We are excited to announce that Dermatologic Surgery of Albany, PLLC (“DSA”) and the former Albany Dermatology have joined practices and now have become SKIN Specialists of the Capital Region. We believe the integration of the two practices will create a large practice team of experienced physicians, providers and support staff who can provide an even wider array of services, depth of knowledge and care to our patients. The combined practice will continue to maintain offices at 264 Washington Avenue Ext., Suite 201, Albany, NY (formerly Dermatologic Surgery of Albany) and 2 Executive Park Drive, 2nd Floor, Albany, NY (formerly Albany Dermatology)
Previously, Dermatologic Surgery of Albany, PLLC located in Albany, NY, this is one of the only accredited office based Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery Centers in the state of New York. AAAHC accredited organizations committed to providing high-quality care and service, based on nationally recognized healthcare criteria. This office-based accreditation means safer procedures, better care, and lower overall medical costs. Less that 1% of office-based Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery Centers have achieved AAAHC accreditation nationwide.
Previously, Albany Dermatology which served the Capital District since 1976. Dr. Robert G. Shoss and his team of caring professionals area still committed to providing the highest quality comprehensive medical and surgical dermatological care, skin cancer screening and treatment, as well as esthetic medicine and services. For more than 45 years, Albany Dermatology has touched the lives of nearly 50,000 people.
SKIN Specialists provide pediatric, adolescent and adult skin care, including evaluation and treatment of all types of conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. We treat
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In addition, Photo Mole Mapping is offered as a monitoring aid for patients with many moles and/or a family/personal history of skin cancer.
At SKIN Specialists, we understand that skin conditions can have an emotional as well as physical effect on your life. A growth, rash, or a problem with your hair and nails can be disconcerting. Some conditions are harmless though nevertheless annoying, while others can be warning signs of a more serious medical condition. We will develop a specialized treatment plan that encompass a full range of the latest therapies as well as recommendations for prevention and wellness, all tailored for the individual patient. We will also treat your condition with great care, consideration and support. We also know about the skin disorders common to athletes of all ages and are familiar with the specific activities that place athletes at risk. We will work to both diagnose the skin condition and educate athletes regarding treatment and prevention.
SKIN Specialists provide a wide range of cosmetic procedures to enhance the appearance of your skin. These procedures include dermal injectables such as Sculptra, Radiesse, Restylane Lyft, Voluma XC, Juvederm, and Restylane, which can add volume to your skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Injectable neurotoxins like Botox and Dysport are often used alongside these volumizers and dermal fillers to relax facial muscles and reduce dynamic wrinkles.
Kybella is another option that can help reduce fat under the chin. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is also available for treating facial redness caused by rosacea, sun-damaged skin, and early signs of aging such as brown spots, uneven pigmentation, and changes in skin tone and texture. ResurFx is offered to provide specialized treatment of acne scars and improved skin resurfacing.
Lasers can be used for tattoo and hair removal, and leg vein therapy which uses sclerotherapy, combined with laser services and IPL to achieve optimal treatment outcomes. SKIN Specialists strive to offer a wide range of cosmetic services to help you achieve the appearance you desire.
We will work with you to customize a rejuvenation plan that meets your personal skin care goals and complements your lifestyle. You will find your skin looking healthier and more vibrant in less time that you can imagine!
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As a complement to its cosmetic services, SKIN Specialists offers esthetic services to improve the external appearance of the skin. A VISIA Complexion Analysis assesses skin health and recommends rejuvenation and care options, including chemical peels and facials as well as microdermabrasion treatment. All treatments utilize medical-grade products and receive professional oversight. We carry several high-quality skin care products from Avene, Elta MD, Glytone, and Revision Skincare for your home use to help maintain maximum rejuvenation benefits.