Dermal fillers can address numerous facial cosmetic issues from wrinkles to fine lines to loss of volume. They can help restore a youthful, vigorous appearance to your face and improve the health of your skin.
At Advanced Dermatology and Laser Institute of Seattle, Dr. Steven Greene has more than 25 years of experience helping his patients revitalize their appearance. He and his team continually educate themselves on the latest dermatological treatments and techniques so they can give you the best possible results. Read on to learn more about what dermal fillers are, how they work, and the dermal filler options that Dr. Greene and his team offer.More » Next Page »
Before beginning cosmetic skincare treatment (i.e. chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing), the most important appointment to schedule with your dermatologist is a consultation. The consultation allows both you and your doctor to discuss any skin-related concerns, prioritize these concerns, and finally–formulate an effective treatment plan to resolve your concerns. Before your consultation begins, ask yourself, “What are my long-term goals regarding skincare?”More » Next Page »
Ask the Expert: Can You Get Skin Cancer “Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine?” Should You Remove All Clothing for a Skin Exam?Yes, and yes again! While skin cancers are less commonly diagnosed in areas that are normally shielded from the sun, they can and do develop there. There are a number of factors that play a role in the development of skin cancer — including genetics and environmental pollution — that have nothing to do with the sun’s rays. One of the reasons why a complete skin exam is so valuable is that your dermatologist will be able to notice changes that may be normally hidden under clothing. This way, any suspected skin cancers can be diagnosed and treated promptly. Don’t worry, your doctor will respect your modesty with an exam gown and/or cloth draping. Next Page »
Did you know that the average person loses around 100 hairs from their scalp in a single day? Healthy hair grows in cycles and it’s completely natural to lose a few strands. But when the natural cycle is disrupted, it can lead to embarrassing hair thinning or hair loss. Thankfully, there is an exciting new treatment called Platelet-Rich Plasma (or PRP) that can effectively stimulate new hair growth.
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The double chin can be a real confidence killer. It can leave you feeling embarrassed and ashamed, causing you to shy away from photos and cover it up with certain outfits. But you don’t have to these negative effects any longer. With Kybella®, you can safely and effectively reduce the appearance of the double chin without the need for surgery. Here we’ll dive into the most frequently asked questions Dr. Greene gets about this remarkable treatment. More »
Your skin can really take a beating. Over the course of your lifetime, your exterior has to deal with countless bad actors, leaving it worse for wear. But fractional laser skin resurfacing with the Cynosure Icon 1540® can give your skin its former glow with as few as one treatment. This fractional, non-ablative laser covers a wide range of skin issues, including sun damage, scarring, and the signs of aging. More »Next Page » Next Page »
Over the past several years, RealSelf has become a popular online community for those interested in learning more about plastic surgery and other cosmetic treatments. It’s a vast network of resources like before and after photos, forums where you can ask and answer questions, and information about different procedures, techniques, and qualified providers in your area. This year, we are so happy to announce that our very own Dr. Steven Greene has joined the exclusive Top Doctor club on RealSelf.com! More »Next Page »
A change in seasons also calls for a change in your skincare routine! It’s that time of year to reorganize your cosmetics drawer with products that combat the harsher fall and soon-to-be winter weather. From barrier creams to bath oils, Dr. Steven Greene gives his professional input on effective treatment regimens for the seasonal skin sufferer.More » Next Page »
Your morning skincare routine may look a bit like this: cleanse, moisturize, protect, and beautify. Sound familiar? How likely are you to re-apply sunscreen throughout the day? How likely are you to apply sunscreen at all? More »Next Page »