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Burnout – Bad for Your Body & Bad for Your Skin

The Tell Tale Signs of Burnout … Do You Have Them? We came across this article on Psychology Today while constructing a post on Stress and Skin.  Obviously the bigger priority is recognizing you’re over stressed and then doing something about it. We’ll get to the skin problem a little later. Burnout is one of… Read more

Getting B-12 Shots – Need ‘em?

“It’s a miracle…it changed my life.” B-12 – how much difference does it make? We offer B-12 shots because a lot of our patients ask for them and because for the right people, it’s an incredible energy booster. Here’s a fun video about B-12. If you need it, get it, you’ll be surprised at the… Read more

A Progression – From the first filler to the Non Surgical Face Lift

A Historical Guide to the Nonsurgical Face Lift Two decades ago your options for looking younger consisted almost entirely of surgery.  A facelift was an event you saved for and dreaded at the same time. Women today still often joke (sort of) about their face lift fund. The truth is that none of us relish the… Read more

Melanoma Dangers for Early Indoor Tanners

People who first use a tanning bed before age 35 increase their risk for melanoma by 75 %. That’s a pretty sobering piece of information and one that should cause any young person to rethink indoor tanning. ASDSA Tanning Infographic We all love the outdoors and in Southern California we have abundant sunshine and endless… Read more

Under Eye Hollows – Before Case 8a

Are the carbs you’re eating causing your Acne?

What’s causing your acne to be worse? As doctors, we’ve always recognized the link of diet and whole body health. The same holds true for diet and skin disruptions – specifically that of diet and acne. The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology earlier this year published findings on the relationship of carbohydrates and the severity… Read more

Plastic Surgery “Addiction”

Being content with how you look is a normal desire. But for some, the goal goes beyond contentment and into a seemingly endless quest for a version of perfection that is outside the norm. “Excessive surgery can make someone look bizarre and almost inhuman,” says Marietta, GA, facial plastic surgeon Seth A. Yellin, MD. “Look at… Read more

We Love Mom – Our Winner Lisa

Meet Lisa, our winning mom in the We Love Moms Makeover contest View the playlist (3 videos) and watch Lisa’s gentle changes as she discovers how just the right treatments add up to a fresh and natural improvement in appearance.   In April, we asked you to nominate a mom whose selflessness deserved to be… Read more

Brilliant Distinctions Double Points July 14 – August 28

Brilliant Distinctions Double Points Limited Time Offer Through August 28, 2014 Now is your chance to earn double points on any Allergan treatment or product, including Juvederm fillers, Latisse, Botox and Allergan skin care. You can see your savings stack up: • EARN 2X the points • RECEIVE up to $200 for future treatments or products… Read more

The “ChinPlant”

The “ChinPlant” American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) President Malcolm Z. Roth, MD commented that: “The chin and jawline are among the first areas to show signs of aging. People are considering chin augmentation as a way to restore their youthful look just like a facelift or eyelid surgery … We also know that as… Read more

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