Advanced Dermatology Blog
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There are two types of resurfacing lasers, ablative and non-ablative. When patients think of laser resurfacing this often brings to mind traditional laser treatments where patients had extended downtime and healing. With the advent of new technologies patients can still undergo resurfacing, but with less downtime; however, there remain situations where some patients may … Read More ›
Actinic keratoses (singular actininc keratosis), also called “AKs”, are skin growths that are precursors to skin cancer. Specifically, AKs can develop into squamous cell skin cancer. They do not develop into any other type of skin cancer. Usually the progression to actual skin cancer occurs when AKs have been neglected for a period of … Read More ›
Non-invasive methods for body sculpting, including removing fat and tightening skin, are increasing in popularity. At Advanced Dermatology we are fortunate to have access to numerous devices to decrease fat and improve laxity of skin. With regard to fat cell destruction, regardless of the method used, fat removal is permanent. As adults we are unable … Read More ›
Exciting news, we have an amazing new laser, called Fotona. The Fotona is a multi-use laser as it has two wavelengths of light, the Nd:YAG and erbium:YAG; thus we can do anything from hair removal to treating veins to skin tightening and everything in between! We are most enthusiastic for some of the unique … Read More ›
What characteristics define an attractive female face versus an attractive male face? There are several facial features that enhance femininity with one of these being that a feminine face is characterized by a heart shape or inverted triangle; this means the lower face is narrower than the upper and the jaw is tapered. This is … Read More ›
Pityriasis rosea (PR) is a fairly common rash that typically occurs during the fall and spring, but can develop any time during the year. It most frequently appears in children and teenagers, however, those in other age groups can develop PR as well. The rash is characterized by pink or salmon colored, scaly, oval and … Read More ›