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Dermatologists in La Mesa explain everything you need to know about glycolic peels for healthy skin

Everything You Need to Know About Glycolic Peels in La Mesa area

Over time, exposure to environmental toxins and age lead to changes in the skin. Fine lines, wrinkles, and brown spots begin to appear. The skin’s tone and texture change. When it comes to improving the skin’s appearance, there are a variety of treatments. The Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa offer glycolic peels to give patients youthful, healthy skin. Our team of experts understand the common signs of aging and can fill you in on everything you need to know about glycolic peels. Healthy skin has an effect on an individual’s appearance and confidence. Good skin care keeps … Continue reading

Discover the safety and effectiveness of laser hair reduction treatments in La Mesa, CA

Man doing a Laser hair removal

Shaving every day is tedious and time-consuming. Other hair removal methods such as waxing, plucking, and electrolysis are painful. Laser hair reduction saves patients precious time and energy. Conveniently located in La Mesa, CA, the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology offer laser hair reduction treatments to safely, effectively remove unwanted hair. Laser energy precisely targets and focuses on hair follicles in the treatment area. The hair is destroyed as the melanin absorbs the energy. A series of treatments significantly reduces excess hair. Laser hair reduction can be done on nearly any area of the body and has gained popularity due … Continue reading

Patients discover what to expect and side effects from sclerotherapy in La Mesa, CA

Man shows his small blood vessels of the skin on the leg

Patients in La Mesa, CA who are bothered by spider veins can turn to the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology to learn what to expect from sclerotherapy. Often a treatment of choice for spider veins, sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution into the vessels. The solution irritates these vessels and causes them to collapse and eventually be absorbed by the body. What to expect and side effects Sclerotherapy is performed in the physician’s office and does not require general anesthesia. The amount of time and the number of injections needed depends on the number and size of the veins being treated. … Continue reading

La Mesa dermatologists explain the skin benefits of microneedling treatment

Conveniently located in La Mesa, CA, the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology specialize in treating and rejuvenating the skin.

Conveniently located in La Mesa, CA, the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology specialize in treating and rejuvenating the skin. With many treatment options available, patients of all ages and skin types can achieve healthy, glowing skin. We are dedicated to offering quality skincare treatments including microneedling treatment for acne scarring and skin rejuvenation. What is microneedling? In recent years, microneedling treatment has gained popularity thanks to its skincare and aesthetic benefits. It is also known as skin needling. The procedure has been used to  improve the appearance of pigmentation, fine lines and acne scars. Advancements in medical technology have improved … Continue reading

Patients ask, “Who is a candidate for sclerotherapy in La Mesa, CA?”

The Board-Certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA offer sclerotherapy to treat leg veins

During the heat of summer, no one wants to hide behind long pants. However, women with spider veins often do just that because they are embarrassed by their legs. For patients plagued by unsightly spider veins, the Board-Certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA offer sclerotherapy to treat leg veins. Spider veins are small, dilated superficial veins. They may be red or blue and generally do not cause discomfort. Who is a candidate for sclerotherapy?   Patients who are bothered by the appearance of their spider veins may seek treatment. Spider veins or the small veins may be … Continue reading

Dermatologists in La Mesa, CA explain Mohs micrographic surgery for precise skin cancer removal

Mohs micrographic surgery is precisely performed to remove skin cancer with minimal margins, preserving as much healthy tissues as possible.

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. It is common, dangerous, and visible. When detected and treated early, the outlook is good for most skin cancers. In La Mesa, CA, the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology offer skin cancer treatment including Mohs micrographic surgery. What is Mohs micrographic surgery? Mohs surgery is a microscopically controlled procedure to treat skin cancer. Because it is such a precise procedure, Mohs surgery is often performed in areas where there is little extra skin. Treatment areas often include the face, ears, hands, feet, and genitalia. Mohs surgery is a method … Continue reading

Patients in La Mesa, CA ask, “What is the process of sclerotherapy?”

What is the Process of Sclerotherapy in La Mesa CA

If you suffer from unsightly spider veins, you may have asked, “What is the process of sclerotherapy?” In use since the 1930’s, sclerotherapy is a tried and true treatment for spider veins. The Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA offer treatment options to eliminate spider veins. Why it is done Many women have superficial groups of blue, red, or purple veins. Although they do not cause pain, they can be a cosmetic issue for some patients leading them to hide their legs. Varicose veins are larger, raised and may cause discomfort or itching. Sclerotherapy is a medical … Continue reading

Doctors in La Mesa, CA explain the cost-effectiveness of Gentlemax Pro laser hair reduction treatments

Doctors in La Mesa, CA explain the cost-effectiveness of Gentlemax Pro laser hair reduction treatments

Hair removal products are time-consuming. The average woman spends over two months of her lifetime shaving. FDA-approved in the late 1990s, laser hair reduction has become an efficient, effective method of reducing unwanted hair. At Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA, our dermatologists offer Gentlemax Pro laser treatments for laser hair reduction. The Gentlemax Pro difference Produced by Syneron Candela, one of the leading global aesthetic device companies, Gentlemax Pro is a high-speed laser treatment. This laser emits gentle energy and therapeutic heat targeted at the hair root. The pigment in the hair follicle absorbs the energy, damaging the follicle … Continue reading

Dermatologists in La Mesa explain mole removal treatment cost and reviews

Moles can be removed for cosmetic reasons.

Not all moles are cancerous or dangerous. Large, dark, or bumpy moles or ones that are on a visible part of the body may be considered for mole removal. If you have a mole that is unsightly or bothersome, contact the Board-Certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA for mole treatment. Mole removal options Moles can be removed using different methods to gain a more cosmetically appealing appearance. The mole removal costs and reviews give advantages and disadvantages of each procedure. The price depends upon the size, shape, and location. Costs may include: Shaving Excising Pathology   Using … Continue reading

La Mesa, CA dermatologist answers questions about mole removal

Dr. Christopher Crosby at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic answers questions about mole removal.

Almost everyone will have a mole at some time during their lives. Some people choose to have moles removed for cosmetic reasons, while others do so at the recommendation of a dermatologist. Many have questions about this procedure. Our Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic in La Mesa, CA answers common concerns about mole removal. Are all moles dangerous?  Only a small percentage of moles are cancerous. You are at higher risk if you have many large, dark moles and a family history of skin cancer, but any single mole can be cancerous. Plus, it is difficult for someone … Continue reading


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