Optum of Colorado Springs

Optum of Colorado Springs


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Optum is a corporation of dermatology experts established within Colorado Springs Colorado. We’ve happily served the Colorado Springs community for quite some time and look forward towards a long-term and also effective collaboration in the future.

When Do You Need A Dermatologist?

Doctors have numerous options for treating patients. A degree from a medical school is required to become a Dermatologist, however cosmetic dermatology requires shorter time to master. To gain further training in this area, it’s not required to have an medical degree.

Chemical Peels Chemical peels are carried out by a dermatologist in a procedure. The doctor will use alpha hydroxyl acids (or beta hydroxyl acids) to remove the epidermis’ uppermost layer (also called the stratum corneum). This skin layer is made up of fat cells that help keep the skin firm. The epidermis has a layer of collagen that is protective that keeps your skin looking youthful. The skin gets wrinkled and prone to injury when the layers are removed.

Microdermabrasion: This is a second treatment that a dermatologist who is a cosmetic is able to perform. This process removes small crystals in the epidermis (top coating) of your skin. These crystals reduce wrinkly skin and also lines that are fine. The epidermis is no longer stiff or sagging, as well as growth of hair appears healthier. This kind of treatment can drastically enhance the appearance and the texture of your skin if it is performed regularly.

Laser Therapy: Often, people who have very oily skin area, acne or are recommended by their dermatologist to undergo laser therapy in order to improve their appearance. Laser therapy works by using the use of light pulses to dry up and break down the oil and bacteria on the skin’s surface. It leaves the skin smoother and clearer. Patients with oily or acne-prone skin may want to consider laser therapy. In certain patients, overuse of laser therapy can lead to the growth of acne.

While dermatologists are able to perform any of these procedures, you might be wondering whether they are qualified to do this. The American Academy of Dermatology has the list of dermatologists that are certified. The American Academy of Dermatology has gotten comments from individuals, as well as the answers from former patients. This list was compiled from the data provided by these individuals. To become considered for admission to the particular academy’s programs, dermatologists must satisfy certain requirements.

The General Practitioner: Often your doctor may refer you to the dermatologist. The dermatologist can recommend cosmetic dermatologists when you have a healthy complexion and therefore are in good health. Some good dermatologist can end up being recommended through your general practitioner. If your physician isn’t sure about the dermatologist you need to see they might be able to refer you to one.

Plastic Surgeon: Many seek out a plastic surgeon for help to get rid of unwanted body hair. But, a dermatologist’s not really the only specialist who is able to offer treatments for sagging skin and wrinkles. There are many experts in the sector of dermatology who employ surgical methods to improve the look of your skin. In case you’re unhappy with your physical appearance due to excessive loss or facial lines that are too prominent, a dermatologist may be able to use surgical procedures to treat the problem. The dermatologist can’t perform any significant work on the appearance of your skin. Nonetheless the doctor might be able to recommend an expert who can help make your skin look and also feel its best.

For those who need a skilled Dermatology service that you can count on, contact us. We’ve got our contact details down below.

1633 Medical Center Point, Colorado Springs, CO 80907, United States
+1 719-228-0400



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