Procedures

Cortisone Injections: Cortisone shots are injections that may help relieve pain and inflammation in a specific area of your body. They can be used in small amounts for cystic acne or in larger amounts for allergic reactions.

Skin Biopsies: A skin biopsies are useful in diagnosing and ruling out skin conditions and disorders. It may also be used to remove skin growths. A skin biopsy may be necessary to diagnose or to help treat skin conditions and diseases, including: … Rare rashes, skin cancers, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.

Cryotherapy/ Liquid Nitrogen: Cryosurgery is a highly effective treatment for a broad range of benign skin problems. Benign skin lesions that are suitable for freezing include actinic keratosis, solar lentigo, seborrheic keratosis, viral wart and molluscum contagiosum. Cryosurgery requires little time and fits easily into the physician’s office schedule. Advantages of this treatment include a short preparation time, low risk of infection, and minimal wound care. In addition, cryosurgery requires no expensive supplies or injectable anesthesia, and the patient does not have to return for suture removal. Potential side effects include bleeding, blister formation, headache, hair loss, and hypopigmentation, but rarely scarring. Skin lesions often can be treated in a single session, although some require several treatments.

Photodynamic/Red Light Therapy: Easy and non-invasive in office FDA approved procedure for sun damage, precancerous treatment and anti-aging treatment. Amazing results to be expected every time. Paste this URL into your browser for details! http://www.biofrontera.us.com/for-patients/

Skin Excisions: Excision refers to the removal of a skin lesion by completely cutting it out. A common reason to excise a skin lesion is to remove skin cancer, such as a basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma or melanoma.

Chemical Peels: The chemical peel is the process of applying a chemical solution to the skin to smooth out its texture. It can be used to treat many skin issues like acne, fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. A form of chemical exfoliation, a peel allows your skin to shed off a layer, making room for new, healthier skin. We have a licensed master esthetician on staff to help persevere or regain the natural youthful you. You can start be requesting a free in-person consultation.

Laser: A quality-switched laser (Q-Switched) is a non-invasive laser that creates high-intensity pulsed beam light. The Q-Switched laser beam pulses last a mere billionth of a second. The energy emitted from a Q-switched laser is concentrated into very powerful pulses. Q-Switched lasers are able to shatter tiny fragments of pigmentation or ink, stimulate collagen production or kill fungus. Because their contact with the skin is less than other lasers, Q-Switched lasers are known for not damaging surrounding tissue and causing unwanted side effects. With advanced technology, Q-Switched lasers are used for many conditions, including the following: Tattoo removal, Treatment of onychomycosis (toenail fungus), Age spots, Sunspots, Birthmarks, Freckles, Moles, Spider veins, Café-au-lait spots, Telangiectasia, Angiomas, Port wine stains, Skin rejuvenation.

IPL (Intense Pulse Light) Treatments: is a technology used by cosmetic and medical practitioners to perform various skin treatments for aesthetic and therapeutic purposes, including hair removal, photorejuvenation (e.g. the treatment of skin pigmentation, sun damage, and thread veins) . Only our licensed and trained provider and esthetician operated this machine.

Microdermabarsion: is cosmetic procedure for the skin that involves the mechanical abrasion and removal part of the most upper layer of skin. It is used to rejuvenate the skin and to treat skin blemishes or imperfections such as scars or wrinkles.

Microneedling: originally known as collagen induction therapy or percutaneous collagen induction (PCI), is now a well-documented treatment option in atrophic acne scars and for skin rejuvenation. The therapeutic indications for this treatment option have increased over the last few years to include transdermal drug delivery, treatment of periorbital melanosis, actinic keratosis and varicella scars. Previously used on its own, it is now increasingly combined with other modalities such as photodynamic therapy to obtain ideal results.

Hydrafacial: is the only hydradermabrasion procedure that combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, hydration and antioxidant protection simultaneously, resulting in clearer, more beautiful skin with no discomfort or downtime. The treatment is soothing, moisturizing, non-invasive and non-irritating.

Botox: BOTOX® blocks the signal from the nerve to the muscles. The injected muscle can no longer contract (tighten) as forcefully, which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften. BOTOX® can be used on the forehead lines, frown lines, crow’s feet, bunny lines (lines in the nose), chin (for dimpling), skin bands on the neck, and around the mouth (for smoker’s lines and down-turned corners of the mouth). Wrinkles caused by sun damage and gravity often will not respond to BOTOX®. It is important to re-emphasize that BOTOX® is NOT a facial filler (that is, it does not fill existing wrinkles) – it merely relaxes the muscles that are creating those wrinkles.

Juvederm®: is a family of injectable hyaluronic acid dermal fillers used to provide 9 months to one year of correction for moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds (lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth). It is also used for lip augmentation. Juvederm® products are a smooth consistency gel, compared to some hyaluronic gel products that have a granular consistency. Juvederm® products are developed using the Hylacross technology to allow a smoother, malleable gel. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the body. Hyaluronic acid works by holding in water at the injection site and acting as a cushioning agent. It adds temporary volume and a smoother appearance to skin. Most patients need more than one treatment to achieve optimal results.

Latisse® (bimatoprost): is a manmade form of a naturally occurring substance called a prostaglandin. Latisse® eye drops are used to treat hypotrichosis (abnormal growth of the eyelashes). Bimatoprost helps increase the growth, length, thickness, and darkness of eyelashes.