Reston Virginia Dermatology Medical Spa & Wellness Center
Scars can result from a biological process of wound repair in the skin and other tissues of the body. So, scarring is a very natural part of the healing process. Scars can form after a after a cut, scrape, burn, or sore. Usually scars do fade naturally overtime, but sometimes takes years if left untreated. These should be treated sooner than later. Assuming the wound does not become infected, physicians plan excisions to minimize the cosmetic defects produced by scars. This can be accomplished by orienting the wound in such a way so that it will not perturb other structures. so that the scar can be camouflaged by hiding in wrinkle lines or near other anatomical structures. VISIA for scars lets us know the best way to treat scars.
VISIA Skin Analysis
This digital skin analysis is an exciting technological innovation that uses a multi-spectral imaging system to identify problem areas of your complexion, allowing for a customized skin treatment program that specifically targets these areas. WellMedica provides services of VISIA Digital Skin Analysis to properly look into an area that is scarred, and treat it accordingly.
VISIA for scars helps to discover effective ways to improve your personal skin care concerns. It also saves money by allowing you to focus on the areas of most need. With VISIA, you can better understand your skin rejuvenation goals. VISIA gives a complete visual analysis of your skin and allows us to recommend customized treatments and products based on detection and overall evaluation. For acne and scars, it helps evaluation of your skin and tells you about the possible spots of acne and scars that you can work on with products and improve your skin's glow, look and feel.
The VISIA Digital Skin Analysis is the first diagnostic tool to provide clinical measurement of surface and subsurface epidermal irregularities and pigment conditions. VISIA’s photographic technology captures a clear, multi-dimensional image of select facial areas, while examining the severity of various age-related conditions such as:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Hyperpigmentation (age/dark spots)
- Enlarged pores
- Skin tone evenness (texture)
- Porphyrins (evidence of bacterial growth)
- Sun damage (UV spots)