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Post-Op Maintenance

Let’s talk about the importance of post-op maintenance when it comes to you and your cosmetic or reconstructive surgical procedure. Whether you’ve reversed the signs of aging with a facelift, enhanced the shape of your nose, or reduced the appearance of a scar, post-op maintenance is a must in order to maintain and enhance the… Read More »

Laser 101

The history of medical light therapies and lasers began with Albert Einstein in 1917. He published a paper outlining the theory of laser light and theorized how a brilliant form of light energy could be artificially created. However, it wasn’t until May of 1960 that Theodore Maiman created the first laser from a ruby crystal…. Read More »

LED Light Therapy

Light therapy is the application of light rays to the skin for the treatment of wrinkles, capillaries, pigmentation, and/or inflammation. LED stands for Light-Emitting Diode and can come in many different colors: red, yellow, green, and blue. Today, we’ll be answering the most asked questions when it comes to LED light therapy.  What do the… Read More »

The Importance of Wearing SPF

Did you know skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States? One out of five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime.  Just in case you need another reason to be wearing your sunscreen, here are four reasons you should wear SPF.   1 – SPF lowers… Read More »

How to Treat Sun Spots, Age Spots and Melasma

Sunspots, age spots, melasma, acne marks: Whatever you call it, hyperpigmentation can be as difficult to treat as it is to avoid. Hyperpigmentation begins in the late teens and early twenties and gets progressively worse as you age.  It can be caused by cumulative exposure to the sun or tanning beds, hormones, genetics, and/or the… Read More »

Caring for Your Skin Beneath Your Face Mask

There’s been a lot to get used to throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases in America still on a steady rise, it’s more important than ever to follow CDC social distancing and face mask guidelines. While facial coverings are invaluable when it comes to protecting yourself and those around you from the coronavirus––they aren’t kind… Read More »

All About Eyes: What Causes Under-Eye Bags and How to Treat Them

In most cases, tracing where under-eye bags come from isn’t hard. After a good cry or a particularly late night, your skin responds by becoming puffy or darker than normal. But some people chronically struggle with bags under their eyes. While under-eye bags typically aren’t medically concerning, they commonly cause anxiety and self-consciousness. Often, bags… Read More »

Why are there Different Types of Fillers?

Fillers, sometimes called facial or dermal fillers, are among the most popular non-invasive cosmetic procedures available today. These diverse products can be used for a number of aesthetic and medical aims, including plumping lips, erasing under-eye bags, lifting eyebrows, enhancing cheekbones, and can provide a rejuvenating boost to help you look a few years younger…. Read More »