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Do you ever feel like you don’t measure up to the flawless beauty you see on TV and social media? Do you only seem to see imperfections when you look in the mirror? In a Cosmetic Laser Dermatology webinar, Sabrina Fabi, MD, discusses perception drift and how this real problem impacts individuals and the treatments
Best Treatments for Your Best Fall
With cooler weather on the horizon, updating your fall wardrobe is likely at the top of your priority list. But what about your skin? While investing in a high-end moisturizer is a great way to prevent the dry, flaky skin that often accompanies chilly weather, now is the perfect time for a more comprehensive upgrade.
Why More Men are Getting Aesthetic Treatments
It seems we are in the midst of a new trend –the rise of male aesthetics. While the stigma surrounding male vanity has faded over the years, the pandemic has triggered a new level of self-awareness in men, leading them to desire the same benefits that women have been enjoying from cosmetic treatments over the
Is It Ever Too Early to Start Anti-Aging Treatments?
Beautiful skin doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a lifelong process that requires the right care from a young age. That’s why it’s never too early to speak with a board-certified dermatologist about your current or future skin concerns. At Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego our board-certified dermatologists know that skin ages sooner than you might
Which Laser is Right for You?
Lasers offer a safe and effective way to improve skin tone and texture and reduce visible signs of aging without the need for surgery. But if you often confuse one laser for another, or believe they all work the same way and achieve the same results, you are not alone. For instance, it’s common knowledge
As a feature that gets plenty of attention, we want our eyes to radiate youthful beauty. Unfortunately, the delicate skin surrounding the eyes is one of the first areas to show signs of aging and sun damage, leading us to look older than we feel. The good news is there are plenty of treatment options
Wrinkles and Sagging Around the Mouth
Sagging skin and wrinkles in the lower face are common complaints among cosmetic patients. Board-certified dermatologist Kimberly Butterwick, MD, of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology addressed those concerns in her recent webinar titled “Wrinkles and Sagging around the Mouth.” During the presentation, Dr. Butterwick explained these changes are part of the aging process as well as the
Cosmetic Injectables: Don’t Do-It-Yourself
If you are like most people, you are stuck at home much more than you’d like to be right now. You may have picked up a new hobby or skill during quarantine, thanks possibly to online DIY videos—but not all those tutorials are beneficial. Tutorials for at-home cosmetic injectables have been growing in popularity online,
Everyone wants to look their best through every season of life, but choosing the best skin treatments can be challenging. This is particularly true for individuals with darker skin tones, as many laser and energy devices can cause more complications than benefits for these patients. Board-certified dermatologist Douglas Wu, MD, PhD, of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology,
Acne and Acne Scars
Acne affects up to 50 million people in the United States, according to aad.org, making it the most common skin condition in the country. Characterized by prominent pustules, papules, and diffuse redness, the condition can severely impact a person’s appearance and self esteem. Fortunately, there are ways to effectively manage this stubborn condition today. Dr.