Complete Guide to the HydraFacial

Have you ever looked in the mirror and suddenly felt your skin needs help? Roughness, dullness, oily or dry patches, blackheads, whiteheads and discolorations are all strong indications it’s time to seek out some TLC for your skin. You might assume a regular spa...

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The Best Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Scars

Scars can make you feel extremely self-conscious, especially when they’re in visible places on the body such as your face. What makes scars particularly stressful to deal with is that they’re not easy to get rid of. Below is an explanation of the most common types of...

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What is Melanoma?

Melanoma is undoubtedly the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Cancerous cells growth and multiply when un-repaired DNA damage to skin cells trigger genetic mutations that lead to the formation of malignant tumors. Unlike many other forms of cancer, Melanoma can be...

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Spring Event

April 25th, 2019 5 p.m. to 7 p.m Live Demonstrations of Restylane Lyft® to cheeks and hands Special discounted packages on Restylane® and Colorescience® Tricks & Tips to maximize your sun protection with Michelle and Sara Lite bites and refreshments Swag bag for...

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Botox And Juvederm – Case Study

Why Tammy chose Dr. Sax Tammy has been a patient of Dr. Sax since not long after he opened his practice and has been continuously impressed by the treatment she receives. She was initially referred to Dr. Sax by her primary care physician for a skin cancer diagnosis...

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How to treat scars effectively

Many people have scars that cause them to feel self-conscious. Scars are not always caused by injury and are often the result of surgery or caused by another condition such as acne. If you have scars that you want to get rid of then you’ve likely tried other...

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Preventive Botox for Younger People

When it comes to erasing lines and wrinkles on the forehead and around the eyes, Botox can provide unparalleled results. As you may know, Botox is a neuromodulator made from a purified version of the botulinum protein. When a dermatologist, cosmetic surgeon or...

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5 Diet Changes to Make for Great Skin

Great looking skin is down to a mixture of genetics, diet and lifestyle. There isn’t anything you can do about your genetics but there are certainly diet and lifestyle changes you can make in order to keep your skin looking healthy. As far as lifestyle goes – you’ll...

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Volbella – 5 Great reasons to get it

Volbella is a dermal filler that’s primarily used to add volume to the lips. Many women desire fuller lips but due to genetics and/or age, they feel it’s not possible. However Volbella provides a way for Improved definition The great thing about Volbella is that it...

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Laser Skin Care Secrets

There are a variety of laser treatments available for all skin types and skin conditions. Each laser treatment targets different issues and can significantly improve the appearance and texture of the skin. We offer laser treatments that focus on reducing fine lines...

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Getting Rid of Unwanted Facial Hair

Facial hair has been in the media a lot recently, in no small part thanks to the rise in demand for beard transplants for men. Although thick facial hair is desirable if you’re a man; if you’re a women you’ll want a smooth face that’s free of any facial hair at all....

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5 Reasons To Rejuvenate with the Restylane

Restore Facial Volume - As we grow older our faces tend to deflate and lose volume. When this happens, skin can look saggy and aged. The Restylane Lyft is a FDA approved injectable used for cheek augmentation that reduces facial deficiencies in the skin. The injection...

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Sculptra – 5 Great reasons to get it

A loss of collagen is one of the major reasons behind facial aging. There are ways to combat this through creams, lotions and diet. However these options usually only provide temporary improvement. Sculptra is an FDA-approved injectable treatment that stimulates the...

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10 Secrets to Getting a Great BOTOX Result

Getting Botox can have fantastic results, especially if you find your skin wrinkled and sagging. It’s a quick and practically painless procedure that takes hardly any time at all, making it very convenient. So if you are looking to freshen up your skin and give...

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Sculptra® FAQ’s – What You Need To Know

Here at University Park Dermatology we are always on hand to talk to our patients about the procedures we offer.  We understand that some patients may be nervous about making changes to the way they look, and want them to feel that they are in safe hands. If you are...

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10 Ways To Look Great With A PhotoFacial

About a PhotoFacial PhotoFacials are a noninvasive solution for younger and flawless looking skin. This treatment uses an intense pulsed light, IPL, to rejuvenate the appearance of your complexion, without the need for any incisions or injections. PhotoFacial...

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Dr. Sax wins Top Doctor award

Sept. 20, 2018 (Sarasota, Fla.) – Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a resource dedicated to helping medical patients find the best care providers, has named Dr. David Sax one of America’s Top Doctors® for 2018. Sax, a board-certified dermatologist serving...

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5 Reasons To Lose Your Double Chin With Kybella

You Will Look Thinner - If you have a double chin, you are visually carrying more weight than you need to be. Double chins are created from a variety of factors including facial drooping or genetics. If you are suffering from bulky volume around your chin and your...

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Common concerns about skin cancer

Cancer of any kind can be scary, and worrying about a mole that has changed in shape or appearance, or is bleeding can be a difficult time. Many of us have concerns about contracting cancer of the skin, but are often to nervous to approach our medical care provider...

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What You Should Know About Mohs Surgery

Skin cancer is very common, with over 2 million people being diagnosed with it every year. In fact, it’s the most common form of cancer in the country. The good news is that skin cancer is very treatable and cure rates are high, provided is diagnosed and treated...

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Complete Guide to Laser Skin Care

If you are dissatisfied with some aspect of your appearance and wondering about the best way to address it, you may be a candidate for revitalizing your skin with lasers. Laser resurfacing is a high-tech cosmetic procedure in which a skilled practitioner applies a...

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10 Secrets to Getting a Great BOTOX Result

Getting Botox can have fantastic results, especially if you find your skin wrinkled and sagging. It’s a quick and practically painless procedure that takes hardly any time at all, making it very convenient. So if you are looking to freshen up your skin and give...

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5 Great Skincare Treatments

Youthful and vibrant skin is something that we all desire. As we age, it’s natural for the skin to start sagging and wrinkles to appear. This is very undesirable for many people but fortunately there are now some excellent skincare treatments available that will...

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5 Common Myths About Cosmetic Skin Treatments

Youthful and vibrant skin is something that we all desire. Unfortunately as we age, our skin starts to sag and lines begin to appear. There are many treatments on the market that claim to tackle the signs of aging – some more effective than others. Cosmetic skin...

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All About Kybella

With cosmetic treatments and our scientific knowledge advancing faster than ever, there are now a variety of safe, easy and nonsurgical ways to fix almost every face and body complaint under the sun. Dissatisfied with discoloration or scarring? Laser treatments can...

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Improve skin tone with Micro-needling

Micro-needling is an increasingly popular type of treatment that’s used to correct a number of common skin conditions and improve the tone of the skin overall. Micro-needling induces the production of collagen in the body without damaging the top layer of skin, which...

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Sarasota: Sun and Your Skin in the Summer

At University Park Dermatology, we are committed to a high standard of patient care. And, because we’re located in the Sunshine State, many of our patients come to us with concerns about sun damage and premature aging due to sun exposure. While you’re enjoying the...

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Melanoma Monday Is May 7

Though melanoma accounts for 1 percent of all skin cancers diagnosed in the United States, it disproportionately causes the vast majority of skin cancer deaths. According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, in 2018, more than 91,000 new melanoma cases will...

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Laser Treatment for Scars

Scars result when the deeper layer of the skin is damaged and is a part of the body’s natural healing process. If a wound is superficial then a scar may not appear but any deep cuts will usually result in a scar of some kind. Types of scars Keloid scars - Keloid scars...

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Everything You Need to Know About Microneedling

Microneedling, also called collagen induction therapy, has become increasingly widespread among people who want to improve the look of their skin without invasive treatments. The practice of microneedling dates back to the mid-1990s, but it has expanded significantly...

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How BLU-U Can Help Treat Your Acne

Acne is a skin condition that affects many individuals and not just teenagers. Patients of all ages suffer from acne due to many different causes. Over 50 million Americans deal with acne each year, making it the most common skin condition in the United States. Many...

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Valentine’s Day Skin Secrets

Around here, we’re big fans of Valentine’s Day. Not to sound overly sentimental, but at the breakneck speed of today’s society, we all need reminders to step back and take a moment to cherish our loved ones and think about what makes them so special to us. But beyond...

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5 Reasons To Rejuvenate with the Restylane

Restore Facial Volume - As we grow older our faces tend to deflate and lose volume. When this happens, skin can look saggy and aged. The Restylane Lyft is a FDA approved injectable used for cheek augmentation that reduces facial deficiencies in the skin. The injection...

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Sculptra® – Six Youthful Skin Secrets

Sculptra® Aesthetic stimulates your skin's own natural collagen production works which helps to restore its inner structure and increase facial volume, leaving your skin looking visibly smoother and younger.  Used over a series session, Sculptra® Aesthetic offers an...

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Sculptra for youthful looking skin

Sculptra is an FDA-approved injectable treatment that’s used to eliminate lines and wrinkles and add volume to the face. It has become a very popular type of treatment for people who want to attain youthful and vibrant skin. Below are some of the biggest benefits of...

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Happy Holidays

“Holidays are a time for sharing with family, neighbors and friends the whole team at University Park Dermatology & Medical Spa wish you a happy holiday and a prosperous new year! Looking forward to a great 2017 with all of you!” Sincerely, Dr. David Sax and The...

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Dr. David Sax – Men on the SCENE 2016

When Dr. David Sax founded University Park Dermatology and Medical Spa 16 years ago, his vision was to create a comprehensive dermatology practice with a family feel and Ritz Carlton -level service. Sax has brought that vision to life by combining leading edge...

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Photofacials Explained

As we age and our skin is exposed to the sun, it can very easily result in the skin being damaged and developing sun spots amongst other things. There are many ways to combat the common signs of aging and sun damage on the face. These include creams, lotions,...

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Getting Rid of Stretch Marks Effectively

Stretch marks are caused by your skin expanding to a point where its natural elasticity can no longer sustain its integrity. Stretch marks can be very unsightly and are something that many people feel self-conscious about. Before looking at how stretch marks can be...

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Dr Sax Article From Scene Magazine

Affecting an estimated 7.5 million people in the United States, psoriasis is one of the more common disease states that dermatologists treat. Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects both the skin and joints, which can be accompanied by both...

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Coolsculpting – Double Chin

NEW TREATMENT TO ELIMINATE YOUR DOUBLE CHIN The #1 non-invasive fat reduction treatment can now treat under the chin Results in just 1-2 visits Requires no needles, surgery, or downtime IN A RECENT CLINICAL STUDY USING OUR NEW COOLMINI™ APPLICATOR:1 83% of patients...

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5 Common Myths About Botox

Until recently, Botox was seen as a treatment that was only for the rich and famous. However, over the last decade or so, it’s become a very popular treatment that’s sought out by people from all walks of life. Botox is used to treat wrinkles and helps to restore the...

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Halloween BOTOX!

With Halloween just around the corner, you want to look your best. Having healthy, glowing skin that’s free of lines and wrinkles is something that can be harder to achieve as you get older but Botox treatment makes youthful skin a possibility for everyone. Below are...

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Photo Facial – Lux 1540 Laser

Photo Facial – Lux 1540 Laser A photo facial is a type of cosmetic treatment that's used to treat several types of skin issues, including lines, wrinkles, sun damage, redness and age spots. The amount of photo facial treatments you'll require will depend on the number...

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CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 6

CoolSculpting - Arbutus Laser Centre Vancouver My 1 Hour Fat Loss Procedure, CoolSculpting Experience - Before, During & After CoolSculpting of the Love Handles in Connecticut at Jandali Plastic Surgery Coolsculpting.mp4 Previous - Watch CoolSculpting Video Series...

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CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 5

Coolsculpting E News CoolSculpting Facts (Cryolipolysis) Coolsculpting reviews: 5 Things to know before considering CoolSculpting 102: Calling All Moms Previous - CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 4 Next - CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 6

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CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 4

CoolSculpting for the Lower Abdomen The Skinny on Coolsculpting Beauty Spot: CoolSculpting at Honolulu MedSpa Dr Scott tries COOLSCULPTING at Clinic Aesthetic Previous - CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 3 Next - CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 5

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CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 3

How Coolsculpting Works? Freezing The Fat Off Freezing fat cells: Coolsculpting claims to remove fat without surgery CoolSculpting By Zeltiq in Los Angeles - Fat freezing the buttocks Previous - Watch CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 2 Next - Watch CoolSculpting...

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CoolSculpting Video Series Part – 2

CoolSculpting Before and After Results Fat Freezing for Love Handles CoolSculpting Procedure Before and After with Dr. Lista CoolSculpting for outer thigh fat with updated before and after pics CoolSculpting - How To Lose Belly Fat - Before & Afters Previous -...

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Melanoma Monday A Huge Success!

Our team screened over 120 people for melanoma and skin cancer on Monday! It was an amazing event and it really feels good to help everyone in Sarasota/Bradenton with this event. SW Floridians get a ton of sun exposure and events like this really help keep everyone...

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The Complete Guide to CoolSculpting – Part 5

CoolSculpting FAQ In the final part of our complete guide to CoolSculpting, we’ll be answering some of the most common questions people have about the treatment. If you haven’t read through the previous parts to the guide then be sure to check them out as they cover...

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The Complete Guide to CoolSculpting – Part 4

CoolSculpting Vs Liposuction – Which is better? In the last part of our complete guide to CoolSculpting we looked at the science behind the treatment. In this part we’re going to look at how CoolSculpting compares to liposuction. Prior to CoolSculpting being approved...

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The Complete Guide to CoolSculpting – Part 3

How does CoolSculpting work? Welcome to Part 3 of The Complete Guide to CoolSculpting. In Part 2 we covered the safety of CoolSculpting and the common side effects. In this part we’ll be looking at how CoolSculpting actually works and what a typical procedure is like...

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The Complete Guide to CoolSculpting – Part 2

Is it safe and what are the side effects? Welcome to the second part of our complete guide to CoolSculpting. In Part 1 we covered how to decide if CoolSculpting is right for you and what makes a good candidate. In this part we’ll be looking at whether CoolSculpting is...

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2nd Annual Cosmetic Pre-Sale Event!

2nd Annual Cosmetic Pre-Sale Event When: October 8, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm Where: University Park Dermatology 8451 North Shade Avenue, Suite 205 Sarasota, FL 34243 Call (941) 360-2477 for details on this exclusive event! Look Radiant for the Holidays Enjoy Incredible...

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University Park Dermatology Featured On Suncoast FYI

University Park Dermatology was featured on Suncoast FYI to talk about our new brand new CoolSculpting procedure. The CoolSculpting procedure helps eliminate stubborn fat safely and effectively without surgery or downtime. Watch the video below to find out more.

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Join Dr. Sax At The ‘Scrub Away Cancer’ Event

Please Join Dr. Sax and other Celebrity Doctors to Support the Center for Building Hope "Scrub away Cancer" Event. Where: Motorworks Brewing Company When: February 12, 2015 from 6-9pm More Information: Tickets are $35 in advance $45 at the door, please email...

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Martha Stewart Living Magazine – Sunscreens

Check out Martha Stewart's Living Magazine this month! Martha Stewart's Living discusses the benefits of sunscreen and how the new Mela Find, an FDA-approved, handheld diagnostic scanner, gives dermatologists a 3-D view of individual moles ta help them determine which...

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SELF Magazine and MelaFind

On Monday, SELF and Flywheel celebrated Mole-Check Monday and raised awareness for melanoma. On their website, author  Zahra Barnes explains how to prevent deadly skin cancer, how to protect yourself, and how to get tested to catch it early. "Melanoma diagnoses are...

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Dont miss out on our Buy One Get One 50% Sale!

Buy one get one half off Juvederm Ultra Plus, while supplies last! Call today to book your appointment. Juvederm® Ultra and Ultra Plus Juvederm® Ultra and Ultra Plus add volume to facial tissue and restore a smoother appearance to the face. The active ingredient is...

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Scene Magazine – June 2009

Dr. Sax & University Park Dermatology Glowing, healthy, flawless skin is a prized asset for men and women that can be elusive with Florida’s sunny clime and active lifestyles, but still achievable with a little care and a bit of help. Beach visit by beach visit,...

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