All About Scars

A scar is a natural part of the body’s reaction to wounding or injury and is correlated with healing. Skin scars occur when the dermis (the deep, thick layer of skin) is damaged. The worse the initial damage is, the worse the scar will generally be. Most skin scars are flat and leave a trace

Stand firm in the face of gravity—with Ultherapy™!

Ultrasound, a technology that has been trusted by expectant mothers for decades, is now being used in a whole new type of cosmetic procedure that actually tightens loose skin on the face and neck without surgery. This procedure, called Ulthera™ or Ultherapy™, is the first and only energy-based procedure in aesthetics to be cleared by

Appear Younger With No Down Time!

Right now is a very exciting time in cosmetic dermatology. There are so many new products to use to enhance our natural beauty and give us the look that we desire. In addition, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, CA have many new and cutting-edge techniques that we are using with these injectable products. The

Get Clear Before School’s Here!

Acne occurs when our pores become clogged.  Each pore opens to a follicle, which contains a hair and an oil gland. The oil released by the gland helps remove old skin cells and keeps your skin soft. When glands produce too much oil, the pores can become blocked, and dirt, bacteria, and cells build up

Have you tried Dysport yet?

Dysport is an injectable much like Botox that can be used to treat and relax crow’s feet, wrinkles on the forehead and frown lines in between the eyebrows. Dysport’s growing popularity makes it a great alternative to Botox. Both toxins cause temporary paralysis of the muscles, thus minimizing or eliminating unwanted lines and wrinkles by relaxing

Removing Facial Veins

Many veins, blood vessels and capillaries are necessary to deliver blood and oxygen to the variety of muscles in our face. However, with age, our skin loses collagen and the outer layers become thinner, resulting in more transparency. Constant exposure to sun, and regular wear and tear can rupture these small capillaries, sometimes leaving behind

Are you a candidate for CoolSculpting?

Have you been hitting the gym as much as possible and eating a structured diet to no avail? It happens to a lot of us and can be very frustrating when our hard work is not giving us the results we want. Thankfully there’s CoolSculpting, a new FDA-approved non-invasive procedure offered in at Cosmetic Laser

Erase your age spots

While freckles are beautiful, they are actually signs of sun damage – and are also called age spots. Don’t let the name “age spots” fool you. Age spots have more to do with sun exposure than age, which is why other names for these are sun spots or brown spots. Regardless, there’s no denying that

Prepare To Bare Your Legs

Summer is finally here, which means it is time to get your legs ready for the warm weather and beach life with the help of sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy is always the first line of treatment for varicose veins and spider veins. Unwanted leg veins are injected with a sclerosing agent using a very thin needle, and

Chronic Sun Exposure Damages Trucker’s Skin

A photo recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows just how damaging the sun can be to your skin. The striking picture of a 69-year-old truck driver has gone viral, and understandably so. The individual spent the last 28 years driving a delivery truck, and was exposed to ultraviolet rays through the

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