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Know Your Fillers: Juvederm Ultra vs. Ultra Plus

When comparing Juvederm Ultra vs. Ultra Plus, there are both similarities and differences.  For instance, both are used for the treatment of facial lines and wrinkles, but Juvederm Ultra Plus is a thicker more viscous substance than Juvederm Ultra. Therefore, Ultra Plus can provide more dramatic results in areas with deeper lines and hollows in […]

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What is Alopecia Areata and How Is It Treated?

Hair loss, no matter what the cause, is often associated with self-consciousness and significant distress. One type of hair loss that effects many American men and women is an autoimmune disorder known as alopecia areata, which entails losing hair unpredictably. Alopecia areata is the result of the immune system attacking cells in the hair follicles, which […]

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On The Run | Top Skin Care Tips for Marathon Runners

Running is a  great way to stay active and fit in our beautiful city of Austin, Texas. Whether it’s the Cap10K, 3M Marathon, or simply a Turkey Trot, it’s not too difficult to find a big running event with a bit of Austin-pizazz! With all the prep and training, your skin can also feel the […]

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Top 2 Strategies for Catching Melanoma Early

Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer and catching it early is the best option when it comes to diagnosis and treatment options. “I encourage patients to look at their skin regularly,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist and skin cancer expert in Austin, Texas. “Checking your spots is not difficult, and there’s […]

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Employee Spotlight | The Amazing Ashley

Ashley is one of the newest additions to the Sanova Family and we are so excited to have her! Streamlining your check in process and a pleasant voice on the phone. Find out a bit more about this lovely lady who is known for her fantastic fashion and phenomenal friendliness! Welcome to Sanova! How has […]

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5 Ways To Prep Your Skin For A Job Interview

Hunting for a new job can be overwhelming, not to mention the stressful interview process. From what to wear and what to say, the last thing that you want to worry about is your skin! Here are some tips from Sanova Dermatology to help prepare your skin for your big day. 1. Taming Troubled Skin […]

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What is Asclera (Polidocanol), And How Does It Work on Varicose Veins?

If you suffer from unsightly and painful varicose veins, then you’re probably wondering what type of treatment options you have. Something to consider is Asclera (Polidocanol). Asclera is a prescription medicine that is injected into your veins via a procedure called sclerotherapy. This can be used to treat two different kinds of veins, very small spider […]

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Top Five Early Warning Signs of Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that can resemble non-cancerous skin irritations such as eczema and psoriasis. There are approximately 2.8 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, and it occurs most often on areas of the body which are frequently exposed to the sun, such as the face and arms. Reddish […]

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Why Is My Hair Falling Out?

Widening Parts “Hair loss is an emotional subject for many of my patients,” states Emily Johnston, dermatology certified-physician assistant in Austin, Texas.  A large part of determining the cause of hair loss is obtaining a good history.  “It is helpful to discuss past medical problems, family history, and any major life changes,” says Emily. “Each […]

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