Marionette Lines

Marionettes are a result of the general facial aging process: volume loss and loss of structural support from shrinking facial fat pads, bone and mineral loss (particularly the bony resorption of the mandible), decrease in collagen and elastin production and hormonal changes that thin and weaken skin. Movement, genetics and bad habits also contribute to development and severity of marionettes.

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Age spots

Age spots are also called liver spots, solar lentigines, sunspots, and they can appear peppered across any part of the body that has sustained unprotected sun exposure over the years. The face, hands, arms, chest, back and legs are the most commonly affected areas.

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Dermal Fillers Menu

The menu of dermal fillers offers options to achieve our filler goals: the most natural looking outcomes. There are different fillers for different jobs: thin ones for fine lines and hydration, soft ones for lips, mobile ones for high movement areas, thick ones for heavy lifting and sculpting, bio-stimulating ones for general volumization and smoothing, semi-permanent ones for scars, structure and firmness. Choices are as necessary as skill for the best outcomes.

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Exercise + Protecting Skin

Regular exercise is important for all organs, internally and externally. Healthy hearts, lungs, brains and skin require our physical movement. Exercise increases oxygen levels and circulation to nourish skin cells, while flushing toxins from our bodies. Exercise also decreases stress

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Off Label Magic with Botox

Botox is as close to a magic potion as anything can be in cosmetic dermatology and for its medical applications. Even the entire world supply of Botox is produced in an idyllic, seemingly magical town in Ireland called Westport. The

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Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Holiday gift giving has special challenges this year for many reasons. Simplicity, accessibility, usefulness while supporting local is trending this year. Our Holiday Gift Guide for this 2020 cuts to the chase. It is a quick list of what most

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Skin Refreshments

Here is an abbreviated list of skin refreshments offered in cosmetic dermatology to quickly, effectively and visibly refresh our looks. Treatments may be adjusted or combined to accommodate individual parameters and goals.

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Under Eye Shadows

Dark shadows under eyes are a big drag. They make us look tired, vitamin deficient, negligent in the self care department. Under eye circles are further accentuated when wearing masks because eyes become basically the sole focus. (Can’t help thinking

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Skin Cell Turnover

Skin care professionals talk about skin cell turnover as if it is the key to the fountain of youth, the holy grail of clear, smooth skin because it pretty much is. Not only does skin look and feel healthy, but

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Jowlbella + other off-label uses for KYBELLA

Jowlbella – Kybella used “off-label” to shrink jowls and sharpen the jawline.  (One of the only good things about these mask-wearing days may be that the mask can hide post-Kybella swelling or bruising.) Why we love Kybella: Kybella is a

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