Dr. Hood has a passion for skin health and likes to educate her patients. No matter what the reason for your visit to her office whether it be skin cancer, acne or cosmetic concerns, each issue will be addressed thoroughly. She can help your skin reach its full potential and become naturally glowing and beautiful by healing infection and inflammation that can cause rashes and bumps. She is also an expert in healing the skin from the damaging effects of the sun and the environment with sound scientifically proven medical procedures and products. She is a board-certified medical doctor with four years post graduate training in dermatology and specialized training at the National Institutes of Health and St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in London, England. Healthy skin care starts with skin protection and moisturization. Five minutes with Dr. Hood and her staff can save you time and money in achieving proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Hood offers a number of state-of-the-art procedures for cosmetic enhancement:
Botox® • FDA-approved treatment for facial lines caused by muscle contraction. The organic purified protein product temporarily relaxes the muscle so that is will not move and make the unwanted facial lines. The result is a more relaxed and fresh appearance. This procedure is highly effective and extremely popular due to the dramatic results and minimal “down time.”
Dysport® • Dysport is a prescription injection for temporary improvement in the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults less than 65 years of age.
Photofacial—IPL Laser • IPL or intense pulse light laser targets red and brown pigment removal. It is safe, fast, and can be tailored to individual conditions and needs. It produces a more even skin tone and superior cosmetic results. It can be used to treat discoloration, dark spots, rosacea, freckles, age spots, and red spots.
Chemical Peels • These are chemical agent that aim to improve acne, sun damaged skin, wrinkles, and other skin imperfections. These procedures work by gently removing the outer layers of skin and encouraging new, healthier skin cells to grow. We currently offer the SkinMedica line of peels. Please call for more details.
KYBELLA® is administered as a series of injections to the treatment area under the chin, destroying fat cells and producing gradual results. Everyone’s chin profile is different, so your physician will tailor* treatment to you. The number of treatment sessions will vary based on the amount of fat under the chin and your treatment goals.
Juvéderm® • Juvéderm® is a “next generation” family of smooth, long-lasting gel dermal fillers, and the latest advance in hyaluronic acid cosmetic filler technology. Over recent years, hyaluronic acid, a complex sugar already found naturally in the body, has become a favored compound for replenishing the areas of the face where the skin’s volume and fullness has been lost. Visit Juvaderm.com for more detailed information. We offer the full line of Juvederm products.
Restylane® • Restylane® is a filling agent that fills depressed lines and wrinkles, acne scars, and traumatic scars. It is an excellent agent if you desire fuller lips. It is completely biocompatible—it is hyaluronic acid which is found in every living creature. Restylane lasts between 6-9 months depending on the area of treatment. Visit Restylane.com for more detailed information. We offer the full line of Restylane products.
Sculptra® • Sculptra® Aesthetic is a type of facial injectable made from poly-L-lactic acid, which helps to replace lost collagen. It helps correct shallow to deep facial wrinkles, and folds, that appear with aging by replacing lost collagen. The main ingredient is a biocompatible, biodegradable synthetic material that has been used by physicians for decades. Visit Sculptra.com for deltailed information.
Revanesse® • VersaTM is a multi-purpose dermal filler that leverages state of the art production methods, optimal ingredients and rigorous quality testing to provide remarkable results.