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Avoiding unnatural results with cosmetic injections

Published on Feb 1st, 2022 by Michael Kaminer, MD

As we begin 2022, the popularity of injectable cosmetic procedures such as neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, Jeuveau, Xeomin), and fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Teoxane, Belotero, Sculptra, Radiesse) continues to expand.  Patients are drawn to the immediacy and the non-invasive nature of these powerful interventions. When performed by skilled injectors, they are safe, effective and produce beautiful natural results for a wide range of patients of all ages and skin types. Yet we still see many people with overdone faces. This blog attempts to understand why, and offers advice on how to ensure you get the natural looking results you deserve with fillers … Continue reading »

Cellulite treatment update: We can now treat virtually all types of dimples

Published on Apr 27th, 2021 by Michael Kaminer, MD

The world of cellulite is changing rapidly! The FDA has recently approved two new treatments (Qwo and Soliton) to add to the previously approved Cellfina and Sculptra therapies. WE CAN NOW EFFECTIVELY TREAT ALL TYPES OF CELLULITE! Cellfina Just a few short years ago, cellulite treatments were essentially snake oil. Nothing worked, and hype far outpaced substance. That all changed with the introduction of Cellfina, which was conceived of and developed at SkinCare Physicians. The essential piece of the Cellfina story is fibrous septae. Fibrous septae are thin strands of collagen that attach the skin to underlying structures. One theory … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians: The story of a unique partnership

Published on Jan 16th, 2020 by Michael Kaminer, MD

The cornerstone of a successful dermatology practice Since the time of its inception in 2000, the goal of SkinCare Physicians (SCP) has been to become the highest quality, most widely respected state-of-the-art dermatology practice possible. Under the guidance of its three founders, Drs. Kenneth Arndt, Jeffrey Dover and Michael Kaminer, SkinCare Physicians integrated general dermatology, surgical dermatology, laser and cosmetic surgery under one roof near Boston. While this was not entirely novel, SCP differentiated itself early on by bringing together leaders in dermatology as equal partners. All of the originating physicians were in full time academic positions prior to establishing … Continue reading »

Dr. Kaminer on the latest in cellulite treatments

Published on Aug 3rd, 2019 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Frustrated with cellulite? Those dimples and ridges on the buttocks and thighs affect up to 95% of women (men rarely get cellulite). For many years cellulite was nearly impossible to treat, but that all changed in 2015 with the introduction of Cellfina. SkinCare Physicians’ team of internationally known dermatologists has been central to the development of Cellfina, and has continued to be actively involved in developing the next generation of cellulite treatments. Today, two new promising cellulite treatments, CCH and Soliton, are just around the corner. Cellfina: A minimally invasive cellulite treatment Cellfina is a minimally invasive cellulite treatment that … Continue reading »

The Five-Minute Earlobe Fix

Published on Aug 28th, 2018 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Have you ever struggled to get your earrings to fit properly? Or to have your favorite pair of earrings stop drooping? Or to simply wear what you want without your ear piercing hole giving you trouble? Well we may finally have the answer for you… injectable fillers. At SkinCare Physicians we have developed a reproducible and incredibly easy-to-perform procedure that takes just a few short minutes.  Injecting Restylane or Juvederm can strengthen a saggy earlobe and also help to firm up the piercing hole, allowing a more stable platform for your earring to rest.  One or both ears can be … Continue reading »

Quicker and better skin tightening with Thermage FLX

Published on Jul 26th, 2018 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Thermage for skin tightening has been one of the most successful and reliable treatments offered at SkinCare Physicians for many years. Our dermatologists are able to predictably tighten skin of the face, jawline and neck in an easy, comfortable one hour procedure.  Even skin of the abdomen can be tightened and smoothed! Now Thermage has become even better with the introduction of the brand new Thermage FLX machine. SkinCare Physicians is one of the first two practices in the United States to have this exciting new cutting-edge technology, which builds on the success we have had with Thermage since 1999 … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians weighs in on “filler fatigue”

Published on May 3rd, 2018 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Let me say this plainly and succinctly…“filler fatigue” due to repeated hyaluronic acid based injections is a hoax. There is absolutely no truth to the notion that long term use of fillers causes problems with skin laxity or integrity. Cosmetic dermatologists now have nearly two decades of data on the safety and efficacy of fillers used in the United States and around the world. At SkinCare Physicians in Chestnut Hill, MA (just outside of Boston), we pride ourselves on treating patients safely with hyaluronic acid based fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, and Belotero, and importantly these treatments have been highly … Continue reading »

New Fraxel FQR for skin rejuvenation: Faster recovery, same efficacy

Published on Feb 6th, 2018 by Michael Kaminer, MD

For over a decade, the Fraxel family of lasers has been a mainstay of skin rejuvenation treatments at SkinCare Physicians. These lasers are superb at improving fine lines and wrinkles, removing brown spots and pigmentation, and creating an overall improvement in skin texture and quality. However, one of the limiting aspects of Fraxel laser treatments has been recovery, in some cases up to a week. Our patients are universally pleased with Fraxel results, but often comment that the procedure would be so much easier if we could only shorten the recovery time. Well, in our never ending quest to improve … Continue reading »

Cellfina for cellulite: The 5-year post-treatment results are in!

Published on Dec 28th, 2017 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Cellfina has become the gold standard for treatment of cellulite on the buttocks and thighs. Based on discoveries made at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, and since its FDA approval several years ago, Cellfina has quickly become the standard by which all cellulite therapies are measured. 99% of patients will achieve noticeable improvement in dimples and smoothness, and our dermatologists now have proof that those results are long lasting. At SkinCare Physicians, our dermatologists recently completed the latest aspect of our research into the efficacy of Cellfina. We saw patients at their 5-year follow up visit, and all of the patients that we evaluated … Continue reading »

The filler revolution at SkinCare Physicians

Published on Jun 22nd, 2017 by Michael Kaminer, MD

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 »

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

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

Learn more about your rights and protections related to the No Surprises Act (HR133).

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, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.