Warm up to laser hair removal in the winter — Crown Point doctor explains seasonal considerations and benefits

Low section of young woman getting laser treatment on leg

Dermatology Center of Northwest Indiana’s laser treatments are light years ahead of the technologies available at other practices in Chicagoland. It’s not unusual for Dr. Ashvin Garlapati’s patients to travel from more than an hour away for comfortable, safe treatment that works. It’s also not unusual for Dr. Garlapati and Certified Physician Assistant Heather Upchurch to see an influx of patients at the office in Crown Point for laser hair removal in the winter. Treatments at our cozy location during the coldest, darkest months make sense due to the nature of the technology. Plus, preparation now means silky beach-ready skin … Continue reading

What to expect from a Kybella injection for double chin in Crown Point, IN

Dr. Garlapati and the team at Dermatology Center of Northwest Indiana offer the revolutionary Kybella injection for Crown Point, IN patients who wish to eliminate the excess fat under their chins.

We all want to feel good about the way we look. With improvements in medical technology, cosmetic treatments have become popular ways for people to alter their appearances. Patients experiencing submental fullness may benefit from a Kybella injection for double chin removal. Dr. Garlapati and the team at Dermatology Center of Northwest Indiana offer the revolutionary Kybella injection for Crown Point, IN patients who wish to eliminate the excess fat under their chins.   FDA-approved treatment Kybella is a form of deoxycholic acid which destroys fat cells. Produced by Allergan, the makers of Botox and Juvéderm, Kybella comes from a … Continue reading

Crown Point, IN dermatologist recommends laser treatment for brown spots

Skin is clean, Dermatology Center of Northwest Indiana PC

If your complexion is marred by irregular pigmentation, you are not alone. Brown spots are very common in women and men over 50, and they may occur at any age. Dermatology NWI in Crown Point, IN has leading edge laser technologies for effective treatment that leaves skin youthfully radiant. What causes brown spots? Whether you call them age, sun, or liver spots, these superficial blemishes generally have a common cause – cumulative sun exposure. Melanin is a pigment produced by a type of skin cells call melanocytes. Melanin resides in the top layers of skin. Its purpose is to shield … Continue reading

Microneedling skin rejuvenation treatment available in Crown Point, IN

Microneedling skin rejuvenation treatment

You may have heard of microneedling on television lifestyle shows or seen it featured in beauty magazines. This minimally invasive skin rejuvenation treatment has become extremely popular, and it is available in Crown Point, IN at Dermatology NWI. What is microneedling? This treatment is also called collagen induction therapy or CIT, because it encourages the body to produce more collagen. A special instrument containing many hair-fine needles creates a multitude of microscopic punctures in the top layer of skin, at a carefully controlled depth. These micro-injuries stimulate natural healing processes that speed turnover of skin cells and increase production of … Continue reading

Who is a good candidate for laser hair removal treatment in Crown Point?

Laser hair removal provides lasting results without the need to shave, wax, or pluck. With modern instrumentation at Dermatology NWI in Crown Point, IN,

The rugged male stereotype and the natural look for ladies of the 70s belong in history books. Today, hair removal equates to an attractive and professional appearance for both genders. Laser hair removal makes achieving and maintaining a well-groomed look a breeze. Are you a candidate for this treatment at Dermatology NWI in Crown Point? Read on to find out. You don’t have to be an “ideal” candidate Historically, the individual with fair skin tone and dark, coarse hair was considered the best candidate for laser hair removal. This combination enabled the maximization of laser energy absorption by hair while … Continue reading

Microneedling treatment is the secret to naturally beautiful skin in Crown Point, IN

Microneedling treatment puts the power of natural healing to work for your refreshed complexion with refined tone and texture

Women and men want attractive skin. They crave the confidence that a smooth, radiant complexion delivers, from the board room to dating. Microneedling treatment at Dermatology NWI in Crown Point, IN harnesses the body’s natural rejuvenation properties to improve the condition of the skin. Refined skin begins with microneedling treatment in Crown Point, IN When skin is injured, such as a cut or scrape, three natural processes occur. The immune system increases blood flow to cleanse the area and begin creating new tissue.The wound is rebuilt with granulation cells –a temporary type of collagen and elastin.Temporary collagen is replaced with … Continue reading

Caring for skin before and after laser hair removal: Tips from Crown Point, IN dermatologist

Caring for skin before and after laser hair removal: Tips from Dr. Garlapati Ashvin.

Men and women in Crown Point, IN and across the Chicagoland area, are enjoying a well-groomed look from laser hair removal. Dr. Ashvin Garlapati offers this pre- and post-procedure skin care advice, to ensure optimal results.   Before laser hair removal  Lasers can be adjusted to accommodate most hair and skin color combinations. However, the more contrast between skin and hair color the more effective treatment will be. Please avoid sun exposure and tanning beds for at least a month before laser hair removal (and remember that tanning is never healthy). Laser hair removal heats pigments in the follicle, a … Continue reading

Effective acne resolution: Microneedling near me in Crown Point

Microneedling is safe for all skin types.

Most teens develop acne when hormonal changes occur in the transition to adulthood. The condition may continue to flare up throughout life, leaving permanent scarring. Men and women in the Chicagoland area have access to a minimally-invasive option near me at Dermatology NWI in Crown Point. It is called microneedling, and it is extremely effective resolving even old acne scarring.   Can microneedling help acne scarring? This technique is known as collagen induction therapy or CIT. It stimulates natural production of collagen, fibrous proteins that keep skin smooth, firm, resilient, and thick. First, skin is cleansed. A topical numbing agent … Continue reading

Doctors in Crown Point highlight the benefits of laser hair removal

Laser Hair Removal Doctors Crown Point

Every week, millions of American men and women spend hours removing unwanted hair. Whether they are shaving waxing, or plucking, most would agree that it is an arduous, repetitive task. If you are one of these people, it’s time to learn about the benefits of laser hair removal from experienced doctors in the Crown Point area. With laser hair removal, you can drastically reduce the time spent grooming and devote that time to something more enjoyable. At Dermatology NWI, we offer laser treatments for hair removal. The treatment requires a few sessions for complete hair removal, but in time patients … Continue reading

Patients in Crown Point, IN ask, “What is the Mohs Surgery procedure?”

Mohs Surgery is a method that involves removal of thin layers of cancer one at a time. Each layer is examined microscopically for any traces of cancer.

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, with non-melanoma cases affecting over three million people each year. As a result, people are becoming more diligent about protecting their skin when they are out in the sun. Unfortunately, skin cancer can still affect anyone, and when it does, you want to visit a dermatologist who is skilled in diagnosing and treating the various forms of it. At Dermatology Center of NWI in Crown Point, IN our team has many years of experience identifying skin cancer and recommending the appropriate treatment to eliminate it. If you’ve noticed a concerning lesion … Continue reading

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