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Treatment of Vascular Birthmarks with Laser Therapies

It is not uncommon for babies to be born with vascular birthmarks. In fact, approximately ten percent of babies born in the United States have some form of birthmark when they arrive. These birthmarks are essentially bunched blood vessels that appear on the skin as either a flat or raised mark in red, pink, or… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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Sweating the Small Stuff? How to Get Rid of Underarm Sweat

Sweating is your body’s natural way of getting rid of toxins and regulating your body’s overall temperature. And although some amount of sweating is normal— especially when you’re overexerting yourself— if you have noticed that you are sweating way above normal, then we have a few different options at Laser & Skin Surgery Center of… Read More »


Achieve Thicker, Fuller Eyelashes with FDA approved Latisse Treatment

A condition called hypotrichosis affects many women and can result in inadequate eyelash growth. When even mascara cannot address thinning eyelashes, it is essential that patients consider solutions outside of using false eyelashes. With Latisse, women can treat their condition and improve the thickness and color of their eyelashes in just a few months. What is… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2018
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Too Scared to Try Botox? Check Out These 4 Common Myths

The Botox cosmetic treatment is popular around the world — and for various reasons. However, there are some common misconceptions surrounding the treatment. Before ruling out entirely what Botox can do to for your skin, dispel some of those myths and know the truth. MYTH: The perfect time to get Botox is when wrinkles appear.… Read More »


Who Needs Surgery When You Can Get CoolSculpting?

A lot of people work out or exercise to get rid of fat in their bodies and to lose weight. However, some fat just doesn’t seem to go away despite persistent dieting and exercise. Sure, it is easy to resort to plastic surgery to contour the body, yet do you really need to go through… Read More »


Dr. Kilmer quoted in New York Times article on CoolSculpting

The New York Times quoted Dr. Suzanne Kilmer in an article on CoolSculpting. Dr. Kilmer is an expert on CoolSculpting and has been a long term medical board member for Zeltiq, the company that developed CoolSculpting. Written by Ann Carrns, it was published online and in print on July 13, 2017. “Suzanne Kilmer, founder of the Laser… Read More »


Dr. Kilmer’s wins 2014 ASDS Iron Surgeon

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) has honored our very own, Dr. Suzanne Kilmer as the 2014 Iron Surgeon at its annual meeting in San Diego. The Iron Surgeon competition is about providing the highest level of education combined with cutting-edge, unique entertainment. The winners are voted by the audience. Participating in one of… Read More »



Laser & Skin Supports National Radiation Mark Removal Program

Sacramento Based Practice Joins Hundreds of Laser Professionals in Offering Free Radiation Mark Removal The Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Northern California has volunteered in the New Beginnings: Radiation Mark Removal Program, a national philanthropic campaign, coordinated by the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS), offering free radiation mark removal for… Read More »


Dermatologists Urge Early Use Of Conservative Wrinkle-Fighting Interventions

Early conservative use of wrinkle-fighting interventions such as neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport and Xeomin), fillers, and light or laser treatments will preserve youthful-looking skin.  Two cosmetic dermatologists, Heather K. Hamilton, MD and Kenneth A. Arndt, MD argue in an opinion piece published online in JAMA Dermatology. Read the summarized article by Charles Bankhead for Medpage Today here.