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Five reasons everyone needs a Hydrafacial

Five reasons everyone needs a Hydrafacial Number 1 reason you need a Hydrafacial The number one reason that you want a HydraFacial is it going to cleanse your skin. The Hydrafacial Machine uses its amazing patented suction handpiece to whisk away all the build of dirt you have on your skin. During the day, your face is assaulted with dirt, bacteria, pollution, viruses, and other non-mentionable things. This step is essential as we bathe your skin with the amazing solutions the Hydrafacial has [...]

2020-01-21T19:18:30-06:00January 21st, 2020|Blog, Hydrafacial|0 Comments

Why the Fitzpatrick scale is very important when considering laser treatments

Fitzpatrick scale of skin - Why is it important to know before laser treatment? Many individuals choose to use non-invasive procedures to enhance or correct some part of their body or appearance. According to the ASPS, there were almost 16 million minimally invasive procedures in the US in 2018. The number is increasing every year because the availability of these procedures is growing at an exponential rate, which is great. However, you need to understand the importance of your skin type and how it relates [...]

2020-01-13T20:33:32-06:00January 13th, 2020|Blog, Laser Skin Treatments|0 Comments

How much does CoolSculpting cost?

CoolSculpting Cost One of the most frequently asked questions we get is, “How much does CoolSculpting cost?”  This is one of the most challenging questions to answer in the written form, but we are going to give it our best effort here in this blog.  Before we dig into the details, you, as an educated consumer, need to understand a couple of different terms.  The first term you need to understand is a “treatment.”  A treatment is anytime one of the applicators (sometimes called a [...]

2020-02-16T18:57:37-06:00November 7th, 2019|Blog, Coolsculpting|0 Comments

What is eczema?

What is Eczema? Many patients we see have eczema, so it is natural that a lot of patients will have questions about this common skin condition.  So we ask Kelly Fordham, PA-C some of the most frequently asked questions about eczema that she hears. What is Eczema? Eczema is a common name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red, itchy, and inflamed. Included under the name eczema are several different types of this condition, such as atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, [...]

2019-11-05T19:07:10-06:00November 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

CoolSculpting DIY Alternatives

CoolSculpting Alternatives DIY Fat Freezing: How Safe Is It? For most people staying fit and looking great is a top priority. Exercise and a healthy diet are often the best ways to achieve this. However, some fat bulges are stubborn and are resistant to exercise and diet. This is where fat freezing (also known as cryolipolysis) comes in. Cryolipolysis helps to eliminate stubborn fat cells in different areas of the body. The only FDA Approved treatment for cryolipolysis is CoolSculpting. Coolsculpting can only be performed [...]

2020-02-16T19:31:44-06:00October 4th, 2019|Blog, Coolsculpting|0 Comments

Botox Savings Program

Botox Savings Program Is there really such a thing? Yes, there really is a Botox Savings Program! The actual name of the program is Brilliant Distinctions and is offered through the company that makes Botox, Allergan. There is no fee to sign up, and the program essentially runs like any reward program you are used to currently (think Delta Frequent Flyer Program or Marriott Rewards Program). The way the program works is every time you purchase a product or service under the Allergan Aesthetic umbrella [...]

2020-02-18T18:39:08-06:00September 18th, 2019|Blog, Botox|0 Comments

How is Botox Priced?

How is Botox® Priced? As mentioned on our Botox page, Botox is typically priced two different ways: 1) By units or 2) By area. A medical professional will pick which way they want to charge their patients for a Botox treatment between these two options. But before we get too far down the road, the best place to start would be a definition for both terms. Botox Pricing Structures First, what is a unit? A unit is a measurement for products like Botox. It is [...]

2020-02-18T18:28:33-06:00September 2nd, 2019|Blog, Botox|0 Comments

May 2019 Specials

Buy Revision Skincare C Plus Correcting Complex, get Intellishade 50% off   Buy SkinMedica Glow on the Go Kit, Get a FREE 1 oz. HA5 ($100 value)   Heliocare: Buy one get one half off   Buy any two Elta sunscreens, get a FREE beach tote (while supplies last)   Sculpt + Relax Package Buy 4 CoolSculpting cycles, get $100 off + FREE Signature Hydrafacial $2900 ($275 total savings, in-store only)   Sculpt + Tighten Package One CoolSculpting Chin Cycle + 4 Exilis Skin Tightening Face [...]

2019-05-20T19:01:23-05:00May 1st, 2019|Specials|0 Comments

Decoding Sunscreen Terminology by Dr. Fening

Daily sunscreen use is essential to protecting your skin from the sun's harmful rays, but it is equally important to be educated on proper sunscreen use. In honor of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Fening breaks down all of the acronyms and other terms you need to know when choosing and using your sunscreen. UVA/UVB The sun emits many different types of rays, the most harmful of which are ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. UVB rays cause sunburns and can cause skin cancers, [...]

2019-05-04T01:38:40-05:00May 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Building a Rosacea-Friendly Skincare Regimen

April is Rosacea Awareness Month! The goal of Rosacea Awareness Month is to educate the public so that more people living with rosacea can seek medical help before it gets worse, and so those whose lives are affected can find greater acceptance and understanding of this skin condition. Early treatment is crucial to curtailing this chronic condition, which causes facial flushing, skin thickening, and may appear like severe acne across the cheeks and nose. Rosacea becomes more difficult to treat over time, so inhibit the onset with [...]

2019-03-28T17:55:30-05:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments
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