Cosmetic dermatology includes a variety of modalities designed to improve one's appearance beyond services that are deemed medically necessary. From skin tone to wrinkles, and from tattoo removal to body contouring, these services are recommended after careful consultation with one's provider, and a shared understanding of a patient's individual aesthetic goals.
All cosmetic procedures, regardless of complexity, are performed by individuals with certifications and experience specific to the service. These providers include board-certified dermatologists who have received additional training in cosmetic procedures, cosmetic-trained nurse practitioners and physician assistants; injection specialists, certified aestheticians and technicians with specialized training in lasers and other devices.
Colson, Maggie ARNP, MSN, FNP-C