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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

Winter Itch

Posted on November 30th, 2018

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist As the weather gets colder, the air becomes drier and causes our skin to dry out as well. If you see a white sheen to your skin or when you scratch the skin and white flaky skin comes off, these are signs of dry skin….read more

What are the best anti-aging treatments for my skin this winter?

Posted on November 28th, 2018

Saffron Villaryo Licensed Medical Aesthetician Answer: Collagen and collagen stimulating treatments are the best anti-aging treatments for the skin, and it is never too early to start, as our collagen starts to drop of at about 27 years of age! This winter, we recommend our anti-aging treatments which focus on…read more

Don’t Forget To Treat Your Neck and Décolletage This Season!

Posted on November 5th, 2018

Saffron Villaryo Licensed Medical Aesthetician The neck and décolletage area, have long been areas that tend to be overlooked when it comes to skin care routines. In order to avoid saggy, dry skin, and a “turkey neck” look, which can occur with aging, facial products should be applied to the…read more

Are Dracula Facials the key to Eternal Youth?

Posted on October 29th, 2018

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Microneedling combined with platelet rich plasma is the newest anti-aging and acne scar treatment that we offer and is a quick and comfortable procedure that gives a tremendous boost to your skin’s natural ability to make collagen. I use this treatment for patients who are…read more

The Triggers and Causes of Eczema

Posted on October 16th, 2018

Daniel Navi, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist What Is Eczema? Eczema is the term we commonly use for the skin condition known as atopic dermatitis and other similar itchy, flaky skin rashes. The hallmarks of eczema are redness and dry scaly appearance of the skin with associated itching. Severe forms…read more

4 Benefits of a Pumpkin Peel

Posted on October 1st, 2018

Sarah N. Hernandez, L.E. Licensed Aesthetician Have you ever been curious about having a peel, yet are too afraid to try one? With so many options, the decision can be confusing about which peels are safe to try for beginners. Pumpkin enzyme peels are an excellent introductory treatment for anyone…read more

Taking Care of Spooky Spider Veins

Posted on September 27th, 2018

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Spider veins are very superficial small vessels ranging from less than a millimeter to about 3mm. They are usually red, blue and/or purple in color. Though they are not dangerous to a person’s health in any way, they can be visually bothersome to many people….read more

What is Actinic Keratoses (Pre-Cancerous Lesions) and What are the Treatments?

Posted on August 29th, 2018

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Actinic keratoses (AKs) are pre-cancerous lesions that can evolve into squamous cell skin cancers (SCC). The majority of AKs do not progress to skin cancer but because there is no way to know which ones will become cancerous and which ones won’t. it is recommended…read more

Keep your Chin Up

Posted on August 29th, 2018

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Kybella® is the only FDA-approved treatment for “submental fat”, which is also known as a double chin. It is a highly successful treatment that can achieve results consistent with surgical “chin tucks”, without the use of knives. As with any treatment, there are some special…read more

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