• 3 Reasons to Get a Regular Facial

    OVERVIEW Skincare is the best tool for looking and feeling better and regular facials by a medical aesthetician or a board-certified plastic surgeon are an essential part of that care. So if you've been on the fence about why regular professional facials matter when it comes to taking care of your skin

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  • Acne Scarring

    OVERVIEW Scars are a major challenge for skincare professionals and their patients. They can significantly change a person’s skin texture and appearance and reduce their self-esteem. Acne scars are a common side effect of acne, a skin condition that affects millions of people each year and can cause

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  • Advances in Hair Loss Treatments

    OVERVIEW Hair loss can be very frustrating. When you are coping with this condition, you might feel like you will need to invest in wigs or hide your hair under a hat all day long. But what if you could actually prevent hair loss or halt it in your tracks? This is the dream of many people who are dealing

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  • Best Candidates for Dermaplaning

    OVERVIEW If your face has been looking a little dull and lackluster lately, a session of dermaplaning may be right for you. This popular cosmetic procedure is non-invasive, quick, and results in a brighter complexion, as well as smoother-looking skin. Here's what you need to know about dermaplaning,

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  • Body Toning Treatments

    OVERVIEW Body toning treatments are becoming increasingly popular. People are always excited to hear that there is a chance that they can handle their saggy skin, wrinkles, or aging skin with a treatment that will make their skin better than ever. These toning treatments can be done in various ways,

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  • Botulinum Toxin Therapy

    OVERVIEW: Are you experiencing unwanted wrinkles or excessive sweating? A botulinum toxin therapy session with us might be just what you need. Here's everything you need to know about botulinum toxin therapy and its use in dermatology. What is Botulinum Toxin Therapy? Botulinum toxin therapy, or Botox

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  • Cellulite Treatment

    Cellulite is an extremely common condition affecting most women. It refers to the “cottage-cheese,” dimpled appearance commonly seen on the buttocks, thighs, and hips. Cellulite occurs when the fibrous bands that connect the skin to the muscle tighten irregularly. The tightening pulls down on the

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  • Cheek Enhancement

    OVERVIEW Aging affects our body in different ways, including our cheeks. As you get older, it's not uncommon for you to see changes to your cheeks, including: loss of volume sunken-in or hollowed-out appearance A cheek enhancement may help, especially if you're unhappy with the look of your cheeks.

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  • Chemical Peels

    Chemical peels are cosmetic procedures that use various chemical solutions to exfoliate or peel away the outer layer of the skin. They are commonly used to treat fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone, skin discoloration, dull complexion, age spots, or sun damaged skin. Typically, chemical peels are

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  • Cosmetic Treatments to Schedule Before Summer

    OVERVIEW If you want to be in tip-top shape for the warmer months, now is the time to schedule your cosmetic treatments. There are a number of options available, including plastic surgery, dermatology, and skincare treatments. Before you schedule your appointment, make sure you do some research. There

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  • Dermal Fillers

    OVERVIEW Used to smooth out wrinkles, plump up your skin, and give your face a more youthful appearance, dermal fillers are a popular cosmetic procedure. In 2020 alone, there were over 3.4 million dermal filler injections administered in the United States, making it the second most commonly requested

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  • Dermaplaning

    Dermaplaning is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure where a small blade removes the outermost layer of skin and fine hairs on the face. As such, the procedure provides both exfoliation and hair removal yielding a brighter complexion and softer, smoother skin. Disclaimer: The information on

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  • Eliminating Nasolabial Folds

    OVERVIEW Do you have nasolabial folds? If so, you're not alone. Nasolabial folds are a common cosmetic concern for many people. Fortunately, there are treatments available that can help eliminate nasolabial folds. This article will discuss the various treatment options available and how they work. We

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  • Fillers

    Fillers (examples: Belotero, Juvederm, Radiesse, Restylane, Sculptra, Voluma) are injectable treatments that help diminish the signs of aging. Fillers are composed of soft, gel-like substances that can either be synthetic or naturally occurring in nature. They can be temporary (absorbable) or permanent

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  • Focused Fat Removal: What are your options?

    OVERVIEW Since the dawn of civilization, people have been trying to lose weight. Some people believe they will automatically lose weight if they eat healthy foods. Others think they have to exercise for hours every day to achieve results. While some methods have worked for a while, others have proven

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  • Hormone Therapy Options for Perimenopause

    OVERVIEW We've all heard of menopause, but not everyone is aware of the changes your body goes through during the time leading up to it. This transitional period before menopause is known as perimenopause. Perimenopause isn't usually as severe as menopause, but you experience many of the same symptoms

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  • Hormone Therapy for Men

    OVERVIEW While hormone therapy or hormone replacement therapy is often associated with the female gender, men can benefit from it just as much as women. In fact, there are many hormone therapy options for men that can boost testosterone and have you feeling like your younger self in no time. How does

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  • Hormone Therapy for Women

    OVERVIEW The human body is an incredible thing that uses a variety of hormones to do tons of different things. Hormones are necessary to help women grow, develop, and mature into their adult bodies. They also help with the development and health of the reproductive organs, sex drive, and more. So, when

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  • IV Therapy

    OVERVIEW IV therapy, also known as intravenous therapy, is a process in which medications or fluids are delivered into the bloodstream through an IV line. There are many forms of IV therapy, but most follow the same protocol and provide similar benefits to patients usually recovering from surgery or

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  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

    Intense pulsed light therapy is a non-invasive, non-laser therapy that uses high intensity pulses of visible light to achieve skin rejuvenation. IPL delivers light energy which is converted into heat energy, resulting in damage to targeted cells in the skin. The damage also stimulates new collagen production.

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  • Jawline Fillers

    OVERVIEW Jawline fillers are an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure because they are natural-looking and can be done in just one visit. But before getting into the details of jawline fillers, it's important to understand the science behind what makes them effective, why people want them, and how

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  • Laser Hair Removal

    Laser hair removal is a procedure used to remove unwanted facial and body hair. Lasers deliver concentrated beams of light which are absorbed by the pigment in hair follicles. The light energy is converted into heat, which ultimately damages the hair follicles, leading to decreased or absence of hair

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  • Laser Skin Resurfacing

    Laser skin resurfacing are cosmetic laser treatment commonly used to treat fine lines and wrinkles, sun-damaged skin, and scars. The procedure can be further subclassified into 2 categories: ablative and non-ablative. Ablative lasers are more invasive. In this procedure, a highly concentrated beam of

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  • Laser Therapy

    Laser therapy is a broad term that describes treatments that use a single wavelength of light to target specific cells in the skin. The light energy is converted to heat energy, resulting in damage to the targeted cells and also triggering the skin’s repair mechanism, thereby stimulating collagen production.

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  • Lip Injections

    OVERVIEW Lip injections are one of the most common kinds of dermal, or skin, fillers. According to a 2017 report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, lip injection demand increased 312% between 2000 and 2017. Celebrities and pop culture stars are often rumored to have lip injections to create

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  • Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion

    Microdermabrasion is a noninvasive procedure where micro-crystals are used to gently exfoliate and remove the outermost layer of skin. As the procedure treats only the top layer of the skin, it is relatively painless and requires minimal recovery time. It is commonly used to treat dull complexion, discoloration,

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  • Microneedling

    Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a minimally invasive procedure used for skin rejuvenation. During treatment, a pen-like device studded with tiny needles are used to make precise, microscopic punctures in the skin. The tiny wounds do not leave scars but instead trigger the

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  • More Bang for Your Buck: Top 3 Cosmetic Treatments that are "Tried and True"

    OVERVIEW Want to get the most out of your skincare treatment, but feel overwhelmed by the options available? Well, you’re not alone; there are hundreds of thousands of treatment options out there, and they all claim to be better than the last! But what treatments are worth investing in? What are the

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  • Nasal Contouring Filler

    OVERVIEW While nose jobs are most commonly thought of as being performed via plastic surgery, there are several other options available to give you the results you want without going under the knife. This can be especially helpful if you have health or other concerns that keep you from having surgery

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  • Neuromodulators

    Neuromodulators (Botox, Daxxify, Dysport, Jeaveau, Myobloc, Xeomin) are nonsurgical, cosmetic injectables that are used to temporarily lessen or eliminate the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Commonly treated areas include frown lines, forehead creases, and crow’s feet. These cosmetic injections

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  • Non Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation

    Vaginal rejuvenation is a broad term referring to surgical and non-surgical techniques used to tighten the vagina, treat incontinence, and improve sexual experiences. Non-surgical treatments are non-invasive procedures designed to help tighten and tone the vaginal area. Examples include laser therapies

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  • Picking the Filler that is Best for You

    OVERVIEW One of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make when deciding to have cosmetic surgery is choosing which filler to have injected into your face. Each filler has its unique qualities, and each can help address different issues and defects, but it’s up to you to choose the one that’s right

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  • Skin Resurfacing

    OVERVIEW Skin resurfacing is a cosmetic procedure that uses lasers to rejuvenate your skin and diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It may also be known as laser skin resurfacing. Laser skin resurfacing is a popular treatment that's prescribed by dermatologists if you're looking to turn

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  • Skin Tightening

    OVERVIEW Loosening your skin is part of the aging process. As you get older, your skin produces less collagen and elastin—two essential proteins for supple, youthful skin. As a result, your skin loses its flexibility, wrinkles increase, and it gets saggy. Sagging skin can also happen due to weight

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  • Stimulating Skin Collagen

    OVERVIEW Heading to the dermatologist to stimulate your skin's production of collagen, an essential protein that results in youthful skin's characteristic plumpness, is a popular cosmetic choice for those experiencing the signs of aging. From fillers to over-the-counter creams and supplements, collagen

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