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Botox can rejuvenate your skin in several ways. Not only can Botox smooth out fines lines and wrinkles on skin, it can also help skin look Botoxmore youthful and help you appear rested and refreshed. One of the most exciting features of Botox is that it can deliver visible results right away so you can enjoy smoother looking skin immediately following treatment. At Delaware Valley Dermatology Group, Dr. Michael Saruk and the clinical staff there are your skincare experts for Botox in Wilmington, DE.

Botox Treatments

Botox treatments can help you achieve smoother skin on the face, neck, and chest, as well as other areas of the body. Botox smooths out lines and wrinkles on the skin by relaxing the muscle tissue underneath. During treatment, Botox is injected into the muscle tissue in areas where lines and wrinkles exist. As the Botox begins working, the muscle tissues relax. The relaxed muscle tissues cause the skin to become smoother. Lines and wrinkles are diminished and your skin appears rejuvenated.

Benefits of Botox

One of the main reasons many patients choose Botox treatments is because Botox is such an effective method for regaining a more youthful appearance without surgery. In addition to how well Botox rejuvenates the skin, Botox treatments offer several other benefits as well. The clinical staff at Delaware Valley Dermatology Group, your dermatology practice for Botox in Wilmington, can help you decide if Botox treatments are right for you.

Some of the main benefits of Botox include:

  • Smoother skin
  • Diminished lines and wrinkles
  • More youthful looking skin
  • Immediate results
  • Minimal recovery time
  • Nonsurgical

A benefit that Botox patients really appreciate is the immediate results. Your skin will look smoother and appear more youthful immediately following each Botox treatment. Additionally, the Botox continues to relax the muscle tissue after each treatment session is over and you will notice your skin continues to appear even smoother in the weeks following treatment.

Botox can rejuvenate your skin by smoothing out lines and wrinkles and helping you appear relaxed and refreshed. For Botox in Wilmington, schedule an appointment with Dr. Saruk or a clinical staff member by contacting Delaware Valley Dermatology Group at (302) 478-8532.

By Delaware Valley Dermatology Group LLC
February 11, 2019

Laser Hair RemovalSay goodbye to unsightly and unwanted hair with laser hair removal therapy.

There are many men and women who are dealing with embarrassing hair on either the face or the body that they want to get rid of. Even very fine, fuzzy hair can be enough to make someone feel self-conscious. If you want to get smoother skin without having to turn to shaving or waxing to get results, then our Wilmington, DE, dermatologist, Dr. Michael Saruk, can give you the results you want through laser hair removal.


How does laser hair removal work?

While this high-energy laser can be used to treat a variety of skin issues such as age spots, vascular lesions, and even blue veins, it can also eliminate unwanted hair. This laser works by safely penetrating the skin’s surface to heat up and destroy the hair follicles under the skin so they can’t regrow.

The GentleLase® system that our Wilmington, DE, cosmetic dermatologist uses has a built-in cooling system, which means that we can treat practically any area of the body safely with minimal side effects and no burning.


What areas can I treat with laser hair removal?

Just about any area of the body can be treated with laser hair removal including,

  • Back
  • Arms
  • Legs
  • Groin
  • Underarms
  • Chin
  • Face
  • Shoulders
  • Chest


How many laser sessions will I need?

Since hair growth is cyclical, this means that it will require multiple sessions in order to see permanent hair reduction. The number of sessions required will depend on how much hair you have and the size of the area we are treating. Most patients will require anywhere from 4-8 sessions.


Does it hurt?

This laser treatment is non-invasive, so you won’t need numbing gel or topical anesthesia prior to treatment. Many patients describe the pulse of the laser as feeling like a rubber band snapping against the skin. It may sting and cause some minor discomfort, but it will go away quickly and be soothed with the GentleLase’s built-in cooling system.


Interested? Give us a call!

Are you thinking about getting laser hair removal in Wilmington, DE? Want to find out if you are an ideal candidate for treatment? If so, call Delaware Valley Dermatology Group today at (302) 478-8532.

By Delaware Valley Dermatology Group LLC
September 21, 2018
Tags: Botox   wrinkles  

Find out how this simple injectable could take years off your appearance.

Botox TreatmentIt’s never too late to give your appearance a nice refresher or boost. Maybe you’ve been noticing certain lines and wrinkle creeping in and you want to nip the problem in the bud now. If so, our Wilmington, DE dermatologist Dr. Michael Saruk has you covered. There is a simple way to get younger-looking skin and it only takes a couple of minutes.

What is Botox?

Most people have heard about Botox, a treatment that uses a purified form of a neurotoxin that temporarily stops certain muscles of the face from contracting. Since the muscles don’t contract it smooths away those lines and wrinkles that you notice when you make facial expressions such as smiling or squinting.

Botox is great for targeting these dynamic wrinkles and can reduce the appearance of crow’s feet, frown lines, forehead wrinkles, and lines around the mouth and chin. Take a moment to smile in the mirror: the wrinkles that appear when you smile are the ones that Botox can address.

What are the benefits of getting Botox?

If you are interested in getting cosmetic dermatology in Wilmington, DE, then chances are good that you are considering whether Botox might be able to give you the results you want. Here are just some of the benefits you’ll enjoy if you choose to get Botox,

It’s quick

Most people lead busy lives and don’t have time to sit in the office for hours, particularly for elective treatments; however, it only takes a few minutes for our Wilmington, DE, skin doctor to administer Botox so you’ll be in and out of the office.

It’s relatively painless

While the idea of needles may not make anyone too happy, these aren’t the needles that you might recognize from getting the flu shot each year or from giving blood. These needles are ultra-thin, so they are barely noticeable when they are administered (you may experience a slight but temporary stinging sensation).

No recovery time

There is no downtime with this treatment. You can even go right back to your normal routine immediately after. Side effects are very minimal and include some redness or tenderness near the injection sites, but they normally subside within a few hours.

You can keep getting Botox

Do you love your new look? If so, you may be a little disappointed to hear that results only last about between three and six months; however, not to worry. You can continue to get maintenance treatments every so often to keep your appearance looking fresh.

Are you interested in getting Botox to improve your skin and boost your confidence? If so, let our Wilmington, DE, skin care specialist help you meet your goals. Call Delaware Valley Dermatology Group today and let us know that you are interested in getting Botox treatment.

By Delaware Valley Dermatology Group LLC
July 26, 2018
Tags: Dermal fillers  

Smooth away fine lines and wrinkles and take years off your skin.dermal fillers

We think everyone would love to turn on the news and hear that someone has discovered the Foundation of Youth. Of course, while this scenario may be far from possible, there are more practical and realistic ways to improve the youthfulness of your skin. Our Wilmington, DE, dermatologist Dr. Michael Saruk offers a variety of dermal fillers, a simple treatment that can help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles and have you feeling younger in minutes.

What are dermal fillers?

This simple facial rejuvenation treatment is a great way to freshen the skin and to painlessly eliminate early signs of aging. Dermal fillers are a special injectable that when administered into the skin smooths away lines and wrinkles and increases skin’s firmness and fullness, as loss of skin’s volume occurs as we age. In some cases, dermal fillers may even be used to achieve fullness in the lips.

A major benefit to getting dermal fillers is that there is no downtime. We know that keeping your skin looking youthful and healthy is important but that there are a lot of people who don’t want to turn to more invasive measures to do it. In this case, dermal fillers may be right for you. It only takes a couple of minutes to administer these thin needles into the skin and you can go right back to your routine immediately after.

Which dermal filler is right for me?

Here in Wilmington, DE, our skin doctor offers a variety of dermal fillers to meet everyone’s individual and unique needs. We will first sit down with you to discuss your treatment goals and what issues you are looking to fix. From there, we will create your custom dermal filler treatment plan. In some cases, dermal fillers may be used in conjunction with other treatment options to achieve the results you want.

The dermal fillers we offer include:

  • Restylane®
  • Juvederm®
  • Juvederm Voluma®
  • Restylane Lyft®
  • Restylane Silk®

While these fillers offer a lot of the same benefits, some will last longer than others. Restylane is also the only dermal filler that can plump up lips. Restylane and Juvederm are both made up of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally occurring within the body and helps gives skin its fullness. As we get older our bodies do not produce as much hyaluronic acid, causing our skin to hollow and cave in certain areas. These dermal fillers can help fill out these hollow areas and plump up the skin.

If you want to refresh your appearance and don’t want to turn to more aggressive cosmetic treatment, then dermal fillers may be just what you need to get younger results quickly. Call Delaware Valley Dermatology Group in Wilmington, DE, to learn more about how dermal fillers can help you.

By Delaware Valley Dermatology Group LLC
March 27, 2018

Cosmetic dermatology has grown in popularity as more and more patients are seeking creative and modern treatments to rejuvenate and cosmetic dermatologyrestore the beauty of their skin. Explore the various dermatology options available at Delaware Valley Dermatology Group in Wilmington, DE.

Botox and Cosmetic (Dermal) Fillers
As the skin ages, especially when exposed to the suns rays for many years, wrinkles, lines, and creases may start to appear. They are caused by a loss of collagen and elasticity in the skin. Dermatologists use Botox to freeze the muscles that cause wrinkles and dermal fillers replenish the smoothness and plumpness of the skin. Two of the most popular dermal fillers available at Delaware Valley Dermatology Group are Juvederm and Restylane.

Laser Treatments for the Skin
Laser rejuvenation therapy helps tighten and tone the skin using pulses of energy. It can also help lessen the appearance of scars, dark marks, and lines in the skin. One popular rejuvenation treatment offered at Delaware Valley Dermatology in Wilmington is called DOT (Dermal Optical Thermolysis). A treatment called Lutronic INFINI uses microneedling technology to send radiofrequency energy waves through the skin layers to reduce sagging and wrinkles. Patients can get a “facelift” without the need for surgery with a laser treatment called Alma Clear Lift. 

Lasers are also used to remove hairs in unwanted places, including the chin, neck, arms, and legs. The results of a series of laser sessions can lead to permanent hair removal in targeted areas—no more shaving or waxing.

Chemical Peels
In some cases, a patient’s skin needs resurfacing so that fresher, healthier, more even-toned skin can emerge. Chemical peels deeply exfoliate the top layers of skin that have become damaged by the sun and the natural process of aging. Peels available include Salicylic and Glycolic Continuum of Care Express Peels, and a treatment called VI Peel for darker skin tones.

Which Options Are Right for You?
See a dermatologist at Delaware Valley Dermatology Group in Wilmington, DE to learn more about the cosmetic dermatology options that would be right for your case. Call (302) 478-8532 today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Michael Saruk and his staff.