Half of all cancerous moles are found during self-skin exams. While annual full body skin exams performed by a dermatologist are important, monthly self-skin exams help you familiarize yourself with your skin so you can monitor any changes and detect suspicious lesions early.
Whether you have oily, dry or sensitive skin, wearing sunscreen is a critical step in preventing the onset of skin cancer and aging. Dermatologist, Dr. Kristin Lee, explains which sunscreen is best for you based on your skin type.
Hair loss can be a stressful and emotional experience for many people because hair is part of your identity. Yet, as we age, it is normal for hair to gradually thin and change texture, however, some people lose hair at a more drastic rate than others.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that lip augmentations are up 43% in women since 2000, with fillers being the most popular. Lip augmentation used to be a more drawn out process, but today with the advancement in fillers, you can enhance your look in mere minutes. If you’ve been thinking about perfecting your pout but have been apprehensive about lip fillers in the past, JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC might be right for you.
As an alternative to plastic surgery, the Profound® system is an FDA-approved treatment used to reduce wrinkles and the appearance of cellulite on the face and body. With a patented technology that induces the body’s natural healing process to regenerate skin fundamentals, the Profound® system creates younger and smoother looking skin after just one treatment.
Did you know that 1 in 4 people are bothered by submental fullness also known as a “double chin”? Though many people diet and exercise, the double chin is a very difficult area to reduce or eliminate. Submental fullness is not always caused by weight, sometimes genetics or age can be contributing factors. If you aren’t ready, or are weary of liposuction, Kybella® might be the right solution for you.
As the body ages, nearly everyone experiences sagging skin. Like rings on a tree, loose, sagging skin of the neck betrays one’s age. This is particularly true with the now-common BOTOX© Cosmetic and dermal fillers for the face which make neck imperfections stand out in stark relief. While the best bet for combating a full-blown turkey waddle is a surgical face and neck lift, there are many newer options for those desiring a less-invasive approach to achieve a rejuvenated neck.
Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished for better cheekbones? Have you ever envied people with strong chins or well-defined jaw lines? Facial augmentation may be an option for you.
Normal hair loss is considered to be 100 to 150 strands per day. If you experience a higher amount of hair loss, you may have male- or female-pattern hair loss. There can be many causes of hair loss including physical stress, pregnancy, certain prescription medications, vitamin deficiency, autoimmune disorders and hereditary causes. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) hair treatment is a natural, proven way to promote hair growth in certain types of hair loss.
There are many reasons that people choose to have a Botox ® treatment such as migraine relief and hyperhidrosis. Botox ® is also commonly used for cosmetic reasons such as reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Sun damage is a common culprit of causing wrinkle formation. Luckily, Botox® treatments can help minimize the appearance of wrinkles caused by sun damage.