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Skin Treatments: Before & After Galleries

Seeing really is believing! Our skin treatments have helped many men and women in the San Francisco area enhance their appearance. Whether you need an anti-aging skin procedure or treatment for a skin condition like psoriasis, rosacea, vitiligo, hives, acne or other issues, our board-certified dermatologists can treat your skin with the latest technological methods.

We offer 7 convenient locations to serve you in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Palo Alto, Placerville, Cameron Park and Roseville.
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Acne

Microdermabrasion for Acne

Facial acne can be improved by microdermabrasion.Microdermabrasion reduces black heads and acne.Microdermabrasion reduces acne flares.

Photodynamic Therapy for Acne

Before and after one session of Photodynamic Therapy.Application of Levulan. Patients sit under special Blu-U light after application of Levulan.

Acne Scars

Dermal Grafts

Before and after dermal grafts to atrophic acne scars of cheek.

Fraxel™ Laser Treatment for Acne Scars

Laser Skin Resurfacing for Acne Scars

Laser resurfacing can even improve acne scars on dark skin.Acne scars improved after one laser skin resurfacing procedure.Pox and acne scars.Laser resurfacing improves scars.Superficial broad scars are improved.Acne scars of cheeks.

Microdermabrasion for Acne Scars

Microdermabrasion improves acne scars.

Punch Grafts for Acne Scars

Punch grafts treat ice pick scars of the face.Punch grafts for ice pick acne scars.

Birthmarks (Brown)

Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser for Brown Birthmarks

YAG laser to nevus of Ota of face.Nevus of Ota of nose.After one treatment.Before and after treatment of Nevus of Ota birthmark with the Q-Switched Laser30 year old before and after treatments

Birthmarks (Red)

V Beam Pulsed Dye Laser for Red Birthmarks

Port wine stain on child's face.Pulse dye lasers improve port wine stains of the face.V Beam laser improves port wine stains (red birthmarks).V Beam laser improves port wine stains (red birthmarks).V Beam laser to port wine stain.After one treatment.
V Beam laser improves port wine stains (red birthmarks).

V Beam Laser for Red Stretch Marks

Before and after treatment.

Blue Veins

CoolGlide Laser for Blue Veins around the Eyes/Face

Taru is a 23 year old who visited us from Helsinki, Finland. Before and 4 minutes after treatment. Pinkness and remainder of veins should dissolve away in a few weeks.(She was very pleased with the results!)Taru is a 23 year old who visited us from Helsinki, Finland. Before and 4 minutes after treatment. Pinkness and remainder of veins should dissolve away in a few weeks. (She was very pleased with the results!)The laser treats veins without downtime.The laser removes blue veins instantaneously. After Photo is two minutes after treatment.Blue-B-Gone Laser used to treat blue veins. The after picture was taken two minutes after treatment.Ann Marie had these veins since she was a little girl.  She flew in from Connecticut and the 10 second procedure went very well.  The pink flushing is just a heat reaction that is normal and resolves in 15 minutes.
Rebecca is a 28 year old teacher from Michigan who enjoyed the immediate results from this treatment. The after photo was taken just seconds after the procedure.Sarah is a 27 year old from Chicago with very prominent blue veins who was thrilled with the results. After photo taken 10 minutes after procedure with some mild swelling and residual blue that will fade over time.Before and one week after blue vein treated on this African-American female.  This is a very easy treatment for all skin colors. The remaining blue cord will dissolve away in a few weeks.Before and one week after treatment under the right eye.Carlos flew in from London for the day.  This is before and seconds after treatment.  The mild amount of swelling will dissipate in a day.Nancy is a 30 year from San Francisco who was getting married in two weeks and was delighted to see that the veins that had plagued her since early childhood were instantly removed without any downtime.
Sheila is a 48 year old from Los Angeles.Lucy is a 53 year old from England who saw immediate results of blue veins erased from temple and under eyes.Tina is a 25 year old who in flew in from China. After photo was taken moments after treatment. Pink flushing should dissipate 30 minutes after her treatment.Matteo came in from Switzerland.  Before and minutes after treatment.  Minor swelling should resolve on his flight home, or soon thereafter.Shane is a 22 year old from Nova Scotia who noticed immediate results: photo before and 5 minutes after procedure.Alan is a 29 year old from Ireland. Before and 3 minutes after blue vein treatment.

Broken Capillaries & Redness

CoolGlide Laser for Broken Capillaries/Redness

CoolGlide laser treats veins without downtime.

Fraxel™ Laser Treatment for Broken Capillaries & Redness

PhotoFacial IPL for Broken Capillaries, Redness

Young patients can achieve great reductions in redness and flushing.PhotoFacial effectively treats red and brown sun damage of neck.PhotoFacial treated the redness of the neck on right side only.Veins of the nose are reduced by PhotoFacial.Sun damage resulting in redness can be dramatically improved.Facial veins and red flushing may be dramatically improved.
Spider veins of face.

V Beam for Broken Capillaries/Redness

One V Beam laser treatment to red veins of central cheek, see arrow.Before and after treatment of a spider angioma using the pulse dye laser.V Beam laser to venous lake of lip.V Beam laser usually removes facial veins in just one treatment.V Beam laser reduces the redness of rosacea.V Beam laser reduces redness of face, neck and chest.
V Beam laser dramatically reduces redness of rosacea, often in just one session.

Brown Spots

Chemical Peels for Brown Spots

Dark skin with hyperpigmentation also improves.Before and After.Before and After.One TCA peel.Normalization of the skin occurs from the peeling agent.

Fraxel™ Laser Treatment for Brown Spots

Laser Skin Resurfacing for Brown Spots

Upper lid lift and laser resurfacing gives rested look.Erbium laser resurfacing for darker skin.Mature skin with dramatic results.Young patient with fresher look.Upper eyelid lift and laser resurfacing of full face.Close up.
Upper lip resurfacing.Dramatic results in mature skin.Brown spots disappear and crow's feet tighten nicely.
Side perspective.Patient's brown spots and mole were removed by Laser Resurfacing.Male upper lid lift and laser resurfacing.Side view.Full face of male.

Microdermabrasion for Brown Spots

Sun spots of back are improved with microdermabrasion.Brown discoloration from laser treatments can be improved by microdermabrasion.

PhotoFacial IPL for Brown Spots

Men can achieve reduction of brown spots as well from PhotoFacial.Brown sun spots are also improved by PhotoFacial.Brown spots of face.Brown spots of face.

Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser for Brown Spots

Sun spots.After one treatment.Sun spots after one treatment.

Precancers & Actinic Keratoses

Laser Skin Resurfacing for Precancers/Actinic Keratoses

If precancers not treated, skin cancers can result. Excised here - After, healed.Laser removal of mole resurfacing of face.Male face.Side view.Before and After Skin Cancer Surgery by Dr. Berman

Photodynamic Therapy for Precancers/Actinic Keratoses

If precancers not treated, skin cancers can result. Excised & after, healed.Patients sit under special Blu-U light after application of Levulan.Before and After Skin Cancer Surgery by Dr. Berman

Psoriasis

Excimer Laser for Psoriasis

Psoriasis of elbows responds well.Before and After 12 Treatments.Before and After 8 Treatments.Before and After 15 Treatments.Before and After 15 Treatments.Before and After 15 Treatments.
Before and After 15 Treatments.

Traumatic Scars

Laser Skin Resurfacing for Traumatic Scars

Scar from pet iguana bite.Scars from trauma can be improved by laser resurfacing.Laser resurfacing can improve surgical scars.

Vitiligo

Excimer Laser for Vitiligo

Before and after 5 treatments!Before and after 18 treatments!Before and after 22 treatments!Before and after 12 treatments!Before and after 24 treatments!Before and after 24 treatments!
Before and after 14 treatments!This patient under went both Excimer laser and Narrow Band UVB Phototherapy to treat vitiligo under the eyes.

Tattoo Removal

Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser for Tattoo Removal

After five treatments.After two treatments.After four treatments.YAG laser often removes traumatic tattoos in just one treatment.

Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser for Permanent Makeup Tattoo Removal

This was a particularly difficult case, with white, blue, aqua, peach and black colored eyeliner tattoo that the patient wanted reduced.  She may want to consider another session of YAG laser tattoo removal.

Wrinkles & Aging Skin

Chemical Peels for Wrinkles & Aging

Close up before and after.

Fat Transfer for Wrinkles & Aging Skin

Covers veins and adds youthful fullness.Covers veins and adds youthful fullness.Covers veins and adds youthful fullness.Fat Transfer to nasolabial folds and lips. Note slight bruising on chin area immediately after procedureFat Transfer to nasolabial folds and lips. (We also treated redness of the cheeks with the PhotoFacial Intense Pulsed Light – IPL)

Fraxel™ Laser Treatment for Wrinkles & Aging Skin

Laser Skin Resurfacing for Wrinkles/Aging Skin

Deep lines show more dramatic benefit.Male face.Laser skin resurfacing of upper lip only.Crow's feet tighten nicely.Patient did not want face lift.Upper eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) and full face laser skin resurfacing.
Laser skin resurfacing of upper lip.Full face laser skin resurfacing.Full face laser skin resurfacing and laser removal of mole near nose.Male upper lid lift and laser resurfacing.Before and 11 Years After laser skin resurfacing to cheek wrinkles.  Note, this procedure has long term results!
Two months after upper lip only.Side view.Full face of male.Erbium laser resurfacing for darker skin.Lines and Syringoma tumors treated.Lines and Syringoma tumors treated.
Mature skin with dramatic results.Upper eyelid lift and laser resurfacing of full face.Close up.Male with sun damage and sleep lines.Laser resurfacing of full face.
Close up.Upper lid lift and laser resurfacing gives rested look.Tightening of upper and lower eyelids from resurfacing only.Upper lip resurfacing.Dramatic results in mature skin.Dramatic results in mature skin.
Mature skin with dramatic benefits.

Microdermabrasion for Wrinkles/Aging Skin

Crow's feet and other fine lines are diminished with microdermabrasion.

Restylane & Perlane for Wrinkles & Aging Skin

These filler agents can improve marionette lines.Marionette lines are dramatically improved.Even frown lines can be filled in.Marionette lines are dramatically improved.Frown lines can even be improved in men.Restylane to lips.
Nasolabial after treatment with two Restylane 1mL syringes.Nasolabial after treatment with three Restylane 1mL syringes.

Sculptra for Wrinkles & Aging Skin

6 months after four sessions of Sculptra.6 months after Sculptra.6 months after four sessions of Sculptra.6 months after four sessions of Sculptra.6 months after four sessions of Sculptra.Various treatment sessions of Sculptra.

Before & After Galleries for Face

Dark Circles Under the Eyes

Laser Skin Resurfacing for Dark Circles Under the Eyes

Still pink three weeks out. Rings improved.

Droopy Eyelids

Laser Eyelid Tuck (Blepharoplasty)

Upper lids with redundant tissue.Upper lid lift and laser resurfacing gives rested look.Upper lids were sitting on eye lashes.Side view with natural results.Before and eight months after eyelid procedure.
Before and eight months after eyelid procedure.

Face Lift & Neck Lift

Face Lift & Neck Lift

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Lips

Fat Transfer for Lip Enhancement

Fat Transfer to nasolabial folds and lips. Note slight bruising on chin area immediately after procedureFat Transfer to nasolabial folds and lips. (We also treated redness of the cheeks with the PhotoFacial Intense Pulsed Light – IPL)

Restylane & Perlane for Lip Enhancement

Restylane enhances lip size.Restylane enhances fullness in lips.Before and three weeks after Restylane to upper lip.

Liposuction

Facial/Neck Contouring

Neck and under chin.Neck and under chin.Neck and under chin.Neck and under chin.Only Liposuction was performed to the neck/chin area.

Wrinkles & Aging

Botox® Cosmetic

Before and 8 days after Dr. Berman’s treatment with Botox for crows feet wrinkles.Before and 8 days after Dr. Berman’s treatment with Botox for forehead wrinkles.Before and 8 days after Dr. Berman’s treatment with Botox for crows feet wrinkles.Trying to make frown in both photos.Trying to raise brows in both photos.
Patient is relaxed in both photos.  Note the hyperdynamic forehead muscles before treatment, making it appear that the patient is raising his brows.

Ultherapy®

Before & After Galleries for Hair

Hair Loss

ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplantation (FUE technique)

Strip Harvest Hair Transplantation (FUT technique)

24 year old before, and 16 months after one session of 2000 graftsBefore and 12 months after one session of 2500 graftsBefore and after one session of 2000 microfollicular units55 year old, before and 1 year after 2800 micrografts. Jim wanted a high hairline, and this gave him a very age appropriate and natural result.55 year old, before and 1 year after 2800 micrografts. Jim wanted a high hairline, and this gave him a very age appropriate and natural result.Dr. Berman transplanted 2500 grafts for this very nice 65 year old female.  After photo on right was taken just 5 months after procedure.
Diffuse thinning of hair is improved with the newest techniques.Before and after follicular unit hair transplant.Before hair transplant and nine months later. Patient will continue to have hair growth in the treated area.Before and 8 months after 2800 follicular unit grafts.  Density should improve even more over the next 4 months.Jill wanted us to bring her hair line forward a bit, especially in the bitemporal areas.  Before and after 1200 micrografts
Jill wanted us to bring her hair line forward a bit, especially in the bitemporal areas.  Before and after 1200 micrograftsDr. Berman performing Artas robotic hair transplant. Red light helps robot see tiny hairs.

Propecia

24 Months of therapy.24 Months of therapy.

Unwanted Hair

Laser Hair Removal

Before & After Galleries for Body

Liposuction

SmartLipo Laser and Tumescent Liposuction

Body Contouring

Hips, outer thighs, buttocks.Upper and lower abdomen.Upper and lower abdomen, hips.Five minutes after abdomen completed.Seven days after male breast.Liposuction to male flanks (love handles).
Hips, Waist, Inner Thighs, and KneesBody contouring of tummy area and two years after initial treatment.Hips, outer thighs, abdomen.Waist, hips.Abdomen, hips, waist, inner thighs, knees.Abdomen and flanks.
Outer thighs, inner thighs, anterior thighs, knees.Outer thighs, inner thighs, knees, buttocks.Abdomen, flanks.Upper and lower abdomen, five days after.

Breast Reduction

Before and After Liposuction of male breast.Before and After Liposuction of male breast.

Varicose & Spider Veins of the Legs

Traditional Sclerotherapy

Traditional sclerotherapy for small leg veins.

Laser Sclerotherapy

EndoVenous Laser Treatment EVLT™

Ropey varicose veins are dramatically improved or eliminated.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.
Large varicosity near knee greatly improved.Doctor Berman performing an EndoVenous Laser Treatment (EVLT™)Laser emitted through fiberoptic has closed off the top portion of this varicosity. Laser fiberoptic closes off damaged vein.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.
Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.Before and after EVLT™ for large varicose veins.

Warts

V Beam Laser for Warts

Warts can be effectively removed with lasers.

*Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.

 

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