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Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, an annual SPOT Skin Cancer™ campaign initiated by the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Bernard Gasch, a board-certified dermatologist at the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery Portland, Oregon discusses the importance of prevention and early detection. “An estimated one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. On average, one American…Read the full article


MAY COSMETIC SPECIALS

SKIN REJUVENATION:  REVITALIZE YOUR SKIN CDLS is pleased to introduce the Palomar Icon™, the next generation of aesthetic technology for skin resurfacing, wrinkle reduction, and scar treatments. The Palomar Icon system features the FDA approved Skintel™ Melanin Reader that customizes treatments based on an individual’s skin type. It also provides improved patient comfort with adjustable…Read the full article




Contouring Your Body without Surgery

At the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery we offer non-invasive procedures to help you slim your body profile: CoolSculpting®, BTL Vanquish ME™, and BTL Cellutone™.   CoolSculpting® CoolSculpting is the most well known non-invasive fat-reducing procedure. Its origins came out of research two Harvard scientists were conducting on the effect eating popsicles had on…Read the full article


Kybella® to the Rescue

A “Double Chin” is a common and extremely disturbing problem for many people.  What is even more disturbing is that there have been relatively few previous treatment options other than a surgical facelift that can only temporarily relieve this problem of fat below the chin.  This has changed with the introduction of a variety of…Read the full article


Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratosis & Acne

Certain skin conditions such as acne often start in the teenage years while other issues like actinic keratoses develop with age.  Fortunately, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) exists as a treatment that effectively controls both teenage acne as well as actinic keratoses. What Is an Actinic Keratosis? An actinic keratosis is a pre-cancerous skin lesion, which forms…Read the full article




Understanding Psoriasis: Causes and Treatment Options

The National Psoriasis Foundation sponsors Psoriasis Awareness Month every August. This month-long initiative aims to not only raise awareness of psoriasis, but also educate the public, as well as dispel the misinformation, myths, and stigmas surrounding the disease. The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery’s Dr. Bernard Gasch takes a moment to discuss this widespread…Read the full article


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