Cosmetic Injections can cause a bruise, no matter how careful or experienced a physician is. Why? Because until now there was never a way to see “beneath the skin” to avoid nipping a blood vessel. The face is incredibly vascular – that’s the primary reason the face bruises so easily.
When we can see the vessels and avoid them, the potential for that accidental bruise goes WAY down. Before AccuVein, any injector was essentially operating blind – and even with precision knowledge of facial vein anatomy, every single person’s vein map is different. At Total Dermatology, we strive to deliver the best AccuVein Irvine has to offer!
AccuVein precisely illuminates veins, large and small, on any area of the face and body, allowing us to avoid them. “In my practice, to date I’m seeing an 80 to 90% REDUCTION in bruising simply by being able to see the location of the veins through the skin before I inject. That’s absolutely remarkable!” Dr. Pilest
*Individuals Results May Vary.
Hemoglobin in the blood absorbs infrared light. When the device is held above the skin, veins appear noticeably different than the surrounding tissue. The vasculature shows up clearly on the skin’s surface, aiding in vein location for access and avoidance.
Absolutely not. For our Irvine AccuVein patients, the device never touches your skin. Our medical assistant simply focuses the beam on the area to be injected and the veins instantly and clearly become obvious.
Dr. Pilest has been using microcannulas for placing most fillers for the past two years. MicroCannulas allow for a single port instead of multiple needle sticks. The smooth round tip of the cannula pushes veins out of the way. The AccuVein allows him to see the veins before even making the initial opening for the cannula. Combined, the cannula, and vein illumination provide the best opportunity for a “no bruise” injection procedure that exists!
Dr. Nissan Pilest is a member of the distinguished Expert Injector collaboration and holds the Circle of Excellence in Soft Tissue Fillers through the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. Dr. Pilest performs all injections for dermal fillers and neuromodulators at Total Dermatology.
If you would like to learn more about the AccuVein – Bruise Prevention Device, please call our office at (949) 727-3800 today to schedule a consultation or fill out the form on this page and one of our trusted staff members will reach out to you promptly.
We love our patients at Total Dermatology! Read what our satisfied patients have to say about their experiences with Dr. Pilest and our team.
“The staff is amazing and sweet. Professional, kind, prompt, and the best service. I will only get my Juvederm and lip injections here!”
— Priscilla S.
“Dr. Pilest is the best injector in Orange County. Obviously, no one likes needles, but he makes getting a little botox painless. I make the drive all the way from L.A. just to see him and his amazing staff.”
— Kay S.
“I have been coming here for about 5-6 months and the service is amazing. All staff members are very welcoming. They have helped with my skin so much. I totally recommend them.”
— Victoria L.
*Individual Results May Vary
When it comes to your skin and your health, it really is all about what’s best for you. Total Dermatology understands this, which is why we offer versatile treatments with experienced and highly trained aesthetic professionals led by Dr. Nissan Pilest. Your Total Dermatology transformation awaits.