SkinMedica
in Philadelphia, PA

As we age, collagen production diminishes, skin thins and elasticity decreases causing facial sagging, fine lines and wrinkles. SkinMedica® products are scientifically formulated and clinically tested to rejuvenate skin and help rekindle your skin’s youthful appearance.

Skin Medica

SkinMedica Products

1. TNS Essential Serum
The TNS Essential Serum combines the effects of many different products into one bottle. This dual pump system both recovers and corrects the skin.  TNS Essential Serum is enriched with peptides and growth factors, which promote collagen growth and strengthening resulting in smooth radiant skin. While TNS is promoting growth and eliminating harmful bodies in your skin, such as free radicals, it is simultaneously hydrating the skin with Green Tea Leaf extract, helping it retain antioxidants, and reducing overall inflammation.

2. Lytera
Lytera is part of the SkinMedica Brightening system and directly addresses hyperpigmentation.  This product is often combined with peels to generate evenly toned, firmer, and brighter skin.  Patients see noticeable results starting as early as four weeks after beginning their skin lightening regimen.

3. Latisse
Oh la Lash! Latisse is a popular prescription treatment which promotes the growth of fuller longer lashes. It promotes gradual growth of lashes over a sixteen week period.  Latisse is available for purchase in two different treatment sizes at Lohner Plastic Surgery.

4. TNS Ultimate Daily Moisturizer TNS Ultimate Daily Moisturizer is the ideal moisturizer for patients with normal or combination skin.  It provides long lasting hydration throughout the day while defending your skin against harmful UVA/UVB rays.  It can be directly applied to any area that is exposed to the sun throughout your normal daily routine.

5. Rejuvenative Toner
Rejuvenative Toner from SkinMedica refines your skin and restores your skin’s pH balance while removing excess oil and other impurities.  It is most effective for people who have normal to dry skin types.  The Rejuvenative Toner is a great addition to your normal skin routine and can be applied to both the face and neck regions.  This product contains a combination of alpha-hydroxy acids, green tea, witch hazel, and chamomillia recutita which gently exfoliates and refreshes the skin.

6. Facial Cleanser The SkinMedica Facial cleanser is the ideal cleanser for all skin types.  It not only removes impurities of the skin, but also promotes and maintains the natural hydration of the skin.  This cleanser can be applied to both the face and neck regions.  It is recommended that you use the Facial Cleanser twice daily.

7. Dermal Repair Cream

The Dermal Repair Cream introduces intense hydration while helping the skin retain this moisture.  It can be applied to both the skin and neck twice daily, after your normal cleaning and toning regimen.  The Dermal Repair cream is infused with high levels of antioxidant vitamins such as vitamin C and vitamin E.  It is the perfect product for periods of dry skin, or as a normal evening moisturizer.

8. TNS Eye Repair

The TNS Eye Repair is a luscious eye cream which increase firmness and elasticity of the skin.  It dramatically improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and dark circles around the eye.  The synergistic nature of the peptides and antioxidants in the cream helps hydrate the fragile skin around the eyes.   This eye cream should be applied twice daily.

Peels

1. Illuminize Peel
The Illuminize Peel is the gentlest of all the SkinMedica Peels and can be used on all skin types.  This peel is for patients who are trying a peel for the first time or those who want a quick healthy glow before a special event.  It requires no downtime and restores a beautiful healthy glow to the skin by removing the first layer of skin.  There is usually little or no visible peeling. The Illuminize peel may be performed as frequently as every two weeks and is recommended to be part of a peel regimen containing three to six peels.

2. Vitalize Peel The Vitalize Peel is recommended for patients with mild to moderate skin imperfections including fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentary irregularities, superficial scarring or acne.  It is recommended that patients repeat this peel every 3-4 weeks.  This peel 50% stronger than the Illuminize peel.What to expect after your Vitalize Peel or Rejuvenize Peel up to 24 Hours After your Treatment… It is not uncommon for the skin to be more tight and red than usual.  Skin may feel tacky and have a yellow to orange tint.  This is due to the retinol in the peel and will fade in a few hours.  Patients should wait until before bedtime to wash their face.  Products such as the SkinMedica Facial Cleanser are recommended to complement your Vitalize Peel.  This cleanser will gently wash off any residue or impurities that accumulate on your skin throughout the day.  It is important to use a dense moisturizer and apply sunscreen often during your peel treatment and as you continue to peel.What to expect after your Vitalize Peel or Rejuvenize Peel 24 hours after your peel and until the peeling is complete…It is completely normal for the skin to feel tight until it starts to peel.  The skin will begin to peel 48-72 hours after your skin treatment.  Peeling lasts for two to five days.

3. Rejuvenize Peel
The Rejuvenize Peel is two times the strength of the Illuminize peel.  This peel is most effective for patients with moderate to severe imperfections.  This peel may be repeated every 4-6 weeks.  Patients should follow their Nurse Practitioner’s or Medical Aesthetician’s maintenance guide for their peel complementing with other SkinMedica cleansers, moisturizers, and sunscreens to properly protect the skin.