Cosmetic Skin Treatment Blog by Beverly Hills Dermatologist

Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Friends Don’t Let Friends Get Tan!

It’s good to go through life, knowing what you know.  For instance, I know not to get into a conversation with my 28 year old son’s best friend about multi-paradigm computer programming language.  I know that if a pipe leaks in my house, I send somebody else to Home Depot.  But if there’s one thing…

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6 Signs of Aging Fought by Voluma

If you’re like many people, you spend a fair amount of time thinking about how to keep the smooth contours, high cheekbones, and defined jawline that characterized your face in your younger years. For many Americans, these are the contours that epitomize attractiveness in both women and men. As you age, though, you lose these…

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Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions About Restylane

Do you like how the signs of aging are more evident on your face than on any other part of your body? It can be disheartening to look in the mirror and see skin that has lost its bounce or volume. Deep wrinkles, stubborn creases, and unsightly skin folds add years to your appearance even…

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5 Signs of Volume Loss That Juvederm Can Fix

Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in your body. It cushions your joints, lubricates your eyes, and hydrates your skin. When your body produces it regularly, your skin is supple and plump and looks fantastic. However, for various reasons, such as aging, your body starts producing less of it, and your skin loses volume. The more…

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Are You Considering Botox Treatment?

If you’re unhappy with the wrinkles and lines on your face and are considering treatment to reduce them, you have a lot of options to choose from. One of the most popular choices is Botox, but a lot of people are either anxious about its results or concerned about the supposedly dangerous Botox side effects.…

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Body Contouring Can Give You the Shape You Want

If you’ve never thought about body contouring treatments to help you achieve the body shape you desire, consider this: You’ve worked hard to lose excess fat and get yourself fitter and healthier. Several times each week, you’ve toiled for hours on a treadmill or in a spinning class or lifting weights. You’ve follow a strict…

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How to Reshape Your Body in 4 Steps With CoolSculpting

Even with the most diligent diet and exercise routine, some of us have difficulty losing stubborn pockets of fat. Belly fat, love handles, back fat, spare tires and saddlebag thighs are often determined by genetics and as such do not resolve on their own. Until recently, the only way to effectively eliminate fat from those…

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Turn Your Turkey Neck Into a Swan’s Throat with Ultherapy

One of the most elegant signs of youth is a long, sleek neck and firm jawline. Think Audrey Hepburn in “My Fair Lady” or Natalie Portman in “The Black Swan.” It’s one of those things you take for granted when you’re young and then, one day, you look in the mirror and notice a “pooch”…

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The Truth About the Anti-Aging Promises of Microneedling RF

It’s been all the beauty rage the last few months. In fact, you’ve probably read about Hollywood A-listers who are turning to microneedling RF (short for radiofrequency) treatment as a less invasive Botox or laser alternative for restoring smooth, toned skin. However, as with any latest beauty trend, misconceptions develop for a variety of reasons,…

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When is the Right Time for a VBeam Treatment?

There are a number of reasons why  skin tends to appear reddish. It could be due to a medical condition called rosacea or it could be diet, burst blood vessels, sensitivity or nervousness. Reddish skin can look unsightly and many people try to cover it with makeup which is a temporary solution. According to the…

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What Facial Areas Can Be Treated With Botox?

When we age, imperfections begin to appear on our faces. Fine lines and deep creases mark your once beautiful and smooth skin. With innovations in science and technology, most people can prolong their youthful looks thanks to Botox, the most well-known anti-aging cosmetic product.  When properly administered by an experienced dermatologist, the treatment can create…

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The Worst Skincare Advice Heard by Our Dermatologists

There are so many contradictory opinions on the best skincare practices that many people feel frustrated in their search for ways to keep their skin healthy and glowing. From bizarre home remedies to extreme dietary restrictions, the dermatologists at Ava MD have heard it all. To protect oneself from the myths about skincare, it is…

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