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Years of Sunbathing Has Damaged My Skin

Posted September 14, 2018 in CryoClear®, Facials, IPL/Photofacial, Laser Treatments for Wrinkles, Microdermabrasion, PicoSure® FOCUS™

A beautiful suntan can often be a contradiction. In the short term, the natural glow of a suntan likely receives numerous compliments about how good, healthy, and happy you look. Unfortunately, the long-term effects of suntanning and sunbathing are not nearly as favorable. From age spots to hyperpigmentation to fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage […]

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Get Your Best Summer Skin Before Summer Ends

Posted August 10, 2018 in HydraFacial MD® Elite with Perk™

Summer is a time for relaxation and rejuvenation; it is a time to rest, vacation, and get ourselves back on course before the cold weather returns. Since summer is the ideal season to wash away your stresses, it’s also the perfect time to wash away those pesky skin imperfections. We all have them: discolored spots, […]

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When Is it Time to Consider BOTOX® Cosmetic?

Posted June 25, 2018 in BOTOX® Cosmetic

Aging is one of the few inevitable things in life, and with it comes unwanted wrinkles, fine lines, and crow’s feet. The skin on the upper face is among the thinnest on the body. When coupled with the excess strain that is placed on the upper face from repeated muscle movements and contractions, undesirable signs […]

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What Is the Best Facial for My Skin Type?

Posted June 18, 2018 in Facials

Walking down the lotion aisle at the drug store can often seem overwhelming. As the fine print on the bottles reads, there are options for dry skin, oily skin, normal skin, sensitive skin, combination skin, etc. And just as your skin type determines which facial lotions and creams to use, it also determines which facial […]

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Be Prepared to Shine at Summer Gatherings

Posted May 30, 2018 in Skin Care

Summer has always been a time to get outside, be active, and visit the people that you may not see on a day-to-day basis, but certainly want to impress. From weddings and family gatherings to backyard barbeques and beach days with friends, summer brings everyone together, which means that you probably want to look and […]

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When Should You Start Taking Care of Your Skin?

Posted May 07, 2018 in Skin Care

There will inevitably come a day when we look in the mirror and notice the subtle changes on our faces: the setting of fine lines; the age spots; the gradual shift in our skin’s texture. While you cannot prevent the progression of aging, there are practices that, when done early enough, may stall the onset […]

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Is Microneedling Good for Melasma?

Posted April 27, 2018 in Microneedling

Microneedling has long been used to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, skin texture, and pore size by creating tiny wounds in the skin that stimulate collagen and elastin production. Microneedling, however, can also be used to treat hyperpigmentation, including melasma. What is Melasma? Melasma is a form of hyperpigmentation that causes brown, tan, […]

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Microneedling for Acne

Posted April 12, 2018 in Acne and Acne Scarring, Microneedling

Even though acne is commonly referred to as a “teenage” problem, most of us know that acne tends to stick with us long after high school. Acne flare-ups can occur in our twenties, thirties, and beyond. From the redness to the bumps to the resulting scars, acne is a devious threat to the appearance and […]

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Tattoo Removal With the PicoSure® Laser

Posted March 30, 2018 in Tattoo Removal

While the tattoo of your girlfriend’s face or the lyric of your favorite pop song might have sounded like the right decision at the time you got it, you may feel differently about it now. The tattoo industry has exploded over the past decades, capturing the interests of both men and women, young and old. […]

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No Need to Cover Those Acne Scars

Posted March 14, 2018 in Acne and Acne Scarring, Laser Genesis by CUTERA®

For most of us, acne scars are a permanent and undesirable reminder of our youth: days when red blemishes had us hiding our faces. While most acne dissipates over time, acne scars can remain, leaving us pockmarked and self-conscious. Layers of makeup can help conceal the appearance of these scars; however, makeup cannot erase the […]

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