Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

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

Treatments for Aging Hands

Posted on March 21st, 2019

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist When thinking about rejuvenation, people often forget that hands should be given attention to as well. As we age, just like with our facial skin, the skin of our hands start to thin as the collagen thins. When the skin thins, we start to see…read more

Antioxidants that help your Skin!

Posted on March 11th, 2019

Most of us are aware that consumption of antioxidant rich foods promotes overall good health. What’s less known are the many benefits topical antioxidants have to offer our skin. Incorporating use of a topical antioxidant into your daily routine can help revitalize, protect and preserve your skin’s tone, texture and…read more

Checking Yourself for Signs of Melanoma

Posted on March 5th, 2019

Payam Saadat, MD Board Certified Dermatologist Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It can sometimes be life threatening. It starts in skin cells called melanocytes. These are cells that make melanin, the source of your skin’s color. Melanin also serves to protect deeper layers of your skin…read more

When is it time to visit a Dermatology office?

Posted on January 29th, 2019

Jo-Anne Bustamante, PA-C Board-Certified Physician Assistant The following criteria can help you determine if it is time to make an appointment with one of our dermatology offices: Acne: Most over-the-counter products to treat acne contain either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. If you continue to get new acne bumps or blemishes…read more

Our Burbank Location is Moving to a New Address!

Posted on January 23rd, 2019

We are excited to announce our expansion to a brand new state-of-the-art facility. Our Burbank location is moving to 2720 W. Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505 – Get Directions Here See the flyer below for more details:

Is the Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) laser right for you?

Posted on January 9th, 2019

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Intense Pulsed Light, also known as IPL, was originally developed in the 1990’s to treat redness and vessels in the skin. Since then, the use of IPL has expanded to include the treatment of age spots, acne, sun damage, to rejuvenate the skin and even…read more

What exactly is Mohs surgery?

Posted on January 8th, 2019

Razieh Soltani, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon Mohs micrographic surgery is an advanced treatment for skin cancer that offers the highest cure rate and leaves the smallest possible scar. It relies on the ability of the microscope to trace out and ensure removal of the skin cancer’s roots….read more

Is Restylane Right for You?

Posted on December 5th, 2018

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist The Restylane family of hyaluronic acid (HA) based fillers include Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Defyne and Restylane Refyne. Hyaluronic acid is a complex sugar molecule that is naturally found in our skin and is responsible for providing structural support. HA fillers are very…read more

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