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SkinCare Physicians Blog offers insights on the latest in medical and surgical dermatology, cosmetic and laser medicine, as well as aesthetics. All of our internationally recognized physicians and some members of our staff contribute to the Skincare Physicians Blog.


Beware! Lyme Disease is Looming!

Published on Aug 17th, 2017 by Jeffrey Sobell

Tips to keep you safe and detect early symptoms. While June and July are the months of highest risk for contracting Lyme disease, we must remain vigilant all summer long. In the United States, the disease is predominant in 12 states, one being Massachusetts. Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi.  The infection is transmitted through the bite of an infected deer tick.  Left untreated, Lyme disease can affect many organs including the skin, joints and nervous system, and can lead to significant health issues.  When diagnosed early, the prognosis is excellent. Here are some facts … Continue reading »

The filler revolution at SkinCare Physicians

Published on Jun 22nd, 2017 by Michael Kaminer

Want to look significantly younger and refreshed in about 15 minutes?  Then the explosion of new procedures in the field of cosmetic dermatology, especially injectable fillers, is worth looking into. Filler materials have undergone such a rapid evolution over the past 3 to 4 years that they have revolutionized the way we can refresh the aging face.  We now have a diverse array of materials that can be gently injected under the skin to plump sagging areas, smooth folds, and erase fine lines.  We can target lip and smile lines, hollow cheeks and under-eye areas, and even sagging jawlines. Allergan, … Continue reading »

Meet Sheila, Registered Nurse and Laser Safety Officer

Published on Jun 22nd, 2017 by Maureen Teahan

Sheila is a registered nurse who has been a member of the SkinCare Physicians family for 4 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UMass Amherst, then worked for several years as a nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Over the past few years, Sheila has received specialized training in CoolSculpting, Thermage, Infini, miraDry and laser hair removal. Not only does she love learning, she also enjoys sharing her knowledge. Earlier this year, she presented the results from the miraDry Quality Improvement Project, a study she conducted with two other SkinCare Physicians nurses. In addition to … Continue reading »

Allergic or not to a skin care product? Find out with patch testing

Published on Jun 21st, 2017 by Brooke Sikora

Do you feel like your skin has become more sensitive with time? Are there certain products that cause itching and a rash when you use them? Frustrated with buying new products and not knowing if your skin will tolerate them? Well, patch testing, a procedure available at SkinCare Physicians, can help determine if a product may be right for your skin or not. Common forms of skin allergic reactions to products Dermatitis, or eczema, is a common skin condition that many patients experience – manifested by a red, scaly, sometimes itchy rash on the skin.  There are many types of … Continue reading »

Simple ways to give your lips some TLC

Published on Jun 6th, 2017 by Brooke Sikora

Have you ever suffered from chapped lips, a painful sunburn on your lips or overall dryness and cracking? Our lips are important in many functions of our daily lives and deserve some tender love. Caring for them correctly is not hard. Here are a few helpful daily steps to keep your lips healthy, protected and glowing.   #1 Protect – Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States and most commonly occurs on the head and neck, with the lips accounting for a portion of these skin cancers. Using a daily lip product that contains … Continue reading »

Meet Colleen, a Registered Nurse with a love for learning and education

Published on May 30th, 2017 by Maureen Teahan

Colleen is a Registered Nurse with nearly 20 years of experience. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fairfield University, then worked for several years as a nurse in the acute care hospital setting. Colleen entered the world of dermatology and cosmetics in 2007, when she joined SkinCare Physicians. She is an active member of the Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA). At SkinCare Physicians, Colleen assisted in pioneering the CoolSculpting program. She was one of the first nurses to attend CoolSculpting University and she continues to receive specialized training in body sculpting on a regular basis. Colleen also has extensive … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians introduces SkinBetter Science in its Boutique

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Brooke Sikora

SkinCare Physicians is excited to carry SkinBetter Science’s products in its Chestnut Hill Boutique. SkinBetter Science’s skin care line offers innovative formulations that effectively deliver anti-aging and rejuvenating benefits to the skin.  Our physicians have selected three essential SkinBetter Science products to improve our patients’ daily skin care regimen. Daily Treatment Cream FACE: A better and deeper collagen booster and hydrator Daily Treatment Cream FACE uses a revolutionary technology that allows peptides to penetrate better and deeper into the skin to boost collagen production and soften the appearance of lines and wrinkles. It also contains glycerin which hydrates the skin, … Continue reading »

Say goodbye to facial blue veins

Published on Apr 24th, 2017 by Jeffrey Dover

Facial blue veins, frequently found around the eyes and on the forehead, are a common cosmetic concern that most individuals don’t realize can be treated. In fact SkinCare Physicians’ dermatologists can easily clear these blood vessels with little discomfort and virtually no side effects in a matter of 3 straightforward treatments. The treatments are performed with a long pulsed Nd:YAG laser which targets the blood in the vessels causing them to collapse. Over a few weeks the vessels shrivel up and disappear. Three treatments, performed every 6 to 8 weeks, are usually necessary to ensure that the vessels go away … Continue reading »

Meet Kerry, Registered Nurse

Published on Apr 11th, 2017 by Maureen Teahan

Kerry is a registered nurse experienced in dermatology who has been at SkinCare Physicians for 3 years. She specializes in the delivery of several treatments including body sculpting and skin tightening procedures. Kerry perfected her body sculpting skills at CoolSculpting University and received specific training in the Thermage and miraDry procedures. She also has a passion for dermatology surgery with a particular interest in Mohs micrographic surgery. Specialty procedures: Body sculpting and skin tightening Kerry’s favorite part about working at SkinCare Physicians: The PEOPLE! Kerry is grateful to work with an amazing team of staff and physicians who truly care for … Continue reading »

New therapies address scalp psoriasis with more success

Published on Mar 23rd, 2017 by Jeffrey Sobell

Psoriasis is a common and incurable skin disorder that is characterized by red raised scaly lesions that can occur anywhere on the body. One of the most frequent, and often distressing, locations is on the scalp.   Common symptoms include intractable itch, burning, pain and excessive shedding of flaky skin.  Historically, addressing scalp psoriasis has been very challenging, as it seems to be more treatment resistant than psoriasis affecting other areas of the body.  But fortunately, recent research has identified a number of more successful therapeutic options. A majority of patients benefit from prescription topical solutions, oils or gels, but success … Continue reading »

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SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

Medical Website Design & Marketing by Etna Interactive

The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Brookline, Burlington, Cambridge, Carlisle, Concord, Dedham, Dover, Framingham, Lexington, Lincoln, Natick, Needham, Newton, Somerville, Sudbury, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, Weston, Westwood, Winchester and Woburn.