New Skincare Treatments at CentreFARS!

Just in time for wedding season, we have added two new skincare options to our menu of services at CentreFARS. Now is a great time to rejuvenate your look and freshen up your skin so you can smile with confidence in all those photos and selfies. With quick treatments and little to no downtime, we are sure you’ll love AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch™ Microneedling and Perk™ Skin System.

AQUAGOLD: Next-Level Microneedling for Next-Level Skin

AQUAGOLD takes the increasingly popular microneedling procedure a step further with a fully customizable system and precision treatments. This non-surgical treatment helps to boost collagen production and improve signs of aging such as dryness, large pore size, and fine lines of the face.

A glass vial containing carefully chosen active ingredients is pressed against the skin. The glass vial is topped with 20-hair thin microneedles that create tiny channels to transfer the liquid ingredients deep within the skin with minimal discomfort. Before you know it, your skin will be glowing and you won’t even need to spend any time recovering.

Performed by our very own Kristen Black, RN and board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrea Doyle, your AQUAGOLD treatment will be fully personalized based on your skin condition and unique goals. During your consultation, Kristen or Dr. Doyle will carefully analyze your skin and listen to your specific concerns to determine the best approach and active ingredients for your treatment.

Perk: Professional Skin Treatments from Your Home

Everyone’s skin dulls and loses its glow over time from aging and the environment. With the Perk Skin System, you can enjoy the benefits of a professional in-office treatment with the comfort and convenience of a take-home system. With various treatment options, Perk offers facial, lip, and eye treatments.

Perk is a two-step process that begins with a personalized in-office consultation with Anne Corey, our Rhode Island Medical Aesthetician and Skin Care Specialist. She will listen to your concerns and analyze your skin to create a Perk system designed for you. You will then undergo an in-office exfoliating treatment that will brush away the dull and dead skin cells from the surface while Perk’s Roller-Flex technology delivers a custom blend of essential nutrients and antioxidants.

Then comes the fun part. Anne will provide you with this same Perk vial to take home and apply to your skin twice-a-day for the next month. All on your own time and whenever your skin feels like it could use a small boost.

Get ready to show off your best-looking skin without any downtime! Call CentreFARS at 401.336.3770 to schedule a private consultation at our Providence, RI practice or fill out our contact form to request a consultation online. We look forward to helping you achieve your best skin!

As a respected plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist, Dr. Doyle sees many women who are in the midst of or just finishing their treatment for breast cancer. Just as breast reconstruction is an important step in helping women regain their sense of femininity, so is helping them restore a healthy complexion.

Continue reading “Healthy Skin After Cancer” »

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The holidays are upon us! As we enjoy the season with family and friends, we tend to feed our souls and stomachs—but our skin also deserves a holiday treat. A multi-step, technologically-advanced facial treatment, HydraFacial MD’s detoxifying, rejuvenating, and protective qualities pack a nutrient rich feast for your complexion in a single session. With a bounty of skin-healthy ingredients, HydraFacial MD is the perfect recipe for glowing skin this holiday season.

Continue reading “HydraFacial MD®: The Perfect Holiday Treat for Your Complexion” »

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It can be a challenge to keep your skin and hair looking and feeling young, healthy, and beautiful. UV exposure, air pollution, and the changing weather here in Rhode Island can make your skin appear rough and can be damaging to your hair. Along with these external irritants, our body naturally breaks down skin-healthy elements like collagen and elastin—all together, encouraging premature aging.

Continue reading “November is Vitamin Month at CentreFARS” »

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Here at the MedSpa of Rhode Island we offer both Fractional Non-Ablative and Ablative treatments.

Non-Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing safely delivers heat into the skin. The laser itself does this by creating thousands of invisible tiny columns into the skin. These columns work beyond the surface of the skin. They are delivered deeper where they can gradually stimulate collagen. On average, most patients need 4 treatments and will see full improvement at 6-8 months. Fine lines and wrinkles will begin to lessen and appear softer. Pore size and acne scarring are also improved. This treatment is not instant gratification but long term it is a very safe and effective way to improve the appearance of your skin.

Non-Ablative treatments require no actual downtime. Most patients look and feel sunburned for a few days after the treatment. Mineral make-up, such as Colorescience, can be applied.

Call our office for a complimentary consultation with Anne, our medical aesthetician to discuss if this treatment is right for you!

As many of our patients already know, we offer cosmetic surgery procedures, injectable treatments, laser skin resurfacing, medical facials and a wide range of skin care products. We offer such a wide variety of treatments/procedures at our office because many times “Combination Therapy” will help you to achieve the best results of what you’re looking for.

Facial cosmetic surgery can be enhanced with facial fillers and injectables. Facial laser treatments are always more effective when combined with top-grade at-home skin care products.

The foundation of everything we do here at the MedSpa of Rhode Island beings with the quality of your skin.

Many patients do not realize what an amazing difference quality skin care products make until they have been using them for 3-6 months. The next thing they know they are looking at a picture of themselves and become pleasantly surprised!

Our products are not just “feel good/smell good” that sit on the surface of the skin, rather, they are hand-picked because they deliver results. They nourish your skin cells and gradually make positive changes.

Dr. Doyle and Anne, our aesthetician, can customize a surgical or non-surgical treatment plan for your specific needs.

Please feel free to call the office at 401.336.3770 and set up your consultations!!

It’s that time of year again…..

The air is cold and dry and for many people that causes dry, tight, flaky skin. It is important to tackle this issue externally as well as internally.

Staying hydrated on the inside is essential. Drinking homemade bone broth is both tasty and nourishing. This beverage is loaded with minerals, protein, and gelatin. Gelatin helps to calm inflammation internally. Keeping inflammation at a minimum benefits every cell in your body. Glowing, hydrated skin is just one of the many benefits to drinking this super food regularly. Another simple way to stay hydrated is to drink warm water with lemon. This beverage also has a very long list of benefits including helping to flush out toxins, improve digestion and it is a great source of Vitamin C.

Be sure to incorporate plenty of “good fats” into your diet, such as avocado, walnuts, and wild salmon. You can also drizzle olive oil on your food. Yummm!!!

These delicious foods will help support your entire system as well as keep your skin hydrated.

One last tip: sleep with a humidifier in your room as needed!

Stay tuned for Part II!

Anne Corey
Medical Aesthetician

IPL Treatments

Winter is the perfect time of year to have Intense Pulse Light treatments (IPL). This treatment dramatically improves broken blood vessels, rosacea, and sun damage/hyper-pigmentation caused by the sun’s damaging rays.

The IPL is not a laser, it is actually a light based treatment that can be safely used on skin types without a tan.

The face, chest, arms, and hands are very common areas with sun damage that would respond well to IPL treatments. Most patients need 2-4 sessions scheduled at four-week intervals for best results.

You can expect to feel a very mild sunburn-like sensation for 24 hours or less. Sun spots typically look darker for about 1 week then flake off on their own. The final result is a more even skin tone. Most patients feel they need much less cover up/foundation after having this treatment.

Call our office today for a consultation with Anne, our medical aesthetician. She can evaluate your skin and help get you glowing in no time!

As we approach the final days of summer and begin getting back into our routines we must remember to take time to care for our skin. We have several products available to repair sun damaged skin and many treatments, also.

Let us help you address some of your main concerns which could be: clogged pores, fine lines, large pores, dull skin, and uneven skin tone & texture.

Many new and exciting things are happening at our office this Fall!

Call the office to find out more and schedule and appointment with our aesthetician Anne!

We would like to take a moment to introduce to you our new Growth Factor!!

Biopelle Tensage

It’s a fact. Your skin thins with age and sun damage. This makes it more prone to fine lines and wrinkles. Also, when you undergo certain dermatologic procedures such as chemical peels, laser therapy or microdermabrasion, your skin undergoes more damage as part of the process.

Hundreds of millions of years ago, during a period when our planet was bombarded by extreme radiation, a little snail evolved a method to protect itself, a secretion of growth factors and glycoproteins that covered its skin. This special fluid was absorbed and healed the damage from the sun’s rays, almost instantaneously!

After years of research, European scientists have discovered a unique way to harness this growth factor to help damaged human skin: Tensage® SCA Technology (which stands for Secretion of Cryptomphalus Aspersa, a type of snail).

Tensage SCA Technology is available in a variety of strengths. Each of the Tensage® products has a Biorepair Index Number, which indicates the strength and percentage of SCA in the product. Your skin care specialist will help you determine which products are appropriate for the level of repair and rejuvenation you desire.

Benefits of Tensage:

  • firmer looking skin with renewed rejuvenation
  • smoothes the appearance of fine lines
  • softens the appearance of coarse wrinkles
  • helps skin damaged by photoaging
  • faster recovery of skin appearance following dermal procedures
  • increased hydration for softer skin