Is Your Beauty Routine Harming the Environment?

Nowadays, both men and women use a variety of products to thoroughly cleanse and protect their skin. However, recent findings have brought to light that some types of skin care products affect more than just your face! Microbeads have been found to be a menace to fish just looking for food, while certain types of…

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Facing El Nino: Skincare in Extreme Weather

While Southern California has always been a land of perpetual summer, surf tousled hair, and dewy sun-kissed skin epitomizing the young and healthy look of the quintessential California Girl, the recent heat wave and drought have unleashed a seemingly unending period of record breaking heat. In addition to the toll such extreme dryness and heat…

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The Next Cosmetic Dermatology Trend: Botox for Men

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of men seeking cosmetic procedures such as Botox has increased by over 300% since 2000. This change comes about as cosmetic dermatology procedures become more and more safe, effective, and technologically advanced, with many procedures requiring minimal to no downtime. This lack of downtime is…

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Brand-New MiraSmooth FDA Approved for Underarm Hair Reduction

MiraDry has long been known as an effective and safe means of reducing excessive underarm sweat. Now, however, there is a brand-new use for the technology: underarm hair reduction! MiraSmooth, a new product from Miramar Labs, the company that makes MiraDry, has just received FDA approval for hair reduction under the arms. We have offered…

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Liquid Facelift Beverly Hills

Benefits of a Liquid Facelift

Nowadays, people are living longer and more active lifestyles than ever before, but unfortunately, our faces don’t always reflect the youth and vitality we feel on the inside. Reduced collagen production combined with environmental damage from air pollutants, smoking, or UV rays, among others, contribute to forming wrinkles and age spots as well as dulling…

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When to Combine CoolSculpting, Futura Fit, and ZWave

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved CoolSculpting procedure contours the body and freezes away unwanted fat in a safe and non-invasive way. Futura Fit uses both ultrasound and an electrical current to reduce excess belly fat in a safe and effective way. The ZWave uses high energy radial shockwaves to stimulate collagen formation…

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What is Right for Your Acne?

Acne affects millions around the world, but countless people struggle to eliminate these appearance-impacting conditions. Treating acne takes time and it is not a condition that can be fixed right away. Most acne occurs in the face, neck, back and shoulders. Dr. Ava Shamban and her associates believe in using multiple treatments and multiple sessions…

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Beverly Hills Coolsculpting

Non-Invasively Sculpt Your Body With CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting® is the only non-surgical way to eliminate unwanted fat using a patented cold technology. It uses cryolipolisis to target and kill fat cells while leaving the surrounding tissue undamaged. CoolSculpting is a great way to non-invasively contour the thighs, abdomen, and love handles! Dr. Ava Shamban and her associates uses CoolSculpting to help her…

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Kybella: Non-Invasive Treatment for Double Chin

Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Kybella is a non-invasive treatment for adults with moderate to severe fat below the chin. Previously, the only two methods to treat a double chin were plastic surgery or liposuction. These procedures are difficult for those who do not want to endure the recovery time…

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Simple Tips to Help Reduce Scarring

Although most patients visit AVA MD seeking cosmetic surgical solutions and elective procedures – it is still critical to understand the risks of surgery, including the possibility of scarring. Before you make the decision to undergo any surgical procedure it is important to discuss your entire health history with Dr. Shamban. This will allow her…

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Ava MD Offices

Welcome to AVA MD

Look Good, Feel Great – From very early in her career, Dr. Ava Shamban understood the clear relationship between appearance and self-esteem.That’s why she founded AVA MD: to help patients look and feel their best, inside and out, so that they can achieve success in all aspects of their lives.Dr. Ava witnessed this ‘cycle of…

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Plump Your Cheeks and Look Younger With Juvederm Voluma

Dr. Ava Shamban and her professional staff at AVA MD are proud to offer a wide array of solutions for improving the appearance of your lines and wrinkles. These may include dermal fillers, botulinum toxins and other injectable products. The face is one of the first places to begin to show your true age –…

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