Dermatology & Laser Center
(949) 363-1788 Orange County, CA

Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratosis (Pre-cancers)

At OC Dermatology, we use Blue Light with Levulan, a type of  photodynamic therapy (PDT) that consists of the topical application of Levulan (aminolevulinic acid) combined with BLU-U, a specialized blue light treatment. It is used to treat actinic keratoses, a scaly type of pre-cancerous skin growth that commonly occurs secondary to sun damage. The science behind photodynamic therapy (PDT) Levulan is a substance that occurs naturally in the body in small amounts. After it is applied and absorbed into the skin it is converted into a potent photosensitizer, protophorphyrin IX. Because Levulan absorbs into actinic keratoses it selectively targets them. The … Continue reading

What is CoolSculpting?

Cosmetic Networks host, Sheila Maitlen interviews Laguna Niguel Dermatologist, Dr. Lorrie Klein on Cosmetic Networks Live Web Show. Sheila Maitlen: Dr. Klein, what is Coolsculpting? Dr. Lorrie Klein: Coolsculpting is a very interesting technique that uses cold to freeze fat cells and it freezes to the right temperature so it doesn’t hurt the skin. However,  it destroys the fat cells so that they don’t come back again. And the fat is permanently gone. Sheila Maitlen: So, Dr. Klein, some patients might ask, “doctor, does Coolsculpting really work?” Dr. Lorrie Klein: You know, it really does work, Sheila. Cool sculpting has … Continue reading

Fraxel Restore- Your Questions answered

Fraxel Re:store Laser -The Gold Standard in Minimal Down-Time Skin Rejuvenation 1. What is Fraxel™ Re:store Laser Treatment (FLT) and what does it do? The Fraxel re:store laser treatment is a revolutionary way to reverse the signs of aging and treat scars. This non-surgical procedure smoothes wrinkles and scars, improves texture, tone, elasticity, color and also minimizes pore size. The result is more youthful, radiant skin with minimal down time. Any area of the body can be treated: face, chest, neck, hands! As of January 2013 we have performed over 4000 Fraxel re:store Laser Treatments. 2. How is it different … Continue reading

July Specials

OC Dermatology Summer Specials- Back by popular demand… Treatments you can do even when tan… Ultherapy Special Tighten your neck, jawline and even forehead with the most powerful non-surgical tightening treatment available.  With no down time and no problem tanning before or after your treatment, this treatment is extremely popular among our patients, especially in summer. Receive a free lip lines or under eye Ultherapy treatment with an Ultherapy full face or lower face and neck purchase ($750 value).   Treatments may be pre-purchased for future use. Micro-needling Special - Try it you’ll like it Micro-needling is the perfect non-laser treatment for rejuvenation and improvement of pigmentation without the need to … Continue reading

June Summer Specials

OC Dermatology Summer Specials- Treatments you can do even when tan… Ultherapy Special Tighten your neck, jawline and even forehead with the most powerful non-surgical tightening treatment available.  With no down time and no problem tanning before or after your treatment, this treatment is extremely popular among our patients, especially in summer. Receive a free lip lines or under eye Ultherapy treatment with an Ultherapy full face or lower face and neck purchase ($750 value).   Treatments may be pre-purchased for future use. Micro-needling Special – Try it you’ll like it Micro-needling is the perfect non-laser treatment for rejuvenation and improvement of pigmentation without the need … Continue reading

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