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Overcoming Skin Resistance

Overcome skin resistance to medical topical agents by limiting their use. Skin can acquire tolerance and resistance to many topical agents, leading to treatment failure and complications. Medical topical products (e.g. hydroquinone, retinoic acid) are recommended to be used short-term for therapeutic treatment of skin conditions. Upon completion of therapeutic treatment, patients should switch to… Read More »

Hydrafacial

Somewhere in the world, a HydraFacial is performed every 15 seconds. This essentially amounts to 2 million treatments given globally last year alone. That’s more than the total number of Botox injections administered in the U.S. in 2017. Does the HydraFacial really live up to its hype? Read on and see for yourself!   What… Read More »

Skin Stabilization

Stabilization prevents acquired sensitivity to treatment while increasing the skin’s resistance to negative external and/or internal factors by repairing and maintaining normal cellular functions in both the epidermis and dermis.    Epidermal Stabilization Strengthens skin and builds resistance Maintains healthy barrier function Restores adequate hydration Preserves DNA integrity Optimizes natural exfoliation by regulating keratinocyte maturation… Read More »

Chronic Inflammation Elimination

Inflammation is induced by many elements, including disease, UV light, excess sebum and long-term use of topical irritants. It is the immune system’s innate response against internal and eternal assaults. Inflammation is a normal, essential defense mechanism to keep the body healthy. Acute inflammation can be beneficial. For example, in wound healing: Inflammation is necessary… Read More »

Layers of the Skin and their Functions

Did you know that the skin is the largest organ in the body? In this short blog post, we will discuss the main layers in the skin and their functions.    As you learned in elementary school, the skin is made up of three main layers: the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous layer. Within those layers… Read More »

Sebum Control

Sebum control prevents induction and progression of chronic inflammation and pigment conditions resulting from excess sebum output.   Excess sebum is detrimental to skin health. Sebum control is a critical step in skin health restoration to help prevent and control inflammatory conditions.   Excess sebum results in the following: Clogs pores, leading to acne Manifests… Read More »

Pro-Nox Breathe Away Pain and Anxiety

  The Pro-Nox Nitrous Oxide Delivery System empowers you to safely control your pain relief during in-office procedures.   The fixed mixture of 50% Nitrous Oxide and 50% Oxygen uses a specifically designed on-demand valve that only delivers the medical gases when you inhale. You manage when to use it and for how long while… Read More »

ZO Skin Health Smart Sun Protection

Smart sun protection is taking a more comprehensive approach to sun protection – beyond traditional approaches of just blocking against UVA/UVB rays. ZO Skin Health engineers scientifically superior sunscreens with the broadest, most comprehensive range (UVA, UVB, HEV, and IR-A) of sun protection available. Additional hydrators, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories complete each formula for optimal protection…. Read More »