Monday, March 13, 2017

Curious about CoolSculpting?~ Germain Dermatology

Been hearing about CoolSculpting for a while now? Curious if it could work for you?
Now is the time to find out! 
Join us at our FREE CoolSculpting event this Thursday, March 16th at 5:30PM. 

Live demo, free consultations, food & drink and a presentation (complete with Q&A) from Dr. Germain and our CoolSculpting Experts. 

Call 1-844-SC-CHILL to RSVP today! 
Just a few spots left.

Get your Sparkle Back- Magic Eyes Plus

Have you tried our Germain Rx Magic Eyes? 
This delicate formulation of Green Tea, Peptides and Retinol is specially formulated for the area around your eyes. Use this product morning and night under your eye and along your brow bone to tighten, brighten & refresh the sparkle in your eyes. 

Available online at
or in our office at 612 Seacoast Parkway, Mt. Pleasant. 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Skin Health with Dr. Germain ~ Options to Reverse Signs of Aging

"I'm 42, when I smile more lines appear. My lower cheeks have bumps or lines, I also want to get rid of acne scarring, and my my crows feet, as well as smile lines around mouth, and circles under eyes. Any and all advice welcomed." - RealSelf Q&A
Great questions! 42 is a perfect time to get serious about preventative cosmetic treatments. Being preventative now will save save you from seeing many other unfavorable changes in the future. 
Getting down to it, ​it sounds like your skin is losing some elasticity so that is why you see more lines and why your acne scars may be appearing worse. When you lose collagen and elasticity in your skin the creepiness of the skin can produce fine lines and any scarring that you have will appear worse.  
As we age, there are also bony changes and soft tissue changes that occur. The bony changes increase the appearance of dark circles and also cause more lines around the mouth due to the mandible (lower jaw) turning inward and the maxilla (upper jaw) getting smaller. The soft tissue changes result in atrophy of certain fat pads in the face which cause loss of fat in the upper face and actually enlargement, or hypertrophy, of some of the fat pads in the lower face. 
To help you with some of the issues that you are facing, I think that a volumizing filler to lift your face in the mid face area would help, plus a small amount of dermal filler to help with some of the finer lines more superficially. The fillers will definitely help your acne scarring look better especially with some subcision beforehand (which is a simple in office procedure known to help with acne scarring). 
Also, with the volumization and reflation of your face (not inflation but reflation) even your under eyes will improve. If your under eyes don't improve to your satisfaction a very small amount of filler can be added in that area to decrease the hollowness that can occur and also decrease the discoloration. I think I would also suggest some superficial laser treatments that can tighten your skin as well. My favorite lasers to accomplish this are a series radio frequency micro needling treatments and also non-ablative fractionated resurfacing laser treatments. 
Also always remember not to look at your self for long periods of time, especially in a magnifying mirror. Subtle slow improvements will always get you to your best outcome. 

Interested in any of the procedures or treatments mentioned by Dr. Germain here? Call our office and schedule a consultation with our expert staff. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


We are honored to be included in the 2017 Best of Charleston Ballot with The Charleston City Paper. We would LOVE to have your final vote for Dr. Germain as Best Dermatologist in Charleston.  

Voting is easy - Simply CLICK HERE and cast your vote! 

We thank you for all your votes and support! 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

You'll LOVE our February Specials~ Germain Dermatology

Have you heard? 
We are sharing the LOVE this month and offering 10% off Lasers and Peels!
Call 843-881-4440 to book your next appointment, now is the perfect time to freshen your glow before spring! 
Plus our Germain Rx UltraFirm Neck Cream is 20% off THIS MONTH ONLY! 
Stop in today to purchase or order online using code: POMFEB

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Lips, Lines & Lashes This Valentines at Germain Dermatology

Join us this Valentine's For our Lips, Lines & Lashes Event! 
We'll be sharing the love with Jane Iredale make-overs, skin consults, yummy treats and an amazing Valentines special! 

Purchase Germain Rx Magic Eyes, Latisse (5ml) and a
Jane Iredale Lip product of your choice for only $199!

This deal is available only at our office, during the event, so make sure to RSVP today! 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Busy Life? There's Still Time for Botox

We understand life gets busy and it's hard to take the time to treat yourself. 
In order to better accommodate our patients we have opened a few extra hours and Saturdays for Botox appointments. 

Openings will fill up fast, call to schedule today 843-881-4440.

Saturday 1/28 ~ 8:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 2/01 ~ 5:00-6:30pm
Saturday 2/11 ~ 8:00am-3:00pm
Wednesday 3/22 ~ 5:00-6:30pm
Wednesday 3/29 ~ 5:00-6:30pm