Welcome to Our New Website!

  Change is good. Changing things around every once and a while is a healthy, necessary aspect of life. Whether it be with your appearance or your lifestyle, remaining static for too long can hinder future development and self-improvement. For our team here at Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology of Issaquah, Inc., we decided we needed to change… Read more »

Turning Back Time with Botox: Before & After

  “Botox” may be the most commonly used buzzword when it comes to cosmetic procedures. But what does Botox Cosmetic actually do? Make a frown as you read this, and feel how the muscle between your eyebrows pulls together, creating a frown line. Frown lines not only cause a person to look older, they create… Read more »

Amazing Acne Treatment Transformation: Before & After

  Acne is a common skin condition that can affect people of all ages in varying degrees. Acne develops when naturally-occurring skin oils and dead skin cells clog the pores or hair follicles in your face, chest, back, neck, or shoulder area. Contrary to popular belief, acne is not a skin condition you must live with or allow… Read more »

UltraShape Body Contouring: Before & After

  UltraShape is a revolutionary FDA-cleared nonsurgical procedure that provides fat-melting results when diet and exercise aren’t enough.  UltraShape uses focused, pulsed ultrasound waves to destroy stubborn fat cells, also known as the subcutaneous fat layer. The UltraShape procedure doesn’t harm any of your tissues, blood vessels or nerves, so there’s no pain, discomfort, or… Read more »

Be Cellulite Free

Few things are more frustrating than cellulite. Persistently present and seemingly resistant, cellulite haunts many-an upper thigh and backside. You are not alone in your battle against cellulite—upwards of 90% of women share in your struggle. In the past, many treatments have failed to effectively treat cellulite—which, along with Dr. Michalak, makes us especially proud… Read more »

Fraxel DUAL: Support Your Skin

You enjoyed the summer sun but now that fall is here, you realize that perhaps you over-did it. Days spent basking in the sun’s glow can take a toll on both the skin’s appearance as well as its make-up. Prolonged and excessive exposure to the sun’s UV rays causes damage both externally as well as… Read more »

Juvederm Voluma XC: Plump, Youthful Cheeks

When it comes to our physique, ‘plump’ usually has a negative connotation. Juvederm Voluma XC changes this. The latest in injectable treatments, Juvederm Voluma XC plumps tired, flat cheeks. As we age, our skin naturally loses the bounce it had in our youth. The loss of hyaluronic acid and underlying fat causes cheeks to hollow… Read more »

Introducing Our Newest Procedure – UltraShape for Body Contouring

Do you feel that no number of laborious crunches will get you the flat stomach you want? You are not alone! On its own, diet and exercise cannot always get you the results you want or deserve. Research shows that subcutaneous fat—what we like to think of as stubborn fat—is resistant to traditional diet and… Read more »

Say Goodbye to Your Double Chin

Nobody wants a double chin. This summer, there is a new alternative. Dr. Michalak is proud to announce that Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology of Issaquah is now offering Kybella—an injectable treatment that offers an alternative to the pesky double chin. On April 29th , The FDA approved Kybella as a non-surgical treatment for reducing excess… Read more »

What Treatment for Excessive Sweating is Right for You?

Are you self-conscious about excessive sweating and have yet to find antiperspirants that are strong enough to correct the problem? You may be a good candidate for alternative treatments that addressing excessive sweating such as Botox. Many people that suffer from excessive sweating find it difficult to wear certain types of clothes for long periods… Read more »