PLDI Blog

Read our blog to find out about the latest treatment information from the staff at PLDI.


Laser tattoo removal: FAQs

August 12th, 2019

Over 30% of Americans have one or more tattoos and according to a recent study about 25% of them want to have their tattoo removed. If you are interested in tattoo removal, then laser therapy is the best option…Read More


Age spot (Lentigo) laser treatment

July 5th, 2019

The term ‘Age Spots’ usually refers to a common benign skin spot on the face or other sun-exposed areas, called a lentigo. They typically are light brown, flat spots with clearly defined edges. The plural of lentigo is lentigines…Read More


Fractional Lasers for Skin Resurfacing 

June 21st, 2019

Laser skin resurfacing is used to help reduce wrinkles, scars and sun damage and can additionally tighten skin. To accomplish these goals, our dermatologists can use ‘fractional’ laser systems…Read More


Laser Treatment for Scars

May 4th, 2019

At Physicians Laser and Dermatology Institute, we have many patients who come to our office for laser treatment of their scars. Every scar comes with its own story…Read More


Port-wine stain birthmarks: FAQs

April 8th, 2019

Port-wine stains, also called capillary malformations, are birthmarks that usually appear at birth and can persist throughout life. The most common location for these birthmarks are on the face…Read More


Restylane and Juvederm Fillers: A Primer

March 19th, 2019

Injectable fillers, such as Restylane and Juvederm brands, are used to add volume to areas where we have lost it due to age…Read More


CoolSculpting: The Basics

February 11th, 2019

Physicians Laser and Dermatology Institute has been happy to offer CoolSculpting to our patients for over five years. Over that time, we have encountered many questions about the device…Read More


What can Botox and Dysport treat?

January 13th, 2019

One common concern among patients as they age is the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Many times, these lines are due to the action of the muscles under our skin…Read More


Acne and Laser Treatments

December 6th, 2018

The most common reason people seek out a dermatologist is for acne. Acne typically starts in the teenage years, but can affect individuals of all ages…Read More


What is Melasma and how can I treat it?

November 16th, 2018

Melasma is a very common skin condition that occurs on the face with the appearance of brown patches. It can affect women and men of all ethnicities and skin types. The most typical places on the face for melasma to occur is on…Read More


What is Rosacea?

October 9th, 2018

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects over 15 million Americans. It starts mostly between the ages of 30-50. It is characterized by a persistent redness on the face, with the cheeks and nose most frequently affected…Read More