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Dr. Amerian Selected as a 2015 SuperDoctor

We are proud to announce that Dr. Amerian has been honored by selection to Southern California SuperDoctors. Dr. Amerian has received this distinction every year, for seven consecutive years, since 2009.   Selection as a SuperDoctor is made based upon the recommendations of practicing physicians and other medical professionals who are asked to choose the […]

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Sunscreens

Although sunscreens are important throughout the year, they are especially important during the summer months. The sun is much stronger during the summer months than it is at other times of the year. For this reason, skin that is unprotected will get injured or burned much more quickly during the summer months. To encourage the […]

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Newsletter: July/August 2014

  Our Summer 2014 Facial Rejuvenation Special Offer To mark the start of summer, our office is offering an exceptional facial rejuvenation package. We invite any of our patients who would like to look younger and more refreshed to take advantage of this special opportunity.     The package begins with a patient selecting which […]

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Advice on Dry or Sensitive skin

Dry skin in the fall or winter is a common problem. There are some steps you can take to get your skin into shape after the summer sun and water exposure have depleted precious moisture and nutrients.   Dermatologists fall and winter mantra is “moisturize, moisturize, moisturize”. Here are a few helpful tips to make […]

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Advice on Menopause or transition

Many menopausal women notice changes in their skin-especially increased dryness and wrinkling. These changes are believed to be due in part to the breakdown of collagen in the skin due to decreasing estrogen levels, which also decreases the blood vessel supply to the skin. Smoking and sun exposure also contribute to skin dryness and wrinkles. […]

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Advice on Oily skin

Remember, there is no way to completely prevent oily skin from occurring, but hopefully these tips will help keep the oil and acne under control:   Although dirt and oil on the surface of the skin do not cause acne, excessive oil on your skin may exacerbate the clogging of pore openings, so proper washing […]

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Question of the Month – What is Rosacea?

This month, we are inaugurating a new section of our newsletter, the “Question of the month.” In this section, we will discuss common skin conditions so that our patients can familiarize themselves with disorders of the skin that occur frequently.   Rosacea is a skin disease that causes red patches, bumps, and broken capillaries on […]

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Removing Sun Spots, Brown Spots Freckles and Patchy Areas

We are very pleased to announce that we are now using our new Q-switched alexandrite laser for skin rejuvenation in our office. This laser is used to remove a wide variety of pigmented skin lesions. Sun spots, brown spots, freckles, and patchy areas on the face and body can all be removed with the “Q-switched […]

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Flushing, the Red Face, and Rosacea

Q: I recently began having flushing on my face. What is causing this and what can I do about it?   A: Flushing is defined as a sensation of warmth accompanied by visible reddening of the skin. Flushing results from an increase in facial blood flow, which in turn is caused by dilation of the blood vessels […]

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Tips: Sun protection

All of us living in Southern California enjoy our beautiful sunny weather. However, many adverse skin conditions, including premature aging, skin discoloration, wrinkling, and skin cancers, result at least in part from excessive exposure to the sun. For this reason, especially during the summer months, it is important to take steps to prevent over exposure […]

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