Laser skin treatments are an effective option for many patients looking to improve the appearance of their face, neck, chest, and overall body. In general, laser treatments may fall in to 1 of 2 categories. First are ablative treatments, which are laser devices that gently remove layers of skin to achieve specific aesthetic goals. Alternatively, laser skin treatments can be non-ablative, meaning that the skin absorbs laser light without any cellular damage. Non-ablative laser skin treatments are known to achieve various results, including increased blood flow, collagen production, and visible skin improvement. Learn more about the laser skin treatments offered by acclaimed Miami dermatologist, Dr. Mariano Busso. Continue reading →
When is the ideal time to treat age spots?
These flat, tan, or brown areas of skin often appear on the face, hands, shoulders, and arms. Not coincidentally, these are the areas of the body that are most heavily exposed to sunlight throughout the day.
Discolorations are known as age spots because they seem to become more frequent and more pronounced with age. Age spots are sometimes confused with melanoma (skin cancer), which can develop into life threatening condition when left untreated. Read this article to learn more about minimizing age spots, checking for melanoma, and keeping skin looking its best.
You’ve probably heard of chemical peels on your favorite plastic surgery reality show, or from a friend desperately wishing to resurface dull or scarred facial skin. But, most people who aren’t in the aesthetic dermatology field, or who haven’t undergone a chemical peel first-hand, aren’t aware of how beneficial a facial peel is when administered by a medically certified professional. When strategically applied, certain chemicals provide immaculate results that allow you to feel more comfortable in your own skin.
If you suffer from fine lines, wrinkles, acne, scars, melasma, age spots, or a combination of the above, your options for reversal include a TCA chemical peel.