The skin on the chest is one of the first areas to show signs of aging. This is because it’s a commonly overlooked area when it comes to skincare and photo protection. We don’t realize just how much UV exposure and environmental assault our chest gets until we start seeing wrinkles and dark spots a little later on in life.
One of the most sought after treatment areas in cosmetic dermatology is the neck. From sagging skin as we age to a new phenomenon called ‘tech neck’, we’re seeing women of all ages coming in requesting neck rejuvenation. So let’s talk a little bit about what makes the neck different, why it ages faster than our face, and how we can treat it with minimally invasive procedures.
Under eye bags are caused by unevenness in the fat pad underneath the eyes. This can be due to general aging and retraction of the fat pad, wherein it retracts and bunches up under the eye and creates a sunken area in between the eye and the cheek, which we call a tear trough. This unevenness can also be genetic, but most times we see it as a person ages. Smoothness in this area is correlated with a youthful healthy look, so when this fat pad retraction happens it leads to looking tired or older. So what are our treatment options?
Everyone loves the look of a tight, snatched jawline, but some of us need some help to get it where we want it to be! Some of us are born with hypoplastic chings, or simply a jawline that doesn’t protrude as much as we would like. This can lead to feeling insecure in photos and overall less self confidence than we would like. So let’s talk about some options for snatching up your jawline!
Hi my beauties! This past week in clinic I saw a lot of beautiful patients who were seeking treatment for lower face laxity, aka jowls. So I figured what a perfect time to do a video and blog on this topic!
What’s one thing that up to 90% of women have in common? Cellulite! It’s something we’re all talking about and all wanting to improve for ourselves in one way or another. So let’s talk about what the options are.
What exactly is tech neck? Tech neck is an anatomical condition characterized by horizontal lines on the neck that are often exacerbated by looking downwards at a phone or computer screen over an extended period of time. It’s a hot topic of conversation right now due to the rise in screen time for everyone across the globe.
Botox is undoubtedly one of the most popular treatments in cosmetic dermatology, but it’s also one of the treatments I get the most questions about! I think it’s a very misunderstood treatment, so I’m going to bust some myths for you today!
The skin on our bodies is much different than the skin on our faces. For example, body skin lacks as many sebaceous glands, might contain terminal hairs, and can vary in thickness in different parts of the body. So we need to treat our bodies a little differently than we do our faces.