SkinCare Physicians

Category: Body Contouring

Your dermatologist can help you build muscle far faster than you can on your own

Published on Aug 30th, 2021 by Thomas Rohrer, MD

Many of us are finding our COVID bodies do not match our ideal image of ourselves. While working out has long been the only way to increase our abdominal (and other) muscles, we now have new technology to help you gain muscle without hitting the gym or doing 100s of crunches. Two new types of devices induce supra-muscular contractions that build muscle of the abdomen, thighs or buttock far faster than we can on our own. Electrical and electromagnetic stimulation devices deliver impulses to the muscles targeted and contract them much more strongly than we are capable of doing by … Continue reading »

The CoolSculpting journey at SkinCare Physicians

Published on Feb 11th, 2020 by Jeffrey Dover, MD

From guiding the research on the original device to performing nearly 10,000 treatments over the past 10 years. SkinCare Physicians’ dermatologists have been at the forefront of the most exciting development in noninvasive body contouring. Invented in Boston in the Department of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School, CoolSculpting- using cold to selectively eliminate unwanted fat- was pioneered at SkinCare Physicians where the national FDA approval trials were directed and performed. And since its approval, our physicians have continuously been involved in perfecting the technique. Ten years later, nearly 10,000 treatments have been performed at SkinCare Physicians by our expert nursing … 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 »

truSculpt iD: A versatile, quick and painless approach to non-surgical fat reduction

Published on May 30th, 2019 by Jeffrey Dover, MD

Close to 10 years ago CoolSculpting by Zeltiq revolutionized our approach to body contouring, using a controlled form of cooling to selectively and permanently reduce unwanted areas of local fat. Today, truSculpt iD by Cutera adds a new non-surgical fat reduction procedure to our dermatologists’ toolbox. truSculpt iD is an innovative technique, recently approved by the FDA, that uses radiofrequency to permanently reduce fat. Instead of the selective cold fat damage produced by CoolSculpting, the radiofrequency used by truSculpt iD converts to heat, permanently melting fat in localized areas. Here are the main benefits of the procedure: Tailored: Because of … 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 »

Say bye to underarm puff and other small bulges

Published on Nov 2nd, 2017 by Karen Kim, MD

Underarm puff and other small bulges on the body can now be treated in a safe, noninvasive way. Dieting and exercising are tried and true ways of eliminating unwanted weight. However sometimes, there are areas of the body including the chin and underarm that no amount of dieting and exercising can touch. The good news is that it is now possible to reduce these fat pockets without undergoing the risks of an invasive procedure. Previously, fat under the chin, underarm bulges, inner thighs, and back fat could only be effectively treated with liposuction or surgery. CoolSculpting technology has changed the … 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 »

What’s not to like about CoolSculpting’s double chin treatment, CoolMini

Published on Oct 15th, 2015 by Jeffrey Dover, MD

Until recently the only approach to treat what is medically known as submental fat, or more commonly referred to as a double chin, was surgical with liposuction and or a neck/facelift. Earlier this year, our Boston dermatologists announced one of the most exciting developments in cosmetic surgery: the FDA approval of Kybella for the treatment of full neck and submental fullness. Remarkably, another highly effective, completely non-surgical approach to treating the double chin, the CoolMini device by CoolSculpting, was just approved by the FDA in late September 2015. The CoolMini is the most advanced non-invasive fat reduction treatment dedicated for … 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 »

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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

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