Chemical peeling is used to improve the appearance and texture of the skin by applying a chemical solution. This will cause the top layers of the skin to separate and “peel” off. Ultimately, the result will be a smoother, less pigmented skin surface. There are three levels of chemical peels: superficial, medium, and deep. The superficial and medium peels work on the epidermis. Deeper peels go into the dermal layer or reticular layer.
If you are interested in a chemical peel, please call for your free consultation at one of our two convenient locations in Shreveport and Bossier City. Our physicians and staff will help you to customize the best plan to help you meet your skin care goals.
3 common misconceptions about sunscreen.
1) I don’t need sunscreen when it’s cool outside. This is absolutely wrong. May is the month I see the most sunburns, and the reason is because you don’t think about sunscreen if it’s not hot.
2) I don’t need sunscreen if I’m in the shade. Actually, you are still getting about 90% of the normal UV rays.
3) I applied my sunscreen before I left home, so I’m good for the afternoon. If you’re sweating or in the water, sunscreen is gone in 60 to 90 minutes.
For more good sunscreen advice, talk to your dermatologist.
What is Restylane Kysse for?
Restylane Kysse is injected into the lips and the lines around the upper lip to temporarily add fullness to the lips and help smooth the wrinkles around the upper lip (perioral lines) in patients over the age of 21.
How is Restylane Kysse used?
Restylane Kysse is injected with an ultrafine needle into your lips to add fullness. It can also be injected into the skin above your lips to help smooth the wrinkles around your upper lip (perioral lines).
$50 off Kysse when combined with 30+ units of Dysport. While rebates last.
It’s skin cancer awareness month, and I’m here to encourage you to self-check and see your skincare professional.
When is the best time to get filler and/or Botox?
Hopefully, we will all be getting out more soon, and birthdays, weddings, parties and celebrations will happen again. So, how should you time your cosmetic regimen?
Botox lasts for approximately three months. It can take up to 7 days to take effect. and may have some bruising. So, consider having the procedure done 2 to 3 weeks before a big event. That also gives you time to correct for any uneven or asymmetric results as well.
Dermal fillers, such as Juvederm, should also be done a good 2 weeks before a big event event. Fillers last for 1 to 2 years, but are more likely to have associated bruising or swelling.
So plan ahead and get ready for summer!
When it comes to hair loss, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment.
Not enough lashes? Latisse grows lashes longer, fuller and darker.
In the age of social distancing, what can I do to keep my cloth mask from irritating my skin?