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The “Right Way” to Wash Your Hands

Everyone’s aware of the deadliness of Ebola and the extreme measures it requires to prevent the spread of the virus. While we shiver at the thought of that particular disease, there are countless harmful and other deadly bacteria, viruses and germs all around us. Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we… Read more

Belly Busting Options

From Today Health Sept 18, 2014 “American adults got some bad fitness news this week. While our overall body-mass index hasn’t changed in the last decade, our waistlines are still spreading. That means we’re not necessarily getting heavier, but we’re gaining the weight in the worst place: our bellies.” If I had time, of course… Read more

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

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