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I have just returned from a trip to southwest France (midi- Pyrenees) to visit Pierre Fabre skin care company and research facilities including the source of the Avene products – a village called Avene, France.  All Avene products have high concentrations of the Avene thermal spring water – known for its healing properties for the skin since Read More →

Laurie-Nelson

In general, the food you eat is not thought to make acne worse or better, but a recent report questions the role of chocolate in worsening acne – specifically chocolate made of 100% cacao. Previous studies have not shown a link between acne and chocolate, but these negative studies were conducted with chocolate candy, which Read More →

Skin-Cancer-Prevention

Vitamin D and Calcium supplementation may reduce risk of melanoma in women with history of skin cancer. In an abstract presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in February, researchers reported findings of decreased risk of melanoma in women with history of basal cell or squamous cell cancer of the skin if they Read More →

CSLsunscreencleanser

So you have been diligent about using your acne creams but are still having significant breakouts – what next? Often additional measures are needed to get the best results. Acne facials are not just a luxury – they are frequently essential to clear clogged pores or blackheads known medically as comedomes. Chemical peels can penetrate Read More →

Snow

Heading South This Spring Break? – Take along sunblock and sun protective clothing! The sun in Florida and the Caribbean can be quite strong particularly when combined with long exposure and reflection off sand and water. Don’t let a sunburn ruin your break! Apply broad spectrum sunblock at least 15 minutes before sun exposure Apply Read More →

Hitting the Slopes this Spring Break? – Don’t forget the sunblock and moisturizer! Outdoor winter sports can be problematic for your skin from both cold and wind exposure as well as UV exposure from the sun. A broad spectrum sunblock is needed even on a cloudy day in the winter. The higher altitude and reflection Read More →

CIMG

A Glass of Red Wine a Day to Keep the Doctor Away? Well maybe not, but many studies have shown the health and skin benefits of drinking wine – red wine in particular. I am thinking of this subject as I unload cases of wine from a recent trip to Napa and Sonoma, California. My Read More →

Leigh-Anne

I’m Leigh Anne,the laser care specialist, wth Dr. Rostan’s office. I love to get my patient’s on the skincare line from Neocutis.  Their products are antiaging and designed for sensitive skin.Most of the patients I see for laser suffer from Rosacea, facial redness and Sundamage. The Biogel and Biocream are great products to soothe and Read More →

Spring Awakening for Your Skin After a long winter, your skin may seem lusterless, dry and dull. As you (hopefully) store away those heavy winter sweaters and refresh your spring wardrobe with lighter fabrics and brighter colors, consider brightening and refreshing your skin as well. Dry dull skin can be refreshed with a series of Read More →

Sunscreen does Prevent Melanoma Skin Cancer! Recently reported findings from a study done in Queensland, Australia show that daily sun screen use reduces the incidence of melanoma. The study followed participants for 10 years after a 5 year study of sunscreen use. The participants in the daily sunscreen group had half as many melanomas as Read More →

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Please join us for our Open House! Thursday, February 10th 10am-7pm Skincare Consultations Live Demonstrations Amazing Discounts Gift Bags Raffles all day long! Stop by at any point in the day, we would love to see you!

Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in cosmetic skin care. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and patient Read More →