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  • Skin Tightening

    OVERVIEW Loosening your skin is part of the aging process. As you get older, your skin produces less collagen and elastin—two essential proteins for supple, youthful skin. As a result, your skin loses its flexibility, wrinkles increase, and it gets saggy. Sagging skin can also happen due to weight

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  • Skin Resurfacing

    OVERVIEW Skin resurfacing is a cosmetic procedure that uses lasers to rejuvenate your skin and diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It may also be known as laser skin resurfacing. Laser skin resurfacing is a popular treatment that's prescribed by dermatologists if you're looking to turn

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  • Skin Care Basics

    OVERVIEW Your skin is one of your body's most essential organs. It's a living, breathing organism designed to protect you from infections, aid in healing, send signals to your brain, and help you develop. However, the only way that skin can do its job is if we protect and care for it. Several conditions

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  • Skin Cancers

    OVERVIEW One of the most commonly occurring types of cancer in the United States, skin cancer affects approximately 3.3 million people each year. Reducing your exposure to UV rays is one of the best ways of preventing many skin cancers from developing—in fact, exposure to UV rays results in the formation

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  • Rejuvenating Sun Damaged Skin

    OVERVIEW While getting some vitamin D may be good for you, being outdoors without adequate sun protection can cause your body more harm than good. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can lead to the onset of wrinkles, dark spots, and sagging skin. Read on to find out how a visit to your dermatologist

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  • Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions

    OVERVIEW Are you an expectant mother worried about how your skin could turn out as you draw closer to delivery? Well, you should know that you are not alone. While the joy of motherhood is a really beautiful thing, there is no doubt that the sacrifice of the journey does show in our skins. According

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  • Picking the Filler that is Best for You

    OVERVIEW One of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make when deciding to have cosmetic surgery is choosing which filler to have injected into your face. Each filler has its unique qualities, and each can help address different issues and defects, but it’s up to you to choose the one that’s right

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  • Nasal Contouring Filler

    OVERVIEW While nose jobs are most commonly thought of as being performed via plastic surgery, there are several other options available to give you the results you want without going under the knife. This can be especially helpful if you have health or other concerns that keep you from having surgery

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  • More Bang for Your Buck: Top 3 Cosmetic Treatments that are "Tried and True"

    OVERVIEW Want to get the most out of your skincare treatment, but feel overwhelmed by the options available? Well, you’re not alone; there are hundreds of thousands of treatment options out there, and they all claim to be better than the last! But what treatments are worth investing in? What are the

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  • Lip Injections

    OVERVIEW Lip injections are one of the most common kinds of dermal, or skin, fillers. According to a 2017 report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, lip injection demand increased 312% between 2000 and 2017. Celebrities and pop culture stars are often rumored to have lip injections to create

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  • Jawline Fillers

    OVERVIEW Jawline fillers are an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure because they are natural-looking and can be done in just one visit. But before getting into the details of jawline fillers, it's important to understand the science behind what makes them effective, why people want them, and how

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  • IV Therapy

    OVERVIEW IV therapy, also known as intravenous therapy, is a process in which medications or fluids are delivered into the bloodstream through an IV line. There are many forms of IV therapy, but most follow the same protocol and provide similar benefits to patients usually recovering from surgery or

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  • How your workout can affect your skin

    OVERVIEW Exercise benefits not just your heart and body but your skin as well. Regular exercise has been shown to keep your skin vibrant, healthy, and youthful. However, that may not be the case for everyone. If you have skin conditions such as rosacea, acne, or psoriasis, too much vigorous exercise

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  • How to Prevent Leg Veins

    OVERVIEW Prominent leg veins are common in women as they age. Though they can be harmless, they can sometimes cause pain. Even without pain, some people with visible leg veins are self-conscious about how they look. Types of Leg Veins There are three types of leg veins of concern: varicose veins, reticular

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  • Hormone Therapy Options for Perimenopause

    OVERVIEW We've all heard of menopause, but not everyone is aware of the changes your body goes through during the time leading up to it. This transitional period before menopause is known as perimenopause. Perimenopause isn't usually as severe as menopause, but you experience many of the same symptoms

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  • Hormone Therapy for Women

    OVERVIEW The human body is an incredible thing that uses a variety of hormones to do tons of different things. Hormones are necessary to help women grow, develop, and mature into their adult bodies. They also help with the development and health of the reproductive organs, sex drive, and more. So, when

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