft. What makes it unique is its area of placement in the skin. Unlike other fillers in its class, Belotero is placed very high up in the dermis, the second layer of the skin. This makes this gel filler effective and safe for erasing fine lines on the face.
Dr. Melanie Palm is an expert in the use of injectable fillers, including Belotero. Belotero is best used to improve the appearance of the super fine lines located around the mouth, cheeks, and eyes.
CoolSculpting is the only FDA-cleared, controlled cooling device used to target, treat (freeze) and eliminate unwanted fat without surgery or downtime. It targets areas of fat resistant to change with diet and exercise. CoolSculpting offers a no-downtime, in-office treatment to permanently eliminate some fat cells in a given treatment area. With over 100 clinical studies to support the technology, CoolSculpting is a proven, trusted, and familiar procedure for non-invasive fat removal.
Art of Skin MD is a premier clinical center for noninvasive and minimally-invasive body contouring, fat removal and skin tightening. Dr. Melanie Palm is a nationally-recognized thought leader in cosmetic dermatology and sought to create a professional, welcoming, discrete and state-of-the-art center for her patients seeking improvements in skin and body concerns.
EMSCULPT is the first FDA-cleared energy device approved to burn fat and build muscle mass. It’s a no-downtime, pain-free, non-surgical way to define the abs and lift the buttocks. EMSCULPT contracts muscles beyond what is possible through physical training, yielding better muscle tone and enhanced fat metabolism. These results are backed by 7 clinical studies, showing fat loss as well as defined and sculpted muscles to the abdomen and buttocks following a series of 4 treatments.
Art of Skin MD was among the FIRST dermatology practices in California to provide EMSCULPT to tone tummies and lift the buttocks. Dr. Melanie Palm is one of a few elite physicians nationwide to unveil this non-invasive, non-surgical, no pain approach to eliminate unwanted fat and build muscle. Dr. Palm serves as a clinical investigator, advisory board member, speaker and consultant for BTL, the company that makes EMSCULPT.
Emtone is a no-downtime, no pain, in-office procedure used for cellulite treatment. Clinical studies have also demonstrated Emtone’s usefulness in treating looseness of the skin. Emtone is FDA-cleared as a massage device for the temporary reduction in the appearance of cellulite. It also provides heating for the purpose of raising tissue temperature for selective medical conditions, the relief of pain, muscle spasms, and to increase local circulation. Emtone is completed as a series of sessions and gently warms the skin to encourage collagen growth and improve skin texture.
Dr. Palm is an expert in the use of Emtone to tighten and tone skin, remove stubborn cellulite, and improve skin laxity without surgery. She serves as a clinical investigator, advisory board member, and speaker for BTL, the maker of Emtone.
In addition, we will be offering 15% off all skincare products in our online store, available for local pickup or delivery. Just use the promo code SSR2020 at checkout!
As always, we appreciate and value all of our patients, hope you are staying safe and healthy and can’t wait to “see” you there!