Laser Hair Removal / IPL Hair Removal for Silky Smooth Skin

laser hair removal tool

Dermatology of Philadelphia is excited to now offer cutting-edge treatment options for laser hair removal. IPL hair removal uses an intense pulse light to target the cells that create hair without damaging the surrounding skin or tissue. In this article we break down the details on what IPL hair removal is, treatment protocols and steps […]

IPL Photofacial and Skin Rejuvenation

IPL Photofacial before and after results

Are you beginning to notice unwanted dark spots or redness on your face, neck or other body parts exposed to the sun? Do you feel your skin has lost its luster, and are beginning to notice signs of aging? Consider an IPL photofacial or photorejuvenation treatment to brighten and improve the texture and tone of […]

Microneedling with a Dermatologist: Benefits & Results

microneedling with a dermatologist

Interested in improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your face and neck? Non-surgical, minimally-invasive microneedling treatments at Dermatology of Philadelphia (administered by board-certified dermatologists) may be the solution. Microneedling utilizes state-of-the-art technology to make precise micro-injuries in the skin to regenerate collagen. This collagen stimulation improves the appearance of fine lines and […]

Your Guide To Chemical Peels

A woman getting a chemical peel.

What is a chemical peel and how does it work?  Chemical peels utilize an acid in a controlled manner to rejuvenate the skin. The chemical peel acts as an exfoliant to remove a specific amount of skin cells from the top layers of the skin, including imperfections in the process. Peels speed up the process […]

Your Guide To Soft Tissue Fillers

soft tissue fillers

What are fillers? Soft tissue fillers work to restore fullness to the face that is often lost as we age. Depending on the area injected, fillers can be used to soften wrinkles, smooth skin folds, or replace areas of volume loss.   The most common type of soft tissue fillers includes hyaluronic acid derivatives (e.g. Restylane, […]

Treatment for Wrinkles: Botox & Dysport [Neurotoxins]

botox and dysport neurotoxins

“Neurotoxins” is a broad term used to encompass various forms of botulinum toxins, including Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin. At Dermatology of Philadelphia, we carry Botox Cosmetic and Dysport. What is botulinum toxin in Botox, Dysport & Xeomin? Botulinum toxin is a purified protein toxin produced by the clostridium botulinum bacteria. Although it is a […]