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Skin Care in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty
Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty

Customized Anti-Aging Skin Care for Your Needs

Revitalize and Rejuvenate with Help from Our Aesthetic Experts in Grand Rapids, Michigan! You've heard people say age is just a number. If that's true, what number is your skin broadcasting? It might match up with the age you want to present to the world—or it might not. Have you ever seen a photo of yourself and wondered why you don't look as young as you thought you did, or as young as you feel?

If so, chances are it's because you're beginning to show signs of aging skin. The Grand Rapids Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center team of highly trained Expert Aestheticians can customize a skin care regimen so you look as young on the outside as you feel on the inside, especially when paired with our rejuvenating nonsurgical treatments—and we'll do it on your schedule.

With Saturday and evening hours for your convenience, caring for your skin has never been easier! Women and men of all ages can benefit from a daily skin care routine that repairs, protects, and nourishes, but with so many advanced anti-aging skin products and options available, sometimes it's hard to know where to begin. Never fear! Our experienced licensed Expert Aestheticians can guide you in creating an optimal treatment plan and daily skin care routine to help you achieve your individual aesthetic goals. Why not let our team help you develop a strategy to repair and protect one of your most valuable assets? Remember, it's never too early or too late to start taking active steps to promote healthy, beautiful skin for life.

Experience Matters

Meet Our Surgeons

When you are ready to make a transformation, you deserve partners on your journey who you trust deeply to deliver the results you want.

The highly experienced team at The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery is led by board-certified surgeons Dr. Brad Bengtson and Dr. David Alfonso. Our surgeons are regularly recognized by patients and colleagues alike for their commitment to innovation, compassionate patient care, and top-quality outcomes. Their work is supported by the thoughtful and passionate collaboration of the entire Bengtson team.

Dr. Bengtson - Grand Rapids Plastic Surgeon

Brad Bengtson MD, FACS, Founder

Has consistently been named one of the Best Doctors in America® since 1996 and recognized as Best Plastic Surgeon in Grand Rapids by Grand Rapids Magazine for the last 12 years.

With over two decades of experience, he is respected for his cutting-edge techniques and compassionate patient care. In addition to his work with patients, Dr. Bengtson travels globally to share his knowledge and innovative approaches with fellow plastic surgeons. He is passionate about delivering harmonious, natural-looking results that elevate rather than alter each patient’s unique aesthetic.

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Dr. Alfonso - Grand Rapids Plastic Surgeon

David AlfonsoMD, FACS

Has extensive experience performing a range of surgical and non-surgical procedures, with a particular passion for body contouring and facial rejuvenation.

A careful listener and passionate practitioner, he has received numerous accolades, including recognition as a RealSelf Top Doctor since 2015. He also contributes to advancing techniques in the plastic surgery community through regular publications and lectures. Dr. Alfonso is a fluent Spanish speaker, which helps him provide exceptional communication and care to a broader range of patients. 

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I have an upcoming event and want to look fabulous. How can Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center help?

Date? Wedding? Party? The big 4-0? The big 5-0? If you want to look fantastic for an important upcoming event, you've come to the right place. At the Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center, we can help you achieve your goal, whether it's to minimize wrinkles, erase acne scars, reverse sun damage, or remove stretch marks and other signs of aging skin.

Every skin care program we create starts with a personal consultation, which is your time to shine! We want to know everything about you, from your skin history (Have you had any viruses or acne that required medication? How sensitive are you to sunlight?) to your goals for your appearance. The more information we get, the better, because the details allow our Aesthetic Experts to create the most customized plan possible and tailor the treatments to your specific ideas for your skin. Your customized plan will match not only your skincare needs, but also your lifestyle and budget. We understand that what you might want today may differ from what you'll need next month, next year, or 10 years from now. We'll help you devise the right plan to help rejuvenate aging skin look like it's lit from within: clearer, brighter, more youthful, and luminous.

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Extended Hours

Open Saturdays & Evenings to accommodate your schedule!

We've Always Got Time For You! In addition to our regular hours of operation, the Bengtson Center offers Saturday and evening hours. Your skin never takes a break, which is why our highly trained Aesthetic Experts work long hours to ensure it gets the protection and revitalizing help it needs to keep you looking young, fresh, radiant, and vibrant. Email or call us at (616)588-8880 to learn more about how we can help you now.

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How can I determine what treatments and products will improve my aging skin?

If you're serious about rejuvenating and protecting your skin, a thorough skin analysis with our Canfield VISIA Complexion Analysis can guide you in deciding which treatments, products, and maintenance routines will keep your aging skin looking youthful and radiant.

VISIA provides the most comprehensive means available for identifying all aspects of your complexion's health. The VISIA system uses multispectral imaging and analysis to provide a multi-dimensional portrait of your complexion, capturing key visual information for six areas affecting its health and appearance:

  • Wrinkles
  • Spots
  • Pores
  • Skin tone
  • Pore bacteria
  • UV spots

The information provided instantly by your VISIA analysis will guide your aesthetician in creating a customized treatment plan and anti-aging skin care regimen in our Grand Rapids office. You can even take home a printed report of your imaging session, which explains recommended rejuvenation and skin care options.

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Get started at the Bengtson Center with our exciting monthly specials! Or attend a seminar to learn more about your procedure and our team of dedicated professionals.

What treatments and anti-aging skin care products are available in Grand Rapids?

To help you erase signs of aging skin, the Grand Rapids Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center offers a wide range of treatments to help you repair your skin and keep it looking its best. Our treatments can heal, repair, reduce, reverse, or prevent a particular skin condition. We also offer the most innovative cosmetic skin treatments available.

Skin Treatments

What's the best way to correct or improve my skin and prevent premature aging?

Restoring aging skin's youthful appearance and keeping it in optimal condition require a grassroots approach. Look for treatments and products with "G.R.A.S.S." in mind:

  • Growth Factors
  • Retinoids
  • Antioxidants
  • Sunscreen
  • Specialty Products

Each factor above is critical for restoring aging skin and maintaining great skin into the future—and it works best when you start early! While treatments and products to reverse the look of aging skin are more effective and available than ever before, prevention remains the best strategy for youthful-looking skin. Not only can proper sun protection, hydration, and more delay the appearance of wrinkles, spots, and other signs of aging, it makes essential skin care more effective down the road when it comes to time to make repairs as necessary to maintain the health and beauty of your body’s largest organ!

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Growth Factors

Growth factors are naturally occurring proteins that repair and remodel aging skin. As we age, we begin to lose these growth factors, resulting in slower healing time, collagen loss, and the appearance of aging skin.

Grand Rapids' Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center offers medical-grade skin care products, which contain a high concentration of growth-factor proteins. When we replenish the growth factors lost with age, we help prevent lines and wrinkles from appearing.


Retinoids gradually exfoliate our skin's dull outer layers and aid in rejuvenation. With age, our cell turnover rate slows, leading to an accumulation of dead cells and a dull appearance to our skin.

Retinoids can remove those dead cells, giving your aging skin a luminous, youthful glow. At the Grand Rapids Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center, we carry retinol products in different concentrations to meet your individual needs, keeping your skin looking healthy and glowing.


Antioxidants defend skin against free radicals and environmental damage, including UVA rays and environmental pollutants. Antioxidants prevent and repair damage to your body's tissues by slowing or preventing oxidation, which can lead to cell dysfunction.

If you've seen a peeled apple turn brown, you've seen oxidation in action. Unfortunately, you can also see it in action in your aging skin. The Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center offers numerous anti-aging skin care products with powerful antioxidants to protect your skin from many different aggressors.


Sunscreen containing zinc oxide shields the skin from damaging UVB and UVA rays responsible for skin cancer and the look of aging skin. And it's never too late to start!

If you already have sun damage, your skin can heal if you start to protect it now. Our oil-free, ultra-sheer sunscreens contain zinc oxide and feel great on the skin, unlike thicker over-the-counter sunscreens. We carry sunscreen formulated with the latest science and technology, from ZO, Avène, Neocutis, and Skinceuticals.

Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

The Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center features clinically tested medical and physician-grade skin care products that are specially formulated using pharmaceutical-grade ingredients.

See below for a complete list of Grand Rapids anti-aging skin care products available at our office:

  • skinbetter science
  • ZO Medical
  • Avène
  • Neocutis
  • SkinCeuticals
  • SkinMedica
  • Alastin
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Specialty Products for Anti-Aging Skin Care

Specialty anti-aging skin care products address the unique needs of each individual patient. The Grand Rapids Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center carries a wide range of specialty products to treat skin conditions that occur with age, environmental damage, or hormonal factors.

Beautiful skin doesn't just happen; it requires daily maintenance as well as frequent exfoliating treatments to remove dead skin and stimulate collagen. Exfoliation enables aging skin to absorb the nutrients in your skin care products, creating beautiful skin and a new, healthy glow! The Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center's licensed Expert Aestheticians are dedicated to helping you attain the most vibrant, youthful skin possible, regardless of your age or skin type.

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For your personal skin analysis and customized treatment plan for anti-aging skincare Grand Rapids area residents are encouraged to contact Symmetry Med Spa & Laser Center today by requesting an appointment online or calling (616)588-8880

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Bengtson community

Are you ready to take the next step to a more beautiful you? Plastic Surgeons Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso, along with the team at The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, provide advanced plastic surgery and cosmetic treatment for patients from Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Detroit, and Kalamazoo, Michigan. We specialize in breast augmentation, breast implants, and tummy tuck surgery, as well as laser hair removal, Micro-Needling, BOTOX Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM, and other dermal fillers. Results may vary from person to person.