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Center for Advanced Dermatology and Laser
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Our very own Skin Wellness Dermatologist, sharing her insights and actual clinical experience on skin care and treatments.

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What is TCA CROSS?

Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (16)

What is TCA CROSS and how does it work?

 

TCA CROSS is the chemical reconstruction of skin scars (CROSS) using trichloroacetic acid (TCA). It is used as an inexpensive outpatient clinic procedure to treat atrophic acne scars. Acne is a common inflammatory skin condition and may result in atrophic, hypertrophic or keloid scars. Acne scars can cause significant psychological distress and social impact.

 

The TCA CROSS procedure involves depositing small amounts...

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What is SUBCISION?

Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Subcision

 

What is subcision and how does it work?

 

Subcision is a minor surgical procedure used for treating depressed cutaneous scars and wrinkles. It is also called subcutaneous incisional surgery.

 

Subcision is performed using a special hypodermic needle inserted through a puncture in the skin surface. The sharp edge of the needle is used to break fibrotic strands that are tethering the scar to the underlying tissue.

 

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MICRONEEDLING, is it worth it? Realistic expectations from the Skin Wellness Dermatologist

Posted on September 7, 2015 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Microneedling, is it worth it?

 

 

Disclaimer:

 

 

Skin Wellness has its own effective Graded, Automated and Fractionated protocol for Microneedling (Collagen Induction therapy), from the preparations and post procedure care , and of course the doctor's expertise and experience. With this protocol and clinical setting, results are more consistent.

 

 

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Dermaroller (Microneedling) Realistic Expectations

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (3)

Microneedling, is it worth it?

Disclaimer:

 

Skin Wellness has its own effective Graded, Automated and Fractionated protocol for Microneedling (Collagen Induction therapy), from the preparations and post procedure care , and of course the doctor's expertise and experience. With this protocol and clinical setting, results are more consistent.

 

The described results can...

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Laser Tattoo Removal, How many sessions exactly?

Posted on March 4, 2012 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (22)

"THINK BEFORE YOU INK"

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL EXPERIENCE AMONG FILIPINOS.

 

At Present, Skin Wellness has performed one thousand laser tattoo removal cases and counting.

 

 

Everytime we meet a new client who wants a tattoo removed, an essential question always include the ' number of sessions’. A very basic questi...

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ELOS laser technology

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 8:47 PM Comments comments (2)

ELOS IPL+RF - The Complete Facial Aesthetic Solution

Powered by the revolutionary elōs™ Technology,  is the complete Light solution for the successful treatment of all skin textures and all skin tones. ELOS empowers you to meet patient demand for non-invasive, aesthetic facial improvements with zero downtime.

 

 

PHOTO RFirme™ Skin Tightening

•Non-invasive treatment for skin ...

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Types of Acne Scars

Posted on November 17, 2009 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (8)

Types of Acne Scars and the Effective Treatments Available

 

Most people who scar after the acne clears see soft, saucer-like depressions or pits on their skin. Sometimes the skin loses its underlying support and develops a wavy texture. As we age, these scars often become even more noticeable. The good news is that no one has to live with these scars.

3 Types of Dep...

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Skin Care Secrets of Hollywood Stars

Posted on November 17, 2009 at 9:24 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Skin Care Secrets of Hollywood Stars ... made super affordable.

 

Halle Berry is in her 40s, but you would never know it to look at her. And there are others just like her. Think Heather Graham, Jennifer Lopez, Ellen Pompano and Jennifer Aniston. How do they look so young?

Cosmopolitan magazine wanted to find out, so they called the dermatologists to the stars for the inside secrets to ageless skin. Here's the bottom l...

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Botox - 10 years off in 10 minutes

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

BOTOX® Injections

The cosmetic form of botulinum toxin, often referred to by its product name BOTOX®, is a popular non-surgical injection that temporarily reduces or eliminates frown lines, forehead creases, crows feet near the eyes and thick bands in the neck. The toxin blocks the nerve impulses, temporarily paralyzing the muscles that cause wrinkles while giving the skin a smoother, more refreshed appearance. Studies have also suggested that BO...

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Botox for Over Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 6:32 PM Comments comments (2)

BOTOX®™ for Hyperhidrosis

Treatment of Hyperhidrosis with BOTOX®™

Hyperhidrosis is a troublesome problem that results in awkward social situations for those that are affected. For example, salesmen with sweaty palms are at a distinct disadvantage. Unfortunately, topical and oral medications, iontophoresis, and surgery have not proven to be efficacious in the majority of patients. In fact surger...

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