Beyond anti-aging: benefits of Botox for oily skin

Benefits of Getting Botox for Oily Skin In Orchard Park

Botox is a household name at this point and is well-known for its anti-wrinkle, anti-aging benefits. But did you know that it can help with a number of other issues as well, including reducing oil production in oily skin? At Orchard Park Dermatology in Orchard Park, New York, our team is experienced in using injectable neuromodulators to meet a wide array of client needs.  How Botox works Botox is a neuromodulator that is primarily composed of Botulinum toxin A, which blocks nerve signals to the muscles and prevents muscles from contracting. This is why it is so effective at erasing … Continue reading

Why Botox Injection Treatment, the Risks and the Benefits

Botox Injection Treatments: Why Their Done, the Risks and the Benefits in Orchard Park NY Area

Botox is a drug that medical professionals have been using for years to reduce or eliminate facial fine lines and wrinkles. Botox is the brand name of a toxin that is made by a bacterium known as Clostridium botulinum. There are other brands as well, such as Dysport; however, Botox is the brand that most people are familiar with because it was the first injectable form of the botulinum toxin. Whenever Botox is injected, the muscles basically stop moving (expanding and constricting), which is how the wrinkles stop forming. Although most people associate Botox injection treatments in Orchard Park, NY … Continue reading

Factors we consider when recommending the most appropriate treatments for skin cancer

Treatments for Skin Cancer at Orchard Park Dermatology in Orchard Park Area

The Orchard Park Dermatology team works closely with you on ways to protect your skin from the harmful effects of Ultraviolet light. From sun avoidance measures to the appropriate use of UVA-UVB sunscreen products, measures to prevent cancers are always preferred to treatments for skin cancer at our Orchard Park, NY office. We encourage anyone searching for a dermatologist ‘near me’, who has noticed changes to moles or other spots, to contact Board-certified Dermatologist Dr. Peter Accetta right away to schedule a skin check. For instance, you may be concerned about a mole’s sudden itchiness. It may feel tender to … Continue reading

9-plus benefits of microneedling services offered to residents in Orchard Park, New York

Microneedling Services at Orchard Park Dermatology in Orchard Park Ny Area

Orchard Park Dermatology has cultivated a loyal following among patients in Greater Buffalo with sophisticated technologies and advanced alternatives to invasive surgical procedures. Microneedling services in Orchard Park, NY complement the wide array of cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic treatments available at the office of Dr. Peter Accetta. Our patients have experienced many benefits with this natural, safe, precision, low-risk, no-downtime way to correct signs of aging and ultraviolet damage, as well as many other conditions. The science of microneedling, explained To understand the benefits of microneedling, it is important to know how this exciting type of treatment helps patients smooth … Continue reading

Melanoma and how to prepare for skin cancer surgery

How to Prepare for Skin Cancer Surgery in Orchard Park area

At Orchard Park Dermatology, we focus heavily on the prevention of skin cancer. Still, even despite our best efforts, skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer and one that we see regularly. The good news is that when caught early, most skin cancers can be treated successfully through surgery. In the following article, we’ll look at one of the more dangerous types of skin cancer: melanoma. Find out what melanoma is, how it’s diagnosed, and what you can do to successfully prepare for skin cancer surgery. What is melanoma? Melanoma develops in the melanocytes. These skin … Continue reading

Patients in Orchard Park, New York are discovering the science that makes PRP treatment so effective

Platelet Rich Plasma for Hair Loss in Orchard Park area

Many men and women experience thinning or complete loss of hair. It’s a hard truth many males face. Male pattern baldness affects up to 50 percent of males by the age of 50 and can reach up to 80 percent by the age of 70. That doesn’t mean you have to accept it. There are several treatments out there you can pursue for results, but did you know an incredibly effective solution resides right in your blood supply? Platelet-rich plasma (also called PRP) has been providing incredible results for several years now. Dr. Peter Accetta and his team at Orchard … Continue reading

Dr. Accetta, talks about microneedling and what it really does to your face

What Microneedling Really Does to Your Face in Orchard Park area

Microneedling—it’s all the rage, but the name and idea of it may give you more than a little apprehension. Below, Dr. Peter Accetta, dermatologist at Orchard Park Dermatology in Orchard Park, NY, explains what microneedling really does to your face, what the procedure is like, and why it is so effective. What is microneedling? Microneedling is a procedure where a highly qualified and trained professional uses a device called a “microneedling pen” to gently penetrate the skin by creating over 1,000 microchannels per second. The device contains very fine, surgical-grade needles that oscillate to create controlled trauma to the skin. … Continue reading

Dermatologist in Orchard Park explains everything you need to know about skin cancer

Everything You Need to Know about Skin Cancer in Orchard Park area

Skin cancer has become increasingly common – In fact, it is estimated that in the United States, around 9,500 adults receive a skin cancer diagnosis every day, and one in five people will develop it in their lifetime. While some skin cancers are considered less deadly than others, all forms of skin cancer can have serious consequences ranging from intensive scarring and organ damage to fatality if they are left untreated. Below, Dr. Peter Accetta, dermatologist at Orchard Park Dermatology, explains everything you need to know about skin cancer. What are the types of skin cancer? There are three common … Continue reading

“Can men look younger with Botox?” Dr. Accetta, Dermatologist in Orchard Park weighs in

Can Men Look Younger with Botox in Orchard Park area

Most cosmetic treatments are targeted towards women, but the truth of the matter is that the same pressures to maintain a youthful appearance affect men as much as women. If you are a male who has wrinkles on your forehead or near your eyes, you may be wondering, “Can men look younger with Botox?” Dr. Peter Accetta, Board-certified dermatologist in Orchard Park, NY, weighs in on this question. Botox overview First, a quick primer on how Botox works is helpful for understanding how it makes aging skin look younger. Botox is an injectable neuromodulator that contains the bacterium called Clostridium … Continue reading

How to Read a Sunscreen Label

Reading a sunscreen label shouldn’t be like deciphering a foreign language. But a recent study in JAMA Dermatology found that many people don’t understand how to read a sunscreen label or how the product protects the skin. Only 43 percent of survey respondents understood the meaning of an SPF value. Given these findings, we considered it a good time to brush up on sunscreen basics. Here are  explanations of key terms appearing on sunscreen labels that you should understand when selecting a product: 1. Broad Spectrum: It’s essential for your sunscreen to offer broad spectrum protection, which means that it offers effective protection against bothUVA (ultraviolet … Continue reading

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