Led by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Michael Krathen, Essential Dermatology is a full-service dermatology practice that serves patients at two locations in Massachusetts. Patients from Wayland can schedule a consultation at either the Natick or the Marlborough office, and Dr. Krathen will assess their skin health needs, carefully consider their medical history and their aesthetic goals, and develop an affordable, effective treatment plan to suit their unique needs.

Medical Dermatology

Dr. Krathen treats a variety of medical conditions at Essential Dermatology. Those who are experiencing skin conditions, such as acne or rosacea, pigmentation disorders, skin growths, or problems with their hair or nails will find the best level of treatment available for those issues. Essential Dermatology also specializes in skin cancer treatments, including melanoma, basal and squamous cell carcinoma, and actinic keratosis.

Cosmetic Dermatology

Essential Dermatology helps you look and feel your best with a wide variety of cosmetic dermatology services. Dr. Krathen can help you determine the best way to restore and maintain a youthful appearance, and offers injectable treatmentschemical peels, numerous laser therapies, and skin care products to patients from Wayland and surrounding areas.

Laser Treatments

Many skin conditions can be treated by laser devices, and Essential Dermatology offers several different types of treatments to its patients. People who are experiencing rosacea and redness, wrinkles and fine lines, scars, or stretch marks, can schedule a consultation with Dr. Krathen to determine if a laser treatment would be the best method for improving those concerns.

About Dr. Krathen and Essential Dermatology

Michael Krathen, MD is an experienced, board-certified dermatologist with deep roots in the community. He opened Essential Dermatology to provide cost-effective, patient-centered, quality care for patients in Wayland and other communities in Eastern Massachusetts. Dr. Krathen would be happy to meet with you to discuss your dermatological needs and put you on the path towards better skin health. Schedule a consultation with him today to find out how he can help you.

Wayland, Massachusetts

Located in Middlesex County, Wayland – initially named East Sudbury – was settled in 1638 and renamed in 1835 after Dr. Francis Wayland, the president of Brown University. Wayland became the home to the first free public library in the state of Massachusetts in 1848, and currently boasts a fantastic public school system. It is widely regarded to be a quiet, peaceful suburb and a great place to raise a family.

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