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Cosmetic Services

Cosmetic Services at Mayo Clinic Health System specializes in complete skin rejuvenation and as other nonsurgical cosmetic treatments.

In The News

Dermatology appointments now offered in Barron, Rice Lake

Patients of all ages can make appointments for comprehensive care and treatment for skin conditions.

August 2, 2021

From The Blog

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Seeing spots? Treating hyperpigmentation

Spots are cute on Dalmatians but could cause alarm if you see them on your skin. Learn about a condition called hyperpigmentation that causes them and what you can do say goodbye to your spots.

Jennifer Kaus, D.N.P. By Jennifer Kaus July 19, 2021
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What are 'natural' personal care products?

Many personal care products claim to be natural, organic, free of synthetics and hypoallergenic. Learn what these mean to better understand what's really in the products.

Mary Duh PAC By Mary Duh (Dew) June 15, 2021
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Be sun savvy, protect yourself from skin cancer

UV rays from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15 minutes. The key is to be sun savvy and know how to keep your skin healthy. Let’s explore a few tactics to help protect your skin.

Rebecca Danhof MD By Rebecca Danhof May 20, 2021
Teenage girl doing face care

13 tips for managing teen acne

While acne is common among teens, it can be embarrassing and sometimes difficult to treat. You and your teen can help manage or eliminate acne by following these 13 expert tips.

Manjunatha, M.D. By Manjunatha January 20, 2021
Varicose veins on back of legs

6 varicose vein myths debunked

Many people think they know why varicose veins develop, who is most at risk or the best way to treat them. Here's the truth behind 6 common varicose vein myths.

Kendra Kamlitz MD By Kendra Kamlitz September 1, 2020
Glowing skin and smiling woman

Taking care of your skin while wearing a face mask

Prolonged mask wearing can cause discomfort or irritate of the skin on your face and ears. Here are some tips to keep your skin healthy.

Emily Fiberger, D.O. By Emily Fibeger August 17, 2020
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5 simple steps to help prevent skin cancer

Spring and summer are exciting seasons, but your skin’s exposure to the sun increases. You have a greater risk of skin damage, including development of skin cancer. The good news? Most skin cancers are preventable.

July 3, 2020
woman with bare upper back

The ABCDEs of moles

Learning your ABCs the first time helped you read. Now, they could save your life by alerting you to changes in moles that could signal melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer.

June 25, 2020
Chest Acne

The facts about chest acne

Nearly everyone deals with acne that can appear anywhere you have oil glands on your skin, including back, face, stomach or chest. Learn about some factors that can lead to the development of chest acne and what you can do to prevent or treat it.

Sultan Mirza MD By Sultan Mirza January 6, 2020
Woman

Is Botox the fix for all facial wrinkles?

Botox is a great treatment for some, not all, facial wrinkles. Learn about other treatment options that can help restore a more youthful appearance.

Yvonne Pierpont, M.D. By Yvonne Pierpont July 16, 2019
Middle age woman hands on face

Skin needling procedure uses body’s natural healing process

If you have wrinkles or acne scars, a skin needling may be the solution for you. As microinjuries from needling heal, the body produces capillaries, collagen and elastin that reduce fine lines, wrinkles and acne scars.

Patrice Hicks MD By Patrice Hicks June 3, 2019
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Soften, smooth skin with new skin renewal procedure

When it comes to skincare, you have lots of options, including peels, Botox and laser resurfacing. It can be challenging to determine which can target your skin’s needs. But there is a new hydrating skin renewal procedure that's a good option for nearly anyone.

May 29, 2019