909.949.7500
886 West Foothill Blvd. Ste. G
Upland, California 91786
  
Cosmetic Dermatology | Upland | Rancho Cucamonga

Senté Dermal Repair Cream

March 30th, 2015

Senté is Science

Senté is the first & only skin care regimen powered by the benefits of Heparan Sulfate Analog (HSA).

Heparan Sulfate Analog

(HSA) The breakthrough ingredient for health-looking skin

Heparan Sulfate Analog (HSA) is the master molecule for age management & skin health:

- HSA is vital for collagen production
- HSA provides profound hydration by trapping water
- HSA helps maintain the structure & integrity of the skin
- HSA works with your body’s own natural growth factors

Recent studies showed:

- 100% of patients saw a reduction in fine lines & wrinkles
- 100% of patients showed an increase in skin hydration
- 93% of patients showed increased skin firmness & elasticity

Statistically significant improvements by week 8*

Senté Dermal Repair Cream:

86% of patients would recommend Senté Dermal Repair Cream to a friend.

Benefits of Senté Dermal Repair Cream:

- Immediate & profound hydration
- Diminish the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles
- Improve appearance of skin texture
- Even skin tone

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JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC

April 3rd, 2014

From the makers of the #1 selling Family of Fillers

 

JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC is the first and only FDA-approved filler to instantly add volume to the cheek area in people over the age of 21.  It works instantly to add volume and subtly lift the cheek area, temporarily reversing the sign of aging.

  • Gives subtle lift
  • Helps restore contour for up to 2 years
  • Look up to 5 years younger
  • Nonsurgical
  • Contains a modified hyaluronic acid (HA), derived from a naturally occurring complex sugar

Is volume loss in the cheeks making you look older?

Wrinkles are only part of the aging equation.

Volume loss in the cheeks is a major reason we lose that youthful profile over the years.

How does JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC work?

In the clinical study, people perceived themselves to look 5 years younger 6 months after treatment, and 3 years younger 24 months after treatment.  The average volume injected during the clinical study was 6.8 ml to achieve optimal correction for the cheek area.

 

 

 

 

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A New Solution For Rosacea

March 18th, 2014

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory (swelling) skin condition.  Most people with rosacea suffer from facial redness, flushing, or bumps and blemishes on the face.  Rosacea is a very common skin condition. People of all skin colors and skin types can get rosacea. It is most common of those with fair skin.  It usually occurs in adults age 30 and older and in more women than med.  Often, those with rosacea have parents who have or have had it.

Common Rosacea Triggers

Food: Spicy food

Emotional Factors: Stress and anxiety

Beverages: Hot drinks like coffee, tea, and alcohol (red wine)

Physical Activities: Exercise or activities that make you feel hot wind

Weather: Sun exposure, extreme hot or cold environments, or strong winds

Skin Care Products: Cosmetic/hair sprays (containing alcohol or fragrance) or topical steroids

MIRVASO

What is Mirvaso?

Mirvaso gel is the first topical prescription medication specifically developed to treat the facial redness of rosacea.

How Does Mirvaso Work?

It is believed to reduce facial through direct vasoconstriction (temporarily narrowing the blood vessels of the face) lasting up to 12 hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Aesthetica Spa M.D.

October 16th, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

Gigi Genesta

Aesthetica Spa M.D. would like to announce that Gigi Genesta will be joining our Spa.

Gigi attended Golden West College for Esthetics and received advanced training at the American Institute of Esthetics. She also had advanced Medical Esthetic Training at Medical Aesthetic Training  of Southern California. Gigi is certified in Medical Grade Microdermabrasion and TCA peels. She is also certified in Echo2 Plus Oxygen Treatment System.

She is a licensed and Certified Esthetician and brings over 30 years of experience. She has Experience working with Cosmetic and Plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills and Newport Beach. She has also worked with Dermatologists in Los Alamitos and Pasadena. Gigi will bring her welcoming presence and wide range of skin care expertise to assist patients with acne, anti-aging and many other skin issues.

Gigi’s vast experience with effective acne treatments and acne scarring include Deep pore cleansing facials, Extractions, and a Clay mint mask which will draw oil out of the skin.  In addition, she also performs Dermaplaning and Microdermabrasion.  She also treats acne with the following chemical peels which are Salicylic Acid which exfoliates the skin, Retinoic Acid which helps clear acne and TCA to reduce shallow acne scars. Gigi is also familiar with the Blue U light therapy which is FDA cleared for moderate
inflammatory acne.

There are many benefits to receiving Gigi’s anti-aging treatments; they will help you maintain a smooth and healthy glow. In addition to European facials, she also performs The Crystal Fiber Mask which stimulates collagen production and hydrates the skin. The ECHO2 Plus Oxygen Facial is uniquely designed to cleanse, nourish and revitalize every skin cell by using pure oxygen. This treatment has 87 different vitamins and minerals which will leave the skin smooth and hydrated. There are many
different chemical peels she uses for anti-aging to improve the texture of the skin and help with fine lines and wrinkles. These include, TCA, Jessner’s, Glycolic, Lactic, Vitalize, Retinoic, perfect 10 and Vi- peel.

Gigi is an expert at evaluating your skin’s needs. She has a vast knowledge using these skin care products; Topix, Zo, Obagi, Meso Esthetics, skin Ceuticals, Nia, Vivite, Elta MD, Neo Cutis, and Brand MD. Let her recommend a treatment program or skin care regimen designed just for you!

Call for your appointment at (909) 949-9690.

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NIA24 Niacin-Powered Skin Therapy

May 2nd, 2013

NIA24 products were extensively tested for skin compatibility, allergic responses, efficacy and were also proven to be non-comedogenic.  Niacin increases circulation to help generate more vital cellular regeneration.  You may feel a warmth or blush upon first application.  This is proof that Pro-Niacin is hard at work to help stimulate natural repair processes to healthy skin cells, energize skin to promote healthy skin function and a more vital appearance, and  to strengthen the skin barrier for overall resilience and improve damage resistance.  As your skin barrier increases, absorption will stabilize and blushing subside.

By stimulating skin’s natural barrier function, NIA24 builds stronger, better skin that’s more resilient and resistant to damage.  By improving the skin’s barrier function, overall skin tone and texture improve.  NIA24 reduces the appearance of visible brown spots, hyperpigmentation and lines specifically associated with sun damage.  Without it, skin falls prey to daily sun and environmental stresses that slow skin’s self-protective function and speed the visible signs of aging. 

This special form of Pro-Niacin delivers immediate and residual benefits, as well  as continuous dermal delivery of Niacin without vasodialation and photosensitivity.

Physical Cleansing Scrub

This all in one cleansing scrub gently removes dead skin cells.  Pro-Niasomes, which are spherical Jojoba Beads infused with Pro-Niacin, help wash away skin’s visible imperfactions.

  

 

 

Eye Repair Cream

This ultra-rich eye cream quickly penetrates to deliver critical anti-aging, firming and brightening actions to the total eye area.  Correct today’s imperfections from darkness to puffiness to lines – while fighting future damage.  Formulated with patented and clinically proven Pro-Niacin that stimulates the natural repair process and builds the delicate skin barrier around the eye.

Skin Strengthening Complex

Neither heavy nor too light, this fortified cream visibly reduces the apperance of fine lines and wrinkles by enhancing the skin’s barrier function, accelerating repair and delivering continual moisturization.

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ULTRACEUTICALS

May 2nd, 2013

This age defying serum is designed to support the skin’s dermal renewal process and provide antioxidant protection to help minimise and combat the first signs of ageing.  It combines 10% pure Vitamin C with Ultraceuticals powerful peptide Microelastin to help improve skin resilience and firmness.  Non-comedogenic.  Paraben Free.  For all skin types.

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PRICISION MD Vivatia

April 24th, 2013

We are now carring a new product for all the women that have fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, and for a post-procedure skincare regimen.  This system is easy to use and gentle on the skin.  As we age, and with exposure to the sun, collagen and elastin breaks down causing our skin to look less firm and more wrinkled.  Sun exposure and aging can also cause dark spots to the skin, making our skin look less even and a more aged look. 



To prevent future signs of aging every woman should have a skincare regimen that helps stimulate and rejuvinte the skin to give it a more even, youthful, vibrant look.  Vivatia has been designed to solve this problem.  It is the only system that uses a proprietary foam delivery system, that delivers higher, more effective levels of anti-aging ingredients gently to the skin.  Ingredients like retinol, hydroquinone, vitamin c, antioxidants and peptides.  This system is designed to be easy to use and gentle on the skin. 

Vivatia is an effective 3-piece system:

  • Gentle Cream Cleanser- hydrating formula that gently cleanses away impurities
  • Active Repair Complex- unique retinol formula with peptide, vitamins and antioxidants helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for more radiant, younger-looking skin
  • Brightening Complex- combines 10 powerful brightening ingredients to help even skin tone and fade dark spots

  

 

 

 

Relastin Eye Silk  is a breakthrough technology that is clinically proven to visibly improve sksin firmness, elasticity, and improve dark circles and puffiness.  It is the only product with proprietary Zinc Firming Complex that can deliver firmer-looking skin. 

Eye Silk delivers firmer looking skin through a unique texture that lives up to its name- it is a silky formula unlike any other eye cream you’ve tried before.  It feels great and really works.  It is gentle enough to use under the eyes and on eye lids.  In fact, Relastin Eye Silk was the winner of Allure’s Best of  Beauty Award for best eye cream 4 years in a row.

Sun exposure, cigarette smoke, and stress can all deplete the skin of its elastin.  Elastin is a protein in your skin that makes it smooth again after contracting and stretching.  Your skin virtually stops producing elastin in adolescence; and, as you age, your skin becomes less capable of springing back after stretching.  This causes fine lines and wrinkles to form around the eye area.

 Why It’s Unique

  • The only product that uses the patented Zinc Firming Comples, clinically proven to visibly firm and tighten skin
  • Delivers real, visible results in just 2-4 weeks
  • Delivered in a silky formula you’ll love – great under eyes and on eye lids

Why you’ll love it

Women who tried Relastin saw the following in 2-4 weeks:

  • 84% noticed visible resutls
  • 80% saw diminished fine lines and wrinkles
  • 74% noticed a decreased in dark circles
  • 69% saw reduced under eye puffiness

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Helpful Self Exam tips from the AAD

January 17th, 2013

We would like to present you with some helpful tips for home self examination for Melanoma.  Be sure to click on the picture below to view the image a little larger.

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Now offering new Dermaceutic Peel!

December 13th, 2012

Our office is now offering the new Dermaceutic Peel, click the link below for more information.

Dermaceutic Peel Information_Click Here!_

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Dr. Steven’s gives skin cancer lecture to Lockheed retirees.

October 19th, 2012

Dr. Stevens had the pleasure of giving a lecture on skin cancer detection and prevention to Lockheed retirees.  The lecture was held in Claremont on October 9, 2012.  She instructed them on self examination, sunscreen usage and what precancerous and cancerous lesions look like on the skin.

So for a quick reminder, if you have any questions or concerns about any spots you may have, please call our office to schedule an appointment!

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