If you want smoother and more refined skin, look to University Park Dermatology in Sarasota, Bradenton and Gibsonton. We are proud to provide a wide range of cosmetic skin care procedures and products—everything from laser skin tightening and photofacial therapy to Botox® Cosmetic, Juvederm, and more. Dr. Sax and his team use these products to smooth facial lines and wrinkles, and help you achieve a more youthful look.
ActiveFX is a fractional laser procedure performed in a single treatment with minimal patient downtime. During the procedure, a high-energy beam of laser light is used to smooth out lines, wrinkles and scars, remove brown spots and other irregularities, and tighten the skin.
BOTOX® Cosmetic works to relax these muscles giving your face a more natural, rested appearance. It is injected under the skin surrounding the eyes, forehead, and mouth to smooth crow’s feet, frown and worry lines on the neck. Made from a purified protein, BOTOX® injections block nerve impulses, weakening muscles to relax wrinkles and give the face a rejuvenated look.
It’s easy to sit back, relax and say goodbye to stubborn fat. After we select the area(s) to be treated, the device is positioned on your body and controlled cooling is applied. During your procedure, you may choose to read, check email, or even take a nap.
uvederm® Ultra and Ultra Plus add volume to facial tissue and restore a smoother appearance to the face. The active ingredient is hyaluronic acid, a substance that is naturally present in the body. The role of hyaluronic acid in the skin is to deliver nutrients, hydrate the skin by holding in water and to act as a cushioning agent.
Laser Hair Removal
We are proud to offer the Apogee Elite Cynosure Laser which unlike many other lasers combines two different lasers to treat patients safely and effectively of all skin tones. Dr. Sax and his team work to customize each treatment session based upon your skin type.
As you age, it’s not just about lines and wrinkles. your cheeks also lose volume and the skin may sag. That is why a more youthful profile starts with the apples of your cheeks. Juvederm Voluma XC Sarasota is the first and only FDA-approved injectable get for the cheek area.
Restylane is designed to smooth wrinkles, sculpt lips and shape facial contours. It is a clear, synthetic gel made with hyaluronic acid, a natural substance that is found throughout your body. It carries little risk of allergic reaction.
The Photorejuvenation process uses pulsed light to treat pigmented and vascular lesions, for overall improvement of skin tone.Photofacial Therapy Photofacial is a non-abrasive and non-invasive rejuvenation of your skin using the remarkable new technology of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL).
It is a biocompatible and biodegradable injectable material known as poly-L-lactic acid that naturally stimulates the body to produce its own collagen. Collagen is what you need to regain a more youthful and natural-looking appearance.
Over time, a keloid scar may hamper movement. Treatments include surgery to remove the scar, steroid injections, or silicone sheets to flatten the scar. Smaller keloids can be treated using cryotherapy (freezing therapy using liquid nitrogen). You can also prevent keloid formation by using pressure treatment or gel pads with silicone when you are injured.
KYBELLA™ is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.”
Laser Skin Care
Lasers are commonly utilized for a wide variety of cosmetic treatments and are an extremely effective way to treat unwanted hair, stretchmarks, wrinkles and varicose veins. Some people can be put off the idea of laser treatment, often assuming it’s dangerous and/or painful.
RF microneedling is a type of treatment that’s used to treat the skin in order to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles as well as to treat scarring and sagging skin. By using radio frequency energy, it’s possible to target the skin at a deep level and stimulate the production of collagen.