Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic Dermatology

Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic particle resurfacing treatment made to restore the appearance of skin by eradicating fine lines, sun deterioration, acne and uneven pigmentation. This nonsurgical, non-chemical strategy is a relatively cutting edge procedure that become quite popular in the United States. It has been found in European countries starting the early 1990s and initially hit the market in the United States in 1998. The treatment is usually considered harmless, excellent and pain-free. Microdermabrasion is often... Read More

Chemical Peels
We provide skincare treatments including chemical peels. Our dermatologist recommends a customized approach to skincare. We tailor treatment for different skin types and colors and integrate your chemical peel and skincare treatments to your meet your needs. By performing skin assessments to determine your skin type and any concerns you may have, we can help your skin condition by recommending appropriate products. A skin chemical peel is an exfoliation method that can improve the appearance of skin on... Read More

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: The Vampire Facial
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is a popular skin rejuvenating treatment sometimes known as the Vampire Facial. The colloquial name “Vampire Facial” comes from the use of the patient's own blood in the treatment, and the prevalence of vampires in popular culture. This procedure has garnered a lot of media attention because of its popularity with movie stars and celebrities and its sensational nickname. Patients come to the Advanced Dermatology clinic having heard about this treatment in the media... Read More

Micro Needling
Micro needling is a non-invasive procedure that can be used to treat a variety of conditions on the skin. It has very little side effects, can be done very quickly, and is a great alternative to dermabrasion. Micro needling is also referred to as skin needling and can be used to treat acne, scars, wrinkles, dark spots, stretch marks, tighten sagging skin, uneven pigmentation, and other skin issues. This procedure is mainly performed on the face, but can also be done on the hands, neck, chest and back... Read More

Permanent Makeup
Permanent makeup is a cosmetic technique which employs tattoos as a means of producing designs by depositing colored pigment into the upper reticular layer of the dermis that resemble makeup, such as eye lining and other permanent enhancing colors to the skin of the face, lips, and eyelids. Permanent makeup won't smear, smudge, or rub off!... Read More

Silhouette InstaLift
The Silhouette InstaLift (Sinclair Pharmaceuticals) uses a resorbable suspension suture with bidirectional cones for anchoring to lift and reposition subdermal tissue of the mid-face, with minimal downtime. Made from polyglycolide/L-lactide, the implanted Silhouette InstaLift mechanically fixates the tissue until collagen production and encapsulation of the suture in collagen occurs. This results in a gradual increase in facial volume and shapeliness... Read More

Skin Discoloration
Also known as chloasma, melasma is a symmetrical discoloration (meaning that appears on both sides of the face) that is characterised by large blotches of brown pigmentation. It can appear on the cheeks, bridge of the nose, upper lip and forehead. It is caused by an increase in melanin in the skin. It is far more common in women than in men. Melasma can occur at different levels of the skin. The 'epidermal' type will respond to treatment, while the 'dermal' (lower down in the skin) and 'mixed' varieties... Read More