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Laser and Light Treatment in Fairfax, VA

Zinnia Aesthetics & Anti-Aging Med Spa is Open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, Walk-Ins Welcome, and Saturday-Sunday 9am-9pm by Appointment Only. Call Us For More Information (571) 200-2254.

Zinnia aesthetics offers a wide range of effective laser treatments and light treatment including laser hair removal, laser for pigmented lesions, for spider veins, facial rejuvenation, for acne, for toe fungus infections, and light treatment using Intense Pulse Light (IPL).

The Quanta Aesthetic laser utilized in our clinic is one of the finest laser systems hand made in Italy. Quanta lasers have been used in many medical realms as well as in non-medical realms including use by the International Space Agencies for atmospheric research and also to improve quality of many valuable works of art at the Vatican.

Quanta Laser Hair Removal

Our laser hair removal system permanently eliminates over 92% of unwanted hair any where on the body
It can be used to eliminate unwanted hair in both men and women
Our hair removal system is color blind,can be used by people of all types of skin color
It is minimally painful
Does not take too long to do per session

Suggested Treatment Protocol

Duration and number of treatment sessions will depend on :
Area treated
Color of hair
Type of hair (fine vs coarse)
Hair growth density

In general six treatments are suggested 4 to 10 weeks apart depending on the area treated :

– 4 to 6 weeks apart for facial hair
– 7 weeks apart for under arm and bikini area
– 8 to10 weeks for the rest of the body

The reasoning behind the various differences in when to treat different areas is mainly to catch the hair cycle in the anagen or growth phase which is the best stage to permanently eliminate hair which varies from area to area.

Once the hair is removed it is removed it is permanent

For more information or to schedule a free consultation please call our clinic at (571) 200-2254.

Quanta laser for Pigmented Lesions

Pigmented lesions appear on the skin
as patches that appear dark and are usually due to accumulation of melanin near the surface of the skin.
Melanin is a pigment that is produced by skin cells called melanocytes
Most pigmented lesions are related to sun exposure and can vary from small lesions such as freckles that can be treated wit one laser session to more complex lesions that will need 4 to 6 sessions

Most pigmented skin lesion laser treatments are restricted to treating Fitzpatrick skin color 1-3
FP 1-3 individuals of European ancestry
FP 4 individuals of Asian, Middle Eastern ancestry, Latin ancestry
FP 5-6 individuals of African ancestry

Suggested Treatment Protocol

  • For isolated benign pigmented lesions 1 to 3 treatments 3 weeks apart
  • For more complex benign pigmented lesions 4 to 6 treatments 3 weeks apart
  • For suspicious looking pigmented lesions referral to a dermatologist

Individuals who seek treatment for pigmented skin lesions should avoid the sun, tanning beds , tanning creams at least 4 weeks before during and four weeks after treatment
A broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) SPF 30 or higher sunscreen should always be used when exposed to sunlight.

For more information or to schedule a free consultation please call our clinic at (571) 200-2254.

Quanta Laser for Spider Veins

Spider veins are tiny veins that are enlarged and appear close to the surface of the skin surface. They are seen more often in women although it affects men. They mostly appear on the legs and on the face.

Our Quanta laser can easily and quickly treat both men and women and all skin colors without any side effects.

Some of the reasons why people develop spider veins

  • Prolonged standing
  • Heredity
  • Hormonal changes
  • Pregnancy

Suggested Treatment protocol

2 to 6 treatments spaced 4 to 6 weeks apart is suggested.

Spider veins are mostly a cosmetic concern and are not related to any medical condition.
Pre and post treatment sunlight must be avoided.
Except for some erythema and superficial linear scratch like changes that appear in a day or two, no other complications are associated with the treatment.

For more information or to schedule a free consultation please call our clinic at (571) 200-2254.

Quanta Laser for Facial Rejuvenation

As we age and with life long exposure to sunlight we develop fine lines and wrinkles as well as pigmented lesions and loss of volume due to fat loss and migration southwards of our fat pads due to gravity, we also experience loss of collagen and elastin all of which make as look old and tired.

With advance of technology and the development of laser technology we can reverse the effects of father time .
One such laser technology is our Quanta laser
that uses a 1064 short wave laser beams to skin causing reversal of the aging process.

The procedure is:

  • Very effective
  • Very safe
  • No downtime
  • in and out within less than one hour
  • Good for all skin colors

Suggested Treatment Protocol

2 to 6 sessions 3 to 4 weeks apart

Improvement in fine lines and wrinkles noticeable as soon as the second treatment

For more information or to schedule a free consultation please call our clinic at (571) 200-2254.

Quanta LaserTreatment for Acne

Acne is a inflammatory skin condition that is caused by a bacteria called Propionibacterium acne (P acne) which resides in clogged hair follicles/pores of the skin due to oily skin conditions and dead skin.
The bacteria causes inflammation which leads to papule and pustules and eventually leads to post inflammatory hyper pigmentation(PIH) and scarring once the lesion heals

Although the main stay of treatment is still antibiotics, exfoliants, retinol , benzoyl peroxide and other topical treatments the use of lasers to treat the inflammatory condition as well as the complications (PIH) and scarring is growing

Our Quanta lasers can

  • Reduce the inflammatory condition (lasers are thought to have anti-inflammatory properties
  • Kill the P Acne bacteria. The laser beam excites porphyrin which is a substance produces by the bacteria, which in turn damages the cell wall of the bacteria which kills it
  • Reduce sebum production

Suggested Treatment Protocol

3 treatments at least 1 months apart
More treatments may be needed depending on severity of the acne

For more information or to schedule a free consultation please call our clinic at (571) 200-2254.

Quanta Laser for Toe Fungal Treatment

Fungal treatment of the toes are very difficult to treat and involve using medications for a prolonged period that can cause liver damage and require close monitoring

Toe Fungus is caused by trychophyton rubrum, a resistant fungus.

The way Quanta Leasers work is by the delivery of short bursts of high energy focused laser beams that heat up the targeted tissue without affecting surrounding tissue, leading to the demise of the fungus.

Advantage of the treatment is that

  • It is effective
  • a couple of sessions usually suffice
  • Avoids the complications associated with the use of anti-fungal medications

Suggested Treatment Protocol

Although 1 treatment can be enough to kill the fungus we advice at least 3 treatments spaced a few weeks apart.

For more information or to schedule a free consultation please call our clinic at (571) 200-2254.

Quanta Intense Pulse Light Treatment (IPL Treatment)

IPL treatment is a light based treatment and is not a laser. The difference being IPL uses bright light in front of which a filter is put that filters out most wavelengths except those that are taken up by pigments and blood vessels. the beam of light damages the pigments in this case melanin and or blood vessels that are eventually removed by the body.

Advantage of IPL

  • Removes pigmented lesions( age spots)
  • Removes Telangieciasias (widened tiny blood vessels)
  • Rejuvenates the skin
  • Can be used for removing hair in lighter skin individuals (FP 1 to 3). Cannot be used in (FP 4-6), although it can sometimes be used very cautiously in light skinned FP4”s

Suggested Treatment Protocol for Pigmented lesions and Telangiectasia’s

4 to 6 sessions 1 month apart.

For more information or to schedule a free consultation please call our clinic at (571) 200-2254.

9862 Main Street Suite A,
Fairfax, VA 22031