Cosmetic and Laser Services

Dermatology is a medical subspecialty that addresses the health and disease of skin, hair and nails. Skin Specialists is in the forefront of technology and innovation, and offers the greatest advances for the health and beauty of the skin. Our practice is committed to providing the highest level of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services. From diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases to comprehensive state-of-the-art cosmetic dermatology, we are experts in our field.


Cosmetic Procedures

Skin Specialists provides advanced cosmetic treatments and procedures. Below are brief descriptions of and indications for some of the aesthetic treatments that we offer.

ULTHERAPY®

ultherapy-logo-2Ultherapy is a new type of non-surgical, non-invasive procedure, using ultrasound and the body’s natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten skin on the brow, neck, and under the chin. Ultherapy is the only FDA-cleared procedure that safely stimulates the deep layers of the skin — typically addressed in a surgical facelift—without disturbing the skin’s surface. Procedure takes between 60 to 90 minutes.

Downtime: None.

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CoolSculpting®

coolscultingFDA-cleared, non-surgical procedure that targets and eliminates unwanted fat without downtime or damage to the skin. This is a 1 hour, non-invasive procedure where studies have shown a lasting 20% fat reduction. Results will vary so schedule an evaluation with one of our associates.

Downtime: None. Possible slight bruising.

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Botox®

botoxTo relax wrinkles, lines, furrows and folds and ease excessive perspiration

Used for over 20 years, Botox® is a safe, muscle-relaxing agent used to treat unwanted, dynamic wrinkles of the face. These include forehead lines, crow’s feet, frown lines between the brows, cobbling in the chin and banding in the neck. Botox® can also raise the arch of the eyebrow, lift the corners of the mouth, ease excessive sweating in the underarms and palms.

Downtime: None with possible slight bruising. Results generally last an average 3-6 months.

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Dysport™

dysportTo relax wrinkles, lines, furrows and folds

Dysport is an FDA approved injectable medication that is used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines in adults under 65 years of age.

Downtime: None. Possible slight bruising. Results last 3-6 months.

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Juvéderm®

juvedermTo smooth and contour wrinkles and folds Juvéderm™ is an injectable filler composed of hyaluronic acid specially created for a smoother, more natural feel and look. Depending on the person, results may last from 6 to 12 months, about twice as long as collagen based fillers.

Downtime: 2-3 days , depending on the patient, with possible swelling, slight bruising or redness.

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Restylane® and Perlane®

restylaneTo fill wrinkles, lines, folds and lips

Restylane® and Perlane® are hyaluronic acid fillers. Injection into the skin results in restoration of volume and correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. Depending on the person, results may last up to18 months.

Downtime: 2-3 days, depending on the patient, with possible swelling, slight bruising or redness.

See before-and-after photos of patients who have used from Restylane.

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Radiesse®

radiesseTo fill wrinkles, lines, and folds

Radiesse is a unique filler material that works by stimulating the body’s own natural collagen production. It can instantly correct the appearance of marionette lines, smile lines, downturned corners of the mouth, and prejowl depressions. Results typically last more than a year.

Downtime: 2-3 days, depending on the patient due to possible bruising, swelling, or redness.

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Sculptra® Aesthetic

sculptraTo fill wrinkles, lines, and facial contouring

Sculptra is a facial injectable synthetic polymer that helps restore the look of fullness to shallow and deep facial wrinkles and folds by replacing lost collagen. Results may last up to 2 years. Because it works by reinforcing lost collagen structure in the skin, results occur gradually and usually 3-4 injection sessions are needed over a period of a few months.

Downtime: 2-3 days, depending on the patient, with possible swelling, slight bruising or redness.

See before-and-after photos of patients who have used Sculptra.

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black_skinChemical Peels

To improve skin tone and texture.

We offer a variety of chemical peel formulations designed to improve discoloration due to sun damage and acne scarring and textural changes that may cause the skin to take on an aged appearance.

Downtime: none to 7 days.

Number of treatments: 1 to 6.

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Sclerotherapy (spider vein treatment)

To clear spider veins and broken capillaries on the legs

Concentrated saline solution eliminates or markedly reduces unsightly red or blue leg veins (varicosities) or broken capillaries (telangiectasias).

Downtime: 2 to 3 days

Number of treatments: 2 to 4, 3 to 4 weeks apart depending on the extent and depth of the vessels.

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Fraxel re:store® treatment—for mild to severe skin damage

ssk15_l45-after-dssk15_l45-before-dThe original and most popular Fraxel treatment, Fraxel re:store treatment can resurface damaged skin and uncover the skin of your youth—all with minimal impact on your daily routine. Fraxel treatment safely and effectively removes years from your appearance–so you get renewed skin and renewed confidence.

What it treats: wrinkles around the eyes, acne scars, surgical scars, age spots/sunspots, melasma (irregular patches of brown skin on the forehead, cheeks, upper lip and nose) and actinic keratoses (precancerous lesions) on ALL skintypes.

Downtime: Most return to regular activities within a day or two.|

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Candela GentleYag® (for laser hair removal, laser vein removal and skin tightening)

Our Candela GentleYag® laser is effective and safe to use on all skin types. Its applications include permanent hair reduction, treatment of beard bumps or pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB), skin tightening and treatment of wrinkles, removal of facial and leg veins. Downtime: none Number of treatments: 1 to 6, depending on the treatment indication.

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