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    23Feb, 2017

    Chin Fat Reduction with FDA-Approved KYBELLA®

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    How KYBELLA® Works The active ingredient in KYBELLA® is synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin, KYBELLA® destroys fat cells, resulting in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin. Once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat, so further treatment is not expected once you reach your desired aesthetic goal. What is the downtime? Normal side effects include bruising and swelling, like […]
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    15Feb, 2017

    6 basic things to know about Micro-needling

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    What is Micro-needling? Micro-Needling (also referred to as collagen induction therapy or CIT) is a skin therapy that involves puncturing the skin using a grouping of tiny sterile needles. The purpose of micro-needling is to promote healing with-out scars and encourage new collagen production similar to fractional laser treatments. Unlike the laser, there are minimal side-effects or down-time micro-needling. Who Should do it? Micro-needling is only to be used with caution and physician approval on anyone with an active skin infection or raised lesion (wart, mole, etc) on the area […]
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    8Feb, 2017

    Thinking about Laser Treatment?

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    We are pleased to offer a new service to treat a wide variety of skin and vein conditions. Please ask us about Aerolase treatment, an FDA approved laser, called the LightPod Neo. Our physicians can treat a broad range of skin types and conditions, from acne to hair removal, in the comfort of our office. What is the Advantage of Aerolase Over Other Lasers? The LightPod Neo™ is the safest and gentlest aesthetic laser available due to its unique Micropulse-1064 technology, which delivers energy to the skin 30-50 times faster […]
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    2Feb, 2017

    5 Easy Weight Loss Tips

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    1. Drink Water, Especially Before Meals It is often claimed that drinking water can help with weight loss, and this is true. Drinking water can boost metabolism by 24-30% over a period of 1-1.5 hours, helping you burn off a few more calories. One study showed that drinking a half liter (17 oz) of water about a half an hour before meals helped dieters eat fewer calories and lose 44% more weight. 2. Eat More Vegetables and Fruits Vegetables and fruits have several properties that make them effective for weight […]
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    25Jan, 2017

    MesoTherapy: A Simple and Effective Solution

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    MesoTherapy treatment is a non surgical cosmetic solution aimed at diminishing problem areas in your body such as, cellulite, excess weight, body contouring, and face/neck rejuvenation, just to name a few. It is administered via numerous injections containing various types of FDA approved medicines, vitamins, and minerals. It is introduced into the mesoderm, the layer of fat and tissue underneath the skin. The content mixture of the injection varies in accordance with each unique case and specific area to be treated. Mesotherapy can also assist in reducing pain, and in […]
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    18Jan, 2017

    LATISSE® EYELASH TREATMENT

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    Grow Lashes Stronger, Thicker, Longer, and Darker Latisse® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03% is the first and only prescription treatment approved by the FDA for thin or sparse eyelashes, growing them stronger, longer, fuller and darker. After years of research, scientists found that .03% bimatoprost ophthalmic solution improved the overall appearance of lashes. Many women’s eyelashes begin to become sparse after 30 years of age and gradually continue to become thinner, lighter and shorter. Until recently, there were not many options available to help alleviate this common problem to give you […]
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    13Jan, 2017

    Why Beauty Matters

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    Beauty is the quality of being pleasing, especially to look at, or someone or something that gives great pleasure, especially when looking at it. The conception for beauty is used or studied in art, sociology, social psychology, and culture. An “ideal beauty” is an entity which is admired, or possesses features widely attributed to beauty in a particular culture, for perfection. The experience of “beauty” often involves an interpretation of some entity as being in balance and harmony with nature, which may lead to feelings of attraction and emotional well-being. […]
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    23Dec, 2016

    Adult Acne and You

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    Acne is one of those things we associate with being a teenager. Unfortunately, for many of us it shows back up in our adult years – sometimes worse than before. It’s been estimated that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 4 men between the ages of 25 – 55 battle with adult acne on a regular basis. All too often, people battling adult acne will go to stores and buy whatever acne treatment is available on the shelves. The problem with that, is that almost all of those products […]
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    15Dec, 2016

    New Year, New You – Laser Hair Removal

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    As we come to the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, it’s common for people to start thinking back on goals that we intended to accomplish and goals we would like to accomplish in the new year. For many people, one of the major resolutions that ends up on the list every year is to have a sleeker sexier body. For those men and women who deal with unwanted body hair, that goal can seem almost impossible to achieve. It’s not. Laser hair removal may very well be […]
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    21Sep, 2016

    Fillers: How they Rejuvenate

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    How do they work? If you’re looking tired, but feeling fine, then maybe it’s time you joined the millions of men and women across the world, who have turned to tried and tested injectable treatments for their beauty needs. Chances are you’ve heard about JUVÉDERM®, Voluma and Restylane® fillers, Radiesse, Dysport, Belotero and more. We here at Dr. Tess of Beverly Hills Beverly Hills offer many leading injectable brands to achieve a new, youthful look. But with over 22 FDA-approved fillers out there, how do you choose which one is […]
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