Signs and Symptoms of Melanoma

National Skin Cancer Awareness Month may be behind us, but with summer stretching ahead, now is a better time than ever to think about the impact of skin cancer and importance of sun protective behaviors. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, accounting for most skin cancer-related deaths. The American Society of Clinical Oncology … Continue reading “Signs and Symptoms of Melanoma”

CoolSculpting® and Other Body Prep Ideas for a Summer-Ready Look

Summer is on its way, bringing to mind sunny times by the water, outdoor barbecues, and lots of pool days—whether out and about or at home. However, during the cooler months, most of us are likely to have put our fitness plans and maybe even skincare routines on the back burner. Now’s the time to … Continue reading “CoolSculpting® and Other Body Prep Ideas for a Summer-Ready Look”

5 Skin Cancer Risk Factors to Consider

Ensuring the long-term health and beauty of your skin means always being diligent about sun protection—yes, even during the cool, mild weather associated with early spring in Charleston, SC. Skin cancer treatment and prevention are both important to our team at Germain Dermatology. Fortunately, this disease, which occurs due to the uncontrollable development of mutated … Continue reading “5 Skin Cancer Risk Factors to Consider”

Germain Dermatology Cares About Your Health

Given the health issues at stake our state, country, and world right now, the Germain Dermatology team is working to maximize the safety of our patients, team, and community. While that means a short-term lack of access to cosmetic treatments, such as botulinum toxin injectables, Charleston, SC, area women and men with skin concerns are … Continue reading “Germain Dermatology Cares About Your Health”

There’s a New Online Booking Service Available at Germain Dermatology!

Charleston, SC’s Germain Dermatology specializes in providing a wide range of medical, surgical, and cosmetic services. This includes treatments for common dermatological conditions like acne, care for skin cancer, injectables, laser treatments, fat reduction, and more. Whatever your goals, we are ready to help you in your quest for healthy and beautiful skin. Our new … Continue reading “There’s a New Online Booking Service Available at Germain Dermatology!”

Looking Back at 2019: Our Annual Sparkle Party Was a Glittering Success!

While Germain Dermatology is known for quality dermatology in Charleston, we’ve also developed a reputation for throwing pretty fancy shindigs! The later days of 2019 were no exception, when our annual Sparkle Party warmed up the day and lit up the South Carolina night in Mt. Pleasant on Nov. 7. The event was truly one … Continue reading “Looking Back at 2019: Our Annual Sparkle Party Was a Glittering Success!”

Skin Cancer: Checking for Signs and Symptoms

Skin cancer is a disease that involves the uncontrollable, accelerated growth of mutated cells in the top layer of skin. This form of cancer is caused by damage to the DNA, especially by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. While effective treatments are available, minimizing risk of developing skin cancer in the first place is ideal. When it … Continue reading “Skin Cancer: Checking for Signs and Symptoms”

What is a Vampire Facial?

Halloween may be over, but it’s now that time of the year when cooler, drier weather sets in and the days become darker. Currently, the natural look is in and more women are opting to ditch heavy makeup in favor of showing off their actual skin. If your own skin is looking a little dull … Continue reading “What is a Vampire Facial?”

Post-Summer Skin Renewal: Microdermabrasion with SilkPeel® Dermalinfusion

Fall is finally here, and along with it comes cooler, windier weather, changing colors in the leaves, and everything pumpkin spice flavored. As you bundle up and prepare to spend a lot more time indoors, this is the perfect time to give your skin some much-needed extra TLC—especially after months of intense summertime sun and … Continue reading “Post-Summer Skin Renewal: Microdermabrasion with SilkPeel® Dermalinfusion”

EMSCULPT® for Firmer Thighs and More

Smoothing out bulges on “trouble areas” of the body is often about more than simply targeting excess fat. Muscle toning also plays a major role in determining body contours. One of the newest innovations in nonsurgical fat reduction, EMSCULPT®, has rapidly grown in popularity in the last year, among both physicians and patients throughout the … Continue reading “EMSCULPT® for Firmer Thighs and More”