By Kat Prim, RNRegistered Nurse If we did a quick survey about whether full lips are still a thing, we can all agree that they have decided to stick around and pout for a while longer. Nobody can ever truly predict trends, but in Victorian times, thin lips were the look everyone was going for,
By Jaclyn Ballard, Cosmetics Manager and Aesthetician Continuing with our spotlight series, we are featuring the Solta Medical Clear + Brilliant® laser this month. If you are looking for a quick, gentle, no-downtime treatment that will leave your skin looking radiant and refreshed, this treatment is a great pick. What does Clear + Brilliant treat?
It seems a bit out there to include the words acid and skin care in the same sentence, but certain types of acids are very beneficial for your skin. The types of acids that you will see in skin care products include alpha-hydroxy-acids (AHAs) and beta-hydroxy-acids (BHAs). Both of these are exfoliants, but the difference
By Nichole Munk, License Aesthetician In our quest for better, smoother, more radiant skin, laser skin resurfacing has been gaining popularity over the years, especially for its results. There are different options for skin resurfacing treatments that you can look into, as well as different types of lasers that are used. I know, once you
By Nicole Munk, Cosmetic Specialist When it comes to getting rid of hair in places you don’t want to have hair, it is nice to know that you have options. We can shave, tweeze, pluck, thread, and use depilatory creams. All these things work, but we always end up having to keep up with it.
In this edition of Skin 101 we sat down to chat with our Board-Certified Dermatologists about Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels and more. Q: How does microdermabrasion work, and how many treatments do we need to see results? A: Microdermabrasion is a technique by which a medical professional causes micro-breaks in the skin’s surface to encourage the
“It’s a great day at work when…. you can provide a patient a 98-99% cure rate of their skin cancer and perform their reconstruction within a few hours.” We are excited to welcome Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist, Michael Zumwalt, MD. Dr. Zumwalt studied medicine and completed his Dermatology residency at Loma Linda University.
“Treat people like you want to be treated.” – Dr. Adam Wallach We are pleased to welcome Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Adam Wallach to the Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute team. He cares for patients at our location in Truckee, California. His specialties include Medical and Surgical Dermatology for both adult and pediatric patients as well