Get Ready for Summer Minneapolis: Free Educational Beauty Event with Dr. Barry LaBine

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Dr. Barry LaBine of Refine Dermatique announced an upcoming complimentary educational event: Get Ready for Summer. Featured services will include Skin Tightening, Chemical Peels, Laser Hair Removal, BOTOX® Cosmetic, and Facial Fillers.

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All of our treatments improve the appearance of the face and body any time of year

Dr. Barry LaBine announced today that Refine Dermatique will present an educational event at the Riverwood Inn and Conference Center in Otsego, MN. The event, scheduled for April 22, 2010 will focus on treatments to prepare face and body for the summer season.

“All of our treatments improve the appearance of the face and body any time of year,” says Dr. Barry LaBine, a board-certified dermatologist and Owner / Medical Director of Refine Dermatique. “As we head into the summer, [swimsuit, shorts and wedding season], there are very specific concerns that people really start to think about such as sagging skin, uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles and unwanted hair. We look forward to sharing treatment options for each of these during our Get Ready for Summer educational seminar. I’m particularly excited to unveil some new combinations of treatments that can achieve even greater results. By layering specific laser treatments, we can address two totally different issues, such as uneven skintone, plus wrinkles.” A board-certified dermatologist, Dr. LaBine has a deep knowledge of the anatomy of the skin and lasers. By applying this knowledge and experience, Dr. LaBine can achieve visible results for his patients that go beyond typical skincare treatments.

Refine Dermatique offers the latest combination treatments that include Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing, MicroLaserPeels, Skin Tightening, Laser Hair Removal and Photo Facial Rejuvenation. The Get Ready for Summer event will focus on these and some very specific treatments to address summertime concerns such as:

Unwanted Hair: Hair on the legs, underarms, back, neck, face and chest can be messy, timely and expensive to remove; not to mention it is a source of irritation and can make one self-conscious. Americans purchase more than half a million laser hair removal treatments per year – making it one of the most popular treatments by cosmetic physicians and medical spas. “Patients love not having to think about shaving or waxing, especially in the summer when summer fashion and activities can be hindered by irritated skin,” says Dr. LaBine.

Acne and Uneven Skin: Chemical Peels are an excellent, inexpensive method for treating a variety of summer skin issues. Chemical peels exfoliate the skin, relying on fruit acids, herbs, and antioxidants to loosen the “glue” that binds dead cells to the skin’s surface. Increasing the production of collagen, and improve the appearance of acne, rosacea, environmental damage, hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles and even acne scarring are the main goals when applying a chemical peel. “I recommend chemical peels because the results are almost instantaneous and there’s very little downtime,” says Dr. LaBine

Sagging or Loose Skin: Tighter, smoother skin on the face, chest, abdomen and neck can be achieved using a skin tightening laser called Skin Tyte. The Skin Tyte laser that Refine Dermatique uses affects the collagen deep in the skin, ultimately resulting in a tightening and smoothing of the skin, restoring it to its natural beauty.

Wrinkles and Lines: Look years younger this summer by smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles with BOTOX® Cosmetic and Facial Fillers. BOTOX Cosmetic is the ultimate wrinkle eraser for the forehead, between the eyebrows and around the eyes. Facial fillers such as Juvederm™ smooth out lines and wrinkles along the sides of the nose and the mouth. Another use for facial fillers is to plump up the lips and eliminate lip lines which can make lipstick feather and bleed.

The public is invited to enjoy refreshments, treatment giveaways, exclusive special offers, and information about Refine Dermatique’s services. The seminar will be held at the Riverwood Inn and Conference Center at 10990 95th Street NE in Otsego, MN. Seating is limited. To reserve a space at Refine Dermatique’s Education Seminar on Thursday, April 22 at 6pm, RSVP by calling 763.420.7546.

About Dr. Barry LaBine:
Dr. Barry LaBine has practiced at the region's largest healthcare system for more than a decade. He is well respected by his peers and is known for exceptional patient care.

He received a doctorate in medicine from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and completed his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, among the most respected hospitals in the nation. Dr. LaBine is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

About Paula Aman:
Paula Aman joined the Refine team as a certified Physician Assistant in September of 2009. Paula graduated with honors from Concordia College in St. Paul prior to completing her Physician Assistant training at the University of Wisconsin. After becoming board certified as a Physician Assistant, she completed her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant studies at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She has over 13 years of clinical experience and is a nationally and state certified Physician Assistant.

Prior to joining Refine Dermatique, Paula worked for 3 years with the region's largest plastic surgery group. She has significant experience and advanced training injecting BOTOX® Cosmetic, Radiesse® and Juvederm™ fillers, and sclerotherapy of spider veins. Paula is a skilled clinician and enjoys giving her patients a natural appearance with as little "downtime" as possible. She strives to listen to patient’s concerns intently and educate them thoroughly on options and outcomes

About Joanie Mahon:
Joanie Mahon joined the Refine team as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician in April of 2008. She received her Aesthetic training from Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN. She possesses a strong collegiate foundation in the physical sciences from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN and the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, MN.

Joanie believes strongly in keeping pace with the newest procedures and products. She has received advanced training in chemical peels and cosmeceuticals from MedSurge (Dallas, TX), a Certificate of Specialization from Colorescience mineral makeup, as well as advanced Sciton laser training.

Joanie's passion and desire is to help patient’s skin achieve it's ultimate beauty delivered through superior skin care products and client service.

About Anne Morrison:
Anne , a Licensed Medical Aesthetician, joined the Refine team in April of 2009. She received her Aesthetics training from Scot Lewis, Empire Schools, and advanced training from the International Dermal Institute. Anne has an extensive background in client care and uses that experience and knowledge to help patients obtain the best results possible. Anne has training in chemical peeling, microdermabrasion, waxing, tinting, and has completed advanced training from Jane Iredale skin care makeup, and Obagi medical skin care.

About Refine Dermatique:
Refine Dermatique offers state-of-the-art medical skin care in a warm, relaxing and private environment. Refine Dermatique’s unique blend of non-invasive, esthetic services for face and body include clinical facials, laser skin rejuvenation, hair removal, fractionated skin resurfacing, skin tightening, pharmaceutical-grade products such as Botox®, Restylane®, Juvederm™, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and Photodynamic therapy.

Whether you are concerned about fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, pigmentation, acne scarring or other conditions, the expert team at Refine Dermatique will design a personalized treatment plan to address your concerns. Refine Dermatique is located at 5721 La Centre Avenue, Suite #308 in Albertville, MN. To reserve your space for the Educational Seminar, or to schedule a complimentary consultation call 763.420.7546 or email info (at) refinedermatique (dot) com.


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