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Do you know how to apply sunscreen to your face?

Do you remember the bright pink “zink” sunscreen from the 1980’s?  This is actually a physical blocking sunscreen.  Why is this important?  Well, physical blocking sunscreens sit on the surface of the skin and reflect UV light away your skin cells in order to prevent Ultraviolet Light (UV) induced damage.  I often hear from patients at my Austin plastic surgery practice, that physical blocking sunscreen that contains zinc- don’t rub in well.  Actually, the newer agents like Theraderm Platinum 43 … Continue Reading

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Brown Spots: A Comprehensive Treatment Plan

At our skin care center in Austin I am frequently asked about melasma? Melasma is a light to dark skin discoloration that appears on sun-exposed areas of the face. Although it can affect anyone, Melasma is particularly common in women, especially pregnant woman and those who are taking oral or patch contraceptives. During pregnancy it is commonly known as the “mask of pregnancy” and often improves when hormone levels drop after pregnancy or when alternating methods of birth control. Affected … Continue Reading

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The Piazza Center Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas

Christmas will be here before we know it, so I decided to create The Piazza Gift-Giving Guide with the hopes of making gift giving a little easier this year. The Piazza Premiere Card is an easy gift that keeps on giving. It’s a rewards program where you receive points on any skin care treatment, BOTOX, laser hair removal, dermal filler, Sculptra Aesthetic, photofacials, and skin care products like the Theraderm Skin Renewal System. This month if you put $100 on … Continue Reading

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Austin Skin Care Tips for Cold Weather

Cold weather in Texas? Yes, occasionally even we feel icy winds or frigid temperatures on our skin here in central Texas.  Often times I hear patients say that their “lips are dry” or their “skin is itchy.”  Using quality skin care in Austin can make all the difference in the improvement of your skin and can ease discomfort particularly during colder winter months. Colder air typically means drier air, and drier air can cause chapped, cracked or inflamed skin. The … Continue Reading

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