A Life-Changing Diagnosis

By: Jessica Meyer Dr. Amy Derick saw Christine, a 17 year-old girl, originally for acne. When she came in, Dr. Derick noticed that her face looked unusually thin, especially for someone so young. Christine didn’t have any known medical history that would explain the thinning face. The patient came back after her face had gotten…

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Laser Tattoo Removal Update

By: Jessica Meyer Second Laser Tattoo Removal Treatment: I waited seven weeks (six weeks were recommended for me) for my second tattoo removal session. During those seven weeks, my tattoo faded so much! In the thinner lines the pigment seemed to do a better job of breaking up after the first session, compared to some…

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Latisse Used to Enhance the Eyelashes

Trade in False Lashes for Latisse

By: Jessica Meyer “Does it work?” That’s the first question out of my friends’ mouths when I mention Latisse. Yes! I decided to try Latisse just to see if anything would happen, and secretly hoping that I would roll out of bed like a beauty queen without the falsies. I wasn’t necessarily unhappy with my…

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Attention Spring Breakers!

By: Jessica Meyer What’s that one essential step before stepping on the beach in your bikini or swimming trunks for the first time in almost a year?  Besides the pre-vacation workout and the endless shopping and packing?  It’s that one thing that will really enhance your body in a bathing suit.  The elusive, perfectly bronzed…

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Preparing for the Big Day

By: Jessica Meyer Women often come in looking for help to feel their very best for their upcoming wedding. You want to better your complexion, work on wrinkles, brown spots, acne, and even unwanted body fat. A few of our very own have started their regimens to prepare for the big day. Chitra, Angela, and…

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Difference Between Eczema and Psoriasis

By: Jessica Meyer Patients often come in with symptoms that could fit two different diagnoses. Environmental irritants or a possible genetic skin condition could cause dry, itchy, flaky, red, or scaly skin. These two different conditions with very similar symptoms are eczema and psoriasis. Eczema (or atopic dermatitis) is typically a reaction from irritants or…

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Aspirin Aiding in Melanoma Prevention

We already know some of the amazing health benefits aspirin provides, like aiding in heart attack and stroke prevention, reduction of colorectal cancer risk, along with treating pain, headaches, and fevers. Aspirin use has also been correlated with reduction of risk in prostate, breast, bladder, ovarian, prostate, and esophageal cancer. A new, and notably large,…

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