Category Archives: Skincare

Can I wear lash extensions during surgery?

Got Lashes? Can I wear lash extensions during surgery? The short answer is preferably no. We recommend that our patients leave out their extensions mainly because it can interfere with surgery as well as cause an issue with sterility. For … Continue reading

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Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy.

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that involves excessive sweating in the hands, underarms, face, or extremities not necessarily due to exercise or body temperature. Typically, the body’s sweat glands produce enough perspiration during exercise, fever, or under stress to regulate the … Continue reading

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It’s all sun and games, until…

How does the sun affect scar healing? Although the skin uses sunlight to help formulate Vitamin D, it can also take major injury from the sun as well. Sun damage goes beyond just a typical sunburn. Over long periods of … Continue reading

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Cute Skin with Vitamin C

In the 1930s, Vitamin C was discovered and researched as the remedy for scurvy. It was found to play a cofactor role in collagen hydroxylase as well as boosting the body’s immune system. The discovery of Vitamin C eventually led … Continue reading

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Don’t Inject Yourself Dermarolling/Microneedling

Don’t Inject Yourself  Dermarolling/Microneedling  Dermarolling or Microneedling has become a popular treatment in the aesthetic industry. It works by creating micro-wounds to the skin to promote skin rejuvenation. It triggers the body to create more collagen and elastin which are … Continue reading

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Is it in my blood?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is collected from a patient’s own blood sample that is centrifuged  to create a high concentration of platelets in a small amount of plasma. Platelets are made in the bone marrow and play an important role … Continue reading

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Microneedling vs Picosure?

Microneedling vs. Picosure in regards to Melasma Microneedling is effective in treating areas of hyperpigmentation; however, you would need further consultation to determine which treatment is best for you. In regards to laser treatment, it would benefit you to look … Continue reading

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