Recent posts

Which chemical peel is right for you?

April 23, 2014

Chemical peels are a great way to refresh your skin before an upcoming event. But how do you know which one to choose? Our acne patients can benefit greatly from both the Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) or Vi Peel, depending on how much downtime you have. A TCA peel causes the skin to be dry and flakey for...  read more

What are seborrheic keratoses?

April 16, 2014

Seborrheic Keratoses (SKs) are benign over-growths of the skin that tend to come about as we age. They are commonly called age spots, liver spots, or even wisdom spots. They are considered genetic, thus if your parents have SKs, you may have a tendency to get them when you get older. They present in a variety of...  read more

Try Voluma

April 9, 2014

As the years pass, our skin experiences volume loss which is a telltale sign of aging. Voluma is a new filler on the market specifically designed to rewind the aging process by restoring volume to provide a youthful contour for your skin. It plumps up sunken cheeks, fills in hollowed lower cheeks, and restores the...  read more

Pay your statement online!

August 22, 2013

We're so excited to announce that our patients can now pay their bills online! Receiving paper statements and then having to mail back a check and pay postage can be a hassle, but now it is a thing of the past! For your convenience, we've added a portal under our contacts tab where you can...  read more

What's the difference between Botox and filler?

August 2, 2013

Exposure to sunlight and certain lifestyle factors contribute to the accelerated development of wrinkles. However, you can fight the signs of aging with dermatology treatments such as Botox and dermal fillers. These treatments may address the same aging issues, but they work in different ways. Talk to a dermatologist to determine which treatment is right for...  read more

Filler for the Lips

July 29, 2013

Here at Batra Dermatology, we pride ourselves on providing cosmetic treatments that are subtle; we do not want people to know what you've done, rather for them to think you look rested and rejuvenated, but cannot put their finger on why.  Filler to the lips is a popular cosmetic procedure, but many are weary of...  read more

What to Look for in Your Products

July 26, 2013

Reading "hypoallergenic" on a product label means that it has been formulated to minimize allergic reactions.  We love this for our sensitive or even eczema prone skin to reduce the chance of irritant rashes that products can cause. Acne prone skin? Anything you apply to your face should have the words "non-comedogenic" or "non-acnegenic" on...  read more

Is Your Skin Being Taken Care of This Summer?

July 25, 2013

Since people tend to have dry, irritated skin coming out of the cooler months, we recommend a very gentle hypoallergenic skin regimen to help restore moisture and "seal" the skin.  This includes short, warm (not hot!) showers or baths less than 10 minutes a day, using a gentle cleanser in the shower, and following every shower with...  read more

Feeling Flush?

July 24, 2013

Get rid of those annoying red veins! Our Vbeam Perfecta laser is not only good for those frustrating brown spots, but a perfect solution for veins that cause your skin to look red.  With cutting-edge technology, our laser targets the red bloodvessels and seals them off below the skin without damaging the surface, leaving you with a...  read more

Retin-A - Is It Right for You?

July 22, 2013

Tretinoin (also know as Retin-A) is a vitamin A-derivative prescription-strength cream intended to be used on our skin at bedtime to stimulate cell turnover and collagen formation.   It is used both as an anti-aging and anti-acne product.  It addresses fine lines and wrinkles, reduces rough texture and enlarged pores, and lightens discoloration. Tried tretinoin in the past and found...  read more