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Screen Time and Skin Problems

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Do you need more reasons to put down your cellphone or another excuse to unplug? We've got one for you that you may have never thought of before: The blue light emitted by electronics can damage your skin. 

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Get the Most From Dermal Fillers


Do you want an easy, effective and dynamic aesthetic solution to reduce the signs of aging? Does such a thing exist? It sure does! You can lift, tighten and smooth your face with dermal fillers. Dermal fillers can also even reduce the appearance of future wrinkles. But how do you know if they're right for you? If you're worried about looking frozen or fake, don't worry. You're in good hands with Dr. Jack Peterson! Don't Go to Just Anyone

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Chemical vs. Mechanical Exfoliation


Exfoliation. It’s a term we’ve all heard before when reading blogs or watching videos about our skin care routines. It’s recommended before you shave and as an integral part of caring for your skin on a regular basis. But what is it and are there different types?

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Stuck at Home? These Skin Care Routines Can Perk Things Up!


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Aged Hands? Here’s How to Revitalize Them!


A lot of things change as we become older. That youthful glow that once eminated from our very pores begins to dim, leaving us feeling like life is leaving us behind. While many expect their face to take on a few wrinkles, or the gradual crawl of spider veins up our calves, our hands are a large part of our appearance and many are surprise to see the signs of aging appear there, as well. 

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Is Sunscreen Safe for the Environment?


We all care about the environment, and with people becoming conscious of their impact on the environment and how our daily lives affect it, it's critical that we take the necessary steps to protect our local ecosystems by promoting healthy practices to ensure its survival. Unfortunately, not everyone is quite on the "environmentally friendly" bandwagon just yet. That is why one popular tourist destination is taking action in order to ensure that the environment remains healthy for future generations. 

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Critical Collagen


Collagen is the most important - and the most abundant - protein in the human body. Why is it so critical? For one, it holds our organs and tissues in place. It also helps to give the skin its shape and structure. Collagen also plays a role in keeping the skin elastic and firm and in bringing it back to its original shape after being stretched out - even when we move our facial muscles!

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Even Out


When you look in the mirror, is your skin tone even? Or do you see some dark spots on your face or areas that are a little darker than others? If you see uneven areas or pigment, you're probably wondering how, when and why that happened. You're also likely wondering if Dr. Peterson can help. The good news is he can!

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Not Just Protection for the Skin


If there's one thing we are passionate beside plastic surgery and providing our patients the highest-quality care, it's reminding people about the importance of wearing sunscreen. Our reminder comes at the right time, too. It's summer, and Consumer Reports recently published its annual ratings for sunscreen products. According to the magazine, the top sunscreens are chemical-based versus products that are mineral-based. But before you buy a chemical-based sunscreen product, read this.

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Summer Bodies Are Made in Spring


Summer brings a lot of things: higher temperatures, sunshine and summer vacations. But for some, summer brings feelings of dread, too. Dread over the fact that it is bathing suit, shorts and tanktop season. If that makes you cringe, you're not alone. Many people feel the same way. But you don't want to stay inside all summer, and honestly, you're going to look silly wearing a sweatshirt at the pool. Instead of shying away from summer, embrace it confidently with a little help from Dr. Jack Peterson.

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Fabulous After Face-Lift


Have you had a face-lift? If so, we hope you love your results. You can keep enjoying your results and looking great in the future if you take some steps today to take care of your skin. Dr. Peterson offers patients some practical skin care tips to preserve both skin health and face-lift results in this blog.

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A Ripple Effect


You probably already know that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures can change how you look, but what else can they change? According to some researchers, additional benefits of plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments include job promotions, attracting potential new partners, gaining friends, and even increasing the change of being elected to office. Find out the benefits of plastic surgery procedures and the benefits of using Dr. Jack Peterson in this blog.

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Best Ways to Tighten the Skin

Struggling with sagging facial skin? Do you have jowls, wrinkles or creases? If you want to reverse the signs of facial aging, here's good news: There are many options for surgical face-lifts, non-invasive facial tightening and even facial exercises that may help revitalize your appearance and smooth your skin. But how do you know what really works? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions heard by Dr. Peterson about which treatments achieve long-lasting results.

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Still Time to Schedule Procedures for Summer

Summer is slowly winding down, but don't worry, there's still plenty of time left for swimming, vacations and fun. There is also still time to have minimally invasive aesthetic procedures, too! The summer is the perfect time to schedule the treatment you've been considering. Dr. Peterson offers a wide range of minimally invasive procedures that are great during the summer or any time of year.

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Eliminate Excess Skin

Have you lost a significant amount of weight? If so, congratulations! Are you struggling with excess skin after weight loss? Have you considered a body-lift procedure to remove excess skin and reshape your body? If you're thinking about a body-lift procedure but are unsure if you're a good candidate, read on!

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Does Sunscreen Go Bad?

Summer is in full swing! While you're making plans for vacation and other fun things, take a moment to think about sunscreen. While you're hunting down the tube of SPF 30 you bought last year (or was it the year before?), you may be asking yourself, "How long should I keep sunscreen before I have to throw it out?"

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Does Sunscreen Go Bad?

After a seemingly endless winter, it looks like we are skipping over spring and going full speed ahead for summer. While you're making plans for vacation and other fun things, take a moment to think about sunscreen. While you're hunting down the tube of SPF 30 you bought last year (or was it the year before?), you may be asking yourself, "How long should I keep sunscreen before I have to throw it out?"

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Microdermabrasion Recovery Tips

Thinking about microdermabrasion as a way to rejuvenate your skin and erase blemishes, signs of sun damage, acne scars or large pores?Microdermabrasion exfoliates the skin using microcrystals to slough away dead, damaged and dull skin cells. Microdermabrasion is an excellent way to freshen your face and get great skin, but you can maximize your results with a few simple tips from Dr. Peterson to help you recover and see results quickly.

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Will Photo Filters Mean the End of the Face-Lift?

Women in the U.K. are skipping plastic surgery and opting for social media filters instead, according to research from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

In its annual statistics, the organization reported that there were 28,315 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2017, an almost 8 percent decrease compared to 2016. Face-lift procedures for women alone dropped 44 percent.

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Valentine's Day Is a Great Time to Show Skin Some Love

You've probably just started to relax after a fast-paced holiday season, but don't get too comfortable. Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and it is a good time to think about doing something special for the one you love. Before you rush out and buy a gift or plan a romantic evening out for your partner, Dr. Peterson wants you to consider someone else you love this Valentine's Day: yourself! Dr. Peterson encourages all patients to take the time this Valentine's Day to love their skin.

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