Austin Dermatologist
12201 Renfert Way, Ste. 305
Austin, Texas 78758 US
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5 out of 5 stars Smoothbeam Laser

Smoothbeam is Awesome for Oily Acne Prone Skin - Austin, TX

The aesthetician who did it was incredible and experienced, so I had no burns or bad side effects from it. She also did a light peel afterwards and gave my face a pass with a cryogen freezing misty spray, which felt great. She paid a lot of attention to my skin and really worked hard to get it clear again. The office I went to has a great deal on Smoothbeam, charging only $200 a treatment, and when you buy a package of 5 they also give you 15% off, bringing the total for 5 full treatments to $850. So that's awesome.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Internal Medicine

Memberships

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Florida, 1967
    Medical: MD, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1971
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Internal Medicine, Seattle, 1974
    Fellowship: Dermatology, Seattle, 1976

Treatments offered at Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery

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Botox for Poor Skin Texture from Pores, Oil, and Scars?

There is no physiologic reason why this should work, and probably doesn't! Accutane--low dose, intermittant, and long term can help reduce sebum (oil)... READ MORE

Can Someone Tell Me How the Charges Are Made for Botox?

I agree that you should be charged by the UNITS, not the area. Some areas simply require more units, and that is directly proportional to our cost. On... READ MORE

Can botox in the armpit really eliminate odor?

Yes, for up to 6 months. It does so by reducing eccrine sweat which promotes bacterial growth (added to by heat and occlusion). It may also reduce... READ MORE

Can Botox induced ptosis be fixed w more botox?

I've learned many sustainable facts in 37 years of practice: one is not to chase one problem by creating another! Botox ptosis will fade within 2... READ MORE

How is Botox Safe if There Are Warnings About Complications?

Yes! If used properly, like anything else. The only major complications have arisen using Botox off-label for unapproved uses, especially in high... READ MORE

Laser Face Resurfacing - Treating Acne Scars, Fine Lines

You are young. Your wrinkles are still minimal and your scars, while somewhat "punched out," are not too deep. 1. CO2 Laser is still the... READ MORE

Can a Dentist Administer Botox?

Yes. Anybody can do anything they can get their hands on. Then again, I don't pull teeth, and in my opinion, injecting Botox constitutes the practice... READ MORE

Botox, Filler and Chemical Peel Regulations in Texas?

A staff member with proper training and physician supervision. It is best done under sterile conditions in a physicians office with written policies... READ MORE

What Does Botox Packaging Look Like?

Allergan is the only legitimate US distributor of Botox. Ask to see the hologram on the label, and check the expiration date! Beware of sales,... READ MORE

How Long Does Botox Last?

Botox typically lasts 3-6 months. Factors affecting this are injection technique, dilution, and the size, thickness and activity of the muscles... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 39 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Internal Medicine
Memberships
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Florida, 1967
    Medical: MD, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1971
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Internal Medicine, Seattle, 1974
    Fellowship: Dermatology, Seattle, 1976

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5 out of 5 stars Smoothbeam Laser

Smoothbeam is Awesome for Oily Acne Prone Skin - Austin, TX

The aesthetician who did it was incredible and experienced, so I had no burns or bad side effects from it. She also did a light peel afterwards and gave my face a pass with a cryogen freezing misty spray, which felt great. She paid a lot of attention to my skin and really worked hard to get it clear again. The office I went to has a great deal on Smoothbeam, charging only $200 a treatment, and when you buy a package of 5 they also give you 15% off, bringing the total for 5 full treatments to $850. So that's awesome.



Botox for Poor Skin Texture from Pores, Oil, and Scars?

There is no physiologic reason why this should work, and probably doesn't! Accutane--low dose, intermittant, and long term can help reduce sebum (oil)... READ MORE

Can Someone Tell Me How the Charges Are Made for Botox?

I agree that you should be charged by the UNITS, not the area. Some areas simply require more units, and that is directly proportional to our cost. On... READ MORE

Can botox in the armpit really eliminate odor?

Yes, for up to 6 months. It does so by reducing eccrine sweat which promotes bacterial growth (added to by heat and occlusion). It may also reduce... READ MORE

Can Botox induced ptosis be fixed w more botox?

I've learned many sustainable facts in 37 years of practice: one is not to chase one problem by creating another! Botox ptosis will fade within 2... READ MORE

How is Botox Safe if There Are Warnings About Complications?

Yes! If used properly, like anything else. The only major complications have arisen using Botox off-label for unapproved uses, especially in high... READ MORE

Laser Face Resurfacing - Treating Acne Scars, Fine Lines

You are young. Your wrinkles are still minimal and your scars, while somewhat "punched out," are not too deep. 1. CO2 Laser is still the... READ MORE

Can a Dentist Administer Botox?

Yes. Anybody can do anything they can get their hands on. Then again, I don't pull teeth, and in my opinion, injecting Botox constitutes the practice... READ MORE

Botox, Filler and Chemical Peel Regulations in Texas?

A staff member with proper training and physician supervision. It is best done under sterile conditions in a physicians office with written policies... READ MORE

What Does Botox Packaging Look Like?

Allergan is the only legitimate US distributor of Botox. Ask to see the hologram on the label, and check the expiration date! Beware of sales,... READ MORE

How Long Does Botox Last?

Botox typically lasts 3-6 months. Factors affecting this are injection technique, dilution, and the size, thickness and activity of the muscles... READ MORE

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