South Coast Dermatology Blog
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The South Coast Dermatology blog is devoted to sharing skincare news and information with Massachusetts' South Shore and beyond.
Signs That You May Have Skin Cancer
Every year, millions of people are diagnosed with skin cancer, and for many of them, the diagnosis is very unexpected. It can be extremely shocking to find out that a seemingly innocuous sore or mole actually turned out to be cancer. Familiarizing yourself with common skin cancer signs can help you ensure that you don’t … Read More
Are You a Good Candidate for Laser Skin Treatment?
Learn more about the different laser therapies and how they can improve your skin. Are you dealing with hyperpigmentation, acne scars and other issues that keep you from having beautiful, healthy-looking skin? If so, you’ve certainly come to the right place. Our South Shore, MA, dermatologists offer a wide range of laser therapies to help … Read More
What is Mohs Surgery?
What your dermatologists in Weymouth, MA, serving Boston’s south shore want you to know about Mohs Surgery Although skin cancer is a serious diagnosis, there is a revolutionary new treatment for it called Mohs surgery. The dermatologists at South Coast Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in Weymouth, MA, serving Boston’s south shore, Dr. Susan DeCoste, Dr. … Read More
Intense Pulsed Light Therapy
Laser skin treatments from your South Shore, MA, dermatologists – Dr. Susan DeCoste, Dr. Teresa DiGiacomo, Dr. Heidi Anderson-Docktor, and Dr. Courtney Csikesz – even skin tone and effectively remove areas of hyperpigmentation. Tired of age spots, sun-related freckles, and the mottling or embarrassing redness and broken blood vessels of rosacea? Then Intense Pulsed Light … Read More
What is Ruby Laser Treatment?
This simple laser treatment could give you the more even, healthier-looking skin you want. It can be frustrating dealing with issues such as uneven skin tone, pigmentations, unwanted tattoos and excessive body hair. While these are certainly frustrating issues to have they aren’t something you have to live with. Our South Shore, MA, dermatologists make … Read More
Say Goodbye to Your Fine Lines and Wrinkles
Are you unhappy with the face you see staring back at you from the mirror? Fine lines and wrinkles can make you look older than you feel and lower your self-esteem. Botox injections offer an effective way to temporarily diminish the appearance of lines and wrinkles. The dermatologists at South Coast Dermatology & Cosmetic Center, … Read More
What is Melanoma?
You’ve learned that a coworker has been diagnosed with malignant melanoma and has to have surgery. You wonder exactly what melanoma is. Malignant melanoma is a skin cancer which strikes people of all ages and walks of life. This potentially deadly cancer of the deepest layer of the epidermis centers on the cells which produce … Read More
Double Chin getting you down?
Our team had a great experience at the Kybella Connect Expert Forum this weekend. We had a private training session in which we honed innovative techniques with Dr. Steve Yoelin from Newport Beach, CA. The following day was a didactic conference spent sharing and learning practice pearls with other colleagues. While we’ve been getting … Read More
Vitamin C for your Skin
With spring and summer around the corner, but the air still cool and dry, you may be looking for something to help protect and repair your skin (along with sunscreen of course) that is soothing to dry winter skin. For that you need antioxidants. At 7 months pregnant with baby #3, my skin care regimen … Read More
Fun in The Sun with Sunscreen
You don’t have to avoid beach vacations or hide inside all summer! As a mohs surgeon and mother, there is nothing more important than skin cancer prevention and protecting my kids. I love dressing them in rash guards with UPF 50 (Sun Smarties is a favorite brand) and wide brimmed hats (my son lost … Read More