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Summer Friendly Skin Care

Blog Posted August 21, 2017 in Uncategorized The summer is hot and humid in Houston.  The majority of people regardless of your skin type, you have to change your skin care regimen in the summer, particularly here.  The humidity can make your skin oilier and prone to break out.  Also, sunscreen is a must but […]

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Summer Hair

Blog Posted August 15, 2017 in Uncategorized Get out your sunscreen because it’s so hot this year!  So, we know to get our combo sunscreen/sunblock ready, but what about our hair? Keep in mind that the heat can dry the hair, even in humid climates like Houston.  Plan your chemical treatments before and after the […]

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Lip Injections: Expectations vs. Reality

Posted July 19, 2017 in Lip Augmentation While the trend certainly didn’t start with the Kardashian/Jenner clan, when Kylie Jenner revealed her much larger lips seemingly overnight, most of us were in awe. When it came out that her luscious lips were the result of lip injections, nobody was really surprised. While makeup tricks are […]

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Summer Skin Do’s and Don’ts

Posted June 14, 2017 in Skin Care It’s finally summer, and you are as bikini-ready as you’ll ever be. You’re ready to sit water-side, soak up those rays, and maybe indulge in a drink or two (it’s ok, we won’t judge). But all this time in the sun can affect your skin and your beauty. […]

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Submental Fat Reduction Options

Posted June 14, 2017 in Ultherapy, Ultherapy, Fat Reduction Let’s level with each other: we all wish looking beautiful was easy. This desire to look effortlessly amazing is what makes those infomercials and social media ads for quick-fix beauty products so enticing. The most recent hype is surrounding a new FDA-approved product called KYBELLA®, which […]

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16 Skin Problems That Fraxel® Laser Treatment Can Fix

Blog Posted May 25, 2017 in Uncategorized While no beauty treatment can miraculously fix every aesthetic issue, some advanced technologies can come pretty close. The Fraxel® laser provides skin resurfacing to treat an incredible range of skin conditions. Patients with any of the following conditions can undergo a Fraxel® laser treatment to achieve a more youthful, […]

Pucker up for Valentine’s Day

Blog Posted February 13, 2017 in Uncategorized IMG_2291 With Valentine’s Day today, not only do we want to find that perfect valentine, but to have an irresistible pucker for them, too! We have a number of ways to enhance your naturally beautiful lips. Lip “Plumpers” You can find a number of products on the market […]

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What happened to Obagi Skin Care Line?

Blog Posted October 04, 2016 in Products The Obagi skin care line had many loyal patients until 2011 when it was discontinued in Texas.  The success was in many ways attributable to the fact that some of the products contained hydroquinone, a strong skin lightener.  In 2011, the Texas Attorney General’s office informed Obagi that […]

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Scar Be Gone!

Posted August 02, 2016 in Surgical procedures Whether it is from a cut, scrape, trauma or surgery, almost everyone with a scar would like for it to be less noticeable.  The means for scar reduction can vary from creams, to lasers, to surgery.  I have compiled some information from the scientific literature to try to […]

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What does facelift mean anyway?

Posted July 12, 2016 in Surgical procedures, Facelift A frequent question in our office is, “What is the difference between a facelift and a necklift?”  The problem is that a facelift is a misnomer.  When we say facelift, this means that we will lift the muscles of the cheeks, jawline and neck.  We then delicately […]