The first Aesthetic Dermatology Center in the LowCountry.
Aesthetic dermatology is treatment for the skin, hair, or body that is meant to enhance the appearance of a patient. Kessinger Aesthetic Dermatology combines science with art to achieve optimal results, using up to date research and innovative technology. Our mission is to help people look better and feel better because we believe in better.
Restylane-L, Lyft, Kyss, Refyne, Defyne, Silk
Revanesse® Versa™ is a dermal filler that can be used to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, including nasolabial folds.
RHA® Collection is a new dermal filler made with a clean beauty approach. RHA® Collection is made to be more like the natural hyaluronic acid in the skin.
Juve Ultra | Juve Plus | Vollue | Volbella | Voluma
KYBELLA® is a fat dissolver used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin, also called “double chin.”
LipoDissolve is a form of mesotherapy that involves injections of natural substances which melt the fat beneath the skin and shrink the fat cells.
Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep your body’s blood and nerve cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all of your cells.
B vitamins play a vital role in maintaining good health and well-being. As the building blocks of a healthy body, B vitamins have a direct impact on your energy levels, brain function, and cell metabolism. Vitamin B complex helps prevent infections and helps support or promote: cell health.
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues.
As a skin-whitening agent, studies showed that glutathione yielded other cosmetic benefits as it may improve skin elasticity and reduce skin wrinkles.
Each of your cells contains zinc, the body’s second-most abundant trace mineral. Zinc may offer health benefits such as zinc deficiency, recovery from a cold, wound healing, age-related macular degeneration, acne reduction and information.
Today, high-dose vitamin C is used to: Improve your skin texture and make it glow. Boost your immune system to fight stress, flu, colds, and low energy. Protect cell structures – DNA, protein, and collagen – from oxyradicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) – antioxidant properties.
Carnitine plays a critical role in energy production. It transports long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria so they can be oxidized (“burned”) to produce energy. It also transports the toxic compounds generated out of this cellular organelle to prevent their accumulation.
Methionine inositol choline (MIC) B12 injections contain a blend of nutrients that help your body release fatty deposits. For example, inositol stimulates fat removal by your liver, while choline prevents cholesterol buildup and deposits.
Hydration IV therapy allows your body to absorb nutrients and fluids without relying on the digestive system. It creates less waste than drinking fluids, and your body can retain more of the nutrients it needs.
Antioxidant IV therapy is a fast and efficient way to add antioxidants to the body. Antioxidants are found in many fruits and vegetables and they help to prevent or delay certain types of cell damage. The process of oxidation can wear down and damage cells throughout the entire body. Antioxidants are very critical to our health and this therapy can provide you with a major boost.* While a diet full of vegetables and fruits can be good for you and can lower the risk of disease, IV treatments are much faster and more effective.
Helps to improve skin hyper-pigmentation. Helps to repair and nourish your skin. Helps skin to be smoother and clearer. Helps to give your skin a radiant glow. Helps to make pores smaller. Helps to prevent acne and heal marks. Helps to defy the aging process.
This coenzyme boosts neurologic function, restores mental clarity, supports brain regeneration and repair, and increases energy metabolism on a cellular level. NAD treatment may also help improve symptoms of anxiety, fatigue, and depression.
The Myers’ Cocktail is an intravenous (IV) infusion of vitamins and nutrients designed to reduce the symptoms of a host of ailments.
A common inflammatory skin condition occurring in the beard area of African ancestry as a result of shaving. This is caused when the hair tip fails to exit through the epidermal layer and instead curves downward and continues to grow, eventually piercing the dermis, which causes an inflammatory reaction.
Laser hair removal to these affected areas causes destruction or permanent removal of the hair follicle. Regarding this treatment modality as the PFB cure.
Ingrown hairs are caused when the hair follicle curls back and grows into the skin’s surface, causing that unattractive and painful bump. Ingrown hairs can occur anywhere on an individual’s body but they are most commonly found on legs, underarms, faces and bikini regions.
Ingrown hairs can happen to anyone, and unfortunately shaving, waxing or even wearing tight fitting clothing can increase an individual’s chances of getting ingrown hairs. Laser hair removal to these affected area causes permanent removal of the hair follicle—Killing the hair at the root so that it cannot regrow.
A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal pocket in the skin that usually contains hair and skin debris. A pilonidal cyst is almost always located near the tailbone at the top of the cleft of the buttocks.
A common skin disease caused by small blood vessels called capillaries and thinning skin. Rosacea often begins with the tendency to “blush” easily then slowly begins to spread beyond nose and cheeks to the forehead and chin, as a result of aging.
Long term corrective measures for Rosacea using laser therapy can be utilized by damaging capillaries causing the red appearance and resurfacing thinning skin.
When used to treat visible blood vessels, most patients see a 50% to 75% reduction in visible blood vessels after 1 to 3 treatments. Some people see a 100% reduction. Treatments are usually spaced 3 to 4 weeks apart. Results lasting 3 to 5 years. Treated blood vessels don’t reappear, but new ones can form.
Telangiectasias are dilated or broken blood vessels located near the surface of the skin or on mucus membranes, becoming more numerous over time.
Red moles, or cherry angiomas, are common skin growths that can develop on most areas of your body. They’re also known as senile angiomas or Campbell de Morgan spots. They’re usually found on people aged 30 and older. The collection of small blood vessels inside a cherry angioma give them a reddish appearance.
A port-wine stain is a type of birthmark. It got its name because it looks like maroon wine was spilled or splashed on the skin. Though they often start out looking pink at birth, port-wine stains tend to become darker (usually reddish-purple or dark red) as a child grows. Port-wine stains won’t go away on their own, but they can be treated.
Laser therapies can make many port-wine stains much less noticeable by shrinking the blood vessels in the birthmark and fading it.
Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that lie just under the skin and usually occur in the legs. Varicose veins are a common condition caused by weak or damaged vein walls and valves. Varicose veins may form whenever blood pressure increases inside your veins.
Vascular lesions are relatively common abnormalities of the skin and underlying tissues, more commonly known as birthmarks. There are three major categories of vascular lesions: Hemangiomas, Vascular Malformations, and Pyogenic Granulomas.
Venous lakes are small, dark blue to purple slightly elevated papules. These papules are soft and compressible. They commonly appear on sun-exposed areas such as the face, lips, ears, neck and back of the hand of elderly people.
Poikiloderma is a condition that causes your skin to become discolored and break down. Doctors believe poikiloderma is a group of symptoms and not an actual disease.
Rhinophyma is a skin disorder that causes the nose to enlarge and become red, bumpy, and bulbous. It is thought to result from untreated, severe rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin condition that causes facial redness on the nose and cheeks.
Benign pigmented lesions are a common cosmetic concern for many patients. Laser-based treatment for pigmented lesions is based on our understanding of selective photothermolysis allows safe laser use even in darker skin types.
Laser/light Therapy for Sun-damaged Skin. Laser/light therapy is a non-toxic and non-invasive therapy that uses light energy to repair and regenerate skin cells. The procedure reduces the need for medication, improves the outcomes for treated skin conditions and increases the recovery rates of affected tissues.
Lentigines, or liver spots, are benign lesions that occur on the sun-exposed areas of the body. … These flat lesions usually have discrete borders, are dark in color, and have an irregular shape. These lesions are caused by a marked increase in the number of pigment cells located in the superficial layers of the skin.
Treating solar lentigines using picosecond‐switched lasers that selectively remove the excess pigment was combined with Kleresca® biophotonic treatment. This therapy uses fluorescent light energy to stimulate healing by increasing collagen production and reducing inflammation.
Melasma is a skin condition characterized by brown or blue-gray patches or freckle-like spots. Melasma happens because of overproduction of the cells that make the color of your skin.
Laser therapy combined with topical therapies can be effective at removing melasma.
Laser treatment uses highly focused beams of light to reduce the size and lessen the color of birthmarks. This includes red birthmarks, such as strawberry hemangiomas and port wine stains; brown birthmarks, such as café au lait spots; and blue birthmarks, such as facial dermal melanocytosis.
Actinic Keratosis is a rough, scaly patch on the skin caused by years of sun exposure. It is most common on the face, lips, ears, back of hands, forearms, scalp, and neck. The rough, scaly skin patch enlarges slowly and usually causes no other signs or symptoms. A lesion may take years to develop.
Laser resurfacing can tighten skin, usually better than any other skin-tightening procedure. It can also diminish fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots on the skin, such as age spots. The tradeoff is that it requires downtime and has a greater risk of possible side effects, such as scarring.