How Cosmetic Dermatology Can Improve Your Life

The desire to find the fountain of youth and look younger is not a new ideal. Damaged or flawed skin can have a significantly greater impact on your life than you may realize. From your self-esteem to the clothes you wear, even the slightest imperfections can make a difference. Historically, plastic surgery was perceived as an operation only for the wealthy but cosmetic dermatology has entered into the marketplace as an affordable and effective alternative.

What is Cosmetic Dermatology ?

Cosmetic dermatology is the treatment of skin conditions using cosmetic techniques such as laser surgery, collagen injections, chemical peels, and dermabrasion. Cosmetic dermatology can improve your life in many ways including:

Appear Younger

One of the leading reasons for engaging in this type of procedure is to appear younger. There are numerous methods options to do-so including: skin tightening, wrinkles smoothed and various other techniques to provide a more youthful look. One of the most common procedures is to add fillers to wrinkles and lines located on the lower section of the face. Fillers execute exactly as described; they fill lines and wrinkles while lifting the line’s folds so they cannot be seen by the naked eye.

Generate a Healthy Glow

Skin peels are an excellent option to remove the top layers of dead skin which expose the healthier and more vibrant-looking skin beneath. The result is much smoother and more alive-looking skin following the treatment which is offered by advanced dermatology services.

Hide Spider Veins

Spider veins are small, dark bunches of veins that visibility twist through the skin on your legs. Using laser treatments applied by advanced dermatology services, you can reduce their appearance and even eliminate them over time. Even the smallest varicose veins can be improved using this type of procedure.

Increase Confidence

The biggest reason to undergo a cosmetic procedure is to build your confidence. A smooth complexion mixed with clean skin will improve your appearance thus building your confidence and self-assurance. Confidence is one of the most attractive attributes you can showcase.

Reduce Scars

For those with even the clearest and healthiest skin, the texture or discoloration from a scar can reduce your appearance which decreases your confidence. The most common case is found with acne scars as they are typically group together on your face. Using laser scar reduction treatment, you can regain healthy-looking and vibrant skin. There are different types of lasers for different purposes such as tattoo removal, hair removal sun spot removal, fix broken blood vessels, and eliminate redness.

If you are interested in learning more about cosmetic dermatology, contact us today! Our professionals can help determine the right procedure to get your skin back to the youthful and vibrant appearance that it once had!

A picture of Patrick J. O’Neill, MD wearing his doctor attire.

About the Author

Upon completing medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, Dr. O’Neill completed nine years of residency training. These nine years included a full general surgery and a plastic surgery residency, both at the Medical University of South Carolina, and a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. Dr. O’Neill has extensive certifications, training, skills, and knowledge that make him a successful physician who can carry out your next plastic surgery procedure. His expertise and technique will result in the beautiful and natural look you desire post surgery.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Sub-Certification in Hand and Microsurgery

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