Cosmetic Procedures

Injectable substances (like Botox) and dermal fillers are used to provide a wide variety of benefits from reducing wrinkles to reducing sweating. These procedures are considered to be less invasive and less costly compared to traditional cosmetic surgery, and typically have a short recovery time. Some fillers last several months to a year, and others can be permanent. There are a wide variety of injectable fillers, and each product has their specific use, advantages and disadvantages.

Typical benefits of injectables include:

  • Correcting scars
  • Reducing the appearance of wrinkles
  • Replacing lost volume from aging and resulting loss of natural fat
  • Adding volume to areas where patients feel lacks plumpness
  • Reducing excess sweating

Learn about specific Injectables & Dermal Fillers

BOTOX Dysport Hylaform Juvederm Pearlane Radiesse Restylane Sculptra Selphyl Silicone Oil Soft Lift (Botox + Juvederm) Xeomin

Skin resurfacing is a cosmetic procedure which aims to correct minor problems with the skin's surface by intentionally abrading or damaging the very surface of the skin, and thereby encouraging the development of new higher quality skin. This cosmetic practice has a long history. They can provide benefits such as:
  • Smoothing the skin's surface
  • Reducing or eliminating uneven skin tone
  • Reduction of minor wrinkles
Chemical peels and dermabrasion are techniques that aim to damage the skin in a controlled manner in order to induce increased collagen production, and benefit from it. Dermabrasion and chemical peels both vary widely in strength. With greater strength, greater benefits can be expected, but the risk, recovery time, and cost of procedures also increase proportionately.
There are many variables that can affect prices. The type of peel used is the most important factor. For stronger peels, a dermatologist must be applying it for safety.

Learn about Skin Resurfacing Procedures

Chemical Peels Dermabrasion Microdermabrasion

Lasers and various light energy and ultrasound treatments is a very popular and effective anti-aging tool. They are also used to treat medical conditions. There are a large variety of lasers that vary in its application, scope of the procedure, cost of procedure, and recovery time. In the context of cosmetic dermatology, lasers can:
  • Smooth out the surface of te skin
  • Remove visible blood vessels
  • Correct minor pigmentation problems
  • Improve sun damaged skin
  • Removal of tattoos

Learn about Laser & Energy Procedures

Blu-U Clear + Brilliant CoolSculpting by Zeltiq Excel V Vascular Laser Fraxel Laser IPL Photorejuvenation Isolaz Lightsheer Laser LipoSonix Medlite C6 Laser ProFractional Therapy Sciton Thermage Ultherapy Vaser Laser

Surgical removal is the most common treatment for tumours or unwanted skin growths, and very often the only effective treatment. They can be used to treat medical conditions like skin cancer, or more commonly to treat cosmetic problems like moles, broken blood vessels, or other benign tumours. Here are some common conditions that can be removed:
  • Cherry Angioma
  • Cyst
  • Mole removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Unwanted Hair Removal

Learn about Removal & Clearing Procedures

Cherry Angiomas Removal Cysts Removal Mohs Surgery Mole Removal Skin Tag Removal Spider Veins Treatment Tattoo Removal Unwanted Hair Removal

Prescription products have a higher concentration of active ingredients and can provide various benefits to the skin. They can be used to treat sun damage, wrinkling, or to provide a general anti-aging effect on the skin.

Typical benefits include:
  • Improved skin texture
  • Even pigmentation
  • General anti-aging

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Latisse

Many skin clinics specialize in treating specific skin problems, or a niche area in cosmetic dermatology. Some common specializations include:

Learn about Prescription Products

Acne Anti-Aging Eczema Psoriasis Rosacea Sensitive Skin Sun Damage