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ZO Skin Health Principles

ZO Skin Health has defined healthy skin as skin that is smooth, firm and tight, even in color, hydrated, tolerant, and free from disease. When the skin lacks any of these factors, the skin must be restored to a healthy state. ZO Skin Health states there are eight core principles that holistically treat the skin… Read More »

Benefits of Vitamin A

Common ingredients in skincare may include retinol and retinoic acid. These agents are important in the stimulation of skin cells and can aid in preventing and correcting signs of aging. Retinol and retinoic acid are derivatives of vitamin A. Vitamin A is a stimulant that increases oxygen circulation in the skin. Vitamin A stimulates both… Read More »

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 »