Dermatology

Anesthesia is a way to give you medicine that blocks pain during medical procedures, especially surgery. Depending on the type of anesthesia used, you might be completely...

Cellulite – properly known as “gynoid lipodystrophy” – is a well-known and much despised cosmetically distressing problem. Most people know what cellulite is; the dimpled, “orange-peel”, or...

It is common to get tattoos to remember a loved one, show how much a relationship or friendship means to you or keep a meaningful phrase or...

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), also known as a photofacial, is a treatment that can correct a variety of benign skin conditions. IPL treatments use high-intensity pulses of...

Rosacea is a skin condition that typically develops in adults beginning in their thirties. Early symptoms include a tendency to blush frequently, soon followed by redness and...

More is always better right? Well not always, and certainly not when it comes to chins. The dreaded “double chin” is an issue that many people deal...

Retin-A, known by its generic name Tretinoin, has continued to prevail over the past 40 years as a safe and effective treatment for multiple skin conditions. It’s...

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that causes patches of skin to become darker than the rest of the body. Hyperpigmentation can occur anywhere on the body...

If you’re looking for a cosmetic treatment to improve skin appearance, microdermabrasion might be right for you. This non-invasive cosmetic treatment rejuvenates the skin by reducing/eliminating signs...

When it comes to varicose it’s okay to be a little vain. Most commonly affecting the veins of the legs and feet, varicose veins are raised, swollen,...

There may not be a fountain of youth, but there are a number of real-world anti-aging treatments that can help turn back time, leaving you feeling and...

As we age, our skin loses its elasticity from sun damage, decreased collagen production, and aging. It can leave skin looking saggy and lifeless. The face and...

Skin lightening helps reduce the appearance of dark spots – “hyperpigmentation” – on the skin. Sunspots, melasma, freckles, and acne scars are common examples of hyperpigmentation and...

Fraxel laser therapy is a resurfacing technique used to help with conditions such as scarring, wrinkles, and acne scars. Many people have to have several treatments before...

CO2 laser is a type of laser used in pulses or continuous beams to resurface the skin at a fairly deep level in order to remove blemishes...

The unkind effects of aging on the skin include loss of elasticity, sagging (due to laxity and gravity effects), roughened texture, discoloration, and loss of hydration, all...

What people consider to be a “bad scar”- one that is very noticeable or disfiguring- forms when, for some reason, the skin cannot follow the normal blueprint...

Acne (properly referred to as acne vulgaris) is a common, nearly universal, skin condition that can have a significant mental, emotional, and social impact on affected individuals...

As you get older, you may begin to notice signs of skin damage that occurs naturally from aging. It is normal to accumulate damage over the years...

Does your unwanted hair cause you to be self-conscious or anxious? Perhaps you have tried for years to shave those stubborn areas, only to get irritation, ingrown...

Developed by Zeltiq Aesthetics, Coolsculpting is a trademarked alternative to liposuction. Approved by the FDA in September 2010, Coolsculpting, or cryolipolysis, is a non-surgical procedure that actually...

  What is Xeomin? Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) is an injectable medication used in non-surgical treatments of certain facial wrinkles associated with aging. (1) It contains botulinum toxin A...

What is Sculptra? Sculptra (also known as Sculptra Aesthetic) is a synthetic, biodegradable injectable dermal filler, used to treat signs of aging on facial skin. (1) The...

What is Restylane? Restylane is a line of hyaluronic acid (HA) – based dermal fillers used to correct the effects of aging on the face, neck, lips...

  What is Radiesse? Radiesse (formerly marketed as “Radiance”) is an injectable cosmetic filler designed to treat deep facial wrinkles, lines, or folds. It works by improving...

Prevelle Silk is an injectable dermal filler used to treat moderate to severe wrinkles and facial folds. This is one of the newer injectable soft tissue fillers...

What is Juvederm? Juvederm is a line of dermal fillers, based on the natural biological compound hyaluronic acid. Juvederm fillers are injected under the skin of the...

Hyaluronic acid fillers are a popular choice for reducing the facial lines and wrinkles that result from aging. Such fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, a substance...

Fat fillers are a popular way to plump up thin lips, hollow cheeks, and wrinkles. These procedures use the patient’s own excess fat which is removed from...

Dysport, also known by ‘Reloxin,’ is a cosmetic injection used to treat facial wrinkles.   Similar to Botox Cosmetic, it contains a diluted version of the botulinum toxin....

Collagen is a protein that forms the support structure of the skin. It is important for keeping the skin moisturized and elastic, but is naturally lost as...

What is Botox? Botox® is the brand name for the industry-leading botulinum toxin A preparation produced by Allergan. This prescription medication has a number of cosmetic and...

What is Belotero? Belotero is a complete line of dermal fillers that use hyaluronic acid (HA) as their active ingredient. Among plastic surgeons and skin specialists, HA...

What is Bellafill? Bellafill (known as Artefill prior to 2015) is the first and only permanent injectable dermal filler to receive FDA approval. This unique innovation is...