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Get The Lift

Get The Lift The most exciting development in cosmetic medicine in the last couple of years is the improvement in our understanding of what causes the sagging face. This has come about largely as a result of the development of several new options for treatment. When the surgical “face lift” was the only treatment option the…

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What Type of Filler is Right for Me?

In the pursuit of younger-looking skin, injectable fillers have become an increasingly popular treatment option. These products offer a fast, convenient and effective method for correcting imperfections, enhancing volume and redefining areas of the face. Today, patients are offered a wide variety of facial fillers to help address all kinds of cosmetic concerns and aesthetic…

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What is a Liquid Facelift?

Looking for a way to regain your youthful appearance without surgery? The team at Dermacare Laser & Skin Care Clinics has the perfect solution for you. A liquid facelift is a non-surgical, minimally-invasive method of smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles and restoring fullness to the midface and under the eyes. With a variety of…

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Juvederm vs. Other Injections

When it comes to injectable cosmetic treatments, you have plenty of choices today. These procedures are fast, relatively painless and can offer dramatic results. However, the multitude of choices can also make it difficult for you to know which injectable formulation will provide you with the best results. For many patients, Juvederm is the injectable…

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Say Goodbye to Tired Eyes

The eyes are often among the first areas to show the signs of aging. Puffiness and dark circles can plague the lower lid area, making you look like you are perpetually tired. Fine lines can also appear around the outer corners of the eyes as well as underneath, which seem to be that much more…


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Facial Fillers get High Ratings, Study Finds

Juvederm Voluma has become a popular option for restoring volume to areas of the face like the cheeks and jawline. Now, a study has found that the formulation offers very satisfying results to most of the patients treated with the injectable procedure. The study specifically looked at patients with moderate to severe signs of aging…


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Half of All Consumers Seeking Cosmetic Procedures, Study Shows

A new study has found that popularity of cosmetic procedures is on a definitive rise, with as many as half of all consumers considering a cosmetic procedure in 2015. Data came from the 2015 ASDS Consumer Survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The primary aesthetic goals of consumers included a desire to turn…

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“Fillers”- Help, I am Confused!

The world of injectable cosmetic fillers has exploded over the last few years. In our clinic alone we have seen over 30% growth in filler use each year for the last five years. This year we have seen a 37% increase year to date. There are several things that contribute to this growth. Increased societal acceptance…

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Instant Collagen

Radiesse is one of our options for “volumizing” the face and the hands.  As many of us are aware, over time we lose the fullness in our cheeks, lips, and virtually all parts of the face.  As a result, we start looking tired, sad and saggy.  The same process is occurring in the hands and…

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Voluma is the latest addition to our toolbox of fillers. It is FDA approved for restoration of cheek volume and facial rejuvenation. It is a hyaluronic acid just like Juvederm. This means it is a compound that is naturally found in the human body, making it very safe. It is different in that it is…

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I Want to Look Happy, Not Angry

The three best tools for creating a happy, approachable expression… As a child I always remember being afraid of my Great Uncle Joe. I don’t remember anything in particular that he did or said that frightened me, he was just one of those gruff, no-nonsense farmers that always seemed to be angry. I was glad…

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A Helping Hand

I have been told if you want to know how old someone is, just look at their hands. With the advances in technologies, we have a number of tricks and tools—mainly lasers and fillers—that allow us to fight the effects of time on our face and restore a more youthful presentation. With all the attention…

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Combination Treatments

Sometimes a skin consultation can be an overwhelming process, especially if it’s your first exposure to current medical skin care. There are so many options and choices available. What do I do first? Can the treatments be done at the same time? How will the treatments and products interact? Which one is best? Then you…

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Dr. Birchall’s Skin Maintenance Plan

It is a truism of life that if things are not maintained, they break down. If you own a house or a car, or are in a successful relationship, you know this is true. Our skin is no different. Without the investment of time, effort and money, the effects of age, genetics and the environment…

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Solutions For Making Your Eyes Shine

One of the biggest areas of concern when clients come in for a consultation is the eye area. There are a couple of reasons for this. First of all, we all find big, beautiful eyes appealing. Recently, I was looking at a picture of the three Kardashian sisters and tried to decide what made Kim…

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3 Quick Beauty Treatments for the Holidays

With the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years coming there will be lots of parties, visitors and pictures being taken.  I am often asked what can we do to get quick results, so we look, and feel our best for this holiday season.   The answer is easy: Microdermabrasions, Juvederm, and Botox.  Lasers are the most effective…

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Another Happy Dermacare Client

We are always thrilled to hear about happy clients.   The biggest compliment we can receive is you honoring us with a referral or repeat business.  See the e-mail below. “Just wanted to let you know that I am happy with my Botox and Juvederm results. I have an upcoming appointment  for a check up, and also…

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Juvederm Lips

Is there any thing worse than too much Juvederm in the lips?  Of all the areas we can use Juvederm and other fillers, none causes as much concern as the lips.  We have all seen too many “Real Housewives” and Hollywood types who have bad lip jobs.  Recently, I have had a parade of these…

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Does Getting Juvederm Hurt?

This is a frequently asked question, during our initial consultations, when Juvederm treatments are a consideration.  Without any numbing, the answer to this question is yes.  Fortunately, there are several tricks we can use to make the experience virtually pain free. Earlier this year Allergan added lidocaine (same stuff the dentist uses) to Juvederm.  We…