Category Archives: Sun Damage/Protection

Finally a Sunscreen Safe for the Eye Area

A new Standard in Eye Care is now available at Afterglow Skin Care. PROTECTS: 100% mineral SPF 50 UVA/UVB protection ENHANCES: unifies skin tone around the eyes OPTIMIZES: non-migrating base for under makeup SkinCeuticals Physical Eye UV Defense This is what leading beauty experts are saying about this new product: “Since the skin around the …

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Metvix® – A New Treatment for Actinic Keratoses

Dr. Ebrahim is pleased to offer Metvix® as an alternative to surgery for the treatment of Actinic Keratoses (AK) and certain types of Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCC).  This is a light-sensitive drug that is combined with a Red light treatment to destroy cancer cells. Metvix® comes in a cream containing methyl aminolevulinate, which is specifically absorbed into …

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Lasers: When 1+1+1 = a Perfect 10!

When you come to Afterglow, we have 3 different types of lasers that can give you smoother and more even skin.  Fractional lasers, the latest in skin resurfacing, have transformed our approach to creating smoother, more even toned skin.  By creating microscopic holes in the skin, these lasers produce results that are greater than their …

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Dermal Rolling – a new treatment for Stretch Marks

Also referred to as skin needling, Dermal Rolling is used for collagen channeling for natural collagen induction. The principal behind this therapy is simple:  when applied to the skin, under a local or topical anaesthetic, channels are created deep into the dermis of the skin. These channels cause keratinocytes and fibroblasts to produce numerous growth …

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Introducing Laser Genesis for fresher, younger skin

Laser Genesis Skin Therapy has recently arrived at Afterglow. This non-invasive treatment safely and effectively treats fine wrinkles, large pores, uneven skin texture, scars and diffuse redness in both men and women. While you will see a subtle improvement after each individual treatment, the cumulative effect of multiple treatments can be quite dramatic. There are …

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One of the more common concerns voiced by women of a certain age is the development of a delta-like pattern of wrinkles on the chest. Combined with the finer all-over wrinkling often seen on the fine skin of the décolletage, this can add significantly to the appearance of aging. The delta pattern of wrinkling, where …

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