Monthly Archives: March 2016

What Are the Best Treatments for Acne & Acne Scars?

Non-surgical treatments to treat stubborn acne in Tuscon, Arizona.

As a dermatologist in Tucson, Arizona, specializing in pediatric services, I’ve treated countless teenagers for moderate to severe acne. Additionally, adult patients come to my practice seeking to reduce the appearance of their own acne, as well as scarring caused by acne from their younger years. Some prescription topical and oral medications get satisfactory results, but acne that’s harder to…

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The Celebrity Factor: How A-Listers Influence Plastic Surgery

Austin plastic surgeon shares his take on how celebrities influence plastic surgery.

There is little doubt celebrities influence plastic surgery trends, the same way they do with pop culture fads and fashion. We hear the names of certain stars on almost a daily basis at our Austin plastic surgery practice. RealSelf.com, an online cosmetic enhancement forum where patients can exchange information and get answers from qualified plastic surgeons, recently gathered data from…

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Hair Restoration So Good I Got It Myself

La Jolla plastic surgeon undergoes hair restoration treatment himself.

Many of the patients who come to my La Jolla hair restoration surgery center tell me about what I refer to as their “aha moment.” It’s that point when they realize it’s time to do something about their thinning hair. I empathize because I had just such an epiphany myself. It was an innocent comment from one of my twin…

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Why Do We Lose Our Hair?

La Jolla plastic surgeon talks about why people lose their hair.

Myths persist about hair loss, even in this age of information. There are a number of genetic and environmental reasons why certain people have thinning hair or bald spots, but washing your hair too much isn’t one of them. We thoroughly review the medical histories of patients seeking hair transplants at my San Diego-area practice to figure out the reasons…

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The Story Behind CoolSculpting®

Trends in plastic surgery lead to increase in CoolSculpting

Patients interested in cosmetic plastic surgery in Spokane are often familiar with CoolSculpting, an innovative alternative to liposuction. This effective treatment freezes fat cells without the use of injections or incisions, and patients can return to their daily activities immediately after each session. It’s not surprising that CoolSculpting has made an impact on patients, but how many people know the…

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