La Chelé Medical Aesthetics offers various types of treatments and products that can help you minimize or eliminate your trouble spots. A complete range of treatments will help you conquer ongoing skin ailments or aesthetic conditions that you’ve always wanted to address to look and feel your best. Check out the list below to explore your treatment options.
If you are suffering from acne then you understand how frustrating and difficult it is to treat this skin condition. At La Chele Medical Aesthetics, we understand acne and have the most effective means of treatment available to clear and eliminate acne flares. Our team of professionals have worked with thousands of acne patients both adults and teens and we understand that each individual requires a unique approach to treating this skin condition, even the most severe of cases.
Types of Acne
Usually blocked follicles are the primary source of acne formation, the breakouts however can manifest in several different ways which leads to different types of acne.
- Blackheads: Blackheads develop when the follicle is has become clogged, but isn’t blocked off from the surface. The edges of the follicle expand, causing the pore to appear larger. Blackheads are a mild form of acne and usually appear on the face but are also common on the back, chest, neck, arms and shoulders.
- Whiteheads: This type of acne is very common and affect both teens and young adults. Whiteheads are formed when the follicle becomes closed off at the surface of the skin. This blockage causes the sebum, dead cells and bacteria to build up inside of the pore which results in white coloration.
- Pustules: This type of acne is a more advanced infection within the follicle. The build up of dead cells and bacteria typically results in a pimple that can be painful and swollen.
- Cystic Acne: Cystic acne is the most severe and the hardest type of acne to treat because it is too deep for most topical medication. In the case of cystic acne, the sebum and puss begin to build up inside the skin. Rather then breaking through the surface this acne continues to grow deep into the skin.
Acne Treatment Options
What is Crepey Skin?
Crepey skin is the result of your bodies response to lowered levels of elastin and collagen- these are the proteins that allow your skin to stretch and contract. Once you hit your 30s, your skin begins to lose these proteins resulting in thinner skin that eventually will sag.
Treatment Options for Crepey Skin
Treatment Options for Drooping Brows
As we age, fine lines are created by the natural breakdown of collagen and elastin in the skin along with years of harmful UV ray exposure from the sun. Fine lines are found commonly around the eyes and lips. At La Chele, we offer several treatment options to smooth out fine lines before they turn into deeper wrinkles and folds.
Treatment Options for Fine Lines
Treatment Options for Jowls
Treatments for Melasma
What is Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB)?
Pseudofolliculitis Barbae is a chronic foreign body inflammatory reaction to the hair shaft, predominantly seen in individuals with coarse, curled hair who shave regularly. People of color have a higher risk of PFB as they are genetically predisposed to curly hair and curved hair follicles. Shaving against the grain, close shaving, multiple blade razors, and stretching the skin while shaving can cause a retraction of sharp edged hairs back into the follicle.
What does Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB) look like?
The appearance of PFB can range from mild cases with few to severe papules, pustules, ingrown hairs and widespread inflammation. Often times, scarring and hyperpigmentation may occur. In most cases, PFB is present on the beard area of the face and neck and can also occur on the pubic area, scalp, legs and axilla.
Treatment Options for PFB
What is Rosacea?
Rosacea is a very common skin condition that is typically found in those with fair-skin between the ages of 30-50 years old. Rosacea causes redness on your nose, cheeks, chin and forehead. Some people may get little red bumps and pimples on these red areas which can become irritated and sore. There are two main types of rosacea:
- Erythrotelangiectatic rosacea: Redness, flushing and broken blood vessels
- Papulopustular rosacea: Very similar to acne with red spots and small pustules. Often times patients may develop swelling on the nose, known as rhinophyma.
- Rosacea blepharitis: Characterized as red, swollen eyelids
- Phymatous rosacea: Redness and thickening of the skin on the nose.
Treatment Options for Rosacea
Fibrous connective tissue also known as a scar will develop after damaged skin tissue has healed. When tissue is damaged the body will repair the wound by increasing the production of collagen at the wound site.
Acne scars can form from various factors including prolonged breakouts which cause significant damage to the skin and improper acne extraction techniques.
Treatment Options for Scars
Spider veins are small veins varying in red, purple, and blue vessels that twist and turn. This type of vein is easily visible through the skin and commonly found on the face and legs. Similar to their larger counterparts (varicose), valve failure of these smaller veins cause blood to flow backward to the surface. This process is called reflux – where the veins become larger and visible. Spider veins develop in persons who inherit the condition from their parents. Although Spider Veins can cause discomfort they do not lead to more serious complications associated with varicose veins. If spider veins are exposed to the sun, further collagen tissue damage can occur.
Spider veins can develop due to various factors including aging, obesity, hormonal changes, sun exposure and a sedentary lifestyle.
Treatment for Spider Veins
There are many signs of sun damage including wrinkles, rough skin, and skin discoloration (brown spots, red spots). At La Chele Medical Aesthetics, we have the gold-standard of technology for the treatment of sun damaged skin. Not only do we offer the best treatment options available, many of our physician dispensed skin care products are clinically proven and studied for sun damage prevention.
Treatment Options for Sun Damage
Treatment Options for Tattoo Removal
Treatment Options for Uneven Skin Tone
As we age the skin begins to lose elastic tissue and collagen which results in sagging skin and wrinkles. With age, skin cells divide more slowly, the inner layer of the skin also known as the dermis begins to thin. This process starts to undo the structure and elasticity of the skin. Another contributor to wrinkles are facial contractions such as frowning, smiling, squinting and other expressive facial expressions. These contractions make the lines between your eyebrows and the lines around the corners of your eyes (crows feet) more prominent. We can’t forget how damaging sun exposure is to the skin which leads to early signs of aging, wrinkles and folds.
Treatment Options for Wrinkles
At La Chele, we offer several cutting-edge treatments designed to smooth out wrinkles. Book a free consultation to learn about which treatment option would be best for your needs.