• Types of Skin Cancer: Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Overexposed areas of the skin can sometimes develop skin cancer. A very common type of skin cancer is called Basal Cell Carcinoma, or BCC. It is the least risky and the most easily treatable form of cancer, provided you catch it and clear it at an early stage. This cancer doesn't spread on your skin. However, it could go deep into the skin tissue and eventually to the bone. Thus, it's important to bring it to your doctor's notice should you notice any symptoms. What Ar   Read More...
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  • Understanding Seborrheic Dermatitis

    Seborrheic dermatitis in its most common form appears on the scalp as dandruff, but this condition can appear in other areas of the body as well. The most widely recognized feature of this condition is that it occurs on areas of the skin where oil glands are located. Usually, seborrheic dermatitis occurs as a result of fungal infection. It can also be caused by toxins and other external factors or as a result of body’s own functions. For some, it may be a chronic conditi   Read More...
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  • Treat Your Skin to a Chemical Peel

    A chemical peel is a chemical solution that is applied on the skin to improve texture and eliminate damaged outer-layer skin. Though generally applied on facial skin, chemical peels can be applied on other areas as well. The procedure is a non-invasive way to boost the appearance of one’s skin. It is very beneficial for people who have skin that has been damaged by sun exposure, acne, injury, or age. Some of the skin problems that can be treated with a chemical pee   Read More...
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  • Hair Removal with the ICON Laser

    The ICON laser from Cynosure is a revolutionary laser device used by skin professionals all over the world. It has been developed through a process of thorough clinical research and works on a highly sophisticated technology platform. A single machine offers multiple devices and thereby allows practitioners to offer an extensive range of popular treatments, including reduction of stretch marks, wrinkles, scars, and unwanted excess hair. Why ICON Laser? Even though t   Read More...
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  • SkinMedica Products Rejuvenate the Skin

    SkinMedica is a brand established for the rejuvenation of all skin types and is deeply rooted in science. Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick founded SkinMedica over a decade ago with the aim of ensuring the accessibility of the best formulations and highest quality ingredients to his patients. Allergan (the company behind Botox) took over SkinMedica in 2012 and has continued this pursuit. The range of products utilizes age-old proven ingredients such as retinol, vitamin E, vitamin C,   Read More...
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  • Better Sun Protection Thanks to EltaMD Sunscreens

    Daily protection from the harmful rays of the sun is critical to prevent numerous skin problems, including tanning, pigmentation, age spots, wrinkles, and serious diseases such as skin cancer. There are plenty of skin care options on the market, but the sheer amount of options available might leave you feeling confused and frustrated. To avoid making the wrong choice, dermatologists recommend selecting a sun care product from the revolutionary EltaMD range. The EltaMD suns   Read More...
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  • Voluma Restores Youthful Cheeks

    One of the common signs of aging that appears on the face is hollowness in the cheeks. Loss of volume and fullness from the cheeks takes away significantly from one’s youthful appearance. Juvederm Voluma is a brilliant solution to this problem. This advanced injectable dermal filler is a product sold by Allergan and specifically targets the cheeks. Voluma has the ability to address aging problems that can’t be solved by skin tightening alone. These include hollows and   Read More...
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  • Understanding Perioral Dermatitis

    Perioral dermatitis is a fairly common facial skin problem that occurs in the form of a tender and itchy rash or red papules. The condition is generally found to affect women and children and derives its name from the location where it typically occurs, which is around the mouth. While the affliction is relatively less common in men, it does affect them from time to time. What Is a Perioral Dermatitis Rash Like? “Perioral” means around the mouth, and dermatitis mean   Read More...
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  • Come In for a HydraFacial!

    A HydraFacial can be described as a multi-step procedure that makes use of patented cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, and skin-treatment technology. In this facial skin treatment, all impurities and dead skin cells are eliminated from your skin, leaving it hydrated with peptides and antioxidants. It is the advanced Vortex-Fusion serum transferring mechanism that distinguishes the HydraFacial from the other facial skin procedures. As opposed to other skin treatments, you   Read More...
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  • Urticaria/Hives and Treatment with Non-Drowsy Antihistamines

    Hives (also known as urticaria) are an allergic reaction of the skin that causes it to turn red and itchy. The condition can be quite uncomfortable and can interfere with one's daily activities. Chronic hives are symptomatic of an underlying health condition like lupus or thyroid disease. The signs of chronic hives include the following: • Red or white welts on the abdomen, arms, legs, or face • Welts of different sizes and shapes • Severe itching • Swelling ac   Read More...
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