The magic of hyaluronic acid lies in its ability to retain moisture. It’s considered to have a greater capacity to hold moisture than any other natural or synthetic polymer. In fact, one gram of pure hyaluronic acid is able to hold up to six liters of water1! So when you see that tiny syringe of filler and wonder if it can possibly fill your wrinkles or plump up your lips, know that what's in the syringe turns out to be more in your skinRead More
Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology La Jolla Blog
Providing Cosmetic Rejuvenation to La Jolla, San Diego, & other nearby areas
Dermal fillers have the capacity to smooth fine wrinkles, plump lips, and even rebalance a face completely. Knowing which fillers work best "where" is key to making smart decisions. At our practice you will always be given recommendations based on specific fillers that we know will work best to achieve your goals.Cheeks Read More
Cosmetic Injections (Botox, Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, Belotero, Sculptra and PRP) carry a greater risk of bruising if you are taking certain supplements or medications.
To reduce this risk, please note the items on this list and discontinue at least 3 days (7 days if time allows) before your appointmentRead More
Sagging, jowling skin is an inevitable effect of aging, gravity and sun damage. The loss of collagen and elastin, which keep the skin smooth and tight, results in gravity-induced changes in the shape of your face and neck. This is a clear sign that you have reached middle age. Skin laxity is the most dreaded consequence of aging because sagging jaw lines and jowling make you look and feel older.
Nonsurgical approaches are great to restore a youthful appearance. They are also perfectRead More
Nancy is 64. Her son is getting married in 3 months. When she looks in the mirror she is surprised at how old she looks, lots of lines and wrinkles, sun damage more. If she wants to look good for the wedding, she thinks she will need a face lift, but she doesn’t have time to recover from a face lift, and if something goes wrong, it could be disaster. Besides she’s afraid of surgery, it’s painful and expensive. Is there another option?
New technologies in dermal fillers offer skilledRead More
Are you starting to notice that your skin doesn’t have the texture and tone that you wish it could have? There are many conditions that leave your skin’s texture rough, scarred, blotchy and irregular. Perhaps you had cystic acne in high school or spent hours on the beach with baby oil and iodine soaking in the sun or are genetically aging faster than your friends.
La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic can help return your skin to its smoother more radiant past.Read More
Are you self-conscious about your double chin? Have you wished for a way to remove your double chin without invasive surgery?Why do I have a double chin?
A double chin is caused by excess fat accumulation below the jawline. It affects men and women alike, and can result from aging, genetics, weight gain and facial structure. This excess fat is typically resistant to diet and exercise. Many people are thin and healthy but still suffer with a double chin.What are my options? Read More
New Year’s Resolution or not, how your skin looks has a lot to do with everyday choices. We’ve set up a short list of mostly do-it-yourself steps for a New Skin plan. Anyone can follow these 8 steps to see better skin long term!
Snooze or Lose – Believe it or not, if you’re routinely skimping on sleep, you’Read More
The holidays are headed your way – Ready or not!
If you are taking a look in the mirror after trying on your holiday outfits and you don’t look better than the dress or the tux, there’s still time to do a few things that don’t take a lot of time and many that don’t drain your gift budget.
Here’s a fast fix list
Spots andRead More