Laser Procedures by Island Dermatology
What is the Sciton Laser System? The Sciton Laser is a multi-purpose laser that can help you achieve the youthful appearance of yester-year! The two most popular modalities are the MicroLaser Peel and ProFractional. These [...]
The Versapulse Laser is the industry Gold-Standard for removal of unwanted tattoos. People get tattoos for a wide variety of reasons. As that cute little butterfly turns into a large vulture, many patients want to [...]
What are angiomas and telangectasias? Telangectasias are small collections of blood vessels commonly seen on the face around the nose or on the cheeks. Some of these may become more noticeable in the heat or [...]
BOTOX® and Dysport® are derived from the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. They act to temporarily paralyze the muscles of facial expression, thereby softening facial wrinkles by inhibiting these muscles from contracting. Most people will see its effects starting to take place in 4-7 days.
Cosmetic Skin Enhancement
Dermabrasion is an effective treatment for facial scarring and other imperfections of the skin. Trauma from an accident or scars left behind from acne respond very well to dermabrasion. Dermabrasion acts to smooth the transition from the healthy skin to the previous scar. This can be on the entire face, or focused on precise areas.
What does Thermage do? Thermage helps tighten and shape the skin, giving you a younger and healthy appearance. How does Thermage work? Thermage is a cutting edge procedure that uses radio-frequency technology to heat the deeper layer of skin, while protecting the surface to prevent damage.