Category Archives: Lasers/Skin Care

What is fractional laser skin resurfacing?

For years lasers have been used to improve wrinkles, stretch marks, acne, surgical scars, uneven skin tone, and other skin conditions.  Lasers are well-suited to treat specific conditions because of their precision.  In the dark ages of laser resurfacing (1990s) … Continue reading

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Who should be using Retinol or Retinoid creams?

Retinoid describes a vitamin A derivative that helps unclog pores, boost natural collagen production to reduce fine lines, and speed cell turnover to improve skin tone and texture. There are 3 prescription-strength retinoids available: tretinoin (Retin-A, Retin-A Micro, Atralin, Avita, … Continue reading

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What’s a photofacial? Is it a facial or is it a laser?

A photofacial is another name for an IPL (intense-pulsed light) treatment. It is an FDA-approved treatment that uses rapid flashes of intense light to target problematic areas on the face, neck, chest and hands. It’s a great way to even … Continue reading

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