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Eeek! Spider!…and Varicose Veins

Posted on August 19th, 2019

Payam Saadat, MD Board Certified Dermatologist Do you avoid wearing shorts and skirts because of unsightly varicose and spider veins? Large, raised and swollen blood vessels that twist and turn just under the surface of the skin, usually on the legs, are known as varicose veins. Smaller red, purple and…read more

Summertime: Bug Bites, Bee Stings, and Sunburns

Posted on August 15th, 2019

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Summer is here and one of the ways that I know this is when I start seeing patients coming in with discrete red bumps in various areas but mostly the legs and arms consistent with bug bites. The funny thing is that while most people…read more

The causes, effects, and treatments for Psoriasis

Posted on July 29th, 2019

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Psoriasis affects many people, more than 8 million Americans and 125 million people worldwide, 2-3% of the total population. Although psoriasis, in general, may not be a life-threatening condition, having a chronic skin condition like psoriasis can greatly affect a person’s quality of life in…read more

Pores and Extractions Q & A

Posted on July 18th, 2019

Sarah N. Hernandez, L.E. Licensed Aesthetician Q: I’m embarrassed to ask, but what exactly is a pore? A: I’m happy you asked! Pores are little openings we have on our faces designed to aid in our bodies’ detoxification process. Our pores secrete sweat, oil, toxins and dead skin which can…read more

4 Great Tips to Protect your Skin this Independence Day!

Posted on June 26th, 2019

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Summer is here and with July 4th coming up here are 4 tips to keep your skin healthy and protected in the hot, summer sun! 1. Sunscreen – Multiple sunburns can increase your risk of skin cancers. What many people don’t realize is that even…read more

Lasers, An Ideal Treatment for Men Who Want to Look Better

Posted on June 3rd, 2019

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Men are one of the fastest growing segments of the minimally invasive aesthetic procedure market for several years now. One of the areas that men are seeking aesthetic treatment is with lasers. Lasers are a fun, and what I consider, essential, part of my dermatology…read more

The Botox Benefit For Men

Posted on May 29th, 2019

Daniel Navi, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist Can Men Benefit from Botox? Botox treatments in men have steadily become popular in the recent years. By softening deep lines and wrinkles on forehead, between the brows (frown lines or “11s”) and around the eyes (“Crows feet”) Botox can give men a…read more

Kybella – A Non-Surgical Way to Remove Unwanted Fat

Posted on May 24th, 2019

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Kybella is a revolutionary treatment that allows people to get rid of stubborn fat without having to undergo surgery. Kybella is synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid naturally occurs in our bodies to help us breakdown fat in our foods. Using this same molecule, we can…read more

Allergies: Triggers and Treatments

Posted on April 1st, 2019

Daniel Navi, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist What are skin allergies? Our skin constantly comes into contact with various substances in our environment. Allergens are those substances identified as foreign invaders by our immune system. Over time some people’s immune system becomes sensitized to allergens such that upon skin exposure…read more

Aging Gracefully

Posted on March 27th, 2019

Lena Metcalfe, PA-C Physician Assistant We all want to age gracefully, however that definition is unique for each of us. For me, aging gracefully means embracing each year of my life as a gift and enjoying it! It also means feeling good about myself with a little help from medical…read more

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