Dr. Scherl and her staff provide patients with full-service, comprehensive dermatology care. They recognize the needs of each individual patient and that fully understanding your skin conditions and treatment options is important. The goal is to provide patients and their families with quality medical care while using a gentle, personal approach.
Dr. Scherl offers a variety of cosmetic procedures to refresh and restore your appearance. We use a scientifically-based approach to skin care combined with close attention to aesthetics and the individual needs of each patient.
Agnes RF is used specifically for wrinkles and loose skin. Its fresh approach to skin rejuvenation offers you the opportunity to restore your youth without surgery, or more invasive lasers.
Botox is a popular wrinkle reduction treatment that minimizes the appearance of fine lines and creases by temporarily paralyzing the muscles responsible for dynamic wrinkle formation.
Daxxify is a new neuromodulator that targets the facial muscles that lead to the formation of dynamic wrinkles with longer-lasting results.
Forma is the first auto-adjusting, non-invasive, thermal skin treatment for deep and uniform tissue stimulation.
Fractional Laser Resurface-Ablative CO2 Laser
This technology is radically different from the classic standard laser resurfacing, which removes the entire upper layer of skin.
Fractora is a fractional skin resurfacing and subdermal tissue coagulation device that bridges the gap between fractional lasers and surgical procedures.
Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers
The most popular class of dermal fillers is based on hyaluronic acid (HA), a sugar compound that is naturally found in human skin.
IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)
Though IPL may look, sound and feel like a laser, it is not classified as a true “laser” because it uses multiple wavelengths of light whereas lasers use only one wavelength of light.
The LaseMD Ultra is a game-changing fractional laser device that works at a cellular level to gently treat various skin concerns due to the aging process or external influences like sun exposure.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures over the past decade. More and more men and women are opting for this permanent hair reduction technique.
Radiesse is a new breed of synthetic compounds that contain calcium hydroxyapatite, a substance that is found naturally in our bones.
SculpSure is an innovative treatment to reduce stubborn pockets of fat with minimal pain and downtime. Each treatment takes just 25 minutes, making SculpSure the perfect solution for individuals with busy schedules.
Sculptra is a volumizer to help restore youth by giving back the volume we lose due to loss of fat and bone in the face. Sculptra is Poly-L-lactic acid in suspension.
Skin conditions can have an emotional as well as physical effect on your life. At SSMD, we treat these conditions with the latest therapies, and tried and true treatments. But we also try to treat your condition with great care and understanding.
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Although it’s common, accurate information about acne can be scarce.
An acne cyst forms when the pore fills with dead skin cells oil, and bacteria. A cyst goes deep into the skin and can hurt.
An actinic keratosis or AK is a rough, dry, scaly patch or growth that forms on the skin. An AK forms when the skin is badly damaged by ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun or indoor tanning.
Alopecia (Hair Loss)
Millions of people experience hair loss. Some people see their hair re-grow without doing anything. Others need treatment for their hair to re-grow. Sometimes, hair will not re-grow.
This is a common skin disease in children. Children often get atopic dermatitis (AD) during their first year of life. If a child gets AD during this time, dry and scaly patches appear on the skin.
Atypical Mole (Dysplastic)
This type of mole can look like melanoma. It is not melanoma. But you have a higher risk of getting melanoma if you have certain risk factors.
Barnacles are a very common benign growth. See your dermatologist if you are concerned, because skin cancer can sometimes look similar to a seborrheic keratosis to an untrained eye.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer. More than two million cases of this skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year.
Bedbugs are tiny insects that feed on human blood. They hide in dark places close to where humans sleep and usually crawl out to feed while people are fast asleep.
Dry skin is common. It can occur at any age and for many reasons. Using a moisturizer often helps repair dry skin.
Eczema is an uncomfortable skin condition that impacts patients of every age. While the exact cause of eczema isn’t known, scientists believe the immune system may play a role.
Fungi are single or multi-cellular organisms that cause skin infections. Fungi can be true pathogens, which cause infections in healthy people, or opportunistic pathogens, which cause infections in immune-compromised patients.
Genital warts are warts that appear in the genital area. There can be 1 wart or a cluster of warts. People get these warts by picking up the human papillomavirus (HPV) from someone who is already infected with this virus.
Herpes simplex is a common viral infection. If you’ve ever had a cold sore or fever blister, you picked up the herpes simplex virus.
Hives are welts on the skin that often itch. These welts can appear on any part of the skin. Hives vary in size from as small as a pen tip to as large as a dinner plate. They may connect to form even larger welts.
Many people get lichen (LY-kin) planus (PLAN-us). This disease can develop on one or several parts of the body. It can appear on the skin or inside the mouth.
Melasma (muh-LAZ-muh) is a common skin problem. It causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face.
Mohs surgery is the most effective treatment for certain types of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and around the world. While dangerous, skin cancer is treatable with early detection.
It is usually quite easy to remove moles surgically. Usually there is a trade involved – removing the mole in exchange for a small scar. If the mole is large and the scar will be less noticeable, then it is a good trade.
Molluscum (muh-luhs-kum) contagiosum (kən-tā-jē-ō-səm) is a common skin disease. It is caused by a virus. This virus easily spreads from person to person. People can get molluscum by sharing towels and clothing.
People who get this skin problem often see distinct, coin-shaped (nummular) or oval sores on their skin. Nummular dermatitis often appears after a skin injury, such as a burn, abrasion (from friction), or insect bite.
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a medical treatment that involves two steps: the use of a light-sensitive drug and the application of a light source to destroy abnormal cells.
People of all ages and skin colors get pityriasis rosacea, but this skin disease is more likely to occur between 10 and 35 years of age and during pregnancy.
Poison Ivy Dermatitis
Many people get a rash from poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. This rash is caused by an oil found in the plants.
Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease characterized by itchy or sore patches of various sizes. Often theses patches of skin have, silvery scales.
“Rash” is a general term for a wide variety of skin conditions. A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and may appear as a red patch, small bumps or blisters on the skin.
Many people suffer from rosacea. It is not contagious, but there is some evidence to suggest that it is inherited. There is no known cause or cure for rosacea.
Seborrheic dermatitis can look like psoriasis, eczema, or a skin allergy.
In most people, seborrheic keratoses first appear in middle age or later. People who are most likely to get these growths have family members with seborrheic keratoses.
Anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles. After the chickenpox clears, the virus stays in the body. If the virus reactivates (wakes up), the result is shingles — a painful, blistering rash.
There are multiple types of bumps and growths that can appear on the skin, including: Small, hard, white bumps (milia) and Enlarged oil glands (sebaceous hyperplasia).
Even the same type of skin cancer can look very different from person to person. This makes it hard to look at a picture and tell if you have skin cancer.
We all have yeast living on our skin. When the yeast grow out of control, a person can get a skin disease called tinea versicolor.
Warts (Verrucae) are common growths that are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). These can commonly involve the fingers, hands, feet, while certain strains can cause genital warts.
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