Botox is an incredibly popular solution for smoothing dynamic wrinkles such as crow’s feet, frown lines, worry lines, and lines on the neck.
Coolsculpting is a nonsurgical, non-invasive procedure that takes place over the course of about an hour, meaning that you can get back to your day ASAP. Coolsculpting can eliminate those extremely difficult and annoying problem areas that resist diet and exercise. This revolutionary technique allows you to literally freeze fat and eliminate it from your body over the course of several months.
Artemedica is proud to offer Coolsculpting® to men in Sonoma, Marin, Napa, and surrounding counties. Coolsculpting® is a revolutionary, non-surgical body contouring treatment to reduce unwanted fat. Men can benefit from Coolsculpting® for those stubborn pockets of fat around the belly, love handles, back, and chest (sometimes referred to as ‘man-boobs’). Sometimes diet and exercise isn’t
CoolSculpting PRO with Z Wave At Artemedica we offering innovative technology called Z Wave, which improves our patients’ CoolSculpting treatment results. We are the first and only practice north of San Francisco to offer this treatment in combination with CoolSculpting without an additional charge. Following your CoolSculpting treatment, practices usually do a manual massage on the
WHAT IS IN-OFFICE LASER RESURFACING? In-Office Laser Resurfacing is a deep laser resurfacing treatment performed by Eye, Laser & Cosmetic Specialist Alice Chiang, M.D. that uses a Fractional & CO2 laser to dramatically improve the following: Sun-damaged & aging skin Skin tone & texture flaws Age spots & scars Moderate-deep lines & wrinkles Pigmented Lesions &
JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC Injectable Filler Now available at Santa Rosa’s Artemedica JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC is the only HA (hyaluronic acid) dermal filler that has shown longevity in the lips for 12 months! Beginning in October 2016, Dr. Lacombe was one of the first Plastic Surgeons in the nation to inject JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC. WHAT IS JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® Allergan
Reduces the appearance of facial wrinkles and folds, specifically the troublesome lines around the nose and mouth (also known as nasolabial folds)
The highly anticipated JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC has been commercially available at Artemedica since December 2013. While JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC will be new to many offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sonoma and Marin Counties, Dr. Victor Lacombe has been injecting the filler since 2010. Dr. Lacombe was chosen to be one of the 15 clinical investigators
JUVÉDERM® XC is an injectable gel made of a substance called hyaluronic acid (or HA). HA is actually a natural substance found in your skin that helps to maintain the skin’s structure and volume. However, aging skin begins to lose its HA. The result is the appearance of wrinkles and folds, which only worsen over time.
As many of us struggle with hyperpigmentation or “brown/age spots” finding the most effective skin care routine can be overwhelming with all of the options out there. Our bodies produce pigment for a number of reasons; hormones, sun exposure, stress, age, and free radical damage. Age Spots and Pigmentation Basics Age spots are caused by
Lasers have been used successfully in millions of treatments. When performed properly by a trained physician, these laser treatments are safe and effective. In fact, lasers offer many benefits: little (if any) pain, no incisions or needles, and less bruising and swelling. For laser skin care, Marin County and Sonoma County residents choose Dr. Victor Lacombe, co-author of the comprehensive textbook Lasers in Aesthetic Surgery.
Although they may be small, unsightly veins can take their toll on one’s appearance and self-esteem. This is particularly true when veins appear on the face, the most highly visible area of the body. Now, with the advanced medical lasers available from Dr. Victor Lacombe in Sonoma County, spider vein treatment can be performed quickly,
If you have facial wrinkles, you’ve probably thought a little about face lift surgery. After all, it would be nice to regain that smoother complexion and volume you had and look good for your age. But many of us aren’t quite ready for a surgical procedure. Cost and recovery time are amongst the two major reasons people avoid having
We are excited to introduce the Madonna Eye Lift to our Santa Rosa ophthalmology practice! This non-surgical, non-invasive procedure offers results that last, without the surgery. Madonna Eye Lift uses a Fractional & CO2 laser to tighten eyelid skin, soften crow’s feet and decrease sagging around eyes. How does it work? The Madonna Eye Lift
Permanently Stop Underarm Sweat Now Miradry is the only non-invasive, FDA approved procedure that safely removes sweat glands to permanently eliminate sweat and odor. In just two treatments, Miradry can leave you feeling clean, confident and carefree for life! Dealing with Underarm Sweating Looking and feeling your best shouldn’t include the embarrassment and frustration caused by underarm sweat and odor.
Perlane is a treatment for moderate to severe wrinkles in the mid-face. From the makers of Restylane, Perlane restores volume to mid-face wrinkles such as laugh lines. If your facial wrinkles are too severe for other treatments, Perlane could be the right choice for you! How Does it Work? Perlane makes use of hyaluronic acid,
Restylane Defyne provides a solution for deep wrinkles and folds and can replace lost volume under the skin. and has been shown to maintain effectiveness for the treatment of laugh lines for up to 12 months.* In a recent study of 63 treated subjects, 95% said they maintained or enhanced their natural facial expressions. TOP
Restylane® Lyft is the first filler approved by the FDA to enhance fullness in the cheeks and correct and smooth smile lines.* Lyft is an injectable gel that’s been offering excellent results to patients worldwide as Perlane for years. In the latest clinical trials, 95% of patients reported improvement with regard to the appearance of
Restylane® Refyne was approved by the FDA in December 2016 to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and nasolabial folds. Restylane Refyne provides a medium lifting effect and has been shown to maintain effectiveness for the treatment of laugh lines for up to 12 months. In a recent study of 63 treated subjects, 95% said
Galderma’s Restylane Silk® was approved by the FDA in June of 2014 and released late January 2015 to most practices across the United States. Due to Dr. Lacombe’s high stature* with Galderma, we were able to offer Restylane Silk® at Artemedica months before other practices across the nation. Restylane Silk® was approved for use in the lips and lip lines
Restylane® is an injectable filler made of hyaluronic acid (HA). Hyaluronic acid is found in the skin naturally and is partly responsible for keeping your skin looking young and full. However, HA is lost as we age. This leaves the skin more vulnerable to wrinkles and folds. HA fillers like Restylane® are used for the
Sculptra® Aesthetic is an FDA approved volumizing dermal filler that has the ability to help stimulate collagen. It is created using a bi-product called poly-L-lactic acid. Sculptra® Aesthetic is unique because it can actually work to replace lost collagen in the skin, creating a structure that helps minimize the appearance of wrinkles and folds in
With Thermage®, Santa Rosa facial plastic surgeon Dr. Victor Lacombe can help you renew your facial contours without surgery. Thermage uses radio frequency technology to stimulate collagen, tightening skin and underlying tissue. The procedure can reduce the signs of aging (such as sagging and wrinkled skin) on the face, neck, arms, legs, and stomach. Thermage
ThermiSmooth Body at Santa Rosa’s Artemedica What is ThermiSmooth Body? ThermiSmooth Body is a non-invasive procedure that Artemedica has been performing since it’s Clinical Study Phase in 2014. ThermiSmooth Body uses targeted radio frequency energy and is delivered by a hand piece on top of the skin. When the skin’s collagen reaches around the desired temperature it
ThermiSmooth at Santa Rosa’s Artemedica! ThermiSmooth safely and comfortably tightens aging, sagging, or wrinkled skin! ThermiSmooth is a non-invasive procedure that can help you achieve a more youthful look. ThermiSmooth works on many different areas of the face—start smoothing those problem areas today! What is ThermiSmooth? ThermiSmooth is one of the techniques from the new
ThermiTight works on the deep layers of the skin to dramatically reduce the appearance of loose or saggy skin! ThermiTight is a minimally invasive procedure—a new type of procedure between surgical and non-invasive—that offers surgery-like results without the lengthy downtime. The procedure is performed at Artemedica in Santa Rosa by Dr. Victor Lacombe. What is ThermiTight?
Whether your breasts have begun to sag due to pregnancy, aging or weight loss, surgical breast lift surgery can leave visible scars and in most cases require general anesthesia. Typically, scars are visible on the bottom half of the breast and/or around the nipple. Now there is an alternative to a surgical breast lift that
ThermiVa is a brand new device in the family of ThermiRF devices. Using targeted radiofrequency energy, ThermiVa gently heats up the skin and tissue of the target area. The collagen in the tissue reacts by shrinking, causing a natural tightening. At the same time, the heat causes the body to produce new collagen, increasing the effects of the procedure.
What is a Weekend Laser Peel? The Weekend Laser Peel (also referred to as a Micro Laser Peel) is a superficial Laser Resurfacing treatment performed by Eye, Laser & Cosmetic Specialist Alice Chiang, M.D. that uses an Erbium YAG laser to improve the following: Fine lines & wrinkles Age spots & sun damage Enlarged pore size