Cosmetic Dermatology

Fat Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

Fat always seems to get a bad rap. Fat, sometimes referred to as lipids, however, are essential to the health of our skin. In fact, new research is showing that fat in our diets is not as bad as we have been led to believe for the last several decades. Let’s take a look at some of the ways fats Continue reading

Top 4 Reason the Cutera Enlighten Laser Is Best for Removing My Tattoo

The tattoo removal process has come a long way over the years.  The Cutera Enlighten Laser is the next step forward in tattoo removal technology that offers high-quality elimination of a variety of ink colors at a faster pace. Multiple Wavelengths One of the reasons that the Cutera Enlighten Laser is the best laser treatment today for removing your unwanted Continue reading

Can Platelet Rich Protein Treat Male Pattern Baldness?

Hair loss is a common and frustrating problem for many men. Close to 85% of men will experience hair loss during their lives, and most of that hair loss is genetic. Currently, there are two drugs with FDA approval to treat androgenic alopecia, more commonly called male pattern baldness. Minoxidil and Finasteride have both been shown to reduce hair loss and in some Continue reading

How Does Platelet-Rich Protein Rejuvenate Hair and Skin?

There are many options when looking to smooth and restore the skin, but what if you could naturally boost your collagen production and reveal a more youthful appearance? What Is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)? “Platelet-Rich Plasma treatments use a patient’s own blood plasma for a variety of procedures, ranging from treating conditions like arthritis and easing muscle strain to smoothing out Continue reading

Why Do Botox Injections Cause Headaches for Some Patients?

For nearly a decade and a half, Botox injections have provided a safe, effective treatment for facial wrinkles and creases such as those in the brow line and around the eyes. For many patients, Botox can dramatically improve the appearance of crow’s feet, horizontal lines on the forehead, and creases between the eyebrows. Botox does this by temporarily blocking the nerve impulses that stimulate those muscles, which Continue reading

The Importance of Vitamins For Your Skin

When you think about taking care of your body, eating and exercising are among the top options. However, some people may not be getting all the vitamins that are necessary to keep your body healthy. As a matter of fact, this vitamin deficiency can significantly affect the skin. Vitamin D This vitamin is very important to your health and to your Continue reading

What Is Botox & How Is It Used?

Botox is the brand name given to botulinum toxin, which is a neurotoxic protein which is widely used in medicine, cosmetics, and research. “The toxin is generally considered to be safe and can be carefully injected into the body in specific areas based on the issue it is being used to treat,” notes Dr. Miriam Hanson, board certified dermatologist and cosmetic expert Continue reading

5 Reasons Why CoolSculpting Is So ‘Hot’ Right Now

Did you know that the average American gains 30 pounds from ages 20 to 50, even though people don’t usually eat more food during this period? The deck is stacked against women even more because when they reach perimenopause and/or menopause they may gain weight due to hormone changes. Particularly weight gain around the waistline is common because low estrogen Continue reading

What Are My Treatment Options For Acne Scarring?

Acne scars can seem unfair—if the pimples weren’t bad enough, the scars can persist to serve as a reminder. However, there are a variety of different therapies available for acne scar sufferers to treat their skin. A trip to the dermatologist is a great way to begin exploring these options and to discover which treatment is right for you. Clinical Options Continue reading

The 4 Best Cosmetic Procedures For The Summer

Your comfort and overall satisfaction with a cosmetic skin procedure can sometimes be related to the timing of the procedure. “Unfortunately, many people who pursue cosmetic procedures ignore their schedule and the time of year, sometimes enduring more discomfort as a result,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, board certified dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. Believe it or not, weather Continue reading

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