Annapolis Plastic Surgery offers advanced skin care services to target skin problems such as wrinkles, age spots, acne, rosacea, dry skin and more. We offer a variety of medical grade, chemical peels performed by a licensed aesthetician and skin care specialist.

The first step is a skin analysis to determine which treatments and products are best for your goals. Kim Sternad will meet with you in a one-on-one consultation to evaluate your skin and discuss your problems. Together, you will design a treatment plan to help you achieve healthier, younger looking skin.

Skin Care Services

Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is an exfoliating treatment good for anyone who has fine facial hair, sensitive skin, redness or rosacea, or visible facial veins. During the dermaplaning treatment, a blade is used to gently exfoliate the outer layer of dead skin cells and remove fine facial hair known as “peach fuzz”. Notice fresh, soft, smooth skin immediately following the treatment. Hair grows back softly and will not become coarser because of the treatment.

Dermaplaning & Lactic Acid Peel
A chemical peel done immediately after dermaplaning is a great way to ensure the peel penetrates deeper and more evenly. A lactic acid peel will hydrate and further exfoliate dry and normal skin.

Microexfoliation

Skin Resurfacing is an exfoliation technique that leaves skin more supple and vibrant. Our treatment features the DiamondTome Skin Resurfacing System, an evolution in microdermabrasion technology. This revolutionary new system removes the topmost layer of skin by gently exfoliating the skin with natural diamond chips that are at the tip of the wand, while at the same time vacuuming the exfoliated skin cells away in a controlled manner. The result is a uniform abrasion without the adverse effects of loose particles, gritty residue, burning, irritations and skin reactions.

This treatment leaves a smother texture and promotes the growth of healthy new skin cells. Skin resurfacing also stimulates the elastic tissue beneath the surface of the skin resulting in a healthier and firmer appearance. For maximum results, combine this treatment with a customized light chemical peel.

Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical, non-chemical procedure improves the tone and texture of skin. During treatment, a light abrasive is applied to the skin to gently exfoliating the upper layers and rejuvenate new skin cells that are healthier and more vibrant.

Microscopic crystals are sprayed at the face to gently exfoliate the surface of the skin. Microdermabrasion only removes the outermost layers of skin, so there is little discomfort and practically no downtime. Many patients see an improvement with a single treatment, however, best results are typically achieved when microdermabrasion is done as part of a series of treatments.

Microdermabrasion can be used to treat a wide range of skin conditions including sun damage, enlarged pores, acne, blackheads and fine wrinkles. Microdermabrasion is also an excellent follow up treatment to laser skin rejuvenation and can be used to help extend the results of any skin care treatment.

Benefits of Microdermabrasion

  • Quick treatment – usually lasts 45 minutes to an hour
  • Non-surgical, non-chemical, with little or no side effects
  • Affordable treatment – special pricing when you buy a series of peels
  • Effective for all skin types and colors

Chemical Peels

Chemical peel remove dead skin and allow new cells to come to the surface, revealing younger skin. Peels will be chosen by our Medical Esthetician based on skin type and concerns.

Illuminize Peel
Appropriate for first-time chemical peel patients or those looking for a gentle peel, the Illuminize Peel, often applied following a microdermabrasion treatment, reveals brighter and more radiant skin. Perfect for same-day events!

Vitalize Peel
Works for most skin types, the Vitalize Peel is a bit stronger and provides predictable and noticeable results with minimal downtime. This peel blends AHAs and Retinoic Acids in a unique blend.

Rejuvenize Peel
A stronger peel, the Rejuvenize Peel penetrates in the deeper layers of the epidermis, producing a lot of exfoliation. You will notice the smoothing of fine lines, discoloration and rough texture.

Jessner’s Peel
This medium depth treatment is designed to promote peeling of the sun-damaged layers of your skin. This peel consists of salicylic acid, lactic and resorcinol, an exfoliating agent. The healing time takes 5-7 days. This rejuvenating treatment is excellent at lifting pigmentation, improving the texture of your skin and minimizing fine lines. A versatile peel and a favorite for improving acne.

Obagi Blue Peel Radiance
The Blue Peel Radiance is a salicylic acid-based chemical peel. Safe for all skin types and peel of choice for darker-skinned patients and acne-prone skin.

VI Peel
Currently our most popular peel, the VI Peel is a synergistic blend of powerful and effective ingredients including Vitamin C, and provides superior, predictable results. Wonderful for sun-damaged skin and safe for almost all skin types.

Precision MD Spot & Cosmo Peel
We offer two great peels that will have you looking your best in no time.

  • Precision MD™ Dermaceutic Cosmo Peel: For rejuvenation and pigmentation
  • Precision MD™ Dermaceutic Spot Peel: For rejuvenation and significant pigmentation

Both Peels offer:

  • Short in-office treatments
  • No social downtime
  • Super simple homecare routines (kit included)
  • Dramatic results visible in as little as 30 days

Lamprobe

The Lamprobe treats common minor skin conditions on the surface of the skin. Results are instantaneous. Skin conditions effectively treated by the Lamprobe include: telangiectasia, milia, cholesterol deposits, clogged pores, cherry angiomas, spider naevi, skin tags, fibromas, pimples and acne. The Lamprobe uses radio, high-frequency technology to treat these abnormalities without penetrating the skinʼs surface.

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