Specializing In Corrective And Cosmetic Treatments Of The Skin
Anita Elliot, RN
Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Anita has over 20 years of experience in aesthetic medicine, facial injections, and surgical procedures. After completing her BSN, she was part of the UCLA/VAMC surgical team- working in Pre & Post Surgery and SICU. Later she joined the trauma team at Northridge Hospital Medical Center working in all aspects of surgery including open heart, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and plastic/reconstructive procedures.
There she met a great team of plastic surgeons and began a career in reconstructive/plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine.
Anita received her training in dermal fillers in 1997 as one of the first nurse injectors in California and has continued to learn the latest techniques and products as the injection market has evolved. Along with injections, she has developed laser programs, and managed several plastic surgery centers. She also has been a nurse educator for several medical device companies; training both physicians and nurses in the latest technologies in office & surgical procedures.
After working with many talented physicians in Los Angeles/Beverly Hills and here in the Bay Area, she is very excited to be working at the office of Dr. Mark Isaacs.
Cosmetic dermatology has greatly evolved over this past decade. With the myriad of cosmetic dermatology facial treatments available to help you look your best, the choices are endless. Anita stays abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dermatology ensuring her patients the safest, most effective and longest lasting facial treatments available today. When you look in the mirror and like what you see you feel good and you exude more confidence. Cosmetic dermatology can help you achieve the results you desire.
You can look fabulous with the latest FDA approved facial treatments such as facial treatment fillers for wrinkles, lip enhancement, scars and restoring facial volume to the cheeks or back of the hands.
Botox Cosmetic and Dysport are great options for ‘expression’ wrinkles such as frown lines and lines around the eyes to ‘turkey neck,’ and more.
A variety of chemical peels are beneficial for brown spots, wrinkles, acne, and sun damaged skin. Chemical peels range from the no downtime ‘lunchtime’ peel to the Obagi blue peel for severe damage.
The latest innovative non-surgical facial treatment for wrinkles, tightening the skin, scars, severe sun damage is the Fraxel re:store laser. With only three to five days of social downtime the results are remarkable and well worth this revolutionary facial treatment.
Cosmetic Skin Care Programs
The right cosmetic skin care program can help you achieve and maintain the beautiful skin you’ve always wanted. Your skin care regime does not have to be costly, time consuming or complicated. Cosmetic skin care can help you:
- Have smoother skin
- Treat brown spots
- Repair sun damage
- Clear up and control acne
- Treat fine lines
- Improve texture
Diagnosing the problem areas and finding the right cosmetic skin care program for you is the first step. Consistency in the use of your products is key in helping you achieve your desired results.
The appropriate cosmetic skin care program for you, including sun protection, is imperative if you want youthful looking skin.
We carry a full line of top grade skin care products by Neova, Obagi® Nu-Derm and Physician’s Choice® of Arizona.
Cosmetic skin care programs are essential in preparing your skin for a chemical peel or a laser treatment. The application of tretinoin (Retin-A), alpha hydroxy acids, lightening agents and sun protection can help increase your skins’ elasticity and tone, which is essential for achieving great results prior to a chemical peel or a laser treatment.
Other Skin Care Services
Dr. Isaacs also acts as the medical director of the Diablo Regional Laser Center, which specializes in laser treatment of a variety of skin problems and tattoos.
Some of the conditions treated at Diablo:
Redness / Rosacea / Veins / Red Birthmarks
Usual treatment areas for redness are the neck, face and chest.
Including Brown Spots (commonly called “age” spots) and brown and black (Nevus of Ota). Treatment can usually remove birthmarks, brown spots, and freckles
The laser breaks down the ink pigment without affecting your skin. Our lasers can help remove professional and amateur tattoos along with foreign bodies trapped in the skin (causing discoloration).
Laser Hair Removal
Permanent hair removal from the face, back, chest, legs, or any other desired area.
Laser treatment helps to normalize this form of skin discoloration.
Laser treatment can Improve and preserve collagen fibers, keeping the skin smooth and youthful.
Treatment can eliminate the wart’s blood supply.