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How Does Mohs Surgery Work?

How Does Mohs Surgery Work?

Mohs surgery precisely treats many skin cancers with very high success rates while minimizing damage to healthy tissue. A key to success is that Mohs procedures remove all cancerous cells from the skin lesion.
Jun 19th, 2024
Why Has PRP Become So Popular?

Why Is PRP for Wrinkles, Scars, and Hair Restoration So Popular?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) starts with your small blood sample that’s separated and then applied or injected to skin or deeper tissue. The concentrated growth factors released into your dermis, hair, and/or scars are nature's powerful stimulus to heal.
May 9th, 2024
My Rosacea Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

My Rosacea Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

Rosacea causes blotchy redness across your face, leaving a flushed and mottled appearance that can be embarrassing. Choosing the right treatments can ease the redness, smoothen your complexion, and restore your confidence.
Apr 1st, 2024
Can I Get Botox and Fillers at the Same Time?

Can I Get Botox and Fillers at the Same Time?

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures to combat signs of aging are becoming increasingly popular. Rather than choosing just one procedure, maximize your results by combining the benefits of Botox® and facial fillers. Here’s how it works.
Mar 15th, 2024

5 Steps to Prepare for Mohs Surgery

While a cancer diagnosis is always frightening, skin cancer is both the most common and one of the most survivable forms of the disease. Mohs surgery is perhaps the most successful treatment available for skin cancer.
Feb 8th, 2024
Refresh Your Eyes in the New Year with Blepharoplasty

Refresh Your Eyes in the New Year with Blepharoplasty

If your eyes are truly the windows to your soul, then eyelids that succumb to the effects of aging may be giving others the wrong impression. The eyelid tuck is the most popular facial surgery, an office procedure with a fast recovery time. 
Jan 1st, 2024

Can I Get Fuller Hair Without a Transplant?

Hair loss can be a devastating condition brought on by genetics or in response to medical conditions. Some types of hair loss respond well to treatments using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. It could be your way back to a fuller head of hair.
Dec 7th, 2023
3 Popular Medical Uses for Botox®

3 Popular Medical Uses for Botox®

Botox® Cosmetic is the medical aesthetic sensation of the century. Reducing the appearance of certain lines and wrinkles is, though, only one of the many uses of this revolutionary medicine. Let’s look at 3 popular medical uses for Botox. 
Nov 1st, 2023
4 Tips for Making Sure You Get Natural Filler Results

4 Tips for Making Sure You Get Natural Filler Results

When it comes to smoothing out the lines and folds that develop as your skin gets older, dermal fillers are a powerful tool that use moisture-attracting substances found in your body to produce natural, seamless results.
Oct 1st, 2023
What's Involved in a Photofacial?

What's Involved in a Photofacial?

Light is both the friend and enemy of your skin’s health. Not enough sunlight and your body lacks vitamin D. Too much sunlight can mottle your skin’s appearance and worse. Consider a photofacial to smooth sun-damaged skin tone.
Sep 1st, 2023
Is Botox Really Worth It?

Is Botox Really Worth It?

Since its introduction as a cosmetic treatment for certain types of wrinkles, the success of Botox® is nothing short of astonishing. It’s not surprising when you consider there’s no other minimally invasive procedure that does the same job.
Aug 1st, 2023
Our Favorite Summertime Skin Care Tips

Our Favorite Summertime Skin Care Tips

If there’s a constant theme with summer, it’s that the sun feels good on our skin. However, just like your favorite mocha frappuccino, time in the sun requires moderation. You can make the most of the summer months with these skin care tips.  
Jul 1st, 2023
How to Manage Your Acne All Summer Long

How to Manage Your Acne All Summer Long

It’s not your imagination if you think acne flares up in the summer months. Warmer temperatures increase sweat gland activity and skin oil production, leading to a rise in clogged pores. Add a little bacteria, and you become an active acne factory.
Jun 1st, 2023
5 Benefits of a Personalized Skin Care Plan

5 Benefits of a Personalized Skin Care Plan

Your skin is like no one else’s, a unique combination of tone and tendencies. Not surprisingly, there’s no one-size-fits-all skin care plan that’s ideal for everyone. You’ll receive optimal benefits from a personalized skin care plan.
May 1st, 2023
What to Expect After Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

What to Expect After Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

The beauty of Mohs surgery is that the procedure continues until all signs of skin cancer are gone from the lesion being treated, reducing the need for other interventions. Recovering from Mohs surgery is usually simple and trouble-free.
Apr 3rd, 2023
How to Ensure Natural-Looking Filler Results

How to Ensure Natural-Looking Filler Results

Volume loss of support tissue is one of the main contributors to skin aging. Middle-layer collagen begins to slowly vanish around age 30, leaving surface skin to collapse and sag. Dermal fillers selectively add back volume and smooth skin.
Mar 2nd, 2023
Renew the Skin You're In with a BBL™ Photofacial

Renew the Skin You're In with a BBL™ Photofacial

A characteristic of aging skin shows in the loss of even skin coloration. Spots, broken blood vessels, and areas of redness break up the smooth and healthy glow you enjoyed in past years. A BBL™ photofacial helps to renew the skin you’re in.
Feb 5th, 2023

The Importance of Annual Skin Cancer Screenings

As the most diagnosed cancer in the US, no one can ignore the risk of skin cancer. Self-checks are an important part of the process. You can supplement these with annual skin cancer screenings to catch cancerous changes in the early stages.
Jan 1st, 2023
7 Lifestyle Habits That Support Healthy Skin at Every Age

7 Lifestyle Habits That Support Healthy Skin at Every Age

It’s the largest organ in your body, so it may be easy to take the skin for granted. Keeping your skin healthy isn’t just a matter of daily cleansing. You can support your skin with positive lifestyle habits at every age.
Oct 31st, 2022
How Microneedling Smooths Out Fine Lines

How Microneedling Smooths Out Fine Lines

Improving the appearance of fine lines in your skin requires a jumpstart for your body’s natural healing abilities. Inducing new collagen isn’t a mystery, but it can involve recovery time lasting days or weeks, unless you know about microneedling.
Oct 17th, 2022

Why Did My Doctor Recommend Mohs Surgery?

Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery (Mohs) offers you the highest rate of cure of over 99% for most skin cancers and the best cosmetic/reconstructive outcome of any treatment available to date.
Sep 1st, 2022

What Makes Fillers So Popular?

The quest for skin health that reflects youthful vibrancy can take many paths, but the loss of collagen and facial volume with aging, weight loss, or certain medications can make this go too fast! Read more about the benefits of facial fillers.
Aug 1st, 2022
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Is There a Way to Improve Heavy Eyelids?

A combination of hereditary factors and time can contribute to heavy upper eyelids and a resulting "tired" appearance and even difficulty seeing. Fortunately, there is a very effective solution that can be performed surgically with only local anesthesia.
Jul 1st, 2022

What Causes Adult Acne and Your Treatment Options

Reminders of your youth may be welcome, unless that reminder is an acne outbreak. Adult acne, though, is common and while similar to teen acne, it has some unique properties, too. Find out how to combat it.
Jun 1st, 2022

Mohs Surgery: What Does It Treat and How Effective Is It?

When you have a skin cancer diagnosis, you will probably seek an effective treatment that assures the best chance of completely eliminating cancerous cells before they can spread through your body. Mohs surgery is your best option.
May 4th, 2022
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How Photofacials Can Treat Your Rosacea

Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that affects women and men due to a variety of factors. Often, it causes a flushed, uneven complexion across the face, with or without bumps. Photofacials offer an effective non-invasive treatment option.
Apr 8th, 2022
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I Have Saggy Eyelids: Can You Help?

Sagging eyelids can be more than just a cosmetic issue. Sometimes, the skin can be so loose that it affects your field of vision. Blepharoplasty addresses the saggy eyelid problem, returning both eyesight and a younger appearance.
Mar 14th, 2022
How Can I Turn Back the Clock on Aging Skin

How Can I Turn Back the Clock on Aging Skin

The passage of time can’t be prevented, though while you’ll get older, you can take steps to slow or even reverse the effects of time on your skin. You can turn back the clock on aging skin with a dermatologist-designed self-care plan.
Dec 1st, 2021
Why Do I Still Get Acne and How Can I Get Rid of It?

Why Do I Still Get Acne and How Can I Get Rid of It?

Most people expect acne to be confined to their teen years, but acne can affect you at any age. The reasons why it occurs are often the same, as are the solutions, though these later in life outbreaks may be different than in adolescence.
Nov 1st, 2021
What You Can Do to Prevent Rosacea Flare Ups

What You Can Do to Prevent Rosacea Flare Ups

A common skin condition that favors middle-aged fair-skinned women, rosacea can give a red, blotchy appearance to your face. It breaks out in cycles and while it can’t be cured, you can take action to prevent rosacea flare ups.
Oct 4th, 2021

What are Antioxidants and How Can They Help Your Skin?

Living takes a toll on your skin, from exposure to the elements to the simple passage of time. Free radicals, left unchecked, prematurely age your skin and dull your appearance. Look to antioxidants to help slow the natural aging process.
Sep 1st, 2021
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Can Mohs Surgery Completely Remove My Cancer?

Mohs micrographic surgery is the most effective and least invasive way to treat skin cancer. It is performed in a facility that permits immediate lab analysis as thin layers of your skin are removed until no cancerous cells remain.
Aug 5th, 2021

Why Adults Still Get Acne

Just when you think you’ve left acne behind in your teen years, you wake up with a new pimple. Yes, adults get acne too, and for some surprising reasons. Learn more about why and what you can do to prevent it.
Jul 19th, 2021

Tips for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

The most common form of the disease, skin cancer hits about 20% of Americans by the time they reach the age of 70. Protecting your skin from the ultraviolet components of sunlight is your best chance for sidestepping the disease.
Jun 10th, 2021

Cover Up With PRP Hair Restoration

Both women and men are subject to a certain type of hair loss that’s commonly called male pattern baldness. Androgenic alopecia causes female pattern baldness, too, and it’s usually a result of genetics and hormonal changes.
May 16th, 2021

What You Should Know About Mohs Surgery

One of the most common forms of the disease, accounting for more cases annually than all other forms combined, skin cancer is fortunately also one of the more survivable forms of cancer. Mohs micrographic surgery is a treatment for skin cancer.
Mar 18th, 2021

Botox or Fillers? Which Treatment Is Right for Me?

You’ve got one problem — wrinkles — yet there’s a plethora of treatments. It’s often difficult to choose. Botox® Cosmetic and dermal fillers are both injectable treatments, but each works in its own way. Here’s what you need to know.
Jan 24th, 2021
Copper Peptides v. Vitamin C, what is the evidence for skin care?

Vitamin C v. Copper Peptides, A Scientific Perspective

Dr. Jennifer Baron discusses the lack of data supporting copper peptides for collagen production in skincare, contrasts it with the proven benefits of topical Vitamin C, and emphasizes the need for evidence-based skincare claims.
May 19th, 2024