• Treating stubborn cellulite
    Struggling with stubborn cellulite? You should know QWO®. First, know you are not alone. In fact, 88%-95% of women have cellulite on their buttocks and/or thighs. Many struggle to get rid of it – diet, exercise, creams, specialty treatments, etc. Especially if you have deeper dimples, treatment can be a challenge. But now there is Read More »
  • What causes age spots?
    Age spots are the result of photoaging, also called extrinsic aging. Photoaging is premature skin aging resulting from prolonged and repeated exposure to solar radiation. It is responsible for the majority of age-associated cosmetic skin problems. In addition to fine lines, wrinkles and skin dryness, photoaging can result in uneven pigmentation such as dark spots Read More »
  • “Fat Burning” Injections
    “Fat burning” injections, also known as MIC injections can be an adjuvent therapy in medically supervised weight loss programs. These injections contain amino acids (typically methionine, inositol and choline, which possess a lipotropic quality helping with the breakdown of fat metabolism in the body. What are MIC? L-methionine One of eight essential amino acids that Read More »
  • Why is there more adult acne today?
    Acne is the eighth most common skin disease in the world. The onset of acne typically occurs in adolescents around the onset of puberty, when sebum production increases. Acne usually goes away in the late teens or young adulthood. But for some, acne may continue to plague them into their 20’s or 30’s. It is Read More »
  • Botox vs Fillers
    Botox and fillers are the most sought after anti-wrinkle treatment. More and more people are turning to these non-invasive procedures to reach their aesthetic goals. In 2019, over 7 million botox procedures were done and over 2 million filler injections. However, there is one big question many have (even those who have previously sought treatment) Read More »
  • Medical Microneedling the Right Way
    Medical Microneedling, The Right Way Microneedling is a popular anti-aging treatment that can be very effective if done properly. There are many different devices used by practitioners – from rollers to pens. Regardless of the device, the concept is the same, small sterile needles penetrate the skin at various depths causing repeated microinjuries. The immune Read More »
  • Laser Hair Removal: Which Laser is the Best?
    The ability to remove hair using lasers was realized over 30 years ago.  Since then  and the technology has advanced since its original discovery.   Laser hair removal (LHR) is performed using a laser or a light device also known as intense pulsed light (IPL).  LHR works by using heat energy (a laser beam) to destroy the Read More »
  • Meet Juveau: The new tox in town
    There’s a new wrinkle fighter in town, Juveau™, (pronounced Jū vō).  The term comes from the French word “nouveau,” which means “modern” or “up-to-date”.  Like it’s counterparts (Botox®, Xeomin® and Dysport®), Juveau™ is a botulinum toxin that stops muscle contractions in the face so you don’t make those unsightly frown or laugh lines. Juveau™ is made Read More »
  • Collagen Supplements: Fact or Fad
    The link between nutrition and skin health was established in the early 2000’s and has been supported by scientific research.  Addressing skin aging from the inside out has gained much consideration of late. The popularity of neutraceuticals for anti-aging is ever increasing with an estimated industry value of $6.63 billion USD by 2025. Among supplements, Read More »
  • Achieving Beautiful Lips
    Plump lips with definition are highly sought after. Fillers are a great way to achieve beautiful lips if these few rules are followed: 1. Cupid’s Bow.  A well-defined cupids bow of the upper lip is not only pleasing to the eye but it provides definition, keeps lipstick from running and can correct asymmetry should it exist. Read More »

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