Photodynamic Therapy

PDT is an innovative photodynamic therapy procedure used to treat acne, rosacea, sun damage, pre-cancerous lesions, and for overall skin rejuvenation.

Research Studies

Cosmetic Laser Dermatology has been a part of many research studies.  Injectable Drug for Submental Body Contouring – 2024 Principal Investigator: Mitchel P. Goldman, MD Clinical Study: 10xBio completes enrollment in Phase 2b clinical trial for its novel injectable drug, 10XB101, repurposing polidocanol for submental body contouring, aiming to provide enhanced efficacy and tolerability compared

Sun Damage Treatment

Many people don’t take enough care to protect their skin from the sun when they are young, leading to sun damage in the form of wrinkles, dark spots, and even skin cancer as they age. Overexposure to UV rays, whether from the sun or tanning beds, is very bad for the skin, but many people

Pre/Post Treatment Guidelines

Being prepared for your dermatology procedures is a valuable part of every successful treatment. Understanding what will happen before, during, and after any treatment will help you to not only be in optimal condition for the process but take proper actions afterward for the greatest degree of success. The team at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology values

Alternatives to Accutane: Conquer Acne Without the Side Effects

Accutane® (isotretinoin) has long been the go-to treatment for severe acne, but its potential for serious side effects has left many patients and dermatologists seeking safer alternatives. As we move toward acne treatments that rely less heavily on systemic medication, photodynamic therapy (PDT) and Accure laser treatments have emerged as safer and often more effective

Understanding the Benefits of Fractional Resurfacing for Acne Scars

Advancements in laser fractional resurfacing have made acne scar improvement more effective with its ability to treat scars without damaging surrounding skin and tissue. This procedure has become a top choice for patients looking to reduce the appearance of unsightly acne scarring with minimal discomfort and downtime.  How Does Fractional Resurfacing Treat Acne Scars? As

Why Everyone Needs an IPL Treatment

As warmer weather waltzes in, there’s no better time to revamp your skin for a fresh, healthy look. Spring is the season for renewal, and one versatile cosmetic skin treatment that will refresh your appearance is the IPL photofacial. This procedure helps people of all ages not only achieve better skin tone and texture, but

Unlikely Pairings for Beautiful Results

Just like couples who bring out the best in each other, there are cosmetic procedures that are made for each other when it comes to producing the best outcome. Playing beauty matchmakers are the six board-certified dermatologists, dermatology physician assistant, and medical aesthetician at the #1 medical spa in San Diego CA, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology.

Acne and Acne Scars

Acne affects up to 50 million people in the United States, according to aad.org, making it the most common skin condition in the country. Characterized by prominent pustules, papules, and diffuse redness, the condition can severely impact a person’s appearance and self esteem. Fortunately, there are ways to effectively manage this stubborn condition today.  Dr.

Treatments to Make You Look and Feel Your Best For Your San Diego Wedding

Your wedding day will be memorialized in official photos and maybe even video. All your friends and family will be there, and it’s one of the biggest days of your life. Of course, you want to look your absolute best! While professional makeup and hair are a staple of wedding prep, to enhance these effects,

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