Check out what's happening this month at Wilmington Dermatology Center!
Check out what's happening this month at Wilmington Dermatology Center!

Getting Back to work and the new “normal”

While our new normal has certainly changed, the time has come where we are slowly getting back to work.  As we work to create a version of how life was prior to the shutdowns,  WDC is here to help you get your groove back with some easy treatments to help treat the inevitable signs of stress on our faces and bodies.


Let’s start with one of most peoples biggest concerns….wrinkles!  Don’t worry though, one of the quickest and easiest treatments for movement wrinkles is Botox, Dysport, or Jeuveau (all similar neurotoxins).  Botox cosmetic is a MAJOR contributor to aging gracefully.  This neurotoxin is used by men and women to treat stubborn wrinkling in common areas like between the brows, forehead, and crows feet.  It works by reducing the contractions that happen when you make certain facial expression and relaxing the underlying muscles of the face.  While this is a treatment that you continue doing every 4-6 months, the results can’t be beat!


As we age, sunlight, stress, and other factors can reduce the amount of hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally occurring molecule, in our skin.  This causes our skin to lose structure and volume, creating unwanted facial wrinkles and folds. Using a dermal filler , like Juvederm, can help to replace the HA in your skin, restoring volume and smoothing away facial wrinkles and folds. This is also a great way to look refreshed without making a major change to your facial features.


Too many snacks during quarantine, or have you been struggling with areas of fat that just won’t seem to budge with exercise and diet?  Coolsculpting is a patented, non-invasive, clinically proven procedure designed to selectively reduce fat layers in problem areas. This unique technology cools and freezes the unwanted fat cells without surgery or downtime that results in a visible reduction of fat. The treated problem cells are gone for good, creating an ideal non-invasive long-term treatment. There are so many areas we’re able to treat like:

  • Abdomen
  • Arms
  • Inner thighs
  • Outer thighs
  • Chin
  • Banana Roll
  • Love handles
  • Bra Fat
  • Inner knees

The options are almost endless!  Results are typically seen in a three-month period of time, so it’s important to plan accordingly for bathing suit season.  While you can go back to your everyday activities immediately, some patients may experience mild swelling and tenderness in the treated areas. On average, you can expect about a 20% reduction of fat in the treated areas.


If losing fat isn’t your issue, but maybe having back pain or just want to feel stronger and more tone in your abdomen, thighs, or glutes, then Cooltone may be the key to your non-invasive procedure desires!  Cooltone is the newest muscle stimulation device on the market used to tone the buttocks, legs and abdomen in 4 easy treatments.  The procedure stimulates thousands of muscle contraction in a 30-minute session, with maintenance treatments every month-three months.   To learn more, click on this link to the Cooltone page.


We’ve gotten a little glimpse of the warmer days ahead and the unwanted sweat it may bring to our underarms and shirts.  Miradry is the only FDA-cleared procedure that provides a lasting reduction of underarm sweat in a completely non-invasive way. An amazing sweat treatment that allow you to say goodbye to those ruined clothes, the odor, and those embarrassing moments.

You should expect results:

  • In as little as one treatment
  • To be immediate
  • To be permanent: sweat and odor glands are destroyed and do not regenerate.


These are just a few options to get you started on your journey to feeling great after all of the changes and adjustments we’ve had to make!  For more treatment options click HERE to see everything we have to offer.  Don’t forget, we offer complimentary cosmetic consults, and even virtual consults if you aren’t ready to leave the house, so if you don’t know what treatment is best for you, please don’t hesitate to let us guide you on your journey!