Monthly Archives: July 2013

Laser Hair Removal

Both men and women struggle with unwanted hair. Fortunately for us there have been many technological advances to treat this persistent issue.

Laser hair removal is one of the most common cosmetic treatments. Most patients will see over 90% of their hair gone after a […]

New Injectable Filler coming Soon to Contour Dermatology!

Coming Soon: FDA approval of Juvéderm Voluma XC

Face contouring and volume restoring Juvéderm Voluma XC is expected to receive final FDA approval by the end of 2013.  In May the FDA’s General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel Advisory Committee voted unanimously that the benefits […]

Acne scars?

Pigmentation after an acne lesion is common in darker skin types; and is often confused as a “scar”. Hyperpigmentation does not have texture, it only has discoloration.

Luckily treatment for this is fairly non-invasive. The simplest route to correcting pigmentation issues caused by acne is […]

Bruises; What you didn’t know about these pesky blemishes.

What is a bruise?

We all get them but we may not know why or how. Bruises are a simple rupture of a blood vessel under the skin caused by a tear in the skin or a hard bump. Blood will leak out of a […]

Top 10 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer

 Sunscreen early and often
Daily use of a broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF (sun protection factor) 30 is recommended. Sunscreen won’t be fully effective until it is absorbed into the skin, which typically takes about 30 minutes. When outside, sunscreen should be reapplied […]

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