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Acne Treatments: Isotretinoin Oct 21st, 2020

Acne Treatments: Isotretinoin   Frustration, embarrassment, and low self-esteem are just a few of the psychological effects felt by anyone who has dealt with acne. According to the AAD (American Academy of Dermatology), acne is the most common skin condition treated by medical professionals.  Although acne affects at least 90% of...

Understanding Acne Oct 15th, 2020

Your skin is telling you that something is not right if you have chronic acne. Acne is one of the most common skin disorders and can be found in both adolescents and adults.  Acne can occur when hair follicles become clogged with oil. From hormones to medication side effects, people...

Acne, Common Treatments and How They Work Feb 22nd, 2019

Acne is the most common skin disorder and includes blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, nodules, and pimples. You may not have all types of lesions at one time. Acne is the product of dead skin cells and bacteria getting trapped in oil produced by the skin. Acne is not caused by what...

Dysport vs. Botox Feb 22nd, 2019

Dysport and Botox are both FDA approved botulinum toxin type A injectable neurotoxin prescriptions available for the temporary improvement of facial fine lines and wrinkles in adults. It is understood that both products are similar in makeup as well as for their use. In comparing these two products, the main...

What is a Fractional Laser Treatment? Feb 21st, 2019

Fractional laser resurfacing effectively improves texture, pigment irregularities, scarring, pore size, and overall smoothness of the skin. We use Cynosure’s Icon as our main fractional laser. Fractional lasers treat a ‘fraction’ of the skin surface at a time, leaving islands of normal skin and allowing for a quicker recovery than...

Spotlight on Psoriasis Oct 31st, 2017

Psoriasis is a chronic auto-immune disorder characterized by red, dry, white/silver-scaled, sometimes itchy, lesions on the skin. People with psoriasis have accelerated skin cell growth that leaves buildups or plaques on the surface. The most common areas of involvement are the scalp, elbows, palms, soles, nails, and knees, although the...