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How Often Can I Get Microneedling Treatments?

Many people have made microneedling treatments a regular part of their skincare regimen, and for good reason. The better care they take of their skin, the longer their complexion will be smooth, firm, and younger-looking. If you’re considering microneedling for the first time, Sanova Dermatology can answer all your questions. How Does Microneedling Work? “Microneedling is a great procedure that is Continue reading

Top 5 Ways To Treat Back Acne (“Bacne”)

Back acne, also known as “bacne”, can be annoying and, at times, painful. If you are experiencing back break-outs, you are not alone. Back acne is a common problem among teenagers and adults alike. Luckily, there are ways to treat this pesky problem. 1. Exfoliate regularly “Exfoliating is one good way to prevent back acne,” shares Dr. Jennifer Vickers, a Continue reading

3 Ways Matrix CO2 Fractional Laser Treatment Can Help Your Skin

Matrix CO2 Fractional Laser Treatment uses a grid pattern of thousands of small pulses of laser to remove years of sun and age damaged skin. “The laser works like aerating a yard, vaporizing many small ‘plugs’ of skin deep into the dermis, removing the old, damaged skin, and stimulating the development of healthy new collagen,” shares Dr. Jeffrey Poole, a Continue reading

Three Signs Your Acne May Leave a Scar

Growing up, kids hear many well-intended sound bites from their parents that serve as reminders to do their best. “Please brush your teeth.” “Did you comb your hair?” “Wear your mask and bring a spare just in case.” While some lessons are seasonal, others stand the test of time. “Don’t pick at it, or it will scar.” Kids the world Continue reading

The Difference Between Ablative, Non-Ablative, & Hybrid Lasers!

Laser resurfacing is used to treat a variety of conditions, including wrinkles, sun damage, age spots, acne scars, and uneven skin tone. “This procedure targets molecular bonds in the skin to help heal damaged areas and reduce the appearance of skin damage and signs of aging,” shares Natalie Smith, a licensed medical aesthetician and certified laser technician at Sanova Dermatology Continue reading

Sublative Skin Resurfacing For Acne Scars & More!

Sublative Skin Resurfacing is a unique procedure that uses radiofrequency to deliver effective yet controlled ablative and non-ablative fractional treatment for acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, and better texture and texture of the skin. “This process creates micro-injuries to the surface of the skin. As these areas heal, it promotes cell turnover, healthy collagen, and elastin,” states Amy Bowen, Continue reading

Taking Care Of Your Skin After Laser Scar Reduction

Every good provider will walk you through what to expect before, during, and after any procedure including scar reduction. They will also give you a list of recommended post-treatment steps to make your skin healthy and to reduce any symptoms or risk of complications after a procedure. If you’re considering scar reduction and you want to have as much information Continue reading

Common Questions About PRP & Microneedling

Considering PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) with Microneedling? You probably have questions so here are some of the most common questions we hear and their answers.  Is PRP with Microneedling safe? Yes! PRP with microneedling has been used on thousands of patients worldwide. “Because it uses your own blood components, no severe adverse reactions have been reported,” explains Emily Rodrigues, licensed medical aesthetician Continue reading

Platelet Rich Plasma + Microneedling For Acne Scarring

Living with acne scarring can sometimes be embarrassing, and can prevent you from looking and feeling your best. In the past, very few effective treatments for acne scarring existed and most had significant recovery time. However, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a newly developed method used to treat acne scars and other skin issues. “PRP uses growth factors in your Continue reading

4 Ways to Deal with Psuedofolliculitis Barbae (a.k.a. “Razor Bumps”)

Psuedofolliculitis Barbae (sometimes called “razor bumps”) refers to ingrown beard hairs that become inflamed when the hairs penetrate the skin. It affects those who shave, and reinfection is common–especially if contaminated shaving equipment is used. It occurs near the skin surface, in the topmost portion of hair follicles, resulting in papules or pustules (pimples) that can ultimately lead to permanent Continue reading

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