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Hanging on by a thread? Sew Amazing!

PDO threads, also known as Polydioxanone threads, are FDA approved and made of dissolvable suture material that the body can break down. They have been around since the 1980s and have been used in surgery for tissue approximation and wound … 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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How to make big nose smaller?

Q: Hello! Doctor my nose is big, but I don’t know how can I make it be small. I want to use cream to be small. What sort of cream can I use to become small. Thank you! A: Nonsurgical … 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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