Dermacare Adds 8 New California and Midwest Clinics
Dermacare Laser & Skin Care Clinics, the only physician-based
laser aesthetic skin-care franchisor in the nation, secured contractual
commitments for eight new clinics throughout the country in the first
quarter of 2006, bringing to 140+ the total number of Dermacare clinics.
Three of the new clinics are located in and around San Diego in
Chula Vista (south of San Diego); Inland San Diego County; and Serra
Mesa. A fourth clinic will open in Visalia, northeast of Los Angeles.
Additionally, four new clinics will open in the Midwest: Creve Coeur,
Mo. (near St. Louis); Brentwood, Tenn. (near Nashville); and
Schererville, Ind. (near Chicago). The fourth Midwest Dermacare
franchise will open at a location to be named later.
"Investing in one of our franchises provides a medically based
alternative to the sometimes stressful practices of today's
physicians," said Dermacare founder and CEO Carl Mudd. "Many of those
practices face extreme pressure from declining insurance
reimbursements, rising malpractice insurance rates and increased
paperwork. By contrast, all our services are cash-based and tailored to
"In addition, we support our franchisees by supplying the core
business, marketing and technological expertise that allows them to
achieve a rapid return on their investment by performing a wide range
of safe and effective skin care procedures. And they can continue with
their current practice while earning revenue from a Dermacare
All Dermacare clinics offer 3D Skin Perfection, which includes
FotoFacial(TM) for tone (reducing brown spots and sun damage); Laser
Genesis to improve texture (mitigating redness, enlarged pores and
other problems); and Laser Collagen Acceleration Titan(TM) (to firm up
sagging skin and fine lines and improve related conditions).
Other services include BOTOX Cosmetics, dermal fillers Restylane
and Radiesse(TM), laser hair and vein removal, laser wrinkle and acne
scar reduction, microdermabrasion, BLU-U acne light treatment and laser
tattoo removal. Dermacare has expertise with ethnic skin, which is at
higher risk for adverse occurrences.