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Skin Care Products: The Best Key Ingredients for Aging Skin Sep 1st, 2020

  Skin Care Products: The Best Key Ingredients for Aging Skin You’ve heard of or seen them all….the creams, gels, pomades (even some interesting ingredients like breast milk and snail mucous, seriously!) that guarantee to be the latest and greatest wrinkle fighters. But when it comes to skin care, nothing...

What You Should Know About Under Eye Fillers Jul 12th, 2020

What You Should Know About Under Eye Fillers Dark circles and baggy eyes aren’t just from a case of the Mondays. If you struggle with under-eye hollows, you want to consider under-eye fillers to combat dark circles, saggy skin and a tired look. So you’ve probably tried every “life changing”...

Microneedling with PRP Jul 1st, 2020

What is microneedling? The concept of microneedling is based on the skin’s natural ability to repair itself whenever it encounters physical injury such as cuts, burns and other abrasions. As the microneedling pen is moved across the skin, it makes pinpoint punctures to create very minor micro-“injuries.” In response to...

Botox! May 30th, 2020

  What is Botox®?   Botox is purified Botulinum toxin type A, a protein that comes from bacteria. When Dr. Hakimian injects Botox into your muscle, it obstructs the path of the muscle’s nerve signals. Dr. Hakimian uses Botox to: Soften, reduce, or eliminate wrinkles caused by muscle movements (dynamic...

Restylane® Mar 28th, 2020

If your skin is beginning to succumb to the signs of aging, the first thing you may notice is that your skin loses volume—instead of appearing tight and plump, it may appear to be sagging and soft. This happens during the aging process as the natural hyaluronic acid in our...

Juvederm Voluma XC Mar 21st, 2020

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC – from the makers of the #1 family of fillers – is the first and only filler FDA-approved to instantly add volume to the cheek area. It gives you a subtle lift, helping restore contour and a more youthful profile for up to 2 years. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC...

Juvéderm - Fillers Mar 15th, 2020

Juvéderm® is an inject-able dermal filler that can add the hyaluronic acid to your skin that you have lost. This has the almost immediate effect of making your skin appear fuller, younger, and more hydrated, and can even correct deep facial wrinkles and folds, such as the “parentheses” around your mouth when...

VI Peel / Chemical Peel Mar 8th, 2020

Older chemical peels required a good deal of pain for patients; they burned as they penetrated deep into the skin and stung as dead skin was peeled away. The VI Peel™, however, was designed to be comfortable and produce results with little downtime. If Dr. Hakimian determines that you would benefit from...

Let's Talk About Botox! Mar 1st, 2020

Wrinkles Botox usually reduces wrinkles for 3-4 months at a time. Examples of dynamic wrinkles that Botox can treat include: Smile lines and frown lines around the mouth Crow’s feet around the eyes Lines between the eyes Horizontal lines on the forehead Dr. Hakimian also offers Dysport®, another botulinum toxin...

Blepharospasm Treatment Feb 23rd, 2020

Symptoms that you may be developing blepharospasm include dry eyes, watering eyes, light sensitivities, increased blinking, ocular pain (eye pain), and eye soreness. If you have been diagnosed with blepharospasm or think you may have blepharospasm, Botox® may be able to help alleviate some of your symptoms and pain. Botox® can...

Defy Aging Feb 16th, 2020

If you desire a non-surgical way to achieve great, long-lasting results, talk to Dr. Hakimian about our non-surgical procedures. For those who want a younger-looking appearance or a quick pick-me-up to help reduce the signs of aging, Laser Touch Medical Clinic offers the highest-quality and most popular non-surgical procedures, including Botox®...

Ingrown Hair Feb 10th, 2020

This can cause bumps, irritation, and infection. These bumps can be painful and unsightly, and make it difficult to shave or wax the area again. Luckily, Laser Touch Medical Clinic offers safe, non-surgical ways to correct ingrown hairs. Ingrown hairs tend to grow wherever people shave or wax—the face for men and...

SkinTyte™ Feb 3rd, 2020

SkinTyte™ can reduce signs of aging on the neck, chest, hands, abdomen, face, eyelids, lips, or arms by reducing the appearance of redness, acne scars, facial scars, Rosacea, fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, sun spots, and sagging skin. When used in conjunction with a facelift or neck-lift, results often yield skin that...

Eyelash Conditioners Jan 27th, 2020

Hypotrichosis is a medical condition that is characterized by inadequate or too few eyelashes. For many people, mascara is not enough of a treatment for this condition, as mascara needs a base set of lashes on which to cling. With too few lashes or lashes that are incredibly short, mascara...

Wrinkles No More Jan 20th, 2020

Virtually all the products and treatments listed on our non-surgical procedures page are available for the treatment of wrinkles. Botox® Cosmetic and Dysport™® work by reducing the activity in the muscles of your face, making lines fade away. Other dermal fillers, such as Restylane® tackle deep-set frown lines and wrinkles by filling in the skin...

Migraine Relief Jan 12th, 2020

Migraine Q & A What are migraines?   Migraines are a type of headache. They cause moderate to severe throbbing or pulsing pain, often on one side of the head. They also cause: Nausea Weakness Sensitivity to light and sound Migraines have four phases. During a migraine attack, you may...

Pain Control Jan 4th, 2020

Even a healthy individual can sometimes experience pain, and sometimes for no apparent reason at all. Old injuries may flare up, a person may develop arthritis, muscles can become tired and sore, nerve damage can result from infections or injuries, or fibromyalgia can cause pain out of the blue. If...

Laser Hair Removal Dec 29th, 2019

Shaving daily can be quite time consuming and irritating to the skin, and only yields great temporarily results usually lasting less than a few hours. Waxing is slightly more efficient and can result in smooth skin for several days or even weeks. However, the process can be incredibly painful—especially in...

Hand Rejuvenation Dec 22nd, 2019

Our hands are constantly in motion and constantly in use, and come into contact with the elements, debris, and chemicals more often than any other body part. As a result, our hands sometimes need a pick-me-up as well. In order to fully rejuvenate your hands, Laser Touch Medical Clinic offers...

Facial Procedures Dec 15th, 2019

For wrinkle treatments and aging treatments, we specialize in Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport™,  Wrinkles, Dermal Fillers, Sun Damage & Sun Spots, Aging Skin, Intense Pulsed Light, and Blue Light Therapy. If you are interested in treatments for facial imperfections, we offer treatments for Rosacea, Birthmarks, Melasma, Acne Treatment, Acne Scars, Facial Scars, Droopy Eyelids, Under-Eye Bags,...

Acne - Acne Scars Treatment Dec 8th, 2019

Here at Laser Touch Medical Clinic, we offer a wide variety of ways to treat acne scars, including laser and light treatment. Laser and light procedures are the newest and most exciting forms of cosmetic treatments on the market. Without the need for injections or surgery, the natural energy from...

Say Goodbye To Your Wrinkles Dec 1st, 2019

Virtually all the products and treatments listed on our non-surgical procedures page are available for the treatment of wrinkles. Botox® Cosmetic and Dysport™® work by reducing the activity in the muscles of your face, making lines fade away. Other dermal fillers, such as Restylane® tackle deep-set frown lines and wrinkles by filling in the skin...

Blue Light/ Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Nov 24th, 2019

Photodynamic therapy can help you achieve a smoother and more even skin tone, while reducing redness, facial flushing, pore size, wrinkles, acne, and Rosacea. Photodynamic therapy would be a good adjunctive to a dermal filler. Photodynamic therapy also uses topical applications such as creams, lotions, salves, or serums to treat...

Veinwave | EVRF – Vein Treatments Nov 16th, 2019

This revolutionary technique can also be used to eliminate spider veins on the legs and fine thread veins, known as telangiectasia.The procedure was developed by vascular surgeons as a way to treat very tiny veins that cannot be treated with sclerotherapy or which can involve risks of burning and scarring...

Stretch Marks Treatment Nov 9th, 2019

Stretch marks can result from an injury, medical, dental, or cosmetic surgical procedure, pregnancy, or severe weight gain or loss. When the body grows faster than the skin can adjust to the growth, lines appear in the skin where the skin has been stretched beyond its elasticity. These lines are...

Laser Vein Therapy Nov 3rd, 2019

Spider veins and varicose veins may result from age, sun exposure, hormone therapy, use of oral contraceptives, genetics, or prolonged time spent standing with improper circulation. These veins can be red, blue, or purple in color, and often stand out under the skin, even in those with a darker skin tone....

Microdermabrasion Oct 27th, 2019

Microdermabrasion can fight almost all signs of aging and acne, including acne scars, wrinkles, fine lines, dark spots, sun spots, and age spots. What makes microdermabrasion so popular is that it does not require the downtime of a typical chemical peel or laser light procedure. Most patients can return to their normal activities immediately following the procedure....

Cervical Dystonia Oct 20th, 2019

Signs of cervical dystonia include a head that is held or turned in an abnormal way, abnormal posture, neck muscle spasms (with or without pain), neck tightness, neck and shoulder pain, aches around the neck which become more severe over time, head turning or pulling to one side, shaking or...

Under The Eye Bags Oct 13th, 2019

Under-eye bags can occur when the tissues under the eyes lose their tight tone. When this happens, the muscles under the eye can sag and the fatty tissues there can bulge out. This can occur from fatigue, allergies, swelling, or obesity, but most commonly results simply during the aging process. When...

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Oct 5th, 2019

What is IPL therapy?   IPL, or intense pulsed light, therapy is a noninvasive treatment that uses lightly scattered light wavelengths to treat skin imperfections and conditions. IPL therapy is similar to laser therapy. The main difference between the two is their use of wavelengths. Unlike IPL therapy, laser therapy...

MicroLaserPeel™ Sep 29th, 2019

MicroLaserPeel™ is a superficial epidermal exfoliation to a light dermal resurfacing skin treatment. The procedure is individually tailored to the nature of the skin condition to be corrected such as wrinkles, scars, keratoses or pigmentation problems. MicroLaserPeel™ treats skin conditions associated with aging and active lifestyles and is the ideal...

Cheek Filler Sep 21st, 2019

Here at Laser Touch Medical Clinic, we offer a great non-surgical way to enhance your cheeks, giving you the appearance of youthful, high cheekbones. This procedure can also combat the signs of aging, which can sometimes leave our faces looking hollowed out and sagging. This non-surgical option is a dermal filler such...

Sun Spots Sep 14th, 2019

  What are sun spots?   Sun spots, also known as liver spots, are flat brown spots that appear on your skin that usually show up as you age. Typically, sun spots come from exposure to sun when you’re young. Sun spots only begin to reveal themselves as you start...

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Sep 7th, 2019

What is PRP treatment?   PRP treatment is any treatment using platelet-rich plasma, or PRP. Your body naturally produces these platelets when you’re injured or sick. Their job is to help you heal by releasing growth factor proteins, which signal stem cells to arrive and rebuild. Dr. Hakimian offers PRP...

Aging Skin Sep 1st, 2019

If you desire a non-surgical way to achieve great, long-lasting results, talk to Dr. Hakimian about our non-surgical procedures. For those who want a younger-looking appearance or a quick pick-me-up to help reduce the signs of aging, Laser Touch Medical Clinic offers the highest-quality and most popular non-surgical procedures, including Botox® and Dysport™....

Neck Pain - Cervical Dystonia Aug 25th, 2019

If you experience chronic neck pain or neck spasms, you may have cervical dystonia, commonly known as CD. Dr. Hakimian can diagnose possible signs of cervical dystonia as well as treat it. Botox® is a solution that may be able to help alleviate some of your symptoms and pain. Signs of...

Dermal Fillers! Aug 17th, 2019

What are dermal fillers?   Dermal fillers are injectable, gel-like substances that Dr. Hakimian applies beneath the surface of your skill to reverse signs of aging caused by loss of skin volume. With dermal fillers, Dr. Hakimian treats aging signs including: Lines around the mouth and nose Nasolabial folds (smile...

Botox For Migraines Aug 11th, 2019

What are migraines?   Migraines are a type of headache. They cause moderate to severe throbbing or pulsing pain, often on one side of the head. They also cause: Nausea Weakness Sensitivity to light and sound Migraines have four phases. During a migraine attack, you may experience all four phases,...

Hyperhidrosis Aug 4th, 2019

Hyperhidrosis is a common disorder that produces excessive sweat. Hyperhidrosis is most common under the arms, on the palms, and on the soles of the feet. The condition occurs outside of normal exercise and exposure to heat. If you have hyperhidrosis, you may sweat so much that the sweat soaks...

What To Avoid After Botox® Jul 28th, 2019

After your appointment you can return to your day practically normally, however we do have some restrictions and recommendations in how to get the best results from your Botox®! Lying Face Down -After the procedure we advise that you stay upright two to four hours after to get the best...

How To Prepare For Your Botox® Appointment! Jul 22nd, 2019

How To Prepare For Your Botox® Appointment! Botox® has become one of the most popular options to treat and prevent wrinkles from forming.. It is no surprise that Botox®  injections have dramatically increased in the last decade not only in females, but males as well due to wanting to have...

Anti-Aging Diet Jul 14th, 2019

"By eating right, you maximize the probability that you won't develop conditions like diabetes or Alzheimer's," says James Joseph, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. Beyond choosing the best foods, new and intriguing evidence shows that eating less — less than...

How to Make the effects of Botox™ last longer? Jul 7th, 2019

It is well known Botox™ is effective in the temporary treatment of wrinkles, fine lines, and has helped countless patients in achieving their goals for looking their best. As clinicians, we occasionally come across questions regarding ways to make the effects of Botox™ last. The effects of Botox™, on the...

Painless Wrinkle Filler – Could It Be True? Jul 1st, 2019

We all know that as we age, our skin changes. This process is influenced by many factors; it could be internal factors (genetics, age), external factors (sun-exposure, stress, smoking, drinking) and the combination of both. The development of wrinkles and facial folds stage a big dilemma for many of us. In...

The Cure For Frown Lines and Crow’s Feet – Botox® or Dysport™ Jun 24th, 2019

As the natural volume of youthful skin starts to diminish over time, wrinkles and folds begin to form. This is partially due to the lack of collagen and elastin in the aging skin, on the other hand, our facial muscles are just as much to blame for these unsightly occurrences....