Author Archives: Elena Shumsky

Get rid of signs of aging with an IPL Photofacial!

What is an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) facial or a “Photofacial”? The IPL Photofacial is a skin treatment that can reduce the appearance of damage and subtract years from your complexion. IPL, also known as Intense Pulsed Light therapy or the photo facial, uses cutting edge technology to produce younger-looking skin that’s firmer and more […]

Orlando Photofacial Treatment to Repair Skin Damage & Make Your Skin Look Younger.

How can Laser Treatments (photofacial) at the Orlando Dermatology Center help you? Is your skin in need of rejuvenation? Are you bothered by age/sun spots, broken capillaries, or just the overall appearance of your skin? Lumenis® M22™ provides an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatment—also known as a Photofacial treatment—designed to gently and effectively treat a wide range of […]

IPL Laser Treatments & Their Effectiveness

What is an IPL Laser? IPL is similar to laser treatment, but the light is less concentrated. Where lasers use a single focused wavelength, IPL spreads out the light using several wavelengths. Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy, aka photofacial, is a way to improve the color and texture of your skin without surgery. It can undo some of […]

Pediatric Dermatology: Sunscreen -Protect your children’s skin in the Florida sun.

Living in the sunshine state means that we must think about how to protect ourselves from the sun often. Because sun damage is cumulative, starting a good sunscreen routine for going out in the sun needs to begin early. At the Orlando Dermatology Center, we see patients with sun related damage to their skin often […]

Anti-Aging Skincare Advice from a Dermatologist

Basics: Protect against UV exposure Hydrate skin Do not only focus on your face Think about your overall lifestyle What causes fast aging skin (other than time)? With aging, the outer skin layer (epidermis) thins, even though the number of cell layers remains unchanged. The number of pigment-containing cells (melanocytes) decreases. The remaining melanocytes increase […]

Orlando Dermatology Advice: Protect Your Lips From Skin Cancer

Skin cancer on the lips is especially dangerous and you need to know that. Lip skin is fragile, can’t really protect itself from UV rays and lip cancer can be surprisingly aggressive. It’s also not uncommon. Lip cancer usually develops in the thin, flat cells called squamous cells that line the lips and other areas of […]

Orlando Dermatology Center: Winter Acne Treatments

Getting acne treatments done at our state-of-the-art clinics in Orlando, Florida has many benefits, especially during the changing temperature of Florida’s winter months. Your skin may be feeling a bit bi-polar during the volatile swings of Florida’s winters. Cold weather can cause dry skin and more outbreaks. Since your skin stands between you and the […]