M. Christine Lee, M.D.
The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute
370 N. Wiget Lane, Suite 125, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 | Get Directions
(925) 500-1180

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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Michael M.
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    Right Quote Definitely no one better in the bay area. I have been so impressed with her bedside manner and most of all with her results. If you want results then you should make an appointment right away. Right Quote
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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By M.B.
    Right Quote Words can not describe how grateful I am to Dr. Lee for saving my face and honestly I would say my life. She's an absolute master and genius at what she does. I wouldn't even be able to show my face in public now if it weren't for her. I had the worst scars on my face that were so bad they scared other people. These scars were caused by a doctor who burned my face with a laser. I would have been happy just looking a little better but Dr. Lee was able to make my face look almost normal again. I can cover most of what's left with make-up now and most people can't tell what had happened to me. I still have internal scars from what that other doctor did but at least the outside scars are pretty much gone. I wish I had never had to go thru all this but I'm just grateful that there was someone like Dr. Lee who could help me get my face back. Right Quote
    ~ M.B.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Sue R.
    Right Quote Absolutely the best results. I wish I had gone to her first instead of wasting my money with no-nothing nurses are doctors who talk a good game but are merely dabblers. I got the results I needed and now look 15 years younger. She is a miracle worker! Right Quote
    ~ Sue R.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Tiffany Z.
    Right Quote She's the best doctor!

    Dr. Lee treated my moles and also the moles on my 2 young girls with laser. They were very scared but Dr. Lee did a great job getting them to trust her. She was very patient and kind. AFter the first time, my daughters thought it was no big deal and were no longer scared. She did a great job removing the moles and we're all so happy! I wouldn't trust anyone else to treat me or my family. She's the best! Right Quote
    ~ Tiffany Z.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By D.G.
    Right Quote The only doctor who helped my rosacea

    I have really bad rosacea and sensitive skin and haven't been able to find any doctor who can help me...that is, until I found Dr. M. Christine Lee. I've seen several other very well-known derms and spent tons of money trying to get my rosacea under control. I've had fotofacials, IPL, VBeam, you name it, I've had it. Nothing has really made a difference. I almost gave up until I found out about Dr. Lee from the online rosacea support group. I heard great things about a laser procedure she developed. I started seeing her over a year ago and have gone thru several treatments and I am THRILLED!!!! I feel like a normal person for the first time in my life. No more redness and burning. Her treatment has been a miracle for me. All I can say is THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Right Quote
    ~ D.G.
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About Dr. Lee
Dr.Christine Lee
Min-Wei Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H. is Board-certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and further sub-specialized by completing a distinguished fellowship in Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery/Skin Cancer/Facial Plastic Reconstruction, and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery from University of California, San Francisco.

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Botox vs. dermal fillers

Today's advances in cosmetic dermatology offer many wonderful options – surgery, lasers, peels, fillers, and toxins – to keep you looking your best. Don't let the variety of choices overwhelm you. The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute will help you develop a plan.

Maybe you don't need a lot of work or an invasive procedure with downtime; you just want a quick, convenient way to freshen your look and boost your confidence. You can get dermal fillers and Botox in Walnut Creek. There are advantages to either choice, so know the facts.

Dermal fillers

These go by brand names (Juvederm, Restylane, Scultra, Artefill, and many others), and differ in formulation and specialty. But they serve a similar purpose – to reduce signs of aging by adding fullness to the lips and face, and filling lines and static wrinkles. (Static wrinkles develop naturally over time, as your skin loses elasticity.)

Some fillers are synthetic and others are based on naturally-derived compounds. Most are eventually absorbed by the body, so results are temporary, lasting several months to a year or two. With proper application, dermal fillers are very safe.


Botox Cosmetic is the brand name for a naturally-occurring protein. It is injected just under the skin to reverse dynamic wrinkles – creases in your skin which develop from contraction of facial muscles. Botox is particularly effective for frown lines, creases between your eyebrows, and crow's feet. It works by blocking nerve impulses that cause muscles to contract. In essence, it relaxes muscles allowing the skin to smooth out. Botox, Walnut Creek style, is convenient with little discomfort. Results last up to four to six months.

Combination treatment

After an initial consultation with Dr. Lee, we may determine that you'll get the results you want from a one-two-punch – treatment with a dermal filler and Botox. By filling moderate to deep creases, plumping your lips a bit, and smoothing the skin on your forehead and at the corners of your eyes, you'll see a refined, lovely change.

Call The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute today to begin your journey back to youth!

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