Laser Spotlight Series – CLEAR + BRILLIANT®

By Jaclyn Ballard, Cosmetics Manager and Aesthetician Continuing with our spotlight series, we are featuring the Solta Medical Clear + Brilliant® laser this month. If you are looking for a quick, gentle, no-downtime treatment that will leave your skin looking radiant and refreshed, this treatment is a great pick. What does Clear + Brilliant treat?

Hyaluronic Acid & Salicylic Acid – What are they Good For?

It seems a bit out there to include the words acid and skin care in the same sentence, but certain types of acids are very beneficial for your skin. The types of acids that you will see in skin care products include alpha-hydroxy-acids (AHAs) and beta-hydroxy-acids (BHAs). Both of these are exfoliants, but the difference

The Wonders of Skin Resurfacing and the Fraxel® DUAL Laser

By Nichole Munk, License Aesthetician In our quest for better, smoother, more radiant skin, laser skin resurfacing has been gaining popularity over the years, especially for its results. There are different options for skin resurfacing treatments that you can look into, as well as different types of lasers that are used. I know, once you

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. 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