New treatment for double chin: Kybella® approved by FDA

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The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery reports that 70% of American adults consider submental fat, also known as a double chin, to be a key cosmetic concern. Until now, many have chosen to leave the problem untreated. A new cosmetic injectable medication may change all this when it becomes available this summer.

What is Kybella?

Kybella® is a non-invasive treatment that has been shown in two large clinical trials to be safe and effective when used for treatment of submental fat deposits. ...

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Laser Skin Resurfacing

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Who Should Consider Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing to a treatment that uses short, concentrated beams of light to remove layers of skin, resulting in reduction of facial wrinkles, blemishes, and acne scars. Your dermatologist at BHSkin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, or Encino may recommend this procedure if you are concerned about fine lines, wrinkles, or shallow acne scars on your face. A laser resurfacing procedure can be used to smooth out pigment irregularities in your complexion. The procedure is ...

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Cosmetic Dermatology Procedures Women Are Getting

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All women are beautiful. However, modern science has developed several cosmetic dermatology procedures to correct flaws, minimize scarring from acne, firm up drooping skin, and enhance what nature already provided. No longer the privilege of movie stars and the ultra-wealthy, there are so many cosmetic dermatology now available to both women and men of all ages. Though often not covered by insurance, most patients find the money well spent.  After these procedures, their self-worth and outlook on life greatly improves.

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Surgical Tattoo Removal Procedure

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Surgical tattoo removal is one available option for effectively getting rid of an unwanted tattoo. It is more invasive than laser treatment, but there are times when it may be an option to consider. A dermatological surgeon can make this recommendation based partly on the size and location of the tattoo as well as how deep the pigment is in the skin. Unlike laser therapy, surgery actually removes a tattoo rather than simply fading it. ...

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