phone: 310-434-2495
1260 15th Street, Suite 1401
Santa Monica, CA 90404
phone: 818-990-9665
5400 Balboa Blvd., Suite 217
Encino, CA 91316

Cosmetic Surgery Blog Santa Monica

Brow Lift Santa Monica

Published on May 24, 2017
Brow Lift

The forehead is often the first place many men and women start to notice those first signs of aging. Lines, wrinkles and creases may appear due to loss of volume, loss of elasticity, and gravity that can cause us to

Yet Another Reason to Watch Your Weigh

Published on May 23, 2017

In this study, Fang et al explored the relationship between melanoma outcomes, obesity, and chronic inflammation. Obesity has been associated with development of cancers including melanoma. Adipose tissue produces signaling molecules, such as leptin, which are thought to play a

Sunbeds

Published on May 22, 2017

Recent study showing that although sun bed use caused a transient increase in vitamine d levels after continued sun bed use vitamin D levels went back down and there was benefit to overall well being. Although serum vitamin D levels

Incidence and Trends of Basal Cell Carcinoma and Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Published on May 18, 2017

Article Outline Patients and Methods Study Setting Study Criteria Data Collection Statistical Analyses Results Basal Cell Carcinoma Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Discussion Basal Cell Carcinoma Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Younger Populations Study Limitations Conclusion Patients and Methods Study Setting In

Comparing Melanoma In Situ Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery vs. Wide Local Excision

Published on May 9, 2017

A new article published online in February explores the outcomes of Melanoma In Situ (MIS) when teated with Mohs Micrographic Surgery vs. Wide Local Excision. The take home message from this study is that the Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS) is at

Prognostic Role of Histologic Regression in Primary Cutaneous Melanoma

Published on May 2, 2017

The prognosis for a melanoma is very closely correlated to how deeply it has invaded into the skin (“Breslow Depth”). The for deeper melanomas the risk of spead to lymph nodes is large enough to merit “sentinal node biopsy”. a

Anti-Aging Gene Identified in Melanoma Treatment

Published on March 23, 2017
Melanoma Treatment

At The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia researchers have discovered that an anti-diabetic drug stimulates an anti-aging gene which has the ability to restrain the progress of melanoma in older people. Melanoma is a common form of skin cancer that is seen more frequently in

The Impact of Mindfulness in Dermatology

Published on February 28, 2017

“Mindfulness” is defined as “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.” Recently, The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) published

Hand Surgery Santa Monica

Published on February 1, 2017
Hand Surgery

There is much focus on the face when it comes to aging and rejuvenation, but while many people are achieving the facial rejuvenation results they desire, meanwhile their hands are betraying the youthfulness of their face. The hands age just

New Discoveries on Extrinsic Skin Aging

Published on January 18, 2017
New Discoveries on Extrinsic Skin Aging

When talking about the way we age, we can discuss two avenues of cause: intrinsic aging or extrinsic aging. Intrinsic aging occurs due to internal physical and chronological factors, while extrinsic aging occurs due to external factors. Extrinsic aging has

Join Our Newsletter

Name (required)
Email (required)