Anti-Aging

Understanding Common Skin Concerns of Asian Patients

Regardless of where you live, your heritage has shaped a great deal of what your skin will do. For example, many people with Asian heritage may come to find that they tend to experience very common skin problems. Here are a few common skin complaints Asian patients report, designed to you better understand how to take care of your skin. Oily Continue reading

Dermal Melasma: A Common Condition with Many Treatment Options

Are you one of the estimated six million women in America who suffer from patches of blotchy skin on your face, neck, or jawline? If so, you may have a condition known as melasma. “Melasma is generally considered a cosmetic skin condition in which the melanocytes, or pigment generating cells in the skin, produce excess melanin,” explains Dr. Miriam Hanson, board Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Antioxidants Are Great For Your Skin!

These days, the word “antioxidant” is heard fairly often. However, another word that should have your attention is “oxidation.” If you have ever seen an apple core turn brown, you have seen the results of oxidation. Now, imagine how oxidation is affecting your skin. The air you breathe is metabolized, creating free radicals. “Those free radicals damage cells and molecules, Continue reading

What is Alpha Hydroxy Acid?

What is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA)? Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) are a class of compounds which can either be synthetic or naturally occurring. Due to their abundance, safety and effects on the skin, they are commonly used in a variety of skin care products and treatments. What are the Different AHAs? AHA refers to a family of compounds derived Continue reading

How Long Does Juvederm Take to “Set”?

Juvederm is one of the best-known dermal fillers available today. The product is widely used to treat fine lines and wrinkles in the skin, smoothing them out and helping patients regain their confidence along with a brighter, more youthful appearance. Dermal fillers such as Juvederm often take a bit to set after the initial injection, allowing for small corrections to be made to the results before Continue reading

Skin Changes in your 40’s and What To Do About Them

All skin is different. Each person ages differently and at a different rate. There are different factors that determine how skin behaves over time. “Sun exposure, environmental pollutants, genetics and habits, even things like a healthy diet and exercise can have an impact on skin,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, board certified dermatologist and cosmetic expert at Sanova Dermatology. Common Changes Continue reading

How Does Exercise Effect The Skin?

It’s no secret that exercise is good for you. It helps you maintain a healthy weight, improves cardiovascular health and even aids in sleep and mood regulation. But, you may not know it’s also good for the skin! Exercise Keeps Your Skin Younger Longer “Regular exercise has a direct impact on the tone, texture and overall health of your skin Continue reading

Why use Dermal Fillers for the Temples?

Dermal fillers are a pretty standard go-to for patients looking to improve the look and feel of their skin by reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and hollows without undergoing invasive surgical procedures. “Fillers help to plump up the skin, restoring volume that’s lost whilr smoothing out the surface and giving it back a youthful roundness,” explains Dr. Kellie Reed, Continue reading

The Benefits of Facials

Facials are not just an opportunity to relax and get a professional face massage. There are some great benefits you can get from a regular facial , not to mention how nicely it pairs with a number of other aesthetic procedures. These dermatology-grade procedures can truly change your complexion and offer the glow you have been hoping for. How exactly Continue reading

4 Super Foods for the Skin

Every year there is a new diet or super food that promises to improve your health, help you look younger, eliminate wrinkles, and let you live forever! “These fads don’t last long and often don’t stay around long enough to see an effect,” says Dr. Kellie Reed, board certified Dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology. With so much media coverage on these Continue reading

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