What is the advantage of laser hair removal?

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Unwanted hair on the body can be costly and time-consuming to keep under control. Many patients find tweezing, waxing, and shaving to take much too much time. Instead, men and women often find laser hair removal to be a wonderful alternative.

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is an advanced method of eliminating unwanted hair on areas such as the:

  • Underarms
  • Chest
  • Back
  • Legs
  • Bikini area
  • Face

Dr. Mary Lupo is a Board-certified dermatologist who can work with patients to decide if they can benefit from laser hair removal. This treatment is available to patients of all hair colors and skin colors, unlike in the past when certain patients were deemed better candidates. The process of laser therapy takes time for full hair removal. One appointment will reduce the amount of hair in the area, while several can result in full treatment.

How many appointments will I need?

The number of treatment sessions for patients will vary, dependent on their hair’s response to treatment and the thickness of the hair. Thicker hair will require more treatments. Treatments are spaced out over several weeks to ensure the laser treats the hair in the active growth phase. Other hair that is not in this phase will not be affected. By treating every few weeks, our doctor can target all the hair in the cycle of growth. Patients seeking reduction of hair may just need one or two treatments.

Learn more today

Laser hair removal can be a life-changing treatment for many of the patients who visit Dr. Mary Lupo. Our Board-certified dermatologist can assist patients in determining if this service is right for them. Contact the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology today at to make an appointment. We are located at 145 Robert E. Lee Boulevard, Suite #302.

What types of skin cancer may be detected?

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At the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology, patients have access to a variety of medical and cosmetic skin care solutions. Concerns such as skin cancer are also treated by our team of professionals. There are several types of skin cancer, so educating one’s self about these types can help you understand the results of a biopsy by Dr. Mary Lupo.

Skin cancer types

There are several types of skin cancer that are diagnosed with a biopsy at our practice. Dr. Mary Lupo, our Board-certified dermatologist, will educate patients on the results of their biopsy and what treatment is best for their specific diagnosis. Below are the most common types:

  • Basal cell carcinoma cancer – basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the basal cells. It is typically seen as a lump or brown patch on areas that have received extensive sun exposure, specifically the neck and face.
  • Squamous cell carcinoma cancer – this cancer develops quickly on the outermost layer of skin. It is one of the varieties of cancer typically seen in her practice and the most treatable. It is often a result of overexposure to sunlight and appears as a patch, ulcer, or lump on the skin.
  • Melanoma skin cancer – melanoma is the deadliest variety of skin cancer. It is typically diagnosed around moles that have changed or grown over time. This is because it attaches to the pigment-producing cells.

Therapies

Treatment options for skin cancer include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation
  • Surgery (excision or Mohs micrographic)
  • Medications

Call Dr. Mary Lupo today!

Skin cancer can be a scary diagnosis, but not if you receive prompt treatment by a Board-certified dermatologist such as Dr. Mary Lupo. Contact us by calling (504) 777-3047 or visit personally to make your appointment at 145 Robert E. Lee Boulevard #302.

Win a FREE Trip While Learning How to Prevent Skin Cancer

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EltaMD Skin Care is committed to preventing skin cancer and early skin aging.  During Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, EltaMD is excited to educate our patients about skin cancer prevention, while giving away some fabulous prizes.

To encourage you to live a sun-safe lifestyle, EltaMD is sponsoring the EltaMD Sun-Safe Sweepstakes. Throughout May, Lupo Center patients can enter online for a chance to win an EltaMD Sun Care gift kit (one for every day in May) and a $1,000 gift card for a sun-safe vacation. After each entry, EltaMD will provide sun-safe tips to keep you and your family protected all year long.

Enter at eltamd.com/sweeps.

You can purchase the following EltaMD Skin Care products in our office or online store:

Front Desk Associate Job Opening at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology

Our fast paced dermatology practice is seeking an enthusiastic, well-organized individual experienced in customer service who enjoys working in a team setting to work the front check out desk. Ideal candidate must have excellent phone and customer service skills, be detail and multi-task oriented, possess strong organizational and follow up skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills a must. Responsibilities include answering multiple phone lines, scheduling appointments, collecting payments, having a working knowledge of the products and services offered as well as understand the clinical and financial functions of the practice. Two years minimum experience in a medical/aesthetic or customer service setting required. Excellent salary and benefit package. Please send resume with references to resume@drmaylupo.com. No phone calls, please.

Employee of the Month Selects Product of the Month

10% off ISDIN Sunscreen

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Abby is our patient services coordinator, and she has been selected as the Employee of the Month! She has been rewarded with a skin care product of her choice, which is our May Product of the Month: ISDIN Sunscreen.

“I always use sun protection,” Abby says, “but this is a great sunscreen because it has added benefits to help protect against skin cancer.”

The broad spectrum sunscreen has DNA repair and antioxidants to prevent visible signs of skin damage while promoting healthy skin.

When you purchase ISDIN Sunscreen, you can receive 10% off of this product through May 31, 2017. For in-office purchases, please mention this promo at checkout. For online purchases, please use the promo code “POM10“.

New Orleans dermatologist offers chemical peels for effective treatment of skin concerns

Dr. Mary Lupo Offers Chemical Peels Treatment
Patients with a variety of skin conditions in New Orleans often work with a dermatologist to find the best way to treat them. In many cases, patients may find that chemical peels are their best option. Chemical peels are facial treatments that are performed by our team of skilled profess, at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology.

Chemical peel process

Chemical peels are performed in the practice by our dedicated team. Dr. Mary Lupo starts with a consultation appointment to discuss with patients the concerns they have about their skin. She may recommend a chemical peel or alternative options, depending on their specific needs. If patients decide to move forward with a chemical peel, the skin is cleansed and a special combination of ingredients are applied to the face. They are left on for a specific period, either several seconds or several minutes. This greatly depends on the type of chemical peel and the strength. Then the peel is cleansed from the face and patients are released with post-care instructions.

What is the purpose of a chemical peel?

The purpose of chemical peels is to remove the dead upper skin cells and stimulate the formation of new skin cells. This can address a variety of issues for our patients including:

  • Acne
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Poor texture and tone

Patients with several issues can treat many of them with a chemical peel.

Request an appointment to learn more

If you reside in the New Orleans area and are considering using chemical peels to achieve beautiful, younger looking skin, visit Dr. Mary Lupo. She is a Board-certified dermatologist who can assist individuals in determining the best options for their unique needs. Call (504) 777-3047 to schedule a visit. We are located at 145 Robert E Lee Boulevard, #320.

New Orleans area dermatologist proudly offers Juvéderm injections for antiaging

Dr. Mary Lupo Offers Chemical Peels Treatment
Turning back the hands of time is a common request by patients who visit Dr. Mary Lupo and her team at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology in New Orleans. While plastic surgery is an option, it is typically not the only one – especially when patients are in the earlier stages of aging. Anti-aging treatments are available to patients ready to make a difference in their appearance. A common suggestion for fine lines and wrinkles is dermal fillers such as Juvéderm.

Juvéderm described

Juvéderm is one of several dermal fillers available at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology. Dermal fillers are typically formulated with hyaluronic acid, which is a protein that attracts water. This results in volume that can “fill” fine lines and wrinkles in the face. When a Board-certified dermatologist administers Juvéderm or other dermal fillers with hyaluronic acid, patients will notice smoother, more youthful-looking skin immediately following their treatment.

What are the benefits of Juvéderm?

Juvéderm has been used for many years by men and women, and has many advantages:

  • Juvéderm provides a less invasive way of treating fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Juvéderm can be used on the face as well as the hands.
  • Juvéderm is affordable and reliable.
  • Juvéderm can be combined with other cosmetic injectables for amazing results!

Learn more about Juvéderm and other dermal fillers options

The staff of the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology is proud to provide Juvéderm along with many other dermal fillers and cosmetic injectables. Patients in the New Orleans area are welcome to book an appointment with our Board-certified dermatologist to discuss the possibilities of improving the appearance of youthful skin. Contact us today by calling (504) 777-3047 or speaking to our front office team in our office at 145 Robert E Lee Boulevard, #320.