Skin Treatments

chemical peel

Chemical peels are a great way to refresh and rejuvenate your appearance. But, if you’ve never had one before, you may have some questions about what to do before and after your peel. One of the most common questions we get is, “Can I wear makeup after a chemical peel?”…

In conversations about screen time, you’ve probably heard the warnings about damage to your eyes and effects on sleep or how too much TV or tablet time can harm your child’s development. But what about the impact of blue light on your skin? What Is Blue Light?  Blue light is…

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Many people experience sagging skin in the face, neck and under the chin as they age. It’s a common consequence of getting older. But, just because it happens to just about everyone doesn’t mean you have to live with it.  Dr. Peterson offers patients a new way to fight sagging…

sunscreen

You wear sunscreen to be safe from the damaging effects of the sun, right? But what if your sunscreen isn’t safe and can actually cause serious health issues such as cancer?  Just last week, Johnson & Johnson announced their voluntary recall of several types of aerosol spray sunscreens due to…

Once a person sustains a wound from an injury or even a surgical procedure, it may be evident sooner rather than later how badly the scar will develop after.  As scarring is a natural and very complex part of your wound healing, there’s not a lot you can do to…

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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.  Blue light — the type of light emitted from the screens of…

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…

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? What is Exfoliating?…

Although being home all the time can feel boring and you may be itching to get back to your routine, there actually are a lot of positives to being stuck at home. One thing to consider is trying out a new skin care routine. Adding new things in your skincare…

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…