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Botox: Not Just for Girls

Posted on May 29th, 2018

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist When it comes to Botox/Dysport injections, men have historically been ignored as potential candidates. But there is a growing trend that deserves attention: Men are seeking Botox & Dysport treatments and for things you might be surprised to hear about. Affectionately termed “Brotox”, I have…read more

The Treatments for Scars

Posted on May 24th, 2018

Payam Saadat, MD Board Certified Dermatologist Over the course of a lifetime, cuts, scrapes, burns, trauma brought about by surgery, acne and other skin conditions can all scar previously smooth and seamless skin. Minor scars might be easy to ignore or conceal but some varieties can disfigure and are not…read more

The Proper Way to Exfoliate Your Face

Posted on May 17th, 2018

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Exfoliation is an important process of good skin care. Patients with acne are usually aware that the skin needs to be exfoliated since clogging of the pores is part of the cause of acne. In acne prone skin, dead skin doesn’t come off as it…read more

Which Chemical Peel is Best for You?

Posted on May 14th, 2018

Saffron Villaryo Licensed Medical Aesthetician Which peels would be best for anti-aging of the skin, and what are the benefits of doing a peel? Answer The benefits of peels include helping the collagen and elastin of the skin, which are what give the skin its elasticity and strength. The weakening…read more

Know your ABC’s of Skin Cancer

Posted on May 3rd, 2018

Daniel Navi, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. In the US alone, there are over 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma) treated each year in over 3.3 million people. As Americans are living longer,…read more

Teenagers and Acne

Posted on April 20th, 2018

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist If you are reading this blog, you most likely suffer or know someone who is suffering from teenage acne. Please keep reading, as this blog will address some of the main treatments available for this condition. Acne is a condition in which the skin may…read more

Patient Consultations as an Art

Posted on April 16th, 2018

Dana Kang, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist My approach when treating each one of my patients is to educate them about their condition so that we can come up with the best treatment option. I think it’s important for my patients to be aware of their conditions: the cause (if it is…read more

Allergy Season is Upon us

Posted on April 12th, 2018

Jo-Anne Bustamante, PA-C Board-Certified Physician Assistant Now that springtime is upon us, we look forward to trees blooming and flowers budding. However, this is also the time of year when seasonal allergies flare up. Seasonal allergies, commonly known as hay fever and allergic rhinitis, affects millions of people. The biggest…read more

Spring Forward and Leave Spider Veins Behind

Posted on March 16th, 2018

Yuri M. Kim, DO Board Certified Dermatologist Ever wish your legs remained how they were when you were youthful? Well, NOW it’s achievable. Say goodbye to spider veins for good! Asclera, also known as Polidocanol, is an injectable medicine used in a procedure called Sclerotherapy. This medication works by damaging…read more

What is causing my hair loss?

Posted on February 27th, 2018

Daniel Navi, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist Female hair loss can be quite a distressing occurrence, especially if unexpected.  It often helps to understand the cause of one’s hair loss before considering ways to address it. There are two main categories of hair loss: scarring and non-scarring. Here we will…read more

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