Scarring

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

What Are My Treatment Options For Acne Scarring?

Acne scars can seem unfair—if the pimples weren’t bad enough, the scars can persist to serve as a reminder. However, there are a variety of different therapies available for acne scar sufferers to treat their skin. A trip to the dermatologist is a great way to begin exploring these options and to discover which treatment is right for you. Clinical Options Continue reading

5 Ways VBeam Laser Treatments Will Improve Your Skin

Your skin is the largest and most visible organ you have, and taking proper care of it is vital for preservation. But with aging, ultraviolet light (sun), and living a certain lifestyle, doing what is right by your skin is sometimes easier said than done. At Sanova Dermatology we understand the dynamics of different skin types. We pride ourselves on Continue reading

Suture Granuloma: New Bump On An Incision Line

Abnormal skin growths – lumps, ridges, or other seemingly random growths on or below the surface of the skin – can be very concerning. This is especially true if they come up at the site of a previously treated skin cancer. However, not all of these growths are worrisome. A suture granuloma, for example, can normally be found on or Continue reading

Should You Try Microneedling For Rejuvenation?

Rejuvenate literally means “to make young again”. While eighteen again might be a stretch, a number of treatments can restore your skin to a more youthful state. One of these techniques, microneedling for skin rejuvenation, has gained popularity in recent years. “You probably have seen articles about it in beauty magazines and online,” says Dr. Kellie Reed, board certified Dermatologist at Sanova Continue reading

How IPL Can Help You Win The Fight Against Acne

Do you suffer from persistent acne or embarrassing acne scars? If you are one of the millions of Americans dealing with these issues, your dermatologist has an exciting treatment option that can stop current acne breakouts as well as reducing or eliminating scars caused by past acne. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a safe, effective treatment that can clear up Continue reading

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