Neuromodulators such as Botox can temporarily help relax muscles that produce wrinkles and fine lines. The treatment takes minutes to complete and may last three to four months. These injectable medications provide a quick and reproducible reduction in the appearance of fine lines with minimal downtime.
As we age, natural bone loss occurs causing the skin and tissue on top to sag. Dermal fillers use a naturally occurring substance in the body, Hyaluronic Acid, to give skin a more plump and youthful appearance. With a simple office procedure and little downtown, areas of concern can be rejuvenated including:
There are a number of different fillers on the market including Juvederm, Resylane, and Volbella. Your Rao Dermatology provider will recommend the best filler for you and your area of concern.
Dermal fillers can be used to correct imbalances, restore more youthful fullness or add desired fullness to naturally thin lips. Full results may take weeks to settle. A qualified provider can help to determine the optimal product and placement.
At Rao Dermatology, we use laser removal. This involves an intense, focused laser that damages the hair follicle inhibiting growth. Ideal candidates have course, dark hair and light skin. Commonly used on the face, underarms, bikini area and legs, these lasers are performed in the office with little to no downtime. This procedure typically requires multiple treatments and offers permanent results.
Hair loss can be a difficult part of aging for both men and women. At Rao Dermatology we perform a comprehensive history and physical exam to determine the cause of hair loss and the best treatment options. This could mean cortisone injections, oral prescriptions or a procedure using your own platelet-rich plasma, PRP, to stimulate hair follicles to regrow. For appropriate patients, PRP can achieve dramatic results.
Using a handheld device to emit a high intensity laser, your practitioner can address numerous skin issues including redness, sagging skin, wrinkles, brown spots and more. We offer IPL, intense pulsed light, CO2 Fractional and Nd:Yag. Schedule a consult today to determine which procedure is best for you.
Using your own platelet-derived plasma, PRP, applied to the face, can stimulate the body’s production of collagen, elastin and more. This procedure can improve skin texture, fullness and fine lines often done as part of a series.
truSculpt is a laser treatment designed to address stubborn areas of body fat that are not responding to diet and exercise. With a hand held device, this office procedure uses radiofrequency to provide painless, non-invasive and permanent destruction of fat cells.