Posts for category: Dermatology

By Buckeye Dermatology
April 29, 2015
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Chemical Peels  

Your Central Ohio dermatologists at Buckeye Dermatology dispel the most common myths surrounding chemical peels.

If you are looking for dermatologists in the Columbus, Ohio area to give you the facts about chemical peels, then look no further. Chemical PeelWe are happy to separate fact from fiction when it comes to this popular cosmetic treatment. Before you opt for a chemical peel, find out how much you truly know about this procedure by finding out more about the myths that surround it.

Myth: Chemical peels require extensive recovery time.

Fact: While you may experience some stinging, redness, and sensitivity after your peel, keep in mind that these symptoms are minor and often go away in a day or two. We may restrict some more exertive activities until you are feeling better; however, remember that the length of your recovery will also depend on the type of strength of your chemical peel. Not all chemical peels are created equally. Therefore, if you opt for a gentler alpha hydroxy or glycolic acid peel, you will deal with virtually no recovery period.

Myth: Chemical peels are only for those with dermatological issues.

Fact: While there are certain chemical peels recommended to treat acne scars, hyperpigmentation and sun spots, chemical peels can also be a great option for someone just looking to get a more radiant glow. Therefore, chemical peels are really for anyone who wants to improve the overall appearance of their skin.

Myth: Getting a chemical peel takes a long time.

Fact: What can keep patients from making the dermatological appointment they want or need is time. It might seem that any trip to the doctor’s office may take a while, and if you are on a tight schedule, you may find it hard to schedule your next visit. However, time won’t get in the way of a chemical peel. Most chemical peels won’t take much longer than 20 minutes. Again, the strength and type of peel you opt for will determine how long your treatment will take.

If you are interested in getting a more youthful appearance with a chemical peel, then schedule an appointment with your Central Ohio dermatologists at Buckeye Dermatology with locations in Dublin, Grove City, and Springfield, Ohio. Our team of dedicated dermatologists are experienced, knowledgeable, and the best choice for Columbus, Ohio area residents. 

By Buckeye Dermatology
January 05, 2015
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Dermal Fillers  

Many patients are concerned about the effects of aging on the face, since that is the first thing that people see when they meet. Wrinkles, smile lines and crow feet are some of the most common problems that patients encounter. As a result, one of the most in-demand cosmetic facial treatments requested at our office is dermal fillers. This treatment is aimed at bringing youthful years back your face in just an appointment or two.

What Are Dermal Fillers?
A dermal filler is a cosmetic soft tissue filling compound that’s designed to fill in and smooth out wrinkles in the face. The doctor carefully injects the filler in areas of the face that need it most. It can also be used to fill out thin lips, lift cheeks and smooth scars. When administered in all the right places, this treatment can bring back a fresh and youthful appearance to your face. It is sometimes used in combination with other cosmetic procedures by Dr. Stephen D'Addario or Dr. Ryan Carlson to give you the look you’ve always wanted.

A Popular Procedure
Many of the celebrities you see on television have nice looking skin because they get dermal fillers and similar cosmetic treatments. It’s a procedure that can be completed at just one outpatient appointment. The doctor administers a number of injections of varying amounts and depths to treat your concerns. The filler takes a short while to settle into the lines of the face and smooth them out. The effects can last up to a couple of years with good skin care.

Dermal Fillers
If you're concerned about the appearance of lines and wrinkles on your face, make an appointment with Dr. Stephen D'Addario or Dr. Ryan Carlson to determine if dermal fillers are right for you. We offer this service at both of our Dublin and Grove City locations.  Visit our website at or call the office directly during business hours at (614) 761-1151 to schedule an appointment.


Dermal Fillers ImageWe all want to turn back the hands of time and stay young forever; however, we know that as wonderful as it sounds, it’s just not possible. Despite this, it doesn’t mean we have accept Mother Nature. There are a variety of cosmetic options out there that can give you the refreshed look you want without the invasive surgeries and downtime.
Getting dermal fillers in Grove City can be an easy way to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles without invasive treatments or taking time off work. In fact, celebrities are jumping on the dermal filler bandwagon, and you wouldn’t believe which of your favorite Hollywood elite are visiting their dermatologist to get this popular cosmetic treatment.

Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford admitted in 2006 that she has been getting dermal fillers and other aesthetic treatments since the age of 29. She’s even been quoted as saying, “I’m not going to lie to myself: past a certain age, creams work on the texture of your skin but, in order to restore elasticity, all I can really count on is vitamin injections, Botox and collagen.” We can certainly admit that this 48-year-old model is gorgeous, and dermal fillers have definitely played a hand in keeping her youthful.

Angelina Jolie

When you check out the cover of style magazines you probably can’t believe how amazing this 39-year-old mother of six looks; however, she thanks dermal fillers and Botox treatments for her more youthful, radiant glow. Even while chasing after her little ones, her cosmetic treatments keep her looking young.
A host of other celebrities and media stars have used dermal fillers including Goldie Hawn, Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, and even Hilary Clinton.

So what are dermal fillers?

These small needles are injected into the face to reduce deep wrinkles and also increase fullness in the face, thereby creating a younger appearance. They can also be used to plump up lips and reduce the visibility of recessed scars.

What won’t dermal fillers do?

While dermal fillers in Grove City can minimize the look of facial wrinkles and folds, it won’t give you the same extensive results as you might expect from surgeries such as facelifts and eye lifts. If you are looking for a more radical change, you may want to consider other cosmetic options.
If you’re interested in scheduling an appointment to get dermal fillers in Grove City, call our office today and enjoy a fresh new look for the holidays.
By Buckeye Dermatology
July 15, 2014
Category: Dermatology
Skin cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer that occurs in humans. That’s in part due to the fact that the skin is the largest organ of the body as well as being partly due to patients spending a lot of time bathing in the sun. Learn more about skin cancer and the various treatments available to patients of the Columbus, Ohio and Central Ohio area by some of the best dermatologists: Dr. Julio C Cruz, MD, Dr. Adam Hessel, MD, Dr. Angela Y. Shen, MD, Dr. Dean W. Hearne, Dr. Ryan M. Carlson, DO. What You Should Know about Skin Cancer

Identifying Skin Cancer

Everyone experiences changes in their skin over time like moles, acne and marks, but there are a few characteristics of skin growths that could indicate a problem that needs treatment. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests that patients follow what is called the ABCDES test to determine if a skin growth is problematic:
  • A Is the mole asymmetric? (The shape on one side doesn’t match the other)
  • B What does the border look like? (If the border is irregular or bumpy get it checked out)
  • C Does the growth have different colors?
  • D Is the growth more than a quarter of an inch wide?
  • E Is there an evolution in the way it looks?
  • S Are there any strange symptoms associated with the growth, like bleeding or pain?
If the answer to any or all of these questions is yes, it’s best to schedule an appointment at Buckeye Dermatology with Dr. Cruz, Dr. Hessel, Dr. Shen, Dr. Hearne or Dr. Carlson to get it checked out as soon as possible.

Skin Cancer Treatment in Dublin, Columbus, Central Ohio, Springfield, Worthington, Upper Arlington, OH

The next step after diagnosis is developing a comprehensive treatment plan. Some people assume that a hospital visit will be necessary, but some treatments for early stage skin cancer or pre-cancer can be done in-office by dermatologist Dr. Cruz, Dr. Hessel, Dr. Shen, Dr. Hearne or Dr. Carlson.
After treatment the doctor will also provide instructions on how to prevent a reoccurrence. Most prevention tips involve staying out of the sun as much as possible and wearing the proper sun screen.

Schedule a Checkup Today

Many cases of skin cancer can be resolved with early diagnosis and treatment. If you spend a lot of time in the sun, have a history of skin cancer in your family and have noticed skin irregularities don’t hesitate to go in to see Dublin, Columbus, Central Ohio, Hilliard, Worthington, and Upper Arlington best dermatologists, Dr. Cruz, Dr. Hessel, Dr. Shen, Dr. Hearne or Dr. Carlson for a checkup at Buckeye Dermatology. Even if you don't meet these requirements it's a smart idea to see a dermatologist for prevention advice and options.