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Skin Care Options in San Francisco, CA

When it comes to the right care for your skin, you may be confused by all the choices out there. Do you nourish or repair? Do you restore or rejuvenate? It can be a maze of options, which is why board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock is available to help residents of San Francisco and the Bay Area choose the right skin care regimen for their skin type.

What Are My Skin Care Options?

You have a variety of choices for skin care. During your free consultation with Dr. Aycock, you will learn more about your specific skin type and how to treat it. Options may include laser skin resurfacing, chemical peels, or types of plastic surgery that lift and tighten the specific area.

Your skin may also benefit from microdermabrasion, an exfoliating technique that helps remove dead skin and renew the skin layer underneath. For more complex problem areas, chemical peels (also known as chemosurgery) can remove tired, sagging skin, revealing tighter, more youthful skin layers underneath.

Want something more nourishing on the surface? Dr. Aycock offers a variety of facial treatments from exfoliation to luxurious European-style facials that include specific pressure points on the face, neck, and shoulders to stimulate circulation and improve skin’s natural elasticity.

During many skin care treatments, a solution of naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acid is applied to help tone and improve skin’s moisture retention and give your face that healthy glow. More complex skin treatments include laser treatments, which are used to treat spider veins, unwanted hair, and hyperpigmentation.

Benefits of Proper Skin Care*

Good skin care is essential to overall beauty and health and can give you the following benefits:

  • Cleaner, more improved skin texture with fewer breakouts or less acne scarring.
  • Younger-looking skin that minimizes wrinkles and depressions.
  • Softer, smoother, evenly toned, totally touchable skin you’ll be proud to show off.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels have proven successful in restoring wrinkled, sun-damaged, and blemished skin and may be applied to the entire face or specific areas such as the mouth or forehead.

We offer a variety of chemical peels for the face, chest, or hands:

Jessner Peel

A Jessner Peel is excellent for exfoliation and improvement of overall appearance of the skin.

Pumpkin Enzyme Peel

The Pumpkin Enzyme Peel is beneficial for discoloration and age spots.

Vitalize Peel

Vitalize Peel helps fight the effects of time, sun damage and environmental assaults.

PCA Peel

The PCA Peel will even skin tone and provide more exfoliation for oilier, thicker, and more resilient skin types. It is effective on extremely sun-damaged and thickened skin.


We offer a number of wonderful facial treatments for a variety of skin problems:

Intraceutical® Oxygen Facials

The Intraceutical® oxygen facial skin treatment simultaneously infuses moisture, vitamins, and antioxidants into the skin via cooling, calming topical hyperbaric oxygen, resulting in age-defying results. Intraceutical® skin treatments lead to re-hydrated, plumped up skin in less than an hour. Choose between Brightening, Opulence, and Rejuvenation.

Glycolic Facial

Get to the root of the problem. This facial gives extreme exfoliation to resolve dead skin cells and rejuvenate the skin to leave a more youthful glow.

Deep Pore Acne Facial

This facial is for over-active oil glands. The deep pore acne facial focuses on deep pore cleansing and extractions and is done along with a clay masque to decongest and clear the skin.

Vitamin C Facial

This antioxidant facial promotes cell rejuvenation and protects the skin from harsh elements of the environment. It repairs, as well as hydrates, and is excellent for sun-damaged skin.

European Facial

The European facial is a luxurious, personalized facial to meet your skin care needs. Skin analysis is performed, as well as exfoliation, extractions, and the appropriate masque for your skin type. The European facial is accompanied by a pressure point massage for optimal results. Hands, neck, décolleté, and shoulders get special treatment as well.


Microdermabrasion is highly effective for the treatment of sun damaged skin, age spots, and the overall improvement of skin appearance.

Laser Treatments

Laser treatments are used for the treatment of spider veins, hyperpigmentation, hair removal, and facial rejuvenation.

Learn more about cutting-edge Sciton® Laser Treatments for a wide range of skin issues and hair removal.

Other Beauty Treatments

We also offer a number of other treatments for the completion of your look, including face and body waxing and eyebrow and eyelash tinting.

Preparing for Proper Skin Care

Before your skin care treatment at either our San Francisco or Bay Area office, you should gently cleanse your skin and not apply any kind of lotion or perfume. Depending on the procedure being performed, you may be asked to apply a specific solution to the skin (such as in the case of chemical peels) to make the removal of the top layer of skin more uniform. Full instructions will be given to you before your treatment regimen begins.

Skin Care Recovery*

Your recovery will depend on the procedure being done and your skin’s natural ability to heal. For example, getting a facial or injectable dermal filler takes a short time and you can return to your normal activities right away. More complex or involved procedures such as implants or lifts may take a week or more to recover. You will receive full recovery details plus answers to your questions during your free consultation with Dr. Aycock.

How Much Do Skin Care Options Cost?

The cost of skin care treatments in San Francisco varies depending on the type of treatment and the area being treated. Dr. Aycock provides convenient financing options, including CareCredit®; to help cover the cost of your treatment, and you may be approved in as little as an hour. Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover® are also accepted, and you’ll enjoy a FREE CONSULTATION on your first visit to our office.

Are Skin Care Treatments Right for Me?*

The most important points to keep in mind if you’re considering a skin treatment is that no two treatments are alike and no two results are the same. Your results will depend on many factors including your overall health, the area being treated, and your body’s natural response to the treatment. Dr. Aycock takes patient comfort very seriously and will take the time to completely answer your questions and address your concerns.

Why Choose Dr. Aycock?

With over 25 years of plastic surgery experience, Dr. Aycock is a board-certified surgeon who has performed a number of both structural and cosmetic surgeries over the years. As one of the most awarded and trusted surgeons in the Bay Area, you can rest assured that Dr. Aycock will personally attend to your questions, comfort, and needs from the very first visit.

What to Expect During Your Consultation

Dr. Aycock will take the time to go over your complete medical history to ensure there are no conflicts or issues that could arise during or after your treatment procedure. He will discuss your goals and anticipated outcome of your surgery, as well as answer any questions you may have. Depending on the type of procedure you plan to have done, he may examine the area being treated. Every consultation is done with the utmost professional courtesy and thorough explanation of each step to ensure that you are informed and comfortable with the process. Once you feel fully assured and satisfied with the answers, you can move forward with scheduling your treatment.

Additional Skin Rejuvenation Options

We have a wide range of skin care options available. From decreasing pigmentation and spider veins to giving your face a nourishing treatment that helps restore your natural beauty, Dr. Aycock and his staff will give your skin the care and attention you deserve. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation.

*The content of this website is intended to be general information. It is provided only as a service. It is not medical advice and not intended to be taken as medical advice. The content of this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a medical or health condition and is in no way meant to be a substitute for or delay the seeking of appropriate or professional medical care. Individual results may vary.