Kybella is a new non-surgical treatment for submental fullness, otherwise known as a double chin. According to a 2015 survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), 67% of consumers are bothered by this problem. Kybella injections are performed monthly for up to six months. Nearly 70% of patients experienced a ≥1-grade improvement with… Read More
BLU-U blue light therapy for acne is now available at SOMA Skin & Laser. The BLU-U is a unique blue light that kills the P. acnes bacteria in your skin. Treatments are simple – you sit with your face close to the blue light for approximately a 17-minute session about once or twice per week. The… Read More
Recently the biologic HUMIRA (adalimumab) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of moderate to severe hidradenitis supparativa (HS), an often debilitating disease with inflammatory papules, cysts and sinuses in the groin, axilla, inframammary and buttocks areas. This is an exciting new addition to the armamentarium of treatments, which typically include topical and oral… Read More
The MiraDry system, previously approved for hyperhidrosis, is now approved for the treatment of unwanted underarm hair. This microwave technology can be used in all skin types and on all hair colors. Long term reduction in underarm hair can be expected in one or two treatments.
The Venus Freeze treatment is available at SOMA Skin & Laser. Venus Freeze is a non-invasive and pain-free solution for body contouring, cellulite and circumference reduction, wrinkle reduction and skin tightening for the face, neck and body. Utilizing (MP)2 Technology, Venus Freeze creates a synergy of magnetic pulses and radio frequency (RF) to deliver pleasant… Read More
After rejuvenating the face, many patients turn their attention to their aging hands. Hands show their age with loss of volume, accentuation of tendons and veins, and the presence of multiple age spots. Complete hand rejuvenation requires addressing these individual components. Adding Volume to the Aging Hand Volumizing fillers can be injected into the backs… Read More
Hair transplantation is a surgical technique that moves hair follicles from the stable area of of the scalp (typically posterior portion) to the thinning or balding portion of the scalp (typically crown, temples, or frontal portion). It can be used for management of pattern alopecia, traction alopecia, and in special cases burned out scarring alopecia… Read More
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), the use of a person’s own blood platelets, has been used in many areas of medicine including orthopedics, ophthalmology and cardiology to improve wound healing and tissue repair. PRP can be used to enhance hair growth as a stand-alone treatment or to improve the recovery and results of hair transplant surgery. PRP… Read More
SOMA Skin & Laser is now offering consultations for hair loss for men and women. In addition to a medical evaluation includes assessment for hair transplantation and innovative procedures such as platelet rich plasma (PRP) and Acell Hair Regrowth Therapy (Please note that these procedures are not covered by insurance).
For more than 15 years the only available topical therapy for onychomycosis was ciclopirox, which offered rather low cure rates. In 2014 two new topical agents were approved: eficonazole (Jublia) and tavaborole (Kerydin). Ciclopirox Ciclopirox, available as an 8% nail lacquer, is indicated for treatment of mild to moderate onychomycosis. It is available as an… Read More