SkinCare Physicians, a renowned dermatology practice near Boston, seems to have a thirst for expansion. Whether I look back at 2013 or look forward to 2014 and 2015, expansion plans are in the air with some exciting new services on their way. 2013 In 2013 SkinCare Physicians opened two new suites: A brand new clinical space with 5 additional exam rooms. Overall, SCP has grown over the last 14 years from utilizing 15 exam rooms to now seeing patients in more than 31 rooms! A renovated and expanded administrative office on the first floor. This 1st floor expansion now allows … Continue reading
The cornerstone of a successful dermatology practice Equal partners 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 … Continue reading
Fraxel® laser treatments have revolutionized our ability to improve skin texture and color. Our experience shows that a series of 6 treatments usually performed every 4 weeks with the 1550 nm device produces dramatic improvement in fine to moderate wrinkles, while the 1927 nm device is especially helpful for sun-induced skin discoloration. The biggest downside is that the treatments are uncomfortable and they leave patients red and a bit puffy for about 3 days. Typically, individuals have these done either early in the week so they can be ready for the weekend, or on a Friday afternoon so they can … Continue reading
“Is it too early?” is a question often asked by someone considering a procedure to enhance their skin appearance, such as starting to use Botox or Dysport, have a filler injection, or receive a light or laser treatment. My feeling is that it is almost NEVER “too-early”.
Many of us are familiar with the allure of the beauty counter and all of its creams, serums, and fancy packaging. It is very easy to get drawn in by all of the exaggerated claims and the celebrity endorsements that the big cosmetic companies use in marketing their skin care products. Our Boston area patients often tell us that they have spent a small fortune on an assortment of products, only to find that they didn’t get the results they had been hoping for. When it comes to skin care, no one knows better than a dermatologist what your skin … Continue reading