Noninvasive Cosmetic Procedures
Noninvasive cosmetic procedures can help to even out your skin tone, increase cell turnover, promote cell growth, remove unsightly brown spots and spider veins, remove unwanted hair growth, and stimulate collagen production to help your skin retain its softness and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Common procedures include light-based treatments to remove sunspots (e.g., Intense Pulsed Light, or IPL®), microdermabrasion, light chemical skin peels, microneedling, dermal fillers, BOTOX, and ultrasound technology. Our noninvasive cosmetic procedures also include injectable dermal fillers that can plump thin lips, enhance shallow contours, soften facial creases, and improve the appearance of wrinkles. We also offer nonsurgical laser and light procedures such as fractional laser and broadband light therapy to smooth away bumps, age spots and scars. We also have Ultherapy, a noninvasive skin tightening treatment for face, neck, and brows.
Non-surgical cosmetic procedures don’t require general anesthesia and are performed at our Vero Beach plastic surgery office.
Noninvasive treatments are usually undertaken in a series and are not without risk. Noninvasive cosmetic treatments should be performed by a trained provider overseen by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Non-surgical rejuvenation treatments, such as soft tissue fillers, cannot achieve the same results as some of the plastic surgery procedures, but they can temporarily improve skin tightening, skin tone and to rejuvenate your face, décolletage, hands. Some of our patients can benefit more with plastic surgery procedures such as a face lift, brow lift or eye lift. Dr. Durkin can help you decide which surgical or noninvasive approach best meets your aesthetic and financial goals during your complimentary cosmetic consultation.
Some of our noninvasive cosmetic procedures are also offered in our state of the art MedSpa and are therapeutic and relaxing. Many of our noninvasive procedures in the MedSpa are customized to reduce appearance of blemishes, brown spots, fine lines and wrinkles. Our medical grade skincare products can help to revitalize and protect your skin. People of all ages can benefit from our medical spa treatments and such as our cellulite wraps, facials, and deep tissue massages. Some of our patients improve their skin tone while others relieve muscle tension or back pain. Medical skincare can produce pleasing outcomes for you by reducing the effects of sun damage and discolorations and improving skin texture.
Ultherapy- Skin Tightening
Looking for a lift for sagging skin on your neck, chin or brow? Ultherapy may be just the solution! Ultherapy is a non-surgical lifting procedure for the face and neck that uses tried-and-true ultrasound technology to stimulate collagen production deep within your skin, providing a lift from the inside out. In less than an hour – and without any downtime – you’ll be well on your way to tighter, better-fitting skin. And now, Ultherapy is also the only non-invasive treatment specifically FDA-cleared to improve lines and wrinkles on the chest. So, dare to bare your décolletage once again!
Ocean Drive® offers the very latest advanced skin microneedling procedure. Microneedling is one of the fastest growing noninvasive cosmetic procedures for rejuvenating and smoothing the skin, and improving the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Microneedling, also referred to as Derma Rolling, or Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), is a therapy that stimulates wound healing process to produce new collagen and elastin and therefore, reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, scars, and stretch mark. Microneedling creates more than 500,000 channels in the skin through which any number of topical serums can be applied with direct delivery to the deeper layers of the skin.
Adding volume to areas of the face that show the earliest signs of aging refreshes your appearance without down time. If you want smoother-looking skin without undergoing an invasive cosmetic procedure, Ocean Drive offers a range of the latest dermal facial fillers including JUVÉDERM®, RADIESSE®, Sculptra®, and Restylane®.
The hands don’t lie. Even with a more youthful appearance of the face, your age can easily be given away by the appearance of your hands. RADIESSE® is the first and only FDA-approved product for hand augmentation to correct volume loss in the hands. RADIESSE restores volume to the hands while providing smooth, natural-looking results1 that can be seen immediately and can last up to 1 year.
Broad Band Light
Broad Band Light Therapy
One of our most popular photofacials is administered by intense pulsed light (IPL). This novel technology allows us to treat and remove a multitude of skin discolorations, sun spots, and small blood vessels without significant down time. Intense Pulsed Light uses bright, powerful light rays to treat the superficial skin. At Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery, we invested in an advanced type of IPL system called Broadband Light. Broadband Light is the newest and most advanced light based therapy. Helping you to look your most beautiful.
You use the muscles of your face to show your emotions, from laughter to concern. But each time you smile, frown, or furrow your brows, your skin folds in the same places – around the eyes and mouth, and between the eyebrows. Over time, these folds become wrinkles and fine lines that can make you look older, sad, angry, or tired, even when your face is at rest. BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments work to prevent and decrease these lines, leaving you looking younger and more refreshed.
Your lips define your facial appearance and soft, voluptuous lips are associated with youth and sensuality. For years, women have desired to have fuller lips and they have invested a considerable amount of time and money in purchasing and applying cosmetics in order to make their lips look larger. Patients who feel their lips are too thin or are underdeveloped often turn to lip augmentation as a means to improve how their lips look. Lip injections are a nonsurgical alternative to lip implants and fat transfer. Lip injections with fillers cannot only provide a more pleasing shape; it can also help reduce the amount of fine wrinkling around the borders of your lips.
Kybella injections are a new way to treat submental fullness (aka… double chin). It isn’t a surgery, but rather a type of injectable treatment that can effectively eliminate those unwanted fat cells for a smoother, thinner under the chin look. We perform this FDA-approved treatment in our offices.
Erbium YAG Laser
Erbium YAG Laser is a very safe and effective laser treatment for removing brown spots and wrinkles. Our Sciton erbium YAG laser has safety and efficacy features on it that are not found with most other types of lasers such as CO2 laser.