Physician Assistant

Fearful of Filler?

Dermal fillers, also called injectables, are a safe and effective way to enhance your appearance without the need for invasive surgery or downtime, but results are very dependent on the injector. At the Appearance Center, our providers are highly-trained medical professionals, familiar with the unique anatomy of the face, and have had extensive training and…

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Facial Filler vs. Fat Grafting

“I just want to look “x” years younger” is a common request in the dermatology or plastic surgery office. One way to accomplish that is to restore facial volume. Most of us may not initially recognize volume loss in our face because we see ourselves everyday. But the changes become stark when we look at…

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Management of Keloid Scars caused by Ear Piercings

Keloid scars can occur after ear piercings. They are typically large raised, firm nodules that occur at the site of the piercing. They can become painful and physically disfiguring. The cause is thought to be epithelial (skin) entrapment along the piercing tract. This can occur if the piercing gets inflamed or is allowed to seal.…

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dermal filler can bring a face into balance

When it comes to hyaluronic acid injectables (more commonly known as fillers), we tend to focus on areas of volume loss such as the cheeks, under eyes, and lips. The chin is often ignored but can be a great candidate for filler augmentation.  There are several benefits of chin filler including:  Correction of under-projected chin…

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Microneedling: Simple and Effective

Microneedling is a minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure with a short treatment time, minimal downtime, and noticeable improvement within a few days. It is also cost efficient while still providing long-lasting results. It is performed with a hand-held device containing a tip with very tiny needles. This creates micro wounds in the skin, which help to increase the production…

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What to do for Dark Circles

Dark circles under the lower eyelidsare common in men and women. Often accompanied by bags, dark circles can make you appear older and tired. Fortunately, there are options to improve the appearance of the undereyes.  What causes dark circles?There are a number of contributing factors, including What can be done to address dark circles? Injectables/fillers to help replace lost…

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Meet our PAs!

Physician Assistants Shea and Alyssa are an integral part of our Appearance Center team, and both are eager to help you to look your best. Many procedures can be performed in the office by our PAs, with minimal or no pain, and quick recovery. If you want an assessment of what’s best for you, including…

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Spotlight Procedure: VI Peel

We are pleased to be offering the VI Peel, a chemical peel that is a blend of acids, retinol, and vitamins that goes beyond a general resurfacing peel to treat specific conditions, including: Acne and acne scarring Hyperpigmentation Fine lines and wrinkles Benefits of the VI Peel include: Restoring a more even skin tone Smoothing…

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