How to Prepare for Mohs Surgery

By |2022-06-08T22:00:10-04:00June 8th, 2022|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

How to Prepare for Mohs Surgery Mohs surgery also called Micrographic surgery is a precise surgical procedure carried out by a specially trained Board Certified Dermatologist like The Dermatology and Laser Group’s lead dermatologist, Dr Arash Akhavan. The procedure is aimed at removing visible cancer-containing skin while preserving as many healthy skin tissues in the surrounding [...]

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Struggling with Chapped Lips? Tips from a Board Certified Dermatologist

By |2022-06-02T23:14:36-04:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

Struggling with Chapped Lips? Tips from a Board Certified Dermatologist Chapped lips are an inflammation of the lips that causes them to be reddish, scaly, and excessively sensitive. We’ve all suffered chapped lips at some point. But how much do we know about the causes and treatment of chapped lips? In this article, Dr. Arash Akhavan [...]

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National Doctor’s Day: Dermatologists Explain What Keeps Them Going

By |2022-05-09T22:16:40-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

National Doctor's Day: Dermatologists Explain What Keeps Them Going National Doctor’s Day, first observed in 1933, is a day designed to honor physicians — but it also offers a chance to look under the hood, or beyond the lab coat. Dermatologists are among the happiest doctors, and most say they would never want another job. What’s [...]

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Avoiding Adult Acne Through Lifestyle Changes & Skincare Regime

By |2022-05-04T13:48:50-04:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

Avoiding Adult Acne Through Lifestyle Changes & Skincare Regime Adult acne is more common than you might think — a quarter of all men, and 50 percent of women, have battled acne during adulthood, even some celebrities! If your fight against this common inflammatory skin disease is still ongoing, you’ll want to know what’s causing the [...]

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6 Signs You Should Get Your Mole Checked Out

By |2022-04-23T10:27:24-04:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

6 Signs You Should Get Your Mole Checked Out Around one in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point during their lives — a fact that public awareness campaigns will definitely have driven home already. When you discover a new mole, it is normal to be scared, and perhaps even to panic a little. [...]

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The History of Body Contouring Procedures

By |2021-11-30T14:09:14-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

The History of Body Contouring Procedures Body contouring procedures have become increasingly popular lately because of people’s sensitivity to weight, among a host of other body aesthetic goals. Dermatology used to address patients’ skin-related medical concerns only, but cosmetic issues have taken center stage in recent years. A recent survey established that nearly 15 million cosmetic [...]

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Typical Summer Skincare Conditions & What to Do About Them

By |2021-10-03T19:29:52-04:00October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

Typical Summer Skincare Conditions & What to Do About Them Most people associate summer with vacations, cocktails under the scorching sun, and long night walks in the cool air. However, the summer is also a time for sweating, sunburns, and different skincare problems caused by the excess heat. From treating sunburn to preventing skin issues due [...]

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Do Acne Scars Go Away with Time?

By |2021-08-11T16:47:08-04:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

Do Acne Scars Go Away With Time? Acne is something every person has to deal with, especially during puberty. Though it is usually small and goes away pretty quickly, some acne causes scarring and affects the skin and, by extension, your appearance, much more. But can acne scars actually go away completely? And is there something [...]

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The Results and After-Effects of Laser Hair Removal

By |2021-03-20T20:02:49-04:00March 20th, 2021|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

The Results and After-Effects of Laser Hair Removal When it comes to getting rid of unwanted hair, there are a lot of different methods out there. From waxing to shaving, people can choose between a variety of treatments and products. However, over the past few years, laser hair removal has been getting a lot of attention [...]

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How Long Does a Laser Hair Removal Session Last?

By |2021-02-25T14:43:29-05:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Surgical Dermatology|

How Long Does a Laser Hair Removal Session Last? Getting rid of unwanted hair is something that everyone wishes to do. And while classic methods like waxing and using razors work, they are not perfect. In fact, most of them are ineffective and may even result in injuries. That’s where laser hair removal treatments come in, [...]

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