08/8/2014
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Scar Treatment Options

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Scars are nature’s way of restoring wounded skin, but their appearance can be an eyesore on otherwise beautiful skin. They can occur at different depths, tones, sizes and profiles and can be recessed, raised, or occur right on the surface level of the skin. Fortunately, there are several types of scar treatment options, which will be explored below. Types of Scars Contracture Scars – these scars typically happen as a result of first and second-degree burns. Atrophic Scar – if you’ve ever had chicken pox, then you may well be

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07/14/2014
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Botox to Treat Excessive Sweating

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Our bodies create sweat to cool itself. Sweating can be caused by exercise, emotional or physical stress, as well as nervousness. While sweating is normal, some people sweat excessively in the hands, feet, or underarms. This condition of excessive sweating is called hyperhidrosis. Sufferers of excessive sweating often feel embarrassed and uncomfortable. They may have to refrain from wearing certain types of clothing. Others may wear additional clothing to cover up the signs of excessive sweating. While hyperhidrosis cannot be controlled or treated with regular antiperspirants, those suffering from hyperhidrosis

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07/11/2014
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Get Younger Looking Eyes with Blepharoplasty

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Do you look tired in the morning, even after a good night’s rest? Does that tired look persist throughout the day because of sagging, drooping eyelids? Do these saggy eyelids make you look older than you feel? Eyes are often said to be the focal point of the face, as they emphasize your smile and are the first thing people notice. Having sagging eyelids and a tired look can take away from that attractiveness. Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a common procedure used to help patients regain a more youthful

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06/13/2014
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Laser Tattoo Removal with PicoSure

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Laser Tattoo Removal with PicoSure Many people view tattoos as permanent markings on the skin, despite that fact that tattoo removal processes have been around for quite some time. These removal processes can be painful, ineffective towards certain inks, and require long durations of time, leading many to overlook the procedure. This is all changing with the PicoSure Laser. What is the PicoSure Laser? Since its approval by the FDA in 2012, the PicoSure Laser has been revolutionizing the current tattoo removal industry. With its advanced technology developed by Cynosure,

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06/6/2014
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Psoriasis Treatment with the XTRAC Laser System

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Psoriasis occurs when the life cycle of skin cells malfunction. Instead of the cells living, reproducing, dying, and shedding off, the cells focus on uncontrolled reproduction. As a result cells begin to rapidly accumulate, creating thick, scaly rashes that can become quite irritating and unpleasant to look at. The most common type of Psoriasis is Plaque Psoriasis. This condition features white or red scaly rashes that can be itchy and painful. These symptoms are chronic and often vary in severity from time to time. Treating Psoriasis So what can be

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05/29/2014
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Artefill Can Provide Long-Lasting Wrinkle Reduction

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If you are looking for a way to get rid of those wrinkles around your nose and lips — known as nasolabial folds and smile lines — there is a great option. Artefill is an injectable filler FDA-approved for the correction of these lines and wrinkles, as well as unsightly acne scars. Artefill consists of tiny, round, smooth granules known as PMMA (polymehtymethacrylate) microspheres, in combination with purified bovine collagen gel. It also contains lidocaine that will reduce any possible tenderness that may occur during and after the treatment. Artefill

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11/6/2013
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XTRAC Excimer Laser

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06/19/2013
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PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal

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Advances in Tattoo Removal Technology PicoSure is the new gold standard for tattoo removal, removing tattoos in fewer sessions, with less pain and at a lower cost Research indicates that approximately 21% of all adults in the United States have one or more tattoos. Nearly half of these adults will want at least one of their tattoos removed at some point in their life. Tattoo removal technology has certainly advanced over the past two decades. Unfortunately, results still can be less than desirable. As I’m sure many of you are

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01/21/2011
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Dr Laris’ Personal Beauty Secrets

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My Personal Skin Secrets by Dr. Lee Laris, D.O. My patients at Phoenix Skin ask me everyday, Dr. Laris, what do you do for your skin or what are the best ways to look and stay youthful. This is the advice and skin secrets I tell them and for the most part, follow personally. Protect yourself from the sun The need to bask in the sun to achieve that “glowing complexion” is becoming a glowing concern at Phoenix Skin because it is obtained from being in the sun or tanning booths, both of

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08/15/2010
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Common Mistakes in Self-Diagnosing Skin Cancer

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Common Mistakes in Self-Diagnosing Cancer August 15, 2010 Self-exams, coupled with annual skin exams by a doctor, are the best way to protect yourself from skin cancer. Avoiding mistakes in self-diagnosing will ensure that you don’t become a statistic in the battle against skin cancer. The most common mistake in self-diagnosing is waiting too long for a spot, pimple, scratch or rash to go away. If it hasn’t healed in 6-8 weeks, it should be checked by an expert. Another misconception is the belief that a raised lesion (a superficial

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