Cosmetic Treatment Overview
Dermatology offers a full range of
non-invasive state-of-the-art cosmetic skin
care services to help enhance a very natural
gentle and virtually painless technique to
smooth and soften wrinkles of the forehead,
the frown lines, and around the eyes.
Results last from 4 to 6 months.
is used in the treatment of
excessive sweatiness of the
underarms, palms, and face
Botox therapy for
hyperhidrosis can last from 6-8
/ Perlane / Juvederm
This technique uses hyaluronic acid, a natural
product found in the skin, to soften and diminish
wrinkles and contour lines on the lower part of the
face. The effect is immediate and safe. Results last
from 6-8 months.
Salicylic / Trichloroacetic Acid
peels are used in treating sun spots (brown
spots), fine lines, precancerous lesions and
acne. They offer long lasting results and
greatly improve skin texture.
Red Relief Laser - V-Beam
This laser targets abnormal
blood vessels and redness of the skin. Common
treatments include broken blood vessels of the face,
chest, or legs, rosacea, red birthmarks like
hemangiomas and port wine stains, angiomas, venous
lakes of the lips, and poikiloderma of Civatte (neck
redness from longstanding sun exposure).
One treatment will
result in marked improvement, but 2 – 4 treatments
can be necessary to produce the best results.
Treatments are done 4 weeks apart.
The laser pulses
feel like "a rubber band snapping against the skin".
No anesthesia is required. This laser is safe and
effective treatment for vascular lesions with no
"downtime." It is so safe that it has been used to
successfully treat port wine stains on infants as
young as a few weeks old.
Sclerotherapy, is the injection of a specialized
solution into spider veins to make them disappear.
This virtually painless procedure is the gold
standard in treating small leg veins. Lasers have
not proven to be as effective as this treatment
modality. 1 to 3 treatment sessions a recommended
for optimal results.
Moles are dark spots or
irregularities found on the skin. They come in
various shapes and sizes. Moles can appear anywhere
on the skin -- from head to toe, in groups, or by
themselves. They can be present at birth or appear
over time. Some moles can be unattractive and
warrant removal cosmetically or for medical reasons.
Mole removal is a great solution for those wanting
to improve their appearance and reduce associated
Skin Tag Removal
tags are small, unsightly growths that develop
around the eyes, neck, armpits, and groin. They look
like small little balls of skin attached to the body
by a thin stalk. The medical name is acrochordon or
fibroepithelial polyp. They are largely harmless
and, with the exception of one rare variant, are not
The tendency to develop skin tags is inherited but
being overweight is also a contributing factor. The
exact cause is unknown, but frictional pressure of
skin rubbing against skin may be an influence. Skin
tags may need treatment if they become inflamed or
necrotic, but generally are considered a cosmetic
Below are photos of common skin
growths that we see and remove for our patients.