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Treatments and Services
Treatments and Services
Blu - UThis is a revolutionary, new in-office treatment that can clear mild to moderate inflammatory acne without side effects. BLU-U directs intense blue light to the treatment area to eliminate the p. acnes bacteria that cause acne. It kills the bacteria that case the outbreaks in 4 treatments.
Body - Jet LiposuctionBody-Jet liposuction is an amazing, revolutionary new method that gently & effectively removes fat permanently to reveal the contoured body you have always wanted. This is a completely new method of liposuction & the first ever in the United States. Body-Jet uses a gentle, pulsating spray of fluid that removes fat without the extreme force used in traditional liposuction procedures. This incredible new method is called water assisted liposuction & results in minimal tissues trauma, less bruising, & excellent results.
BOTOX CosmeticThe use of Botox cosmetic is now one of the world’s most commonly performed cosmetic dermatology procedures. It is also one of the safest, most effective & easiest to administer cosmetic treatments available. BOTOX Cosmetic in Austin & the rest of the world, helps millions of people around the world eliminate unwanted lines & wrinkles. People in Austin are very animated. We live large & squint at the sun. Animation lines & wrinkles can appear from facial expression especially on foreheads, between their eyes & around the outside corners of their eyes. BOTOX Cosmetic decreases the damaging muscle movements while allowing you to be very expressive. Most of us don’t realize that we have over 100 muscles on our face, by just shutting down a few of those muscles you dramatically decrease lines & wrinkles.
Chemical PeelsGenerally speaking, chemical peels remove damaged outer layers of skin on the face to smooth the texture, reduce scarring, & remove blemishes. The final product will be a healthy, glowing, youthful & dewey complexion. There are many types of chemical peels, ranging from mild to strong – alphahydroxy acids (AHAs), tricholoroacetic acid (TCA), malic acids, combination acids, salicylic acids, phenols & others. The formula strengths are tailored to meet each patients needs. Patients in Austin & other sunny areas must be careful about post-care instruction & timing to avoid exposing the skin to the harmful effects of sun rays.
Cool Lipo Laser LiposuctionA revolutionary development in the field of body sculpting has occurred, laser liposuction. A laser is used to reduce the fat cells & is less invasive than traditional liposuction. The Austin cool lipo Laser is different than other methods of laser liposuction in that it has a dual mode. One mode is for liposuction & one for tightening. With the lipo mode, the laser liquefies the fat & the fat can be removed or just be absorbed into the body. You certainly get some tightening of the tissues but using the tightening mode after the lipo will tighten the skin even more.
FacialsEvery woman longs for that healthy, glowing look, the kind of skin that radiates w/ youth & vitality & lights up a room every time she walks into it. Our face is the first thing people notice about us & can make a big impression on the people we meet & interact w/ on a daily basis. A beautiful complexion makes us appear healthy & attractive, whereas a dull, ashen complexion can make us look tired & haggard. The look of radiant, healthy skin can be attributed to a variety of elements. Healthy, youthful-looking skin is evenly pigmented w/ a very smooth, velvety texture. This idyllic skin is plump & dewy, & pores are so small they are practically undetectable. The color of the complexion is also vibrant & bright. All of these components make for skin that is so flawless it doesn’t even need a drop of makeup. Sound too good to be true? It’s not!
Fat TransferIn America, & in a fitness-enthused city like Austin, there tends to be this pervasive fear of fat. Our culture has all but waged full open war against this formidable opponent. Constantly on a seek-and-destroy mission for this hated enemy, it’s easy to forget that well, not all fat is bad. When it comes to the face, fat is actually what creates that coveted look of youth & vitality.
Dermatology ConsultationsWe offer dermatology consultations w/ Dr. David sneed. We treat all types of skin disorders including acne, rashes, warts, cysts, & skin growths. Dr. Sneed can diagnose your skin problem & help you find a solution.
Juvederm XCJUVÉDERM XC is an injectable gel that gently reverses many signs of aging in the face, including fine lines & wrinkles, crow’s feet, thinning lips & loosening skin. This anti aging treatment can also “plump up” the lips, sculpt the cheeks, & restore a youthful oval shape to the face. It is made w/ hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in the body that works w/ collagen & elastin to give volume & support to the skin. Because it is non-animal-based & highly biocompatible, no pre-treatment testing is needed. JUVÉDERM® XC comes in three formulas optimized for the depth of the area being treated. Results last about 6-9 months & can be made to last even longer w/ a simple follow-up treatment a few weeks after the initial injection. We encourage you to fill out the form on the right to request an Austin juvederm consultation. We have two convenient locations in Austin, TX.
Endymed: 3DEEP Skin TighteningWe are proud to announce a new service at Aesthetica med spa! Discover 3DEEP in Austin, the latest advance in skin tightening & wrinkle reduction. Using radio frequency technology, 3DEEP treats wrinkles in a non-invasive way & w/ no downtime. 3DEEP stimulates new production of collagen & improves overall skin surface texture by delivering energy to the deepest layers of skin. This lunchtime procedure offers customized treatment for individual skin challenges.
Hand RejuvenationWhen it comes to aging, we all worry about our faces, but your hands can give away your age in seconds. Maintaining an excellent facial skincare regime is great & all, but the moment you put your hand up to your face, the disparity can be stark.
LPG EndermologieLPG Endermologie is the newest noninvasive treatment for cellulite. Originally from Europe & now approved by the FDA, this exciting, safe, no-pain treatment can give you dramatic improvement in your hips, thighs, & buttocks. It even works for love handles & sagging abdomens-wherever you have the dimples & cottage cheese of cellulite. Since cellulite is resistant to diet, exercise, & even liposuction, this non-surgical, painless, effective process is truly one of the best treatments for reshaping & contouring the most difficult areas of your body.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser Nail Fungus TreatmentToenail fungus is a condition that can be embarrassing & at times very painful. Podiatrists & dermatologists see more cases of fungal infected toenails than just about anything else. At Aesthetica MedSpa, we provide a new technology in toenail fungus removal, known as laser nail fungus treatment.
Laser Tattoo RemovalAt some point in our lives, just about everybody changes their look or tries out a new style to set them apart from the rest of the crowd. But at least your green hair phase or that extreme affinity for body piercings you had that one year can be reversed & the pictures can be burned. But what happens when you get a tattoo that seemed like a really great idea at the time, but a couple years down the road, well, you realize you aren’t as big of a diehard Jonas Brothers fan as you once thought you were. Hair & skin grow back… but ink, that lasts forever.
Lash & Brow TintingWe offer lash & brow tinting. These treatments can assist you in choosing a shade for eyebrows that matches your hair color or you can enhance your eyelashes. These treatments work very well on blondes or redheads that would like to have their eyelashes stand out. We offer a variety of medical grade products. We offer complementary consultations in our two AUstin locations where we can customize a skin care regimen for you w/ products and/or treatments.
Lip AugmentationWhen we think of the tell-tale signs of facial aging, we usually think of things like fine lines, wrinkles & sagging facial tissues. While crow’s feet, under-eye bags, uneven skin pigmentation & drooping jowls are all some of the first indicators that may pop into our heads, have you ever thought about the role your lips play in giving away your age? Few people do, but as we age, our lips begin to lose volume & once we reach our mid thirties, they begin to deflate much like a balloon w/ each passing year. Full, plump lips that are soft & supple are a principal indicator of youthfulness & beauty. As we age, lips begin to thin & essentially wilt, losing projection & that desired pouty look. Since the lips play a big role in visually expressing emotion, lips that are thin & deflated can have the unwanted effect of making our expressions appear hard & stern.
Medical Grade ProductsBy FDA law & regulation, there are ingredients in doctor’s office, skin care products that are not available in your local, over-the-counter (OTC) skin care products from your pharmacy or department store. Many of the products you obtain at a cosmetic dermatology office or medical spa, operated by a physician, are actually closer to medications. They may have a higher content of a particular product that you might find OTC, theoretically making it more effective. Often, these products are even lower in price than many department store products.
MicrodermabrasionMicrodermabrasion improves mild to moderate sun damage, scarring, wrinkles & other superficial skin problems. A gentle stream of tiny particles exfoliates the outer layer of skin & provides a fresh, glowing, younger appearance. The particles scrape away the surface layer of aging or damaged skin, which is then brushed off w/ the microdermabrasion vacuum tool w/ no need for anesthesia. Only a small amount of skin is removed, so sensitive areas such as the face, chest, neck, arms & hands can be treated. Results are comparable to a light chemical peel & should be immediately visible. Microdermabrasion is often performed in conjunction w/ other skin renewal procedures, such as laser treatment & chemical peels. Multiple treatments are recommended for full effect.
Obagi Blue PeelThe Blue peel is an excellent chemical peel used in combination w/ the obagi Nu-Derm restoration system for clear, smooth, healthy skin. During the peel process, the damaged surface layer of skin is removed, & soon it is replaced w/ a fresh layer that is smoother, well-toned, more even in color, & has smaller pores. The Blue Peel offers benefits over other Austin chemical peeling methods because it allows the physician to control many aspects of the process, including the depth of penetration, so treatments can be tailored to the individual patient. On average two to three peels are required to achieve full skin health.
Obagi Product UsageObagi product usage can help anyone w/ dark areas on the face in as little as two to three months. The products penetrate below the skin’s surface to correct damage in all layers of the skin. It corrects functions of the skin at the cellular level helping it to look & act younger & healthier.
Permanent Make - UpMicropigmentation, or permanent makeup, can improve a person’s appearance in a variety of ways, from eyebrow, eyelash & lip enhancement to scar & blemish camouflage. FDA-approved, allergy-tested dyes are made of mineral extracts & can be tinted to match the patient’s skin tone as closely as possible.
Photo FacialPhotoFacial™ is a non-ablative & non-invasive treatment that rejuvenates your skin using the remarkable new technology of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). IPL PhotoFacials can improve the signs of sun damage, rosacea, & brown spots on the face, hands & body. It has also been used to reduce the appearance of mild acne scars, dark circles around the eyes & fine lines around the eyes & mouth. PhotoFacials are considered the new non-invasive face lift in Austin.
Professional Make - OversWe offer Austin professional makeovers w/ glo minerals makeup. One of our aestheticians will color match your skin type & instruct you on how to apply the makeup.
RadiesseOur Austin Radiesse treatments give patients an immediate revitalized & youthful appearance by restoring facial volume & smoothing out those telltale signs of aging. When we’re first born, our skin is soft, smooth & possesses an almost silk-like texture. At this time in our lives our skin is flawless, but over time, as we are exposed to years of sun, stress & other environmental factors, our complexion begins to lose its vigorous appearance & is gradually replaced by blotchy, discolored skin that is marred by wrinkles & fine lines.
RestylaneRestylane is designed to smooth wrinkles, sculpt lips & shape facial contours. It is a clear, synthetic gel made w/ hyaluronic acid, a natural substance that is found throughout your body. It carries little risk of allergic reaction. The most common areas for treatment are the lips, the glabellar lines (between the eyebrows) & the nasolabial folds (from the root of the nose to the angle of your mouth). With its unique ability to bind w/ water, Restylane remains in your skin for many months.
Silhouette ThreadliftFor patients who desire a younger, more lifted appearance of the face, neck, & brow without undergoing a facelift or brow lift, a new minimally invasive procedure is available. FDA-approved silhouette sutures are thin, flexible sutures that are threaded underneath the skin to rejuvenate sagging foreheads, eyebrows & cheeks. When the threads are gently pulled, tiny absorbable cones & knots lift the sagging tissue into a subtly higher, more youthful position that reflects the patient’s natural facial contours. The sutures are left in place to maintain the effects, which are further enhanced & supported over time as the body produces natural collagen & elastin fibers around the threads. An Austin Silhouette Threadlift takes about an hour under local anesthesia.
Stretch MarksAustin loves the outdoors, but unsightly stretch marks can restrict your choices of clothing. Stretch marks are usually a result of a time of rapid growth, weight gain, pregnancy or even weight lifting & the increased muscle mass that accompanies that sport. At their core, stretch marks are really scar tissue where collagen has weakened, almost like frayed or worn fabric. In order to improve most stretch marks, you must first help improve the quality of the skin. There are two products on the market w/ merit. First, StriaeT by procyte Corporation has shown an overall 80% improvement in clinical observation. Also, Stri-Vectin-SD has shown excellent results for the improvement of stretch marks. Don’t expect perfection! These products only help.
Vampire FaceliftAccording to folklore (and Hollywood), vampires never age. Unfortunately for us mortals… we do. As the years pass, we start to lose collagen – a protein found naturally in our bodies that keeps our skin firm & flexible. This deterioration of collagen causes the face to begin to lose volume & sag. As time progresses, this collapse of collagen & muscles in the face can also make a person’s cheeks look flat & the eyes appear hollow. The skin may also begin to lose its youthful rosy color & instead take on a dull, gray tint. The cumulative effects of facial aging can cause an individual to look tired & worn out, even when they feel completely rested & energized.
Vein Removal & SclerotherapyAsclera, also called polidocanol, has been a favorite sclerotherapy treatment in Europe for years. This excellent vein treatment method is now approved for use in the United States & Dr. Sneed is pleased to now offer this treatment. Not only is this treatment highly effective, but it also offers significantly less injection discomfort & major improvement in reducing unwanted side effects. Call today to schedule an appointment & begin the process of removing unsightly veins forever.
VI PeelOur Austin VI peels are a skin treatment that is used to improve the look of the skin on the face, chest, hands & other areas. This procedure is a medical-grade chemical peel so it is effective in improving skin conditions such as acne, acne scarring, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, sagging skin, age/sun spots & enlarged pores. A VI Peel brightens the overall look of the skin, giving it a youthful appearance. Like some other chemical peels in Austin, the VI Peel can also aid in the removal of precancerous cells.