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ThermiRF takes skin tightening one step further

Published on Nov 17th, 2016 by Michael Kaminer, MD

ThermiRF is a new addition to the SkinCare Physicians’ Skin Tightening Program. In a comfortable one-hour procedure, we are able to deliver therapeutic heat to the jawline and neck to create noticeable skin tightening. The jawline becomes sharper, and the area under the chin (the submental region) becomes smoother and more sculpted. How ThermiRF works? ThermiRF uses the principle of radiofrequency skin tightening to create natural results. A local anesthesia is injected under the skin, and then a thin probe is inserted through a small needle hole. The physician maneuvers the probe to areas that he or she wants to … Continue reading »

The new, faster and more efficient CoolSculpting applicator

Published on Apr 28th, 2016 by Michael Kaminer, MD

CoolSculpting has become an extremely popular way for SkinCare Physicians’ patients to eliminate unwanted fat without surgery. This permanent fat reduction technique is performed on an outpatient basis, with almost no recovery time. Patients literally can go from the treatment table right to work or play. The procedure is now about to get even better! Zeltiq, the maker of CoolSculpting, plans to release a new applicator which is nearly twice as fast, and significantly more efficient. Pain is almost nonexistent with the procedure, and liposuction-equivalent results can be achieved in just a few short treatment sessions. The abdomen, flanks, love … Continue reading »

The recipe for creating natural results with Botox and fillers

Published on Feb 11th, 2016 by Michael Kaminer, MD

One of the main things that patients are concerned about is an unnatural look following cosmetic treatments and injections, including Botox and fillers. For many, this risk appears to be a fear-inspiring black hole, and the concern about looking unnatural and overdone is widespread. Fortunately, skilled injectors understand what it is that makes a patient look unnatural, and more importantly are able to avoid it with some very specific techniques. Optimizing the proper dose of Botox When it comes to treatment with botulinum toxins including Botox and Dysport, the primary culprit of an unnatural result is overdosing. When Botox was … Continue reading »

Cellfina, a novel cellulite treatment explained by the physician who helped create it

Published on Apr 16th, 2015 by Michael Kaminer, MD

SkinCare Physicians’ Dr. Michael Kaminer, the dermatologist who helped create Cellfina and the first doctor in the United States to perform the novel treatment for cellulite, explains and demonstrates how it works. Developed and pioneered at his dermatology practice near Boston, Cellfina shows dramatic improvement of cellulite after one treatment, and patient satisfaction surpasses 94% after one year. Dr. Kaminer has regularly treated women with Cellfina since early 2015. To get answers to the most common questions about this revolutionary procedure for cellulite, we encourage you to visit the Cellfina treatment section of our website. If you are interested in … Continue reading »

Novel cellulite treatment piqued interest of beauty and fashion magazines

Published on Nov 28th, 2014 by Michael Kaminer, MD

The launch of the highly anticipated cellulite treatment, Cellfina, began last week with an extensive media tour in New York. Cellfina is the most innovative and newest FDA-cleared device for the treatment of cellulite, and was developed extensively at SkinCare Physicians near Boston. I spent a full and exciting day last week in New York meeting with editors at some of the most well-known beauty and fashion magazines in the country. These included Cosmopolitan, W, Town & Country, Good Housekeeping, More, Redbook, InStyle, and Marie Claire magazines. The editors were all curious and excited to learn about the groundbreaking nature … Continue reading »

Cellulite treatment Cellfina to launch in November 2014 at SkinCare Physicians

Published on Nov 18th, 2014 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Cellfina, the newest FDA-cleared treatment for cellulite, is set to launch at SkinCare Physicians! Developed and pioneered at our dermatology practice  near Boston, Cellfina is the only minimally invasive FDA-approved treatment for the long term improvement of cellulite. Much of the clinical research was performed at SkinCare Physicians. How Cellfina works We now know that cellulite is caused by fibrous cords under the skin that pull down and cause the disturbing dimples. Cellfina’s technology safely takes care of the underlying causes of cellulite by cutting the fibrous cord and relaxing that subdermal tension. Data from the FDA study we did … Continue reading »

New cosmetic devices offer efficient, long-lasting and safe treatment for hyperhidrosis, an excessive sweating condition

Published on Jun 21st, 2013 by Michael Kaminer, MD

The problem of effectively treating hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, has received increasing attention over the last two years. As physicians, we knew that it was a problem for our patients, but I don’t think we understood the following: First, how big of a problem it was for people who suffered from hyperhidrosis. Statistics show that as many as 20 percent of the population is adversely affected in a way that people would seek medical care. Second, how much in demand treatment for excessive sweating would be. I was recently interviewed by the American Society for Lasers in Medicine & Surgery … Continue reading »

The hidden benefit of Thermage: skin aging and sagging prevention

Published on Jun 6th, 2013 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Thermage has been used for over a decade to tighten skin of the lower face and jaw line, producing a more youthful and natural look. Now scientists have discovered that Thermage can also prevent aging. Based on experience with patients treated every one to two years, we have observed that those patients appear to age more slowly than those who have Thermage only once every 4 to 5 years, or don’t have any treatment at all. We know that patients start to appear older at 5 to 10 year increments, which was the original theory behind the timing between Thermage … Continue reading »

Dysport and Xeomin Are Not Your Grandmother’s Botox!

Published on Mar 7th, 2013 by Michael Kaminer, MD

By now if you have not heard the term Botox, you have probably been living under a rock! But did you know that there are two other products that work virtually the same as Botox, and in some cases may even be superior? Dysport and Xeomin are the new kids on the block, and are giving Botox quite a run for its money. All three of these products can be used to create beautiful, natural, and near wrinkle free smoothness of the upper face, around the eyes and mouth, and even on the neck. The trick to achieving these eye-catching … Continue reading »

The key to success with skin fillers: making the right choices

Published on Jan 24th, 2013 by Michael Kaminer, MD

At the annual dermatologic surgery meeting in Atlanta last fall, I presented new data on filler techniques to improve results. Fillers can now be used on virtually any part of the face, and using them preferentially in the temple region, as well as in front of the ears, can elevate lower facial skin with beautiful and natural results. Another area that offers pleasant results using fillers is on the eyebrows, eyelids and under the eyes, as shown in the videos below. These new techniques present a significant advantage: they do not cause an overinflated or artificial look. They also avoid … Continue reading »

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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).

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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.