Cosmetic Dermatology

SkinCare in Wellesley, MA

There are countless products, procedures, and treatments available that claim to improve the appearance of your skin, but seeking care from a qualified dermatologist is the best way to reach your best-looking and healthiest skin. Dr. Rashel Goodkin is an expert in cosmetic and medical dermatology, and can help you feel your most confident through safe and effective treatment options.

What is Cosmetic Dermatology?

Cosmetic dermatology is the branch of dermatology which includes any treatment, service, or procedure intended to improve the patient’s appearance. A cosmetic dermatology procedure generally aims to give the patient clear, youthful skin and may seek to reduce wrinkles or fine lines, unwanted moles, irregular pigmentation, or uneven texture. While improving the appearance, good cosmetic dermatology care also helps to optimize your skin’s health.

The Difference Between Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology

The other main branch of dermatology is medical dermatology. Medical dermatology is solely focused on improving the skin’s health and addressing disease in the skin. For example, skin cancer, wart, or psoriasis treatment would all fall under the medical dermatology category. Some medical dermatology treatments also improve the skin’s appearance, however. For example, acne treatment is often considered a medical procedure, but most patients have some cosmetic concerns regarding acne as well.

Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments

Dr. Goodkin offers several cosmetic dermatology treatments which can address unwanted but benign skin growths, signs of aging, or other cosmetic concerns. Some options include:

In addition to these treatments, Dr. Goodkin can advise at-home skin care to help you achieve your best-looking skin, including effective products, routines, lifestyle changes, or health choices that improve the skin’s appearance.

Before you undergo any cosmetic dermatology procedure, Dr. Goodkin will carefully evaluate your skin’s health to ensure you’re a good candidate. The best treatment options vary from patient-to-patient, so seeking treatment from an expert dermatologist will ensure you’re matched with the best option for you and achieve the best possible results. 

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Goodkin, call our office at 781.227.7977 or request an appointment online.