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Cosmetic Services

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

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Skin needling procedure available in Eau Claire

The procedure uses the body's natural healing process to reduce wrinkles and acne scars.

July 30, 2019

From The Blog

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

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

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

Get a leg up on summer with relief for varicose veins

Spring is just around the corner, and with the warmer weather comes the desire to wear shorts and show off your legs. Every year at this time, we see an increase in visits for people who are finally fed up with their painful and unsightly varicose veins.

Gregory Snyder MD By Gregory Snyder March 28, 2019
Andrew Chow MD By Andrew Chow March 28, 2019

Are stretch marks normal for teens?

Teens face many struggles navigating through growing up. Some can be difficult to accept, especially when it comes to body changes and image. Stretch marks are common, but can be treated.

March 25, 2019

Treating your child’s eczema can help the whole family

Eczema can make children uncomfortable, irritable and sleep deprived, which often leads to behavioral issues. Learn how treating your child's eczema can help the whole family.

Sheila Galbraith, M.D. By Sheila Galbraith March 20, 2019

Can laser resurfacing erase acne scars and blemishes?

As we age, our skin changes to a more tired, worn look. Brighter, smoother skin can help you feel more beautiful at any age. Laser skin resurfacing can renew your skin’s appearance and texture with minimal downtime.

February 22, 2019

5 tips to help your teen manage acne

Teenagers with acne may develop low self-esteem and mental health issues. Follow these five tips to help your teenager manage acne.

Manjunatha, M.D. By Manjunatha February 1, 2019

12 tips for managing teen acne

Acne is a common condition faced by many teenagers, and can cause embarrassment and distress. Helping your teen with these 12 tips for acne management can make this time less stressful and decrease the long-term effects of acne.

Manjunatha, M.D. By Manjunatha January 4, 2019

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.

September 21, 2018

Vein pain no walk in the park

Cindy Stone loved to be active — whether it was going for a walk, working in her garden or spending time with her grandchildren. But a dull ache in her right leg due to vein pain was starting to cramp her style.

August 23, 2018

Is there a simple treatment for varicose veins?

Varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic issue. Learn about minimally invasive treatment options that can ease pain and discomfort while improving the look of your legs.

Tim Berkseth, M.D. By Timothy Berkseth June 15, 2018