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Accutane – The Answer for Acne?

Accutane, otherwise known as Isotretinoin, is a powerful drug used in the treatment of severe acne, or acne that is not responsive to typical treatments. The word acne may have you thinking this is a drug just for teenagers, but Accutane is prescribed for patients of all ages. It is a derivative of Vitamin A Read More

Low Dose Accutane: Results without side effects? Too good to be true?

Last time we talked about Accutane, we talked about the drug’s effectiveness in treating moderate to severe acne, typically the cystic acne of the teenage years. Accutane is a great treatment option for this otherwise difficult skin condition. However, it often comes with side effects such as dry eyes, nose and lips, muscle aches, etc. Read More

Memphis Sun Safety: Protecting Your Skin

Sunscreen vs Sunblock – The weather can be misleading and, despite the lower than normal temperatures this year, you should always remember UV is present even when it is cloudy and cold. Many weather forecasts provide a UV index which is an indicator to the level of UV penetration. There are two kinds of UV, Read More

Has Winter Dried Out Your Skin? – Top Dry Skin Tips

In winter, and its low humidity, your skin can easily dry out. Here are some tips on how to prevent dry skin or keep it from getting worse. Do not use hot water. Hot water removes your natural skin oils more quickly. Warm water is best for bathing. Use a gentle cleanser. Soaps can strip Read More

How does a young man turn his life around and get a fresh start?

by Linda K. Bourassa. At the early age of 9 years old, the young man of our story was lured into a gang. Gang life led him to criminal activity, trouble with the law and gunfire attacks on his family’s home. His distraught mother was able to get him relocated to another state to live Read More

What to Expect During Your First Visit With A Cosmetic Surgeon Or Aesthetician

Over six million Americans undergo cosmetic procedures every year. Finding the right cosmetic surgeon will make a difference in how satisfied you are with the results of your cosmetic procedures. The first step is to do some research in order to find the right cosmetic surgeon or aesthetician for you. Next, it’s time to make Read More

Beauty and Botox

Did you know that BOTOX injections are one of the most popular procedures in cosmetic surgery today? In fact, Botox injections far outnumber breast augmentation and rhinoplasty (cosmetic surgery on the nose), as the most preferred aesthetic surgical procedure. In western culture, attractiveness is closely wedded to youthfulness. The appearance of wrinkles on the face Read More