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Microneedling is having a major moment, and this skin-rejuvenating treatment has seen a surge in popularity. Though simple in theory (at least on its own), microneedling can deliver significant improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, radiance, scars, stretch marks and overall skin texture at home and in a spa or doctor’s office.
“Microneedling uses thin needles to create microchannels in the skin with minimal epidermal damage. This controlled skin injury stimulates the dermal wound-healing cascade, in turn increasing collagen production and improving scars, wrinkles and other skin imperfections,” explains Washington, D.C. dermatologist Dr. Tina Alster.
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Have you been hitting the gym, but still can’t get rid of the jiggle? Or maybe you’ve been trying your best to get in fighting shape for swimsuit season, but just can’t seem to tone those problem areas. Don’t give up on your short-shorts and strapless dresses just yet.
If diet and exercise have failed you, there’s finally a way to blast notoriously stubborn lumps, bumps, and chicken wings. Venus Freeze, a non-surgical body contouring system, is a painless, non-invasive triple-threat treatment that reduces fat, cuts inches, and tightens skin. It combines the power of Radio Frequency (RF) and Magnetic Pulses into a technology called (MP)² that targets fat, cellulite, and loose sk
Syneron Beauty’s new mē smooth is poised to be the next game changer in the at-home hair removal scene. DIY hair removal systems are nothing new, but until now, they were reserved for lighter skin tones. The mē smooth system is the first and only at-home professional hair removal device that is FDA-cleared and clinically proven to be safe and effective for all skin tones, even Types V and VI on the Fitzpatrick scale.
Why is that so important? Laser hair removal has historically been more risky for darker skin types, meaning that most at-home devices were not safe for skin types V and VI. Washington, DC dermatologist Valerie Callender explains, “Lasers target the melanin within the hai
With practices in Beverly Hills and three other Los Angeles-area locations, Dr. Ronald Moy is a board-certified dermatologist, who is an expert in cosmetic surgery. He is especially interested in skin damage caused by the sun, including skin cancer, and in addition to Dermatology, he is board certified in Mohs Micrographic Sugery and Cutaneous Oncology. He prides himself on carefully listening to a patient before devising a treatment plan, and, in fact, he may even advise patients against surgeries they were set on. The Moy Cosmetic Surgery practice offers treatment of skin cancers and general skin care in addition to cosmetic treatments including minimally invasive lifting and tightening