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An Effective Option for Melasma
June 4, 2014 9:50 AM by Mina Grasso
Frequently, women present to our clinic with melasma. Patches of dark pigmentation that often present symmetrically on the cheeks, upper lip and/or forehead characterize melasma. Excessive melanin production is stimulated by excessive sun exposure, heat Read More...
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Platelet-Rich Plasma for Treating Hair Loss
March 5, 2014 10:26 AM by Mina Grasso
Hair loss can be devastating to both men and women. Various genetic and environmental factors can cause hair loss. Environmental factors may include chemotherapy, diet, nutrition, stress, hormonal shifts, autoimmune disorders and various illnesses due Read More...
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Treatment of Ochronosis
October 23, 2012 10:36 AM by Kimberly Cray
A patient presents with discrete patches of hyperpigmentation on the face, particularly involving the cheeks and upper lip. She denies recent sun exposure or use of oral contraception pills. She was diagnosed a year ago with melasma and given hydroquinone, Read More...
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Cryolipolysis: Where Does The Fat Go?
September 18, 2012 8:37 AM by Mina Grasso
Cryolipolysis is a new noninvasive technology that uses cold exposure to result in lipolysis, the breakdown of fat by freezing. Clinical studies have demonstrated 20% to 25% reduction in superficial fat layer thickness after each treatment. After a cryolipolysis Read More...
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After-Summer Skin Damage Repair
September 4, 2012 9:51 AM by Mina Grasso
Year after year, summer after summer, we start to notice our skin losing elasticity and developing new, larger or darker brown spots on the face, chest, arms or legs. Fortunately, more people are now educated about the risk of excessive sun exposure and Read More...
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A New Option for Hyperhidrosis
August 14, 2012 10:42 AM by Kimberly Cray
Many people have overactive sweat glands that produce excess sweating. This condition is called hyperhidrosis, and it can occur in the underarms, palms and soles. In severe hyperhidrosis, sweating significantly exceeds the body's normal requirement for Read More...
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Medical Skin Needling in Aesthetics
July 17, 2012 11:38 AM by Kimberly Cray
As providers we know the deeper we dive into the dermis, the greater the risk of potential side effects, sometimes including permanent adverse changes to the skin. I am a fan of options. There is no cookie-cutter treatment protocol we can follow with Read More...
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Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing
July 10, 2012 7:34 AM by Mina Grasso
Traditionally, wrinkles on the cheeks adjacent to the corner of the lips have been a challenge in cosmetic rejuvenation. Loss of volume, sun exposure and the aging process break down collagen and reduce elasticity, contributing to this rippled wrinkle Read More...
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Sunscreen Safety Update
June 26, 2012 7:28 AM by Mina Grasso
Over the years we have learned that excessive sun exposure causes an acceleration of skin aging and significantly increases the risk of skin cancer. Sunscreens were originally developed to protect from sunburns caused by ultraviolet rays. Skin cancer Read More...
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Rejuvenating Skin Through Wound Healing Science
June 5, 2012 12:10 PM by Kimberly Cray
Neocutis is a Swiss skin care and pharmaceutical line that harnesses the power of PSP (processed skin cell proteins, a proprietary ingredient). These products are used to promote skin rejuvenation, to provide post-procedural skin care and to provide general Read More...
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A New Multifacted Skin Therapy
March 26, 2012 8:04 AM by Kimberly Cray
eMatrix is a new technology that is said to be "color blind." Being capable of treating all skin types, this is certainly a welcome addition to the field of aesthetics. Coined "sublative rejuvenation," eMatrix utilizes fractionated bipolar radio frequency. Read More...
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Treatment of Stretch Marks with Retinoids
January 24, 2012 7:50 AM by Kimberly Cray
No matter our age or gender, stretch marks (or striae) can affect us all. Contrary to popular belief, stretch marks may even affect thin people. We commonly associate them with pregnancy, but striae also frequently occur in young patients after rapid Read More...
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The Art of Time Management
December 27, 2011 7:39 AM by Kimberly Cray
We have all been to see a healthcare provider with a checklist of things we wish to accomplish during a visit. Isn't that why we go? Time management skills in medicine are essential. As providers, we have to find a nice balance that gives patients our Read More...
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SPF: The Fountain of Youth
November 29, 2011 9:30 AM by Kimberly Cray
As a society striving to look younger, we are in constant search to find the so-called "fountain of youth." We envision an overflowing magic potion that erases or prevents the damages of time. In my mind, there is no myth or legend behind the fact that Read More...
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Battle of the Bulge
November 1, 2011 1:43 PM by Kimberly Cray
Diet and exercise. These are two words patients do not want to hear when they seek consultation for fat reduction. Most likely they have been dieting and they have been exercising. Yet those stubborn pockets or bulges of fat remain. Many patients are Read More...
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