Dr. Kevin Johnson's Blog

CoolSculpting™ vs. Smartlipo™

We are fortunate to have many body contouring options available today. My Coeur d’Alene and Spokane Smartlipo™ patients are benefitting from a proven liposuction alternative, and increasingly I am seeing men and women who want to smooth and shape their body with CoolSculpting™, a completely non-surgical option. These two treatments can achieve very different goals, and knowing the difference is … Read more

Put Your Skin to the Test

At our practice, the VISIA™ Skin Analysis system helps us accurately assess the condition of patients’ skin and then recommend advanced treatments to improve their complexion. People from across Washington, Oregon and Idaho needing dermatology treatments come to my practice for complete assessment of their skin needs by a team of skilled professionals. You may be thinking, “why the need … Read more

Vein Treatment Options

Our Idaho dermatology patients often want to know their options for vein removal, in particular with regard to varicose or spider veins. Varicose veins, located in the leg region, are large, blue and grey veins. Spider veins, typically in the legs and face, are small clusters of blue, purple or red veins near the skin’s surface. Vein treatment options include: … Read more

The Benefits of BOTOX®

BOTOX® Cosmetic is the most popular nonsurgical cosmetic treatments available today. My cosmetic dermatology patients from Spokane to Coeur d’Alene love the way that BOTOX treatments improve their skin and rejuvenate their appearance. BOTOX relaxes the dynamic muscles that cause facial wrinkles, offering these benefits: Non-surgical, fast facial rejuvenation Little to no downtime Quickly visible results It’s no surprise that … Read more

What Is Smartlipo™?

Many of my patients want body contouring to reduce fat and improve the appearance of specific areas, and a variety of Idaho liposuction treatments are available to help them achieve the bodies they really want. Two of the most popular options are CoolSculpting™ by ZELTIQ™, which is a non-surgical technique, and Smartlipo™, which is a surgical liposuction technique. I often … Read more