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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 offered in Menomonie

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

June 21, 2022
Aesthetician services offered in Onalaska

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

February 2, 2022

From The Blog

Are stretch marks normal for teens?

When rapid growth or weight gain occurs, especially during teenage years, it's common for stretch marks to appear. Learn how medical treatment can improve the look of stretch marks.

Kevin Boyd, M.D. By Kevin Boyd October 5, 2022

Sunburn treatment: What works?

You may feel the burn after spending too much time in the sun without sunscreen. There's no fast fix to soothe a sunburn, but you can follow these six tips to ease your discomfort.

Trent Anderson DO By Trent Anderson August 1, 2022

Don't turn your back on back acne

If you have back acne, it's hard to ignore when you're shirtless or try on that backless sundress. Here's what you need to know about back acne and how it's treated.

Amanda Logan CNP By Amanda Logan June 7, 2022

5 simple steps to help prevent skin cancer

Spring and summer are exciting seasons. With increased exposure to the sun, risk of skin damage increases, including development of skin cancer. The good news? Most skin cancers are preventable.

Elizabeth Demaree, D.O. By Elizabeth Demaree May 25, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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