Our Medical Director

Dermalogics Clinic is managed by award-winning clinician Dr. Desmer. Destang, US board certified, and accomplished in aesthetic medicine since 2008. She has been in practice for 20 years, and holds masters degrees in Orthodontics, Dermatology & Aesthetic medicine.

She has studied with, and been mentored by some of the most respected and prestigious names in dermatology & facial aesthetics,

Dr. Destang is extensively trained in the advanced Aesthetic use of Botox®, dermal fillers, PRP treatments, medical micro-needling, chemical peels, skin analysis, facial analysis, microdermabrasion, carbon dioxide (carboxy) therapy, medical lasers, and PDO facial lifts. Her special interests are in aesthetic conditions of skin of color, microneedling, & mandelic acid peels.

As a board certified Aesthetic Physician, she has intimate knowledge of facial anatomy, facial aesthetics, ethnic skin, photo-damaged skin, aging skin, skin rejuvenation and weight-loss procedures.

She also serves as an educator and is on the teaching faculty for the training of other physicians in aesthetic medicine. Dr. Destang is highly involved in clinical research, and lectures professionally. She was one of the first clinicians to research and advocate medical micro-needling and mandelic acid peels on darker ethnic skin, is internationally published, and has received world-wide recognition for her academic dedication & contributions to aesthetic medicine.

Her perfectionist nature and passion for delivering results for her patients has also led her to work with some of the best FDA labs in the USA to create and formulate custom products, made to suit her patients, and their skin care corrective needs.

Dr. Destang is one of the most knowledgeable practitioners in the Caribbean on non-surgical medical facial rejuvenation and aesthetic dermatology. Her quest for remaining current within the industry ensures that she is aware of all available options for her patients.

SINCE 2013, Dr. Destang has been instrumental in introducing the high quality, standardized Aesthetic Medicine teaching education of the AAAM to the Caribbean Region.

International Lectures:

2014

Speaker / Lecturer, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine Congress, Las Vegas, 2014

  • Performing Microneedling on Dark Skin Types
  • The State-of-the-Art in Acne Management

2015

Speaker / Lecturer, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine Congress, Miami, 2015

Speaker, The Aesthetic Show, Las Vegas 2015

  • Mandelic acid, medical micro-needling and PRP for acne and skin of color.

Speaker, The Trinidad & Tobago Medical Association, 2015

  • A novel medical skin care protocol for the management of acne and aesthetic pigmentation in skin of colour

2016

Speaker / Lecturer, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, Las Vegas 2016

  • The 8 Point Facelift – How to do a Better Facial Analysis
  • Best In Class Lasers for Hair Removal in Dark Skin – A different approach
  • Taught Level 1 certification course in Aesthetic Medicine, Las Vegas
  • Taught Level 1 certification course in Aesthetic Medicine, Trinidad & Tobago

2017

Speaker / Lecturer, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, Miami, 2017

  • Formulating clinical skincare: drug kinetics and delivery
  • A different skin conditioning protocol for dark skin – Newer Effective Protocols

Speaker, The Aesthetic Show, Las Vegas, 2017

  • Deeper Chemical Peels on Dark Skin – Newer Effective Protocols

2018

Speaker, The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas, 2018

  • Deep Chemical Peels on Fitzpatrick Skin Types IV-VI
  • Protocols to Safely Perform Medium and Deep Chemical Peels (Webclinic)

Speaker / Lecturer, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, Miami, 2018

  • Chemical Peels, Microtoxins, and Lipofilling for better skin – Combined treatments work better
  • PDO for Skin of Color – How to Achieve a Greater Lift
  • Complications in Aesthetic Medicine – Toxins, Fillers, Peels, Lasers, PDO threads
  • Tranexamic Acid Use and Effectiveness On Very Dark Skin – Does it Really Work?

Speaker, The Aesthetic Show, Las Vegas, 2018

  • Deep peels on skin of color – pigmentation management of the future

2019

Speaker, The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Orlando, 2019

  • Tranexamic Acid: It’s Value in Cosmetic Dermatology & Skin Resurfacing

Speaker / Lecturer, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, Las Vegas, 2019

  • Advanced Combined Therapies for Optimal Facial Aesthetics – Threads & Fat
  • Facial Aesthetics – In Depth Facial Analysis
  • Dermal Aesthetics – Achieve Better Results

Speaker , FACE conference, London, 2019

The benefits of tranexamic acid for deep peels in skin of color

Speaker, International Congress on Dermatology ,Trichology and Pediatric Research – Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2019

  • Tranexamic Acid: More than just skin whitening

2020

Speaker, The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

  • Understanding Cosmeceuticals & Active Ingredients (Webclinic)
  • To be updated as 2020 progresses.

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