How to Prevent Brown Spots on the Skin

If you’ve ever basked in the sun without sunscreen in your youth or suffer from skin conditions such as melasma, you might find yourself dealing with brown spots—often called age spots or liver spots—on your face, neck, chest, arms, and hands. While these spots are generally harmless, they can be an eyesore and impact your self-esteem. Many individuals try to mask these spots with makeup, only to find it either looks unnatural or doesn’t provide adequate coverage. So, how can you prevent these brown spots from appearing as you age? In this post, we’ll explore some essential tips for brown spot prevention and discuss a few treatment options if you already have them. Read More

Treatments to Diminish Acne Scars

Acne is a common skin concern that affects millions of people worldwide. While active acne can be distressing, the scars left behind can be even more challenging to deal with. These scars serve as a constant reminder of past breakouts and can affect one’s self-esteem and confidence. Fortunately, advancements in cosmetic medicine have introduced a range of treatments that can effectively diminish the appearance of acne scars. At Ultimate Image Cosmetic Medical Center, with locations in Clearwater and Tampa, Florida, we offer a suite of treatments tailored to address these concerns. Let’s explore some of the top treatments to diminish acne scars. Read More

Reverse Sun Damage With Fraxel Laser Treatments

A healthy, glowing complexion is the hallmark of youthful skin. Yet, even with the best sunscreens and skincare routines, the effects of sun exposure over time can lead to signs of aging, such as wrinkles, fine lines, and uneven pigmentation. If you’re troubled by the lingering signs of sun damage on your skin, it’s time to discover the rejuvenating power of Fraxel laser treatments at Ultimate Image Cosmetic Medical Center, with convenient locations in both Tampa and Clearwater. Read More

Fraxel® vs IPL for Sun Damage

Sun damage is a common skin concern for many people, especially for those who have spent a lot of time in the sun or have a personal or family history of skin cancer. Luckily, there are several treatments that can help improve the appearance of sun-damaged skin, including Fraxel and IPL (Intense Pulsed Light). While both treatments can be effective, we believe Fraxel is the better choice for several reasons. Read More

6 Things to Know About Fraxel® Laser Treatment

If you’re considering a skin resurfacing procedure for your skin issues, you have quite a few to choose from. From microdermabrasion to cosmetic surgery, there’s a whole range of options that offer varying results, many of which we offer right here at Ultimate Image Cosmetic Medical Center in Clearwater and Tampa. However, few services offer the effectiveness, safety, and versatility of the Fraxel skin resurfacing laser. Here, we’ll go over the top 6 reasons why our clients love Fraxel laser treatments: Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Fraxel®

We love aesthetic treatments that work on more than just one skin condition, so it should come as no surprise that Fraxel is one of our all-time faves here at Ultimate Image in Tampa and Clearwater. In this post, we’ll do a deep dive into Fraxel, giving you all the info you’ll need to know before scheduling a consultation for this innovative skin procedure.

What is Fraxel®?

Fraxel is a collection of therapeutic lasers using different wavelengths to achieve laser resurfacing of the skin. Each laser and wavelength targets a different skin issue or condition.  Read More

Choosing the Right Non-Surgical Treatment for You

Let’s face it…surgery can be scary. Being put the sleep under heavy anesthetics while a surgeon slices away at your face is no one’s idea of a good time. That’s why so many people are making the move to non-surgical beauty treatments instead of riskier surgical options.

If you’re considering non-surgical cosmetic treatments for your skin or body concerns, use our guide to help you choose the treatments that are best for you:  Read More

Skin Care After Fraxel Treatment

Now that you’ve had a Fraxel treatment, you’re probably eagerly awaiting the appearance of your fresh, healthy, glowing skin. But hold on just a minute! You’ve still got a little work to do before you reach maximum results. Follow our post-Fraxel skin care guide to help your skin heal properly so your absolute best face can emerge! Read More

Can Fraxel® Improve Age Spots?

Age spots are little, flat, dark spots on the skin. They tend to appear on parts of the body that are exposed to the sun, such as the face, arms, hands, and shoulders. People over age 50 commonly get age spots, but younger people can get them too with enough sun exposure. Age spots are also called liver spots and sunspots.

Some people mistake age spots for cancer. However, actual age spots do not require treatment for medical reasons. Many people do have them lightened for cosmetic reasons since age spots can be a source of embarrassment for many. While they cannot be completely eliminated, they can be greatly improved with Fraxel® laser therapy. Read More