Acne SurgeryREAD MORE
Acne surgery may be used by to remove blackheads and whiteheads. Do not pick, scratch, pop, or squeeze pimples yourself. When the pimples are squeezed, more redness, swelling, inflammation, pigmentation and scarring may result.
After years of sun, squinting, laughing, frowning, smoking, and worrying, the skin around the eyes and on the forehead will often develop deep lines and wrinkles called “expression lines.” A frequent concern is that they often make you look older, tired, or stressed. Until recently, these advanced furrows have been difficult to treat. Now, by utilizing this FDA approved muscle-relaxing agent, expression lines can be significantly reduced.
Canthrone is an excellent treatment for warts, molluscum and other growths in the skin. It is painless and therefore preferred by many of our pediatric patients and adults who are adverse to even a little discomfort.
Chemical PeelsREAD MORE
Men and women alike share a common desire to have healthy, youthful skin. Exposure to the sun and the elements in combination with adverse living habits contribute to the appearance of our skin. Chemical Peels are increasingly popular with those who are unhappy about acne scarring, sun-damaged skin, age spots, freckles, fine lines, rough skin and uneven pigmentation. A chemical peel is not limited to the face, and can be performed on the neck, chest, hands, arms, shoulders and leg with little or no downtime.
You laugh, you frown, you concentrate - and over time, those expressions leave their mark upon you face. No one is immune to wrinkles. Just squinting in the bright sunlight or concentrating at a board meeting can create facial lines over time. Dysport can reveal a younger looking you by erasing fine lines and wrinkles while maintaining your ability to make natural facial expressions.
Earlobe PiercingREAD MORE
The Coren PS earpiercer painlessly pierces your earlobes and inserts a hypoallergenic ear stud.
Earlobe RepairREAD MORE
Torn earlobe repair is an easy in office procedure that takes approximately 30 minutes from start to finish. Under local anesthesia an enlarged earring hole is closed or a torn earlobe is restored. The sutures are removed in just one week. Dr. Robinson can re-pierce ears 6 weeks later (see Earlobe Piercing).
Electrodessication can eliminate small growths without any indication a proceudre was done. The rapid healing time and excellent cosmetic results make this a preferred treatment for our patients.
Erbium LaserREAD MORE
Erbium laser treatments are ideal for the improvement of wrinkles, acne scars, sun damage and brown spots. While this treatment provides a more youthful appearance it usually requires a week of down time.
Fillers--Radiesse®, Juvederm®, Belotero®READ MORE
If you are looking to address wrinkles or sagging skin especially in your cheeks and chin or if you are concerned about losing the fullness of your lips or the downturn in the corners of your mouth, fillers can undo the impression of age or unhappiness in your face.
Fillers such as Radiesse and Juvederm restore the skins natural beauty in less that one half hour. The results are immediate and natural; resulting in the WOW effect. Friends and family will comment on how well rested you look or inquire if you have changed your hair, often, without ever knowing what was done as it truly looks natural. Dr. Robinson and staff can discuss these treatments in a cosmetic consultation.
Fraxel® DUAL LaserREAD MORE
The Fraxel® DUAL Laser system has the unique advantage of two treatment modes/wave lengths in one laser. This non-surgical procedure smooths wrinkles and scars, improves texture , tone, elasticity, color and also minimizes pore size. The Fraxel® DUAL Laser uses patented fractional technology to target sun damaged skin. The laser treats only a fraction of tissue at a time, leaving the surrounding tissue untouched, which promotes rapid healing. This stimulates your body's own natural healing process, replacing the old and damaged cells with fresh, glowing, healthy skin. The result is more youthful, radiant skin with minimal down time. Any area of the body can be treated: face, chest, neck and hands.
Intralesional InjectionsREAD MORE
Intralesional injections are ideal for quick healing and relief from pain caused by an acne pimple, cyst or scar. Prompt treatment with intralesional injections can often prevent scarring. Never pick as this can promote scars, light and/or dark spots.
Laser Hair RemovalREAD MORE
Dr. Robinson offers GentleLase and GentleYag hair removal options. The GentleLase Laser is the gold standard for hair removal in caucasions. The GentleYag laser is the gold standard for laser hair removal in patients of color or tanned skin and is also an excellent treatment for facial, leg, spider veins and hemangiomas. These treaments also provide excellent results in the removal of brown spots such as sun spots (liver spots) and flat benign brown keratoses. Candela's (the makers of the GentleLase) patented Dynamic Cooling Device (DCD) technology protects the upper layers of your skin with a cooling mist. Together, the long-pulse laser and DCD cooling offer optimal treatment with minimal side effects.
Laser Skin ResurfacingREAD MORE
This treatment is excellent for acne scarring as well as sun damaged or aged wrinkled skin. The laser vaporizes the damaged skin and commences the regeneration of fresh skin during the following weeks. The thermal heating of the deep tissue stimulates new skin growth, promoting a healthy new collagen layer. This is usually accompanied by a week of healing time.
Laser Skin TighteningREAD MORE
The GentleYAG Laser uses a light beam that penetrates deeply into the skin resulting in tighter, smoother looking skin.
Laser TreatmentsREAD MORE
Dr. Robinson's in-office Laser Treatment Center has many state-of-the-art lasers to address nearly all cosmetic or medical concerns. The beauty of laser is that in most cases excellent results can be achieved with little or no discomfort, with little or no down time and often the results are immediate. As a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Dr. Robinson and staff are on the cutting edge of new technology and patient care.
Medlite Nd:Yag LaserREAD MORE
The Medlite laser is the best choice for brown spot and tattoo removal. It has been compared to taking a pencil eraser and removing years from the appearance of your skin. The Medlite Laser effectively removes brown age spots, "liver spots", freckles and other brown birthmarks, such as cafe-au-lait spots and Nevus of Ota.
Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical exfoliating treatment helpful for those unhappy with scars, acne scars, sun-damaged skin, pigmentation spots, stretch marks, fine lines, and rough skin. Treatment can be performed anywhere on the body. This treatment works for scarring especially when used in conjunction with other modalities.
Heredity is the primary causes of unsightly and often painful varicose and spider veins. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, birth control pills, obesity and standing for long periods of time. As we age, more visible leg veins frequently emerge and our existing veins become increasingly noticeable. Sclerotherapy is a simple solution to this problem which includes a sclerosing solution and a cosmetic procedure.
Skin RejuvenationREAD MORE
These are treatments that combine procedures to achieve the maximum cosmetic correction and excellence in esthetic appearance. Chemical peels, fillers such as Juvederm or Radiesse and laser treatments including Fraxel combine to achieve these results. Dr. Robinson will recommend a treatment course during a cosmetic consultation that willl meet your needs and expectations.
Snip RemovalREAD MORE
If you are bothered by the moles or skin tags that occur on the neck, face, groin or under the arms or breasts a snip removal is an easy way to remove these growths. It is often performed without anesthesia or pain and involves only a quick snip.
Surgical Excision of CystsREAD MORE
Cysts may remain asymptomatic but if they continue to grow or become painful, surgical excision is the treatment of choice. The cyst consists of a wall that makes the contents. To insure that the cyst does not return it is best to completely excise it, including the wall, to prevent its recurrence.
Surgical Excision of MolesREAD MORE
Moles often become more raised over time. Occasionally they become irritated or are cut when shaving. A shave excision removes the raised portion of the mole. As a general rule, a complete excision is only performed if a mole is changing or when a complete excision will yield a better cosmetic result. Either of these treatments is performed under local anesthesia in our office. The shave excision takes less than a minute and a complete excision under a half hour. The functional and cosmetic results are excellent.
Surgical Excision of ScarsREAD MORE
This option is typically for scars that are deeply pitted, raised, or for older surgical scars that did not heal properly. The scar tissue is removed, followed by careful stitching of the skin to leave a much smaller, thinner scar line or to change the scars shape and/or direction so it is less obvious.
Ultherapy is the only FDA-cleared non-invasive treatment for lifting the skin on the neck, chin and brow and now it’s also the only non-invasive treatment specifically FDA-cleared to improve lines and wrinkles on the décolletage. Ultherapy uses focused ultrasound to stimulate collagen deep within the skin, with no downtime required. The result yields a tighter, better-fitting skin, from brow to chest.
VBeam LaserREAD MORE
VBeam Perfecta laser is the gold standard for treating a variety of "red" vascular skin conditions, with no downtime. VBeam helps with Rosacea, stretch marks, Keloid scars, leg veins, dialated blood vessels and other conditions. It helps rejuvenate healthy skin and restore a softer, smoother skin texture and tone.
XEOMIN is a botulinum toxin that has been in use since 2005. The FDA recently approved Xeomin for the treatment of severe frown lines.