- $279 for one fractional CO2 laser skin-resurfacing treatment on the full face, neck, or chest ($1,000 value)
In about an hour, a technician targets facial wrinkles, scars, and pigmented lesions with the Matrix Fractional CO2 laser. The laser removes only damaged cells in the epidermis and dermis while preserving the surrounding areas, which means a shorter recovery time of typically 7–10 days. The long-term collagen remodeling can be expected to last for a few years. Optimal results usually require one to three sessions scheduled two weeks apart. This treatment is not effective on dark or tanned skin.
Parker Med Spa
A former staff sergeant in the Air Force. An airplane mechanic who repaired oxygen masks. A master massage therapist, registered medical assistant, and certified laser technician. Tina Long is all of these things and more. As the owner of Parker Med Spa, she combines her unique background with innovative technology to offer clients the latest anti-aging and beauty solutions.
Long helps her clients to deal with the frustration of weight loss with body-contouring treatments such as the Zerona and Yolo laser systems, having herself lost pounds, inches, and degrees of insulation with the fat-emulsifying devices. The historical ambiance, array of facial and body treatments, and advanced technology earned her spa recognition on ABC 7 and CityVoter's 2011 A-List; it was named a finalist in the Best Day Spa category and nominated in the Best Medical Spa category.
The practice is located within the charming yellow Hoskins House, a century-old Victorian landmark surrounded by cottonwood trees, complete with a porch swing. Inside, massage therapists and aestheticians perform relaxing massages, hot-stone pedicures, and skin-rejuvenating chemical peels in 15 private rooms. Technicians use seven different lasers to perform procedures ranging from vein and hair removal to nonsurgical face-lifts.