The Anti-aging Benefits of Vitamin A Derivative Retinoic Acid

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Retinoic acid is a nutrient produced in the body from Vitamin A that aids cell growth and development. Retinoic acid has long been used as an effective anti-aging product in the cosmetic aesthetics industry, and has proven to be one of the best anti-aging ingredients available. Read The Full Article...

Five Reasons Sculptra Aesthetic® Could be the Dermal Filler For You

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Sculptra Aesthetic® is dermal filler used to restore fullness or volume to facial areas like the cheeks, temples and jawline. Gradually, Sculptra replaces lost collagen; over the course of three to five treatments, the appearance of fullness that has been lost over time is restored, and with it a more youthful appearance. Read The Full Article...

How Antioxidants Work in Skin Care

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Everyday your skin is exposed to free-radicals, a combination of environmental pollutants, UV rays and other environmental elements that damage your skin, leaving behind visible signs of aging that can include hyperpigmentation (age spots), lines, wrinkles, skin discoloration and uneven texture. All antioxidants fight free-radical damage; some choose different metabolic pathways than others to do so. Read The Full Article...

The Latest Trends in Skin Care: Stem Cells, Growth Factors and Peptides

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When it comes to new trends in skin care and aesthetic medicine, “stem cells” are the hottest buzzwords in the industry. Although stem cell technology has been applied to aesthetic procedures since 2005, a new generation of stem cell skin care therapies and products is fast gaining enthusiastic support among practitioners and patients. Read The Full Article...

Combining Ultherapy and Sculptra for Enhanced Collagen Stimulation and Better, Long Lasting Results

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Ultherapy, a non-surgical treatment that uses ultrasound and the body’s natural healing process to lift, tighten and smooth loose, saggy skin on the face, neck and chin can be safely combined with Sculptra Aesthetic® injections to restore volume and enhance collagen stimulation for extraordinary anti-aging results. Read The Full Article...

Nd: Yag Laser Hair Removal for Dark-skinned Men and Women

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Unwanted facial and body hair is a common problem among men and women with darker skin, but not all hair removal treatments work well on dark skin. If you're considering laser hair removal, it’s important that you find a practitioner who is trained, experienced and knowledgeable in the latest laser hair removal technology to get the best results and avoid potential side effects like hyperpigmentation, burns, or even increased hair growth. Read The Full Article...

Non-invasive Ultherapy Skin Lift and Tightening Procedure Offers a Non-Surgical “Facelift”

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Ultherapy is a type of non-surgical, non-invasive treatment that uses ultrasound and the body’s natural healing process to lift, tighten and smooth loose skin on the brow, neck and under the chin. Ultherapy is the only FDA-approved skin lift procedure that utilizes ultrasound for these difficult-to-treat areas. Ultherapy uses the safe application of ultrasound to stimulate the deep structural support layers of the skin, the same support layers addressed in a surgical facelift, without disturbing the skin’s surface. Read The Full Article...

Topical Skin Lightening Agents Can Combat Hyperpigmentation caused by Overexposure to the Sun, Age, or Skin Disorders

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Topical skin lightening or de-pigmenting agents are often prescribed to treat hyperpigmentation such as age spots, liver spots and other skin conditions that cause areas of the skin to darken or change color. Although advances in the field of laser technology have made laser treatments an effective and fast solution to hyperpigmentation, some people prefer to try topical agents first, and there are several options. Read The Full Article...

Tattoo Removal is Achievable With the Medlite C6 Q-switched Nd: YAG laser

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Not too long ago, tattoos were a lifelong commitment. Today, with the advent of Q-switched lasers like the Medlite C6 Q-switched Nd: YAG laser, safe and effective tattoo removal is very achievable.
The Medlite C6 laser passes measured wavelengths of light into the targeted dermal ink, where the light is quickly absorbed. This rapid absorption of the laser’s light energy breaks the tattoo ink into tiny particles, which are then eliminated by the body’s natural filtering systems. The Medlite C6 laser provides maximum tattoo removal results without harming or scarring the surrounding skin. Read The Full Article...

Advances in Laser Therapies to Treat Acne and Scarring Mean Everyone Can Have a Smooth, Glowing Complexion

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Although acne has always been considered an adolescent problem, the aftermath of acne scarring can persist throughout adulthood. Thankfully, advances in acne treatments have made living with the condition, both during the acne breakouts of youth and the subsequent acne scarring, a thing of the past for most people. Read The Full Article...