Our skin is the largest organ, yet it often receives the least attention! Let's change that! Our resident esthetician Jackie Smith will help guide you through the byzantine maze that is the skin care landscape. From sunscreen to bleaching creams, you can trust her 10 years of experience to steer you in the right direction.
I recently visited a major cosmetic surgery conference and encountered a company that is doing exciting things with mobile devices and virtual reality in the cosmetic field! Virtual reality isn’t a device but a more abstract concept. Virtual reality often refers to a group of digital technologies that allow for immersive experiences, the most common being the headsets that surround your head and eyes while projecting images directly in front of you. Virtual reality may provide new and exciting ways for medical practices to provide information to patients that can… More »
Dry eyes can not only be annoying, but can be painful and life-altering! Luckily, advances in medicine have produced a new drug called Xiidra (Zz-eye-druh). Xiidra is the first eyedrop that is FDA-approved for treating both the signs and symptoms of dry eye. Learn more about Xiidra in this video featuring Dr. Weiss and Jennifer Aniston! 🙂… More »
We thought you’d be interested in a brand new procedure from Allergan called Kybella. All it takes is a few injections to dissolve away the fat that causes the ‘double chin’ appearance. Watch an actual treatment session, hear Dr. Weiss explain the procedure and listen to patients talk about their experience several months later! Learn how to get Rid of Your Double-Chin with Kybella… More »
Dr. Weiss was recently recorded by patient, Cassie Piasecki, while performing a botox injection. Botox is a common cosmetic injection that inhibits the body's nerve signals that cause a muscle to contract. The effect relaxes the look of wrinkles that are caused by repetitive motions or movements on the face. The most common areas for botox are between the eyebrows, adjacent to the eyes in a section often referred to as "crows-feet", and horizontal in forehead creases Take a look at how simple and painless the procedure is by watching the full video below:… More »
Dr. Weiss chats with LeAnn and Renée about enhancing your lips with subtle lip implants!… More »
Who should use sunscreen? Everyone should use sunscreen! Although people with darker skin tones have some built-in protection, it isn't enough. Everyone needs to be protected from the harmful rays of the sun, everyday. How does sunscreen work? Most sun protection products work by absorbing, reflecting or scattering sunlight. They contain chemicals and minerals that interact with the skin to protect it from UV rays. Broad-spectrum sunscreens protect against both UVA and UVB rays. What is the difference between the rays? Sunlight has of two types of harmful rays– ultraviolet… More »
Winter is coming to a close, but it's never too late for some great winter skin tips, right? Even if you're already pulling out the flip flops and the tankini, humor Mother Nature and give these tips a read (or just bookmark them for when Old Man Winter drops by again next year)! 1. Cleanse twice daily (more is not better). 2. Exfoliate 1-2 times weekly with a gentle exfoliator. Up to 3 times a week during the warmer months depending on skin type. 3. The vitamins we take orally… More »