Treatment of spider veins and varicose veins

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Treatment of Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

Spider veins

Spider veins are tiny red, purple, or blue veins that frequently appear “tree-like” or “string-like” most often on the thighs or legs. Spider veins don’t cause symptoms, unlike varicose veins. However, most people find them unsightly and many people with spider veins choose to have them treated. They have a genetic component in some people, and they can’t be easily prevented. Other factors ...

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Removing Blackheads

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Removing Blackheads

Blackheads are also called open comedones. They are open pores that become blocked by oil and dead skin cells (keratinocytes). This debris forms a hardened clump that continues to attract dirt and enlarges over time. The oil plug becomes oxidized and then turns black, giving the name and appearance of “blackheads”.

Blackheads are more common in people who have oily skin because of the excess sebum in their pores, but ...

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Treatment of Warts

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Warts result from infection of the skin and mucous membranes by human papilloma virus (HPV). Warts can appear anywhere on the body. Infection by the HPV virus causes a reaction in the skin that results in thickening of the skin, or hyperkeratosis. Infected skin becomes thickened and firm, resulting in a raised and hardened bump that can be smooth or rough in texture.

In most cases, a biopsy is not needed to ...

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Restylane Silk and Juvederm Voluma

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Cosmetic Fillers

Restylane Silk and Juvederm Voluma are both widely used soft tissue fillers that can be used to treat wrinkles and volume loss that occurs as a result of aging. Both injectable fillers are temporary, and are eventually resorbed by your body. Cosmetic fillers can work by providing temporary volume, or they can work by creating a scaffold for formation of new collagen by your body. Your cosmetic dermatologist may use ...

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Treatments for Acne Scarring

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Acne Scaring

After enduring acne for years, many patients are relieved to see an end to breakouts, but when scarring has occurred, patients search for an effective treatment to restore a smooth complexion.

Surprisingly, 20% of adult women suffer from acne. Although it is difficult to predict which patients will experience scarring, prevention of acne can reduce the numbers. Approximately 95% of patients with acne develop scarring to some degree. If you’re ...

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Treatments for Rosacea

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What is rosacea?

slideshow_newlydiagnosedRosacea is a chronic relapsing skin condition resulting in a diffuse red appearance the central part of the face. Patients present with redness and telangiectasias, (visible dilated blood vessels). There are different subtypes of rosacea, characterized by the patterns of skin lesions and redness. Stage 1 rosacea patients have diffuse redness and flushing. Stage 2 rosacea patients have the redness and present with red spots ...

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Anti-Aging Technology Improvements

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Advances in cosmetic dermatology are allowing doctors to turn back the clock effectively, in a short office visit with only minimal downtime. These new procedures often cost less than traditional antiaging procedures, and they are more effective with less downtime. The Palomar Starlux, VBeam, and Fractional Erbium/CO2 are devices that are allow dermatologists to help patients look better in a shorter period ...

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What is a Liquid Facelift?

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Dermal Fillers Can Restore Volume to the Aging Face

Utilization of dermal fillers is sometimes called a “liquid facelift” because of the restorative enhancement that an experienced cosmetic physician can achieve by artfully placing small amounts of dermal filler in problem areas. At BHSkin, we use a variety of treatments to treat or reverse the signs of aging, especially those due to loss of facial fat and collagen. Some physicians will choose ...

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Retinoids and Skin Care: Tips from the Dermatologists at BHSkin

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What are Retinoids?

The doctors at BHSkin can tell you about the many benefits of retinoid compounds for skin care. Retinoids were first approved in the early 1970’s for treatment of acne, and are still used to treat moderate to severe acne that is resistant to other treatment. Retinoids are topical medications, applied to the skin in a cream or an ointment. They can unclog the pores, removing dead ...

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Organic Beauty Products

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Because so many people try to live a healthier lifestyle, organic beauty products have become popular. It’s important to know what an organic beauty product is and what its benefits can be for your skin.

What Does “Organic” Mean?

In chemistry, “organic” is a chemical compound containing carbon. Organic products are not as easy to define. The United States Department of Agriculture regulates the manufacture and sale of organic foods through standards ...

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