November 2015

Employee Spotlight | The Charming Christine!

Not only did we gain a phenomenal P.A. this summer, but also an extremely talented Medical Assistant! After spending many years in the medical field, Christine has found her niche and is helping people with their skin and hair concerns daily! Find out more about her medical expertise as well as other talents and hobbies like playing online bingo for Continue reading

Why Should I Put Sunscreen on my Hands? Top 3 Reasons Why Your Hands Shouldn’t Be Ignored

…coloration can range from getting additional moles on your hands to actual pigmentation changes with spots that can be anywhere from brown, tan, bluish, or black to red, pink, or flesh-toned. “They hands are one of the tell tale signs of aging,” says Dr. Hanson. “The discoloration may not be cancerous, but it significantly changes the appearance of your hands and often makes patients self-conscious.” Dr. Hanson notes that…

Can Weight Loss Help Psoriasis?

Though we’re still in the early stages of research, an important question is beginning to be resolved: can weight loss help psoriasis? And thus far, it appears that the answer is yes! A recent study in San Francisco has shown that patients who suffered from psoriasis before their bariatric surgery have shown improvement of their symptoms post-op. Considering how common Continue reading

How to Reduce the Appearance of Acne Scars

Blemishes can leave behind visible scars on the face and body that can have a lasting effect on your confidence. Fortunately, acne scar reduction techniques from our state-of-the-art practice can reduce the appearance of these marks and help you achieve smoother, softer, and younger-looking skin. During your initial consultation, Dr. Adam J. Mamelak and Dr. Miriam L. Hanson, our board Continue reading

Makeup for Problematic Skin

Selecting the right products for your skin can be challenging. Many ingredients found in cosmetics and skin care can trigger acne and other skin issues. When selecting your makeup, look at the custom cosmetic packaging and check for the different ingredients, as you should consider makeup an extension of your skin care regimen. I often ask: how can this product Continue reading

3 Tips for Talking to Your Teen About Tanning and Sun Protection

As a parent, you care deeply about the health of your child. Even as they grow into teenagers, you can’t help but want the best for them. And believe it or not, talking to your teen about tanning and sun protection is an important discussion that you need to have with your teenager. Teens often covet the glow you get from having beautifully bronzed Continue reading

Caring for Acne-Prone Skin in Winter

While winter means cooler, drier temperatures for Austin residents, that doesn’t necessarily include a reprieve from breakouts and blemishes. Fortunately, the cloud cover that comes with the season can serve a beneficial purpose. Many of the advanced acne treatments at Sanova Dermatology require patients to avoid excess exposure to sunlight. Take advantage of the shorter days and help achieve smoother, Continue reading

How Many IPL Treatments Do I Need?

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and try an aesthetic procedure to help rejuvenate your skin! IPL, or Intense Pulse Light, is designed to even out skin tone, correct pigment irregularities, and eliminate reds and browns from the skin. Whether looking for a fotofacial, or seeking ways to brighten your skin, IPL can do some serious damage to the Continue reading

What are the Advantages of Dysport Over Botox?

Having wrinkles and frown lines can make you feel self-conscious about your age. But thanks to Dysport, many people are finding renewed confidence by having a more youthful looking appearance. Most likely, you’re well familiar with Botox, but you may not have heard of Dysport, as it’s a fairly recent product.  Coke or Pepsi? Dysport is an alternative cosmetic treatment Continue reading

What is IL-17 and Why is it a Good Target for Psoriasis Treatment?

IL-17, or interleukin 17, is a protein called a cytokine which controls cell activity and an activates inflammation. In normal, healthy skin, IL-17 moves throughout it activating the immune system when there is a cut or scrape sending cells to the surface to fight infection and to begin the healing process. In someone with psoriasis, however, these signals are faulty Continue reading

Next Page »
We Are Proud Members Of:
Book Online

Latest Specials & Promotions

View All

Book appointment by

Choose your area

  • Baton Rouge

    6411 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 - (225) 303-9500
  • Lafayette

    1245 Camellia Boulevard, Lafayette, LA 70508 - (337) 839-2773
  • Bee Cave & Lakeway

    3944 RR 620 S. Bldg. 6, Bee Cave, TX 78738 - (512) 366-8568
  • Old Metairie

    701 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA 70005 - (504) 836-2050
  • Uptown

    3434 Prytania St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70115 - (504) 897-5899
  • Metairie

    111 Veterans Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70005 - (504) 838-8225
  • SBA Dermatology

    1900 Saint James Place, Houston, TX 77056 - (713) 850-0240
  • North Austin

    12319 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, Texas 78758 - (512) 837-3376
  • Central Austin

    3705 Medical Parkway, Austin, Texas 78705 - (512) 454-3781
  • Dripping Springs

    13830 Sawyer Ranch Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 - (512) 829-0009
  • Pflugerville

    1601 E. Pflugerville Parkway, Pflugerville, Texas 78660 - (512) 252-3700
  • Steiner Ranch

    5145 North FM 620 Rd, Austin, Texas 78732 - (512) 266-0007
  • Helyn Alvarez, MD

  • Daniel Barron, PA-C

  • Suzanne Bruce, MD

  • Daniel A. Carrasco, MD

  • Kristy Charles, MD

  • Ryan Couvillion, MD

  • Megan Couvillion, MD

  • Gretchen Donnes, PA-C

  • Leigh Ellen Eubanks, MD

  • Natalie Gibson, PA-C

  • Miriam L. Hanson, MD

  • Alicia Haslauer, PA-C

  • Agezi Igboko, FNP-C

  • Haneen Issa, PA-C

  • Jennifer Jordan, PA-C

  • Ted Lain, MD, MBA

  • Adam J. Mamelak, MD

  • Sharon Meyer, MD

  • Lesley Ott, FNP-C

  • Melanie Pickett, MD

  • Jeffrey C. Poole, MD

  • David W. Powell, MD

  • Chad Prather, MD

  • Maria “Gabi” Prudhomme, FNP-C

  • Marcela Ramirez, FNP-C

  • Diana Reyes, PA-C

  • Israel Rodriguez, PA-C

  • Katharine Saussy, MD

  • Candace Thrash, MD

  • Mamina Turegano, MD

  • Jennifer Vickers, MD

  • Micah Williams, PA-C

  • Laura Williams, MD