- Botox® & Dysport®
are simple, non-surgical, physician-administered treatments
that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines between
the brows. It is the only treatment of its type approved by
the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Botox®
or Dysport® are injected into the
muscles that cause lines and wrinkles. As the muscle weakens,
the skin overlying the muscle also relaxes and wrinkles begin
to soften or disappear. When used in small quantities, Botox®
& Dysport® are very safe and
only affect the areas that are treated. Botox®
& Dysport® arecommonly used to
treat areas such as frown lines between the eyebrows, wrinkles
around the eyes and horizontal lines on the forehead. The results
of Botox® or Dysport®
injections typically last about four to six months. Our doctors
have been certified by the Botox Cosmetic Preceptorship Training
program and have advanced training in the use of Dysport®.
- Laser hair removal
If you’re tired of waxing and shaving, then laser
hair removal is for you. Laser hair removal effectively destroys
hair follicles. It is less painful and requires fewer treatments
than electrolysis and waxing.
- Restylane® &
Juvederm® - Restylane®
& Juvederm® are safe and natural
cosmetic dermal fillers that restore volume and fullness to
the skin to correct facial wrinkles and folds. Both Restylane®
or Juvederm® can smooth out wrinkles,
sculpt facial contours and enhance lips. Both are a crystal-clear,
non-animal, biodegradable gel based on a natural substance,
called hyaluronic acid. The gel is injected into the skin in
tiny amounts producing instant results. This natural enhancement
lasts for six months to a year.
- Chemical Peels - Chemical peels
use various chemical solutions to improve and smooth the texture
of the facial skin by removing its damaged outer layers. It
is helpful for those individuals with facial blemishes, wrinkles
and uneven skin pigmentation. Phenol, trichloroacetic acid (TCA)
and alphahydroxy acids (AHAs) are often used for this purpose
as are Glycolic and AHA’s. Contact us to find out what’s
right for you.
- Laser facial skin resurfacing
New laser technology is successfully used to treat pigmented
patches and wrinkles including areas such as the face, arms,
neck, chest and hands.
- Collagen Collagen is a soft-tissue
filler that can help fill in these lines and creases, temporarily
restoring a smoother, more youthful-looking appearance. When
injected beneath the skin, these fillers plump up creased and
sunken areas of the face. They can also add fullness to the
lips and cheeks. Collagen may be used alone or in conjunction
with a resurfacing procedure, such as a laser treatment.
Our experienced medical team of dermatologists are here to assist you in making the right decision in regards to cosmetic dermatology procedures. From general dermatology to cosmetic enhancement, our practice will meet your varied skin care needs.