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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 22nd, 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 Nov 1st, 2017

Psoriasis is 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 condition...