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  • Sclerotherapy is the Treatment of Choice for Spider Veins

    Sclerotherapy is a medical treatment for the cosmetic appearance of spider and varicose veins. Often times, genetics, exposure to sun, injuries, hormonal changes and blood that is not able to flow freely or is backed up, can lead to spider veins in the legs. Sclerotherapy is a salt solution that is injected with a needle […]

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  • Causes & Treatment of Actinic Keratosis

    An actinic keratosis is a patch of crusty, scaly skin caused by UV damage to the skin. Actinic keratoses are a precursor to various types of skin cancer. They are most often seen in adults over 40 and individuals who live in sunny climates, work outdoors, or who use sun lamps and tanning beds. Causes […]

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  • How To Treat Lipomas

    Lipomas are benign fatty lumps that typically develop between the skin and muscle. Lipomas are normally harmless and do not require treatment unless they become bothersome. Lipoma Symptoms: Lipomas typically develop on the arms, thighs, shoulders, neck, abdomen, and back; however, they can develop anywhere on the body. Most lipomas measure less than two inches […]

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  • Approved Uses of Dermal Fillers

    Dermal facial fillers are a safe and effective way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and creases. The filler is injected under the skin in a cosmetic non-surgical procedure in order to restore lost volume and to smooth out the surface of the skin. It is important to note, however, that not all dermal fillers […]

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  • What is Telangiectasia and What are Effective Dermatologic Treatments?

    Frequently referred to as spider veins, telangiectasia is a common medical condition marked by a widening of small blood vessels near the skin’s surface. Affected veins, which can measure from 1 to 3 millimeters in width, are known as telangiectases. Telangiectases typically appear as clusters of thin red or pink streaks that resemble a spider’s […]

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  • Kybella Treatment with an Orange County Dermatologist

    Patients in Orange County suffering from weight gain or aging don’t have to dread these issues any longer. Due to a new treatment called Kybella, our patients can safely eliminate unsightly fat cells. With Kybella, patients can enjoy permanent fat loss around the chin area. Also, the jawline will be contoured and redefined offering an […]

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  • Adult Acne Symptoms and Treatment

    Acne is the most common skin problem in America. As a result, there is much information regarding acne available. However, not all of this information is accurate. Those who wish to have clearer skin should visit Calabasas dermatologist Dr. Tony Nakhla for professional treatment, instead of self help methods at home. Some people think you […]

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  • Causes and Treatments for Leg Veins

    Varicose veins are tortuous, enlarged veins that bulge above the skin’s surface while spider veins are spindly, small veins that branch like spider webs. Both are undesirable. Both chronic venous diseases may appear blue, purple or red and feel uncomfortable, itchy or painful. People who have varicose or spider veins have a higher risk of […]

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  • Types of Rashes

    Many people believe that all rashes are the same, so they tend to treat them with hydrocortisone cream or oral antihistamines. However, a dermatologist knows that rashes differ in terms of clinical manifestation. Some rashes are concentrated in one area while others occur on all parts of the body. There are rashes that disappear after […]

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  • Global Facial Rejuvenation & Smile Correction with Botox and Fillers

    From male smile correction to lower eyelid rejuvenation, the proof is in the pudding. Botox and fillers have been effective cosmetic treatments for our patients at Orange County Skin Institute. We specialize in lower face rejuvenation, eye rejuvenation and global facial rejuvenation as well. Case studies and before and after photographs demonstrate how exactly cosmetic […]

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