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...

When it comes to changing appearance, few things are as impactful as fat. Whether gained or lost, fat is often at the causative center when it comes...

Tattoos represent an expression of self. They exist as a permanent declaration of some sort. Perhaps it’s a dedication to the one you love, or a remembrance...

Intense Pulsed Light, also referred to as IPL or photofacial, is a treatment that can correct a variety of benign skin conditions. Many people often refer to...

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 is a form of vitamin A used cosmetically as a skin renewal treatment. Initially introduced as a treatment for acne, Retin-A (brand name for tretinoin) has...

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that causes darker-than-normal patches of skin on the face, arms and hands. (Pigmentation referring to the color of the skin; “hyper”...

If you’re looking for cosmetic treatments to improve skin appearance, microdermabrasion might be the treatment 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 and leave you...

Loosening of facial skin and structure occurs over time, caused by the sun and other factors, slowing collagen production. Many of us would like the benefits of...

Skin lightening is used to brighten the look of dark spots on the skin. People with age spots, melasma, freckles, acne marks, or other darkened areas may...

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...

Wrinkles are creases or folds in the skin. They can form anywhere on the body, as the skin loses elasticity, but they are usually most noticeable on...

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 is an incredibly common condition capable of causing physical and emotional scarring. How many times has a breakout of acne caused you stress and embarrassment? At...

New laser technologies allow plastic surgeons to treat facial wrinkles, blemishes, skin discoloration and scars with extreme precision, even in the most delicate of facial areas. Also...

Are you sick and tired of spending time and money shaving, tweezing or undergoing painful waxing treatments to achieve hairless perfection? If “yes,” then perhaps it’s time...

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. It contains botulinum toxin A as...

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. The active...

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

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, it contains a diluted version of the botulinum toxin. Dysport...

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...