Author Archives: DermSurgery Associates

Woman looking at facial scars from acne

5 Top Treatments for Fading Acne Scars

Acne is a common part of life, but pimples can leave deep scars, dark spots, and pockmarks. These blemishes on the face can make you feel insecure and follow you long after your initial acne has healed. Sometimes topical treatments such as lotions and serums aren't enough to fade these stubborn acne scars. But there's …

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How To Prep for Your Injectable Treatment

Treatments like BOTOX® and dermal fillers are more popular than ever at our Greater Houston practices. But while starting your injectables journey can be as easy as booking an appointment, there are a few things to keep in mind before your session. For the best results—and a smooth healing process—follow these main guidelines. Avoid alcohol: …

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Our Go-To Devices To Treat Every Skin Concern

Plenty of creams and serums on the market promise to revitalize your skin. However, topical treatments can only do so much when it comes to deeper skincare issues. Problems like dark spots, wrinkles, and sagging often require specialized procedures to be truly addressed. There's good news, though: Our dermatologist team here in Houston has the …

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QUIZ: Do You Know Your Skin Type?

When it comes to creating the perfect skincare routine, no two patients are exactly alike. Finding the right products and treatments depends on an important factor: knowing your unique skin type. Our dermatologist team has helped countless Houston men and women discover their personal skin type and create a custom treatment plan for their complexion. …

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Woman in her 40s, poses with flawless, smooth skin from BOTOX

BOTOX®: The Most Versatile Injectable

As nonsurgical procedures have grown more popular than ever, BOTOX® Cosmetic has become a household name. Our Houston patients love using it to fight wrinkles, fine lines, and other common signs of aging. The rest of America seems to agree—in 2018 alone, over 7.4 million BOTOX injections were administered. While the word “cosmetic” is in its …

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Microneedling: DIY or Professional?

Our cosmetic dermatology team offers microneedling in Houston to create toned, rejuvenated skin for our patients. However, as with any trendy treatment, "DIY microneedling" tools have flooded the market, claiming to provide professional-grade results. These at-home devices work similarly—creating micro-injuries to the skin—but are often less powerful and less safe than professional treatments. Dermatologist-provided treatments …

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