Blog Archive

SUNSCREEN, SKIN CANCER, AND MOLE CHECKS Jan 17th, 2019

The need to use sunscreen is common knowledge now among many people, but the reason as to why they need to use it has been skewed. Too many people think sunscreen is simply used to prevent a sun burn and the real reason for using it – the protection against...

CHEMICAL PEELS FOR UV DAMAGED SKIN Jan 17th, 2019

For those who have spent more time in the sun than what can is considered healthy, there is the strong chance of having sun damaged skin and the wish to rid themselves of it. One of the many options to help treat damaged skin is the chemical peel. Just what...

WHY LASER HAIR REMOVAL? Jan 17th, 2019

Adding hair removal to the list of things lasers are useful for is now a reality. If you’re tired of having to constantly shave and tweeze, or never want to suffer through the pain of waxing again, lasers are an alternative worth considering for hair removal. Laser hair removal is...

VEIN TREATMENT OPTIONS Jan 17th, 2019

Our center offers treatment for a wide variety of vein related issues, and we will happily recommend the procedure best suited for treating your individual concerns. We are able to effectively treat both red and blue veins up to a size of 3 millimeters in diameter. We are currently using...

TYPES OF SKIN CANCER Jan 17th, 2019

Our office is well versed in the many different skin cancers an individual can be diagnosed with. We are ready and willing to assist in treatment of an individual following an exam. We recommend each patient who is concerned about their skin undergo a full skin exam in order for...

SKIN REJUVENATION OPTIONS Jan 17th, 2019

Our clinic offers a variety of procedures for the benefit of your skin and we will be happy to assist you in making your skin glow again. Our clinic is equipped to provide you with the option to have a typical Botox injection, a MicroLaserPeel, an Artefill treatment, or a...

TREATMENT FOR SKIN CANCER (NON-MELANOMA) Jan 17th, 2019

The skin protects against infection, injury, heat, and sunlight. The outer layer of the skin is called the epidermis; which contains melanocytes, basal cells, and squamous cells. When the skin has been exposed to sunlight, skin cancer can occur. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer with the...

MOHS MICROGRAPHIC SURGERY: PROCEDURE, RECOVERY AND COSTS Jan 17th, 2019

One out of five people in the United States will develop skin cancer according to the Skin Care Foundation. Fortunately, there is a precise, safe, and effective surgical technique that leads with a 99 percent cure rate – Mohs micrographic surgery. The DermASAP team is happy to explain what can...

WHAT ARE THE BEST TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR ACNE? Jan 17th, 2019

Anybody can develop acne; the most common skin condition. It can affect people of all ages from newborns to adults. Acne can range from a few pimples, whiteheads, or blackheads to large, red lumps that can leave scars. Sometimes acne can affect self-esteem and confidence. The DermASAP team in Plymouth...

MOHS MICROGRAPHIC SURGERY FOR SKIN CANCER AT DERMASAP Jan 17th, 2019

New treatments for skin cancer are appearing and evolving rapidly. However, one surgical technique stands above the rest – Mohs micrographic surgery. The technique, developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs, traces its origins to the 1930s. Mohs surgery has, with a few refinements, been embraced over the past decade by an...

BOTOX AND DYSPORT: SIMILARITIES, DIFFERENCES, AND WHAT TO EXPECT Jan 17th, 2019

You may long for a more youthful appearance. With so many products on the market from dermal fillers to neuromodulators it can be difficult to know which one will best treat certain areas of your body. Rest assured, the DermASAP team has years of expertise in choosing the right treatment...

NON-SURGICAL WAYS TO GET RID OF WRINKLES Jan 17th, 2019

At DermASAP, we specialize in providing quick, simple procedures to patients in the Boston area so they can resume their other activities as soon as possible after completing treatments. We understand time is valuable so we have two offices conveniently located in Quincy and Plymouth. We have a team of...

PATIENTS ASK THE DERMASAP TEAM, “HOW CAN VANQUISH ME HELP IN BODY CONTOURING?” Jan 17th, 2019

Vanquish is a proven alternative to invasive surgical procedures for the treatment of stubborn fat that doesn’t budge with proper diet and exercise. Vanquish ME is the latest version of this body contouring technology, which uses radiofrequency energy to heat deep tissues. The precise application of heat derived from RF...

IDENTIFYING ATYPICAL MOLES (NEVUS) Jan 17th, 2019

WHAT IS AN ATYPICAL MOLE? Atypical moles (atypical nevi) are nevi that share some clinical features with melanoma, such as size greater than a pencil eraser(5mm), cobblestone texture, asymmetry, notching of the border and variegated (multiple) colors, but differ from melanoma in that they are not cancerous. Although, rarely, atypical moles can become...

SKIN CANCER 101: MELANOMA, CARCINOMA AND PROTECTING YOUR SKIN Jan 17th, 2019

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over the course of their lives. Knowledge is your greatest weapon in fighting it. This primer gives you an overview of the major types of skin cancer and the pre-cancers that can develop into skin cancer if left untreated.   Click here...

GAP YEAR Jan 17th, 2019

DermASAP is pleased to offer talented and highly motivated candidates an opportunity to spend a gap or bridge year within our practice. This program is ideal for those needing to defer their medical school education so they can gain some clinical experience, potentially work on some research projects or publications, or...

ACNE AS A RESULT OF HORMONAL IMBALANCE Jan 17th, 2019

By the teenage years of their life, upwards of 85% of the people in this country have experienced some form of acne. This number comes from the American Academy of Dermatology, who also provides information on how and when acne will develop in an adult’s life as well. Often the...

WHAT IS ArteFill or Bellafill? Jan 17th, 2019

Bellafill has been in development and under study in patients since the year 1998, finally gaining approval for use by the FDA in October of 2006. During this series of testing, Bellafill proved to be as safe as the temporary filler that was used as the control. Bellafill was created...

FACTORFIVE HUMAN GROWTH FACTORS FOR YOUNGER LOOKING SKIN Jan 17th, 2019

The skin cells in your body never stop replenishing and replacing themselves. As we get older our skin is less about to produce the compounds it needs and so it becomes less able to rejuvenate itself in a natural way to maintain your youthful appearance. The scientists at FACTORFIVE have...