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Cosmetic treatments

The results you see after having a cosmetic treatment depend largely on the skill and knowledge of the person performing the treatment. Board-certified dermatologists receive many years of education and training, which gives them expertise in this area. Some dermatologists continue their studies in this area so that they can specialize in performing these treatments.

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Your safety

Cosmetic treatments may look easy to perform, but having one done safely requires in-depth medical knowledge of the skin. Board-certified dermatologists have this medical knowledge, which means a lower risk of complications.

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Age spots and dark marks

Patients frequently ask their dermatologist how to get rid of age spots or dark marks on their skin. Here’s what you need to know to treat them safely.

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Cellulite and fat removal

If you’re interested in treating cellulite or removing fat, seeing a board-certified dermatologist will help you learn whether any options are safe for you and can deliver the results you expect.

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Hair removal

Laser hair removal is a cosmetic treatment that can provide permanent hair removal. To help you make an informed decision, here are the facts about different hair removal techniques that dermatologists share with their patients.

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Scars and stretch marks

If you have a scar or stretch marks that bother you, a cosmetic treatment can help. Find out what results you can expect and what you should know before getting treatment.

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Tattoo removal

Has a tattoo lost its appeal? Discover how to get it removed safely.

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If you’re concerned that wrinkles and fine lines are making you look older than you feel, a board-certified dermatologist can tell you whether a cosmetic treatment can give you the results you expect.

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Younger-looking skin

If you wish you could turn back the hands of time, it’s worth seeing a board-certified dermatologist to find out what can realistically and safely diminish the signs of aging that bother you.