Top 4 Reason Microneedling Has Gained Popularity

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Microneedling is a popular cosmetic procedure chosen by my patients who want to reclaim their youthful appearance. It is commonly used to help with discoloration of the skin, restore even skin tones, and encourage younger looking skin. The benefits of this procedure are vast and because of that, its popularity in recent years has only… Read More »

Why Lip Injections Can Really Make the Face

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Lips are what frame our smile. They are the gateway to the stories that we tell throughout the day. They are used to express ourselves: whether that be to paint them in an assortment of different colors, coat them in gloss, or go bare, our lips tell a lot about our character and how we… Read More »

Sebaceous and Epidermal Cysts

Some of you may have noticed a small bump on your skin, face, neck, or torso, that over time has gotten bigger. The most likely diagnosis is a sebaceous cyst or an epidermal cyst, bothersome growths that develop slowly over several years. Sebaceous cysts arise from clogged oil glands, a common product of poor hygiene… Read More »

Botox® for Prevention

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I get many questions regarding Botox® and its uses. People are fascinated to hear that it can not only be used in cosmetics, but in migraine/headache prevention, Temporal-mandibular joint treatment, and even treatment of contractures due to Cerebral Palsy. More commonly it is used to decrease the wrinkles that have formed from using muscles of… Read More »

Fillers to remove bags under the eye

Bags under the eyes are some of the most common signs of aging and some of the most visible as well. Bags under the eyes appear as pockets of loose, droopy skin that accumulate under the eyes, creating a crescent below the bottom eyelid. This is frequently accompanied by dark circles and intense wrinkles, making… Read More »

Stretch Marks and Loose skin

“Youth is beautiful,” people often say. It’s true. The funny thing is that the young people are so worried about fitting into the surrounding society and becoming successful that they never stop to look in the mirror. I mean really look in the mirror and see the perfect skin turgor, radiant glow, and even skin… Read More »

Do I Need Botox® or Fillers for My Wrinkles?

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  Everybody remembers when they first noticed those fine little fine lines on their face: those dreaded wrinkles. At that very moment, it might have felt like it was the beginning of the end, that your youthful days were behind you. But if you hit the ground running and immediately started formulating a plan of… Read More »

The Benefits of Cross-Training

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This post appears complimentary of cross-training expert, Master Trainer Elaine Edwards of Studio E Fitness, our partner in physical training. Join our 2017 Fitness Challenge starting January 16th. Call our office at (619) 481-4651 for more information on how to register for this amazing opportunity to make 2017 the Year of You! What is Cross-training? Cross-training… Read More »