Dermatology

The Providence Medical Institute’s Dermatology and Laser Center is a blended dermatological facility, offering both medical dermatology and refined cosmetic services in our Torrance and adjacent South Bay communities. The Center provides complete skin care for patients of all ages — from skin cancers and psoriasis to eczema and rosacea. Personalized cosmetic treatment services are also available and include Botox, chemical peels and sclerotherapy, all administered in a trusted medical setting under physician supervision.

Medical Dermatology Services Provided

Based on an initial dermatologic exam, many skin conditions are treated with a personally tailored plan to meet the patient’s unique, individual needs. For example, acne may require topical medications, oral medications, laser treatment or a combination of the above. Your gender, your skin type and severity will determine which is right for you. Other skin conditions require routine treatments. Through ongoing, scheduled skin examinations, many potentially serious skin problems can be prevented if diagnosed early, including skin cancer, aggressive acne, rosacea, psoriasis and eczema. Additionally, routine skin exams provide to the opportunity to diagnose other serious illnesses that may first present themselves as skin disorders, including lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and more.

Providence Medical Institute’s Dermatology and Laser Center treats the following dermatological conditions:

  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Comprehensive skin cancer screening
  • Mole and growth removal
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Skin allergies
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Fungal infections
  • Hair and nail disorders
  • Cyst removal
  • General dermatological disorders 

Cosmetic Dermatology Services Provided


For cosmetic skin services, a personalized treatment program is created after an initial consultation to precisely, safely and rapidly correct a cosmetic problem. We will take into account your skin type, your personal goals, and the amount of down time you have available for recovery as we make recommendations to suit you. For example, lasers may be more appropriate to use for some skin types over others, just as injectables may be more appropriate on wrinkles for one person over another.
 
Providence Medical Institute’s Dermatology and Laser Center provides the following cosmetic services:
  • Fractionated CO2 laser resurfacing with the Matrix System
  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser removal of facial veins or facial redness
  • Removal of age spots, freckles, and discoloration
  • Laser removal of wrinkles
  • Acne scars
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Erbium laser peel
  • Glycolic acid chemical peel
  • TCA chemical peel
  • Botox
  • Restylane/ Juvederm/ Perlane
  • Radiesse

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