General

Body by Thermage®

Thermage® is a radio frequency device with a long history and excellent safety record. It is FDA approved for skin tightening on the face, neck, eyelids (periorbital), and body. Abdomen, buttocks and knees are especially popular treatment areas. It is one of our most performed treatments for cellulite and skin... Continue Reading

What is Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer in the United States. It usually arises in sun exposed areas and appears as a red, scaly sore or growth that may itch or bleed. These red, scaly patches are referred to as actinic keratosis (AKs). About... Continue Reading

My ThermiSmooth Experience

I have to start by telling you that I REALLY hate the lines around my eyes. I have had dark circles, crepey eyelids and wrinkles under my eyes since I was a kid. In my 20s, I discovered eye creams and anti aging serums. I would patiently dab a variety of... Continue Reading

Start The Conversation: ThermiVA® Survey

Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar has recently added ThermiVA® vaginal rejuvenation to to it's menu of available treatments. ThermiVA® has quickly become the gold standard in feminine rejuvenation. It is quick, comfortable, and effective. There is no downtime and you can return to your normal activities (including sexual activities)... Continue Reading

What is an AK (Actinic Keratosis)?

An actinic keratosis AK forms when the skin is damaged by ultraviolet (UV) rays from sun exposure or indoor tanning. When you have more than one AK, you have actinic keratoses, or AKs. Anyone who has many AKs should be under a dermatologist’s care. Most people who have many AKs continue... Continue Reading

Laser Hair Removal FAQ’s

Over the last two decades laser hair removal has gained in popularity. Women and men, of all ages and skin types, have treated virtually all body areas in pursuit of smoother, silkier skin. Here are some of the most common questions patients ask when consulting for laser hair removal at... Continue Reading

Smoothbeam / Vbeam laser for acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. It affects patients of all ages. If your acne goes untreated dark spots and scars can appear on the skin as acne clears. According to the AAD, eighty percent of acne patients develop acne scarring.  VBEAM laser is a... Continue Reading