Botox relaxes facial muscles that cause wrinkles of the upper face. Results are noticed in 3-7 days and effects typically last 3-6 months.
Juvederm is a filler agent used to soften the cheek creases (nasolabial folds), lines below the mouth (marionette lines), to enhance the lips, and to soften the small wrinkles around the mouth. It can also be used to fill in depressed scars. Results are immediate and typically last for 4-6 months.
Chemical peels help improve the skin’s texture and tone to create a healthier, more youthful appearance. A series of peels will help to decrease pigmentation and stimulate collagen production. Peeling usually occurs from day 2, and lasts for 3-5 days. Typically a series of 6 peels is recommended for best results. Dr. Sakamoto can recommend which peel would be best for you.
Removal of Skin Tags, Keratoses, Benign Moles
BBL™ (IPL) BroadBand Photofacial Light treatment
Pulsed light treatment which targets vascular and pigmented lesions. This is a non-invasive procedure with little to no downtime. This procedure is well tolerated and is great for treating facial spider veins, sun damage, age spots, hemangiomas, and melasma. It is given as a series of treatments every 3-4 weeks. Some conditions may resolve after 1-2 treatments, while others may require many treatments.
Laser Hair Reduction
Light based hair removal treatments permanently reduce unwanted facial and body hair. This treatment generally works well to remove dark hair. Blond, white, and grey hair typically do not respond well. This is a non-invasive procedure, with no downtime. A series of at least 4-6 treatments is recommended.