Let’s face it, women are not the only ones concerned about the way they look, yet cosmetic surgery and dermatology treatments have long been their domain.

Well, guys, the secret is out. Men from all walks of life are now turning to professional skin therapists for a more youthful look. With so many new procedures available, cosmetic dermatology has finally become an equal opportunity option.

Q: I want to improve my appearance, but how do I know where to begin?

A: There are plenty of options available to you, whether you want to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and crow’s feet, remove tattoos or simply make your skin more radiant and smooth, your dermatologist has a treatment that can help. All you have to do is ask!

Q: What treatments do you offer for men?

A: The same services we offer for women are available for men, such as laser treatments, fillers and cosmetic surgery.

Q: What other services do you offer that might be of particular interest to men?

A: Men might seek laser hair removal, birth mark and tattoo removal – just as women do.

Q: Why would men be interested in dermatological or spa procedures?

A: If looking well-rested, relaxed, and on-top-of-your-game is important to you, a dermatological or spa procedure is a fantastic and accessible resource to help you achieve that healthy, youthful appearance.

Q: How do I know what treatments are best for me?

A: Start by calling a dermatologist and asking for a consultation.

Dr. Oswald Lightsey Mikell, certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, is the owner of Dermatology Associates of the Lowcountry.