The people of Lafayette and surrounding communities have come to rely upon the Dermatology Center of Acadiana to provide them with treatment for all of their skin concerns. This includes a broad range of cosmetic dermatology services.
Cosmetic dermatology treatments are designed to help you look and feel your best. Drs. Dupree, Kennedy, and Penton utilize the latest technology and most advanced techniques in all of their procedures. Moreover, each of our practitioners is dedicated to continuing their education so that you can benefit from the most recent cosmetic dermatology treatments.
Whether you’re looking for a deep cleansing facial, a chemical peel or a better way to minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles, the Dermatology Center of Acadiana has a solution for you. Contact us to make an appointment for one of the procedures below or any other cosmetic dermatology treatments.
BOTOX and Dysport
These muscle relaxers are responsible for a revolution in cosmetic dermatology. Botulinum toxin is injected into strategic locations on the patient’s face. This highly purified protein relaxes the muscles beneath the surface of the skin, minimizing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Within one or two days after the injection, the patient starts to notice that their crow’s feet and frown lines are much less noticeable than before, and the results last for about four months.
BOTOX and Dysport are both administered on an outpatient basis at our convenient office in Lafayette. Contact us today to find out if you are a good candidate.
The second most requested cosmetic procedure after Botox, fillers are used to restore volume loss that occurs as a natural part of the aging process. These go by well-known brand names like Juvederm, Voluma, Belotero and Radiesse, and they rely on natural substances like calcium and hyaluronic acid. Each filler differs in its thickness and is appropriate for specific uses from deep volume loss such as the cheek bones to fine lines around the mouth. They can also be used to fill a depressed scar, add volume to the lips, or improve the look of aging hands.
It is possible to purchase at-home chemical peels, but the ones performed as part of our cosmetic dermatology services are far more powerful and effective. Chemical peels can be used to correct a number of imperfections like uneven skin tone and texture, fine lines and wrinkles, and a dull complexion.
Many people have a mole that they would rather be without. Even if that mole does not show the early signs of cancer, you don’t have to keep it. Ask our experienced practitioners about how you can have a mole removed. These minimally invasive procedures are quick, easy and promise excellent results.
Laser Treatment for Tattoo Removal
We use Enlighten Laser Treatment for tattoo removal which delivers the best results in the least amount of time for any laser treatment on the market. Enlighten is both more powerful than traditional lasers and avoids causing thermal damage to the tissue surrounding the unwanted pigmentation like many traditional lasers.
Laser Treatment for Pigmented Lesions
Melasma, sun spots, and brown spots can all be treated with our new Pico Genesis laser treatment. It is the best laser system that gets the fastest results and the only that one avoids causing thermal damage to surrounding areas of skin. The Pico Genesis system is the most effective therapy for skin pigmentation currently on the market.
Laser Treatment for Vascular Lesions
Vascular lesions are typically the result of increased number or thickness of blood vessels. They may manifest as rosacea, cherry angiomas, spider veins, strawberry hemangiomas or port wine stains. Dermatologists had limited ability to treat these lesions in the past, but that has changed with the advent of lasers. With few side effects and a tremendous potential for improvement, it is well worth exploring laser therapy for vascular lesions.
Laser Treatment for Hair Removal
For those whom are tired of shaving, waxing and plucking, or have had enough of dealing with razor bumps, laser hair removal may be the perfect option for you. At our Lafayette dermatology clinic, we have the most advanced laser hair removal technology to safely and effectively remove unwanted facial and body hair on all skin types. Most patients require between 3 and 6 treatments to achieve a desired result, and may occasionally require a touch-up once a year or so.
Kybella is the first and only FDA-approved injectable treatment that improves the appearance of submental fat. Also known as the “double chin”, this submental fullness is a common aesthetic concern for both men and women of all shapes and sizes. It is often resistant to diet and exercise and is historically difficult to treat making Kybella an exciting new option for this problem area.
If you are bothered by fine lines and wrinkles or mild acne scars, then you may want to try a micro-needling treatment. This procedure can also be used to correct skin texture problems or to minimize large pores. Your dermatologist may recommend a course of three or more treatments to attain optimal results. The micro-needling device used in our dermatology practice is extremely effective at stimulating the skin to produce collagen.
This innovative technique involves exfoliation with a diamond-tipped device as well as the infusion of a powerful serum into the skin. In about half an hour, this amazing, non-invasive procedure sloughs away the dead skin cells that make the complexion dull while also unclogging the pores to minimize their appearance.
Doctors have relied on Dermaplaning for decades as a safe and effective method for exfoliating the skin and removing fine hair. This non-invasive, indulgent treatment leaves the skin soft and glowing without any discomfort or downtime. Contact the Dermatology Center of Acadiana to learn more.