PRP for Hair Restoration: Hype or Hoax?
PRP has been in the news a lot lately. From vampire facials to joint injections in NBA and baseball stars, PRP (platelet rich plasma) appears to have quite a bit of promise. Surprisingly, one of PRP’s most promising uses is in hair restoration. Hair loss affects over 80 million women and men in the United
My Everyday Sunscreens
Patients often ask, “What’s the best sunscreen?” My most common reply is “The one you’ll use every day!”. There are a gazillion sunscreens on the market, but the best sunscreen for you is the one you’ll use consistently. It’s important to find a sunscreen that feels great on your skin while being convenient to use.
The Importance of Going to a Dermatologist for Your Cosmetic Treatments
Undergoing a cosmetic treatment is intended to be a rejuvenating experience. It improves the skin and revitalizes your appearance so that you look and feel more youthful and vibrant. The number of cosmetic spa centers around the country has mushroomed in recent years. This proliferation has supposedly made getting cosmetic treatments easier, more convenient, and,
The Secret to Facial Rejuvenation: Voluma, Vollure, and Volbella
Aging can cause unwanted issues such as fine lines, wrinkles, and volume loss. Common areas where these occur include the cheeks, on the forehead, and around the lips. Without treatment, these issues can make your skin look more aged. To address or prevent these issues from worsening or even starting, the facial rejuvenation experts at
The 5 Keys to Perfect Skin (According to Your Dermatologist)
Let’s face it. There are millions of new products and treatments out there making the same fountain of youth promises for your skin, competing for your attention (and money). So, how can anyone weed through the latest gimmicks and fads to find the really worthwhile, genuinely good-for-your-skin solutions for acne, wrinkles, and other skincare woes?
Cosmetic Laser Dermatology and Calecim® Stem Cell Technology Offer Superior Anti-Aging Results
The way we treat aging skin and the signs of photodamage has significantly evolved over the years. With advances in both laser and stem cell technology, we are now able to combine the two to deliver superior anti-aging results faster than ever, with a focus on brown spots, hyperpigmentation, lines and wrinkles, and skin laxity.
Turn Heads with Body Contouring
It may be nearing winter, but in sunny San Diego, we have summer weather year-round, which means it’s never too late to be “beach body ready.” And you don’t have to spend hours on a treadmill or live on salads and kale shakes to achieve this! In fact, if you have one or two pockets
Say Goodbye to Unsightly Scar Tissue with Scar Revision Treatments
Perhaps you had an unfortunate slip and fall when you were a teenager that left a scar on your forehead. Or perhaps you underwent a surgical procedure that caused excessive scarring. Regardless of the circumstances, it’s possible that you’ve developed scar tissue. Scar tissue on the face can be more than distracting; it can make
Powered by Rubies? How Beautiful Gems Power Our Dermatology Lasers
Gemstones are typically thought of as no more than decorative stones used in jewelry and other luxury items, but did you know that these brilliantly colored crystals and gems are used in everything from watches and radios to industrial drills and lasers? Lasers were first used in medical procedures more than four decades ago for
At Last, A Flexible Filler That Moves With You
Restylane Refyne and Defyne have been FDA-approved since December 2016 and have already shown us amazing results! These two new fillers use an innovative proprietary technology called XpresHAn (pronounced “expression”) that allows them the flexibility to move with your every expression while still performing their job of lifting and smoothing. “Natural” results have reached a