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Sep 11 2014

ThermiRF – An Exciting new Non-Surgical Alternative

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Recently, I reviewed a report on “Comprehensive Thermoregulation for the Purpose of using a Novel Radio frequency Treatment Device”. Quite a mouthful! In essence, the report supported the use of temperature Controlled Injectable Radio Frequency for body contouring, skin tightening, and wrinkle reduction. This is a new therapy that falls between fillers and plastic surgery. Before I discuss this new therapy, a little bit about Read More …

Aug 3 2013

The Aging Face – Why and How our Faces Age

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

FAT: A youthful look depends on having the right amount of facial fat in the right places. Aging can cause redistribution, accumulation, and atrophy of fat which leads to facial volume loss. Some areas lose fat, for instance the forehead and cheeks. We see lines in the forehead, and sallow cheeks. Other areas gain fat, for example the mouth and jaw. As these fat pads Read More …

May 4 2013

Celebrities and PRP

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Celebrities are always on the cutting edge when it comes to beauty and fashion (after all it is their stock and trade). A decade ago the celebrity magazines would all write about the latest star getting yet another facelift. Surgical procedures where the only option to help those celebrities (and those others that could afford) stay young and beautiful looking. Times have changed! Recent advancements Read More …

Nov 5 2012

IPL to Reverse Summer Sun Damage

Monday, November 5th, 2012

It’s November and summer is still lingering (it’s supposed to reach 90 in Redondo Beach today)! The weather reminded me of an article that colleague Daniela Leslie (NP-C) published recently about treating sun damage with non-ablative IPL (Intense Pulse Light). She echoes my sentiments so I thought I would reblog her short article for my patients edification. Thanks Daniela! Now that summer is over, are Read More …

Jul 12 2011

Reinvigorate Your Skin with Laser Genesis Treatment

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

There’s no denying that we all want youthful, fresh and glowing skin.  It is a fact that in order to be truly beautiful a person must have beautiful skin.  However the life style of Southern California often leaves us with less than perfect skin. If your skin is looking less than its absolute best, there’s a way to recapture your youthful glow again without spending Read More …

Jun 10 2011

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment: Rejuvenation From Within…

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Platlet rich Plasma or PRP is a treatment that involves injecting a concentrated source of platelet rich plasma obtained from patient’s own blood to into respective area of concern to promote tissue healing. PRP has been used not only for cosmetic purposes but also in treating orthopedic conditions such as joint degenerative conditions, tendonitis, plastic surgery, wound healing post surgery or burn injury to name a Read More …

Jun 10 2011

Fractional Lasers & Skin Rejuvenation

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Fractional ablative lasers, such as the Erbium or the CO2 laser are known to be the gold standard in skin rejuvenation. Both of these lasers have shown considerable efficacy in reducing wrinkles and improving the texture and tone of the skin. These lasers are used to treat severe to mild photo damage and have been received well by the public as far as results.  The Read More …

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