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Rebecca Small, M.D.
820 Bay Avenue, Suite 246
Capitola, CA 95010


Medical Skin Care

A Physician-supervised skin care program is formulated especially for you to effectively address your individual skin care needs. Our Estheticians utilize prescription-strength products and specialized treatments to effectively give you superior results. Your individualized treatment plan can help prepare you for a special event, tackle specific skin conditions or simply maintain healthy, vibrant skin.

  • Skin texture & tone
  • Fine lines & wrinkles
  • Dull appearance
  • Circulation & lymph flow
  • Breakouts
  • Comedones (blackheads)
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Blemishes
  • Pore size
  • Extreme dryness
  • Oily skin
  • Melasma
  • Uneven pigmentation
  • Rosacea
  • Sun damage
  • Acne & acne scarring

Advanced Physician-Applied Chemical Peels

Our physician-supervised chemical peel program is progressive – the strength and effects of each subsequent peel is gradually increased to properly condition your skin. Once this is achieved, advanced physician-applied peels are offered to those patients looking for enhanced results.

Microdermabrasion with SilkPeel™

silkpeelClick to enlargeGently polishes the skin using a diamond-tipped hand piece that infuses serums to address specific skin conditions.

Core Topical Products

Dr. Small and her skincare team have researched and narrowed down the top, must-have products for protecting and maintaining healthy skin:

  • Gentle facial cleanser (for your skin type)
  • Vitamin C serum (L-ascorbic acid, pH 3.5 or less)
  • Exfoliant for anti-aging (lactic or glycolic acid)
  • Sunblock (broad-spectrum, SPF 30 or higher)
  • Moisturizer

Chemical Peels

Cosmetic procedure performed to improve skin texture and smoothness. It is an exfoliation process in which a solution is applied to the skin to remove dead skin cells and stimulate the production of healthy new skin.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is customized Medical Skin Care?

Each individual’s skin care needs are different and a thorough evaluation is necessary to determine what your skin may need to achieve the results you want. Our team of doctors, nurses, and Estheticians then formulate a skin care treatment program especially for you utilizing prescription-strength products and physician-supervised treatments that can give you superior results.

What can prescription skin care products and physician-supervised treatments do for my skin?

Medical skin care can:

  • Exfoliate your skin to remove dry damaged skin cells and reveal healthy looking skin
  • Stimulate the formation of new collagen in your skin to help fine lines and wrinkles, and improve skin texture
  • Remove pigment as well as signs of sun damage and aging
  • Improve facial redness and rosacea
  • Control acne and break outs

What is an Esthetician?

Estheticians are skin care specialists who provide treatments to help maintain and improve your skin. Our clinical Estheticians work under the guidance of Dr. Small, and are specially trained to perform physician-supervised treatments using prescription strength products.

What should I expect after treatment?

This will vary based on which part of your treatment you’re receiving. Generally, there’s no discomfort associated with skin care treatments. Immediately after treatment, your skin may be a bit pink for a few hours, but most normal activities can be resumed with no problem.

Rebecca Small, MD
Monterey Bay Laser Aesthetics | 820 Bay Avenue, Suite 246 | Capitola, CA 95010 | 831.475.1077
Serving Capitola, Scotts Valley, Monterey, Carmel, Watsonville, Los Gatos, Aptos, Soquel, Felton, and the surrounding areas.