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PDT is a non-invasive procedure used to treat a variety of skin conditions, such as acne, rosacea, sun damage, pre-cancerous lesions, and more.
Monica Boen, MD
Dr. Monica Boen is a board-certified dermatologist with specialty training in dermatologic cosmetic surgery through the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship program. Known for her patient-forward approach, Dr. Boen is committed to listening to all of her patient’s concerns and finding the right treatments to help them look and feel their best. She specializes in skin rejuvenation therapies
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
Your Skin. Refresh It. Love It. Protect It.
As the body’s largest organ and the first line of defense against the outside world, the skin is constantly exposed to a number of environmental irritants and stressors, from overexposure to the sun right down to how much sleep we get and food and drinks that we consume. Throw in genetic and hereditary factors, and
Why More Men are Choosing to Have Cosmetic Procedures
Cosmetic dermatology procedures have long been thought to be mainly the domain of women. While women still make up the majority, the number of men having cosmetic procedures has been rising steadily over the past few years. According to the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, in 2015 over 1 million men received cosmetic procedures such
Good Skin is Always in Style
Seasons come and go, hairstyles and clothing styles change, but the one constant that never goes out of style is healthy, clear skin. One way to keep your skin youthful and fresh is through regular intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments! IPL can be a great way to achieve clear skin by reducing dark spots and
What Does Stress Do to Your Skin?
Stress is, unfortunately, a fact of life for most people today, and it can be a vicious cycle – stress can cause skin and health problems, which in turn lead to even more stress! Short and long-term stressors can cause different problems with your skin, so it’s important to realize what’s happening and take steps
The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer Recognition
Skin cancer affects a large percentage of the population and is the most common type of cancer. Luckily, it is also one of the easiest to recognize and treat. Catching skin cancer early is essential for successful removal of cancer, as the earlier it is caught the easier it is to remove all of the
The Importance of Protecting Your Skin from the Sun
It is national UV Awareness Month, and we at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology would like to take a moment to remind our patients about the importance of protecting your skin from UV rays. UV rays have a number of harmful side effects, ranging from the development of dark spots to skin cancer. However, it is fairly