Men are currently considered one of the most rapidly growing demographic area in many fields of esthetics.  With this ever growing market, men too, want to look their best.  With long hours, thousands airline miles, or just even to hours ...

Some of us are in "awe" of the Aussies' sun-kissed, beach-ready laid-back, idyllic year round beauty.  Sometimes their every day look makes us even more jealous of their care-free approach.  Aussie's seem to value most  what's around them; whether it's ...

If you have ever noticed the Japanese culture, they seem to radiate an effortless beauty.  Their skin is like a fine porcelain, their hair is smooth and glossy, and no matter the time of day, their makeup looks flawless.  Science ...

Is the extreme summer heat causing your cold sores? Its very possible.
Cold sores are a pain, in more ways than one.  When your immune system is compromised, it is weakened. Everyday stress, hormones, or even environmental strain such as ...

Microneedling is a minimal invasive in-office treatment that can improve a variety of conditions relating to your skin. There are many different varieties of microneedling procedures, including the type of device and techniques used. Over the last 2 decades microneedling ...

When traveling, skincare is one of the last things on your mind.  However you may want to give it some thought.  The frigid air blast from the plane's air vents and the UVA exposure coming through the windows of your ...

IMPROVE THOSE “BAGS” UNDER YOUR EYES!

Tip #1

Avoid eating foods high in sodium for dinner.  Salty foods can increase the amount of fluid that is retained overnight, which can usually lead to eye puffiness in the morning.  If you cannot ...

Lotion or Cream? What is the better choice for you

Creams and lotions both serve as moisturizers. The main difference between the two is the amount of oil.  Creams always will have more added oils to them verses a lotion ...

Hats can be a fantastic accessory, and also a great beauty tool.  Hats can add flare to any stylish look, and double as a shield to protect your skin and hair from harmful Ultraviolet (UV) rays.  Hats can offer mild ...

Dirty Little Brushes

Many people wonder why, or how they can continue to have acne breakouts on their faces even while using premium makeup brands that claim to “fight" acne.  This entity, known as ACNE COSMETICA (acne due to ...

Load up on fresh melon!  Canatlope is "The" melon of choice for beautiful summer skin.  This sweet fresh fruit is rich in antioxidants and also will deliver hydration to your skin, which can result in a more radiant complexion.  The ...

Invest now in a good pair of sunglasses.  Sunglasses aren't just a fashion statement.  They protect your eyes from squinting, which can lead to future "crow's feet" or wrinkles.  If you already have developed fine lines or wrinkles, there are ...

     Pelleve is a FDA cleared professional treatment to treat facial wrinkles, and tightening of the skin (those arms, tummy, chin, chest) without surgery!  There is minimal recovery time, but no use of needles, minimal bruising, and depending on ...

We want to think we are not exposed to dangerous UV rays because of the cooler outdoor temperatures, or rainy weather. The truth is, the rays that cause premature skin aging are approximately the same strength year round and can ...

Although your skin is the largest organ on your body, it can also be very delicate. Your facial skin deserves special attention, which is why it is important to keep it healthy. Here are a few tips you can try ...

Free radicals are bad news for your skin. But are you aware of why these molecules are so damaging to your skin, and what they’re capable of?

 

Free radicals are uncharged molecules that are formed by normal bodily functions. ...

If you haven’t already guessed it, the ultimate makeup mistake you could make is to not remove your makeup before bed. We’re not talking about slipping up once or twice; we’re talking about consistently skipping makeup removal before bed because ...

Holding on to samples.

Always check the expiration date of your samples; most samples and testers have an early expiration date due to the expectation of using the product quickly.  Growth of bacteria in older products can lead to infections ...

 

Collagen makes up over 70% of the protein found in your skin. Everyone of all ages has collagen. Collagen keeps your skin plumped, resilient, youthful, and wrinkle free! Collagen is also vital to skin in the healing process. Other ...

Yes, you read that correctly, ice cubes can be used in moderation, and not just for that cool glass of lemonade! 

Use a small cube of ice to help soothe the pain from acne pimples. Ice will ...

 

Never forget how important it truly is to focus on sun and heat protection, in addition to maintaining your regular skin care routine. It can sometimes be a challenge knowing how to start switching over products for the summer ...

Summer time can give us visions of “carefree” days at the beach, tennis court, or even sitting in the stands.  Summer is a vital time to continue to be vigilant with your sun protection.   Even though we all desire those ...

Gold has been used throughout history to show power, social status, as well as fortune and fame.  Long gone are the days where gold was reserved for the wealthy and elite. Today gold can be found in the most unusual ...

One of many insider secrets to prepare before a big event is to exfoliate your skin (this can be done at home 2-3x weekly.)  Considering letting the professionals handle it? Call our Dallas office to schedule your microdermabrasion treatments and ...

So you’ve laid out your toners, acne gels, eye creams, serums, and moisturizers.  Your mind’s confused: is it cream first, then eye treatment or the other way around?  You’ve invested in your skincare, but forgot how to use it.

 

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Yep, you guessed it: poison ivy/poison oak.  Technically it’s not poisonous.  However, it is estimated that 85% of people could be highly allergic to this pesky vine.  Simply brushing up against one of these can have irritating results.  Lesions and ...

Spring hikes, all-day water park visits, or a lazy Sunday in the stands.  Stay ahead of the dreaded heat rash: this can be achieved by bringing extra clothing to change into, and giving that swimsuit a rest.  Hot, humid weather ...

Gone are the days of laying in the sun or tanning booth with baby oil, iodine, or even cooking oil.   Cute little freckles and being “kissed by the sun” are all forms of sun damage.  These may bring back fond ...

Rashes. Bug bites. Sun burns.  Other causes.  WHY ARE YOU ITCHING?

Very few things are more maddening than a mysterious itch.  Spring and summer are a prime time for a multitude of outdoor events.  From Easter egg hunts, garage sales, ...

This graphic symbol will help you identify the shelf life or expiration date of cosmetic products.  This is a suggestive time period the manufacturer has determined for a product to be best suited for use.  Once a product has been ...

The simple answer is no. Your skin doesn’t typically build up immunity to skincare products over time. They don’t just one day decide they aren’t going to work anymore.

 

If you are feeling like your routine is getting a ...

SPF stands for Sun Protective Factor. SPF numbers can range from as low as 2 to as high as 100 on your product. These numbers refer to the product’s ability to screen or block out the sun’s burning rays.

 

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Masks of all kinds, whether applied at home or professionally applied at a dermatologist's office are on the rise! With "selfies" and social media making sharing instantaneous, (#SundayFacial #SkinCare #SkinCareRoutine), quick and easy treatments such as masks are on the ...

What is the difference between professional and over the counter products?

Professional Products are usually made in smaller quantities to ensure absolute freshness and better results. A professional product’s shelf life is typically shorter.

Professionally produced products focus more on ...

Degradation of collagen during the healing process leads to various types of acne scarring. In most cases, there is a net destruction of collagen in the dermis that results in atrophic or depressed scars. Atrophic scars are classified according to ...

The approach to treatment of acne scarring should involve a comprehensive examination of the patient's skin identifying the current condition as well as discussion of the patient's concerns and tolerance of various treatments. Considerations include the presence of erythema, type, ...

Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory process localized to the sebaceous glands of the face, chest, back and upper arms. Increased sebum oil and bacteria accumulate in and around these glands causing infection and inflammation. This condition affects an overwhelming amount ...

Dark Circles under the eyes represent a major diagnostic and treatment challenge in the world of ant-aging. The causes of Dark Circles under the eyes can be extremely variable, therefore the treatment for our patients in Dallas can also be ...

As we age, skin loses collagen, elastin and essential proteins that keep our skin youthful. The following treatments are recommended for restoring and correcting aging skin. 

 

1. Anti-Aging Skincare Products- It is important to have an effective skin care ...

Dry skin can be an uncomfortable condition marked by scaly, itchy, and cracking skin. Often patients need an expert Dermatologist to get relief from and treat dry skin effectively. The following treatments are recommended to address dry skin.

1. Water ...

At our Dallas office we offer a variety of treatments for a wide range of acne conditions. The Following are a few options to consider when treating acne and acne scarring. 

1. Microdermabrasion- A painless procedure that mechanically exfoliates the ...

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States. Acne can occure with clogged pores. This blockage begins with dead skin cells. Normally, dead skin cells rise to the surface of the pore and your body ...

Your skin changes as you age. You might notice age spots, wrinkles, tone and texture changes, and dull, dry skin. Your skin also becomes thinner and loses volume making it less plump and smooth. Although it is not possible to ...

Dry skin is a condition almost everyone experiences, especially as we get older. Dry skin can result in flaking of the skin on the face, arms, and legs. The skin does not have the same properties at age 60 as ...

1. All Laser Hair Removal devices are not created equal: It is important to research and find the appropriate device that will give you the safest and most effective treatment for you skin type.

2. Know your skin type (ethnicity): ...

Photo Facial, more commonly known as IPL treatments, is a light based treatment that gently heats the upper layer of the dermis. IPL can treat a wide variety of skins problems. It can be used for diffusing redness associated with ...

Radio Frequency is a non-ablative treatment that heats the deep layers of your skin without damaging the top layer, known as the epidermis. The heat can cause the collagen in your skin to contract and tighten, which can result in ...

Top 10 Benefits of Water in Skincare

1. Water keeps cells hydrated

2. Water plumps the skin making wrinkles less noticeable

3. Water can flush out impurities and toxins to keep your skin fresh and clean

4. Water is an ...

It is well known that collagen, an essential protein produced in the human body, is responsible for our skin's strength and elasticity. As we age, our body's collagen production decreases which leave us with wrinkles, fine lines, and loss of ...

1. Fruits- Foods such as berries, oranges, apples, and papayas protect the skin by limiting production of free radicals which damage skin.

2. Nuts- Fatty acids fround in nuts such as almonds and brazlian nuts help create healthy, supple skin

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The sun usually acts as the number one factor in the aging of your skin. Ultraviolet rays cause photo aging of the skin, which is characterized by discoloration and the breaking down of collagen contributing to fine lines, wrinkles, and ...

In skincare, one of the most commonly asked questions we hear is how to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores? Often, genetics plays a role in people who suffer from enlarged pores. Other causes can be dirt and oil trapped ...

Not only are facials extremely beneficial to the overall health of your skin, facials are also an enjoying and relaxing experience. Upon meeting with our professional skin care expert in our Dallas office, you will have a consultation and a ...

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness (flushing), and sometimes produces small bumps that may resemble acne. Many people with rosacea may not even know they have this condition or that it is treatable. ...

Women can experience hair loss or thinning for several reasons, such as medications, stress, inappropriate use of hair products, pregnancy, chemotherapy treatment, surgery, hormonal changes, alopecia areata, or heredity.  It can be mild to severe, but ...

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light, also known as photofacial) is light therapy, which can improve several skin conditions caused by aging, sunlight, or genetics.

 

Top 5 conditions treated with IPL:

  1. sun-damage
  2. rosacea
  3. enlarged pores
  4. facial ...

As one ages there can be a loss of volume and fat in the face, especially along the cheekbone. Volume can be replaced in this area with injectable filler and can last up to two years ...

Lasers for hair removal target the pigment in the hair, so the darker the hair the better they respond to treatment. The color of the skin also plays a factor in the effectiveness of the laser ...

There are some risks with any laser treatment, but laser tattoo removal in Dallas is a safe treatment when performed by a qualified doctor, such as a board certified dermatologist with experience with tattoo removal. Some ...

Botox and Dysport are both forms of Botulinum Toxin A. They vary slightly with their own components, onset of action, and radius of migration. Patients have reported that Dysport seems to take effect a little quicker, ...

Our advanced radiofrequency device is for the treatment of mild to moderate facial wrinkles and rhytids: and for the body, the PelleFirm reduces the appearance of cellulite, for both men and women. Pellevé delivers energy to ...

Small red blood vessels, commonly known as “spider veins”, found on the face or nose can easily be treated by either a laser or IPL (Intense Pulsed Light). These capillaries are more visible due to dilation, ...

Botox is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium. Once injected into the targeted facial muscles, the protein blocks the signal from the nerve ending to the muscle, which prevents the muscle from contracting. ...

LED (Light  Emitting Diodes) is commonly used for treating acne in Dallas. The blue light LED works by eliminating the p. acne bacteria that is responsible for causing inflammatory acne. Then the red LED helps reduce ...

Men and women can develop stretch marks (striae) on several areas of their bodies, including the abdominal area, thighs, hips, breasts, upper arms and lower back. When stretch marks first appear they are purple or reddish ...

Microneedling in Dallas is a minimally invasive skin treatment that has significant benefits. During the treatment, a hand piece with fine needles rolls gently across the skin creating microscopic channels that allow a medical grade solution ...

Microdermabrasion is an optimal treatment for dull skin in Dallas.  It is a painless procedure that mechanically exfoliates the top layer (stratum corneum) of dead skin cells. It is a simple quick skin treatment that increases ...

How is one diagnosed with melasma?

Melasma can be diagnosed by a Dermatologist in Dallas based upon the appearance of the skin, medical history (pregnancies, hormones, medications, etc.), specialized photos, and the use of a Wood’s ...

There are different kinds of acne: whiteheads, blackheads, papules (red bumps), pustules, and cysts. Knowing what kind of acne one has helps determine the best course of treatment. Whiteheads are fairly small blemishes with white “heads” ...

Rosacea is a common skin condition that normally develops in one’s teens or 20s and may become worse in the 30s or 40s. There is no cure, but rosacea can be treated in order to reduce ...

Hair loss is a common condition that affects a majority of people at some time or another in their lives. The majority of the time it is genetic (also called Androgenetic Alopecia), but it can also ...

Although skin tags and warts are both skin growths, there are several differences. Skin tags grow outward from the surface of the skin and may have the shape of a small-deflated balloon. They are caused by ...

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light), also known as photo facial, treatments in Dallas can make pores look smaller. This light therapy is able to reach the second layer of the skin and can stimulate collagen production causing ...

Repeated movement, such as kissing, whistling, smoking, or drinking from straws, causes vertical lip lines. These lines are also a result of sun damage and loss of elasticity. Superficial dermal fillers can be a successful treatment ...

1.What is radio frequency used for?

It is non-ablative treatment of mild to moderate facial wrinkles using an energy based device (EBD).

It also provides temporary reduction in the appearance of cellulite on the body.

2. Does radio frequency hurt?

This ...

With laser hair removal (LHR) in Dallas, one would experience permanent hair reduction. LHR is a very effective treatment to reduce dark hair on all skin types. The pigment of the hair follicle absorbs the laser ...

Frequently Asked Questions

How many treatments will it take?

Multiple treatments are often needed to achieve the desired results for the tattoo removal and usually require a MINIMUM of 6-10 treatments for our Dallas ...

A daily skin care regimen is important for optimal skin health. The skin is exposed to the harsh elements of the environment in Dallas and to internal elements such as stress or poor diet. The first ...

LED (Light Admitted Diode) is a non-invasive light therapy that is used for a variety of conditions. In Dallas, LED treatment can be used to treat acne, hair loss, inflammation/redness due to rosacea or burns, and ...

There are treatment options in Dallas for stretch marks. Stretch marks occur due to excessive or rapid stretching of the skin, mainly resulting from pregnancy, weight lifting, growth, rapid changes in weight, or steroid use. Their ...

Acne is a common condition that affects a majority of the population. There is a new effective laser treatment for acne in Dallas. This therapy works for all skin types, for patients that have not responded ...

Treatment for rosacea in Dallas concentrates on reducing the symptoms and controlling the triggers that can exacerbate the condition. Rosacea can range from mild to severe. Rosacea is a common skin condition that appears as red ...

Micro-needling is one of the best anti-aging treatments in Dallas. Dermal microneedling with the added benefit of simultaneous active infusion of topical high-grade active ingredients near the dermal layer can achieve optimal results. Micro-channels are created ...

Melasma is a common localized hyperpigmentation skin condition. It is caused by overproduction of pigment in the skin, typically in women resulting from hormonal changes and/or pregnancy, birth control pills, and sun exposure. It appears patchy ...

1)   See a board certified dermatologist for Botox® injections. A dermatologist is more experienced and familiar with skin and skin functions than other health care professionals.

2)   If you are just beginning to get Botox®, start off conservatively getting a ...

Treatment for sun-damaged skin in Dallas varies. Excessive sun exposure throughout life causes premature aging, resulting in dry, thin, pigmented (sun spots) skin along with deep wrinkles.

There are several treatment options your dermatologist will consider to help reduce the ...

There are several dermatology options for filler for the lips in Dallas if you are considering lip augmentation.

Choosing the correct filler for lip augmentation should be individualized for each patient. There are various factors your ...

Sagging jowls are caused by decreased laxity in the skin. As one ages, the skin cells ability to retain water decreases and the skin becomes drier and it stretches. Collagen production decreases as well, resulting in the skin losing fullness ...

Top 10 Reasons to Get Laser Hair Removal at a Dermatologist Office in Dallas:

1)   Have a proper skin and hair exam

2)   Evaluation of potentially suspicious moles before laser treatment

3)   Diagnosis of pseudofolliculitits barbae

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Treatment for dark circles under the eyes is a challenge for dermatologists and plastic surgeons in Dallas.  Dark circles under the eyes are typically more a cosmetic than a medical concern. The exact etiology of dark ...

Light Emitting Diode (LED) therapy may be used for a variety of conditions including treatment for acne, inflammation after cosmetic procedures, and burns. Different wavelengths target specific conditions, effectively treating the affected area(s). LED can and ...

There are a variety of treatments for broken capillaries and redness in Dallas, varying from patient to patient. Capillaries are red in appearance and are usually visible directly underneath the skin. They can occur anywhere on ...

There are a variety of skin tightening treatments in Dallas that are non-surgical and can help achieve a more youthful appearance.  As one ages the skin loses collagen, elasticity, and its ability to retain as much ...

Acne vulgaris ("zits" or "pimples") affects nearly 100% of the population at some point. Although acne primarily affects adolescents, for many it can continue into adulthood. For some, acne is mild and transient; but for others, ...

Melasma is an acquired disorder of hyperpigmentation that primarily affects the sun-exposed areas of the forehead, upper lips, cheeks, and chin. It can have different clinical patterns and occur at various depths. There are multiple forms ...

Skin tag removal in Dallas is a quick and easy procedure. Skin tags are very common and appear at the base of the neck, underarms, groin folds, under breasts, and areas where skin rubs against skin. ...

Laser tattoo removal in Dallas can be an effective treatment for removing unsightly tattoos. This procedure works by us Q-switch lasers to direct certain wavelengths of light to the tattoo ink without damaging the surrounding skin. ...

Treatment for hair loss (alopecia) in Dallas varies from patient to patient. Hair loss occurs in both men and women, can be complete or partial, and can occur on the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, or other hair ...

Botox treatments in Dallas reduce fine lines by decreasing the activity of the muscles that cause the fine lines and wrinkles. It is FDA approved for the treatment of moderate to severe frown lines in patients ...

Stretch marks (striae) are very common and occur in both men and women. They may be due to rapid changes in weight, pregnancy, steroid therapy, or other causes. They can be considered a form of scarring ...

IPL (photo-facial) is an effective treatment for Rosacea in Dallas. It can help reduce and control the facial flushing/redness, pustules (bumps) resembling acne, and broken blood vessels.  Along with these treatments, it ...

Lip augmentation in Dallas is a highly desired procedure. Fuller lips, a sign of youth, can be achieved using dermal fillers, which increase the volume of the lips giving a more youthful appearance. It is important not to overfill, which ...

Microdermabrasion is an excellent mechanical alternative to chemical peels. The disposable one time use crystal free exfoliation tips remove the “dead”, outermost layer of the skin. The skin exfoliation process helps reveal new skin cells that ...

DermaFrac, or Dermal Fractional Infusion Therapy, is a microneedling procedure with simultaneous infusion of various solutions. This new procedure in Dallas may help with fine lines and wrinkles, collagen, hydration, skin rejuvenation, and pigment. The hand piece uses ...

BUY ONE Syringe of filler, & GET second syringe 1/2 OFF!!

Pucker Up!! Always wanted natural looking luscious lips? Dermal fillers can help plump your lips giving a more hydrated, youthful appearance without looking over done.

Dermal ...

Sun damaged skin can produce “brown spots” which can be treated with an IPL photofacial in Dallas. This is a non-invasive treatment that targets the benign pigmented spots, reducing their appearance. This light based therapy can also reduce ...

Radiofrequency has become one of the newest energy based devices for cellulite treatment in Dallas. It is an FDA approved, noninvasive treatment for the temporary reduction of cellulite and can result in a smooth body tone. Common treated ...

Laser Hair Removal is one of the most sought after treatments in Dallas. It is a safe and effective treatment for reducing unwanted hair for all skin types. Patients with darker skin types and ethnic skin must be ...

April Showers Bring, ... Savings On Dysport!

During the month of April, Spring Showers will bring you Savings, Savings, Savings on Dysport treatments. Whether you'd like two, three or four areas treated, there are savings for you. Just follow these simple steps:

1. Decide ...

Why You Will Care About Radiofrequency

You may not understand a thing about Radiofrequency. Why should you care about it? Below is a summary to help you decide:

If you are interested in having more youthful looking skin, read on. ...

Fighting the aging process is an ongoing battle. One of the toughest signs of aging to fight is sagging skin of the neck and jawline. The aging process combined with gravity over time causes sagging of the skin which results ...

ARE YOUR HANDS GIVING AWAY YOUR AGE?  The appearance of your hands can dramatically show your true age. Just like your face, your hands require special attention to maintain a youthful appearance. You put so much effort into keeping your face looking youthful, why neglect your hands? Some people develop dark spots ...

Dr. Martin Kassir's published, peer reviewed article in the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, Photofacial (IPL) treatment for Rosacea.

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