Category Archives: chemical peels

I Thought I Was Done with Acne. What’s the Best Treatment for Adult Acne?

adult acne treatment

Acne can strike at any age (infancy, childhood, teen years, or adulthood), but that doesn’t make it a pleasant experience. If you’re struggling with adult acne, come get help. We can assist you in getting the clear skin you desire. Don’t be embarrassed by your acne anymore.

What Causes Acne?

Acne occurs when oil producing sebaceous glands in the skin are clogged or irritated. Acne has many forms and can manifest as blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, cysts, or a combination of these. It has many causes, including overproduction of oil, an accumulation of dead skin cells, or a buildup of bacteria on the skin. Acne is most common on the face, but can occur in many places on the body.

Acne Is Very Treatable

The good news is that acne is very treatable. We have many options we can use to clear your skin. The best treatments are chosen based on the severity and persistence of your acne. We’ll work with you to find a treatment that works. Let’s explore some potential options.

  • IPL- A fabulous anti-aging treatment with acne benefits, too, IPL (also known as photorejuvenation) can clear your skin and help you look younger, too. A true win-win!
  • Topical Creams- Topical creams applied to the face/body can reduce inflammation and mask the signs and symptoms of acne.
  • Antibiotics- Both topical and oral antibiotics can reduce bacteria on the skin for fewer breakouts.
  • Oral Contraceptives- If acne is caused by an overactive gland, oral contraceptives can help.
  • Anti-Testosterone Medication- For women with high levels of male hormones, anti-testosterone medication may reduce acne.
  • Facials with Peels- Facials and peels are a powerful combination for fighting acne. The facial calms the skin and reduces swelling while a gentle peel sloughs away dead skin cells.
  • Microdermabrasion- Microdermabrasion removes the outermost, dead skin cells. This treatment can be combined with a facial or light peel.
  • Photodynamic Therapy- We can use light to shrink the sebaceous glands.
  • Vitamins- For some patients, specific vitamins can decrease the appearance of acne and improve the appearance of the sin.

If you have acne, we can help. Call Abadir Associates today and learn more about your treatment options. Don’t delay; early treatment can help reduce or even prevent the occurrence of acne scars.

Finish Up Your Holiday Shopping With Our December Specials

Natural Foundations party pic

Get ready for the holidays (and beyond) with our December specials. We’ll help you tighten, brighten, and rejuvenate. We also know you’re busy with the holiday hustle and bustle, so we’ll get you in and out and looking fab in no time. These specials won’t last forever … hurry in!

Thermage- Give Yourself the Gift of a Firmer Neckline

If all you want for Christmas is a tighter neckline and less sagging, we’ve got the perfect holiday gift: Thermage. This is a non-invasive option for lifting and tightening skin. With no downtime and results after just one treatment, Thermage is an excellent option for rejuvenation during the busy holiday season. At Abadir Associates we utilize a unique technique in which we pair Thermage with dermal fillers for a neck transformation. This treatment can also be used on the face and body. Give yourself a gift this holiday season; ask us about Thermage! During the month of December, Thermage is 15% off.

Eliminate Sweat with miraDry

If the holidays have you sweating, ask us about miraDry. This revolutionary treatment eliminates underarm sweating without surgery. Results are lasting (sweat glands don’t regenerate) and impressive. Even better, treatment requires no downtime. If you worry about underarm wetness or change your clothing frequently due to sweat, miraDry could help you enjoy a drier, more confident underarm experience. Skip the deodorant once and for all! Through December miraDry is 10% off.

Save on Aesthetic Services

Have you met our new aesthetician, Lisa? With years of experience and expert training, she’s a valuable addition to the Abadir team. Our patients love the results they see from her aesthetic services, which include hydrofacials, peels, microplaning, and more. Try any of these services for 10% off this month. Give yourself a break from holiday shopping and come pamper yourself.

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for Everyone on Your List

If you’re still in need of a few stocking stuffers, we’ve got some specials for you. The HairMax Laser Comb is a safe and effective way to stimulate hair growth. Enjoy naturally thicker, fuller, stronger hair. This device works on men and women!

The Clarisonic Mia 2 removes dead skin cells for brighter, healthier skin, so it’s no wonder it’s on Oprah’s Favorite Things this year! It can also be used after shaving to prevent razor bumps for smoother skin. Featuring a wide variety of attachments, this device is easily customized to any skin type.

Another great option for the stocking is an Obagi kit. Powerful skin care for aging skin, our Obagi kits can reverse the signs of aging and fight photo-damaged skin. Physician-designed and patient-adored, these kits are always a hit.

Save 10% on any of these stocking-ready gifts. Gift baskets and gift certificates are also available.

The holidays will be here before you know it. Are you ready?

How to Treat Under-Eye Circles

Are under-eye circles making you look tired, even after a full night’s sleep? Dark circles under the eyes can make you look tired and much older. Treatment options are available at Abadir Associates. Call us today and schedule your appointment. Treating under-eye circles can make a big difference in your appearance.

What Causes Under-Eye Circles?

Many people assume that fatigue is the only cause of dark circles under the eye. There are actually many causes (and most patients have multiple contributing factors). Some of the factors that contribute to under-eye circles include:

  • Stress
  • Lack of Sleep
  • Genetics
  • Sun Exposure
  • Allergies/Congestion
  • Eye Rubbing
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Naturally Dark Skin Pigmentation

Shadows caused by puffy eyelids or hollows under the eye (caused by loss of fat or collagen due to aging) may also contribute to the look of dark under-eye shadows. Don’t worry, we have treatment options available for these problems too.

What Are My Treatment Options?

WHow to Treat Under-Eye Circlese offer a variety of treatment options and find that many patients achieve the best results when combining multiple treatments. Talk with us and ask for treatment recommendations.

  • Prescription Creams: We may prescribe a prescription cream to treat dark circles. These creams are typically applied topically once or twice a day.
  • Dermal Fillers: Injectable dermal fillers can fill in hollows to reduce under-eye shadows. We offer a wide range of fillers and will choose the option best suited for your skin. Dr. Dale Abadir and Dr. Michelle Abadir are both highly skilled with using dermal fillers, an important consideration when using these products around the delicate eye area.
  • Lightening of Dark Skin Under the Eyes: Chemical peels, laser treatments, etc. may lighten the dark pigmentation under the eye. Regular sunscreen use can also reduce under eye circles caused by sun exposure.
  • Removal of Excessive Fat Deposits

This procedure is done safely and painlessly in-office with local anesthetic and a mild sedative. Dr. Dale Abadir has had cosmetic surgery training, as well as doing a dermatology residency, and has been performing this type of eyelid surgery for many years.

Do you have dark under-eye circles? Get treatment and discover a refreshed, younger looking you.