Ask a Dermatologist – A Q&A with Dr. Samantha Schneider About Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, and More

Dr. Schneider is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon specializing in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, facial reconstruction associated with skin cancer removal, and Medical Dermatology. She treats patients at our Carson City location, and her expertise includes pediatric dermatology, pigmentary disorder treatments, and Cosmetic Dermatology. In this edition of Skin 101 we sat down to chat

Meet Dr. Zumwalt

“It’s a great day at work when…. you can provide a patient a 98-99% cure rate of their skin cancer and perform their reconstruction within a few hours.” We are excited to welcome Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist, Michael Zumwalt, MD. Dr. Zumwalt studied medicine and completed his Dermatology residency at Loma Linda University.

Meet Dr. Marie Leger

“I have lived in a lot of exciting places – New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Berkeley, Mexico City,” says Dr. Leger. “I’m super excited to be living in Reno now and to be near beauty and nature and family.” We are thrilled to introduce you to Marie Leger, MD, PhD, who began seeing patients

Meet Dr. Adam Wallach

“Treat people like you want to be treated.” – Dr. Adam Wallach We are pleased to welcome Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Adam Wallach to the Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute team. He cares for patients at our location in Truckee, California. His specialties include Medical and Surgical Dermatology for both adult and pediatric patients as well

Meet Dr. Samantha Schneider

Our newest team member literally wrote the book on Dermatology. Please join us in welcoming Samantha Schneider, M.D., Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist. She specializes in Mohs surgery, which is a technique that removes a skin cancer with the smallest possible margin. Dr. Schneider is also trained in facial reconstruction to repair the area

Marionette Lines – What are They and How Do I Treat Them?

marionette lines

Marionette lines are commonly called “laugh lines” or “smile lines” and are a natural sign of aging that appear downwards around the mouth and chin. They can make you look like you have a frown on your face. These lines form as facial volume minimizes with age and deeper creases form below the mouth. How

Tips for Comparing Cosmetic Dermal Fillers

dermal fillers

When it comes to injectables or cosmetic dermal fillers, there are several options and you may be wondering which one is best for you. We break down the differences here so you can learn a little bit more about them, including RADIESSE vs. JUVÉDERM, and other popular fillers. Learn more about each cosmetic injection here.

BOTOX® in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s – How to Use it Best at Any Age

botox in your 20s

BOTOX® Cosmetic has a growing number of patients using it at all ages. But how you can use it best may vary depending on your age. We share tips on what BOTOX can help you do throughout various decades: BOTOX in Your 20s Many people wait a little later to start BOTOX treatments, but usually,