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    1Mar, 2017

    Quick Facts about Laser Hair Removal

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    If you’re not happy with shaving, tweezing, or waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal may be an option worth considering. Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic procedures in the U.S. It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in the follicles absorb the light. That destroys the hair. Benefits of Laser Hair Removal Lasers are useful for removing unwanted hair from the face, leg, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas. Benefits of laser hair removal include: Precision. Lasers can selectively target dark, coarse […]
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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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    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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    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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    14Sep, 2016

    Sclerotherapy Treatment

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    Sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution directly into the vein that causes it to scar and collapse, forcing blood to reroute through healthier veins. The collapsed vein is reabsorbed into local tissue and eventually fades. Why choose sclerotherapy for spider veins Sclerotherapy is considered the treatment of choice for spider leg veins. The treatment is minimally invasive. The procedure also can improve related symptoms such as aching, swelling, burning and night cramps. Treated veins tend to fade within a few weeks, although occasionally it may take up to two months to […]
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    8Sep, 2016

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

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    PRP Therapy: How Does It Work? Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is an exciting non-surgical therapeutic option for patients who require stimulation of hair growth for many hair loss conditions. PRP therapy is one of the latest hair loss treatment protocols to help those with thinning hair to regrow hair with natural results. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is concentrated blood plasma that contains about three to five times the number of platelets found in normal circulating blood. In addition to PRP it also contains platelet derived growth factor (PDGF), transforming growth […]
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    1Sep, 2016

    Stretch Marks: Why they happen and how to make them go away

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    Stretch marks are perhaps one of the things that make summer and wearing swimwear uncomfortable. True to their name, stretch marks result from the force of stretching on your skin. They are actually a form of scarring that is usually associated with rapid weight gain – during pregnancy for example. They can also occur as a result of rapid growth during puberty, and are occasionally associated with muscle building and bulking up. Stretch marks can be found anywhere on your body, but they’re most common on your breasts, upper arms, […]
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