• What Are The Causes Of Hyperpigmentation?

    Many of our patients at DeSpain Cayce Dermatology Center and Medical Spa have hyperpigmentation without realizing it. Not only are they unaware of the issue, but they often don’t know exactly what it is. Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area of the skin. Melanin is a pigment in all of our bodies that determines

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  • Patient Portal

    Login to Patient Portal This patient portal allows you to access your patient record and to enter your pharmacy information, past medical history, skin disease history, medications, allergies, and social history. This site is your medical/clinical history. If you do not have a user name and password, please contact the office at 573-234-1000. Once youRead more →
  • Clarisonic Brush

    Sarah Crichton, our office manager and spa director, shared some information with me about our great clarisonic brushes.  We’ve recommended them for years to most of our patients and have rave reviews. Interesting information: -Cleanses skin 11x better than manual cleansing by loosening sebum, dirt and debris. -Improved product absorption caused by primed skin from

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  • Light to treat aging skin

    There’s been lots of attention lately to a ‘new’ BBL (Broad Band Light) procedure claiming to youthen skin.  Some references even claim it’s able to  ‘turn back time’ or to ‘change your DNA’. Sounds too good to be true? Well it turns out that BBL is low energy type of  IPL, or intense pulsed light,

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