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May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 25, 2016

May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Is your skin ready for the summer? Remember May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Why is this important to know? According to healthfinder.gov Skin Cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. What’s the main cause? Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Avoiding long exposures to the sun and tanning beds are a…

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Is there an Ideal Lip?

May 25, 2016

Is there an "Ideal Lip"?

Everyone’s facial structure is different-and so is everyone’s ideal lip shape and size.  Restylane is helping redefine lip enhancement, with a customized treatment that follows well-accepted aesthetic guidelines.  Used in this way, Restylane can help you achieve your own “Ideal Lip.”

The Divine Proportion-a vision of beauty

For centuries, artists…

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The importance of this logo

December 01, 2015

The importance of this logo

What does this logo mean? It’s the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS®) logo. When you choose a doctor who is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, you can rest assured that your surgeon is qualified to perform your surgery. Dr. Perez is a member of the ASPS!

ASAPS  membership remains an exclusive privilege for surgeons who possess the  necessary…

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Healthy Skin Month

November 11, 2015

Healthy Skin Month

November is National Healthy Skin Month. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) first implemented November as healthy skin month in order to raise awareness about the importance of keeping skin fresh, hydrated and healthy all year round. So in honor of the month, here are a few tips that will help you maintain healthy skin all year long and not just in November!

Lets…

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What is so important about topical Vitamin C Serum?

October 26, 2015

What is so important about topical Vitamin C Serum?

As our skin ages and as we are exposed to external factors such as pollutants, sunlight, smoking , alcohol and some drugs our cells create a byproduct called free radicals.

These free radicals float around the body looking to recharge themselves and steal electrons from normal healthy cells and potentially this can cause conditions of…

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Unwanted Spider Veins

September 23, 2015

Unwanted Spider Veins

Summer is over, time to cover up your legs again or you can start prepping them for next summer. Spider veins (not to be confused with varicose veins) are dilated or stretched blood vessels that have a branching pattern and are commonly found on the thigh, lower leg, back of knee and occasionally on the face. Even though these veins are harmless and are not associated with…

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How to recover damaged summer skin

August 20, 2015

How to recover damaged summer skin

Kids are going back to school, and summer is coming to an end.  Summer break was fun, but age spots and skin damage aren’t. There are many options for lightening and exfoliating damaged summer skin. Here’s a few in office and at home skin care treatments that we recommend.

In-Office Treatments

VI Peel: It tackles skin problems at the cellular level…

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Category: Skin Care

Microneedling for Acne Scars

July 30, 2015

Microneedling for Acne Scars

Benefits of Micro needling for Acne Scars

Not only is it a struggle to deal with active acne, but the scars and pits left over from years of acne don’t have a simple fix, especially if you aren’t candidate for deep laser treatments. Scarring occurs as the skin attempts to heal.  The newly produced collagen becomes disorganized and thickens, because the epidermis…

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Introducing Micro-needling Treatments

May 07, 2015

Introducing Micro-needling Treatments

What is micro-needling?

Micro-Needling is a skin needling system that allows for controlled induction of the skin’s self-repair mechanism by creating micro “injuries” in the skin which triggers new collagen synthesis. It’s aimed to stimulate the body’s own collagen and elastin production to improve the appearance of acne scaring/pitting, fine lines and…

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Hydroquinone free alternatives

April 21, 2015

Hydroquinone free alternatives

Young Pharma’s Saturday Night Brightener Pads:

This product contains Phytic and Lactic acids. This at-home exfoliating agent gives skin a smoother, brighter appearance. Ideal as an adjunct for patients on Anti-Photo aging and skin tone treatment regimens. The easy-to-apply pad facilitates uniform application to broad skin surfaces. These…

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