SkinSmart’s Dr. Elizabeth Callahan In The News

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Our patients often ask Dr. Callahan about her activities and participation in the dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and beauty industries. Dr. Callahan’s been busy this year, and we are happy to share just a few of her recent industry and media projects: TRIA® PRODUCT PRESENTATION IN NYC Dr. Callahan just returned from New York City, where she was the featured speaker at a TRIA age-defying laser product presentation,  educating more than 30 national and international beauty, fitness and lifestyle magazine editors … Continue reading

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What is CoolSculpting, and is it Right For You?

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You may have heard of this newer, non-invasive way to gently “freeze the fat” away in targeted areas of the body. This innovative treatment, CoolSculpting by ZELTIQ®, is available in Sarasota at SkinSmart Dermatology®. We were the first medical facility on the West Coast of Florida to offer this procedure and we have years of experience with this device and sculpting the best shape for you. CoolSculpting can be used to reduce stubborn areas of fat in the abdominal area including … Continue reading

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Fall is the Perfect Time to Schedule a Skin Cancer Check at SkinSmart

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Fall in Sarasota, Venice and Lakewood Ranch is a great time to schedule your annual SkinSmart skin check. The weather is starting to cool off a little (we hope!) and it’s not yet the busy “Season.” The headlines this year have stressed the importance of prevention when it comes to skin cancer. Using sunscreen, avoiding the sun during the heat of the day and staying away from tanning beds are so important!  And, after a long, hot summer, it is … Continue reading

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Dr. Callahan Speaks to More than 30 Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons on Belotero Balance

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 Dr. Elizabeth Callahan, founder and medical director of SkinSmart Dermatology in Sarasota, Florida recently gave a seminar presentation for area dermatologists and plastic surgeons on Belotero Balance. A nationally-known  injector trainer for Botox, Dysport, Restylane,  Juvederm and now a speaker/trainer for Belotero Balance, Dr. Callahan is in demand as a contributor to local and national magazines including SRQ, Sarasota Magazine, Redbook, Oprah Magazine, New Beauty and Star Magazine. She was recently named to the Beauty Advisory Board for Fitness Magazine, … Continue reading

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Belotero Balance: New Kid On The Block for Finely Etched Lines Around the Mouth

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BELOTERO BALANCE®, our newest dermal filler, has unique properties that allow it to adapt within the skin for soft and even correction. The versatility of the product makes it strong enough to handle deep treatment areas such as the nasolabial folds, yet soft enough to treat more delicate areas such as vertical lip lines. If you aren’t ready to let signs of aging show on your face,  Belotero Balance may be the best choice for you. I recommend a cosmetic … Continue reading

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VISIA Skin Analysis Shows Past Sun Damage and Helps Determine Your Skin Care for the Future

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If you’ve seen the viral YouTube video showing sun damage that can’t be seen with the naked eye, you already know what sun damage looks like underneath the skin’s surface. The video shows ultraviolet images of a variety of skin types .. revealing sometimes “shocking” results. Here’s a link to the video: http://youtu.be/o9BqrSAHbTc The good news is that there are treatments we can offer you and anyone with sun damaged skin. At SkinSmart Dermatology we have the Visia Complexion Analysis … Continue reading

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Why Does SkinSmart Dermatology Have Two Fellowship-Trained Mohs Skin Cancer Surgeons on Staff?

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SkinSmart’s Dr. William Adams and Dr. Elizabeth Callahan are both Fellowship-Trained Mohs Skin Cancer Surgeons, accredited by the  American College of Mohs Surgery Mohs surgery is a highly specialized and precise treatment for skin cancer in which the cancer is removed in stages, one tissue layer at a time. It is an outpatient procedure, performed under local anesthesia. Although other surgical specialists may perform similar surgeries, it is not the same as Mohs surgery performed by a fellowship-trained surgeon. ________________________________________ … Continue reading

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SkinSmart Dermatology Melanoma Patient In The News

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The Bradenton Herald recently featured SkinSmart and one of our patients who developed melanoma skin cancer. Here is a link to the article on Bradenton.com: “Sarasota patient believes indoor tanning led to melanoma” The article received a lot of attention both online and in print and I wanted to share it with your here, in case you have not seen it yet. It’s a very informative article about melanoma skin cancer, one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer, and … Continue reading

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Fractional Resurfacing Lasers are a Top Antiaging Option with Minimal Downtime

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According to WebMD, of the top 6 antiaging treatments available, fractional lasers are the number one facial rejuvenation breakthrough of the decade. Fractional lasers can reduce sun spots, wrinkles, pigmentation, acne scars, surgical scarring and general sun damage on the skin. Lasers of the past had issues with healing and usually had long downtimes, but the new fractional lasers have vastly improved the outcomes and reduced the downtime. At SkinSmart Dermatology, we offer the most advanced options for fractional laser … Continue reading

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Persistent Facial Redness Could Mean Rosacea, Not Acne

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Do you suffer from facial redness that won’t go away and is sometimes accompanied by breakouts? It could be Rosacea, a common skin disease that can affect the face, ears, chest and back. Left untreated, Rosacea can become severe, often affecting sufferers’ quality of life. Rosacea starts with mild flushing or blushing of the face, and can progress for many years without a patient realizing he/she is suffering from the disease. Often confused with other conditions, Rosacea is a skin … Continue reading

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