Kybella ®

Kybella Treatment | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

Injectable Kybella® is FDA-approved for eliminating fat storage under the chin, which is commonly referred to as a “double chin.” The active ingredient in Kybella is deoxycholic acid, which destroys fat storage membranes, thus preventing fat cells from storing fat. The body’s natural processes ultimately eliminate or significantly reduce fat in the treated area, giving […]

Dermatological Conditions

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General dermatology is a specialty that focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. Whether you have chronically dry skin, a new rash, or fungal nails, Dr. Sheperd can find the right treatment for you. What are the most common general dermatology treatments? book now Sheperd Integrative Dermatology offers complete […]


Skin acne Treatment | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

Acne is a common skin condition occurring when hair follicles become congested with oil and dead skin cells. These clogged hair follicles cause blackheads and whiteheads or pimples. Acne can also cause large solid and painful lumps or nodules and painful, pus-filled lumps under the skin or cystic lesions. Acne can also occur on the […]

Skin Cancer & Skin Health

Skin cancer | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

Skin cancer is by far one of the most common types of cancer in the United States, with one in five people developing it during their lifetime.  As residents in the sunny state of South Carolina, Charleston area patients are particularly susceptible to prolonged UV exposure and subsequent higher risk of developing skin cancer. Skin cancer […]

Skin Care Treatments

Charming Mother Smiling and Gesturing Against the Sunshine on Field | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

Despite our best efforts, our skin continues to battle the sun’s damaging rays, free radicals, pollutants, and more every day. It’s our first line of defense against the threats we encounter daily. Sheperd Integrative Dermatology offers minimally invasive and non-invasive skin care treatments to help you maintain a healthy complexion. Because no two people are […]


Beautiful Long Hair Girl in White Cloths Standing in Field | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

As we age, our bodies collagen production decreases, resulting in wrinkles and sagging. Sculptra® is an FDA-approved injectable treatment that gradually replaces lost collagen. Sculptra® stimulates collagen production, resulting in firmer, younger-looking skin. Since Sculptra® stimulates collagen, results are not immediately visible after treatment but will improve over time. Sculptra® can be used on the […]


Lasers Treatment | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

Laser and light-based treatments are very popular because they provide great benefits and require little recovery time. Treatments with lasers can be used to improve the texture, tone, and color of the skin. Some types of laser treatments may require several sessions, while others can be performed in one visit. At Sheperd Integrative Dermatology, we […]

Hair Restoration (PRP)

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Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can be beneficial when you suffer from hair loss. PRP treatments for hair restoration promote the health of shrinking hair follicles, slowing down hair loss. PRP treatments may even result in new hair growth in some cases. A PRP treatment uses your blood platelets to stimulate natural hair growth. After blood is […]


Hair Flying Happy Woman | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

Age causes structural breakdowns that lead to sagging, suppleness loss, and premature aging. Our expert injectors at Sheperd Integrative Dermatology are skilled in administering some of the most popular dermal fillers on the market including Voluma, Volbella, Vollure, Volux, Juvederm Ultra XC, Juvederm Ultra Plus. We use JUVÉDERM fillers to meet our patients’ anti-aging and […]

BOTOX® / Dysport®

Three Happy Friends | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® are FDA-approved medications that treat wrinkles and lines. They promote smoother skin by preventing wrinkles and lines from forming. Wrinkle relaxers such as BOTOX® and Dysport® work by temporarily reducing muscle contraction and movement, reducing wrinkles and lines associated with these movements. Additionally, these medications can make you look slimmer and […]