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5 Do’s and Don'ts of Laser Hair Removal Aftercare

5 Do’s and Don'ts of Laser Hair Removal Aftercare

You want to do far less waxing, shaving, and plucking to remove unwanted body hair, so you’re choosing the smart-and-easy route — laser hair removal. Here are some aftercare tips to smooth the process.
Mar 6th, 2024
4 Things We Want You to Know About Adult Acne

4 Things We Want You to Know About Adult Acne

Sure, you may long for that tight and evenly toned skin you had when you were younger, but you’re more than happy to leave acne behind. Unfortunately, this condition can follow you into adulthood.
Jan 9th, 2024

How Neurotoxins Can Help You Look Younger

Few anti-aging tools deliver the dramatic results that neurotoxins like Botox® do, which explains why they have held the top spot in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures for decades. Explore what they can do for you.
Sep 13th, 2023
Is There Help for Stubborn Acne Scars?

Is There Help for Stubborn Acne Scars?

You wanted to leave your acne behind, but stubborn scarring serves as a constant reminder of the skin condition. And this scarring can appear worse as you age. Luckily, there are solutions for acne scarring.
Jul 11th, 2023
Does Hot Weather Make Rosacea Worse?

Does Hot Weather Make Rosacea Worse?

Many of us live in California for the warm temperatures year-round and — spoiler alert — heat can make rosacea flare up. Here are some good tips for handling rosacea during hot weather spells and beyond.
Jun 1st, 2023
What Are Those Dark Patches On My Face?

What Are Those Dark Patches On My Face?

Your skin used to be evenly toned, but you’re noticing some darker patches that have formed and you want to get to the bottom of, and eliminate, these patches. Here’s what they might be and how we can help.
Apr 1st, 2023
How Long Does It Take for Acne Scars to Go Away?

How Long Does It Take for Acne Scars to Go Away?

Like tens of millions of others, you’ve developed acne and you’re waiting for the aftermath to clear, namely the scars. The thing about scars is that they don’t generally go away completely but can be improved through cosmetic treatments.
Jan 18th, 2023
Preventing and Treating Age Spots

Preventing and Treating Age Spots

When it comes to the signs of photoaging on your face, wrinkles are only half of the equation. The other, often more prominent, signs are age spots. Here’s a look at how you can prevent them and how we can treat them.
Dec 1st, 2022
What Is the Best Treatment for My Back Acne?

What Is the Best Treatment for My Back Acne?

There’s good news and bad when it comes to the winter months here in California. Your back may not be exposed as much, but your chances for developing acne on your back are higher. Here’s how you can address the problem.
Nov 1st, 2022
The Link Between Emotional Stress and Rosacea

The Link Between Emotional Stress and Rosacea

Up to 90% of people with rosacea cite stress as a significant trigger of the skin condition. In fact, the link between rosacea and stress goes both ways, which is why finding ways to manage stress is paramount.
Oct 10th, 2022
Can Neurotoxin Injections Keep My Look Natural?

Can Neurotoxin Injections Keep My Look Natural?

You’re interested in trying a neurotoxin injection, but you’re afraid of an unnatural, frozen look that makes it fairly obvious that you’ve had “work done.” We assure you that we can deliver results that will keep them guessing.
Sep 18th, 2022
Factors To Consider When Removing Your Tattoo

Factors To Consider When Removing Your Tattoo

Your tattoo seemed like a great idea at the time, but the moment has passed and you want to clear the memory away. If you’re considering laser tattoo removal, which is an excellent option, there are a few points to consider.
Jun 1st, 2022
Tips for Managing These 5 Rosacea Triggers

Tips for Managing These 5 Rosacea Triggers

It’s no secret that the best way to avoid rosacea is to better manage the triggers that cause flare-ups. While some triggers may be unavoidable, here we look at five that you can do something about.
Feb 1st, 2022
How the Sun Can Damage Your Skin Even After Summer

How the Sun Can Damage Your Skin Even After Summer

The long days of summer when the sun is at its highest can be a damaging time for your skin. That said, you should protect your skin year-round, as the sun can still make its mark, no matter the season.
Jan 10th, 2022
Healthy Habits to Manage Your Eczema

Healthy Habits to Manage Your Eczema

If you have eczema, you live in fear of an uncomfortable flare-up, and you want to do all that you can to prevent one. Here, we outline a few tips that go a long way toward achieving that goal.
Dec 21st, 2021
Why Do I Look Older Than I Am (or Feel)?

Why Do I Look Older Than I Am (or Feel)?

You look in the mirror and you hardly recognize the face that’s staring back at you, especially when your age and your youthful spirit don’t align with what you’re seeing. Here, we explore the forces of aging on your skin.
Nov 8th, 2021

How Exilis Ultra™ Therapy Can Help You Look Younger

With each passing year, you watch with regret as your once-toned skin slowly succumbs to the aging process and sags. Instead of hiding your face, why not turn to our innovative Exilis Ultra™ tightening technology?
Oct 15th, 2021
Why Do I Have Rosacea?

Why Do I Have Rosacea?

If you have red patches or bumps on your skin, and it’s not acne, it may be rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition that affects millions of people. Learn what causes it and how you can treat it.
Aug 18th, 2021

Help! I Want to Get Rid of My Tattoo

Maybe it seemed like a good idea at the time, or maybe you’ve just outgrown your tattoo. Whatever the reason, if you want to get rid of a tattoo, you can. Here’s how.
Jul 29th, 2021

Tighten Saggy Skin Before Summer With Exilis

Whether it’s a double chin or a belly roll that you want reduced and tightened, Exilis® can help. Learn how this advanced technology can help reduce fat and tighten skin and get you ready to look your best this summer.
Jun 9th, 2021

5 Tips to Protect Your Skin From the Summer Sun

Whether you want to protect your skin against skin cancer or protect it against wrinkles, sun protection is vital. Here are five tips to protect your skin from the strong California summer sun.
May 3rd, 2021

Recognizing an Actinic Keratosis

Over 40 million people develop an actinic keratosis every year. Find out how to spot this widespread precancerous skin lesion and how to prevent it.
Apr 1st, 2021

Is Rosacea a Lifelong Problem?

Do you suffer from unsightly red bumps and swelling on your face? You may have a chronic skin condition called rosacea. Learn how to manage your condition and reduce symptoms.
Mar 3rd, 2021

Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers and one of the deadliest. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your risk of developing it. Learn the risks and how to reduce them.
Feb 4th, 2021

What Are Birthmarks?

Birthmarks are almost always harmless but often are not pretty. Find out what causes these common skin markings and how to get rid of them.
Jan 1st, 2021

Myths and Facts About Tattoo Removal

Are you through with your ex? Need to look more professional? If you’re one of the many people who regret getting a tattoo, don’t despair. Learn how to separate myths from facts when it comes to tattoo removal.
Dec 1st, 2020

Is IPL Right for Me?

Has the sun wreaked havoc on your skin? Do you cringe when you see sun spots or dark spots on your skin? Learn how IPL can help, and if it’s the right treatment for your skin needs.
Sep 20th, 2020

Say Goodbye to Stubborn Fat

If you watch your weight and exercise regularly but still can’t get rid of unsightly bulges, learn about two advanced techniques that can help you say goodbye to unwanted lumps and rolls.
Aug 13th, 2020

Myths About Botox® Debunked

Are you thinking about getting Botox® but heard things that have made you unsure? Learn which things you’ve heard about this popular and effective skin treatment are true and which ones are myths.
Apr 9th, 2020

Top 5 Triggers for Rosacea

If you have rosacea, you know how embarrassing the redness and bumps on your face are. It’s a chronic disease with no cure, but you can learn how to control rosacea outbreaks by avoiding your triggers.
Feb 1st, 2020

Common Rosacea Triggers to Avoid

Is your facial skin red and swollen? You may have rosacea, a common skin condition often caused by certain foods, weather, or activity. Learn what your rosacea triggers are so you can avoid them and rosacea flare-ups.
Oct 1st, 2019

How Does Tattoo Removal Actually Work?

Do you have a tattoo that says “George Forever” but your husband’s name is Steve? It may be time to rid yourself of that reminder of an old romance. Here’s what you need to know about tattoo removal lasers and how they work.
Aug 1st, 2019

Lose Your Love Handles with SculpSure

Do you have fat bulges hanging over your jeans? Are lumps visible when you wear a form-fitted dress? Find out how SculpSure® can help you lose your love handles without surgery or downtime.
Jan 16th, 2019
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Tired of Hiding Unwanted Tattoos? We Have a Solution

Do you regret getting the name of your ex tattooed on your arm? Are you tired of covering up a tattoo for work? Learn how you can have ink-free skin with effective and safe laser tattoo removal treatments.
Nov 29th, 2018
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5 Reasons Both Men and Women Alike Are Choosing Exilis

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look your best. Learn how Exilis®, a noninvasive body contouring procedure, eliminates unwanted fat bulges and tightens skin at the same time — with no downtime or pain.
Oct 29th, 2018

How SculpSure Can Help Rebuild Your Confidence

Do you dread bathing suit season? Do stubborn pockets of fat make you uncomfortable in your own body? Find out how SculpSureⓇ, a noninvasive fat reduction procedure, can help boost your body confidence.
Sep 13th, 2018

The Best Ways to Eliminate Age Spots

Don’t let those conspicuous spots on your face and hands give away your age. Learn some of the best and most effective ways to fade or eliminate age spots wherever they appear.
Aug 7th, 2018

5 Tips for Preventing a Rosacea Flare-Up

Do you suffer from embarrassing facial redness and spotty pimples? You may have rosacea. Learn how to identify your triggers and get five tips for preventing rosacea flare-ups.
Jul 10th, 2018

What You Can Do To Prevent Skin Cancer

In Northern California, we enjoy the outdoors year-round. However, that increases the risk of skin cancer. Fortunately, it's preventable. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to review what you can do to prevent skin cancer.
May 15th, 2018

5 Great Reasons to Consider SculpSure

Losing fat can be an exercise in frustration. Consider SculpSure® laser fat reduction if you have been unsuccessful in shrinking stubborn fat pockets that exist in places such as your love handles or abdomen.
Mar 27th, 2018

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Laser Tattoo Removal

You may not like to live your life with regrets, but tattoos are permanent. Or, are they? If you’re looking to get rid of a poorly-thought-out tattoo, you may want to consider laser tattoo removal. It’s safe and effective.
Mar 16th, 2018

5 Lunch-Hour Treatments for Younger Skin

As if life weren’t busy enough, you’ve noticed a few new wrinkles and sun damage on your face. You’d like to take care of them, but you don’t think you have enough time to add rejuvenating treatments to your to-do list. The good news is, you do.
Jan 30th, 2018

Skin Care Tips for Winter in Northern California

When temperatures dip lower and you feel that familiar chill in the air, it’s time to think about protecting your skin from the elements. Dr. Bruce Saal shares some effective skin care tips for keeping your skin looking and feeling healthy this winter.
Dec 19th, 2017