Skin Tag Removal

A skin tag refers to a flesh-colored, painless, benign growth on the skin surface. They are connected by a stalk known as a peduncle. They are unpreventable and one of the most common bumps found on human skin – almost everyone will develop one or more at some stage in their life. Skin tags affect… Read more »

Sclerotherapy and Other Vein Treatments

Around 20% of adults will develop spider veins or varicose veins at some stage in their lives. They are more common in women than in men. The causes behind them range from weight gain to trauma, to fluctuating hormones and the patient’s genetics. Spider and varicose veins are a result of damaged veins, with the latter… Read more »

Scar Revision

Some people are proud of their scars. Others find theirs unsightly or a permanent reminder of past trauma. For those who fall into the latter category, scar revision can help them to feel more comfortable in their own skin.  These days there are a number of options available to reduce the appearance of scars. These… Read more »

Radiofrequency Microneedling

Also known as collagen induction therapy or skin needling, radiofrequency microneedling is one of the most popular treatments to rejuvenate the skin. It is a controlled form of skin injury that works by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. This innovative cosmetic procedure has proven to be effective in diminishing the appearance of enlarged… Read more »

Platelet-rich Plasma

Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, treatments are a way to rejuvenate the skin in a safe and non-invasive way. Nicknamed the ‘vampire facial’, it uses the patient’s own blood to stimulate the growth of new cells and regenerate collagen and tissue for a firmer complexion. This treatment is mainly used on areas of the face, but… Read more »

Pigment Lasers

There are a number of different ways that laser can be used in dermatology to improve the skin. Some of them work to rejuvenate the complexion, reduce signs of aging and treat scarring and uneven texture. Some lasers are used to remove moles and other irregularities.  The kind of laser treatment patients receive depends on what… Read more »

Phototherapy

When we think of UV light and its relationship with our skin, we tend to think of the damage caused by the sun. But UV light, when administered in a controlled, medical environment can provide real relief to people with chronic skin conditions. This treatment is called phototherapy.  What is Phototherapy? Phototherapy is a relatively… Read more »

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

Also known as blue light therapy, photodynamic therapy (PDT) is proven effective at eliminating certain types of skin cancer cells and providing relief to patients with chronic skin conditions and acne. This treatment requires the application of a photosensitizing drug which is then activated using a light source and eliminates the need for surgery on… Read more »

Peels

Chemical peels are an effective way to rejuvenate your complexion. When performed by a board-certified dermatologist or registered aesthetician, they can target and treat a range of skin concerns, including fine lines, dullness, melasma and sun damage, acne and uneven texture. Peels can be done on the face, neck and hands at different strengths according… Read more »