You’ve probably heard: there’s a boom in plastic surgery happening right now. Physicians and other experts have been attributing the general trend to five factors:*
Elective procedures OK
– Everyone who wanted cosmetic surgery during full pandemic lockdown had to wait for elective procedures to be permitted again.*
Zoom of doom – More people are spending time looking at themselves because of more time at home and frequent video meetings.*
Lockdown savings – Many who have not been affected by layoffs have saved money,…
Our California skies may be clearing from the recent regional fires but microscopic particles from wildfire smoke can linger in the atmosphere for days,
During the pandemic, you—like many people—are probably trying out new things. That’s great! However, playing dermatologist should not be one of them.
You may have heard some scary claims about beauty products. A common one is that the average woman swallows six pounds of lipstick over her lifetime….
What could be more awkward and challenging than facing the new school year on Zoom? How about facing it with a face flecked with the blotches and blemishes of adolescent acne?
These days, the way your eyes look and communicate is more important than ever. With a mask covering the lower half of your face,…
Just as no two people have the same thumbprint, no two people have the same skin.
You’ve probably heard of dermal fillers. Maybe you use them yourself. After all, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons,…
Stress even during normal times can take a toll on your skin. But during extraordinary times such as these,
As California reopens some outdoor recreational facilities and businesses, we will all likely be spending more time wearing our masks.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. That means it’s time to schedule a skin cancer screening with one of our California Skin Institute board-certified dermatologists.
Wash your hands. That’s become the mantra of the coronavirus pandemic. And with good reason. Washing your hands – or using hand sanitizer – is one of the most important steps you can take to help protect yourself from the virus.
California Skin Institute’s Response to the Shelter-In-Place order for counties in California:
California Skin Institute is considered an “essential business”
(see Shelter-In-Place details below)…
In the beauty scene of the 2010s, the rise of social-media fever put focus on whatever captured the most attention and likes….
Recently, one of our California Skin Institute board-certified dermatologists saw a new patient with a challenging skin issue.
Got an itch that won’t quit? Is it below your shoulder blades and you can’t quite reach it?
There’s no shame in wanting to look hotter with your clothes off, whether on the beach,…
Hair loss, or alopecia, can be frustrating for kids, teens and adults alike. To add to the frustration,
Gaze into your crystal ball for 2020. Do you see fresh, youthful eyes looking back at you?
Take a little cruise around Instagram and YouTube, and it’s easy to catch “DIY fever.” Women with perfect skin tout the benefits of one hot consumer “medical” treatment device or another.
One of December’s special days is Winter Solstice, the darkest day of the year and the official start of winter.
National Psoriasis Awareness Month may have ended, but for the 8 million Americans who suffer from recurring psoriasis,
Men and women can experience the same basic dermatological issues. However, there are certain challenges that men face more often or with far greater intensity.
This is the ideal time of year to seek laser treatment — whether to even out your complexion,
New survey data from The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) reports that in 2018, skin cancer procedures outnumbered every type of cosmetic dermatology treatment.