What is Cosmetic Dermatology?

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Cosmetic dermatology is a subspecialty of dermatology that focuses on aesthetic issues and the cosmetic applications of the discipline. A cosmetic dermatologist has undergone special training to help patients address skin tone and texture irregularities, smooth wrinkles, remove unwanted facial or body hair, tighten skin, remove tattoos, treat cellulite and/or treat acne and acne scars.…

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Light Therapy for Sun Damaged Skin

Doctor checking skin

Patients who have spent years being overexposed to sunlight are likely to develop unhealthy, sun-damaged skin. At Dermatology Associates of Plymouth Meeting, we see patients every day who experience sunspots, premature wrinkles, actinic keratoses and other skin abnormalities that are caused by excessive exposure to the sun. Fortunately, certain types of sun damage can be…

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