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Cosmetic Podiatry at Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland

Cosmetic Podiatry

Dr. Kelly Geoghan, D.P.M is one of the few board certified podiatrists in the nation who has received advanced training in aesthetic podiatry. Certified by the International Aesthetic Foot Society, Dr. Geoghan provides outstanding results by utilizing innovative technology to optimize your care. She is dedicated to restoring the appearance, self-esteem, and quality of life of her patients with exceptional results. Click here to learn more about Dr. Geoghan.

Injectable Treatments for Footpad Discomfort

As we age we tend to lose volume, collagen and elastin beneath the surface of the skin. This condition, known as metatarsalgia, can cause great discomfort for your feet, especially in high heels.  Treatment involves the injection of a filler, such as Sculptra, into the ball of the foot to act as “internal padding” and reduce pain while walking.

Results will last for approximately 6-12 months. Repetition of the procedure increases collagen with time, providing longer results with subsequent injections. The procedure is performed at our center with use of local anesthetic medication.

Treatment for Footpad Perspiration

Excessive sweating of the soles of the feet is a condition known as primary focal hyperhidrosis. At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland, we treat hyperhidrosis with Botox, a safe and highly effective solution for this condition. After the foot is numbed with local anesthetic, Botox is injected into the bottom of the foot. Perspiration and odor will significantly decrease over the next few days and results will last for 4-20 months.

Laser Treatment for Fungal Toenails

Toenail fungus is caused by bacteria or naturally occurring fungus from the environment that has established a presence underneath your nail. The symptoms of fungal nails include:

  • Discoloration of the nail, including white patches or yellowish streaks,
  • Thickening of the nails,
  • Brittle or flaking nails,
  • Darkening of the skin below the nails,
  • Separation of the nail from the nail bed, which typically only occurs in severe cases.

Our Laser Treatment for fungal toenails is a new, safe therapy for toe nail fungus removal. It is a specialized medical laser used to kill the pathogens involved in infections. Since no damage is done to surrounding skin, the toe and adjacent skin are unaffected. Your nails will regrow as healthy, clear and attractive nails. The treatment is painless, with no risks or side effects.

Skin Treatments for the Foot

The Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland offers a full range of treatments for dermatologic conditions that afflict the feet, including:

  • Warts
  • Lesions
  • Varicosities
  • Infections
  • Dermatitis

Dr. Geoghan has over 15 years of experience successfully treating dermatologic foot concerns. She will work with you to determine the most effective treatment plan to meet your needs.

Foot Facial

The Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland offers a fabulous and luxurious Foot Facial that will leave your feet baby soft and feeling fresher than ever. The treatment includes:

  • A gentle, soothing, fortified exfoliating scrub, to remove the outermost layer of dead skin
  • A mild chemical peel to correct dry, discolored, and wrinkled skin surfaces
  • A specially formulated foot masque is massaged ever so gently on your feet
  • Toe nails are treated with a urea based cream and filed down
  • A whitening and bleaching agent are applied to your toenails

Your feet will be softer, smoother, younger looking, and will feel rejuvenated.

Surgeries for the Foot and Ankle

The Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland offers a full range of cosmetic podiatric surgery procedures. Following are some of the more common cosmetic foot surgeries, and many of them can be combined to give your feet a comprehensive makeover.

  • Bunion removal
  • Toe straightening
  • Toe Shortening
  • Toe Lengthening
  • Corn Removal

These surgeries take approximately one hour. They are performed on an outpatient basis with general anesthesia in our onsite Bellona Surgery Center. Safety is always our top priority, therefore we always work with board-certified anesthesiologists to ensure that your surgery is as safe as possible. Following your surgery, you will be able to rest in the comfort of your own home

Insurance Guidelines:

Podiatric procedures may be covered by certain insurance companies. Our office will work with your insurance company to determine the scope of your benefits. Otherwise, these treatments will be considered cosmetic.

We invite you to call our Baltimore plastic surgery office at to schedule your personal cosmetic consultation today.