Dermatology & Skin Surgery Specialist provides expert medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological care in a professional and comfortable environment. Located at 8415 North Pima Road, Suite 212, Scottsdale, AZ and online at http://www.skinspecialistsofaz.com. Dermatology & Skin Surgery Specialist serves Scottsdale and the greater Arizona region. The practice is lead by Dr. Anne Walter.
Dr. Anne Walter completed her undergraduate degree at Harvard College and proceeded to the University of Southern California to earn her doctorate in medicine. She then went to UCLA’s Cedar Sinai Medical Center to complete her internal medicine internship, and then migrated to Chicago to fulfill her dermatology residency at Northwestern University. Dr. Walter is a board certified dermatologist by the American Board of Dermatology, and is a fellow of both the American College of Mohs Surgery and American Academy of Dermatology. She is also a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She continues to learn and better herself in order to provide patients with the best results every time.
Dermatology & Skin Surgery Specialists offer a variety of medical, surgical, and cosmetic procedures. Medically they treat a multitude of dermatological problems including acne, rosacea, eczema, growths, psoriasis, pigmentation disorders, skin infections, rashes, and other skin diseases. Surgically they can perform Mohs surgery on skin cancer. Cosmetically, they offer botox, disport, xeomin, soft tissue augmentation, rejuvenation, and treat redness/vascular lesions.
Mohs surgery is used to treat skin cancers, and boasts the highest cure rate of all treatments for skin cancer. The process involves the cutting away of the cancer one layer at a time. Each layer is then examined microscopically in order to ensure all the cancer is removed. The examinations are important to making sure all of the roots are removed. These roots lie under the skin, thereby making the size of the cancer much greater. The process typically only takes three or fewer stages, however the size of the cancer’s roots cannot be estimated in advance.
The SmartXide DOT Fractionated Carbon Dioxide Laser helps remove facial imperfections from the skin. Fractional laser therapy treats wrinkles, scars, brown spots, and red spots. It employs unique technology that uses the laser to make microscopic holes in the skin. This process only affects 15-40% of the skins surface, which allows for little downtime and little recovery time. The process very effective and results in smoother, more evenly toned, youthful skin. These treatments are fully customizable by Dr. Walter to either provide superficial treatment or a deeper treatment depending upon the patient’s needs. Lastly, this procedure can sometime be effective in treating surgical burns or acne scaring.
The Zimmer Cryo Chillers assist with these various treatments by minimalizing pain and discomfort to the patient. The Cryo Chillers provide local relief through air-cooling during various procedures. Medically, it helps to prevent damage to the skin throughout laser procedure. Zimmer Cryo Chiller also brings a piece of mind to the patient even when undergoing the most advanced aesthetic treatments.