Dr. William Ting, Board-Certified Dermatologist
at California Dermatology Care

2262 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583
Tel: 925-328-0255
Email: staff@CalDermCare.com


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Photodynamic Therapy PDT for Sun Damage and Acne

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MEDICAL DERMATOLOGY

Acne and Acne Scar

Excimer Laser for Psoriasis & Vitiligo

Keloid & Hypertrophic Scar Laser Therapy

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancers

Nail Fungus GenesisPlus Laser Therapy

Photodynamic Therapy

Psoriasis & NBUVB Phototherapy

RadioTherapy Nonsurgical SRT-100 for Skin Cancer

Skin Allergy Patch Test

Sweating Disorder MiraDry for Hyperhidrosis

Wart Laser Therapy


COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY

Aesthetician Services
Microdermabrasion
 

Botox, Dysport & Xeomin

Cellulaze Cellulite Therapy

new! CoolSculpting

Facial Redness/Vein Laser Therapy

Fillers injection for Wrinkles

Fractional CO2 laser

new! Hair Transplant with Neograft

Laser Surgery Services
Acne/Pore reducing Laser
Collagen Stimulating Laser
Excimer Laser
Facial Veins laser
Hair Laser Removal
IPL Fotofacial
Melasma Laser
Nail Fungus Laser
Resurfacing Laser
Scar revision Laser
SmartLipo Laser
Tattoo Laser
VBeam Pulse Dye Laser
Wart Laser


Latisse

Leg Vein Laser Therapy & Asclera Sclerotherapy

Liposonix + Vaser Shape Nonsurgical Body Sculpting
 

Melasma and Pigmentation

Pore Size Reduction and Laser Rejuvenation

Sculptra Liquid Facelift

new! SideLaze Lift

SmartLipo Laser Tumescent Liposuction

Ulthera natural lift & skin tightening of face and neck


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Sun Damage


PDT helps to slough off sun damaged skin via a photochemical reaction between aminolevulinic acid (ALA) and a blue light source. Think of PDT as a smart bombing where the precancerous lesions will get highlighted by inflammatory reactions consisting of red scaly patchy rash and subsequently sloughed off. Dr. Ting has treated more than 2000 patients with PDT for actinic keratoses and other indications for the past couple years. Based on his experience, he will prescribe a precise sets of incubation time (duration of ALA application) and exposure time (duration of blue light exposure) to balance the need for clinical efficacy and tolerability. This procedure is typically covered by insurance carriers including MediCare for the treatment of actinic keratoses.


Acne

Dr. Ting has treated more than few hundred acne patients and indications other than actinic keratoses for the past couple years. PDT has become a great alternative for patients who wants to augment their conventional therapies of oral antibiotics and topical medicated creams and to avoid Accutane. PDT is typically not covered by insurance carrier for the treatment of acne.

PDT works through photochemical reaction between Levulan (naturally-occurring break down compound of red blood cell) and a blue light source (410-420nm wavelength) or Metvyxia and red light source (600-700nm) which

  • Eradicates p. acnes bacteria which are responsible for triggering inflammation around hair follicles
  • Reduces activities of the oil glands thereby minimizing oily complexion.

 

Dr. Ting has the experience to precisely prescribe the appropriate mix of incubation time (duration of Levulan application on face) and exposure time (duration of a blue/red light source exposure) to maximize the clinical results and minimize discomfort.