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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 qualifications. Only about one-quarter of all American Board of  Plastic Surgery…

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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 start with the an easy one. Sunscreen, of course! When selecting the right sunscreen here…

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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 acceleration in aging and even cancer.

By using antioxidants, we protect our cells by donating an…

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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 symptoms, the condition can be a source of embarrassment for many females. The solution? Laser Vein…

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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 rather than just burning the skin off. Thanks to the concerted actions of its many acids and…

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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 anchors to the underlying skin layers, this results in scarring. The scars types are described by…

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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 wrinkles. Automated micro-needling also creates superficial micro-channels which can be used with topical…

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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 unique pads can be used on any skin type to promote smoother texture, and improve clarity and…

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Want Natural Looking Lips?

March 21, 2015

Want Natural Looking Lips?

New Restylane Silk Product is great for Lines around the Mouth and subtle lip enhancement.

What is Restylane Silk?

Restylane Silk is a new FDA-approved hyaluraonic acid product for correcting the fine lines around the mouth and subtly enhancing the lips.

How does Restylane Silk work?

As we age the lips and the lines around the mouth can start to show their age just like the other areas of the face.  Most of the time this…

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Why full correction is important when it comes to Botox.

February 24, 2015

Why full correction is important when it comes to Botox.

Recently, actress Reese Witherspoon presented at the Oscars.  She looked great in her gown, makeup and hair.  We love Reese!  There was only one problem.  Her Botox was not the best.  We wish we could have helped her!

It appeared she had received injections in the glabellar region and at the crow’s feet.  Those areas were smooth and looked great.  The problem was her forehead appeared to be…

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