Birthmarks are common, benign skin conditions, and for the most part, their only negative effect is to mar the cosmetics appearance of the skin. Learn more about the different types of birthmarks and available treatment options.
Body contouring is a non-surgical way of reducing fat. Today there are many different technologies on the market that use such things as ultra-low temperatures to freeze fat (CoolSculpting and TruSculpt iD) or ultrasonic waves and radio frequencies to melt fat.
The CO2 laser is a carbon dioxide laser that is used for skin resurfacing. It does many of the same things as chemical peels and dermabrasion, but instead of using chemicals or a sanding device, it vaporizes the skin layers.
Dermaplaning is a safe and effective physical exfoliation procedure that triggers cell regeneration and allows products to better penetrate skin. Dermaplaning is considered an excellent to rid the face of excess fine hairs which can often accumulate dirt and oil.
Dermatitis is a common skin condition characterized by an itchy rash and inflamed skin. There are many different types of dermatitis and symptoms can range in severity from mild itching and redness to severe blistering and cracked skin.
Hidradenitis suppurativa is rare skin condition in which small, painful lumps develop under the skin, usually in areas where the skin rubs together (armpits, groin, between the buttocks, under the breasts, etc.) or in areas near hair follicles where many oil and sweat glands are present.
A HydraFacial is a hydradermabrasion treatment designed to refresh and rejuvenate your skin. Without downtime or irritation, it provides instant results and leaves your skin looking healthier and younger.
IPL Photo Rejuvenation is a procedure that uses intense pulses of light to penetrate deep into the skin. This causes collagen and blood vessels below the epidermis to constrict, which reduces redness and age lines.
Laser hair removaluses laser technology to remove unwanted hair. Laser hair removal is most effective for people with light skin and dark hair because the laser beam targets the pigment, or melanin, in the hair.
Laser treatments use focused light for treatment. Lasers are tuned to very specific frequencies to perform different tasks, and can even be used in surgery to allow doctors to work on a very precise area with less pain, swelling and scarring than traditional surgery.
A lipoma is a common, non-cancerous, soft tissue growth just below the skin made up of fat cells. Though most lipomas are not a cause for concern, if the growth becomes too large, it may become painful and need medical attention.
Liposuction is a type of cosmetic surgery used to break up and "suck" fat from various parts of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, neck, chin, upper and backs of the arms, calves and back.
Micodermabrasion is a treatment that can help improve the appearance of facial skin. It is used for reducing wrinkles and treating a variety of conditions including acne, scars, warts, enlarged glands on the nose and more.
Milia is a skin condition that causes very small white or yellow-colored cysts to appear in clusters, usually on the eyelids, nose, cheeks, and chin, but these bumps may also appear on other parts of the body.
Mohs surgery is a surgical technique used to treat skin cancer in which the surgeon removes all the visible cancer, plus a small margin of the surrounding healthy tissue, and examines it to ensure that all cancer cells have been removed at the time of surgery.
Molluscum Contagiosum is a contagious skin disease that appears as pink or flesh-colored bumps on the skin. It is caused by skin-to-skin contact as well as from sharing towels, clothing, or touching infected surfaces.
Ringworm is not caused by worms; it is a skin infection caused by a fungus. It can be caused by touching another person who has the infection, or by sharing items that the person has been in contact – such as towels, bedding, chairs and clothes.
Sclerotherapy is an outpatient procedure designed to treat varicose and spider veins in the legs. Sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution directly into the vein, which causes the vein to constrict and become less apparent.
Seborrheic keratosis is one of the most common noncancerous skin growths found in older adults. It most commonly appears as a brown, black or light tan growth on the face, chest, shoulders or back. Although they are not cancerous, they can look like skin cancer.
Spider veins are blood vessels that are visibly enlarged and can be seen on the face as well as other areas of the body, most commonly the legs. They may also be called broken blood vessels or thread veins.
Squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer that develops in the squamous cells that make up the outer layer of the skin. Although it is usually not life threatening, it can be aggressive in some cases.
Sunscreen is a topical product that is used to reflect or absorb some of the ultraviolet rays from the sun. Sunscreens are rated and labeled with a sun protection factor (SPF) that measures the fraction of sunburn-producing UV rays that reach the skin.
Visia Complexion Analysis System is a unique solution that combines a state-of-the-art image capture unit with software that allows us to precisely analyze and diagnose skin conditions. This device plans for treatments and shows the potential impact of a variety of skincare options.
Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease in which white patches of skin appear on different areas of the body. In addition to the skin, it can affect the mucous membranes of the mouth and nose as well as the eyes.