How Do Lasers Target and Treat the Skin?

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Hair removal, acne scars, broken blood vessels, unwanted tattoos. Nowadays, it seems just about everything can be treated with a laser. “Laser therapy for skin conditions is actually a scientifically complex procedure,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, board certified dermatologist and cosmetic expert in Austin, Texas.”In general, the specific wavelength of light produced by the laser targets different chromophores in the Continue reading

CoolSculpting: Non-Surgical Fat Removal for Your Problem Areas


How would you like to eliminate excess fat from your problem areas — such as the thighs, bra line, or waistline — without the pain, high cost, or prolonged recovery time of traditional plastic surgery? Coolsculpting is a revolutionary new breakthrough in non-invasive fat removal that can give you the body of your dreams with none of the problems associated with Continue reading

Skin Disorders : Erythema Nodosum


Erythema Nodosum is an inflammatory condition that happens deep underneath the skin, within the subcutaneous fatty layer. It is a somewhat rare condition that can affect both men and women between the ages of 20 – 40. “It typically appears as painful lumps, otherwise known as nodules, that are red and tender to the touch,” explains Dr. Adam Mamelak, a board Continue reading

How Safe is the miraDry® Procedure?


For patients who suffer from excessive underarm sweat, a permanent solution like miraDry® can be very exciting. However, since the sweat glands in the underarm area are often completely eliminated during treatment, some of our patients inquire about the safety of this innovative solution. During the miraDry® procedure, a handheld device is passed over the target area. Electromagnetic energy can Continue reading

Can Botox Help My Headaches?

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For many migraine sufferers, like Emily Johnston, certified physician assistant at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas, the pain can be almost unbearable. They are often described as throbbing, pulsating, splitting pain with an inability to tolerate light or sound and can sometimes be associated with nausea or vomiting. Anyone who has experienced these has probably felt desperate for a way Continue reading

What Can Co-enzyme Q Do For Your Skin?

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Millions of Americans are currently taking the dietary supplement Co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10) to treat a wide range of health conditions, ranging from chronic heart conditions and high blood pressure to age-related conditions such as Alzheimer’s Disease, macular degeneration, and cataracts, among many others. However, did you know that CoQ10 can also be an important part of your skin care regimen? CoQ10 is a naturally occurring enzyme Continue reading

What are the Benefits of miraDry?


Many patients who visit our dermatologists find themselves exhausted by the constant irritation and embarrassment that excessive underarm sweat can cause, particularly with the hot Texas weather. Even prescription antiperspirants are not always effective for all patients. However, thanks to an innovative non-invasive treatment called miraDry®, the common concerns associated with underarm sweat can be permanently eliminated. Approved by the Continue reading

The Benefits of Using Juvederm for a Non-surgical Nose Job

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Millions of Americans from all walks of life have successfully benefited from the improved appearance and confidence of a traditional surgical rhinoplasty or ‘nose job’. Millions more would like to, but have been held back by cost, by fear of surgery, or by the social stigma of cosmetic surgery. Sanova Dermatology is proud to offer a new, non-surgical alternative for patients Continue reading

JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC: Enhance Your Lips With This New Filler


Are you ready to enhance the shape of your lips and restore the fullness that they once had, or that you wish they had? With age comes the gradual loss of the natural substances that give our skin structure and fullness. JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC, a new FDA-approved filler, can help create well-defined lips with a natural fullness. What Is JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC? Continue reading

Facial Acne Clinical Study

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Bothered by blemishes? Trouble clearing your complexion? Has your skin care regimen not delivered the results you’re looking for? If you or your teenager struggle with facial acne, you may qualify for this new clinical study. Eligible participants may be given an investigational, topical medication that is a derivative of vitamin A, Tazorac Cream 0.1%, or placebo to apply every evening Continue reading

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