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Free Exam in May for Melanoma Awareness Month

Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 7:17 pm , Category: Skin Care

As you know, my posts are typically dappled with humor, but not this time. Melanoma can be deadly, so early detection and treatment is essential. Melanoma can begin in an existing mole or it can develop suddenly. At times, some

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Dermaplaning

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 6:41 pm , Category: Featured,Skin Care

Did you ever wonder why men seem to age “more gracefully” than women? Well, studies have shown that one likely explanation is that when men shave their faces, it is actually providing a secret beauty routine! Shaving actually wards off

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You Asked, We Listened!

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 10:02 pm , Category: Nonsurgical,Plastic Surgery,Skin Care

For years, patients have followed my e-blasts, in anticipation for special promotions and offers, to help make their dream procedures more affordable. I also appreciate a good deal, so it always pleased me to know how many of you I

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Venus VIVA

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at 9:46 pm , Category: Venus VIVA

I am often asked, “What concerns do I have about my own face?” Truth be told, although I get a lot of compliments on my complexion, I HATE the way my skin looks along my jawline. Being very fair skinned,

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Skin-FIT FOR THE NEW YEAR

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 11:52 pm , Category: Skin Care

Nothing makes us look better than a smile coupled with gorgeous, healthy skin. The importance of good skincare becomes increasingly vital as we age. Studies show that those who invest in consistent skin care treatments actually slow down the aging

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Sclerotherapy —Marina Del Rey Spider Vein Removal

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 6:00 pm , Category: Cosmetics,Nonsurgical,Skin Care

Feeling self-conscious about spider veins? Contributing factors to the formation of these red, jagged collections of blood vessels are genetics, pregnancy, hormones, weight gain and prolonged sitting or standing. The swollen veins often form on the legs or lower extremities

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Make Every Pixel Count with Fraxel® Laser Skin Resurfacing

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 5:01 pm , Category: Skin Care

While spending time in the sun is a fantastic source of vitamin D, too much time can cause actinic keratosis and  rough skin patches that have the potential to become cancerous. The aging process, too, can lead to worn, damaged

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Say “So-Long” to Sweat

Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 7:45 pm , Category: Plastic Surgeon,Skin Care

When our skin savvy female plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Dr. Michelle Spring, told me that we were going to acquire a new treatment that could reduce excessive sweating, I couldn’t wait to share the news with all of you!

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MedSpa Safety

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:04 pm , Category: Featured,Laser Hair Removal,Nonsurgical,Skin Care

Medical spas are very popular for non-surgical treatments such as laser hair removal in Los Angeles. But are they safe? Ask yourself the following: • Is the medspa located within a physician’s office, rather than a salon or mall? Some

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Laser Hair Removal vs. Waxing: How to Choose

Sunday, March 4th, 2012 at 8:00 pm , Category: Laser Hair Removal,Skin Care

Are you bored with plucking or shaving that excess hair? Save time and frustration, and reap the benefits of professional hair removal. Los Angeles men and women who visit The Stevens Institute love the smooth, hair-free skin they have after

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