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WELCOME NEW PHYSICIAN ASSITANT AMANDA FALVEY!

Amanda FalveyAmanda Falvey will be joining New England Dermatology & Laser Center, January of 2015. She will be practicing in our Springfield & Westield offices. Amanda Falvey will focus on general dermatology.





WELCOME NEW PHYSICIAN DR. MICHAEL D. HORWICH!

Dr. Michael D. HorwichDr. Michael D. Horwich will be joining New England Dermatology & Laser Center August 1st! He is a Board Certified Dermatologist who holds a Ph. D. in Molecular Genetics. Dr. Horwich will provide medical, surgical and general dermatology in our Springfield, Holyoke, Westfield and Northampton offices.





EDITORIAL REGARDING SUNSCREEN:

Our Board Certified Dermatologist's response to an article that was published in the Springfield Republican Newspaper on June 1,2014 regarding the use of sunscreen.

We are dismayed to read the article, "Scorching Truth:Sunscreen May Give You Cancer" by Marilyn Preston/Energy Express in the June 1,2014 Springfield Republican, Living Section,G2.

Nothing could be further from the "truth" and we would argue that the article is misleading and a disservice to your readership. There is absolutley no evidence that the use of sunscreen causes skin cancer of any kind in humans. Furthermore; there is no evidence that Oxybenzone or Retinyl Palmitate, as ingredients in some sunscreens, are toxic to humans as alleged. The official position of the American Academy of Dermatology is that "Scientific evidence supports the benefits of sunscreen usage to minimize short and long term damage to the skin from UV radiation and outweighs any unproven claims of toxicity or human health hazard".

Review our Sun Safety Patient Information Sheet for additional suggestions on how to minimize sun damage.


WELCOME NEW PHYSICIAN DR. MICHAEL P. LOOSEMORE!

Dr. Michael P. LoosemoreDr. Michael P. Loosemore will join New England Dermatology & Laser Center on July 1st!
Dr. Loosemore is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Loosemore will be joining Dr. Aimee L. Leonard, in our Mohs Surgical suite.





REVISION® INTELLISHADE® WINS CHOICE AWARD

Great news! One of the many products available at New England Dermatology & Laser Center Revision®Skincare~Intellishade® wins a choice award for being one of the "best sunscreen sold at a doctor's office." Take a peek at their site for the initial review. Also visit our page Renew Esthetic & Skincare for more details of our offered products & treatments.
 Choice award 2014


SKIN PROTECTION IN THE SNOW, COLD AND WIND

Do you really need sunscreen in the winter months? Fast forward 20.20 minutes to see Laurie Circosta, Lead Esthetician, answer this and other winter skin concerns in this inFocus interview about Managing Your Health.




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LOOKING FOR SOFT SKIN?

Not sure how to treat your dry skin on your child or yourself? Dermatologists provide tips to parents all year round that will help fight dry skin. Visit American Academy of Dermatology site for more tips that can keep your family's skin feeling soft all season.


IS THERE A NAIL BITER IN YOUR FAMILY?

How do you answer to a child that asks,"What will happen to my nails when I bite and swallow them"? Visit American Academy of Dermatology site for resources;why your child should not make this a habit.There are many other facts for the caring of your child's and your family's nails.


INTRODUCING SKIN MEDICA®, OUR NEW CHEMICAL PEEL!

Vitalize® & Rejuvenize Peels™ will provide a healthier and younger-looking skin. Visit our page Renew Esthetics &Skincare or call Renew today (413) 686-9631 for more information.


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RENEW WELCOMES ANNALIN HOLLAND &TRICIA BROWN LICENSED ESTHETICIANS

Annalin Holland Licensed Esthetician New England Dermatology & Laser Center is pleased to welcome Annalin Holland, Licensed Esthetician, to Renew. Annalin will provide facials, chemical peels, makeup consultations and hair laser treatments in our Northampton office. Call Renew today at (413) 686-9631 to book your appointment with Annalin!!



Tricia Brown Licensed Esthetician New England Dermatology & Laser Center is pleased to welcome Tricia Brown, Licensed Esthetician, to Renew. Tricia will provide facials, chemical peels, makeup consultations and hair laser treatments in our Springfield office. Call Renew today at (413) 686-9631 to book your appointment with Tricia.




RENEW WELCOMES KERRY RUBIO, LICENSED ESTHETICIAN

Kerry Rubio, Licensed Esthetician New England Dermatology & Laser Center is pleased to welcome Kerry Rubio, Licensed Esthetician, to Renew. Kerry will provide facials, chemical peels, makeup consultations and hair laser treatments in our Springfield office. Call Renew today at (413) 686-9631 to book your appointment with Kerry!!



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NEW INSURANCE PROVIDERS

As providers to many managed care plans, we have recently become NEW providers of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC). All of our Physicians and Physician Assistants are now contracted with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. This insurance plan does not require a referral from your primary care physician for dermatological care. Call (413) 733-9600 for an appointment today!


NORTHAMPTON OFFICE OPENS

We are pleased to announce our NEW Northampton office at 8 Atwood Drive is now open.This location will offer dermatology & esthetics services. Call today for an appointment. (413) 586-5798.




WELCOME NEW PHYSICIAN DR. SHEILA M. GREENLAW!

Dr. Sheila M. GreenlawDr. Sheila M. Greenlaw joined New England Dermatology & Laser Center on August 1, 2013. Dr. Greenlaw will provide general and medical dermatology in our Springfield and Northampton offices.





WELCOME NEW PHYSICIAN DR. BRUCE M. GOLDSTEIN!

Dr. Bruce M. GoldsteinDr. Bruce M. Goldstein will be joining New England Dermatology & Laser Center on April 30, 2013. Dr. Goldstein graduated from the University of Wisconsin and received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1971. Dr. Goldstein has been providing medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatological services for men, women and children in the Pioneer Valley for 30 years. He comes to New England Dermatology & Laser Center from Northampton Dermatology Associates, located in Florence, MA. Dr. Goldstein will continue his patient care focus on general dermatology with New England Dermatology & Laser Center. Treatments include those for diseases of the skin, skin cancer, moles, warts, cysts and psoriasis, aging skin, fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, spider veins of the face and legs, birthmarks, acne, chickenpox and surgical scars, and tattoo removal.

Dr. Goldstein will continue to practice in his current Florence office at 190 Nonotuck Street, until the opening of our new Northampton office on June 10, 2013 at 8 Atwood Drive, Northampton, MA.


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GIFT CERTIFICATES

Don't forget your Renew holiday gift certificates! Fabulous for facials, chemical peels, hair laser treatments, skin care products and makeup. They can also be used toward cosmetic dermatology procedures. Give your wish list to your loved one or come and buy yourself a special treat to help you look and feel better in the new year! Renew gift certificates may be purchased in our Springfield or Longmeadow offices.


DERMAL FILLER, BELOTERO BALANCE®

New England Dermatology & Laser Center is now offering Belotero Balance®, a new hyaluronic acid filler which is used to treat fine lines, especially of the upper lip and around the eyes. Belotero® is a soft gel that offers instant, natural looking results that last up to six months or more. Find out more information on Belotero Balance® and ask your local cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. Stanley Glazer, Dr. Aimee Leonard or Dr. Kristina Collins, if this is appropriate for you (413) 686-9620.


CANDELA ALEX TRIVANTAGE™ LASER TREATMENT FOR TATTOOS & BROWN SPOTS

New England Dermatology & Laser Center is pleased to offer new laser treatments with the Candela AlexTriVantage™ laser. This laser is used to treat a broader range of tattoo colors and brown spots in all skin types. Check out the AlexTriVantage™ laser as featured on The View Erasing Tattoos and call today for your consultation appointment in Western Mass at (413) 686-9620.


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COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY DIRECT PHONE NUMBER

For your convenience, New England Dermatology & Laser Center has established a new phone number for our cosmetic dermatology patients (413) 686-9620. This number will connect you with Amanda, Linda or Wendy, the cosmetic coordinators for Dr. Stanley Glazer, Dr. Aimee Leonard and Dr. Kristina Collins. They will be pleased to take your call, answer basic procedural questions and make your appointment for your specialized cosmetic care.


RENEW WELCOMES JENNY LUPPI , LICENSED ESTHETICIAN

Jenny LuppiNew England Dermatology & Laser Center is pleased to welcome Jenny Luppi, Licensed Esthetician, to Renew and Renew Longmeadow. Jenny will provide facials, chemical peels and makeup consultations in our Springfield and Longmeadow offices and hair laser treatments in our Springfield office. Call Renew today at (413) 686-9631 to book your appointment with Jenny!



WELCOME NEW PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT!

New England Dermatology & Laser Center is pleased to announce the addition of the following new providers to our practice. We welcome:

REWARD YOURSELF WITH BRILLIANT DISTINCTIONS

Join the Brilliant Distinctions Rewards Program for Botox Cosmetic, Latisse and Juviderm XC. ~ Today's treatment can help you save on future treatments.


SUNDAY AFTERNOONS SUN PROTECTIVE HATS ARE IN!

sunday afternoonsCheck out the latest styles for daily wear, golf, tennis, boating, gardening, beach, or resort in our Springfield, Longmeadow and Westfield offices. They're the perfect blend of the latest technology and fashion-forward style for men, women and children. UPF Ultraviolet Protection Factor ratings of 40-50%.










XTRAC EXCIMER LASER FOR PSORIASIS OR VITILIGO

    For Psoriasis
  • Treatments are fast, easy and performed in New England Dermatology & Laser Center's Springfield office.
  • The physician or a trained health care professional will determine your optimal starting dose, then will hold the XTRAC hand piece over the affected area(s) and expose the lesions to the laser light.
  • Depending on the size of the affected area, this takes only a few minutes and requires no anesthesia.
  • Individuals with mild to moderate psoriasis that are unhappy with their current method of treatment or who have failed previous treatment options should consider the XTRAC Excimer Laser treatment. This includes individuals who have tried topical treatments, oral medications, injections and traditional phototherapy and have areas not responding to those treatments.
  • The XTRAC Excimer Laser is perfect for active people who want fast, convenient treatment.

    For Vitiligo
  • If you suffer from vitiligo you are not alone. An estimated 1 to 2 million Americans have vitiligo with about half having noted some pigment loss before the age of 20. Although there is no cure, vitiligo can be treated.
  • Treatments are fast, easy and performed in New England Dermatology & Laser Center's Springfield office.
  • Treatment results will vary from person to person. Clinical studies have shown that repigmentation will generally begin within 6 to 12 treatments and successful repigmentation can be often obtained in 30 treatments or less.



    Find out more about the XTRAC Excimer Laser and ask your New England Dermatology & Laser Center physician or physician assistant if the XTRAC Excimer Laser treatment is right for you (413) 733-9600.

    NEW TREATMENTS FOR...


    BLU-U PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY (PDT)

    In our new Longmeadow office at 167 Dwight Road, we are now able to offer Blu-U and Photodynamic Therapy for acne, actinic keratoses and photorejuvenation, in addition to our complete line of Renew esthetic services.


    ASCLERA INJECTIONS FOR UNWANTED SPIDER LEG VEINS

    In addition to our usual and time honored saline and glycerine Sclerotherapy for leg veins, we now offer Asclera solution, a recently FDA approved sclerosant. This agent is one of the most commonly used agents worldwide and may be less painful and more effective for some patients desiring Sclerotherapy and wanting to try a new product.


    LUMENIS ULTRAPULSE CO2 FRAXEL LASER

    The newest and most up-to-date laser device for treating facial, neck, chest and hand discoloration, facial lines and wrinkles around the eyes, mouth and face, and acne, traumatic and surgical scars.


    PATHOLOGY SERVICES EXPANDED

    New England Dermatology Pathology Services recently began accepting dermatopathology specimens from outside physicians.


    NOW OFFERING IPL, THE LATEST IN SKIN REJUVENATION





    LONGMEADOW OFFICE RELOCATED

    Effective September 2011, we have relocated our Longmeadow Office from 175 Dwight Road, to 167 Dwight Road, Suite 101. Our new expanded office is in the same building complex, but we are now located in the first building on the first floor. We are now able to offer Blu-U/Levulan treatment for acne, actinic keratoses, and photoaged skin in addition to our signature Renew esthetic services. All of the telephone numbers remain the same.

    RENEW LONGMEADOW OPENS

    renew longmeadow logo.jpgWith the opening of our new Longmeadow office, we are pleased to now offer facials, light chemical peels, cosmetics, waxing, corrective makeup and skin care from our licensed estheticians at Renew Longmeadow. For appointments, please call Renew at (413) 686-9631.



    NEW LASER SUITE AND LASERS

    Our newly remodeled and redesigned LASER SUITE houses our clinically proven lasers for hair removal, blood vessels, brown spots, and tattoos. PLUS, we've added three new state-of-the-art lasers:
    • M22/IPL for photorejuvenation of the face, neck, chest, and hands.
    • CO2 Ultrapulse for acne scars, surgical scars, facial lines, wrinkles, and skin tightening.
    • V-beam Perfecta for bruise-free treatment of facial blood vessels, birthmarks, and spider leg veins.
    To schedule a consultation please call (413) 733-9600.

    NEW LASER SERVICES

    Co2 fraxel ultrapulse lumenis laser system is the gold-standard state-of-the-art re-surfacing laser for reducing fine lines around the mouth and eyes, wrinkles of the face, acne, surgical and burn scars, and sun-damaged textural and color changes.

    Intense pulse light [IPL]/m22 lumenis system is a broadband light source used to treat facial redness, rosacea, brown spots and sun-damaged skin of the face, neck, chest, back, arms and hands.

    V-beam Perfecta for bruise-free treatment of facial blood vessels, birthmarks and spider leg veins.

    New sclerotherapy option

    Asclera, a newly FDA approved sclerosing injectable solution to reduce and eliminate spider and small veins of the legs. This product has been available worldwide for many years and is as safe and effective as currently used agents such as saline, glycerine, and sotradechol. Its primary advantage is that it is relatively painless compared to the other agents and is reported to have a safer side effect profile.

    WESTFIELD OFFICE RELOCATED

    Effective, February, 2010, we have relocated our Westfield Office from 70 Court Street to 57 Union Street. It is a brand new and expanded office in a new office building with easy access, handicapped accessibility, plenty of parking and all of the amenities of a new building. We have also relocated our billing office from our main office in Springfield to this location. All of the telephone numbers remain the same.

    RENEW SERVICES

    To our "Renew" esthetics practice we have added:

    • Microdermabrasion with up-to-date and state-of-the-art equipment to compliment light chemical peels in the treatment of facial discoloration, photoaging and acne.
    • Jessner's very light/light chemical peels to compliment our Glycolic, Lactic and Salicyclic acid peels for facial discoloration, photoaging and acne.

    LATISSE FOR EYELASH ENHANCEMENT

    Allergan, one of the most trusted names in prescription eye-care products and also the makers of Botox for wrinkle reduction and Juvéderm filler, have released Latisse, a topical product to enhance eyelash length, thickness, and darkening. Most patients see a response by 12 weeks with a maximum response reached at 16 weeks. The degree of eyelash lengthening, thickening, and darkening may vary from patient to patient. Upon discontinuation of the product, the eyelashes revert to their pretreatment state over a period of months. Renew LATISSE CONSULTATION.

    RED FLAG ANTI-IDENTITY THEFT PROGRAM COMPLIANCE

    The Fair & Accurate Credit Transactions Act was established to protect you from having your medical identity stolen. For your protection, beginning June 1, 2009, New England Dermatology & Laser Center will now require every patient to present two forms of identification. We appreciate your understanding.

    BLU-U/LEVULAN PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY

    New England Dermatology & Laser Center is proud to be the first office in Western Massachusetts to offer the newest technology for the treatment of acne, precancerous skin lesions known as Actinic Keratoses and photoaged skin. Please ask us about this new exciting therapeutic option.
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