Vampire facials: The new wave of skincare

When you have a busy schedule, sometimes it’s easy to neglect your basic skin care needs. Ongoing skin care is important to your skin’s health since it can be subject to such harsh elements such as the summer sun and heat and the harsh winter cold- especially here in...

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Check Yourself for Skin Cancer Regularly

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting more than three million people each year. With its sunny climate, California has one of the higher rates of skin cancer in the United States. While the team at skinMEDx Medical Skin & Aesthetic...

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KYBELLA® Double Chin Treatment: What You Need to Know

Most people have one or two areas on their body where it’s extremely hard to lose fat. One of the most common problem areas is underneath the chin. This can lead to submental fullness, commonly referred to as “double chin.” At skinMEDx Medical Skin & Aesthetic Center...

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The Rising Popularity of Cheek Fillers

As we grow older, our cheeks naturally lose volume. Doctors refer to this as “midface volume loss.” In the past, the only long-term solution to cheek volume loss was cheek implants. That’s because effective cheek filler treatments only lasted for a few months. But...

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Can a Simple Psoriasis Treatment Really Be Effective?

If you have psoriasis, you know that it is one of the most difficult skin conditions to manage. Over-the-counter creams and lotions only ever seem to bring temporary relief from itching and irritation. And the appearance of inflamed, flaky, or scaly skin can make you...

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How can an Acne Dermatologist Give You Clearer Skin?

While acne is most commonly thought of as a teenage problem, it can persist into your twenties and beyond. At skinMEDx Medical Skin & Aesthetic Center, our acne dermatologist services have helped Ladera Ranch-area residents of all ages achieve clearer, smoother skin —...

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Is Radiesse Filler Safe?

Is Radiesse Filler Safe?

At Medx, we are a big fan of Radiesse. This injectable dermal filler does a great job of plumping up the skin and reducing deep wrinkles like the jowls and the nasolabial folds (those lines that run from your nose to your mouth). Research has also shown that Radiesse...

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Is There a Cure for Vitiligo?

Is There a Cure for Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes the skin to lose pigmentation in patches all over the body. It is more common than you might think, but many people with vitiligo take great pains to cover it up. Though vitiligo is not physically harmful, it can cause a person...

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Can I Get Rid of Acne Scars?

Can I Get Rid of Acne Scars?

The only thing worse than having a face full of pimples is the unsightly scars they leave behind. Long after your teenage acne has (finally) gone away, you may still feel embarrassed or self-conscious about the acne scars on your face, chest, or back. Is there...

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Why Do Adults Get Acne?

Why Do Adults Get Acne?

High school is long over, so why are your teenage zits sticking around? According to the National Institute of Health, roughly 80% of people between the ages of 11 and 30 experience acne breakouts. For an unfortunate few, however, the pimples keep on coming long after...

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Is It Time for a Photofacial?

Is It Time for a Photofacial?

You love the way a traditional facial treatment makes the skin of your face look and feel, but have you ever tried a photofacial? It’s time to set aside the creams, clays, and seaweed. A photofacial is a light-based treatment that uses intense pulsed light (IPL) to...

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Venus Legacy During Weight Loss

Venus Legacy During Weight Loss

When you are losing weight you may need help with your skin tightness and the Venus Legacy is your best choice. Venus Legacy TM treatments can be applied to the face, neck and on the body. Each non-invasive treatment takes about 30 minutes and allows you to get back...

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Get Rid of That Hair Before Summer

Get Rid of That Hair Before Summer

Summer is almost here, which means you will probably end up in a bathing suit in front of your friends soon (if it hasn’t already happened). Are you tired of shaving and waxing away all of your unsightly hair or feeling self-conscious about it? Ladies, we are expected...

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Viva for Acne Scars

Viva for Acne Scars

  Venus Viva™  was Created by a team of seasoned executives and researchers, the Venus Viva is a non-invasive way to improve your skin to match your perfect vision. Skin resurfacing shouldn’t cost you thousands of dollars and it shouldn’t be painful, which is why...

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What is Sclerotherapy?

What is Sclerotherapy?

You have some spider veins on your legs and you are wondering how you can get rid of them to have smoother looking beautiful legs. The veins can happen over time from different factors in your life and now you can use the following to help improve the look of your...

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Beautiful Toenails for the Summer – Stop Fungus Now

Beautiful Toenails for the Summer – Stop Fungus Now

You want to have beautiful feet for the pool or beach this summer so if you see any fungus starting on your toenails you need to get it treated right away.  While you can't avoid contact with the microscopic organisms that cause toenail fungus, keeping your feet clean...

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Latisse to  Grow longer Fuller Eye Lashes

Latisse to Grow longer Fuller Eye Lashes

Have you been thinking that your eyelashes are short and not full enough.  There is a solution: According to studies, Latisse lengthens, thickens and darkens eyelashes via a process that isn't fully understood. Like the hair on your head, eyelashes sprout, grow for a...

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Kybella to Help Improve Appearance of a Double Chin

Kybella to Help Improve Appearance of a Double Chin

What is KYBELLA®? KYBELLA® is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.” It is not known if KYBELLA® is safe and effective for use outside of the...

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Conditions Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

Conditions Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Prolotherapy in Regenerative Medicine Article Background, Theory and Protocols Article By:  Donna D. Alderman, DO, Robert W. Alexander, MD, DMD, FICS, Gerald R. Harris, DO, Patrick C. Astourian, MS,   PA-C A quote from the article: "Stem cell Prolotherapy...

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Prepare for Summer by Getting the Facts on Sunscreen

Prepare for Summer by Getting the Facts on Sunscreen

Who needs sunscreen? According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), everyone needs sunscreen regardless of all skin color and race. More than 2 million people each year are diagnosed with skin cancer. Many of these cases could have been prevented by using...

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That occasional facial redness could be Rosacea

That occasional facial redness could be Rosacea

What is it? Rosacea is a common vascular facial skin problem that is most common in adults over the age of 30. Symptoms can present themselves in a variety of ways: The most common symptom of Rosacea is facial redness or flushing. This occurs most frequently in people...

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Belotero Dermal Filler

Belotero Dermal Filler

Introducing Belotero® Dermal Filler – Instantly and naturally smooth fine lines and wrinkles! We are very excited to introduce Belotero, the newest hyaluronic acid filler recently approved by the FDA and available right here in our office in Ladera Ranch. It is the...

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