ACNE SCAR TREATMENT

Acne is an inflammatory condition involving hair...

CHERRY HEMANGIOMAS

Cherry hemangiomas are little red bumps that...

ENLARGED PORES

Enlarged pores are one of the five changes that...

FACIAL VEINS

With the exception of the linear veins on the...
SPIDER VEINS

SPIDER VEINS

Unwanted veins on the legs come in all shapes and sizes. Varicose veins are large, bulging, blue veins that are often painful. The best ways to get rid of these are by surgically stripping them out, by sclerotherapy injections, or by newer ways that irritate these big...
SCARS

SCARS

Scars come in all shapes and sizes. Lasers are particularly good at improving red scars, in which they will remove the red color as well as helping to improve the texture of the scar significantly. Keloids, are large thick scars that extend beyond the boundaries of...
ROSACEA

ROSACEA

Rosacea is an extremely common condition affecting over 5% of the US population. Rosacea is characterized by flushing and blushing due to the appearance of veins in sun-exposed areas of the face, often accompanies by pimples, and most commonly by a generalized...
STRETCH MARKS

STRETCH MARKS

Stretch marks are best to treat while they are red. Lasers are quite good at removing the redness and IMPROVING the texture of stretch marks. It’s extremely difficult to completely erase stretch marks, although significantly improving red ones is quite achievable...
PORT-WINE STAINS

PORT-WINE STAINS

Port-wine stains and hemangiomas are common birthmarks. Often, some of these marks, like the very common, red patch or ‘stork bite’ on the back of the neck, resolve over time, often by age 4. It’s important to show these marks to a pediatrician, since they often show...
NECK REDNESS

NECK REDNESS

A common complaint with an uncommon name is sun-induced redness on the sides of the neck, called ‘Poikiloderma of Civatte’ (POC). This redness on the side of the neck results from long-term sun-exposure. The area under the chin is spared, because the chin blocks the...
MELASMA

MELASMA

Melasma, more commonly known as “the mask of pregnancy,” is brown pigmentation on the cheeks, around the eyes and sometimes on the forehead or above the lip, made worse by sun-exposure. Melasma is most often caused by hormonal changes brought on by pregnancy, birth...
KERATOSIS PILARIS

KERATOSIS PILARIS

The name for common scaly bumps that most often occur on the backs of the arms is ‘keratosis pilaris’. Keratosis pilaris typically occurs on the backs of the arms in people with an ‘atopic background’, which means those with atopic dermatitis (eczema), allergies...

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