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

Living with Psoriasis

Posted on August 16th, 2018

Daniel Navi, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist Psoriasis is a common, chronic, inflammatory, condition affecting about 2% of the population. Though it can present at any age, the usual course is diagnosis around teenage to young adulthood years with a chronic, recurring course. There is usually a family history of…read more

An Ounce of Prevention, A Pound of Cure

Posted on July 31st, 2018

Justine Park, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist When it comes to medical care, the saying: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” applies to cosmetic concerns as well as medical conditions such as cancer and high blood pressure. In my practice, concerns of the aging face such as wrinkles,…read more

Opening up your Eyes

Posted on July 31st, 2018

Eyelid Surgery – The Results are Eye-Opening! Payam Saadat, MD Board Certified Dermatologist There’s no question droopy or puffy eyelids age a person and lend them a tired appearance. Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure to remove the excess fatty deposits and loose skin giving that impression. By improving the appearance…read more

Saffron’s Skin Care Solutions Summertime Q and A

Posted on July 16th, 2018

Saffron Villaryo Licensed Medical Aesthetician Q. What is the proper way to apply sunscreen? I went to the beach yesterday, and applied my sunscreen, yet still got a sunburn? A. This is a great question, especially during the summertime! I am so sorry to hear about your sunburn, yet follow…read more

Sun Protection and Vitamin D

Posted on June 27th, 2018

When it comes to skin and sunlight, everyone faces a slight dilemma. On one hand, we need vitamin D to maintain healthy bones and we get the majority of our vitamin D from exposure to sunlight. On the other hand, most of us are well aware exposure to sunlight accelerates…read more

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