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Retinol & Retinoids To Turn Back The Clock On Your Skin!

Having beautiful and glowing skin can be achieved with retinol and retinoids, but are these products suitable for everyone? What exactly is retinol and how does it work? These are all important questions! Retinol – The Basics “Retinol is a form of Vitamin A and has been used to treat acne, but it has been recently shown also to help Continue reading

Sublative Skin Resurfacing For Acne Scars & More!

Sublative Skin Resurfacing is a unique procedure that uses radiofrequency to deliver effective yet controlled ablative and non-ablative fractional treatment for acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, and better texture and texture of the skin. “This process creates micro-injuries to the surface of the skin. As these areas heal, it promotes cell turnover, healthy collagen, and elastin,” states Amy Bowen, Continue reading

How Can I Treat My Sun Damage?

Skin damage from overexposure to the sun is a legitimate concern for all of us. Medical research shows that ultraviolet or UV rays from the sun are behind 80% of our skin aging. There are ways you can help reverse sun damage in your skin to keep skin refreshed and avoid prematurely aging. Healing Sunburn Damage Harmful UV sun rays Continue reading

Common Skin Conditions for Skin of Color

Common skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis affect patients of all ethnicities.  But patients with skin of color are more likely to have complications such as loss of pigmentation, dark spots and even scarring.  For these patients, it’s important to see a dermatologist who has expertise in treating ethnic skin and can address the unique challenges of treating Continue reading

Why Chemical Peels Are Ideal For Fall & Winter

Your skin is one of your biggest assets. It’s the first thing people see when they look at you, and when you have glowing, healthy skin, not only will you look better, you will also feel better about yourself as well! But your skin, which is also the largest organ of your body, requires tender loving care. Once in a while, Continue reading

A Beginner’s Guide to Applying Skincare Products

Any beginner just starting out with their own skincare routine is bound to be confused by all of the different products and how to use them. “Oh no, do I exfoliate or cleanse first?” “What’s a toner?” “Oh gosh is my moisturizer the last step?” If these questions sound familiar, these tips will guide you through the steps of skincare Continue reading

Top 3 Tips to Treat Summer Sun Damage

Who doesn’t love the warm summer sun heating their skin. Greeting the day by absorbing heat from the great ball of fire in the sky may be one of humanity’s oldest and most potent rituals. Tip Number One “Avoid over exposure to the midday sun!” shares Emily Rodrigues, certified medical aesthetician and licensed laser technician at Sanova Dermatology in Bee Continue reading

Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors: A Treatment for Eczema

Topical calcineurin inhibitors are treatments used to control atopic dermatitis, which is the most common form of chronic eczema. Topical calcineurin inhibitors are usually prescribed to patients as a steroid sparing therapy.  “They are typically not as effective during an eczema flare as quickly as topical steroids, which still form a mainstay of therapy, but are an ideal maintenance therapy Continue reading

Can Sciton Halo Help With Your Skin Concern?

Halo is the first fractionated laser that uses both ablative and non-ablative technology. The ablative wavelength targets tiny pathways in the skin, leaving the area around it unscathed. Meanwhile, the non-ablative wavelength drills little thermal injuries into the skin, which trigger collagen and elastin production (the stuff that minimizes fine lines and wrinkles). “Halo fires these two wavelength simultaneously, making Continue reading

Why Would I Need A Skin Biopsy?

When a doctor performs a skin biopsy on you, the doctor removes a small part of your skin, analyzes it, and looks at it under the microscope. “This is a sample, a piece of the bigger skin, usually removed for diagnostic purposes,” shares Dr. Azeen Sadeghian, board certified dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology in Baton Rouge, LA. In this case, the Continue reading

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