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I decided to write this because I experienced many encounters over the past couple years with new patients in the clinic which challenged my knowledge of skin care. One patient even said, “What do you know? Your skin looks perfect!” They couldn’t possibly have known what I have been through over my past 40 years, however, I knew what it was like to be in their shoes and understood their frustration and feeling of defeat. So I resolved to share my story…

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How many of you remember using baby oil in the summer to lay out and get a dark tan? Or pushing away the Coppertone-SPF 4 because you wouldn’t get any color? How about going to the pool, lake or playing in your backyard every day during the summer without a drop of sunscreen on? If you’re in your late 30’s or older, you most likely answered yes to one (or all) of these questions. Is it too late for us to reverse the sun damage that we incurred with our haphazard…

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The Grass Is Always Greener!

August 25, 2014

What do you think of when you hear the word grass? What comes to my mind often is the bright green lawns of springtime and now more recently, skin care. GRASS is an acronym developed by our premier skin care line, SkinMedica, to help remember the essential products needed for excellent skin health. GRASS stands […]

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Summer Skin Care Tips to STOP Skin Aging

July 23, 2014

The dog days of summer are here! Neighbors mowing lawns and kids splashing in the water are sure signs of hot, sunny days. It’s important to remember to protect the biggest organ of our body; our skin. What’s the big deal? While some exposure to sunlight daily is required to provide us with plenty of […]

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Ice Won’t Be The Only Thing Melting This Summer

June 13, 2014

Let’s get rid of the dreaded “muffin-top” and say goodbye to “saddle bags” There isn’t anything lovely about love handles. Many of us take good care of our bodies with regular exercise, adequate sleep and a healthy diet but still struggle with excess skin and fat in the most unwelcome areas. Over time, skin starts […]

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Hey, Ladies… Let US take care of YOU!

May 15, 2014

  For several years, both in my family practice and aesthetic dermatology encounters, I have observed many women concerned with different cosmetic issues. Complaints such as unwanted hair growth, skin tags, brown age spots and spider veins are common examples. Although I am pleased to say there are numerous technologies and treatments to address these […]

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Because It’s Your Day, Too!

April 18, 2014

Helping your daughter plan her wedding can be a joyful and stressful time. Although you may have spent countless hours assuring your daughter that she will be a bride no one will ever forget, there’s no reason you can’t be the second most beautiful woman at the wedding. With just a little extra planning you […]

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The Small Smart Team is Here For YOU!

March 21, 2014

It seems that every month there is a new laser or skin center popping up. On the west side of Madison I know of at least 9 “Medi-spas” within a 10 mile radius of each other. It’s clear that these types of businesses are popular, but why? Some reasons may be that the treatments are […]

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