How Pellevé Can Make Your Skin Younger

How Pellevé Can Make Your Skin Younger

How Does Pellevé Work? The Pellevé system uses precise RF technology to heat the deep layers of skin without damaging the epidermis, or top layer. This heating causes the collagen in the skin to contract and tighten. After treatment, the skin begins to produce new...
Collagen Induction Therapy

Collagen Induction Therapy

Few things in aesthetic medicine offer such dramatic results with so little risk as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT). Also known as microneedling, CIT has been proven useful for icepick scarring, stretch marks, cellulite, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, melasma, loss...
How a Chemical Peel Can Heal Your Skin

How a Chemical Peel Can Heal Your Skin

The term “chemical peel” for some people conjures up images of undesirable red, inflamed, and peeling skin – something akin to Kim Cattrall’s character Samantha in a memorable episode of Sex in The City. While it is true that chemical peels can sometimes be very...
What is IPL Hair Reduction?

What is IPL Hair Reduction?

IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light, it is a light-based technology that uses pulses of light to remove unwanted hair. The technology was originally developed and used for cosmetic and medical purposes only, until patient’s began noticing a reduction in the amounts of...
HCG Diet: The Closest Thing to a Magic Pill

HCG Diet: The Closest Thing to a Magic Pill

What is HCG? Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is the “pregnancy hormone” – that is, the hormone that registers a “plus sign” on a pregnancy test. It increases through the first three months then declines and levels off for the remainder of the pregnancy. HCG is a...
Botox vs. Fillers: What’s the Difference? (A Helpful Guide)

Botox vs. Fillers: What’s the Difference? (A Helpful Guide)

The use of Botox and Dermal Fillers has only increased in popularity over the past few decades, with materials becoming safer and techniques more fine-tuned to meet the demand and safety standards of doctors and patients. There’s a lot of conflicting and confusing...
How Do I Know if I Need Botox or Fillers?

How Do I Know if I Need Botox or Fillers?

How Do I Know if I Need Botox or Fillers? Botox is used to treat fine lines and wrinkles by temporarily preventing movement of the underlying muscle. Traditionally, Botox is used to treat wrinkles that occur when you use your muscles to make a facial...