Medical/Surgical Dermatology


Here at Mt. Pleasant Dermatology, our board-certified dermatologists treat all medical dermatologic conditions, including but not limited to the following in the below list. You may also go to the American Academy of Dermatology website for more information on common skin conditions. The website is www.aad.org.

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratoses
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Eczema
  • Hair Disorders
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Skin Cancers
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sun-damaged Skin
  • Warts

Cosmetic Dermatology


Our board-certified dermatologists are happy to discuss and perform many cosmetic options and procedures. Please contact us if you have any question regarding a particular cosmetic procedure. Our board certified physicians perform all injectable services. More information is available on the web at each company’s respective website. These procedures include, but are not limited to:

  • Blue Light
  • Botox®
  • Xeomin®
  • Radiesse®
  • Restylane®
  • Kybella®
  • Sculptra ®
  • Juvéderm Voluma® XC
  • Juvéderm® XC
  • Restylane Silk®
  • Silhouette InstaLift
  • Intense Pulsed Light Laser Treatments
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • TruSculpt
  • Microneedling
  • Picosure
  • Schlerotherapy
  • PRP
  • Peels

Kybella™ is the first and only approved injectable drug for contouring moderate to severe submental fullness, a condition that is commonly referred to as a double chin. Kybella™ is a non-human and non-animal formulation of deoxycholic acid, a naturally-occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.i When injected into subcutaneous fat, Kybella™ causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat.

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A purified protein injected directly into specific facial muscles to relax them, resulting in softening of wrinkles. Botox® is safe and FDA approved.

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Silhouette InstaLift offers an excellent option for women and men who are looking for a natural, younger look but who don’t want to undergo a traditional surgical facelift or deal with the ongoing maintenance required with injectables three to four times a year. Silhouette InstaLift  is a unique dual-action treatment that produces two desirable facial outcomes: an immediate lifting of the tissue in the mid-face area and a gradual regeneration of collagen to add volume, a result that gets better over time.

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These are fillers that are injected along facial lines and folds to correct and smooth the skin surface. These can also be also used to enhance the lips to restore a subtle, youthful fullness. These fillers are all composed of hyaluronic acid which occurs naturally in our bodies.

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JUVÉDERM® XC injectable gel is indicated for injection into the mid-to-deep dermis for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds).

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Radiesse® is an injectable filler made from calcium based microspheres that is used to reduce the appearance of deep facial folds and wrinkles. Radiesse® is a safe and effective procedure providing patients with results that can typically last from six months to one year.

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RADIESSE (+) is a dermal filler that temporarily adds volume to help smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds (the creases that extend from the corner of your nose to the corner of your mouth).

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Sculptra® is an injectable filler that is used to restore and correct contour deficiencies and facial fat loss by stimulating collagen production. the collagen produced by your skin with Sculptra injections replaces the age related volume loss of the face and tightens the overlying skin. It can give you noticeable results that emerge subtly and can last for up to 2 years.

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Blue Light Therapy offers patients an alternative to cryotherapy and topical creams for the treatment of actinic keratoses. It is a safe and effective way to treat a large number of actinic keratoses with a shorter healing time than topical creams. After Levulan is applied to the targeted area, patients will then be treated with a specific wavelength emitted by the blue light. Your eyes will be covered as you are treated under the lamp. You may experience slight discomfort while being treated. Afterwards, you may have some mild sunburn-like redness and peeling for a few days. It is important to use a sunscreen with zinc oxide and SPF 30 or higher for at least 48 hours following treatment, to prevent prolonged redness or peeling. Blue Light Therapy, with and without the application of Levulan, may also be used for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Intense pulse light technology corrects brown discoloration, small veins, and rosacea of the face. The same treatment can be used on the neck, chest, arms, and hands.

A laser is used to produce a beam of concentrated light to safely destroy hair follicles of dark hairs, providing hair growth reduction and elimination of hairs. This treats unwanted hair in both men and women on the face, neck, and body.

Vitalize Peels – Vitalize Peel For anti aging, melasma, sun damaged, and acne prone skin. The Vitalize Peel is the most popular SkinMedica peel that is appropriate for all Fitzpatrick Skin Types. It contains a proprietary blend of ingredients to help rejuvenate the skin. Achieve visible improvement after one treatment with optimal results after a series of treatments.
The Vitalize Peel combines resorcinol, lactic, salicylic, and retinoic acid (at aesthetician’s discretion) to offer dramatic improvement in texture and tone. The renewal process stimulates collagen production, improves pigmentation, acne, and melasma. The skin appears healthier and more youthful with minimal downtime. For best results a series is recommended.

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Rejuvenize Peels – Peel-Rejuvenize Peel can be used on Fitzpatrick Skin Types V – VI after the patient has established tolerability to Vitalize Peel or with physician consent.The Peeling Solution in the Rejuvenize Peel contains Salicylic Acid, Lactic Acid, Resorcinol, Panthenol, and Isoceteth-20. This peeling solution combined with a Retinol Solution can substantially improve the appearance of the skin.

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Focus treatments with the PicoSure laser activate your body’s natural skin cell processes for healthy, more youthful-looking skin. Only Focus treatments lighten unwanted pigment AND uniquely stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin—keys to younger-looking skin—without the pain or downtime of other laser treatments.

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TruSculpt uses radio frequency to melt unwanted fat. We are the only practice in the area that offers the Cutera 3D-RF laser.

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