Westport Dermatology and Laser Center

Clean the Slate of Your Skin with Clinical Acne Treatment

Acne has been such a common problem for so long that you'd think we'd know how to prevent it, or at least get rid of breakouts relatively quickly. The fact is, acne is a challenge for patients and also for doctors. It doesn't help that there…
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Laser Hair Removal: What the Professionals Know

Laser hair removal is one of the most popular treatments conducted in med spas and cosmetic dermatology offices. Interesting, because this is not a treatment professionals describe as pampering. No, people do not get laser hair removal because…

Why Does Laser Hair Removal Take So Long?

The end of the hot summer months means that shorts will be traded for long pants and sweaters. This is a time of year at which many people celebrate the end of needing to shave and wax as frequently as they have been. Unwanted hair…

Lasers and Lights: So Many Options!

In recent years, the advances in laser and light treatments have created multiple avenues for folks interested in managing aging without surgery. Some experts predict that surgical procedures like facelift surgery will decrease substantially…

RF Microneedling: How Does it Compare to Traditional Microneedling?

In recent years, the regenerative capacity of collagen and elastin have become well-recognized. The more we have come to realize that daily living literally breaks down collagen on a consistent basis, the more we have sought ways to prevent…

Have You Heard of RF Microneedling? You’ll Want To!

In recent years, the face of cosmetic dermatology has changed quite a bit. First, we had lasers, then we had microneedling, then we had radiofrequency (RF), and now we have microneedling and RF together. The developments in aesthetic medicine…
Skin care

Five Sunscreen Myths We Hope You're Not Believing

Summer is fast approaching and, with the increased heat, more people are heading to pools and lakes and beaches to cool off. For several years, we have been advised by experts to avoid the sun during peak hours and to apply sunscreen and other…
Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal May Not Be What You Think

If you think back to adolescence, you may remember having an idea of shaving as somewhat wondrous. Most of us couldn’t wait until our parents finally granted us permission to wield a razor on unwanted hair. A few nicks and cuts later, we had…
Skin cancer | Westport CT

We Need to Talk about Skin Cancer

Skin cancer awareness has increased significantly in the last decade alone. Most people at least know that they should wear sunscreen every day. Doctors and skincare experts are educating people on the value of broad-spectrum sunscreen and staying…