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At the Cosmetic and Laser Center, we aim to help you look your best. Whether you are looking for a complete makeover or focused refinement, confidential consultation visits are available with one of
our highly skilled and trained physicians to help you achieve your personal goals. This site has been designed to explain and demonstrate some of the procedures that we offer. We hope that you will find this guide helpful in planning your cosmetic program. Please don't hesitate to schedule a personalized consultation visit to start looking your best today. Learn more
The Dermatology Surgery Unit focuses on surgical treatment of skin cancers. Our Unit is located in one of the major teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School. Our physicians and supporting personnel are highly trained and focused on providing you with the highest quality care possible. We are fortunate to be able to leverage the considerable resources of our academic medical center in the treatment of your surgical needs. Your care is our first priority.Learn more
The Phototherapy Unit offers ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B treatment for skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and vitiligo. We offer the most up-to-date technology at our facility, including narrow-band UVB.
The Pigmented Lesion Clinic is a screening clinic based in the department of dermatology that works in conjunction with the Melanoma/Skin Cancer (Cutaneous Oncology) Program. The clinic provides initial evaluation and follow-up for patients who are at high risk for melanoma, particularly individuals with a large number of atypical moles.Total body photography and/or regional photos of dysplastic moles are taken and used at each visit to identify and track atypical lesions over time. Approaches that utilize photographs of clinically concerning lesions only and/or overview photographs of selected body parts are commonly employed for patients with fewer lesions or more anatomically-restricted atypical melanocytic moles.