Skin Treatments

acne

Are you battling acne breakouts this summer? You’re not alone. For many people, summer can wreak havoc on the skin, causing unsightly blemishes. Acne is a common skin condition, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with it. We’ve put together a few tips on how to battle summer…

Frozen C

There’s a new facial treatment that can tighten sagging skin, improve blood flow and even improve your complexion.  It’s Frozen C Cryotherapy treatment. We now offer this new and innovative facial procedure at our practice, and our patients love it for treating facial redness, puffiness, rosacea, large pores, fine lines…

alastin

Good skin care is important. Here’s why: It helps your skin stay in good condition and helps you continue to look great. Your body sheds skin cells throughout the day, so having an effective cleansing, moisturizing and anti-aging routine is vital to prevent acne, treat wrinkles and help keep your…

chemical peel

Chemical peels are a great way to refresh and rejuvenate your appearance. But, if you’ve never had one before, you may have some questions about what to do before and after your peel. One of the most common questions we get is, “Can I wear makeup after a chemical peel?”…

In conversations about screen time, you’ve probably heard the warnings about damage to your eyes and effects on sleep or how too much TV or tablet time can harm your child’s development. But what about the impact of blue light on your skin? What Is Blue Light?  Blue light is…

facetite

Many people experience sagging skin in the face, neck and under the chin as they age. It’s a common consequence of getting older. But, just because it happens to just about everyone doesn’t mean you have to live with it.  Dr. Peterson offers patients a new way to fight sagging…

sunscreen

You wear sunscreen to be safe from the damaging effects of the sun, right? But what if your sunscreen isn’t safe and can actually cause serious health issues such as cancer?  Just last week, Johnson & Johnson announced their voluntary recall of several types of aerosol spray sunscreens due to…

Once a person sustains a wound from an injury or even a surgical procedure, it may be evident sooner rather than later how badly the scar will develop after.  As scarring is a natural and very complex part of your wound healing, there’s not a lot you can do to…

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Do you need more reasons to put down your cellphone or another excuse to unplug? We’ve got one for you that you may have never thought of before: The blue light emitted by electronics can damage your skin.  Blue light — the type of light emitted from the screens of…

Do you want an easy, effective and dynamic aesthetic solution to reduce the signs of aging? Does such a thing exist? It sure does! You can lift, tighten and smooth your face with dermal fillers. Dermal fillers can also even reduce the appearance of future wrinkles. But how do you…