San Francisco, CA

(415) 292-6350

Clear + Brilliant™

Introduced into Dr. Kathleen Welsh’s San Francisco based practice in early 2012, Clear + Brilliant has become one of our most popular corrective laser treatments. With minimal downtime it allows the patient to not only retexturize and restore smoothness to the skin but addresses pigmentation in all skin types. Dr. Welsh’s patients have reported these benefits when treating with Clear + Brilliant:

– Visibly illuminated skin tone
– Renewed and smoother texture
– Naturally radiant and glowing skin
– Improved tone, texture and radiance
– Reduction in the appearance of pores

Our Doctors

Our board-certified dermatologists have the training and credentials to address your skincare concerns. Learn more about their backgrounds.

Kathleen M. Welsh, MD
Andrea M. Hui, MD

How does the Clear + Brilliant Treatment Work?

A topical numbing cream will be applied by one of Dr. Welsh’s medical assistants 30 minutes prior to your treatment to ensure comfort. After this numbing period, one of our trained RN’s will perform your treatment. The Clear + Brilliant laser energy will create millions of microscopic treatment zones in your skin, replacing damaged skin with healthy, younger looking tissure.

What is the Downtime?

Your skin will feel hot and have a “sunburned” look typically for 1 hour, and up to 24 hours, after your treatment. Swelling is not common but can occur. You can apply makeup immediately following treatment to camouflage this appearance. The treatment area will also feel rough or “sandpaper-like” for 5 to 7 days and will exfoliate slowly.

How Many Treatments Are Recommended?

Typically, patients report seeing visible improvements following a series of 4-6 treatments. Dr. Welsh’s staff will discuss a personalized regime for your to help achieve your goals.

I have had corrective laser treatments, is Clear + Brilliant right for me too?

Yes, absolutely, Clear + Brilliant is a great way to maintain the investment you have made in your skin, extending and improving upon the results you’ve already seen.

Is Clear + Brilliant safe for my skin?

Clear + Brilliant is very safe* when used by a trained expert who will evaluate your skin and recommend the best course of treatments for your unique concerns.

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If you are interested in learning more about Clear and Brilliant, please Contact Us today to schedule a consultation.

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San Francisco, CA 94115

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Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology
2299 Post Street #312
San Francisco, CA 94115

(415) 292-6350
Monday, Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology is a cosmetic dermatology clinic serving the San Francisco metro area. The board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Kathleen M. Welsh, Dr. Andrea M. Hui, and their staff perform BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, CoolSculpting®, vascular laser treatments, and intense pulsed light (IPL) for San Francisco, Bay Area, Belvedere, Greenbrae, Mill Valley, and Oakland-area men and women.