Top five things to consider before your injectable treatment

Are you thinking about having a cosmetic procedure or have you booked one? Then this “top five” list is for you! It can be daunting to undergo an injectable cosmetic procedure such as wrinkle-relaxing injections or soft-tissue fillers, especially if this is your first time. Often you can be worried about doing the right thing, [...]

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Eyelid procedure: Let’s look at what to expect

Do you feel like your eyes give you a tired appearance? That your eyelids are droopy? A surgical procedure called blepharoplasty is often the only way to lift and refresh your look. Dermatologic surgeons have refined blepharoplasty techniques so that this outpatient procedure can be accomplished with only local anesthesia under light sedation. What might [...]

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New developments in cellulite treatment

Cellulite is a common problem seen in 80 to 85 percent of women and has been extremely resistant to a wide array of treatments. It manifests as a mattress-like or orange peel appearance that has a complex origin, including expansion of subcutaneous fat, stiffened fibrous bands (septae) and skin laxity. Inflammation, hormones and genetic predispositions [...]

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Tattoo regret: Removing mistakes with laser technology

While a tattoo may be reminder of a past event or experience – or designed to indicate personality traits – a poll conducted in January 2012 by Harris Interactive reported that 1 in 8 tattooed American adults ultimately regret their decision. If you’re experiencing tattoo regret, the laser removal technology available today is your best [...]

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We asked, you answered: And the most sought non-invasive cosmetic procedures are …

Did you know that microdermabrasion treatments, wrinkle-relaxing injections, chemical peels and laser/light procedures rank as the top four cosmetic treatments that consumers seek? This and other findings of the 2013 ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures –a blind online survey of more than 6,300 consumers asked for opinions on cosmetic treatments in general and [...]

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