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Archive for May, 2018

Do You Feel Uncomfortable at the Beach Because of Your Toenail Fungus?

Published on May 31, 2018

Do you feel embarrassed when you go to the beach because of the nail fungus that is plaguing your toenails? If you don’t want to spend all of your beach time in your shoes, our team at Dermatology Institute for

Is Losing Your Hair Hurting Your Self-Esteem?

Published on May 24, 2018

Is losing your hair hurting your self-esteem? Going bald is a difficult issue to deal with. A lot of people who have thinning hair feel incredibly self-conscious about their appearance, which can have a real impact on their quality of

Dermatology Institute for Skin Cancer + Cosmetic Surgery Welcomes New Physician, Dr. L. Evan Michael in LaGrange and Newnan

Published on May 1, 2018

NEWNAN, GA (May 1, 2018) – The Dermatology Institute for Skin Cancer + Cosmetic Surgery is proud to announce that Dr. L. Evan Michael, board certified dermatologist, is joining its team. Dr. David T. Harvey, president and owner of the

  • Featured Procedure

    Fraxis Duo™ CO2

    Fraxis Duo™ CO2 Laser Treatment Overview: Our Fraxis Duo CO2 laser system is a “gold standard” device. It is a highly sought after system because it can integrate multiple advanced technologies into one platform. The CO2 laser emits the longest wavelength of light compared to other lasers and can be used on a variety of skin types. Treatments can be easily tailored to meet the specific cosmetic need(s) of our patients. This state-of-the-art device excels at treating a wide range of skin conditions.

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  • Featured Procedure

    Blepharoplasty

    Blepharoplasty is utilized to repair sagging eyelid skin and correct unsightly fat pads. Depending on the nature of the issue, excess skin, redundant muscle, and bulging fat pads can be cosmetically corrected in order to restore a refreshed and more youthful appearance to the eyes. CO2 Laser can be used simultaneously with this procedure to remove unwanted skin growths and improve sun damaged skin.

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  • Featured Procedure

    Chemical Peel

    The precise formulas in peels vary and the type utilized is personally adjusted to meet each patient’s needs. For example, tricholoracetic acid (TCA) is a medium depth peel, which can eliminate brown spots and help to even out textural irregularities on the face and neck. Downtime is usually around 7 days. Glycolic acid peels are referred to as lunchtime peels.

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  • Featured Procedure

    Facelift

    The “lyft” procedure is coined term that we are using to describe a procedure which removes excess fat and skin from the lower face, neck or both. Skin and musculature is tightened in the process. Repositioning of the skin allows our patients to achieve a more youthful appearance. Those who respond best have deep cheek folds and loose sagging skin around the neck. As we age, fat pads descend from the upper cheek and skin laxity becomes more prominent in the jowl regions of the face. Our lyft technique uses smaller incisions. These are hidden behind the ear folds and/or in the crease just under the chin. By minimizing incision length (and undermining), the procedure is safer and requires less downtime than that seen with a traditional facelift.

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