Protect and pamper your skin
May is Skin Cancer Awareness month and The Laser & Skin Surgery Center strives to highlight effective skin care products that will not only protect your skin during the sunny months of summer, but have it looking youthful and ready to take on the beach. The Laser & Skin Surgery Center offers antioxidants to combat aging skin and to prevent sun damage, as well as Jane Iredale’s cosmetic line that is designed to nourish and enhance your skin during these sun-filled days.
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Men and women come to The Laser & Skin Surgery Center worried that their crow’s feet creases, forehead furrows, and under eye hollows are making them look older than they really are. What they fail to realize is that their lips can also give away their true age. It’s true—the lips can single-handedly make you look older. Here is how—and what you can do about it!
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Recently, microneedling has seen a surge in popularity. Just this month, Vogue hailed microneedling as the “next big thing in skincare”! As microneedling has become an established treatment, a number of at-home alternatives, often called dermarollers, have been introduced in addition to professional, in-office microneedling treatments. Dr. Diwan reminds her patients, that microneedling, like other skincare services, will have the best results when performed by a skin care professional.
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More and more, men and women are choosing non-surgical facial rejuvenation over traditional, surgical methods at Dr. Diwan’s Westlake practice. According to a new report, it is a trend that is sure to continue in the coming year. Using data collected throughout the last year, WhatClinic.com, a private healthcare search engine, predicts that non-surgical facelifts will continue to gain popularity in 2017. WhatClinic saw enquiries for the treatment increase by an astounding 91 percent in the last three months of 2016.
Using a combination of non-invasive treatments, Dr. Diwan is able to target both superficial and deeper signs of aging.
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A common concern for many of our patients, dark circles under the eyes are a frequent topic of discussion during consultations with Dr. Diwan. Luckily for you, at The Laser & Skin Surgery Center, we have a number of ways we can refresh your eyes and eliminate the “tired” look, rejuvenating your whole face!
Under eye circles can be caused by a number of factors, including volume loss, increased pigmentation, and thinning skin.
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It’s back to school for students all over the Westlake area. Plans are made for the year ahead—schedules fall into place, plans with friends are made, and the perfect wardrobe is carefully chosen. Acne, however, is not what most boys and girls plan for. Unfortunately, for many tweens and teens alike, acne will flourish as they go back to school.
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As we say goodbye to summer, it is time to think about how to reverse any unwanted sun damage that may have accrued over the past few months. Think of fall as your post – summer recovery period—with sun damage still fresh, now is the time to restore your skin’s health.
Chemical peels are a great antidote to summer sun damage. Chemical exfoliation encourages your skin to purge the dead and damaged cells. By replacing dull and lackluster cells with new, robust, and vibrant skin cells, your skin’s health as well as appearance are improved.
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This past month, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) released new statistics showing the growing interest in cosmetic procedures. In the past three years alone, the number of men and women choosing cosmetic medical procedures has nearly doubled. Reflected by the ever-mounting interest in her Westlake practice, Dr. Diwan can personally attest to these staggering statistics.
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Tired of their tattoos, men and women are turning to laser tattoo removal to rid their body of past indiscretions. Understandably, patients ask a lot of questions during their initial consultation at The Laser & Skin Surgery Center. Topping the list, patients often inquire as to how many sessions it will take to remove their tattoo.
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You may not know, but May is Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Aimed at raising awareness about the need for early detection and prevention of this potentially deadly skin cancer, we, at The Laser & Skin Surgery Center, like to emphasize the importance of skin examinations for early detection, especially this month. Continue reading “May is Melanoma Awareness Month! Are You at Risk?” »