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Many of us spend our workdays sitting at our desks hunched over our computers. By the end of the day, we are tired, with stiff necks, sore shoulders, and lower back pain. Being in pain and uncomfortable makes for a long day and sleepless nights. This not only affects our physical health but also our…

Vitamin B12 Injections

We all have times when we feel tired and can’t focus on the work in front of us. Sometimes a good night’s sleep can help, but too often it may be something more, like low levels of Vitamin B12. Having too low of a level of vitamin B12 can make us feel tired or weak.…

New Long-Lasting Alternative to Botox is On the Way

A new product currently known as “RT002” is being developed by Revance Therapeutics as a long-lasting alternative to Botox. Also known as Daxibotulinumtoxin A, this product is injected into the target muscles just like Botox, but is shown to last up to 6 months instead of the 3 to 4 months that Botox lasts.  This…

What Is Kenalog Scar Treatment?

Do you have raised scars? Did you know they can be treated? Kenalog Scar Treatment is a specially formulated anti-inflammatory injection that can be used to significantly improve raised scars, including injury scars, surgical scars, hypertrophic scars, and keloids.   Raised scars—or hypertrophic scars and keloids—are caused from injury and irritation of the lower layers…

Keep That Youthful Look

The first facial fillers were used for scars back in 1893. Autologous fat (meaning fat from your own body) was used to correct scars, and “filling” began as a cosmetic procedure. The benefits of the procedure were short-lived based on the limited technology at that time.   Later, collagen was first used for facial wrinkle…

The Importance of Hydration

Everyone wants healthy, glowing skin. Between facials and skin care treatments, staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do for yourself.   You’ll still want to use moisturizer, but water keeps you hydrated from the inside out. Fluids affect your outermost layers of skin. These are the layers that get dried…

Non-Surgical Facelifts

There are many reasons people seek out facial re-contouring and wrinkle reduction.  There may be a reduction of facial volume, skin damage (texture changes or brown spots) from the sun, and excessive sagging.  Life happens, but many things can be improved.   One reason our faces sag is because of yo-yo dieting. When you lose…

Skin Tag Removal

You’ve seen them, those fleshy little growths on your skin. They’re unsightly and you don’t want them being there. They’re actually a small flap of tissue that hangs off the skin surface by a small connecting piece of skin. Commonly called skin tags, the medical name is “acrochordons” or “cutaneous tags.” They are not dangerous…

Wrinkles – Oh No!

Staying out of the sun is one way to protect your skin from aging. But, there are things that cause wrinkles that you probably haven’t thought about. Many wrinkles are associated with loss of collagen in our skin. Collagen keeps skin strong and toned. Without collagen, your skin will start to sag.   Facial expressions,…

Skin Care – it’s what we do!

Skin Care – it’s what we do!  As we age, many things happen to our skin.  Years of tanning, eating the wrong foods, not getting enough sleep, not drinking enough fluids, and just plain every-day toxic environments, from city dwelling to spending too much time indoors, all play a role in skin trauma.  For years,…