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Vascular Verses Pigmented Birthmarks and Treatments

Just because you were born with it doesn’t mean you have to live with it! Many babies are born with birthmarks; although most birthmarks fade by adolescence, some persist into adulthood and can cause significant cosmetic concerns. We offer multiple

Unique Areas for CoolSculpting®

When asked what my favorite treatment is that we offer, I almost always say CoolSculpting® for fat reduction and body shaping. CoolSculpting® is an FDA-approved procedure that non-invasively treats areas of stubborn fat that will not budge with diet and

I have Fitzpatrick Skin Type VI with Hyperpigmentation, What are My Treatment Options?

Hyperpigmentation is a common dermatologic complaint and is more common in those with skin types IV or greater. Hyperpigmentation can be a sequela from acne, trauma, surgeries, rashes, bruises, and more. Although hyperpigmentation is frustrating and bothersome, there are many

After BOTOX® for Years – When Do I Add Injectable Fillers to My Treatment Plan

Frown lines, forehead lines, and crow’s feet are often the first signs of aging. Treating these dynamic wrinkles of the face with BOTOX® is many patients’ first entry into cosmetic procedures. However, as the years pass facial volume loss occurs,

Bad Acne Can Run in the Family

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, right? If you had bad acne when you were younger, your child will likely also struggle with acne during their teenage years. The key to managing acne is identifying and treating it

Neurotoxin Units Deciphered

At Advanced Dermatology, our medical providers utilize injections of BOTOX®, Dysport®, Jeuveau®, and Xeomin® to relax facial lines and wrinkles. These are all measured in neurotoxin units and recorded to guarantee consistent future treatment. As with all drugs, different people

Alopecia – What is it and What Does Treatment Look Like?

Alopecia has gotten more recent media attention due to the Oscars incident. Alopecia is a general term meaning hair loss from the scalp or body. There are many forms of alopecia, and treatment is based on the given subtype. Hair

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