The lowdown: If you’re anything like us, you spent your youth in the sun and SPF was an alien term. In fact, you slathered on baby oil to get that golden glow. Now in your 30s or 40s, you’ve got proof of those halcyon days in the unwelcomed form of brown spots, uneven skin tone and wrinkles. The good news? At Horwitz Dermatology, Doctor Donna Bilu Martin can reverse the damage with little downtime with the latest in laser treatment: Fraxel re:store.
“Fraxel is different from other laser treatments because it creates columns of thermal damage and spares normal skin around them. These columns stimulate a natural healing process that works from the inside out, replacing damaged tissue with younger, smoother, healthier skin,” Doctor Bilu Martin says.
Fraxel also boosts collagen growth and the treatment takes one hour of numbing and 20 minutes of zapping. After four days, old skin sloughs off to reveal a new, radiant you.
The ‘hood: Located in Aventura, Horwitz Dermatology is on N.E. 191st Street, just a hop-skip-and-jump-away from Aventura Mall
The vibe: This ain’t your mama’s doctor’s office. Horwitz Dermatology is on the up-and-up in terms of contemporary décor and chicness. Down to the crystal-embossed pink tees the staff sport, every detail is covered.
The highlights: If Fraxel (two to three treatments are recommended, prices start at $800 depending on area) isn’t up your alley, there’s always other non-surgical options for photo damage such as peels (starting at $75) and topical anitoxidant and bleaching creams. They also offer Botox and Dysport for wrinkles and Restylane, Juvéderm, Sculptra and Radiesse for fillers. “Botox is still our most requested cosmetic treatment,” Dr. Bilu Martin says.
The sweet deal: Mention this article when booking with Doctor Bilu Martin and get 10% off your first cosmetic procedure.