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February is laser love month

When it comes to anti-aging and skin care, laser treatments are considered one of the most effective ways to improve your skin’s texture. Most experts agree that a large part of the skin changes we experience are due to sun damage, which leaves the skin spotted and leathery. Laser treatments can reverse some of the […]


Melt away your double chin

“Submental fullness” (double chin) is a condition that can affect anyone, regardless of age or weight. But a double chin is most common with weight gain and aging and can also be the result of genetics. There was a time when there wasn’t anything to be done about a double chin, as it’s usually resistant […]


Step into our office (and you can look younger)

Some of the most effective ways to fight the signs of aging and restore a more youthful appearance have nothing to do with plastic surgery. These days, more and more people are achieving their anti-aging goals with a fairly quick office visit causing little to no pain or downtime. Here are three common issues that […]


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Botulinum toxin, take a bow!

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, (ASAPS), Botox Cosmetic (and its sister products Dysport and Xeomin) is the number one nonsurgical cosmetic procedure, and has been for over 15 years now. Last year alone, some four million injections were performed. Whether you’re a Botox beginner, a long-term user, or still just thinking […]


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Radiesse Tells Your Smile Lines They’re Not Funny

Aging isn’t for the meek; it’s an unrelenting march, day after day. Your collagen supply drops year by year and with it your skin’s support mechanism. Volume leaves your cheeks. Your skin loses it elasticity and allows for wrinkles to find a home. Bogus. But you don’t have to take aging as a matter of […]


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Get Smart About Those Fat Pockets

The human body is really good at storing fat for a rainy day. Of course, this leftover of our caveman days doesn’t have the same relevance today with a Safeway right down the street as it did when we could go a couple weeks between good protein-filled meals. It appears our modern bodies didn’t get […]


Improving your face with Thermage

It happens to everyone. As we age, our faces and necks change, and for many reasons, including: Loss of muscle tone Thinning skin Loss of underlying fat Dry skin Depending on genetics, sun damage and other factors, the face and neck area can be flabby, sagging jowls can appear and the neck can droop. At […]


Could acne be a blessing in disguise?

Our patients who struggle with chronic acne would not find it amusing if we tried to tell that that there could be something positive about the condition. Acne is unsightly at best, and can also cause physical and emotional scars. But a recent study says bad skin now, could mean younger skin later. First the […]


Clear and Brilliant can mean just that for your skin

We all know or have met someone who has amazing skin, the kind you notice and can’t help envying. But for the rest of us, our skin can be a source of various struggles, from acne scars and dry areas to oiliness and wrinkles. Many of us are also paying the price for too much […]


Filler up!

If you’ve had enough with looking tired even after a good night’s sleep; if you’re ready to give up that deep furrow between your eyes that makes you look angry even when you aren’t; if you’d like to have the lips you used to have, or even better, you could be ready for a filling. […]


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