Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology

Treating skin conditions using the most effective methods

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Treating skin conditions using the most effective methods

The cosmetic and laser dermatology team at Scripps is ready to address the complete range of skin-related concerns, from straightforward to complex. Whether patients desire an enhanced appearance for personal reasons, or hope to correct skin problems resulting from an accident or surgery, we offer effective skin laser treatment methods and comprehensive patient support.

Skin conditions treated with laser therapy

  • Fractional laser skin rejuvenation
  • Skin tightening
  • Wrinkle reduction
  • Hair reduction
  • Treatment of acne, surgical scar tissue, vascular malformations, and brown or red spots
  • Tattoo removal
  • Scar revision
  • Spider vein treatment
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • CoolSculpting
  • Armpit sweat reduction

State-of-the-art laser technology

Scripps Clinic is well-known for using the most advanced treatments to meet each patient’s specific need and uses a variety of the latest FDA-approved lasers.

UltraPulse ActiveFX fractional laser

With minimal down time, this laser reduces wrinkles and fine lines, improves skin tone, and stimulates collagen production.

Fraxel laser

This technology provides smoother, healthier looking skin with improved tone and texture; improved acne or surgical scars; and reduced age spots, sun spots, brown spots, melasma and wrinkles around the eyes.

Pearl laser

This is the newest skin rejuvenation system for brown spots and wrinkles.

StarLux

This versatile intense pulsed light (IPL) laser is capable of fractional resurfacing, reduction of pigmented and vascular lesions, and hair reduction.

Excel V

This high-powered green laser is capable of treating a variety of vascular and benign pigmented skin conditions.

ThermiRF

This new device helps with neck and arm skin tightening.

Cutera Prowave and YAG laser

Both of these advanced lasers provide skin tightening, hair removal and removal of vascular lesions.

VersaPulse

This extremely versatile laser with Q-switched and long-pulse green capabilities provides treatment of vascular or pigmented lesions and tattoo removal.

Omnilux

This blue and red light source device is capable of supporting photodynamic therapy for light-based acne treatment and treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer.

UltraPulse

This venerable CO2 laser provides a broad range of resurfacing applications.

UltraPulse

This venerable CO2 laser provides a broad range of resurfacing applications.

Vbeam

This technology provides reliable removal of port wine stains and other vascular lesions and also reduces redness associated with scars.

Fractora FIRM

This is the latest technology in skin rejuvenation, delivering benefits to combat the most common symptoms of aging skin, such as deep wrinkles, irregular pigmentation and loss of elasticity.

LightSheer and GentleMax

These dedicated hair removal devices are capable of treating a broad range of hair and skin types for fast, effective results.

miraDry

This is the only non-invasive medical device cleared by the FDA to dramatically reduce underarm sweating and provide lasting results with minimal downtime.

DermaSweep MD System

This non-invasive system provides state-of-the-art exfoliation and skin resurfacing.

INFINIskin

This innovative treatment uses thermal energy to stimulate collagen production, which helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improves sagging skin, and treats acne scarring and other scars.

Other cosmetic procedures

  • Hair restoration and transplantation
  • Tumescent liposculpture
  • Botox
  • Fillers to diminish wrinkles and scars and to increase facial volume
  • Chemical peels for facial rejuvenation and discoloration
  • Sclerotherapy spider vein treatment
  • Micro-needling with Eclipse MicroPen Elite
  • Nonsurgical facelift using Kybella
  • Facial contouring using Silhouette InstaLift

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