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Cosmetic Fillers for Skin Rejuvenation

Fillers are a wonderful way to add volume to facial tissue for a more youthful appearance. In just a few minutes, lines around the mouth can be erased, dark hollows under the eyes softened, and lips made fuller. For years the only option for filling lines was Collagen™. It is effective and is still used, […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Wellesley Dermatology|Comments Off on Cosmetic Fillers for Skin Rejuvenation

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

May Marks the American Academy of Dermatology’s 22nd Annual Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Throughout May, free skin cancer screenings will be held to promote awareness of the importance of early detection in the fight against this most common cancer type. The incidence of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, continues to […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|News, Wellesley Dermatology|Comments Off on May is Melanoma Awareness Month

Shedding Light on Acne and Rosacea

In the 1950s x-rays were used to destroy the oil glands that cause acne. Today lasers are being tried to target either oil glands or bacteria that both play a role in acne. This interest in using lasers has been prompted by a rise in antibiotic resistance, side effects of oral and topical treatments, and […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Wellesley Dermatology|Comments Off on Shedding Light on Acne and Rosacea