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Faye's Story: Professional Skin Care Success

Many women and men unsuccessfully try to reduce signs of aging and sun damage on their own using the latest over-the-counter products. After years of trying the latest serums, creams, and lotions with little improvement, Faye visited the skin care professionals at Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa in Des Moines, Iowa. In their care, her skin quickly regained its youthful radiance and texture. Faye shares her story below.

To explore the products and services available from our doctors and skin care professionals, please request a consultation or call our office at (515) 277-5555.

Too Much Love of the Sun

I started at Koch by recommendation of my dermatology team. Too much love of the sun in my youth had left those aging sun spots on my skin. I had had a couple of photo facials, and the results initially were good, but I had hoped for a more noticeable improvement. So I was referred to Koch for a stronger, more results-guaranteed treatment.

I was at first a little hesitant to go to a facility with the term 'plastic surgery' in the title. I was not interested in anything invasive ... just wanted to get rid of those ugly sun spots! That was over 3years ago, and I am so happy to have given Koch a try. Not only did I get results for the age spots, but I also have learned so much more about the care of my skin.

Former 'Product Junkie'

Like too many of us, I considered myself to be a "product junkie." I loved trying the newest creams, serums, oils, and so on. Many products made their way into my collection. I used high-end, pricy products, as well as discount store products — and rarely finished any of the products or saw significant results. Then I started with the SkinMedica® line offered through Koch. I do feel that my skin has improved in texture, tone, and elasticity.

It Pays to Be a VIP

Through Koch's monthly VIP facial program, I became more knowledgeable of the treatments and products geared specifically to my skin care needs. I love the Koch team of professionals, and I continue to learn more about my overall skin health and ways I can manage the aging process.

I have tried several of the treatment options available that assist in the management of the aging process and correct pigmentation from the sun, including: microdermabrasion, Dermapen™, HydraFacial MD®, facials and peels, BBL, and Sciton® Halo treatments. I have been pleased with my results from all of these treatments. The benefits are very noticeable, some almost instantly.

I still love the sun. I always will! Knowing how to better care for my skin, while still enjoying trips to the beach, has made a difference for me. The professionals at Koch are outstanding in their knowledge and understanding of how to put together a skin care plan for any individual.


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