Do I have Rosacea?

Do I have Rosacea? It is quite possible, since rosacea is a very common disorder. If you’re someone who continues to struggle with “acne” type bumps as an adult, it may actually be rosacea.  What is Rosacea? It is a skin condition that typically presents with redness and raised bumps on the face. The areas […]

Hair-loss Q&A: Alopecia Areata

What is Alopecia Areata? Alopecia areata is a type of hair-loss condition that is marked by a sudden loss of hair. On the scalp, patches are seen that are typically totally absent of hair. This can also happen on other parts of the body as well, and may not always be noticed by the affected […]

Do I have melasma?

What is melasma? Melasma is a condition characterized by brown spots on the skin, with the spots usually occurring on the face. Melasma is best known to happen in pregnant women (pregnancy mask), but it also occurs in women who are not pregnant. Though not as common, melasma happens in men as well. This condition […]

Laser Hair Removal Q & A

Lady with armpits clear of hair after treatment.

Laser Hair Removal Q & A How does the laser remove unwanted hair from my skin? Your hairs go through cycles, and in the normal situation most hairs are in a stage called anagen. This is the growth phase of your hair, and it is the longest stage of your hair’s life cycle. These are […]

Is Laser Genesis right for me?

A beautiful young woman is seen up-close before and after

What is Laser Genesis? Laser Genesis is a groundbreaking laser treatment that improves your skin texture and complexion. It does so by signaling your body’s ability to reverse the signs of aging in order to create a more youthful you. Created by Cutera, it is backed by years of science and results. How can Laser […]

What is Psoriasis?

Lady with rash on extensor arms, psoriasis

What is psoriasis?  Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that is marked by thick, red/pink, and flaky plaques. Classically these spots have a silverly scale. In patients with brown skin tones, the psoriasis plaques can appear more purple, brown, or even a grayish color. What causes psoriasis? No one knows exactly what causes psoriasis but […]