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In Office Procedures at a Phoenix Dermatology Office

If you are not satisfied with your skin, there are a number of Phoenix dermatology skin treatments you can receive in a dermatology office in order to repair, correct, and lighten up your skin problems. Those treatments include things like Botox, dermabrasion, and laser surgery.

Botox injections are cosmetic in officer procedures that can help reduce wrinkles and other fine lines on your face and neck. Botox is a product produced by a certain bacterium that, when diluted, can be injected into certain muscles. Those muscles will then weaken and that allows them to freeze so that they cannot relax and soften and create wrinkles on your face. Botox is commonly used along the forehead and in the lines around the lines as well as around frown lines. Getting Botox takes just a few minutes and you do not have to receive any anesthesia. A fine needle is used to get to specific muscles and the discomfort level should be minor. In order to get the full effect of the treatment, the patient will have to wait three to seven days. The effects are not permanent, however, and the patient will have to get another treatment in ten months. There are possible side effects of this injection including bruising and some people even have mild headaches after having a treatment done. Most of the other side effects go away within a few weeks and in order to avoid other side effects, you should not rub the treated area for twelve hours after the procedures.

Chemical peels are another technique that helps change the skin. These peels, which are also called derma peels, include applying a solution to the skin. It peels the skin off and leaves a new under layer of the skin, which is much more smooth and less damaged. Chemical peels are often done on the hands, neck, or even the face and they can help take away mild scars, wrinkles, sun spots, freckles, dark patches, acne marks or liver spots. In order to do a chemical peel, a phoenix dermatology office will clean the area and then put the chemical solution on the skin. These patches create a new layer of skin so that another layer can be regenerated and look more smooth and healthy. The patient’s skin will be red and might peel for a week before the full benefits are seen and the process can be repeated if needed. Cold sores are the most common side effect, but they can be treated with oral medication prescribed from your phoenix dermatology office.

Microdermabrasion is the surgical skin planning process that creates a smoother layer of skin to minimize wrinkles, scars, and other spots. In this procedure, the phoenix dermatology office will clean and freeze the skin. The high-speed instrument used will strip off the top layer of skin in a gentle manner. Sometimes the procedure needs to be repeated in order to see results. Side effects include scarring and infection.

 

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