How The Environment Effects Your Skin

By Chelsea CampbellBy now, it's likely that we all know that the sun causes skin damage and premature aging and how important it is to wear a daily SPF. However, dryness, irritation, acne, dullness, loss of elasticity, and conditions like eczema ...Because of changes in the atmosphere and ozone layer, our exposure to the sun has increased, and doctors are seeing a higher rate of skin damage than in years past. A study by the World Health Organization ......

Tags: Sunscreen, skin cancer, sun exposure, skincare, spf

Can Doctor Reviews and Rankings Online Be Trusted?

... unethical about a plastic surgery practice using legitimate marketing practices to increase their exposure and, ultimately, their business.  In this dog-eat-dog world, advertising is an essential component of any commercial enterprise, ......

Tags: Social Media, Instagram, fake news, Yelp

Utilize The Rejuvenating Power of Chemical Peels

It's a powerful organ that has amazing abilities to protect and rejuvenate. But between age, sun and the wear and tear of everyday life, our skin naturally loses some of its youthfulness. If you find yourself looking in the mirror and kicking ...... routine for two to three weeks which includes soaking, ointments and moisturizers, and no sun exposure for three to six months.For a few weeks before a chemical peel, patients are frequently instructed to stop using retinol products. After the ......

Tags: Skin Care, skin discoloration, Chemical Peel

How the Atmoshere is Aging Our Skin

By By Carolynn Grimes When it comes to facial aging, the sun and the atmosphere is causing our skin to age faster, causing wrinkles and uneven skin pigmentation. Every time you step outside or drive your car, you're susceptible to accelerati...It's called atmospheric aging.What is Atmospheric Aging?New research shows overexposure to pollution is causing our skin to age prematurely by as much as 39 percent! According to recent studies, ozone pollution is quickly ......

Tags: Sunscreen, Antioxidant, Skin Care, Skin Products, Skin Tightening, Prejuvenation

Summer Basics for Melasma

Some cosmetics and skincare products have been thought to be culprits as well.Sun exposure plays a significant role in influencing melasma. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun stimulate the skin's melanocytes to further ...Some cosmetics and skincare products have been thought to be culprits as well.Sun exposure plays a significant role in influencing melasma. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun stimulate the skin's melanocytes to further increase ......

Tags: Sunscreen, Melasma, sun protection, Brown Pigmentation, Skincare

6 Ways to Reduce the Appearance of Dark Spots

Other causes include the amount and type of sun exposure and the physical aging.Of course there are things you can do to prevent dark spots. The number one precaution to start implementing is ...Other causes include the amount and type of sun exposure and the physical aging.Of course there are things you can do to prevent dark spots. The number one precaution to start implementing is sun ......

Tags: Vbeam, Sun Protection, Brown Pigmentation, excel V, PIH, Skincare

Prevent Aging Before It Starts With New Prejuvenation Trend

Botox, skin care, sun protection and certain kinds of chemical peels and lower key lasers.  We designed a protocol to educate our patients and their children ......

Tags: fat grafting, Anti-Aging, Sun Damage, Prejuvenation

Why <b>Sun</b>screen is Important for Skin of Color

By Carolynn GrimesBreaking the Myth: Dark Skin and Sunscreen It’s a common myth that needs to be dispelled once and for all- those with darker skin do not need sunscreen. Dr. DiAnne Davis, a board-certified dermatologist in Salt Lake ...She says that's because it's our driving side, and it's getting more sun exposure. “For a lot of my patients, who think well, ‘I don't really need to wear sunscreen because I have more melanin in my ......

Tags: Skin Cancer, Sunscreen, Sun, Wrinkles

What Exactly Is A Chemical Peel?

... skin complaints such as discoloration and hyperpigmentation, acne scars, blotchiness, melasma, sun damage and signs of aging such as crow’s feet, wrinkles and sagging.Chemical peels are a popular choice not only because they can be ...Damage results from cumulative exposure to light or chemicals along with the wear and tear of everyday life. Unfortunately, our body's skin repair mechanisms do have their ......

Tags: Skin Care, light chemical peel, deep chemical peel

How to Prevent Collagen Loss as You Age

I would lavishly apply baby oil to my skin and bask for hours in the sun. Mom was on to something, that’s for sure. While shoe leather might be a bit hyperbolic, the fact is that sun exposure causes ...While shoe leather might be a bit hyperbolic, the fact is that sun exposure causes photoaging that is cumulative, hiding neatly under the surface until, bam!, one day we who spent too many hours coated in Bain de ......

Tags: Sunscreen, Sun, wrinkles, chemical peels, Collagen, microdermabrasion, Lasers, Anti-Aging, Retinol

A Prejuvenation Guide To Preventing Wrinkles and Slowing Aging

... and most inexpensive anti-aging regimen anyone can use is one that provides protection from the sun. Regular use of sunscreens will not only protect your skin from skin cancer, but will also help prevent fine wrinkles, sun-induced brown spots, ......

Tags: Skin Care, Skin Products, Neurotoxins, Body Contouring, Skin Tightening, retinoids, Prejuvenation

3 Simple Habits to Look Your Best

One smoked and the other didn't. It's easy to tell which one smoked!#2 - Stay out of the sun.  And if you're in the sun, wear hats and sunscreen. Too much exposure to UVA and UVB rays damage the skin cells and causes our ...Stay out of the sun.  And if you're in the sun, wear hats and sunscreen. Too much exposure to UVA and UVB rays damage the skin cells and causes our skin to become thickened and wrinkled, or thinned like tissue paper.  As we ......

Tags: Dermatology, Sunscreen, Sun, Smoking, sun protection, Retin-A, sun damage, Wrinkles, Retinol, Prejuvenation

What is Microneedling?: Microneedling Procedure & Benefits

... laser causes damage to the epidermis, extreme care must be taken to prevent prolonged or frequent sun exposure, as this can cause even more discoloration and sun damage, rendering the treatment useless. Thankfully there is a safer and more ...... causes damage to the epidermis, extreme care must be taken to prevent prolonged or frequent sun exposure, as this can cause even more discoloration and sun damage, rendering the treatment useless. Thankfully there is a safer and more ......

Tags: Collagen, Scar, hyperpigmentation, Microneedling, Chemical Peel, Blemish

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

We need to encourage men to use good sun "sense" and protect their skin by seeking shade when possible, wear sun-protective clothing and generously apply a broad-spectrum, ...Limit ultraviolet light exposure (the most preventable skin cancer risk factor) from the sun when outside. However, it is also important to learn the early warning signs of ......

Tags: skin care, skin cancer, melanoma, Sun Protection

Dry Winter Skin: The Causes & How to Prevent It

Sunscreen Is ForeverDid you think that as the days are getting shorter and you can barely see the sun through the winter clouds, sunscreen is no ...UV rays should be a year-round commitment. Sun exposure has a cumulative effect, which means that even a short walk to work in the morning without a layer of broad-spectrum SPF will eventually ......

Tags: skin care, dry skin, winter skin care, spf, moisturizer, sunblock, Prejuvenation

Why it's smart to see a dermatologist in your 20s

Get serious about sun protectionIt's like your mom always says: never leave the house without wearing sunscreen. A dermatologist will agree that one of the most ......

Tags: Skin Cancer, Sun Protection, Wrinkle Reduction, skincare, dermatologist, Prejuvenation

What is the Cost of Wrinkle Reduction Treatments?

TreatmentsWrinkles are creases and lines in the skin that occur as natural signs of aging. While sun exposure and lifestyle have a great impact on the occurrence of wrinkles, the loss of collagen and elastin, the fibrous proteins that give the ...Wrinkles are creases and lines in the skin that occur as natural signs of aging. While sun exposure and lifestyle have a great impact on the occurrence of wrinkles, the loss of collagen and elastin, the fibrous proteins that give the skin ......

Tags: Ultherapy, Non Invasive , Fraxel, Thermage, wrinkle removal, radiofrequency skin tightening

How To UV-Proof Your Lips

By Jordan WangWith summer finally in the air and the sun calling your name, don't forget to not only apply sunscreen to your face but also to your lips. If you thought chapped lips were bad, sunburned lips are even worse.Sorting through the huge ......

Tags: sun protection, sunscreen, sun exposure, lips, spf

Millennials Take Control of Their Aging

... who have seen their parents prematurely develop wrinkles or who exposed themselves to too much sun in their youth are seeking to prevent rather than cure. Many doctors specializing in dermo-aesthetics agree with this logic." Popular ......

Tags: Sunscreen, Dysport, Fraxel, cosmetic surgery, Intense pulsed light, Selfies, Anti-Aging, Non Surgical, Botox , Millennials, Prevention, Prejuvenation

The Power of Retinoids

... that increases collagen production and elastic tissue, softens fine lines, improves acne, reverses sun damage, and makes you look years younger, would you take it? Or would you snatch that magic youth potion out of his hands and take off running ...UV exposure, leading to younger, healthier-looking skin. It is most commonly used to treat acne, psoriasis, wrinkles, melasma, and performs with pretty ......

Tags: Skin Care, Skin Products, retinoids, Retin-A, sun damage, wrinkle removal, Prejuvenation

Millennials And The Secret To Anti-Aging

If they have had some sun exposure that they know is bad, theycome in to get a laser treatment for reversing some of that damage before they see it reallyexacerbate when ...If they have had some sun exposure that they know is bad, theycome in to get a laser treatment for reversing some of that damage before they see it reallyexacerbate when ......

Tags: Lip Injections, Prejuvenation

The Season For Losing Unwanted Body Hair -Laser Hair Removal

Due to the lack of sunlight exposure during wintertime, this season is the safer for procedures that make the skin sensitive to the sun.Laser Hair RemovalLaser hair ...Due to the lack of sunlight exposure during wintertime, this season is the safer for procedures that make the skin sensitive to the sun.Laser Hair RemovalLaser hair removal is ......

Tags: hair removal, laser hair removal, Gentle Laser Hair Removal, excel HR, wax

A Helpful Guide to Scan for Early Signs of Skin Cancer

Sun protection such as wearing sunscreen, high-coverage headwear and clothing are great ways to protect your skin from harmful exposure, but being ...... sunscreen, high-coverage headwear and clothing are great ways to protect your skin from harmful exposure, but being familiar with how to self-examine for skin cancer can be just as helpful in preventing cancer.The month of May is Skin Cancer ......

Tags: skin cancer, melanoma, Sun Protection, spf

Is Cold The Future Of Targeting Pigmented Skin?

Other causes include birth control pills and sun exposure.Manstein says high-intensity lasers can aggravate the condition by triggering irritation or inflammation, which can induce more ...Other causes include birth control pills and sun exposure.Manstein says high-intensity lasers can aggravate the condition by triggering irritation or inflammation, which can induce more ......

Tags: Pigmentation, skin care, Whole Body Cryotherapy, Brown Pigmentation, Pigment Removal

Top 3 Places Women First Show Signs Of Aging

It’s no wonder, all these areas have thinner skin and are subject to sun exposure on a regular basis. But Dr. Raminder Saluja, a specialist in aesthetic dermatology tells us, there a treatment for that.The ...It’s no wonder, all these areas have thinner skin and are subject to sun exposure on a regular basis. But Dr. Raminder Saluja, a specialist in aesthetic dermatology tells us, there a treatment for that.The Eyes: Often ......

Tags: Skin Care, Eye Lift, neck lift

Say Goodbye to Brown Spots!

Although most of us are much better about applying sunscreen, we're often left with the accumulating effects of sun damage.The good news is, you can erase a good portion of sun damage with laser ......

Cosmetic Procedures for Acne Scars: Acne Treatment Options & Cost

... in the form of hypo- and hyperpigmentation, which is redness or dark spots caused by exposure to sunlight or by picking at acne.  Some people are more susceptible to scarring than others, so even if two people have the same type and amount ...... scarring in the form of hypo- and hyperpigmentation, which is redness or dark spots caused by exposure to sunlight or by picking at acne.  Some people are more susceptible to scarring than others, so even if two people have the same type ......

Tags: Acne, Acne Scarring, Laser Treatments, Acne Scar, NeoClear

Should You Really Trust Google When It Comes To Picking A Plastic Surgeon?

Social media presence, where paid followers and likes can boost exposure and heft, is the latest example of search result manipulation.When seeking the services of a cosmetic surgeon, do your due diligence and ......

Tags: Social Media, ASPS , Board Certified, Plastic Surgery Safety, instagram, google, fake news

Forget Matte, Radiant And Glowy Are The New Obsession

Matte skin has had its day in the sun, but the current trend in beauty is glowy and radiant, which is the hallmark of youth and vitality. The key to having a fresh, clear complexion ......

Tags: Sunscreen, Skin Care, Sun Protection, Anti-Aging, Glow, Prejuvenation

Five Starter Procedures & Treatments For Younger Looking Skin

If it's time to freshen up ? here?s a list of great starter procedures.1. Fight that sun!: IPL PhotofacialThe young bride?s natural glow isn't photoshopped. You went to go congratulate the couple and her skin looks as beautiful ......

Tags: Restylane, sclerotherapy, laser treatment, juvederm, fraxel, Voluma, ipl, skin rejuvenation, ipl photofacial, sun spots freckles, Coronavirus

GentleLase Review: GentleLase Hair Removal

The best candidates for laser hair removal does not have a tan. Strict sun avoidance prior to the procedure.Most Common Use Cases :Laser assisted hair removal in most skin typesPhysician Testimonials"I find this ......

Tags: GentleLASE, laser hair removal, Gentle Laser Hair Removal, GentleMax, GentleYag

Fractora Review: Acne & Skin Tightening Treatment

Pre-treatment sun tan is without risk.Minimal post procedure protocol.The improvement is gradual as new collagen is formed.Most Common Use Cases :Fractional skin ......

Tags: Wrinkle Reduction, rf skin tightening, radiofrequency skin tightening, microneedling

How Smoking's Ruining Your Skin

This is partially due to the fact that the effects of UV sunlight are magnified by cigarette smoke, and frighteningly, this includes second-hand smoke too. If you smoke, not only are you harming your own ......

Tags: Skin Cancer, smoking, Wrinkles, Eye Wrinkles, skincare

Excel V Laser Review: Rosacea & Spider Veins Treatment

Excellent for isolated broken vessels on the face, particularly on the nose.  Also works for sun induced lentigines (brown spots) and skin toning, as well as certain leg veins in conjunction with sclerotherapy.Works well, easy to use, ......

Tags: spider veins, Port Wine Stain , Pigmented Lesions, Facial & Spider Veins, Pigment Removal

The Neck of Time: The Best Neck Rejuvenating Treatments

... wrinkles on their necks, betraying all of the diligence put into slathering one's visage with sunscreen and pricey anti-aging creams. We talked to San Diego dermatologist Dr. Arisa Ortiz to get her advice on how to get our necks looking less ......

Tags: radio frequency skin tightening, Microneedling, Neck Tighetning, Kybella, Sagging Skin, turkey neck

Collagen: The Building Blocks of Better Skin

Most people understand that they should be wearing sunscreen when they're out and about. However, there's a lot of things that you can start to do for the health of your skin at a very young ......

My Mother's Neck!

Munavalli says as we age, our necks lose volume due to sun damage and that can lead to looseness and a crepey appearance. "Microneedling can treat the neck without damaging the surface. If you want ......

Tags: Aging issues, wrinkle removal, Wrinkles, radio frequency skin tightening, Microneedling, Loose Skin, Neck Tighetning, Prejuvenation

Age Discrimination Fueling Cosmetic Procedures

Lasers for skin resurfacing and reducing age spots and other sun damageChemical peels for a deeper skin resurfacingMicrodermabrasion for renewing overall skin tone and textureSculpSure for toning up the double ......

Tags: Dermatology, cosmetic surgery, microdermabrasion, Chemical Peel, Anti-Aging, Botox , Dermal Fillers , SculpSure, Prejuvenation

The Face of Time

As our first defense against the sun, cold, wind, rain, and all life's bumps and bruises, it is no wonder that we recognize many of the signs of aging? first in the skin. ......

Tags: Skin Care, wrinkles, Sun Damage

Bring Back That Beach Body

... have subsided, and you have been given the green light from your doctor to spend time in the sun or submerged in water. Step out in confidence this summer and get ready to turn ......

Tags: Breast Implants, Liposuction, Body Contouring, Tummy Tuck, Mommy Makeover, SculpSure, breast surgery

Are Fractionated Devices All They Are Cracked Up To Be?

Me?When patients present with advanced wrinkling and skin laxity associated with aging and chronic sun damage, we now understand that they are best treated with the more traditional devices as above, or at least in combination with these devices ......

Tags: Laser, Laser Treatments, Skin Rejuvenation, Wrinkle Treatment, Fractional

Get Gorgeous Quick With Minimally Invasive Pre-Holiday Tweaks

... three sessions for optimal results, just getting the first one before the holidays will perk up sun-damaged skin on the face, hands, and décolleté. Recovery is about one week, allowing plenty of time for sporting a radiant glow at ......

Tags: Holidays, Restylane, Neurotoxins, facial fillers, Lasers, Chemical Peel, Botox , Dermal Fillers , fractional resurfacing, cosmetic treatment, Coronavirus

Anti Aging - Hot Tips On Looking Younger and Natural

The aging process and spending too much time in the sun or just living an active lifestyle eventually shows itself through uneven pigmentation. Whether you have freckles, age spots, or redness, ......

Tags: Pigmentation, Laser, laser treatment

PicoSure Treatment Review: Tattoo Removal & Skin Rejuvenation

Used for patients who need minimal downtime and have tough pigmentation problems from sun damage or melasma. It can also be used for stubborn tattoos." - Robert A. Weiss M.D.Additional Information (provided by ......

Tags: Picosure, laser tattoo removal, scar treatment, picosecond laser, laser skin resurfacing, enlighten, picoway

Treating Scars: Why A Combination Approach Works

Kelly.  Following any type of laser treatment, you should be diligent about sun protection to improve the healing and reduce scarring and discoloration. ......

Tags: Laser, Vbeam, Scarring, Acne Scarring, Scars

Clear & Brilliant Review: Skin & Acne Laser Treatment

Cons:Too light for significantly sun damaged skin.The rejuvenation benefits outside of pigmentary issues are short lived and maintenance treatments should be performed on a regular ......

Tags: Laser Treatments, Skin Rejuvenation, Fractional, Acne Treatment, Prejuvenation

Thermage Review: Skin Tightening & Wrinkle Treatment

Works better in patients without extensive sun damage.Can be used conjunction with volumizing agents like Sculptra.You must not have any implantable electrical devices to include pacemakers, ......

Tags: Skin Tightening, radio frequency skin tightening, Wrinkle Reduction

Skincare Secrets You Can Use Right Now

This one might come as a no-brainer, since the importance of sunscreen has been drilled into our heads for years now. Time really does reveal all, and studies have proven over and over how crucial sun ......

Tags: Eczema, Skin Care, Skin Products, Collagen, Rosacea, Skin Rejuvenation

Chemical Peels vs Lasers For Skin Treatments

Dr. Rullan: I have what I call the 4 P's:The first P is protection from heat, sun, and irritants. The second P is products. (sunscreen)The third P is peels. Laser peels help but the salicylic and the glycolic peel can be ......

Tags: Skin Care, Melasma, hyperpigmentation, Vascular, PIH, skin rejuvenation

A Sure Way to Better Skin: PicoSure

... the effects of poor choices that you may have made against your own skin, such as summers spent sunbathing without a lick of sunscreen or an ill-thought tattoo emblazoned on your ankle during a night of impulsive fun. Etching your skin may have ......

Tags: Picosure, laser tattoo removal, Tattoo Removal, Hyperhydrosis

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Sun Damaged Hands Treatment by Dr. Jill Waibel

Tags: Photo Rejuvenation, Hands, Sun Damage

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Many patients present with a combination of issues including sun damage with brown spots (lentignenes) and red blood vessels (telangiectases). There are many devices that can help remove these including chemical peels, intense pulse light, fractionated devices and more traditional CO2 and Erbium lasers.

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Treatment of Sun Damage with LimeLight

Tags: Xeo, sun damage, Cutera

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Treatment of Sun Damage with LimeLight

Tags: Xeo, sun damage, Cutera

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Tags: Photofacial, Photo Rejuvenation, Sun Damage

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Tags: Enlighten, tattoo removal, Cutera

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Tags: IPL, Skin Rejuvenation, Sun Damage, Active FX, Coronavirus

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Tags: Laser Treatments, Sun Damage, Active FX, Thermi RF, chin lift

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Tags: Fraxel, rosacea, sun damage, Coronavirus

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Tags: IPL, Facial & Spider Veins, PDT, ipl photofacial

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Tags: Pigmentation, Alexandrite Laser

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Tags: Picosure, Picoway, Enlighten, picosecond laser, Q-Switvhed, Medlitite

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Tags: Pigmentation, Fraxel, Sun Damage

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Treatment for sun spots with Lumecca by Dr. Andrew Nelson.  Photo is provided courtesy of InMode www.inmodemd.com

Tags: IPL, Lumecca, freckles, sun spots, pigmentation