Blog Archive

Is there such a thing as preventative Botox Jul 15th, 2019

Is there such a thing as preventative Botox?  In the early 2000’s, companies such as Allergan (the makers of BOTOX and JUVEDERM) and Galderma (the makers of Dysport and Lyft), were marketing their aesthetic injectibles to women in ages ranging from 30 to late 60’s. Now, we see these companies...

How I zapped away my toe fungus. Jul 3rd, 2019

As an adolescent, I loved participating in sports and as the summers would approach, I would start counting days before I could dip into the pool. But, at the same time, I would dread both taking part in the sports or walking barefoot around the pool. My problem? I was...

O-Shot FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

This post will let you know all about O-Shot, answering some of the most common questions and letting you know what to expect after your procedure. Let’s get started! O-Shot Post-care Instructions You can return to work the same day as your procedure You may use Tylenol (acetaminophen) to relieve...

Chemical Peel FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Today’s post will go over patient instructions both before and after your peel, plus answer the most common questions about chemical peels. Chemical Peel Pre-care Instructions Avoid using any acidic or irritating skin products, including acne medications like Ziana or Veltin, antibiotics like doxycycline, retinoids, salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, products...

Omnilux Medical LED FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

In today’s post, we’ll help to answer some of your biggest Omnilux questions, plus explain what to expect both before and after your treatment. Let’s get started! Before Your Omnilux Treatment It’s possible to improve your results during the weeks prior to your treatment using cleansers that contain either retinol,...

PDO Lifting FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

In this article, we’ll go over patient care instructions both before and after your procedure, plus cover some of the most common questions we receive about PDO lifting. Pre-Instructions for PDO treatments Patients are recommended to arrive 5-10 minutes prior to their appointment to complete new procedure documentation and to...

Kybella FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

In this article, we’ll look at both pre- and post-procedure instructions for your Kybella treatment, plus go over some of the most common questions we receive about this incredible procedure. Let’s jump right in. Pre-Instructions for Kybella Before receiving KYBELLA®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions,...

Laser Skin IPL FAQ and Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Read on for everything you need to know about preparing for your laser treatment, how to take care of your skin after your treatment, and answers to all your other laser skin questions. Let’s get started! Pre-Instructions for M22 Photofacial/IPL Laser Skin Treatments Patients must discontinue the use of retinol...

Juvederm and Restylane FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Everything you needed to know about Juvederm and Restylane dermal fillers, right in one place—from pre-care to post-care and more. Pre-Instructions for Juvederm Patients must disclose if they have had any previous filler treatments. To help avoid bruising, patients are recommended to discontinue use of blood thinning medication. Patients must...

Laser Spider Vein Treatment FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

From pre-care to post-care and just about anything else you can think of, let’s get right to it and find out what makes laser spider vein treatment so amazing. Pre-Treatment instructions for spider vein treatment Do not take Aspirin or other blood thinning drugs (e.g. Vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba), ibuprofen,...

Microneedling FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Read on to prepare for your procedure, find out what to do after your treatment, and answer all of your microneedling questions. Let’s get started! Pre-Instructions for CIT with PRP Patients must communicate to healthcare provider if they have had any recent treatments and if any changes to their medical...

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work? Jun 26th, 2019

Hair removal and maintenance can be annoying and perhaps even painful. For this reason, many men and women turn to laser hair removal to eliminate unwanted body hair permanently. In addition to removing hair, the process offers precision and speed. Lasers remove the hair without damaging the skin. If you have...

All you need to know about fillers like Juvederm Ultra Plus XC. Jun 26th, 2019

Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm are a fast and effective way to smooth and tone the skin of your face. But there’s a lot of confusion about dermal fillers, from the way they’re used to potential side effects and everything in between. Let’s take a deeper look at...

All you need to know about how Botox Cosmetic works. Jun 26th, 2019

Wondering how Botox works? There are a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding the safety and effectiveness of Botox, so let’s set the record straight. Ready to get started? Etiology of the aging face The aging face has common changes that it experience as the patient matures. From the 30s...

All you need to know about Microneedling Skin Treatments Jun 26th, 2019

Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) is also known as microneedling. This treatment involves pricking the skin multiple times using a specialty device that induces the regeneration of the collagen lattice. There are several ways that microneedling is done. The two most popular methods are manual rolling and the second is automated needling....

Why You Should Consider O-Shot for Treating Sexual Dysfunction Jun 26th, 2019

According to recent data, more than 40% of sexually active female adults in the US experience female sexual dysfunction at some point in their lives. Female Sexual Dysfunction can manifest itself to female patients by a decrease in sexual desire, arousal, lubrication, and orgasmic response. The causes of the dysfunction...

Benefits, risks, and complications for PDO thread lifting treatment. Jun 26th, 2019

As the human face ages, it experiences an increased severity of wrinkles, loss of skin laxity, and re-positioning of fat. The synergistic effect of these factors are the root concern of many patients. Elective surgical interventions, like the facelift, give patients immediate, significant, and long lasting outcomes—but come at a...

Laser Hair Removal FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Laser hair removal isn’t as complicated as you might think! We’ve gathered up answers to just about any laser hair removal question you could think of, including information for care both before and after your treatment. So without further ado, let’s get right into it. Pre-Instructions for Laser Hair Removal Patients...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Botox Treatment Jun 26th, 2019

There are a lot of myths going around about Botox, and sometimes it can be hard to know what’s the truth and what’s fiction. To maximize your Botox experience, lets go over some things to look out for to make sure your results are as incredible as possible! But first of...

How to Prepare Your Skin for a Special Day Jun 26th, 2019

A special day takes time to plan and prepare for. Flowers, food, location, dress, hair, makeup can all be delegated out, hired or purchased days before your big event. However, preparing your skin to be photo-ready does require your time and your attention. Your special event will be captured in...

Big, Fat Lies About Cellulite Treatments Jun 26th, 2019

Put simply, cellulite is just an overgrowth of fat that happens because of two natural phenomena: the production of fat signaled by the hormone estrogen, and the weakening of our connective tissues (collagen) in the skin as we age. We get a lot of questions about cellulite treatments at Peach...

Botox and Dysport FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Everything you ever wanted to know about Botox and Dysport, right here in one place. Read on to find out exactly how to prepare for your wrinkle treatment, what to do after your procedure is finished, and much, much more. To get started, here’s how are patients typically prepare for...

Toe nail fungus - we all have it. May 30th, 2019

Nail fungal infections are the most common diseases of the nails, making up about 50 percent of nail abnormalities. Fungus is normally present on the body, but if it overgrows, it can become a problem. What does it look like? Both fingernails and toenails are susceptible to infection, which usually...

An in-depth look into this procedure AKA "vampire facial." May 13th, 2019

Aging of the skin is inevitable. But you don’t need to live with fine lines, wrinkles, and other skin problems anymore. There are effective treatments now available to help anyone desiring smooth, beautiful, and radiant skin at any age. One such revolutionary treatment is microneedling with PRP. What is microneedling...

Treatment Options for Acne Scars Nov 11th, 2018

Even though acne heals eventually; the condition can permanently damage the skin with scarring of the tissues. But the good news is that there are now several excellent treatment options available to permanently remove acne scars. What is acne? Acne is an inflammatory condition of the skin caused by clogged...

Monotherapy VS Combination Therapy for Melasma and Dark Spots on Face Nov 6th, 2018

Melasma, also known as the mask of pregnancy, is an area of hyperpigmentation usually found in the face. The condition tends to affect primarily women aged 20 to 30 years old and is commonly found in women with darker skin types. While melasma is considered a cosmetic condition, many patients...

What’s the Difference Between Botox and Dermal Fillers? Oct 19th, 2018

“What is the difference between Botox and Fillers?” It’s one of the most common questions we get here at Peach, and there’s actually a pretty simple answer! Botox is a medication that is injected into the facial muscles to prevent wrinkles from forming—such as crow’s feet. Fillers are substances that...

Celebrity backlash against Botox and beauty standards. Oct 19th, 2018

Recently you might have read about actresses in Hollywood speaking out against the use of Botox. Those speaking out may be avid users of resurfacing lasers or other injectable fillers and cosmetic procedures but have been quoted specifically targeting Botox for criticism. This could be a sign of interviewers asking...

A Brief History of Botox Cosmetic including its discovery and uses. Oct 19th, 2018

Dr. Alan Scott, an ophthalmologist living in San Francisco in the 1980’s, was searching for a way to assist patients who suffered with debilitating eye disorders that caused the eyes to cross. He attempted trials with a couple of different injectable drugs that did not seem to work. He knew...