What can be done? As we age, the muscle on the front of the neck, the platysma, starts to split and create two bands, as pictured to the right. This is considered a sign of aging, but fortunately it can be corrected! For milder bands, Botox can be injected to relax the muscle and make... read more
What do Skin Biopsies entail?
Skin biopsies are a way for dermatologists to take a sample of skin and look at it under a microscope to help determine if something is benign/not dangerous or needs further treatment. There are two different type of skin biopsies that can be performed: a shave biopsy and punch biopsy. A shave biopsy, like the... read more
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Mohs microscopically controlled surgery is performed to remove basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, the two most common types of skin cancer. The third type of skin cancer, malignant melanoma, is not treated with Mohs surgery. Dr. Batra is fellowship trained in Mohs surgery and a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. Mohs... read more
Telltale signs of advancing age are often first noticed in the neck and jawline. At Batra Dermatology, we offer neck liposuction, platysmal repair, and neck lifts, all targeted to produce a more youthful and natural look with minimally invasive, targeted therapy. All performed under local anesthetic, Dr. Batra uses a combination approach of these three... read more
Surgical excision can be considered as a treatment option for a variety of conditions. It can be used to remove cysts, lipomas (benign fatty tumors), or even for scar revision. Depending on the area of occurrence, an excision can be performed to remove skin cancers, such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cells carcinoma, and... read more