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 …

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 …

Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Eyelid blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to remove excess skin or fat deposits from around the upper or lower eyelids. The procedure is often used in combination with laser resurfacing and other cosmetic procedures to improve the contour of the eye and to create a more rested, youthful appearance. Blepharoplasty may also be used …

Skin Cancer Removal

Once diagnosed with skin cancer, individuals living in Orange County should contact a skin cancer specialist as soon as possible to discuss options for treating and removing the lesion. The specific removal and reconstruction techniques vary based on the location, size, and type of lesion; however, there are certain steps involved in almost every skin …

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 …

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 …

What to Do About Diaper Rashes

A baby is likely to develop a diaper rash during infancy despite how carefully caregivers attend to his hygiene. Antibiotics taken by a baby or his breastfeeding mother increase the likelihood of the baby developing a diaper rash. Other risk factors include having diarrhea, sleeping in a soiled diaper and starting solid foods. Mild Diaper …

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 …

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 …

A Patient’s Guide to Fractional CO2 Laser Treatments

Fractional carbon dioxide lasers go beyond the abilities of other laser treatments to improve the skin’s texture. Dermatologists in Orange County utilize this technology because it emits longer wavelengths, allowing it to penetrate deep into the skin. In turn, the light scatters into small shafts and replace damaged skin with new skin. The heat produced …