There are two primary ways to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. The first you are probably already familiar with: sunscreen. This product can be very effective at shielding vulnerable skin; however, lotions, creams, and sprays are surprisingly easy to wash, sweat, or rub off. The second option for skin protection is less well …Read More
Afterglow Physician Directed Medical Aesthetics
2609 Westview Dr. #104
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7N 4M2
Phone: (604) 980-3993
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Category Archives: Sun Damage/Protection
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Now available to Afterglow are the MicroLaser Peel® and Resurfacing Peel to reduce fine wrinkles around the eyes and mouth, soften acne scars and tone, texture and tighten the skin. (Both peels stimulate the skin’s collagen matrix to firm it and add the resilience or tone we associate with youthful beauty.) The MicroLaser Peel ® : …Read More
With 2010 already in full swing, a lot of our "of a certain age" clients are wondering how to improve their skin this year. So here are ten tips to help your body's largest organ look and act more youthful: 1. Follow a skincare regime that is appropriate for your "stage" in life. Today's professional skincare products are …Read More
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 …Read More