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Dr. Hu ReNew360 Tips: Kybella

Hello, everyone! This week’s topic is “how to get rid of unwanted fat under the chin”.  I have many patients who are troubled by the fullness under the chin.

Nov 3rd, 2020
Third Acid that is Beneficial for Hyperpigmentation

Last we talked about Tranexamic Acid and Azelaic Acid. Both acids help with hyperpigmentation spots. Today I’d like to talk about the third acid called Kojic Acid which is available over the counter.

Oct 13th, 2020
Can Dark Spots be Treated?

Dark spots, or also known as hyperpigmentation, can happen to all of us no matter our age or skin type.

Sep 29th, 2020
Treatments Available for Our Hands

How to take care of our hands using treatments including chemical peel, laser treatment, radio frequency with micro-needling, and fillers.

Sep 15th, 2020
Tips for Taking Care of Our Hands

Hands are often forgotten when it comes to skin care, but they shouldn't be. Our hands are one of the first spots to reveal aging.

Sep 8th, 2020
Microneedling with Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

PRP is also known as a vampire facial or PRP facial. You may have also seen Kim Kardashian show off her secretes to looking young and beautiful after getting this treatment done!

Aug 25th, 2020
At Home Skin Therapy: LightStim

LightStim is LED light that helps repair skin by absorbing energy from the light, which is UV-free and beneficial energy for the skin. Helps with reduce fine lines/ wrinkles, acne, and pain relief.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Oral Sunscreen: Heliocare

Heliocare is a plant based dietary supplement made from Polypodium leucotomos fern extract. The extract helps increase the SPF in our skin and offers unique advantages of taking it orally and avoiding adverse reactions to topically applied sunscreens.

Jul 15th, 2020
Summer Skin Care Tip with Vitamin C

Summer skin care tip with Vitamin C! What does it do for our skin? How to pick a good Vitamin C product? How to use it? And how to store it?

Jul 9th, 2020
What You Need to Know About Selecting and Using Sunscreen

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so we want to take this opportunity to review how you can best protect yourself. While sunscreen provides a great first line of defense, selecting and using the right products matter.

May 12th, 2020
Don’t Believe These Myths About Acne

Acne affects 50 million Americans in any given year, making it the most common skin condition. Given its prevalence, it’s worth understanding the facts surrounding this condition, which starts by debunking some of the more common myths.

Apr 23rd, 2020
How to Remedy Eczema on Your Eyelids

Do you frequently have red, swollen, itchy eyelids? This could mean that you have eczema on your eyelids. Learn the symptoms and discover how to remedy eyelid eczema to get long-term relief from irritated eyes.

Feb 11th, 2020
When Should Your Mole Be Evaluated by a Dermatologist?

Virtually every adult has a few moles somewhere on their body. For most, these will never be an issue, even though the moles may change slightly in appearance over time. More rapid change, however, can be a sign of developing skin cancer.

Dec 1st, 2019
Why Experience Matters When It Comes to Administering Botox

You wouldn’t risk your medical care to someone underqualified, so why would you risk receiving Botox® injections from someone without adequate training and experience? Only qualified medical professionals should administer Botox. Here’s why.

Nov 1st, 2019
How to Manage Eczema

The itch and irritation of eczema can be unbearable and embarrassing. But don’t despair; many treatments are available that can help you to manage and live with your eczema.

Oct 1st, 2019
3 Solutions for Banishing Scars

Scarring is a normal part of the healing process. But, depending on their size and location, they can be emotionally and mentally devastating. If you have unwanted scars, these three treatments can get rid of them.

Sep 4th, 2019
CoolSculpting Eliminates Stubborn Fat Deposits Without Surgery

You want to look your best, especially for that upcoming wedding or reunion, but you’re still dealing with some fatty areas despite your recent weight loss. Try CoolSculpting, a revolutionary nonsurgical treatment that targets fat in specific areas.

Aug 6th, 2019
Get Fuller Lips With Juvéderm

If only you were born with Angelina Jolie’s lips, then maybe the subtle volume loss that occurs as you age wouldn’t be so noticeable. If you wish you had fuller lips, Juvéderm® can make those dreams come true.

Jul 12th, 2019
3 Acne Solutions That Work

Acne is a common skin condition that can affect you (and your self-esteem) at any age. If you’ve tried to get rid of acne on your own without success, it’s time to consult a dermatologist. Here are three professional solutions that work.

Mar 4th, 2019
What Should You Do During a Hives Breakout?

Hives is a skin rash that typically lasts for fewer than 24 hours, but it can be incredibly irritating, or, in some cases, a sign of a serious allergic reaction. You can identify hives by the presence of itchy patches of red skin, which may be spread...

Feb 12th, 2019
Living in Arizona: Tips for Preventing Skin Cancer

With the sun blaring down throughout the year, Arizona residents are exposed to potentially dangerous UV rays on a daily basis. If you live in the Grand Canyon State, use the following tips to prevent skin cancer while out in the sun...

Feb 12th, 2019
Drink More Water: Your Skin Will Thank You

Your skin displays your health status more than any other body feature. Water is an important source of hydration for your body. The youthfulness and radiance of your skin is dependent on how much water you drink each day. The body retains less water...

Feb 12th, 2019
Reasons Why You Should be Moisturizing- Every Day

Do you moisturize your skin every day? If you don’t, you should. Both men and women can find many benefits to using high quality facial moisturizer each day. Moisturizing your face will help you to look and feel younger, you will have softer, more...

Feb 12th, 2019
A Look at Common Adult Skin Problems

Adult skin problems can severely lower a person’s self-confidence. If you are suffering from any of the following skin issues, you should schedule an appointment with a dermatologist to find a solution that works for you...

Feb 12th, 2019
Acne Myths: What’s True and What Isn’t?

Research shows that about 17 million people in the U.S. suffer from acne in some form. This means there are lots of people looking for effective solutions to this skin condition. If you’re included in this group, you’ve probably tried a few methods that...

Feb 12th, 2019
Signs and Symptoms Your Skin Is Dehydrated

Water is essential for every area of the body. If you are not properly hydrating yourself, it will be evident on your skin. Look for the following signs and symptoms to figure out when you need to increase your daily water intake and visit the...

Feb 12th, 2019
Introducing: Radio Frequency (RF) Tissue Tightening!

Specialists in Dermatology now offers an exciting opportunity in the world of body contouring. Currently the first and only practice to offer this procedure in Tucson, Exilis is the latest advancement in FDA approved, noninvasive skin and tissue...

Feb 12th, 2019
Learn More about Exilis Tissue Tightening

The Exilis skin tightening procedure is designed to heat the fat in your body in order to tighten your skin. This type of procedure features an advanced cooling system and a monopolar radiofrequency system. It is designed to penetrate your fat cells...

Feb 12th, 2019
Cool Sculpting: How Does it Work?

Sometimes your body fat can be stubborn — no matter how many trips to the gym you take or how many crunches you do, that last bit of fat just won’t go away. When it feels like you’ve exhausted all of your options, another one pops up and challenges the...

Feb 12th, 2019
Get The Facts On Skin Cancer

What Is Skin Cancer? Skin cancer is a condition that occurs when the skin cells begin to grow abnormally. It typically develops on the areas that are exposed to the sun most frequently. It is estimated that there are 3.5 million people in the...

Feb 12th, 2019
Summer’s Coming Up: Protect Your Skin!

Spending hours outdoors in the hot Arizona sun can be extremely enjoyable, but also potential harmful and damaging to your body’s skin. Knowing how to protect your skin as summer approaches is a way to drastically reduce your chances of developing...

Feb 12th, 2019
Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition that causes repeated incidents of skin irritation. There are more than 13 million people who suffer from rosacea in the United States alone. Keep reading to learn more about this skin disorder and how to spot it...

Feb 12th, 2019
Smoking: Bad For Your Skin Too

Scientists have recently used pairs of twins to demonstrate the effects of smoking on the skin. One twin looks significantly older than the other. The apparently older twin is a chronic smoker. Cigarettes are widely regarded as bad for your heart...

Feb 12th, 2019
Rosacea: What You Need to Know

A condition that is characterized by a cycle of constant flare-ups and remission of skin irritation, rosacea is estimated to affect between 13 and 14 million people in the United States. The inflammatory skin condition is typically first observed in...

Feb 12th, 2019
UltraPulse Fractional Ablative Laser Resurfacing

Introducing our newest laser, the UltraPulse Fractional CO2 Ablative Laser. With minimal downtime and long-lasting effects, the UltraPulse is an excellent treatment for wrinkles, scarring, sun damage and more...

Feb 12th, 2019
Exploring Possible Triggers for Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that may cause redness, thickening of the skin, acne, and eye irritation, which will all take place in flare-ups that may be aggravated by certain triggers. The triggers and exact symptoms of rosacea will vary from...

Feb 12th, 2019
Reversing Sun Damage to Your Skin

Without the proper protection, your skin is very susceptible to sun damage. If you notice lines, wrinkles, or discoloration where you never saw it before, it might be time for some action. Keep reading to find out how you can reverse the signs of...

Feb 12th, 2019
Surprising Myths About Acne

Believing misconceptions about acne can keep you from finding a solution that can clear your skin. Keep reading to learn about some of the top acne myths and the truth behind them so you can get the complexion that you want..

Feb 12th, 2019
5 Skin-Care Myths Busted

With the influx of new skin-care products, anti-ageing treatments, and constant advice on how to treat your skin, it can be hard to know what really works. But fear not, for the following are a list of five skin-care myths, and the reality behind them...

Feb 8th, 2019
Obagi Products

Obagi is one of our top selling product lines. Obagi has systems that help hyperpigmentation, sun damage, rosacea and even acne. All the Obagi lines give amazing results...

Feb 8th, 2019
Things You Didn’t Know Caused Acne

The causes of acne can seem mysterious and elusive, but if you can pinpoint the culprits behind your breakouts, you can take steps toward prevention. Following are some unexpected causes of acne that are easily preventable...

Feb 8th, 2019
Lost limbs replaced with a pill? New research says maybe soon

Scientists have long wondered just what gives the young of all species an accelerated capacity to heal after injury. New research designed to answer this question brings us one step closer to developing treatments that will allow our bodies to repair...

Feb 1st, 2019