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Will Sun Exposure Ruin My Cosmetic Procedure Results?

You’ve just scheduled a cosmetic procedure designed to improve your complexion – and you couldn’t be happier!  You can’t wait to show off your newfound results to all your friends and family members.  In fact, your mind is swimming with images of your gorgeous glow at parties, barbeques, and beachside bonfires. But before you undergo [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|

How Long Do Hand Rejuvenation Procedures Last?

When it comes to keeping yourself looking younger and more refreshed, you probably focus on treating your face and neck.  After all, these areas are all highly targeted by the beauty industry, with loads of anti-wrinkle face and neck creams filling up the shelves at your favorite beauty department. But have you ever stopped to [...]

By | July 15th, 2017|

What Is VelaShape and How Is It Different From UltraShape Power?

When it comes to non-invasive body contouring, it seems as though there are endless options available on the market today.  Each body contouring treatment promises inch loss, but they take very different approaches in order to achieve those results.  How do these body contouring treatments work, and how are they so different from one another? [...]

By | July 2nd, 2017|

Exercise and Cellfina: What Do You Need to Know?

If you’re using diet and exercise to treat the appearance of cellulite, you may notice that those stubborn dimples just aren’t responding the way you hoped they would.  Unfortunately, cellulite can be stubborn that way, as it won’t necessarily respond to weight loss.  As cellulite is caused by collagen bands that push fat deposits up [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|

Best Cosmetic Procedure to Get Done Before a Wedding?

To say you’re thrilled for your upcoming nuptials would be a significant understatement.  You can’t wait for that moment where you’re walking down the aisle toward your loved one, ready to start a brand-new life together.  All eyes will be on you… And that’s why you want to look your absolute best for your big [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|

What is Psoriasis? Can It Be Cured?

If you have psoriasis, then it’s likely that you’ve felt as though this skin condition dominates a lot of your thinking.  Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition with unknown causes; however, researchers believe that psoriasis can be genetic.  Whatever the cause of psoriasis, there’s no known cure, which means that people with this skin condition [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|

Cosmetic Trends for Summer 2017!

Here at Laser Skin Care Center in Long Beach, CA, we’re obsessed with finding the latest cosmetic trends for every season.  That’s why we’re so excited to release our list of the cosmetic trends you need for summer 2017.  But rather than the same tired trends (Bronzer? Yawn. Light makeup? Obvious!), we decided to take [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|

Why Mohs Surgery Recovery Matters

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month - and for many individuals, that means making an appointment with a dermatologist to examine any unusual lesions or moles that might have appeared or changed shape.  Based on this examination, your dermatologist may decide to biopsy a mole or lesion to determine if it’s a tumor. At Laser [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|

Why You Need an Annual Skin Cancer Screening

Did you know that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month? With over 3.5 million diagnoses per year, skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States alone.  Fortunately, skin cancer is also preventable and, when detected early, highly treatable.  That’s why it’s vital for everyone to undergo annual skin [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|

When Should I Throw Away Old Cosmetic Products?

Did you know that June is National Safety Month?  That’s right – National Safety Month is dedicated to helping people learn how to curb behaviors and habits that can lead to health problems.  While many organizations are focused on improving habits at work, on the road, and in the home, here at Laser Skin Care [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|

Introducing Viviscal Professional to Laser Skin Care Center!

Looking for fuller, thicker-looking hair?  The kind that looks as though it belongs on the cover of a magazine? Then it’s time to discover the Viviscal Professional haircare regimen at Laser Skin Care Center in Long Beach, CA! Our dermatology practice prioritizes offering clients the most innovative skin, body, and hair treatments in Southern California.  [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|

What Is the Best Treatment for Vitiligo and Psoriasis?

If you suffer from vitiligo or psoriasis, then you know just how debilitating these skin conditions can be.  Vitiligo occurs when pigments within the skin are no longer able to make pigment; as a result, white patches appear all over the person’s body.  Psoriasis is a similar skin condition in which red, scaly patches appear [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|

What Are the Benefits of Using VelaShape With Cellfina?

You may already know that Cellfina is an excellent solution for individuals who may be bothered by the appearance of cellulite on their thighs and buttocks.  Cellfina’s FDA-approved microneedling technology breaks up the collagen bands that push fat tissue up to the surface of the skin, resulting in the dimpling that’s so common with cellulite.  [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|

What Laser Treatments Are Good For Ethnic Skin?

  For African-Americans, Asian-Americans, and Hispanic-Americans, finding the best laser treatments for laser hair removal and skin resurfacing can be a frustrating challenge.  Since many laser devices are designed to target dark pigment on lighter skin, clients with ethnic skin may not see as optimal results.  The experience is certainly a disappointing one – especially [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|

Discover the Best Wrinkle Treatments at Laser Skin Center!

Have you been noticing more wrinkles and fine lines appearing on your skin? Unfortunately, wrinkles are an expected side effect of the aging process.  Thanks to a combination of repeated facial movements, loss of collagen, and the breakdown of youth-enhancing facial fat pads, the face is prone to developing these telltale wrinkles and fine lines.  [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|

What Are the Best Treatments For Acne Scars?

The acne breakouts are long gone – but unfortunately, your scars make you look like you still suffer from acne.  You’re not actually sure how to treat them; it seems like most acne products are geared toward treating acne itself, not the scars they leave behind. If deep pocks and red scars still make you [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|

What’s the Best Treatment For Hyperpigmentation?

Whether you have hyperpigmentation as a result of sun damage or are predisposed to brown spots due to genetics (thanks, parents!), the end result is still the same: your uneven skin tone is preventing you from feeling 100% confident.  Topical treatments aren’t exactly helping; in fact, you’ve been applying creams for weeks and haven’t seen [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|

What’s the Best Treatment for Melasma?

If you have brown or dark-gray patches on the surface of your skin, it’s likely that you suffer from melasma.  This skin condition – which is common with women who have gone through pregnancy – is also triggered by hormonal changes associated with puberty and the aging process. Common areas where melasma occurs include: Cheeks [...]

By | February 5th, 2017|

How Much Does Botox Cost?

When it comes to classic anti-aging treatments, it seems as though there’s one name that comes to mind – Botox. Botox is a brand name for botulinum toxin type A, a type of neurotoxin that can be used to block nerve signals to muscles.  Botox is highly effective at smoothing out the appearance of forehead [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|

What Do Volbella Injections Treat?

Let’s face it – everyone wants fuller, kissable lips. But you’ve seen what can happen when lip enhancement treatments go awry. “Trout lips” is a common term for lips that have been injected with too many lip enhancements, or lips that look highly artificial. You certainly don’t want to run into trout lips – but [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|

How Long Does It Take to Recover From a Cellfina Treatment?

Cellulite can be a burden for many women; in fact, it’s estimated that up to 98% of women have some form of cellulite on their legs and buttocks.  The dimpling associated with cellulite can make it difficult for women to feel confident about their appearance. If the appearance of cellulite has always bothered you, it’s [...]

By | November 20th, 2016|

Is UltraShape Power As Effective As Liposuction?

Are fat rolls still clinging to your body, despite the fact that you eat a healthy diet and get plenty of exercises?  Looking for a solution that can help contour your body and blast away those stubborn fat cells? Fortunately, there are plenty of surgical and non-surgical options out there to help patients who are [...]

By | November 12th, 2016|

Kybella: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Have you heard about Kybella treatments yet? Kybella is a revolutionary new injectable that’s designed to target and eliminate fat cells in the submental (under chin) tissue. This FDA-approved treatment has been shown to reduce the appearance of double chins and loose neck, all while providing contouring under the chin. In short, if you’ve been [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

Cellfina: Are Results Permanent?

California is home to a never-ending summer – and that means you can wear shorts, dresses, and other revealing clothing all year round. But for individuals who have cellulite dimpling that just won’t respond to diet or exercise, this never-ending summer might seem far too long. If you are ready to get rid unsightly cellulite [...]

By | October 9th, 2016|

Kybella or Chin Lipo: Which Should I Choose?

It seems to be a tale as old as time: No matter how hard you work out or how clean you eat, the fat tissue underneath your chin refuses to bulge.  In fact, it’s making it tough for you to show off all your hard work, simply because that double chin makes you seem like [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|

Will Cellfina Work on the Front of the Legs?

It may be autumn again, but that doesn’t mean cellulite isn’t still on your mind.  After all, the holiday months are coming up – and that means spending your evenings in dresses, wanting to look your very best.  Plus, there are still several good beach days left, which means you’re still feeling self-conscious about how [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|

Welcome to our New Website!

We are excited to have launched our brand new practice website. We understand the importance of a great patient experience. That's why we've developed an easy to use website with an abundance of trustworthy dermatology educational resources. Browse our website to learn more about Laser Skin Care Center, access patient forms, and learn about our dermatology [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|

Playing Safe with Baby Skin Care

As a new mother, I am keen to select skin care products for my child that are free of potentially harmful toxins. Formaldehyde, parabens, phthalates, and 1,4-dioxane are among the top offenders.   These chemicals may not be listed by name among the ingredients.   For instance, formaldehyde is a known carcinogen and can be released by [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|

Having beautiful skin is often the first impression

Having beautiful skin is often the first impression one can give about lifestyle, outlook, and even personality. When your skin looks amazing, you can often feel amazing.  To a certain degree, how great your skin looks now is based upon winning the "genetic lottery" and inheriting great features.  Despite this, we can all improve and [...]

By | August 11th, 2015|
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