Facial Moles. Who loves their facial moles? Not everyone. Today we’re going to talk about a great way to treat moles with the hybrid laser mole treatment. Facial moles are a common condition found in many people. They can be present at birth or they can develop over the course of a lifetime. Though they are frequently referred to as beauty marks, in many cases they are anything but beautiful. A healthy facial complexion that is clear, bright and glowing sends a message of health and vitality, but pigment spots, bumps, or moles can make us look old, less healthy and less vibrant. Moles … [Read more...] about Medical Minute: Hybrid Laser Mole Treatment
Rosacea is a very common skin condition. It starts with a tendency to flush more easily than other individuals, and can evolve into redness on the nose, cheeks, chin and forehead. Some patients get bumps on their face associated with rosacea and it can also affect the eyelids, resulting in dry eye. The cause of rosacea is not known, but it does tend to run in families with fair skin. It often flares up when triggers such as exercise, sun exposure, hot weather, stress, spicy food, alcohol and hot baths are present. Treatment options include low dose doxycycline and certain skin creams. … [Read more...] about Medical Minute: Can Lasers Help Facial Rosacea?
When I first heard this condition mentioned, I had to laugh, because some of my female patients have commented about their older, “bitchy” face. What causes a face to look bitchy, and what can be done to help it? As humans, we’re hardwired to evaluate each other, and our subconscious brain immediately decodes facial expressions. This influences how we feel about the people we meet. When the corners of the mouth start to turn down, either through a genetic facial predisposition or through the aging process, it can make us appear mad, sad, or … bitchy. This isn’t necessarily fair, but … [Read more...] about Medical Minute: Resting Bitchy Face
Today we're going to talk about how we can use lasers to help improve the appearance of the eyelids. Our eyes are one of the most important focal points of our face, but with age they can become heavy and puffy, making us appear tired, sick, and less vibrant. Happily, eyelid surgery can address this problem. Eyelid surgery involves uncovering the natural contours of the upper and lower lids by sculpting or re-draping away extra skin and fat. This leaves eyelids looking refreshed and healthy. Eyelid surgery can be performed with a blade, a cutting cautery device, or a CO2 laser. My … [Read more...] about Medical Minute: What is a Laser Eyelift?