Remedies for Under Eye Dark Circles
January 9, 2020 Published by

Dark under eye circles, sometimes referred to as sunken eyes, presents itself as tired-looking crescent-shape.  As we age, we lose the fat around the eye and the skin becomes thinner, thus creating that hollow sunken look with more visible darkness under the eyes.  The skin around the eye is thin. Many people ask me for… View Article

Importance of Exfoliation
July 17, 2019 Published by

You may be cleansing, moisturizing, and slathering on the sunscreen, however if you are not exfoliating, your skin may not be as healthy as it could be. What is Exfoliation? Exfoliation helps to remove dead skin cells from the skin’s surface. This process can be done by mechanical exfoliation or chemical exfoliation.  Mechanical exfoliation uses… View Article

Dehydrated Skin vs. Dry Skin
June 26, 2019 Published by

While dehydrated skin and dry skin may appear similar, they are very different. Dehydrated skin lacks moisture or water, whereas dry skin lacks sebum or oil. Whether your skin is dehydrated or dry, diet and lifestyle play an important role. • Diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and legumes• Drinking 6-8 cups of water daily• using… View Article

What is Sun-Damage And How To Treat It
April 4, 2019 Published by

The sun can cause extensive damage to the skin, hence why doctors and dermatologists recommend the regular use of sunscreens. UVA, UVB and UVC can all attack the collagen fibres in the skin. Collagen is the tissue that creates a firm and plump appearance to the skin and fends of aging. Sun damage causes deeper… View Article

Non-Surgical Procedures To Combat Aging
April 4, 2019 Published by

While face-lifts and major invasive surgeries are still popular, many are turning to non-surgical procedures to roll back the years. These procedures are much subtler, delivering natural looking results, and require minimal recovery time. For those who want results that fit into their busy schedule, our procedures are the perfect fit. So, what is there… View Article

2019 Facial Aesthetics Trends
April 4, 2019 Published by

Every year facial aesthetics and non-invasive treatments grow in popularity. At West LA Medical & Skincare, we pride ourselves in being at the forefront of the aesthetics industry. Not only are all our treatments carried out by a fully certified physician, but we constantly improve our products, procedures and treatments. So, which treatments are our… View Article

How Hormones Might Be Aging You & How to Combat Them
April 4, 2019 Published by

Hormones control almost every aspect of our bodies. As we get older, we start to lose hormones and our ability to reproduce them, this can cause hormonal imbalances and a whole string of weird and unexpected symptoms. Our skin is particularly sensitive to fluctuations in hormones – with three hormones causing most issues. Depending on… View Article

How To Take Care Of Your Skin at 20, 30, 40 and 50
April 4, 2019 Published by

No matter your age, your skin needs love, nurturing and care. In order to fend off aging for as long as possible, it’s crucial to start caring for your skin as early as you can. At each point in life Dr. Melamed recommends following the 4 Commandments of Skincare: Cleans your skin twice a day:… View Article

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