Our skin is affected by so many factors; we can use all the help we can get in maintaining a youthful glow. We want our patients to age beautifully. We do not seek to turn back the hands of time, but to enhance your appearance by correcting the issues that make your skin look older. At Thrive, you are in the hands of highly trained experts in integrative medicine. This means that we see your skin as a part of a whole, and treat you as the individual you are so that you retain your own unique aesthetic.

Thrive Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Center uses only non-invasive, FDA-approved, and clinically tested procedures to help you attain your aesthetic goals. Experts in using BOTOX® Cosmetic and Juvéderm, XC®, dermal fillers, lasers, and pure infrared light, we will work with you to rejuvenate skin by stimulating collagen growth for long-lasting results. We have a variety of ways in which we approach common concerns such as acne or acne scarring, wrinkle reduction, and the redness of rosacea. We also have innovative ways to lift and tighten aging skin. Our safe and effective skin treatments are tailored to meet your specific needs.

At Thrive, we also specialize in cosmetic lip enhancement. Dr. Maddox administers lip fillers such as Juvéderm XC® and FDA approved Restylane®, which are composed of hyaluronic acid, a substance found and naturally produced in the skin. With an artful eye and a careful hand, Dr. Maddox can create full, natural-looking lips that give you something to smile about.

We serve the areas around Portland, including Beaverton, Vancouver, Clackamas, Tigard, Oregon City, and Lake Oswego. Whatever your needs may be, whatever your skin tone, or skin color, we can help you achieve your beautification goals. Read about our specific procedures or contact us here to set up your consultation and appointment today.

How Eye Rejuvenation is Done With Laser

How Eye Rejuvenation is Done With Laser
Want to get rid of the bags and wrinkles under your eyes? Under-eye area in need of a lift? Why not try laser eye rejuvenation? Call (503) 928-6505 to schedule your consultation at Thrive.

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Skin – Before and After Results

Frequently Asked Questions

Thrive offers a full array of skin treatments that are targeted at a variety of skin conditions, ranging from dry or scarred skin to sun-damaged or aging skin. Some of our most popular skin treatments include:

  • Neuromodulator injections (Botox Cosmetic®)
  • Dermal fillers (Juvéderm XC®, Voluma™ XC, Radiesse®, Restylane®)
  • Platelet rich plasma treatments
  • Laser skin rejuvenation
  • Non-surgical face lifts
  • Double chin reduction with Kybella®
  • Infini® radiofrequency microneedling treatment
  • Treatments for rosacea, brown spots, and other discoloration
  • …and more

If there is anything you dislike about the appearance of your skin, we encourage you to schedule your consultation at Thrive to discuss the treatment options available to help you look and feel your best!

Many patients who come into our office ask the important question, “How can I prevent aging skin?” Just like there is no fountain of youth, there is unfortunately no way to completely avoid wrinkles as we age. However, there are a number of things that you can do in your everyday life to help combat wrinkles and prevent premature or excess wrinkle formation.

  • Stay out of the sun during peak hours and wear a daily sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher, rain or shine
  • Stay hydrated
  • Eat a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables, which are loaded with youthfulness-promoting antioxidants and other protective nutrients
  • Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption
  • Work with the anti-aging experts at Thrive to develop a customized skin care regimen that helps protect and restore your skin

The medical term for dry skin is “xerosis,” which stems from “xero,” the Greek word for dry. While dry skin is very common, it can become more than just a nuisance – it can dramatically affect your everyday life and cause itching, pain, and embarrassment. If you are suffering from excessive dry skin, we encourage you to talk to the experts at Thrive about steps you can take at home to restore moisture to your skin, as well as treatments available at our office to help reduce dryness and bring back a healthy glow.

Laser skin rejuvenation is a relatively new advancement in skin care technology that has exploded in popularity because it offers many of the similar results non-invasively that patients could previously only achieve with intensive plastic surgeries. Several light- and laser-based therapies are available at Thrive to treat a wide variety of skin conditions, such as:

  • Scars from acne or injuries
  • Brown spots, such as age spots, unwanted freckles, or sun spots
  • Sagging or droopy skin
  • Skin that is sun-damaged
  • Fine lines and wrinkles, such as crow’s feet or forehead wrinkles

Laser skin rejuvenation works by using powerful light energy to remove the topmost layer of skin and reveal the younger, healthier skin that is hiding beneath the surface – much like a deep exfoliation or peel. The laser also stimulates collagen remodeling in the skin to help rejuvenate your skin from the inside out, smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles and tightening and firming loose skin.

The number of laser skin treatments that you need varies depending on the skin condition you are treating, the current state of your skin, which laser therapy you are using, and your desired results. The skin care experts at Thrive will conduct a thorough evaluation of your skin and talk at length with you about your medical history, treatment preferences, and cosmetic goals to determine the best treatment plan for your specific needs.

There is a slight risk of scarring, but we use a combination of advanced laser technologies, our expertise, and a comprehensive consultation prior to your treatment to minimize this risk. We will discuss all the potential side effects of laser rejuvenation prior to your treatment so you can make a fully informed decision.

Laser skin rejuvenation costs vary, depending on several individual factors. We will discuss your treatment cost estimate during your consultation, along with the various payment options we offer, to ensure that your treatment plan fits within your budget.