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Latina skin and brown/sun spots.

May 24, 2019
All dermatologists and patients wish there was a magic wand for these pigment problems.  For women, most are related to either sun exposure or hormones (melasma) or both.  For men, it’s almost always sun exposure.  Also, low level chronic irritation...
The 5 most important things to know about sunscreen

The 5 most important things to know about sunscreen

May 21, 2019
There has been a ton of controversy about sunscreens lately, with studies on various sunscreens, and science and pseudoscience being quoted. Recent media headlines proclaimed something like this: “Sunscreen chemicals found in the found in the blood after 3 days...

Is your sleeping position causing wrinkles?

May 13, 2019
Satin pillow cases, certain sleep positions, specially shaped pillows, odd taping systems….. and more.  There seems to be a ton of home remedies out there on the web.  Here’s a practical bottom line approach that won’t drive you crazy! The...

Avoiding Bruising and Redness After Injections

May 10, 2019
We get asked about this a lot at our clinic also.  And our team has developed some hints over the years to help with this.  Here are some tips for preventing bruising after receiving BOTOX, dermal fillers, or any other...
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