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Voluma™ XC in Los Angeles

The aging process affects many aspects of our face, but one of the most noticeable changes is the loss of volume. Several injectable fillers, including others from Juvederm®, have been developed to replace lost volume in the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, but no filler has before now been FDA-approved for use in the cheek area. Juvéderm Voluma™ XC is the first and only FDA-approved filler to treat volume loss in the cheek area (apex, apple, and hallow). It is different from Juvederm XC as Juvederm XC is for use in a different area of the face; it is only used to smooth wrinkles away from the nose and mouth area. Instead of using the filler as merely a way to fill wrinkles, Voluma™ XC will gently lift the face and replace lost volume using hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally occurring, hydrating compound in the skin. As the skin ages, it loses HA molecules, causing the skin to lose structure and volume. By injecting Voluma™ XC, a skilled doctor can help restore the lost volume in the cheeks, lifting the face and giving patients a more youthful, rejuvenated appearance. (more…)

Blu-U Blue Light Acne Treatment LA

Acne, especially on the face, can be one of the most anxiety-causing skin conditions. It is a common skin problem that affects both teenagers and adults. Specially designed to treat individuals of all ages, the Blu-U Blue Light is a state-of-the-art acne treatment that can dramatically improve the skin’s appearance and diminish acne breakouts. Used alone or in combination with Levulan, the Blu-U Blue Light is an FDA approved acne treatment procedure that produces significant results in only a few short sessions. The Blu-U Blue Light is an FDA-approved acne treatment that uses a special blue violet light to target acne. The light specifically destroys the bacteria that cause acne, P. acnes. (more…)

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