Cyst removal performed by Dr. Ricardo Mejia on a patient. The procedure is done without shaving the hair or damaging any hair follicles. All hair follicles are preserved and important at Jupiter Dermatology & Hair Restoration.
On April 16th, the FDA announced that counterfeit Botox was sold by an unlicensed supplier who is not authorized to ship or distribute drug products in the United States. The FDA is cracking down on Aesthetic medicine more than ever. Their focus used to be pain management and oxycotin pill mills. Now the focus is on aesthetics realizing how much illegal importation is occurring.
It has been found that doctors, med spas or clinics who order Botox from Canada has been tracked back to India, China or Israel. This is a huge issue because unless a Doctor uses Botox from the only FDA approved company, Allergan, those patients have no idea what they are really getting injected with. [Read more…]
Many patients come in to the office to remove skin tags. It is as simple procedure by doing a snip excision. In this demonstration Dr. Mejia performs a skin tag removal on the face, although many people have them under their arms or groin area.
Skin tags are different from moles which can be cancerous and are simply fleshy growths on the skin. They do not need to be removed, but in some cases, if a patient has many, it may cause irritation in the skin. In another post, Dr. Mejia explains the difference between skin tags and moles.
Please note that this video is for educational purposes. Please consult your dermatologist for any skin tag removal.
Skin tags are a fleshy outgrowth of the skin which are usually hanging on the skin. In this video, Dr. Mejia explains the difference between skin tags and moles. Moles are freckles or spots on the skin that have cells which can be normal, like beauty moles or may develop overtime into irregular moles that can develop into melanoma and be very dangerous.
In this other video on our blog, Dr. Mejia did a demonstration of removing a skin tag.