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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

Aesthetician services offered in Onalaska

A medical aesthetician works with dermatologists to provide skin care, noninvasive treatments and product knowledge.

February 2, 2022
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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Could your leg pain be varicose veins?

If you feel an achy, heavy or a burning sensation in your legs, you may have varicose veins. They're more than a cosmetic concern. Get information on the minimally invasive treatment options to ease pain.

Christopher Huiras MD By Christopher Huiras April 5, 2022
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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.

Melanie Dixon MD By Melanie Dixon April 4, 2022
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What to do about chest acne

Nearly everyone deals with acne, which can appear anywhere you have oil glands on your skin, including your chest. Learn how chest acne develops and what you can do to prevent or treat it.

Amanda Logan CNP By Amanda Logan March 1, 2022
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6 varicose vein myths debunked

You may think you know why varicose veins develop, who's most at risk or the best treatment. Here's the truth behind 6 common varicose vein myths.

Kendra Kamlitz MD By Kendra Kamlitz February 23, 2022
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Risks of using expired makeup

Do you know to tell if your makeup products are expired? Learn how often you should be replacing your favorites and the risks associated with using expired makeup.

Amanda Logan CNP By Amanda Logan December 6, 2021
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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.

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
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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
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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
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.

January 6, 2020