BroadBand Light (BBL™) Therapy with Dr. JoAnne Lopes

In the realm of aesthetic enhancement, the quest for radiant, age-defying skin remains a common pursuit. BroadBand Light (BBL™) Therapy emerges as a gold standard in photorejuvenation, harnessing the power of light to address various skin imperfections, from sun-induced freckles to age spots and redness.

By targeting specific chromophores (particles that color the skin) in the skin, BBL™ emits light energy that gently heats the upper layers of the skin, stimulating skin cells to regenerate and produce collagen. This process helps restore the skin to its natural beauty, making it clearer, smoother, more vibrant, and younger-looking.

Dr. JoAnne Lopes, renowned for her dedication to bringing the best and latest in skincare to her patients, proudly offers BBL™ treatments. With her vast experience and a keen eye for detail, Dr. Lopes ensures that each BBL™ session is meticulously tailored to the individual’s skin condition and desired outcomes. Trust in Dr. Lopes’ expertise with BBL™ to unlock a rejuvenated complexion, reflecting a fresher, more vibrant you. Whether you’re combating the visible signs of aging or aiming to enhance your skin’s natural luminosity, Dr. Lopes’ proficiency with the BBL™ technology promises results that both look and feel remarkable.

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Benefits of BBL™ with Dr. JoAnne Lopes

Rejuvenated Complexion:

BBL™, or BroadBand Light, uses a broad spectrum of light energy to target melanin in the skin. This absorption of light by melanin causes age spots and sun damage to gradually fade, revealing a brighter, more refreshed complexion. The process helps eliminate hyperpigmented cells, facilitating a more even skin tone.

Clearer Skin:

BBL™ technology emits light at specific wavelengths that target p-acne bacteria, one of the primary causes of acne breakouts. Additionally, the light helps reduce inflammation, a key factor in rosacea. With consistent treatments, patients often observe a decline in acne flare-ups and a calmer skin appearance.

Youthful Appearance:

One of the profound effects of BBL™ treatments is the stimulation of collagen production. Collagen is a vital protein in the skin that gives it its structure and firmness. As we age, collagen production decreases, leading to fine lines and wrinkles. BBL™ light energy penetrates the skin, stimulating fibroblast cells to produce more collagen, effectively smoothing out fine lines and rejuvenating the skin’s texture.

Uniform Skin Tone:

Vascular lesions, like broken blood vessels, and pigmented lesions, like freckles or age spots, absorb the BBL™ light energy. This causes them to break down and get naturally eliminated by the body. Over time, with regular treatments, the skin shows fewer visible imperfections, leading to a more harmonious and consistent skin tone.

Long-lasting Hair Reduction:

BBL™ treatments for hair removal specifically target the melanin in hair follicles. The light energy is absorbed by the melanin, creating heat that damages the follicle, reducing its ability to grow new hair. As a result, the treated areas experience smoother skin with significantly reduced hair growth, minimizing the need for other hair removal methods.

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Nergis Sarsilmaz
Nergis Sarsilmaz
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Michelle Chong
Michelle Chong
Always great care and concern for comfort. Look better, feel better. Dr Lopes and staff are great to work with.
Anne Townsend
Anne Townsend
I had the best experience here! Dr. Lopes was amazing and answered all my questions. Everyone here is friendly and makes you feel comfortable, which made surgery less stressful. I would recommend this place and Dr. Lopes to everyone :)
Marley Sodikoff
Marley Sodikoff
I started taking semaglutide in December and I must say I'm very pleased with my results, so far I've lost about 20 pounds I'm almost at my weight loss goal, I've expérienced mild nausea, minimal side effects from taking semaglutide , this médication has helped me want to change my diet and I don't get those food cravings anymore and I've also Increased my water intake, I'm excited each week to see my weight loss, this has been life changing and à complété shift in my perspective , I'm excited about my weight loss journey
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Tracy Goffigan
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Kellie Kelley
Kellie Kelley
This place is amazing. Everyone is so wonderful and very helpful. They are very informative about their services. They even help to find discounts through partnered services apps. I started with Rachel and BBL to help with age spots and rosacea on my face. Looks great. I am scheduled for My Elevate for a neck lift with Dr Lopes next month. Can't wait! The team here treats you like family. They are the best!
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Are You a Candidate for BBL™ with Dr. JoAnne Lopes?

If you’re looking to revitalize your skin and address specific concerns like sun damage, age spots, acne, or redness, BBL™ treatments might be the solution you’ve been seeking. Ideal candidates for BBL™ treatments often exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Visible Signs of Aging: Those with sun spots, age spots, fine lines, or decreased skin elasticity may benefit significantly from BBL™ treatments.

  • Skin Conditions: Individuals suffering from acne, rosacea, or vascular lesions can experience relief and improved appearance with BBL™.

  • Desire for Hair Reduction: If you’re looking to reduce hair growth in certain areas and have lighter skin tones and darker hair, BBL™ treatments can offer effective and long-lasting results.

  • Good Health: It’s essential for candidates to be in general good health and have realistic expectations about the outcomes. While BBL™ is transformative, it’s crucial to understand its scope and capabilities.

  • No Recent Sunburns: Skin that’s recently been sunburned or excessively tanned might be more sensitive to BBL™ light, so it’s recommended to avoid intense sun exposure before your treatment.

If any of the above resonates with your skin goals and conditions, BBL™ might be a suitable option. Dr. Lopes and her team are dedicated to ensuring you receive the best care and advice. Schedule a consultation to discuss your specific needs and determine if BBL™ with Dr. Lopes is the right choice for your skin rejuvenation journey.

About Your Consultation


Comprehensive Health Evaluation

During your consultation with Dr. JoAnne Lopes, expect a thorough review of your medical history and current health status. This will include any pre-existing conditions, medications you’re currently taking, and any past surgical procedures. It’s crucial to provide complete and accurate information to ensure your safety and the success of the surgery.


Discussion of Goals and Expectations

Dr. Lopes will take the time to understand your cosmetic goals and expectations. She will give you a realistic picture of what the procedure can achieve and ensure your goals align with these possibilities. This discussion will help you develop a shared vision for the results of the procedure.


Physical Examination and Procedure Explanation

Dr. Lopes will perform a physical examination, which is crucial in planning the procedure. She will discuss the procedure in detail, explaining the steps involved, the techniques she uses, and what you can expect during recovery. This information will help you feel informed and confident about the process.


Semaglutide Weight Loss Program

A high BMI can sometimes pose challenges to both safety and results, we are proud to offer a comprehensive Weight Loss Program for patients with a BMI over 35. Central to this program is the use of Semaglutide, an FDA-approved medication known for its efficacy in weight management. Semaglutide works by mimicking a hormone that targets areas of the brain which regulate appetite and food intake. When integrated with a balanced diet and regular physical activity, our Semaglutide Weight Loss Program can be a powerful tool for achieving a healthier weight, making you a better candidate for surgery, and paving the way for optimal surgical outcomes.

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Where artistry meets innovation in cosmetic solutions.

The Cosmetic Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art facility featuring advanced examination, operating, and recovery rooms. From the instant you step into our office, you'll be immersed in a serene, inviting environment. Dr. Joanne Lopes' team of experts combines clinical excellence with a warm, compassionate approach to ensure your utmost satisfaction. Conveniently situated just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, our center is easily accessible for all your cosmetic needs.

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Experienced Doctors

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Professional Environment

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Enjoy our convenient location just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, making your transformation easily accessible.


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Cosmetic Surgery Center

A Woman's Touch, a Surgeon's Hands

Dr. Joanne Lopes, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

(757) 497-5400

328 Louisa Ave #110, Virginia Beach, VA 23454