Sciton mJoule™ with Dr. Lopes: The Pinnacle of Skin Rejuvenation Technology

In the pursuit of radiant, youthful skin, the Sciton mJoule™ stands out as a beacon of innovation. This cutting-edge system is a testament to the rapid advancements in aesthetic medicine, designed to address multiple skin concerns by harnessing the power of light and energy.

At its core, the Sciton mJoule™ leverages a combination of BroadBand Light (BBL™) and MOXI™ laser technologies. The BBL™ component utilizes a broad spectrum of pulsed light to target melanin and hemoglobin within the skin. This enables it to address sun damage, pigmented lesions, vascular issues, and even unwanted hair. Simultaneously, the MOXI™ laser employs fractionated laser energy to stimulate collagen and elastin production deep within the skin’s layers, leading to improved texture and a reduction in the appearance of fine lines.

What truly sets the Sciton mJoule™ apart is its ability to deliver these transformative treatments with precision and consistency, ensuring optimal energy absorption while minimizing damage to surrounding tissues. The result? Faster healing times, reduced redness, and treatments tailored specifically to your skin’s unique needs.

Dr. Lopes, always committed to offering the best in modern skincare, incorporates the Sciton mJoule™ into her comprehensive suite of aesthetic treatments. Her profound understanding of the science behind skin rejuvenation, combined with the unmatched capabilities of the Sciton mJoule™ system, assures her patients of results that are both effective and long-lasting. Whether addressing early signs of aging, skin imperfections, or simply aiming for a refreshed appearance, Dr. Lopes’ expertise with the Sciton mJoule™ brings the promise of renewed skin vitality.

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Benefits of Sciton mJoule with Dr. JoAnne Lopes

Deep Collagen Stimulation:

The MOXI™ component of Sciton mJoule™ delivers fractionated laser energy into the dermal layers of the skin. This controlled injury prompts the skin’s natural healing processes, driving the production of collagen and elastin—key proteins responsible for skin’s firmness and elasticity.

Targeted Pigmentation Treatment:

The BroadBand Light (BBL™) technology within Sciton mJoule™ emits pulsed light that is absorbed by melanin—the pigment responsible for skin and hair color. This targeted approach breaks down pigmented lesions, gradually fading age spots, sun spots, and freckles over time.

Vascular Lesion Reduction:

The BBL™ component can also target hemoglobin in the blood, making it effective against vascular lesions like spider veins and rosacea. The energy from the light is absorbed by these blood vessels, causing them to coagulate and eventually be reabsorbed by the body.

Enhanced Skin Texture and Tone:

By harnessing the dual capabilities of BBL™ and MOXI™, the Sciton mJoule™ not only addresses pigmentation and vascular concerns but also refines the skin’s texture. The collagen stimulation reduces the appearance of fine lines, while the targeted energy promotes a more uniform skin tone.

Minimized Downtime:

The precision of the Sciton mJoule™ ensures that it delivers effective treatment while minimizing damage to surrounding tissues. This precision means fewer side effects, reduced redness, and quicker recovery times compared to traditional laser treatments. The design of the system allows for the effective absorption of energy at the targeted depth, ensuring optimal results without unnecessary trauma to the skin.

With Dr. Lopes’ expertise and the advanced technology of the Sciton mJoule™, patients can anticipate transformative skin rejuvenation results rooted in solid scientific principles.

Our patients glow, and their reviews shine!

I am beyond thrilled with the results from Dr. Lopes. Her expertise, combined with a compassionate approach, made the entire experience exceptional. From start to finish her team was professional caring and attentive. I highly recommend her to anyone considering cosmetic enhancements. Thank you for your incredible work!!!
Tina Clements
Tina Clements
I had an amazing experience with two procedures that Dr. Joan Lopes performed on me. One of them was brachioplasty, and the other was myellevate. I had wonderful results. I love the entire staff. Dr. Lopes is so sweet and so caring, very professional. I would never go anywhere else for any other procedure. I would recommend to all of my friends and family. From beginning to end, the experience was amazing !
nicole okal
nicole okal
Laser hair removal with Rachel is always great. She is professional precise and personable. I’m Very satisfied with the service.
Scilla Leitner
Scilla Leitner
I have been seeing Dr. Lopes for years. She is highly skilled with botox and fillers. I always leave very happy with my results. I highly recommend her for all your skin care needs.
kimberly cox
kimberly cox
Love this practice! Rachel, Dr. Lopes and front office staff are great! Everyone is so friendly and professional!
Karen Yuhas
Karen Yuhas
I should have stayed with Dr. Lopes and didn’t so I’m happy to be back to keep my stuff up 🤣👍❤️‍🩹
Susanne Williams
Susanne Williams
I really recommend you not overlook them. They have so much to offer and are very attentive , organized and sanitary . You will not regret .
Jayne Poston
Jayne Poston
Rachel is a real gem!
Nergis Sarsilmaz
Nergis Sarsilmaz

Are You a Candidate for Sciton mJoule™ with Dr. JoAnne Lopes?

The Sciton mJoule™ system is a cutting-edge platform, leveraging the science of light energy to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin. Determining your suitability for this transformative treatment hinges on several factors:

  • Desired Outcomes: If you’re seeking to address multiple skin concerns – from fine lines and wrinkles to uneven pigmentation or laxity – the versatile Sciton mJoule™ might be the solution you’ve been searching for.

  • Skin Condition: While Sciton mJoule™ has been designed to cater to various skin conditions, its effectiveness can be influenced by the current state of your skin. During your consultation, Dr. Lopes will evaluate your skin’s health and its responsiveness to light-based treatments.

  • Age: Sciton mJoule™ is an adaptable treatment option for individuals across various age groups. Whether you’re combating the early signs of aging or more pronounced skin imperfections, the system’s modular approach can be tailored to your needs.

  • General Health: Ideal candidates are typically in good overall health without any active skin disorders or conditions that might interfere with the treatment’s efficacy or the skin’s healing process.

  • Treatment Expectations: Understanding the capabilities of the Sciton mJoule™ system is vital. While it promises impactful results, maintaining realistic expectations ensures satisfaction post-treatment. Dr. Lopes will provide clarity on potential outcomes during your initial consultation.

If you believe that the Sciton mJoule™ could be your path to refreshed, rejuvenated skin, scheduling a detailed consultation with Dr. JoAnne Lopes is the next step. With her expertise and deep understanding of the Sciton technologies, she will help chart a course that’s perfectly aligned with your skin goals.

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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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