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Orange County Dermatologist Garners Outstanding Results With New Thermage CPT(R)

Friday, November 6, 2009 General News J E 4
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FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 5 -- Renee Cobos, MD, a board certified dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology at the University of California, Irvine, announced today that her patients are experiencing tremendous results with Thermage CPT®. The updated system, which is approved for skin tightening and contouring, features a new vibrating hand piece that increases procedure efficacy and improves patient comfort.

"Thermage has always been popular with my patients because it's non-invasive and has very little post-procedure down time," said Dr. Cobos, founder and medical director of Premiere Dermatology and Laser Center in Fullerton, Calif., and the only physician in Orange County currently offering the Thermage CPT treatment. "Now that it delivers more energy with greater comfort, patients are seeing better results and are even more satisfied with the overall experience."

Thermage CPT offers the same state-of-the-art radiofrequency technology as the original procedure, but the redesigned facial treatment tips uniformly heat a greater amount of tissue to the target temperature. This means more tightening can be achieved in a quicker time. Thermage has been shown to tighten, contour, and rejuvenate the skin in a single treatment. Immediate results are visible and continue to improve for up to six months.

"In addition to impressive results for the treatment of wrinkles and fine lines, I've seen consistent, tremendous results in patients with acne," said Dr. Cobos. "My acne patients are experiencing significant clearing in one month after the procedure. Although Thermage CPT isn't FDA approved for the treatment of acne, this is an exciting new application for the technology."

About Dr. Renee Cobos

Board certified and award-winning dermatologist, Dr. Renee Cobos, has been practicing cosmetic and general dermatology in California for 23 years. An associate professor of dermatology at the University of California, Irvine, and the founder and medical director of Premiere Dermatology and Laser Center in Fullerton, Calif., Dr. Cobos is an expert in age management and difficult to treat acne and rosacea as well as medical conditions like Psoriasis, eczema and skin cancer. She also performs skin cancer surgery and various skin care rejuvenation procedures for the face and body including the Fraxel re:pair CO2 laser for which she has garnered international recognition.

Commitment to the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic disorders, and sincere dedication to her patients, has earned Dr. Cobos the rare distinction of being named an Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence by her peers for four years in a row: 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. She has also been named as one of Orange County's Top Doctors by Orange Coast Magazine, Super Doctor of Southern California (2009 and 2010) and was named one of America's Top Dermatologists for 2010 by the Council for Consumer Research. Dr. Cobos earned both her bachelor and doctor of medicine degrees from the University of New Mexico. She completed an internship in Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque and a three year Residency in dermatology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. For more information about Dr. Cobos or the Thermage CPT system, visit www.drcobos.com.

SOURCE Dr. Renee Cobos

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