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Unsightly Bra Fat: Kybella Injections Dissolve Fat Cells Non-Surgically
August 17, 2016 8:45 AM by Mina Grasso
Fat bulging around the bra, in the front, back or around the arm pits, can be fashionably limiting to many women. This contributes to multiple wardrobe changes and frustration prior to an event. Lifestyle and genetics play a role in the way fat pockets Read More...
Hair Loss Treatment Strategies for Men and Women
July 20, 2016 8:19 AM by Mina Grasso
Psychological observational studies have consistently revealed that it takes only a few seconds to form an impression of a stranger from their facial appearance. Within a few seconds, impressions of personality traits and age are made. Men and women with Read More...
"I Hate My Neck"
September 9, 2014 3:38 PM by Mina Grasso
Looking in the mirror at submental (under the chin) fat, loose, crepey, puckered skin and tight platysmal bands going down the neck can have a psychological impact. Loss of the definition of the jawline and neck can be from a genetic predisposition, weight Read More...
The Power of Brows
February 25, 2014 4:17 PM by Kimberly Cray
If our eyes are the windows to our soul, then our eyebrows are most certainly the curtains. And it has been studied to be true - eyes are the first thing another person notices about our appearance. With all the care that goes into taking care of our Read More...
Skin Care > Coffee
December 3, 2013 4:57 PM by Kimberly Cray
When attending a skin care seminar, learning about a company's product line and how you could potentially incorporate certain items into your practice is the intended purpose. However, one of the greatest things you can take from such an experience is Read More...
Skincare on a Budget
July 2, 2013 12:35 PM by Kimberly Cray
Quality skincare does not have to come at a steep price. If you splurge in some important areas (that benefit you the most) you may need to skimp a little in other departments and that is okay. Let's call this skincare on a budget, if you will. SKIMP: Read More...
Balance and Harmony in Facial Aesthetics
June 11, 2013 1:10 PM by Mina Grasso
Safety used to be the first concern patients would have when they come in for consultations for aesthetic treatments with facial injectables. Several years ago unsafe practices with unapproved FDA products had much media attention. Patients are more cautious, Read More...
Dealing with Difficult Patients
June 4, 2013 3:54 PM by Kimberly Cray
How do you manage difficult patients? Well, the first thought that comes to my mind is yoga and meditation. If you are like me, though, most days there is little to no time for all of that. So a deep breath will have to suffice. Dealing with difficult Read More...
Finding Providers Online
May 21, 2013 3:31 PM by Kimberly Cray
Question for you: How do you find your medical provider? The most obvious of answers to this question is our dear friend, Google. What was life like before this search engine giant? I don't remember. I mean, seriously, who doesn't google twenty things Read More...
Healthy Tan? No Such Thing
April 9, 2013 4:46 PM by Kimberly Cray
Working in medicine, specifically dermatology, we know there is no such thing as a "healthy tan." When it comes to educating younger generations, I wish the effects of sun were immediate. I wish when a young girl stepped out of the tanning bed she saw Read More...
Anti-Aging for Men
March 26, 2013 11:02 AM by Kimberly Cray
As I plan my honeymoon in Italy I can't help but pause for a moment and think about the incredible culture, great food, amazing coast line - and then there's the man who only seems to get better looking, George Clooney. Let's face it, the man is undoubtedly Read More...
Treating Acne Aftermath
March 12, 2013 3:44 PM by Kimberly Cray
Whether you currently have acne or have suffered from acne in the past, one thing we know for sure is that acne changes our skin. This includes dark spots, red spots and indentations that remain well after acne lesions have cleared. Exactly how this is Read More...
My Best Beauty Tips
March 5, 2013 3:55 PM by Mina Grasso
Five Common Beauty Problems Acne/Acne Scars - Systemic medication such as Accutane with potential serious side effects may be avoided with the use of topical anti-acne and antibiotics combined with Cooltouch and Spectra Laser treatments that help to reduce Read More...
Scar Treatment 101
January 29, 2013 2:56 PM by Kimberly Cray
The best care for scars starts immediately. Knowing the proper care and treatment for potential scarring is important to know before the damage is done. Among my favorite initial scar treatments is the topical use of Biocorneum. This silicone based gel Read More...
Anti-Aging Remedies for the Eyes
November 29, 2012 9:53 AM by Mina Grasso
The skin around the eyes is one of the first places that reveal a person's age. The delicate skin under the eyes that contains less subcutaneous fat becomes thinner with age. The unsightly age-related changes include dark circles, "bags" or swelling and Read More...


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