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Tests & Treatments

The following tests and treatments are some of the most common tests and treatments offered by specialists in this area. These specialists offer many other advanced tests and treatments for a wide range of medical problems. Please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) if you have questions about specific tests or treatments not listed here.

  • Botulinum toxin is available as four brands: Botox, Myobloc, Dysport and Xeomin. Each is produced from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. When eaten, the toxin causes a serious food poisoning called botulism. But when injected in very small amounts, it can be used safely to treat a number of medical and neurological conditions.
  • Brow Lift

    A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, reduces wrinkles in the forehead and between the eyes. It also corrects sagging skin in the forehead, eyebrows and upper eyelids.A brow lift can help restore a more youthful appearance.
  • Chemical Peel

    Chemical peel is a treatment to improve the appearance of the skin. During a chemical peel, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, causing it to blister and peel off. This process removes the superficial layers of the skin, leaving new, typically smoother and less wrinkled skin.
  • Dermal Fillers

    Dermal fillers involve the injection of natural or synthetic substances to improve the appearance of aging or damaged skin. They can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, plump lips and cheeks, improve the appearance of scars, and create contours in the jaw line and other parts of the face.
  • Hair Removal

    Hair removal is a treatment to remove unwanted hair. There are many methods for hair removal; one of the most common methods is laser hair removal. Some types of laser hair removal work better on certain skin tones than others, so check with a dermatologist about which method will be most effective.
  • Hair Restoration

    Hair restoration refers to any of several techniques to replace hairs on the scalp or face. Hair may be missing for a variety of reasons.
  • Light Therapy

    People undergoing light therapy sit near a device that mimics natural light. Light therapy is a treatment for people who suffer from circadian rhythm sleep disorders, which disrupt the body's internal clock. It can also be used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD), depression linked to the lack of light in winter. There are also specialized forms of light therapy to treat certain skin disorders, including psoriasis, vitiligo, scleroderma, acne, precancerous skin lesions and other conditions.
  • Liposuction

    Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure doctors use to remove unwanted fat from some areas of the body. Traditional liposuction is generally performed by a plastic surgeon. Tumescent liposuction allows doctors to remove fat from certain areas through tubes.
  • Microdermabrasion

    Microdermabrasion is a technique dermatologists use to “sand” the top layers of the skin, with the goal of making it smoother, brighter and healthier looking. Microdermabrasion can even out discoloration of the skin, control acne and soften fine lines and acne scars.
  • Sclerotherapy

    Sclerotherapy is a type of chemical injection most commonly used to remove varicose or spider veins. Doctors inject the chemical into the problem vein with the goal of collapsing it until it disappears.