May 2014

Eyes are the most expressive part of the face. We constantly rely on them to convey emotions and project our personality and energy. However as decades go by, this overuse takes a toll on the skin and muscles around our eyes, leaving the upper and lower eyelids looking tired and droopy. A blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, rejuvenates the eyelids, leaving you with an overall fresh and youthful appearance. What causes eyelids to age? There are a number of factors that cause eyelids to sag or become puffy. In fact, eyes are usually one of the first areas of the face… Continue Reading

Summer is just around the corner, which means it is time to get your body in top bathing suit condition. While shaving, tweezing and waxing may get rid of hair for a short time, a permanent solution exists: laser hair removal. Are you looking for a permanent body or facial hair solution? Read on to find out if laser hair removal is right for you. How it works: Laser hair removal works by emitting a beam of  highly concentrated light into hair follicles. The laser beam is  attracted to the dark brown pigment (melanin) in the center of the hair follicle.… Continue Reading

A Mini Facelift (also known as a mini lift or minimal incision facelift) is a facial procedure that improves visible signs of aging and leaves skin looking more refreshed and youthful. Take a closer look at this procedure by reading the answers to questions most commonly asked by patients. How is a Mini Facelift different from a traditional Facelift? A Mini Facelift provides many of the benefits of a traditional facelift. The incision made during a Mini Facelift is about half the size of a traditional facelift incision, which minimizes recovery time. Most patients who undergo a Mini Facelift are… Continue Reading

Over time, common skin issues such as wrinkles, scars, sun damage, and blemishes can take a toll on your skin. Plus, these skin issues can cause your self-esteem to decrease significantly. Chemical peels offer one way to restore your skin to its former glory. Chemical peels have been used safely for many years, and are considered an effective way to restore your skin and reduce noticeable signs of aging. They’re minimally-invasive, and can improve the overall tone and texture of your skin by removing its damaged outer layers. Are chemical peels right for you? Take a look below to learn… Continue Reading

It’s not easy being a woman, and its especially not easy being a mother. With Mother’s Day rapidly approaching, it is important to think of the best ways to relax that have lasting positive effects. Sometimes, a simple pampering is all a woman needs to rejuvenate her energy, appearance,  and to kick start a more positive outlook. To follow is a discussion of the benefits of facial spa treatments. Facials are a relatively affordable and add a fresh healthy glow to your look that also has many health benefits. Here is a list of the main benefits of facials: Take… Continue Reading