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25 04, 2019

How Can I Tighten Skin on the Neck & Chin?

By | 2019-04-12T19:59:16+00:00 April 25th, 2019|

A well-defined profile is the hallmark of youth and vitality. Unfortunately, as we get older, our collagen levels begin to deplete, and our skin starts to look overly lax. When this happens, it can quickly age us, but thanks to modern technologies, we no longer have to live with loose, crepey skin on the [...]

10 04, 2019

Can I Treat Wrinkles & Hyperpigmentation at the Same Time?

By | 2019-04-12T19:57:14+00:00 April 10th, 2019|

Sun damage and aging often go hand in hand. It’s not uncommon for men and women to have a variety of complexion issues at one time. While there are many treatments designed to address specific skin conditions, very few are able to effectively combat various problems at once. These days, however, we’re able to [...]

22 03, 2019

Is There A Non-Surgical Solution to Remove Neck Fat?

By | 2019-04-15T12:57:08+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|

Unwanted fat below the chin can make us appear years older and pounds heavier than we actually are. What’s worse, neck fat isn’t easily reduced with diet and exercise alone. And, when left untreated, neck fat typically becomes more prevalent with age. In the past, the only options for treating these isolated pockets of fat [...]

10 03, 2019

How Can I Get Rid of Muffin Top?

By | 2019-04-15T12:30:17+00:00 March 10th, 2019|

No matter how many sit-ups we do, it seems nearly impossible to achieve a sculpted abdomen. That little belly bulge, often known as a muffin top, can be extremely frustrating for both men and women. It can affect the clothing we wear and the activities we choose to participate in. But, there is hope! [...]

26 02, 2019

Best Injectable for Lush Lips

By | 2019-04-15T11:33:56+00:00 February 26th, 2019|

Many men and women seek ways to bring a better balance to their face through non-surgical lip augmentation. Some are simply unhappy with the lips they were naturally given, while others have suffered from age-related volume loss. If you’d like to define your lip line, increase lip volume, or combat fine lines around the mouth, injectables can [...]

5 02, 2019

The Benefits of Getting Regular Facials

By | 2019-04-15T12:55:10+00:00 February 5th, 2019|

Spa facials are the ideal way to get and maintain optimal skin health. While many men and women follow a strict at-home skincare regime, it’s still important to opt for professional intervention every so often. There are many benefits to getting regular facials for patients with all skin types, textures, and tones. Even patients [...]

5 02, 2019

Reduce Acne Scars with DermaPen Micro-Needling

By | 2019-04-15T11:31:30+00:00 February 5th, 2019|

Acne scars can be a source of embarrassment for many men and women. In some cases, the raised dark spots pose a bigger aesthetic problem than the acne itself. While acne scars can fade over time, most patients don’t see scars disappear quickly enough. If you’re ready to improve your complexion with a minimally-invasive [...]

25 01, 2019

How Invasive is Neck Liposuction?

By | 2019-04-15T12:37:43+00:00 January 25th, 2019|

The lower portion of our face is one of the first places to show visible signs of aging and changes in weight. A little extra fat below the chin can adversely affect every aspect of how we look from frontal view to our profile. What’s worse, under-chin fat is nearly impossible to treat with diet [...]

15 01, 2019

Is There A Laser Treatment with No Downtime?

By | 2019-04-15T12:46:59+00:00 January 15th, 2019|

Between hectic work, family, and social lives, who has time for extensive recovery from an aesthetic procedure? It’s no surprise more and more patients are turning to minimally-invasive procedures to get the smooth, radiant glow they deserve. No-downtime procedures are providing exceptional results with a simple in-office visit. Whether you’re looking for a quick [...]

5 01, 2019

PRP for Hair Restoration

By | 2019-04-15T12:50:31+00:00 January 5th, 2019|

Hair loss is a common problem among aging men and women. The condition can occur as a result of genetics, hormonal changes, or other medical conditions. Unfortunately, early-on hair loss can leave many patients feeling older than they actually are. If you’re bothered by thinning hair or a receding hairline looking back at you [...]

28 12, 2018

How Often Will I Need to Repeat Botox Treatments for Upkeep?

By | 2019-04-15T11:58:47+00:00 December 28th, 2018|

Botox Cosmetics needs to be timed appropriately to be most effective. You don’t want to get too much too soon otherwise you could wind up looking overdone. Conversely, waiting too long can leave you looking tired and worn out until you’re able to get a touch-up treatment. The good news is, Botox treatments are [...]

17 12, 2018

How Long Will My Results Last with Ultherapy?

By | 2019-01-07T21:31:38+00:00 December 17th, 2018|

Collagen and elastin loss are a common part of the natural aging process. As a result, our skin becomes thinner and less firm than the days of our youth. Fine lines, wrinkles, and lax skin are all a not-so-ideal part of getting older. The good news is, it is possible to reverse visible signs [...]

5 12, 2018

When Should I See My Doctor About A Mole?

By | 2019-01-07T21:35:11+00:00 December 5th, 2018|

Moles. We all have them. While most are harmless, others can potentially be life-threatening when they become malignant (cancerous). Many patients who walk through our door are unsure about when they need to see their dermatologist about a mole. Skin cancer can be a scary thought but with early detection, it has a very [...]

27 11, 2018

Best Fillers for Fine Lines and Wrinkles

By | 2019-01-07T21:36:31+00:00 November 27th, 2018|

Fine lines and wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. However, visible signs of aging can affect some more than others. If you’re bothered by early-onset lines or wrinkles but aren’t quite ready to commit to surgery, dermal fillers might be your best bet. With the wide range of injectables on the [...]

13 11, 2018

Cellulite Solutions

By | 2019-01-08T15:50:02+00:00 November 13th, 2018|

Are you bothered by dimple-like cellulite on the hips, thighs, stomach, or buttocks? If so, you’re not alone. Cellulite is a condition that affects nearly every single woman at some point in her life. The pesky problem typically doesn’t respond to diet or exercise and can be extremely hard to treat on your own. [...]

1 11, 2018

Winter Skin Care Tips

By | 2019-01-07T21:44:30+00:00 November 1st, 2018|

Between the cold, dry air outside and artificial heat inside, winter can be harsh on our skin. Prolonged cool-weather can cause our skin to look grey and feel dull. If you want to keep your skin happy and healthy this time of year, you’re going to have to put a little extra legwork in. [...]

25 10, 2018

How Can I Fix Sagging Ear Piercings?

By | 2018-11-09T20:39:26+00:00 October 25th, 2018|

Just like every other part of our body, our ears can become aged and aesthetically displeasing. Years of sun exposure, wearing large or heavy earrings, or sleeping with earrings on in bed can leave you with loose, sagging earlobes. The condition can affect your hairstyle choices and the jewelry you wear. The good news [...]

15 10, 2018

When Should I Start Body Contouring Treatments to Get Ready for a Big Event?

By | 2019-04-15T03:51:55+00:00 October 15th, 2018|

At Laser Skin Care Center, we offer several non-invasive body contouring treatments to help you look and feel your best for any event big or small. Whether you’d like to say goodbye to cellulite or slim your waistline, treatments can be customized to your individual needs and aesthetic goals. Two of our favorites include [...]

4 10, 2018

Can I Get Rid of My Tribal Tattoo?

By | 2018-11-09T17:34:30+00:00 October 4th, 2018|

Unwanted tattoos are a common complaint among many men and women. Maybe your ink conjures up bad memories of your rebellious youthful past, or perhaps your partner isn’t as in love with your tribal tattoo as they are with you. Whatever the reason you’re unhappy with your tribal tattoo, laser removal may be the [...]

24 09, 2018

Reverse Damage from Summer Sun with Fraxel

By | 2019-04-15T12:01:12+00:00 September 24th, 2018|

The best part of summer can be all the time spent outdoors -- at the beach, the park, or lounging in your backyard. But as good as the sun may feel on your skin, sometimes it damages it too. Particularly if you forgot the SPF all summer. At Laser Skin Care Center, our physicians [...]

14 09, 2018

How Long Will My Botox Results Last?

By | 2019-04-15T12:42:50+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Botox is a dermal injectable that targets muscles that causes wrinkles -- forcing them to relax. The result is smoother skin and less visible wrinkles. It is different than other dermal fillers that instead add volume to the face or skin. Botox works by targeting your muscles of expression, relaxing them, and diminishing the [...]

4 09, 2018

What are the Differences between UltraShape and Liposuction?

By | 2019-04-15T03:49:52+00:00 September 4th, 2018|

Aging, genetics, and lifestyle can take a toll on the body and add extra volume and fat to areas that used to respond well to diet and exercise. Liposuction and UltraShape are both great ways to contour the body and look slimmer. But what are the differences? Liposuction is one of the most [...]

16 08, 2018

How Should I Prepare For My IPL Photofacial?

By | 2019-01-08T15:51:38+00:00 August 16th, 2018|

Intense Pulsed Light, also known as IPL, Fotofacial or Photofacial, delivers high-intensity pulses of light that penetrate your skin and get rid of brown spots (age spots) caused by sun damage and unwanted spider veins, while stimulating healthy, new collagen. To maximize effectiveness of your IPL photofacial, there are a [...]

6 08, 2018

How Quickly Will I See Results with Kybella?

By | 2018-10-08T20:33:44+00:00 August 6th, 2018|

Kybella® is an FDA-approved injection used to remove submental fat in the chin area, often referred to as a “double chin.” The active ingredient in Kybella® is deoxycholic acid, a naturally-occurring molecule in the body that helps in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath your chin Kybella® [...]

23 07, 2018

Get Rid of Stubborn Fat with UltraShape

By | 2018-10-08T19:56:12+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|

Looking for a way to get rid of stubborn fat? Are diet and exercise not working like they used to? UltraShape Power is the first and only FDA-cleared, non-invasive body-shaping procedure that uses focused, pulsed ultrasound for selective fat-cell removal. It can be used to contour the thighs, love handles, stomach, arms, bra line, [...]

13 07, 2018

How to Reduce Puffy Eyes

By | 2018-10-08T19:50:23+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

Men and women experience age-related bags and puffiness under the eyes due to shifting fat in and around the eye region. This can cause us to appear older, more tired, or sick. Additionally, we lose fat in the cheeks as we age, and the area where the cheek meets under the eye becomes more [...]

2 07, 2018

Clear Up Acne Prone Skin with Glycolic Peels

By | 2019-04-15T04:03:28+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|

Most people experience acne at some point in their life – usually as a teenager. But for others, acne never really goes away. It can be embarrassing and frustratingly hard to get rid of. The key to healing acne is to open the pores and cleanse the skin of dead cells and acne-causing bacteria. [...]

20 06, 2018

Which Juvederm Injection is Right for Me?

By | 2018-06-20T13:56:37+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

Dermal fillers are a great way to plump and volumize the skin, reverse signs of aging, and give the cheeks, lips, or crows feet a rejuvenated appearance. Most facial fillers are made with Hyaluronic acid injectable gel, a substance your body naturally makes. There are many different types of dermal fillers. [...]

8 06, 2018

How Long is the Recovery Period After an Eyelid Lift?

By | 2018-06-20T13:55:17+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

Often, as we age, the eyelids begin to sag or droop. An eyelid lift can give the face a dramatic overhaul – taking 5 to 10 years off your face without changing the structure or overall appearance. An eyelid lift removes the excess sagging skin to create a more alert and youthful eyelid appearance. [...]

1 06, 2018

What are the Benefits of Dermal Infusion?

By | 2019-04-10T18:28:29+00:00 June 1st, 2018|

Dermal Infusion is a gentler version of microdermabrasion. It is a skin resurfacing treatment that simultaneously exfoliates and removes dead skin cells, while it applies serums to treat specific skin conditions such as acne, wrinkles, age spots, sun damage, and dry skin. There are many benefits of Dermal Infusion that are not associated with [...]

25 05, 2018

Will My Botox Results Look Natural?

By | 2018-05-25T15:31:19+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

A lot of women and men shy away from Botox because they’ve seen celebrities or friends who have undergone Botox and now their face barely moves or looks permanently surprised. What they don’t realize is that Botox doesn’t have to cause this – these problems are due to an inexperienced doctor or a patient [...]

11 05, 2018

How Can I Correct My Skin Discoloration Without Lasers?

By | 2018-05-25T14:06:28+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Many people earn for a bright, even complexion, spending years and many different treatments trying to achieve it. One popular way to remove skin discoloration is through lasers, but those can be costly or cause pigmentation in certain skin tones. How can you correct your skin discoloration without lasers? One way is through the [...]

4 05, 2018

Does Ultherapy Have Any Side Effects?

By | 2018-05-24T20:44:53+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

Ultherapy is the first and only non-invasive procedure FDA-cleared to lift and tighten skin on the neck, eyebrow and under the chin, and to improve décolletage lines and wrinkles. Ultherapy can help you to achieve a fresher, more youthful look from your brow to your chest without surgery. Ultherapy can be [...]

26 04, 2018

Why You’re Getting Facial Wrinkles

By | 2018-04-26T15:36:29+00:00 April 26th, 2018|

Most of us accept wrinkles as a part of aging. Though genetics and age do play a role, there are other reasons you may be getting facial wrinkles – either prematurely or more prominently. Sun Exposure Sun exposure can account for up to 70% of skin’s apparent aging. Always wear protective clothing, such [...]

16 04, 2018

Ways to Prevent Varicose Veins

By | 2018-04-18T16:35:23+00:00 April 16th, 2018|

Varicose veins are large, bulging veins that can be blue, red, or flesh colored. They are caused by damaged veins, backup of blood, hormone changes, exposure to the sun, injuries, or genetics. Many people, particularly women, begin to suffer from varicose veins later in life.  About 50 to 55 percent of [...]

3 04, 2018

Non-Surgical Butt Lift with Sculptra

By | 2018-04-18T15:26:01+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|

For a long time, surgery was the gold standard way to enhance, change, or improve the shape and look of the body. Though highly effective, surgery is costly and can involve significant downtime or scarring. Now, there are many ways to achieve the same result without surgery. With Sculptra Aesthetic, there [...]

19 03, 2018

How Long Do Volbella Lip Injections Last?

By | 2018-03-19T21:05:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

Volbella is a dermal lip filler made with hyaluronic acid to plump and volumize the lips. What makes this filler unique is its patented Vycross technology which, through more efficient crosslinking, produces greater lift capacity and longer lasting results. In fact, a company-led study found that over 90% of test patients reported natural looking [...]

9 03, 2018

How Does Sclerotherapy Treat Varicose Veins?

By | 2018-03-19T20:08:31+00:00 March 9th, 2018|

Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive procedure that treats varicose veins and spider veins. It involves injecting chemicals into damaged veins. The veins then collapse, forcing blood to reroute through healthier veins. The collapsed vein is reabsorbed into local tissue and eventually fades. In addition to diminishing the appearance of varicose or spider veins, sclerotherapy [...]

28 02, 2018

What is the Best Treatment for Hyperpigmentation & Sun Damage?

By | 2018-02-28T20:40:36+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

Unwanted pigmentation problems, like sun damage, brown spots, redness, or splotchy skin can cause our faces to age prematurely. A smooth, even complexion is often associated with youth. Though the best treatment is prevention through use of sunscreen, flawless skin is attainable. Laser Skin Care Center offers several treatments to treat hyperpigmentation and sun damage [...]

15 02, 2018

How Often Should I Get Checked for Skin Cancer?

By | 2018-02-28T22:14:28+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

Skin cancer is extremely common. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. That’s why it’s so important to get checked for skin cancer. Early detection is second only to prevention when [...]

2 02, 2018

How Can I Remove Acne Scars?

By | 2018-02-28T20:40:12+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|

Many people, teenagers and adults suffer from acne. For many, the condition clears up over time. However, others are left with redness and craters in the form of acne scars. Laser Skin Care Center offers DermaPen/Microneedling procedures for those suffering from acne scars. DermaPen/Microneedling The Dermapen is a micro-needling [...]

15 01, 2018

Is Kybella Only for Double Chins?

By | 2018-03-27T13:22:21+00:00 January 15th, 2018|

Kybella is an FDA-approved treatment to reduce submental fat. Though it was first introduced to reduce fat under the chin (also known as a double chin), it is also effective in other small areas of the body that experiences extra fat—such as the bra fat, abdomen fat, "banana roll" fat area below the butt/back [...]

3 01, 2018

Will Laser Hair Removal Work on Dark Skin?

By | 2018-03-27T13:30:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|

Shaving, waxing, plucking, hair creams, and other hair removal procedures can be a lot of work. But many darker skinned men and women have probably heard that laser hair removal won’t work for them. Laser hair removal can be more challenging for those with darker skin tones – the skin is pigmented and lasers [...]

28 12, 2017

Can Velashape Contouring Make My Clothes Fit Better?

By | 2018-03-27T13:32:19+00:00 December 28th, 2017|

An estimated 85% to 98% of women over the age of 18 have cellulite – which affects women regardless of size, shape, or weight. VelaShape is a non-invasive body shaping treatment to reduce cellulite and slim the stomach, hips, and thighs. Treatment enables you to safely achieve a toned, contoured and well-shaped body in [...]

18 12, 2017

How Do Chemical Peels Improve Acne and Acne Scarring?

By | 2018-02-12T17:58:22+00:00 December 18th, 2017|

Acne affects approximately 80% of people at some point in their life – typically as a teenager and young adult. What should be a temporary inconvenience can turn into a lifetime of redness, blotchiness, and scarring, even after the acne itself has faded. When over-the-counter acne skin care products and prescription acne preparations such [...]

5 12, 2017

What Skin Care Procedures Can I Do Before Events?

By | 2018-03-27T13:39:00+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

If you’re like most of us, you procrastinate. So although you’ve been thinking about the high school reunion or your daughter’s wedding for months now, you’re just now getting around to making an appointment for a skin care procedure to look your best for the event! But what procedures can you do right before [...]

19 11, 2017

Will An Eyelid Lift Really Make Me Look Younger?

By | 2018-03-27T14:03:19+00:00 November 19th, 2017|

An eyelid lift, also known as Blepharoplasty, can enhance the appearance of the eyes. Saggy or drooping eyelids can be an age-defining feature for many people and make us look older than we really are. It is a major reason people consider eyelid surgery to remove the excess sagging skin, to create a more [...]

8 11, 2017

How Long Will it Take My Double Chin to Go Away After Kybella?

By | 2018-03-27T14:26:14+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

Kybella® is an FDA approved treatment which reduction fat beneath the chin—also known as a double chin. Deoxycholic acid, the active ingredient in Kybella, is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that helps in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath chin, also known as submental fullness, Kybella [...]

3 10, 2017

What are the Best Options for Non-Invasive Body Contouring?

By | 2019-04-15T12:02:10+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

For a long time, liposuction was the only way to contour the body. An invasive procedure that involves incisions, many people were wary of the scars and recovery time. With advances in technology come many options for non-invasive body contouring. But which ones are the best? UltraShape Power FDA-cleared, UltraShape Power uses focused, [...]

26 09, 2017

What’s the Best Treatment for Sun Spots or Sun Damage?

By | 2017-10-04T17:06:46+00:00 September 26th, 2017|

Over time, after years spent in the sun, its harmful rays start to damage our skin – particularly in sunny Long Beach, California. The best treatment for sun damage is constant and continued use of broad spectrum sunscreen. Broad-spectrum sunscreen helps shield your skin from both UVA and UVB light, protecting you from skin [...]

19 09, 2017

How Can I Safely Enhance My Lips?

By | 2017-10-04T17:04:45+00:00 September 19th, 2017|

Just as some of us are born with great legs, teeth, or arms, some of us are born with great lips. Others lament the size and shape of their lips – and unfortunately there are no exercises or braces to help change them! Additionally, as we age, our lips tend to thin, lose shape, [...]

7 09, 2017

How Often Should I Have My Skin Checked for Skin Cancer?

By | 2017-10-04T17:06:08+00:00 September 7th, 2017|

Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and yet most of us lay out in the sun all summer and rarely get our skin checked. Each year, more than a million people are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer and 62,000 people are diagnosed with melanoma. Skin cancer is cured most [...]

20 07, 2017

Will Sun Exposure Ruin My Cosmetic Procedure Results?

By | 2017-07-20T18:18:01+00:00 July 20th, 2017|

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 [...]

15 07, 2017

How Long Do Hand Rejuvenation Procedures Last?

By | 2017-07-20T18:24:58+00:00 July 15th, 2017|

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 [...]

2 07, 2017

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

By | 2017-07-20T17:58:40+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|

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? [...]

6 06, 2017

Best Cosmetic Procedure to Get Done Before a Wedding?

By | 2017-07-06T22:59:25+00:00 June 6th, 2017|

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 [...]

22 05, 2017

What is Psoriasis? Can It Be Cured?

By | 2018-08-21T01:52:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

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 [...]

12 05, 2017

Cosmetic Trends for Summer 2017!

By | 2019-01-08T15:53:20+00:00 May 12th, 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 [...]

9 05, 2017

Why Mohs Surgery Recovery Matters

By | 2017-05-09T21:10:53+00:00 May 9th, 2017|

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 [...]

9 05, 2017

Why You Need an Annual Skin Cancer Screening

By | 2017-06-21T18:25:46+00:00 May 9th, 2017|

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 [...]

2 05, 2017

When Should I Throw Away Old Cosmetic Products?

By | 2017-06-02T21:53:33+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|

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 [...]

15 04, 2017

Introducing Viviscal Professional to Laser Skin Care Center!

By | 2019-04-15T11:03:54+00:00 April 15th, 2017|

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.  [...]

15 03, 2017

What Is the Best Treatment for Vitiligo and Psoriasis?

By | 2017-04-05T21:33:44+00:00 March 15th, 2017|

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 [...]

5 03, 2017

What Laser Treatments Are Good For Ethnic Skin?

By | 2017-04-05T17:27:41+00:00 March 5th, 2017|

  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 [...]

27 02, 2017

Discover the Best Wrinkle Treatments at Laser Skin Center!

By | 2017-03-02T06:38:45+00:00 February 27th, 2017|

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.  [...]

20 02, 2017

What Are the Best Treatments For Acne Scars?

By | 2017-06-06T17:36:29+00:00 February 20th, 2017|

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 [...]

15 02, 2017

What’s the Best Treatment For Hyperpigmentation?

By | 2017-04-05T16:52:25+00:00 February 15th, 2017|

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 [...]

5 02, 2017

What’s the Best Treatment for Melasma?

By | 2017-06-06T17:39:27+00:00 February 5th, 2017|

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 [...]

12 01, 2017

How Much Does Botox Cost?

By | 2017-03-02T06:41:17+00:00 January 12th, 2017|

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 [...]

14 12, 2016

What Do Volbella Injections Treat?

By | 2016-12-14T00:45:07+00:00 December 14th, 2016|

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 [...]

12 11, 2016

Is UltraShape Power As Effective As Liposuction?

By | 2016-12-14T21:40:15+00:00 November 12th, 2016|

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 [...]

20 10, 2016

Kybella: What You Need to Know Before You Go

By | 2016-11-09T19:26:45+00:00 October 20th, 2016|

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 [...]

26 09, 2016

Kybella or Chin Lipo: Which Should I Choose?

By | 2016-09-27T00:34:20+00:00 September 26th, 2016|

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 [...]

2 09, 2015

Welcome to our New Website!

By | 2017-06-06T17:48:07+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|

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 [...]

19 08, 2015

Playing Safe with Baby Skin Care

By | 2017-06-06T17:49:34+00:00 August 19th, 2015|

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 [...]

11 08, 2015

Having beautiful skin is often the first impression

By | 2017-06-06T17:50:15+00:00 August 11th, 2015|

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 [...]

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