Author Archives: Vderm2017

Our New Medical Esthetician

Jaylynn grew up in Traverse City, and has always had a passion for the health and beauty industry since she was a little girl. If Jay isn’t at work, you can find her doing any activity that involves being outside, whether that be fishing, boating, or hiking. [caption id="attachment_339".....

7 Reasons to treat acne early

Treating acne early can clear the skin, which may prevent acne scars, worsening acne, or years of living with acne. If your teen or pre-teen has acne, you may decide to let the acne run its course. The most-effective strategy, however, may be to treat acne when it first appears. Here are 7.....

How to choose a dermatologist?

Look at their credentials - check to see if they're board certified. Do you prefer a medical doctor or a doctor of osteopathy? Some patients prefer one over the other. This is your personal choice and preference. Attitude. How does the doctor answer and address your needs? A good doctor will.....

Recovery. How much time is needed?

Typically after a skin surgery we ask that patients limit activity for the first 48 hours. Be sure to leave dressing in place for 24 hours before removing it. Its ok to shower after 24 hours but we recommend not soaking or swimming. A helpful tip to removing the dressing is to remove it in the.....