In the field of dermatology, filler is a material injected into the skin for a variety of cosmetic reasons. It can help smooth out lines and wrinkles and fill in larger voids/hollows. At Advanced Dermatology of the Midlands, all our dermatology providers have extensive experience and training in the use of facial dermal skin fillers. We love doing these procedures for our patients, and they love their results. In this article, we will walk you through some of the most common areas people get fillers, as well as the difference between a cannula and a traditional needle for skin filler.
The technique of dermaplaning, which involves deep exfoliation of the skin, has been in development for nearly 40 years. Both the tools and the technique have been refined giving us an incredibly effective and very safe procedure that we now offer.
Dermatologists have perfected the use of lasers to treat many different skin problems. In our field, no laser is perhaps more important than the pulsed dye Vbeam Perfecta vascular laser. Advanced Dermatology Midlands has such a laser available that we have extensive experience using to treat our patients. This laser is known as the Vbeam Perfecta pulsed-dye laser. This medical device has many different uses and is generally quite safe.
When we talk to our patients about cysts, they frequently ask us if we watch Dr. Pimple Popper. The simple truth is, that we don’t. However, we get to live the dream by working on cysts every day. These fluid-filled sacs in the skin are common, and because of that we see and treat them very frequently in our dermatology clinics. From your head to your toes, people can develop cysts on virtually any part of their skin. Most of the time these don’t require any treatment. However, there are a few circumstances that may necessitate having your cysts treated. Also, there are many different cysts types that pop up on the skin.
In our clinics at Advanced Dermatology of the Midlands we see new patients daily and wanted to write this as a source of guidance and to welcome new patients coming to our practice. Some individuals are coming to see a dermatologist for the very first time. In contrast, some new patients have already seen a dermatologist elsewhere, and for various reasons want to establish care with a new dermatology provider.
We are all blessed with moles, some people more than others. And moles come in all sorts of sizes, shapes, and colors. They are generally medium to dark brown but can also be skin-colored or black. The majority of moles are flat, relatively even in color and regular in shape. Some moles are raised and these are usually soft to touch and lighter in color.
Though acne is most often seen as affecting teenagers, it is also a scourge for many adult women. Perhaps this is why acne in adult women does not receive adequate attention in dermatology. It may also be the reason that many women can feel disappointed, embarrassed, and somewhat lost when they do have acne. We understand this extremely well.
It’s almost easier to look at this question by looking at the opposite of it—how do you accelerate the aging of your skin? Two major and numerous minor factors can speed this process. Ultraviolet light from the sun, tanning beds, and a few other sources as well as cigarette smoke are the two major factors that can strongly speed the aging…