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Successful Weight Loss
January 8, 2014 10:23 AM by Mina Grasso
Over half of the US population is overweight. Most of us are considering again our old resolution for the New Year - losing weight. Fad diets that require severe calorie restriction have historically failed us long-term. Many of us lose weight with these Read More...
A New Capacity for Repair and Regeneration
October 8, 2013 2:03 PM by Kimberly Cray
As part of the body's capacity to heal itself, platelets and other components in human blood migrate to a site of injury. Platelets are known to release a variety of factors that respond to tissue injury, where they initiate and promote healing. By concentrating Read More...
Immediate and Real Results with Radiesse
August 14, 2013 12:40 PM by Kimberly Cray
We all know aging is a part of life and in many regards, aging is quite fabulous. I mean, does anyone really want to go back to their high school days? Pimples, bus stops, getting teased for the outfits we were wearing. I know I personally would be happy 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...
Reducing That ‘Puffy' Appearance After Treatment
June 24, 2013 9:14 AM by Mina Grasso
We continue to learn about and understand the concept of volume loss in the aging face. We have a wide spectrum of products to use and are learning more advanced techniques to help our patients look more youthful while maintaining a more natural appearance. Read More...
Step Away From the Magnifying Mirror
June 19, 2013 2:34 PM by Kimberly Cray
Okay, okay. Magnifying mirrors may have their place in the world. But for your skin's sake, please stay as far away from them as you can! I am a firm believer that more often than not your skin will improve the less you do to irritate it. When I removed Read More...
Regenerating Growth Factors
April 30, 2013 11:09 AM by Mina Grasso
Growth factors enhance the skin's natural ability to heal and regenerate to produce more youthful skin. Growth factors are proteins that regulate cellular growth and the activity of skin cells. There are multiple growth factors responsible in maintaining Read More...
Quench Your Skin with H20
April 23, 2013 5:22 PM by Kimberly Cray
Have you noticed that we live in a dehydrated world full of carbonated beverages, caffeine and alcohol? I know people who consume multiple sodas, juices and coffees a day. But what about water? Drinking adequate amounts of water daily is important for Read More...
Arm Reshaping and Toning
April 15, 2013 12:47 PM by Mina Grasso
As spring and summer entice the sunshine and warm weather, short sleeves or sleeveless tops and spaghetti straps are the favorite fashion. Yet some people prefer long sleeves and sweaters year-round because they feel self conscious about their arms. Due 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...
Micro-Needling for Skin Rejuvenation
April 2, 2013 5:17 PM by Mina Grasso
Everyone wants beautiful, healthy skin. Patients seek various skin rejuvenation treatments to reduce pore size, reduce pigmentation, tighten skin and reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and scars. Micro-needling using a device such as Dermapen is a skin rejuvenation 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...
Skin Rejuvenation at the Genetic Level
February 19, 2013 1:04 PM by Mina Grasso
Intense pulsed light - photorejuvenation - has been around for over 20 years. It has grown rapidly in popularity over the last decade. It is the most popular non-ablative skin rejuvenation treatment that has continued to show clinical improvement of skin Read More...


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    Setting: Miami & Upland, Calif.
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