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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Michael M.
    M Christine Lee, M.D.
    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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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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The appearance of your skin has a direct effect on your confidence. If the signs of age and sun damage have begun to concern you, there are many good reasons to consider your options for skin rejuvenation. Dermatology laser treatments help men and women of all ages address cosmetic concerns, and patients who visit Walnut Creek dermatologist, Dr. Christine Lee, benefit from her expansive knowledge of innovative therapies.

Ablative or non-ablative?

There are two popular methods of rejuvenating the skin with laser therapy: ablative and non-ablative. Which you choose comes down to personal preference as well as the concerns that you wish to address.
  • Non-ablative skin resurfacing. This method of treatment is the gentler of the two, and is appealing to patients who are interested in non-wounding, no-downtime procedures. Non-ablative treatments involve heating the subcutaneous tissues beneath the skin's surface with precise wavelengths of energy. When heat is absorbed by tissues and cells, activity such as collagen synthesis increases. Due to the minimalist nature of non-ablative lasers, multiple treatments are necessary to achieve dramatic results. Each session targets collagen remodeling, which progressively improves the tone, texture, and tautness of the skin.
  • Ablative skin resurfacing. Ablative laser devices actually create a type of wound on superficial tissue by vaporizing the uppermost layer of skin. Topical numbing medication is used to ensure a comfortable process, but it is necessary to take some time off after this treatment. Over about a week's time, swelling, redness, and peeling will occur as old cells are replaced. Because ablative resurfacing targets superficial cells, this treatment minimizes discoloration such as sun spots. It may also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Because skin ages as a result of environmental and intrinsic factors, rejuvenating treatments may be scheduled a few times a year, or more frequently depending on the aggressiveness of the laser device. Periodic treatments complement your normal skin care routine, enabling you to enjoy lasting youthfulness.

If your skin is not up to your expectations, it's time to seek a rejuvenating treatment designed around your needs. Call The Skin and Laser Treatment Center to discuss your options for skin rejuvenation with Dr. Lee.
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