Recent posts

CoolSculpting - Freeze your fat away!

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Do you have a stubborn area of fat that refuses to go away despite eating well and frequent exercise? There is a NON-SURGICAL option for you!  CoolSculpting uses fat freezing technology to specifically target and reduce areas of excess fat. If you can grab your fat, this is the treatment for you. How does it...  read more

Stem Cell Facelift - Platelet Rich Plasma

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Many have become familiar with the idea of injectable fillers to help prop up the skin where we notice volume loss, but what is the hype about Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)? PRP is a component of blood enriched with growth factors that stimulates collagen production. The Stem Cell Face Lift uses PRP technology to rejuvenate...  read more

Which chemical peel is right for you?

Wednesday, April 23rd, 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?

Wednesday, April 16th, 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

Wednesday, April 9th, 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!

Thursday, August 22nd, 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?

Friday, August 2nd, 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

Monday, July 29th, 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

Friday, July 26th, 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?

Thursday, July 25th, 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