Crepey Skin

Crepey skin, like crepe paper, appears flimsy, finely wrinkled, dehydrated and, basically, old. Crepey skin is first noticeable in thin skinned areas such as around eyes, upper arms, hands and neck. Without intervention and without warning, crepey skin can blanket the chest, upper legs, knees, lower arms and elbows.

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Rx for Jowls

Jowls of all different degrees happen as we age, regardless of the efforts we make to halt the process. Besides time and aging, genetics and body shape are factors we can’t control. Other factors to blame for this sagging at the jawline include a long history of fluctuating weight, a few bad habits and the loss of elasticity.

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Dry, cracked lips

Our delicate skinned, constantly moving mouths and colder, drier weather provide the perfect storm for lip issues. Add lip licking, saliva buildup and masks, the situation avalanches.

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What’s the big deal with Retinoids?

The most ardent fans of retinoids are not only dermatologists, but also everyone who uses them properly and consistently. So, what makes retinoids such a big deal? Why are they the most prescribed anti-aging, anti-acne medications on the planet?

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Fall Favorites

Cooler weather, covered skin and less time in the sun make Fall a perfect time to schedule lasers and chemical peels. Fall is also a great time to switch up a few skincare products.

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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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