Dr. Kevin Johnson's Blog

Why Dysport® is Better Than BOTOX® Cosmetic

For the past 10 years or so, BOTOX® Cosmetic has become a household cosmetic term and the go-to facial rejuvenation treatment. It has saturated our lives to the point where just the term BOTOX  has become the generic term for a facial wrinkle treatment. And, it can be obtained just about anywhere. Unfortunately BOTOX frequently is administered by poorly supervised … Read more

VISIA™ Skin Analysis

I remember a cartoon from my childhood: Charlie Brown is shooting arrows into a fence and then painting a target around the arrow. Lucy asks what he is doing and he replies, “I’m making sure I don’t miss.” As one of the few cosmetic surgeons in Spokane, I offer VISIA™ Skin Analysis to ensure that my practice doesn’t “miss” skin … Read more

The New SmartSkin™ CO2 Laser Skin Renewal system

The first thing other people see when they look at you is your face. Sadly, as we age we wear our ‘wisdom’ there as a collection of wrinkles, age spots, and deep lines. Fortunately, I have been treating my patients with a new technique to make them look younger than they are. This breakthrough is called SmartSkin™ CO2 Laser Skin … Read more

Modern Body Contouring Options

With summer finally in full swing and the beaches, rivers and parks in Coeur D’Alene and Spokane filling up, men and women are trying to look their best in clothes that tend to show more than the heavy sweaters of winter. Standard liposuction is the oldest and best known fat removal procedure, but recently two new options have become ever more … Read more

CoolSculpting® Still in the News

If you think many talk shows are talking about the same thing… you’re right. Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Good Morning America, and Rachel Ray all have featured the same story: CoolSculpting® . CoolSculpting is a new FDA cleared procedure designed to eliminate stubborn fat. Locally, I was the first to offer this procedure in my Coeur D’ Alene office. Abdomen … Read more