What’s the Best Treatment for Acne Scars?

Acne can be one of the most frustrating skin conditions to deal with. Even years after you are no longer experiencing unpredictable breakouts, you may still find yourself dealing with embarrassing scarring as a legacy of your adolescent years. Luckily, you don’t have to live with acne scars anymore. At Dermatology Medical Group of San… Read More »

Protecting Your Skin From the Sun

While being outdoors can benefit your physical and emotional well-being by reducing stress and allowing your body to make more vitamin D, excess sun exposure can cause premature aging and elevate your risk for skin cancer. Knowing how to prevent UV damage is essential for good skin health and keeping you looking younger longer. Here… Read More »

Does Non-Surgical Fat Reduction Work?

If you struggle with stubborn, exercise-resistant body fat, you may be an excellent candidate for a non-surgical treatment option called CoolSculpting. Read on to learn how this technology can help you achieve a toned, tightened physique without interrupting your active lifestyle. What Is CoolSculpting? No matter how disciplined you are about following a fitness and… Read More »

Liposuction or CoolSculpting: Which Is Better for Your Goals?

Despite all their efforts to maintain a healthy lifestyle, many people find themselves struggling with unwelcome fat on specific areas of their body, often due to hereditary or hormonal factors that are outside their control. That’s why liposuction and CoolSculpting are enduringly popular worldwide. These two procedures provide targeted toning and shaping for areas of… Read More »

Mohs Surgery Recovery Guide

  According to statistics from the American Academy of Dermatology, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Fortunately, basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas – the two most common forms of skin cancer – are highly correctable if caught early and treated appropriately. Mohs surgery is the leading technique for addressing… Read More »

Mohs Surgery: What to Expect

Mohs surgery is the gold standard for removing skin cancers, including basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma and some forms of melanoma. When performing a Mohs micrographic procedure, our dermatologists will excise as much of the cancerous tissue as possible while doing minimal damage to surrounding healthy skin. In contrast to a standard excision –… Read More »

Hair Loss Solutions for Women

Up to a third of all women experience hair loss at some point in their lives. While many men grow up expecting that they may have thinning or balding hair – especially if hair loss runs in their family – it can be more surprising for women to realize their formerly thick, healthy hair is… Read More »

What Causes Hair Loss in Men?

Nearly 40% of guys in their thirties experience hereditary hair loss. Over half face it by the time they reach fifty. Men struggling with hair loss can start as early as puberty. In addition, an estimated fifty million American men experience male pattern baldness, clinically known as androgenic alopecia. While genes play the most significant… Read More »

How Microdermabrasion Works to Improve Your Skin

If you struggle with dull, lackluster skin and wish to improve it, microdermabrasion is a straightforward, non-surgical solution. This advanced skin resurfacing treatment repairs multiple skin issues to return your complexion to a youthful, radiant appearance. Though removing the top layer of your skin might sound harsh, microdermabrasion is a reasonably gentle skin treatment. At… Read More »

How to Prepare for Sclerotherapy

At Dermatology Medical Group of San Francisco, our experienced doctors take pride in helping patients enhance their aesthetics, boost their confidence, and feel better about their appearance by removing the unsightly spider veins from their legs and other parts of their bodies. If you are considering our sclerotherapy procedure, you may have questions about what… Read More »