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Cosmetic Services

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Whether you want to look younger or feel refreshed Dr. Van Vreede offers a variety of skincare options that will surpass your goals. From treating redness, to erasing wrinkles and even pesky skin tags. Many patients find it works best to come in for a consultation to address the issues at hand. This way you can see what is possible, timing of procedures and expected results.

Licensed Medical Esthetician: Emily

Skincare Consultation 

The foundation of healthy skin is the right skincare regimen. During your skincare consultation, our skilled esthetician will assess your skin type and needs and recommend a skin care regimen based on Van Vreede’s medical grade skincare line.

Medical Facials and Skin Rejuvenation:

Signature Facial

Relax and enjoy a deep cleansing, exfoliation, mask, and facial massage treatment customized to meet your skin’s needs. This facial is designed for all skin types. The combination of our medical grade skincare line b Dr. Van Vreede is critical for achieving amazing results.

Oil and Acne Facial Treatment

A treatment that focuses primarily on extractions for blocked pores.  The extraction process releases excess buildup of oil and cleans out the dirt that clog up pores. This process reduces the look and feel of acne and helps calm inflammation of the skin. Our glytone peels combined with our acne formulated products will deliver maximum strength medication to help treat and prevent acne eruptions.

Age Defense Facial Treatment

Turn back time with our signature anti-aging facial. This treatment targets pigment related issues, uneven skin tone, and restores elasticity, radiance and firmness whilst reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Our medical grade ingredients will dramatically improve the look of your skin and most importantly, the long-term health of it too.

Ultra-Hydrating Facial

This facial is an intense hydrating facial recommended for those with winter or sun damaged skin. The hydrating facial gently exfoliates the skin, them vitamins A and C are applied to help restore the look of hydration and firmness to the skin.

Silkpeel Dermal Infusion

An advanced, soothing but effective, personalized skin treatment with no downtime. SilkPeel combines non-invasive dermabrasion and exfoliation with the infusion of dermaceuticals leaving you with fresher glowing skin. Benefits include:

  • Immediate improvement in skin hydration and texture
  • diminished acne by exfoliating pores which opens them and allows skincare products to reach deeper layers of the skin.
  • Diminished fine lines, wrinkles and sun damage

Intense Pulsed Light:

IPL uses multiple wavelengths of light to transform the appearance of sun-damaged skin. It eradicates brown and red discoloration, leaving behind an even complexion. Typically, 3 treatments are needed for optimal results. Best of all, there’s no downtime!

Microneedling (collagen induction therapy)

The latest trend of achieving that “youthful glow.” This procedure uses fine needles to puncture the skin which stimulates collagen remodeling and skin rejuvenation. Ideal for acne scars, fine wrinkles and skin tightening. May also be combined with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to further improve collagen remodeling.

Microneedling + PRP AKA the “Vampire Facial”

Regain your youthful glow with this facial. This procedure includes drawing blood from your arm, separating the platelets, and injecting them into the skin via microneedling. Drastically improves skin’s texture and tone.

Chemical Peels:

Glytone Chemical Peels:

Specifically formulated to help improve skin’s health and appearance, revealing healthy and smooth results. Glytone uses free glycolic acid which is a chemical known to exfoliate skin and smooth overall complexion. These peels are customized based on the level of sensitivity of skin.

SkinMedica Peels:

A full range of superficial peels can help your complexion appear more uniform and renewed—diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and roughness.

These peels address the visible skin imperfections that result from skin aging and sun exposure, such as fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture, also address skin tone unevenness that can be caused by acne scarring or pigmentary changes.


NovaLash Eyelash Extension:

This process thickens and lengthens natural eyelashes by individually applying single strands of synthetic lashes that are curved to mimic a real eyelash, leaving you with a natural, beautiful makeup – free look.

Novalash Eyelash Extension Fill:

Maintain those full and luscious eyelashes by getting them touched up regularly.


A method of exfoliation where a scalpel is used to gently scrape off the top layer of dead skin cells (peach fuzz) in order to reveal a smoother and brighter complexion. Dermaplaning increases absorption of skincare products and creates a smooth and flawless surface for makeup to be applied to. Dermatologists and estheticians often use dermaplaning to help prepare skin for procedures such as laser treatments and chemical peels.

Body Treatments :

Laser hair removal: Want to give up shaving for good? Our Candela GentleLASE Alexandrite laser permanently reduces unwanted pigmented hair on any area of the body in 4-5 treatments.

Glytone Professional by Enerpeel Hands: Reveal brighter, smoother skin for younger looking hands. Reduces the appearance of dark spots, fine lines, small scars and coarse wrinkles on the hands and gives immediate brightening effect. Improves skin texture and tone.

Other cosmetic options:

Botox to treat wrinkles

Fillers for improving volume loss

Treatment for redness of the face

Dark splotches on hands

Treatment of pigment

Skincare products and Latisse

Treatment of fat or fullness under the chin area