Elba Pacheco M.D. offers ThermaFrax near Severna Park, MD

About ThermaFrax

Everyone has issues with their skin they're not proud to show, might it be a mole here or a wrinkle there. However, for millions of men and women across the country, the desire to have better or even perfect skin is more of a personal goal than merely a wish. And for every person who hopes for such transformation, the ability to do so is right at their fingertips. Maybe you've heard of two popular and effective laser skin treatments that are available: Fraxel and Thermage. You've heard of the wonderful changes these treatments can make for the appearance and self-esteem of women and men alike.

What is ThermaFrax?

ThermaFrax is an amazing treatment that offers results equivalent to a facelift combined with a face peel, but without the negative associations of pain and annoyance of surgery. When you undergo the procedure you will receive a series of treatments spaced approximately two weeks apart. With ThermaFrax as your personal skin warrior, enter into the battle against discolored skin, fine lines and wrinkles, and slack skin. You'll come out victorious with nary a scar to show for your determination and strong will. An added benefit of ThermaFrax is that there is no scabbing that is commonly associated with traditional skin peels. You'll experience zero down time as well, which really stacks the odds against anyone ever wanting a usual facelift. You can be in, out and on your way to the next shop on your list, thus ThermaFrax fits into your lifestyle easily and effortlessly.

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Elba Pacheco M.D.

Dr. Elba Pacheco is a specialist in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive surgery and has been Board Certified since 1991. Dr. Pacheco specializes in the cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, brows, eye muscles and eye sockets, as well as in the non-surgical rejuvenation of the face. She uses the latest in laser and non-laser techniques available to achieve superior cosmetic and functional results. She has limited her practice to her subspecialties since the completion of her training in 1991. Between 1991 and 1999, Dr. Pacheco served as a full-time faculty member in the Oculoplastic Service at The Wilmer Eye Institute. She still serves on the part-time faculty today, while directing the Center for Eye & Laser Surgery.

Training/Education 1991- Completed fellowship in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive surgery at The Wilmer Eye Institute of The Johns Hopkins University.

1990- Completed fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus also at The Wilmer Institute

1989- Completed residency in Ophthalmology at The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Fl.

1985- Graduated medical school at The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University in New York.

1981- BA Molecular Biology from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Ma.

Dr. Pacheco lived in her native island of Puerto Rico until 1977 when, following High School graduation from Sacred Heart School, she left to pursue her studies in the mainland. The school recently honored her with the "Distinguished Alumnus Award in Medicine".

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