Cosmetic Skin Treatment Blog by Beverly Hills Dermatologist

Do You Know How to Properly Wear Gloves?

Over the past few weeks, I’m willing to bet that a lot of people became very aware of how sanitary their hands and other surfaces are. As we are doing more than ever to protect ourselves, Dr. Shamban wanted to share more information about how to properly wear gloves. While putting on a glove seems…
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New Ava MD Protocols to Keep You Safe

The health and safety of our patients has always been at the top of our mind. Now more than ever, we are taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As such, we have updated our appointment procedures – including how you check in. At this time, our waiting room is non-operating to minimize social…
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Beauty Product Recommendations

For a face lift in a jar, patients at both my Beverly Hills and Santa Monica practices love this Revival Masque from Environ! It enhances skin’s overall appearance and resilience – leaving it looking younger, smoother and more hydrated! To purchase, click here. Did you know that there might be formaldehyde – which can cause cancer,…

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Dr. Ava’s Tips for Treating a Pimple

Do you have a pimple that seemed to have popped up out of nowhere? Don’t panic! Instead, try a paste made of aspirin and water as a highly-effective, fast-acting spot treatment. To do, crush 1 aspirin and mix it with 1 tbsp of water. Apply to the pimple and leave overnight! Have you ever heard…

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All About Acne

If you’re pregnant and experiencing breakouts, it can be hard to know what products are safe and effective. To make it easier, my friends at HEALTH came up with a list of safe ingredients, and asked for my input. We all know that honey is a great natural sweetener, but did you know it’s also anti-inflammatory…

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Ward Off Wrinkles

Great sleep is an important component of a great skin care regimen! If you get enough rest, go to bed early and sleep 8 hours, your skin and body will thank you for it. Getting a lot of sleep leads to less wrinkles because your skin has more time to repair itself. For another tip…

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Five Treatments We Offer at AVA MD

If wrinkle-reducing products don’t give you the skin you want, Pellevé RF Wrinkle Reduction is an amazing, non-invasive option! Pellevé uses breakthrough radiofrequency technology to gradually heat and energize dermal tissue with electromagnetic waves, causing collagen and elastin formation. As new collagen and elastin are formed in the treated tissues, the skin gradually becomes tighter,…

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Five Quotes To Inspire You

When you stick to your skin care routine, your skin will look better with each new day. Your skin protects your most valuable assets everyday – reward it! When you look good, you feel even better! Love yourself first. It’s important to put yourself first at some point in the day. You deserve to have…

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You Can Practically Eat Your Way to Better Skin

As great as sugar tastes, it’s extremely destructive to your skin. A spike in your blood sugar levels can leave too much sugar circulating in your body, resulting in glycation. Glycation is the process where a sugar molecule is added to collagen and elastin fibers – proteins which surround skin cells. This makes the collagen…

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Fitness For Skin

Strength training doesn’t just give you great muscle definition, it also gives you great skin! While cardio builds up the strength of your internal systems, strength training builds your muscles by working them against force. It manages blood sugar, reducing the need for insulin and storing energy in the muscles instead of fatty tissues. Strength…

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Laser This, Laser That. Which Laser Treatment is Right for Me?

Spoiler alert! Everyone has struggled with body insecurities to some degree. At Ava MD, we understand how hard it can be. Sometimes we don’t feel comfortable in the skin we’re in. Sometimes it can be difficult to handle cosmetic concerns on your own, but, thankfully, working with professionals to clear your skin is exciting and…

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