Cosmetics Stories

The Neck and Décolleté: Areas That Should Never Be Ignored
June 5, 2017

For so many years the focus of many cosmetic treatments targeted the face alone, while unfortunately leaving the neck and décolleté untreated. It is all too common that after treating the face with Botox, fillers, topicals, and/or laser treatments, patients return stating now that they love the appearance of their face, they also want their neck and chest to match. Instead of looking at the face alone, we must consider that the neck and décolleté are an “extension of the face” and should never be left out of our skin […]

Summer is Coming…So Don’t Forget to Refresh and Protect your Skin with Total Defense and Repair SPF with Infrared Protection!
May 3, 2017

For years now you have probably been told that wearing a broad spectrum sunscreen is necessary in protecting your skin from the cancer-causing UVA and UVB rays. But has anyone ever told you about the importance of infrared protection as well?   Infrared rays (IR) come from the sun and have a longer wavelength than the cancer-causing UVA and UVB rays. Having a longer wavelength means that IR can penetrate even deeper into the skin. Approximately 50% of the sun’s rays that hit the Earth are IR. Every time you […]

Photofractional Laser & Light Treatment: A comprehensive treatment designed to renew your skin in less than an hour!
March 30, 2017

The Lumenis® Photofractional™ treatment is a complete skin rejuvenation solution that enables your provider to address a range of skin aging concerns including but not limited to age and sun spots, fine lines, acne scars, uneven texture and skin tone…all in one office visit!   How does it work?   Intense Pulsed Light is a light based therapy that emits broad spectrum pulses of light instead of a single wavelength as a laser does. These pulses of light penetrate below the skin’s surface at different depths and treat either skin […]

5 Reasons We Love the New Lytera 2.0!
March 1, 2017

The New Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum is similar to the original Lytera® Skin Brightening Serum from SkinMedica®, but with all new and improved benefits! This non-prescription, hydroquinone-free, retinol-free, paraben-free, and non-comedogenic serum is designed to lighten and brighten the complexion while preventing the formation of new hyperpigmentation.  This serum has many benefits of the original system but it is safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding and has some exciting new ingredients!  Below are five major reasons why everyone is talking about the new Lytera 2.0.   Because […]

Nervous to try out fillers? Here is an option for you! All great information on the newest filler we carry, offering subtle and beautiful results! – Carli Himelman, MSN, ARNP, FP-C
January 30, 2017

1.) You will see results that last Volbella® is a hyaluronic acid (HA) filler made with a patented Vycross® technology that blends different forms and sizes of HA (a natural sugar found within our skin). This cross-linked technology is the reason that Volbella® is able to produce lasting results for a greater duration of time when compared to other fillers on the market that are also used to fill similar areas. In clinical studies, Volbella® is the first and only hyaluronic acid filler that is FDA approved to provide lip […]

Treatment of the Month: Introducing the Lumenis ResurFX, our first true fractional, non-ablative resurfacing laser!
January 10, 2017

Skin resurfacing lasers are used to treat fine lines/wrinkles, scarring, age spots, pore size, pigmentation concerns, sun damage, and much more. This brief in-office treatment allows you to attain long-lasting results with much less downtime when compared with traditional CO2 resurfacing procedures. The Lumenis ResurFX is the ideal procedure for the patient that wants to rejuvenate and brighten their skin without having to commit to the longer downtime period and greater risk associated with more aggressive resurfacing lasers.   How does the ResurFX treatment work?   The Lumenis ResurFX laser […]

Product of the Month: Obagi’s Ultra Rich Eye Hydrating Cream
January 10, 2017

Fight the signs of sun damage and premature aging with this nourishing and rejuvenating eye cream. Obagi’s lightweight and ultra hydrating eye cream helps to restore moisture to the delicate eye area all while helping to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, improve the appearance of sun damage, and restore firmness to loose skin. By using this product regularly, your under eye area will be left with a restored and youthful-looking glow.   How does this product work?   The Ultra Rich Eye Hydrating Cream uses plant-based growth factors from Obagi’s […]

Treat texture, tone, and color all in one day at the office with combined Intense Pulsed Light & Sublative treatments!
January 4, 2017

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a light based therapy that emits broad spectrum pulses of light instead of a single wavelength of light like a laser does. These pulses of light penetrate below the skin’s surface at different depths and treat either skin pigment (brown spots), blood vessels (redness), or both. The use of different wavelengths of light is why IPL can be used for a variety of skin concerns, including but not limited to hyperpigmentation, diffuse redness, photo rejuvenation, and sun damage.  In most patients, this treatment causes little […]

TNS Essential Serum by SkinMedica… Your skin’s ultimate rejuvenation treatment cocktail!
January 4, 2017

  This all in one rejuvenation product helps to combat free radical damage while working to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and the overall texture of your skin. TNS Essential Serum comes in a dual chamber pump containing a growth factor complex on one side and a complex rich in peptides, antioxidants, hyaluronic filling spheres, and a natural brightener. Growth factors are naturally occurring proteins that start to diminish as we age. These proteins specifically work in the communication pathways of the cells and are responsible for a […]

Gently restore your lips to their original volume and definition with Volbella®!
November 1, 2016

As we age, our lips and the surrounding area tends to lose the supple and defined structure that was once there. Volbella® is a revolutionary new filler that is able to subtly renew your lips to a natural-looking and more defined appearance. Volbella® has been developed specifically for use in the lip area and can be used to soften perioral rhytides, commonly known as “smoker’s lines”. Volbella®’s patented Vycross® technology provides an increased lifting capacity, longer duration of effects, and causes less post-procedure swelling when compared to other common lip […]

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