Clarus Blog

November 18, 2021
RE-EXCISION LEFT DISTAL ARM
November 9, 2021
Filler and Botox

Filler and Botox go together like peanut butter and chocolate and are staples in cosmetic dermatology. Both serve as a minimally invasive way to leave you looking refreshed. When used...

October 12, 2021
Facing Our Fears

With Halloween approaching quickly we may find ourselves thinking more about things that scare us each fall when the moon is full in the dark night sky. Over time, we...

September 29, 2021
My Fall Skincare Tips!

I spent many years dealing with very dry skin on my face during fall and into the fall months. In the last 3 years I have found a couple of...

August 11, 2021
Getting Into Mountain Biking A Lot This Summer

My husband and I are getting into mountain biking a lot this summer. We have really been enjoying getting out and exploring some of the great trails Minnesota has to...

August 1, 2021
MY FAMILY AND I WENT CAMPING RECENTLY…

My family and I went on a camping trip recently. This was my kids' first time sleeping in a tent and experiencing all the things I love about camping- roasting...

The images are from a patient that board-certified dermatologist Dr. Neil Shah recently saw here at Clarus Dermatology. The large, harmless tumor was determined to most likely be a giant skin tag, known formally as a giant fibroepithelial polyp.
June 17, 2019
When a Giant Polyp Becomes a Literal Pain in the Butt

You don’t see tumors that look like this everyday - and if you’re a little squeamish, you may not want to see tumors that look like this ever. The images...

Clarus Dermatology is offering a new way to exfoliate your facial skin. Our Skin Technician April is now performing a treatment called dermaplaning, which involves gently “shaving” the top-most layer of dead skin and fine, vellus hair (aka peach fuzz) off of the face.
June 4, 2019
How Dermaplaning Removes Dead Skin and Peach Fuzz From Your Face

Clarus Dermatology is offering a new way to exfoliate your skin. Our Skin Technician April is now performing a treatment called dermaplaning, which involves gently “shaving” the top-most layer of...

Now that spring is in full swing and we are spending more time outside, Clarus Dermatology wants our patients to be mindful of their exposure to the sun’s damaging ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. Even if it’s cloudy outside, the sun’s rays are still harmful to your skin, and we want to make sure you take the steps in this guide to stay protected.
June 3, 2019
A Guide to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Now that spring is in full swing and we are spending more time outside, Clarus Dermatology wants our patients to be mindful of their exposure to the sun’s damaging ultraviolet...

When it comes to the treatments that we perform at Clarus Dermatology, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) consistently delivers results for our patients. When we look at the before and after images, the visible improvements after just a single treatment are quite apparent.
May 29, 2019
Using IPL+RF to Significantly Reduce the Appearance of Dilated Blood Vessels and Reds on the Skin

When it comes to the treatments that we perform at Clarus Dermatology, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) consistently delivers results for our patients. When we look at the before and after...

If IPL treatment sounds familiar, it might be because you’ve seen images that we’ve posted before to demonstrate how IPL reduced red and brown spots on our patient’s skin.
April 30, 2019
Using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment to Reduce Redness on the Skin

If IPL treatment sounds familiar, it might be because you’ve seen images that we’ve posted before to demonstrate how IPL reduced red and brown spots on our patient’s skin. If...

April, our Skin Technician, performs a lot of Hydrafacials at Clarus Dermatology, and that’s because it’s a treatment that is recommended for any of our patients to help improve the appearance of their facial skin, including those with even the most sensitive skin
April 25, 2019
How HydraFacial Can Help Improve the Look of Red, Sensitized Skin

April, our Skin Technician, performs a lot of HydraFacials at Clarus Dermatology, and that’s because it’s a treatment that is recommended for any of our patients to help improve the...

Rejuvapen is a microneedling treatment that we use at Clarus Dermatology for a variety of skin care issues - including ones related to sun damage and melasma (a common skin problem that causes brown and gray-brown patches on the face).
April 9, 2019
How Rejuvapen Can Help Skin Care Issues Related to Sun Damage

Rejuvapen is a microneedling treatment that we use at Clarus Dermatology for a variety of skin care issues - including ones related to sun damage and melasma (a common skin...

One of the reasons that we have so many satisfied patients at Clarus Dermatology is because of our quality aesthetic outcomes from surgical procedures. The images here are from a patient that had a basal cell carcinoma, a common type of skin cancer, on his chin. Even though the scar is nearly undetectable a month post-operation, there is a lot of unseen effort to achieve that outcome.
March 27, 2019
O-to-T Flap Surgery – Used to repair surgical defects from the removal of skin cancer

One of the reasons that we have so many satisfied patients at Clarus Dermatology is because of our quality aesthetic outcomes from surgical procedures. The images here are from a...

We use lasers in a number of treatments that we perform here at Clarus Dermatology. The improved aesthetic look of the skin from even one round of treatment can be quite stark. The before and after images here are from a patient that had a significant amount of redness on the skin of his cheek and upper lip, including a number of dilated blood vessels.
March 20, 2019
Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment Used to Reduce Redness on the Face

We use lasers in a number of treatments that we perform here at Clarus Dermatology. The improved aesthetic look of the skin from even one round of treatment can be...