• Non-Surgical Nose Job

    "My non surgical nose procedure seems too good to be true, the results are amazing! Dr. Rivkin is so good at what he does, there was no pain, no swelling, no downtime! It's hard to believe that such a simple procedure can be so life changing!"


  • Friendly Service, Reasonable Prices

    "First of all, I'd like to say thank you for the complimentary second office visit. I can tell that you take great pride in your craft and care about what your clients want. Thank you so much for your skilled craftsmanship and an eye for such fine work."

    Sincerely, MP

  • Non-Surgical Face Lift

    "Dr. Rivkin did an AMAZING job on my face! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! I really appreciate everything you've done for me and all the help you've given me!! I'm just so happy! This DEFINITELY gives me the self confidence that I was looking for for next weekend!"


  • Fraxel Laser Skin Treatments

    "I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful service you gave me when I was in southern Cal a few weeks ago. You were the only office that responded to my email, and actually I'm grateful. I love my Fraxel & will plan more treatments. Thanks again for your professionalism, your friendly atmosphere and your patient care."

    Sincerely, PG

Age Spots Skin Treatments

Age spots, sometimes called liver spots, are areas of darker skin that often look like large dark freckles. They are normally caused by long term sun damage, but occasionally can be caused by bruising that leaves behind pigment from the blood. Most age spots appear on aging hands, but they can appear on any part of the body that is exposed to the sun such as the face, neck, arms, and back.

Dr. Rivkin has three non-invasive methods for getting rid of age spots.

Fraxel Laser Treatment (Fractional Laser Resurfacing)

Rather than taking off the entire outer layer of skin, as ablative laser resurfacing does, Fraxel skin resurfacing targets and destroys microscopic areas while leaving the cells surrounding the destroyed area healthy and unharmed. This allows for quick healing and reduced pain. Several sessions are required, typically two to four treatments spaced about three to four weeks apart. This gradual process is safer and healthier for your skin.

Westside Aesthetics now has the Fraxel II (SR1500) laser – an upgraded version of the original Fraxel. The Fraxel SR1500 does not require blue dye and the treatments give better results with less downtime.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

This is a painless, non-invasive therapy, which destroys the dark spots without damaging the surrounding tissue, and involving no significant swelling or recovery time. The IPL device sends light through the skin. This light is absorbed by the darker tissue and destroys the darker pigment cells. These dead cells rise to the surface and slough off, leaving behind the lighter tissue.

IPL treatment for age spots is a gradual process. Traditional laser treatment would remove the age spots more quickly by destroying a large amount of tissue in one session, which is very painful and causes sever swelling.

Our IPL treatments are gentle and painless and therefore require several sessions. Typically age spots can be removed in three to five sessions, but each patient is unique and it is impossible to predict exactly how many sessions will be required to remove all of the dark tissue.

Cosmelan® Depigmentation Treatment

This is a chemical peel treatment using a combination of gentle, yet effective acids to sharply decrease the appearance of brown spots and melasma. The procedure is painless, but the product does need to stay on your face for several hours. Cosmelan® stands out as the best available non laser treatment of melasma and is a world wide standard of care for hyperpigmenting disorders.

You can read frequently asked questions about laser treatment here.

During your free age spot consultation, Dr. Rivkin will evaluate your unique needs and explain the procedure appropriate to you in detail. You will have the opportunity to view before and after photos, so that you will know exactly what to expect from the treatment. After your treatment Dr. Rivkin will instruct you on the best techniques to care for your skin so that your age spots do not return.

Dr. Rivkin’s patients know that they can get in touch with him at any time. He is always in the office at Westside Aesthetics, and is personally involved in every treatment.

To learn more about Dr. Rivkin’s treatments for age spots or to schedule a free consultation in the Los Angeles, area, please contact us by phone or email today.

11645 Wilshire Blvd., #800, Los Angeles, CA 90025  |  (310) 443-5273

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