West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon

At Palm Beach Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, we offer HydraFacial to resolve multiple skin conditions and reveal a radiant complexion.

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Fredric M. Barr, M.D. | Palm Beach Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery | Call (561) 833-4122

Dr. Barr
M.D., F.A.C.S

HydraFacial in West Palm Beach, Florida

Does your skin feel rough when you touch your face? Does it look dull and uneven when you look in the mirror? If you’re frustrated because you have tried every expensive moisturizing cream and serum on the market to no avail, we have a solution: HydraFacial.

A HydraFacial treatment resolves a multitude of skin conditions, including fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, enlarged pores, and hyperpigmentation. Proven safe, HydraFacial technology targets dry and oily skin, making it the ideal balancing treatment for various skin types. Its power lies in its ability to increase skin susceptibility to anti-aging hydrating serums, nutrients, and antioxidants.

Benefits of HydraFacial

HydraFacial treatments reveal a radiant complexion for all skin types, resulting in softer, clearer, and healthier-looking skin. Whether your specific skin concerns include large pores, fine lines, wrinkles, an uneven skin tone, acne prone skin, or the pale, tired-looking tone that comes with skin aging, HydraFacial reduces their appearance and gives you a radiant complexion.

Other benefits of HydraFacial include:

  • No recovery time, pain or discomfort
  • Safe for all skin types and skin tones
  • Quick, 30- minute treatment
  • Completely non-invasive and non-irritating
  • Resume normal activities right away
  • Rapid result after just one treatment
  • Treatments can be done every 4 weeks
  • Much more effective than traditional facials

How Does HydraFacial Work?

HydraFacial utilizes a patented vortex technology system that involves four essential steps: cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, and hydration. During the treatment, we use a handheld HydraFacial device to deliver these steps to remove dead skin cells and reveal a radiant skin tone. HydraFacial involves:

  1. Cleansing: The first step involves thoroughly cleansing the skin, removing any dirt, oil, and impurities to prepare the skin for the subsequent steps and ensure optimal absorption of the treatment serums.
  2. Exfoliation: Next, HydraFacial removes dead skin cells with a gentle exfoliating solution applied to the skin, revealing a smoother and more radiant complexion. This deep exfoliation improves skin texture and promotes cell turnover.
  3. Extraction: This step is unique to HydraFacial and involves the painless extraction of impurities from the pores. The device employs a suction technique to gently remove congestion, blackheads, and other debris, leaving the skin clear and unclogged.
  4. Hydration: Finally, we deeply hydrate and nourish the skin with a blend of antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid. We deliver these serums directly into the skin, providing intense moisture and promoting a healthy glow.

HydraFacial technology allows for customization based on individual skin concerns and goals. It’s a non-invasive and effective skincare treatment that offers visible skin refinement and superior results. HydraFacial works by combining advanced technology with a multi-step approach to cleanse, exfoliate, extract, and hydrate the skin, for a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance.

Am I a Good Candidate for HydraFacial?

Almost anyone desiring to transform dull or damaged skin into brighter, glowing skin with clear vitality is a good candidate for HydraFacial, including teenagers. However, if you have an active rash, skin infection, rash, or rosacea flare up, you are not a current candidate.

HydraFacial is proven safe for individuals of every skin type—even sensitive skin and extremely sensitive skin—and different skin concerns, including:

  1. Aging Skin: HydraFacial can help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots, promoting a more youthful complexion.
  2. Sun-Damaged Skin: It can improve the texture and tone of sun-damaged skin, minimizing the effects of UV exposure.
  3. Congested Skin: If you have clogged pores, blackheads, or acne-prone skin, HydraFacial’s extraction step can unclog pores, clean out the impurities, and improve skin clarity.
  4. Dry or Dehydrated Skin: The hydrating serums used during HydraFacial can provide intense moisture, benefiting those with dry or dehydrated skin.
  5. Uneven Skin Tone and Texture: HydraFacial’s exfoliation step helps improve skin texture and promote a smoother, more even complexion.

Our Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Fredric M. Barr, M.D., F.A.C.S. prioritizes patient safety. During your consultation with our patient counselor, we’ll discuss your skin health, HydraFacial treatments, and skin resurfacing procedures to determine the best treatment for your facial concerns and goals.

Will I Need More Than One HydraFacial Treatment?

Whether you need more than one HydraFacial treatment depends on the condition of your skin and your individual goals. Many patients experience noticeable improvements in their skin after just one HydraFacial treatment. However, we often recommend multiple treatments for optimal and long-lasting results. The number of sessions you need will depend on your specific skin concerns, skin condition, and desired outcome. Typically,we recommend a series of 3-6 treatments spaced several weeks apart.

HydraFacial procedures are cumulative, meaning that each session builds upon the previous one, resulting in enhanced results over time. With each session, the skin’s health and appearance continue to improve as the exfoliation, extraction, and hydration steps target different layers of the skin.

Is HydraFacial a Chemical Peel?

HydraFacial is not a chemical peel. While both treatments improve the skin’s appearance, they employ different techniques and have distinct benefits.

A chemical peel involves the application of a chemical solution to the skin, typically containing acids such as glycolic acid, salicylic acid, or lactic acid. The solution exfoliates the outermost layer of the skin, promoting cell turnover and revealing a fresher, renewed complexion. Chemical peels can vary in strength, ranging from superficial to deep, depending on the desired outcome and specific concerns.

On the other hand, HydraFacial is an innovative modality utilizing a patented technology that combines multiple steps to cleanse, exfoliate, extract, and hydrate the skin. It involves the use of a specialized handheld device that delivers each step of the treatment.

HydraFacial employs a gentle exfoliating solution to remove dead skin cells and improve skin texture, but the process is milder compared to a chemical peel. The extraction step uses a suction technique to remove impurities and congestion from the pores, providing a deep cleanse. Finally, the treatment concludes with the application of hydrating serums to nourish and moisturize the skin.

One of the advantages of HydraFacial over a chemical peel is that it provides immediate results without downtime or significant side effects. Patients can notice improvements in their skin’s texture, tone, and overall appearance immediately after the treatment.

While HydraFacial and chemical peels can benefit the skin, they target different concerns and offer varying levels of exfoliation and rejuvenation. During your consultation, our patient counselor can assess your specific needs and goals to determine which treatment option is most suitable for you.

How Much Does HydraFacial Cost?

The cost of HydraFacial depends on each patient’s skin conditions and goals. Whether you need one session or more to achieve facial rejuvenation is an individual decision, based on numerous factors. Although not covered by health insurance, at Palm Beach Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, we accept CareCredit®, cash, checks, and credit cards.

Can I Combine HydraFacial with Microdermabrasion or Chemical Peels?

Unlike microdermabrasion or chemical peels, HydraFacial provides a multi-step, non-invasive treatment that simultaneously cleanses, exfoliates, extracts, and hydrates the skin, resulting in immediate and noticeable improvements in skin texture, tone, and overall radiance. With HydraFacial, there is no downtime or significant discomfort, making it a convenient and gentle option for achieving a refreshed and rejuvenated complexion.

Combining different treatments can provide synergistic benefits and address multiple skin concerns simultaneously. However, the suitability of combining HydraFacial with other treatment options such as non ablative facial rejuvenation, microdermabrasion or a chemical peel depends on your specific concerns, skin type, skin condition, and individual tolerance. During your consultation, our patient counselor will guide you through making the best choice for you.

Contact Palm Beach Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery to Achieve Glowing Skin with HydraFacial

For more than three decades, Board-certified Dr. Fredric M. Barr, M.D., F.A.C.S. has been helping women and men at Palm Beach Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery achieve naturally beautiful results. Dr. Barr believes if you can tell a patient has had plastic surgery, it is not necessarily a good result. He combines his medical knowledge and experience with his passion for artistry to achieve a natural, refreshed look for his patients.

Now that you know the potential benefits of HydraFacial, join the ranks of patients who report a more even skin tone and healthy glow. Schedule a consultation with our patient counselor at (561) 833-4122(561) 833-4122 or complete our online form to begin your journey to facial rejuvenation.