Dermatology So Cal Blog

Medical Spa Treatments Pt: 2: UltraShape

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Lose The Stubborn Belly Fat

Psst – want a quick, easy way to get rid of that stubborn layer of fat? Dermatology specialists will tell you that one way to help is to get an UltraShape treatment. Offered by dermatologists and available from your local boutique medical spa, UltraShape destroys the fat cells located in the abdomen area.

Other areas of the body can also be treated, such as “love handles”, “genecomastia” (enlargement of male breast tissue), and other stubborn fatty areas of the body.

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Topics: Fat Reduction

Dermatology Specialists Explain Acne Treatment Options: Non-Medication

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 24, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Preventing Breakouts

The process by which blemishes develop is for the most part highly unknown and highly intricate.

There have been many studies done to prove that there are ways to manipulate the process.

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Topics: Acne

Medical Spa Treatments Pt. 1: VelaShape III

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A day at the spa sounds like just the ticket to counteract the stress of modern living. If it's a medical spa, however, you'll be able to take advantage of services beyond such niceties as a massage or pedicure. At Dermatology Group of Southern California, Inc., those “little extras” include VelaShape III, a unique body contouring treatment.

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Topics: Laser Skin Care

Dermatology Specialists Explain Acne Treatment Options: Medication

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Acne: the bane of many teenagers' lives. This skin condition isn't confined to teens, however, as adults and even younger children may also develop pimples, blackheads and pus-filled lumps on the face, chest and shoulders. In addition to lifestyle changes, dermatology specialists may recommend medications, especially for serious or persistent acne. Medications include over-the-counter and prescription remedies in oral or topical form.

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Topics: Acne

What Dermatology Consultants Want You To Know About Fillers

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 10, 2016 10:32:40 AM

Dermatologists use fillers for a variety of reasons, including eliminating wrinkles and giving skin a smoother, more youthful appearance. They add fullness to the face by increasing volume and filling out areas that may have loose skin or hollows. As the body gets older, subcutaneous fat is lost, exposing facial muscles that lie close to the skin's surface. This allows wrinkles to form and making the skin look older than it should.

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Topics: Botox and Fillers

Homeopathic Remedies for Acne

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Living with acne can be frustrating, painful, and lower a person's self-confidence. It is most commonly seen in young people between the ages of 12 to 24, making it particularly difficult for teenagers. Many may outgrow the acne, but the most commonly asked question is if they will outgrow their acne flare-ups. First and foremost, you should consult with a dermatology specialist to determine the severity of your acne and to set-up the most appropriate treatment regimen for your skin. You should also speak with your dermatology specialist if you are considering any changes to your treatment regimen. 

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Topics: Acne

Skin Cancer: Incidence, Prevalence, and Mortality

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM


Skin cancer, the most common type of all cancers, comes in many different forms and often starts off as changes to the skin. It can come in the form of new growths or precancerous lesions. Understanding the nature of your cancer is imperative to implementing the most effective treatment plan and your prognosis. It is also the most easily curable cancer if found and treated early.

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Topics: Skin Cancer

What You Need to Know About Any Alternative Acne Treatment

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Mar 1, 2016 9:20:44 AM


It is rare for a teenager to never develop a pimple. For some teens, and even some older adults, acne can become a serious problem. A variety of treatment options are available, but sometimes there are differences of opinion about the best way to treat this condition. A dermatology specialist can discuss these with parent and teen.

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Topics: Acne

Current Rosacea Remedies That Help Restore Confidence

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Feb 25, 2016 10:28:49 AM


Skin conditions can be frustrating to live with. If you have rosacea, looking in a mirror can be disheartening. However, rosacea remedies are available, and you may be able to avoid a visit to the skin clinic and self-manage the condition so “triggers” don't make the problem worse.

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Topics: Laser Skin Care

Your Skin and Cancer

Posted by Dermatology Group of SoCal on Jan 7, 2016 12:47:31 PM

Summertime is a magical part of the year. Trips to the beach, hanging out by the pool, throwing frisbees in the park are seasonal traditions that most people enjoy. And then there is the sun. While sunlight feels magical on our skin, it poses a health risk that cannot be ignored. Here are a few facts everyone should know about skin cancer and the sun according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

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Topics: Insider, Laser Skin Care