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November 05, 2018
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You have options when it comes to getting a more youthful appearance.

We all want clear, smooth and radiant skin. Of course, over the years everything from the chemicals and toxins in our environment to severe sunburns can affect the appearance of our skin. In fact, just the natural effects of aging can take quite a toll. That’s why our Belleville, NJ, dermatologist Dr. Joseph Eastern is here to tell you about some great cosmetic dermatology options that could give you healthier and happier-looking skin.


The lines and wrinkles that appear whenever you smile or frown can be smoothed away with Botox treatment. This series of very thin needles are injected into certain muscles of the face to temporarily prevent them from contracting. As a result, the lines and wrinkles will be reduced or disappear completely.

Botox is a great option for patients dealing with laugh lines, crow’s feet or forehead wrinkles. It only takes a couple of minutes to administer these injections, and the needles are so thin that you won’t notice more than a slight pinch when they are administered.

Results will appear after a few days with full results appearing within a week. Results will last up to 4-6 months, but those who love their new look can continue to get subsequent injections to maintain their smoother results for longer.

Laser Hair Removal

Are you dealing with unwanted facial or body hair? If you have thick black hair then you could just be the perfect candidate for laser hair removal. This laser treatment will heat up and destroy the hair follicles, preventing the hair from growing back. The number of laser treatments you will need to get the full results will depend on the thickness of the hair. The average amount of treatment sessions is usually five.

Skin Resurfacing

No matter whether sun damage, aging or severe acne has left you with hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, lines and wrinkles, or even superficial scars, laser skin resurfacing might just be the perfect way to even skin tone while reducing the appearance of scars, lines and wrinkles, and even enlarged pores.

The laser will remove the damaged outermost layer of the skin. This will stimulate the production of collagen, which is responsible for keeping the skin smooth and firm. The number of treatments you will require will depend on the severity of the issues you want to treat.


A small device is placed over the skin to gently remove the outer layer of skin to reveal healthier and more radiant skin underneath. Like laser resurfacing, microdermabrasion can be a great way to get rid of sun damage, discolorations and uneven skin tone, and superficial scars.

Do you want to chat with a cosmetic dermatology expert about what treatment option is right for you? If so, call The Belleville Dermatology Center in Belleville, NJ, today. We would be happy to schedule your consultation.