Scar Revision

How Can Pulse Dye Laser Improve Surgical and Hypertrophic Scars?

Scars are a part of life. Whether you got a scar from when you fell off your bike when you were a child, or as a reminder from a past surgery, you likely have at least one. “However, not all scars are the same,” mentions Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified Dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology. For some people, a scar is a Continue reading

What are the Side Effects of Micro-Needling?

Micro-Needling is a newer technology that treats acne scars, sagging skin, pigmentation issues, and texture concerns. While many patients are pleased with the results from chemical peels or laser skin resurfacing alone, there are some that require a customized regime consisting of more than one treatment. “That’s why it’s great to have another option for treating patients,” explains Dr. Miriam Continue reading

Sublative Skin Resurfacing For Stretch Marks

Stretch marks, also known as striae, are a common cosmetic concern discussed in the dermatology clinic. When will they fade? How can I get rid of them? Is there a cream that can help? All good questions, but a great answer for those looking to treat stretch marks and rejuvenate their skin could be Sublative Skin Resurfacing. What Causes Stretch Continue reading

Microneedling vs. Fractionated Laser Resurfacing: How Do They Compare?

As we grow older, our body’s collagen levels begin to decrease and our skin loses elasticity and plumpness, leaving us prone to wrinkles and other signs of aging. There are several dermatological procedures available that can help restore a youthful, healthy appearance, whether by tightening skin, diminishing lines, balancing discoloration, or lightening scars. Two of these highly effective procedures are micro-needling Continue reading

Can I do chemical peels or laser after Accutane/Isotretinoin? If so, when?

Now that you’ve started your Accutane acne treatment and your breakouts have ceased, you may be wondering what can be done for the scarring and residual skin discoloration that is left behind? Many patients who have used Accutane, or Isotretinoin, for acne treatment, know all too well the embarrassment and frustration had from years of ineffective treatments. “The relief and optimism Continue reading

Elos Sublative Skin Resurfacing

Acne scarring, uneven skin texture, fine lines and enlarged pores are some of the greatest aesthetic concerns when it comes to the skin and appearance. One state of the art technologies designed to address these issues by providing effective skin resurfacing and rejuvenation is the  Elos Plus platform, which includes the non-surgical Sublative Skin Resurfacing treatment. The Technology The Sublative treatment Continue reading

Can Stretched Earlobes Return to Normal?

So, you have decided the stretched earlobes, that were once so much apart of your personal identity, are no longer who you are. You want your old ears back, but will those large holes ever close? Can stretched earlobes return to normal? A Real Earful Earlobe stretching (often referred to as gauging) is a trend that is popular with young people. “A Continue reading

Understanding Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars

Scarring after surgery or trauma to the skin can be a major patient concern. “We’ve developed medical and surgical techniques, as well as post-procedure treatments that can really minimize scarring while optimizing cosmetic outcomes,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist and skin surgeon at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. “What patients need to recognize is that not all scars Continue reading

The 5 Best Blogs of 2015

The end of the year is often a time to reflect on all the great experiences and things we’ve learned over the past 12 months. Sanova Dermatology is no different. We are also looking back at 2015 with reverence, and wanted to share some of the blogs that patients felt were the most interesting and informative! In New Year’s fashion, Continue reading

How Can V-Beam Laser Improve My Scar After Mohs Surgery?

Scarring can be a major concern after any kind of surgery. “While Mohs surgery gives patients the comfort in knowing there is less than 1% chance of their skin cancer ever returning, they still have to contend with the scar that might be left behind after their surgery,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs micrographic Continue reading

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