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.
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.
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 (Juvederm®, Belotero®, Restylane®, Lyft®)
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)
This type of device was first introduced into the aesthetic market in the mid-1990s. 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 a word that means irritated skin. Doctors don’t really know why some kids and adults get eczema, and others don’t. They think it might happen for a variety of reasons.
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.
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.
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.
REMEMBER you may have multiple types of bumps and bumps and some that may not be listed here:
- Small, hard, white bumps (milia)
- Enlarged oil glands (sebaceous hyperplasia)
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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To Our Patients,
The CDC has announced new mask protocols for vaccinated individuals, however as the announcement does not apply to hospitals or medical facilities, there will be no changes for our office protocols for patients, guests, and staff members. Masks are still a requirement for all patients, guests and staff at our offices.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out!
Sharon Scherl MD, Ana Cristina Laureano MD, and the entire staff of Scherl Dermatology