Skin Care

Minimizing and Treating Bruising after Procedures

Bruising is common after surgery and filler injections. It usually peaks around 48 hours after intervention and then slowly resolves over 10 days. While most patients expect bruising after surgery, it is less accepted by patients after minimally invasive treatments such as filler.  Bruising from filler can be minimized by injecting with a cannula instead…

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Skin Care Products: Staff Favorites

A common question we get asked is what products we use and recommend to our friends and family. We have compiled a list of our staff’s favorite products, and how they changed our skin! And we are excited to introduce a few members of our Appearance Center team.

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Acne Management: When it Feels Like You’ve Tried Everything

Acne is caused by a variety of factors. These factors include increased p. acnes bacteria, increased oil production by oil glands, “clogged pores,” genetic susceptibility, and increased androgen hormones. It is important to target multiple causes of acne to best control it. There are many “tried and true” options and some newer and less well…

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Microneedling: Simple and Effective

Microneedling is a minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure with a short treatment time, minimal downtime, and noticeable improvement within a few days. It is also cost efficient while still providing long-lasting results. It is performed with a hand-held device containing a tip with very tiny needles. This creates micro wounds in the skin, which help to increase the production…

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Welcoming a Dermatologist to the Appearance Center

Dr. Adam Aronson has joined our team! He is a Board Certified Dermatologist with an interest in cosmetic treatments that can compliment and enhance healthy skin. Dr. Aronson specializes in injectable treatments, dermal fillers, advanced skin care, laser treatments and chemical peels.

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What to do for Dark Circles

Dark circles under the lower eyelidsare common in men and women. Often accompanied by bags, dark circles can make you appear older and tired. Fortunately, there are options to improve the appearance of the undereyes.  What causes dark circles?There are a number of contributing factors, including What can be done to address dark circles? Injectables/fillers to help replace lost…

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Meet our PAs!

Physician Assistants Shea and Alyssa are an integral part of our Appearance Center team, and both are eager to help you to look your best. Many procedures can be performed in the office by our PAs, with minimal or no pain, and quick recovery. If you want an assessment of what’s best for you, including…

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Spotlight Procedure: VI Peel

We are pleased to be offering the VI Peel, a chemical peel that is a blend of acids, retinol, and vitamins that goes beyond a general resurfacing peel to treat specific conditions, including: Acne and acne scarring Hyperpigmentation Fine lines and wrinkles Benefits of the VI Peel include: Restoring a more even skin tone Smoothing…

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Spotlight Procedure: CO2 Laser Resurfacing

The fractional CO2 laser creates tiny “columns of thermal destruction” in the skin that stimulate the growth of new, healthy skin cells to replace old, damaged cells. This procedure treats wrinkles, discoloration, sun damage, age spots, and acne scars. Instead of removing skin layers with chemicals, the CO2 laser removes skin layers by vaporization.  During…

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Exercise and Your Skin

Exercise has some amazing benefits for your mind, body, and skin! It circulates your blood helping clear dirt and impurities from your skin creating a healthy glow. However, sweat, heat, and tight clothing can negate the benefits your skin may get from the exercising. Healthy hygiene habits and a complete daily skin care regimen will…

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