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By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.
February 27, 2020
Tags: Botox  

Botox can refresh, rejuvenate, and improve your skin by targeting those early signs of aging.

As years go by we will eventually notice the development of fines lines and wrinkles botoxacross our face. While age is an inevitable part of life, this doesn’t mean that the whole world has to be able to know how old you are. That’s why your dermatologists in Bridgewater, Mt. Arlington, and Morristown, NJ, offer Botox, a non-invasive and non-surgical way to say goodbye to those wrinkles and create a brand-new you.

 

What is Botox?

Over the last seven years, Botox has grown increasingly popular. In fact, Newsweek reports that around 1 million Americans each year undergo Botox, a cosmetic treatment that targets dynamic wrinkles and lines of the face. Botox uses a neurotoxin known as botulinum toxin that when injected into the muscles of the face temporarily relaxes them and prevents them from contracting. As a result, this reduces the appearance of certain moderate to severe facial wrinkles.

Botox is FDA-approved to treat:

  • Crow’s feet (lines around the eyes)
  • Laugh lines (lines around the mouth and nose)
  • Forehead wrinkles
  • Eyebrow wrinkles

 

What are the benefits of Botox?

One of the biggest advantages of Botox and probably one of the biggest reasons why people turn to our cosmetic dermatologists in Bridgewater, Mt. Arlington, and Morristown, NJ, for this injectable treatment is that it provides a minimally invasive and completely non-surgical way to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. There is also no downtime or recovery period with Botox so you can go right back to your normal routine immediately after.

Botox can also give your eyebrows a bit of a lift. As we grow older, our brows start to droop a bit, which can make us look tired; however, by administering Botox to the eyebrow area we can help to “lift” the brows to help you look refreshed and more youthful.

Receiving Botox is easy and amazingly quick, which is yet another reason to consider this cosmetic treatment. It only takes a couple of minutes to administer Botox, which means that you’re in and out of our office in no time.

Along with the amazing cosmetic benefits of Botox, this same treatment has also been approved to treat certain health problems, as well. In fact, Botox has also been FDA-approved to treat migraines, excessive sweating, overactive bladder, and neck spasms.

 

Interested? Give us a call

With offices in Bridgewater, Mt. Arlington, and Morristown, NJ, Affiliated Dermatologists is your premiere dermatology destination for general care, comprehensive skincare treatments, and cosmetic procedures. If you want to find out if Botox is right for you, call (973) 267-0300.

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.
January 15, 2020
Tags: wrinkle treatments  

In the search for a smooth, unlined, and flawless face, we’re bombarded every day withwrinkle treatments a staggering amount of wrinkle treatments. Consequently, it can be difficult to determine which of these treatments is right for you. Fortunately, here at Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons PA, in Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington, NJ, we work with you to determine which of our various treatments is perfect for you. Read on to learn more!

Chemical Peels for Softening Wrinkles

With a chemical peel, a carefully concocted chemical solution will be applied to your skin to get rid of its dull topmost layers. Once your skin grows back, it will look and feel smoother. A simple process to complete, chemical peels often necessitate a couple of treatments to obtain optimal results.

Microdermabrasion for Erasing Wrinkles

Microdermabrasion involves “sanding” away fine layers of your skin using a rotating brush. This procedure usually works for fine lines and could make a huge difference depending on the experience and skill of the doctor who administers it. You may likewise require several treatments depending on the results you want and the depth of your wrinkles.

Botox for Relaxing and Plumping Up Wrinkles

Botox is an effective approach to relax those pesky muscles that are responsible for producing annoying frown lines, forehead lines, and crow’s feet. These effects can last for months on end, after which repeat Botox administrations can be completed to extend your new look.

Laser Resurfacing for Banishing Wrinkles

Laser therapy is used for stimulating collagen production, which, in turn, plumps up your skin and smoothen out fine lines and wrinkles. Laser treatment comes in different types so you should consult your doctor about which specific laser procedure will be perfect for you.

Interested? Call one of our Offices in Bridgewater, Morristown, or Mt. Arlington, NJ, Today

If you are looking to get rid of your wrinkles in the most effective way possible, book a consultation with one of our doctors today. Each of our locations (Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington) is reachable at (973) 267-0300.

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.
December 27, 2019
Tags: Skin Rejuvenation  

How your dermatologists in Bridgewater, MT, Arlington, NJ, and Morristown, NJ, can offer you newer, younger skin.

With the clink of champagne glasses we usher in another year; however, this year you may be feeling like your appearance could use a little refresher. Here at Affiliated Dermatologists in Bridgewater, MT, Arlington, NJ, and Morristown, NJ, our dermatologists offer a wide range of non-invasive and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments that can improve the appearance of your skin. Read on to learn more about a few of the top skin rejuvenation options that we offer:

Cutera Excel V laser

This special laser treatment is used to treat visible facial veins and vascular pigmented conditions such as,

  • Rosacea
  • Broken blood vessels
  • Spider veins
  • Brown spots
  • Cherry Angiomas

This laser safely and painlessly targets these veins, causing them to seal up and collapse. Once the veins collapse they will be reabsorbed by the body and no longer be visible. Often, this treatment can be performed the very same day as your consultation with one of our dermatologists.

Botox

If you are looking for a temporary and non-surgical way to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles from the face, then you may want to turn your attention to Botox. Botox is a purified, medical-grade form of a neurotoxin known as botulinum toxin A, which temporarily interrupts signals from the brain to the muscles that tell the muscles to contract. Consequently, once these very thin needles are administered into certain muscle groups of the face, it prevents them from contracting, thereby smoothing away crow’s feet, laugh lines, and forehead wrinkles for up to 6 months.

Silhouette InstaLift

Are you looking to improve sagging skin, aren’t quite ready to undergo a facelift? If so, a Silhouette InstaLift could be right for you. This procedure is quick, only taking about 45 minutes to complete, and works by painlessly lifting the deeper layers of the skin. The lifted skin is then held in place by suspension sutures, which will be reabsorbed by the body after about 18 months. This is a great option for any patient looking to get younger-looking skin without turning to injections or surgery.

Interested? Give Us a Call

With offices in Bridgewater, MT, Arlington, NJ, and Morristown, NJ, Affiliated Dermatologist is able to provide its patients with the dermatological care and treatment they need. Call (973) 267-0300 today to schedule a consultation with us to discuss which skin rejuvenation option is best for you.

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A
December 19, 2019
Tags: Vitalize Peel  

A skin peel can make all the difference when you’re dealing with skin that looks older, vitalize peelsworn down, and scarred. Eating right, drinking water, and exercising helps, but sometimes you need a faster solution for skin blemishes. Make time to talk to a skin doctor at Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons in Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington, NJ about skin cosmetic procedures, including the Vitalize Peel.

Purpose of the Vitalize Peel
The Vitalize Peel is a dermatological solution that removes layers of damaged skin in various sessions. In many cases, the skin looks worn out, wrinkled, pock-marked, and rough because of old skin cells that need to be removed. Once the peel is applied it removes the upper layers of skin so that new cells can regenerate, providing you with a younger, fresher appearance. Collagen, a protein that keeps the skin looking full and healthy, is replenished during the cell regeneration process.

Vitalize Peel Benefits
Other skin cosmetic procedures might require surgery that will cause you to take time off from work and stay out of the sun for an extended period of time. The Vitalize Peel requires minimal downtime and relatively short appointments with your Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington, NJ dermatologist. It helps brighten, liven, and improve the skin without the need for an invasive procedure. It also evens out the skin tone and reduces the appearance of lines in the face.

Treat Your Skin
You will likely see results in the mirror after just one Vitalize Peel session. However, you may need up to six skin peels to get the results you want. Your dermatologist will recommend a course of treatment and additional therapies that will help clear up your complexion. The Vitalize Peel is designed for patients who have mild to moderate skin imperfections, like dark marks, scars, scaly skin, roughness, and wrinkles.

A Dermatologist Can Help
If you’ve been concerned about dull, rough skin, talk to a dermatologist at Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons in Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington, NJ about the benefits of the Vitalize Peel and other skin cosmetic procedures. Call the office today at 973-267-0300.

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A
December 17, 2019
Tags: Juvederm  

Dermal fillers such as Juvederm have gotten a lot of popularity over the last few years. juvedermDuring this simple cosmetic treatment our Bridgewater, NJ, dermatologists inject a special solution directly into the fine lines, wrinkles and creases of the face to smooth them away temporarily. Here at Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons in Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington, NJ, many people are turning to Juvederm to get younger-looking skin. Find out more about what Juvederm can do for you,

How does Juvederm work?

Juvederm is a dermal filler that contains hyaluronic acid, which when injected directly into the lines and wrinkles of the skin fills them and increases volume.

Juvederm can be used on moderate to severe lines around the mouth, forehead, lips and eyes. It can also be used to plump up thinning lips.

What is the treatment process like?

During your consultation, you’ll discuss with our cosmetic dermatologist what problems you wish to fix with the help of Juvederm. We want to make sure that your treatment goals align with what Juvederm can offer you.

Since there is no surgery involved and this procedure is non-invasive the planning stage is quite simple. From there, we can perform the treatment. The treatment can take anywhere from 15 to 60 minutes, depending on what area or areas of the face we are treating.

Are there side effects?

Since Juvederm consists of hyaluronic acid, a substance that is already naturally occurring within our skin, this means that there are virtually no side effects or complications of getting Juvederm; however, it is common for there to be some redness, swelling or soreness at the injection sites for about a day after your treatment.

Is there a recovery process?

There is no recovery process involved in getting Juvederm. After your treatment, you can return to your regular routine.

Does it hurt?

When people hear injections they often get a bit squeamish, especially if the injections are going to be administered to the face; however, Juvederm also contains lidocaine within the solution, which helps to ease any discomfort. Furthermore, you can talk to our dermatologist about numbing the area prior to treatment to further reduce any discomfort.

When will I see results?

Unlike Botox, which can take days for results to show up, you will see results immediately with Juvederm.

How long will results last?

As with any dermal filler, the results are only temporary; however, you can expect for Juvederm results to last up to a year.

Located in Bridgewater, Mt. Arlington and Morristown, NJ, Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons can provide patients with the skin care they need. If you want to find out if you’re an ideal candidate for Juvederm treatment, call our office today.