Showing posts from October, 2011

Clear Your Acne with Acleara

The American Academy of Dermatology reports that acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Approximately 80% of all people between the ages of 11 and 30 suffer from acne with many continuing to have acne into their 40s and beyond. Germain Dermatology in Mount Pleasant is proud to be the first and only practice in South Carolina to offer FDA-Cleared Acne Clearing System with visible results, Acleara. 

According to the makers of Alceara, the Acleara Acne Clearing System is the first continuously-cooled system FDA-cleared to treat mild to moderate inflammatory acne, comedonal acne and pustular acne. The Acleara Acne Clearing System is powered by an advanced vacuum and filtered broadband light technology. The vacuum cleans pores by extracting build up of sebaceous material. Along with the targeted heating of sebaceous glands, the endogenous light activates porphryns to destroy P. acnes and reduces sebum production through photodynamic action.

Topical creams and oral medi…

Sparkle & Glow on November 10th

Let the skin experts at Germain Dermatology help you reveal your sparkle and glow at the Third Annual Sparkle Party on Thursday, November 10 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at 612 Seacoast Parkway in Mount Pleasant. The event is free, but space is limited. Guests are encouraged to call (843) 881- 4440 to reserve their space for this annual event. 
Beauty and skin experts will be on hand along with board-certified dermatologist, Marguerite Germain, MD to introduce the latest technology in cosmetic dermatology. Refreshments and food will be provided. Guests are also encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, as this year, Germain Dermatology will be an Toys for Tots drop-off location. 

“Each year, the advancements in cosmetic dermatology are dynamic. There are more procedures than ever that have little or no downtime and are more affordable than ever.” said Dr. Marguerite Germain of Germain Dermatology, “Our Sparkle Party gives people a chance to see all the options to help everything fr…

Freezing It Away!

It’s one of the most popular non-invasive cosmetic procedures in the Lowcountry, CoolSculpting™ by Zeltiq. On Tuesday, October 25 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Germain Dermatology is proud to offer a CoolSculpting™ by Zeltiq night to educate and inform the community about this non-invasive, safe, and clinically proven method for the selective reduction of fat permanently. The event is free, but space is limited. Guests are encouraged to call (843)881- 4440 to reserve their spot for the event, which will include a live demonstration. And yes, I will take part in the live demostration and will be tweeting from @Germain_Beauty to give the twitterverse a chance to see how easy the procedure is! 

CoolSculpting fills a previously unmet need in the medical aesthetic marketplace with a safe procedure cleared by the FDA that gently cools unwanted fat cells in the body to induce a natural, controlled elimination of fat cells. This reduces bulges in the treated area of the body. On average, each CoolScu…