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Want to Look Naturally Younger? Take a Look at Sculptra!
Aging is a natural process that none of us can completely sidestep. As time passes, the body makes less and less collagen, the protein that firms the skin. Elastin, collagen’s close-cousin, also declines with age, making the skin more prone to thinning and sagging. These are changes that have concerned adults for centuries. Only now… Read More »
- Posted on: Sep 15 2019
What It’s Like to Have a Mole Removed
Mole removal is not your typical procedure. It’s not something that most people think much about and, understandably, not something that one really looks forward to. The idea of having a mole removed can be unnerving. However, it is sometimes a necessity to guard your health. The primary reason that people have moles removed is… Read More »
- Posted on: Aug 30 2019
Melasma Requires Management Skills
Statistics suggest that as many as 200,000 people are diagnosed with melasma each year. Melasma is a dermatologic condition that has no symptoms other than hyperpigmentation. People with melasma develop discolored patches or spots on areas such as the upper lip, cheeks, nose, and chest. These spots result from an overreaction in melanocyte cells, those… Read More »
- Posted on: Aug 15 2019
Can I Get a Chemical Peel in Summer?
There are several easy ways to support the skin at any age. Chemical peel treatment is one of them. This method of exfoliation is customized to achieve superficial, medium, or deep cellular regeneration, which makes it suitable for just about anyone. This is typically not a question. What we are often asked is when a… Read More »
- Posted on: Jul 30 2019
Skin Cancer, Immunity, and Smoking: Interesting Bedfellows!
Around this time of year, more people have a spark of curiosity and concern about skin cancer risks. When we talk about the various types of skin cancer, including melanoma, it is sun exposure that usually gets all the attention (or blame). What we need to also bring up is that the body’s natural immune… Read More »
- Posted on: Jul 15 2019
Thinking of Getting Fillers? Here are a Few Things You Should Know!
The world of beauty has been forever changed by the development of dermal fillers. We routinely use products to plump lines and creases, volumize lips and cheeks, even to reshape the nose, chin, and jawline. If you’ve yet to jump on the dermal filler bandwagon but are considering doing so, here are a few details… Read More »
- Posted on: Jun 30 2019
When Acne Needs a Doctor’s Care
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions to affect teens. In many cases, breakouts can continue well into adulthood. The appearance of pimples and blackheads can be extremely frustrating at any age. Regardless of the perception that acne is a normal part of adolescence, there comes a time when a doctor’s care is… Read More »
- Posted on: Jun 15 2019
Products Help You Get Through the Winter
If you’ve noticed that your skin is changing right along with the weather, recognize symptoms as an indication that you need to change something about your skin care. Along with plummeting temperatures, the winter months make the air even drier than normal. Dry air leaches moisture from your skin. Unless you have plans to jet… Read More »
- Posted on: Jan 30 2019
Should This be the Year You Go Under the Laser?
For years, people have observed their aging process with a gauge of “going under the knife.” As technologies have been developed, though, this question is asked much less frequently. Many people never resort to plastic surgery to manage their aging process. This is because treatments like injectables, chemical peels, and laser resurfacing have made it… Read More »
- Posted on: Jan 15 2019
Nervous About Mohs Skin Cancer Treatment? Here’s What You Can Expect.
Discovering that that strange-looking mole is actually a skin cancer can be an overwhelming experience in and of itself. Unfortunately, the fear surrounding skin cancer can prevent some people from obtaining the professional skin cancer screening that could greatly improve their prognosis should a cancerous lesion be found. Holding back on treatment can also be… Read More »
- Posted on: Nov 30 2018