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Your guide to injectable facial fillers in San Mateo, CA: Hyaluronic Acid-based vs. collagen stimulators

Guide To Injectable Facial Fillers at Allura Skin & Laser Center in San Mateo CA Area

Our skin gets its youthful plumpness, elasticity, and glow from beneficial proteins and molecules such as Hyaluronic Acid (HA) and collagen. As we age, our bodies produce less HA and collagen naturally. It’s estimated that collagen is lost at a rate of 1% each year after age 21. By age 50, our skin contains 30% less collagen than at age 20! Fortunately, Allura Skin & Laser Center in San Mateo, CA, can literally inject HA and collagen back into your skin to restore these beneficial substances, which reverses the effects of the natural aging process. Injectable facial fillers There are … Continue reading

Obtain healthy skin with cosmetic dermatology services in San Mateo, CA

Healthy Skin With Cosmetic Dermatology at Allura Skin & Laser Center in San Mateo Area

Sun damage, exposure to environmental toxins, and simply growing older can all take a toll on our skin. Fortunately, with the latest aesthetic technologies, rejuvenating and restoring the youthful appearance of your skin has never been easier or more effective. In fact, with many of the cosmetic dermatology services at the Allura Skin and Laser Center in San Mateo, CA, you will obtain healthy skin from the inside out while you are revitalizing its appearance. Laser and light therapies Much of the research in aesthetic dermatology has been focused on laser and light therapies in recent years, and for good … Continue reading

San Mateo, CA laser treatment for unwanted hair removal is gentle; a no-hassle way to get lasting smoothness

Unwanted Hair Removal Treatment in San Mateo Area

Unwanted hair can arise almost anywhere. As a specialty practice that includes board-certified dermatologists, Drs Bruce Maltz, Carie Chui, and Meghan Hession, Allura Skin and Laser Center offers unwanted hair removal treatment from its San Mateo, CA office that is: Well-tolerated Precise Time-tested Safe Gets results Long-lasting Fast Appropriate for many skin types Can be combined with other treatments, such as Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Laser treatment for unwanted hair at Allura Skin and Laser Center is an attractive alternative to shaving, waxing, tweezing, and depilatory creams that are time-consuming, messy, and uncomfortable. These Do-It-Yourself options also have a host … Continue reading

The power of IPL photo facial rejuvenation treatment in San Mateo, CA for many signs of sun damage, aging

The power of IPL photo facial rejuvenation treatment in San Mateo, CA for many signs of sun damage, aging

We’re fortunate to live in the “Sun Belt.” Sunnier days tend to produce “sunnier” moods, possibly because of the ability to comfortably enjoy all the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer! However, as dermatologists, Drs Bruce Maltz, Carie Chui, and Meghan Hession know that ultraviolet light from the sun’s rays can be destructive without proper precautions. At Allura Skin & Laser Center, we see every day the cosmetic and health consequences of unprotected exposure to the sun’s rays. Yet, light can also be harnessed for good. The Allura team offers IPL Photo Facial Rejuvenation Treatment at the San Mateo, … Continue reading

Preparing for laser hair removal, so you can enjoy lasting results, an easy process in San Mateo CA

Preparing for Laser Hair Removal in San Mateo CA area

You shouldn’t be stuck inside shaving, waxing, or dealing with stinky depilatory creams when you could be outside enjoying all the Bay Area has to offer. Allura Skin & Laser Center is happy to provide treatment that helps you get the most of your day: the advanced GentleMax™ laser system to remove unwanted hair. Preparing for laser hair removal in San Mateo CA also doesn’t eat up your entire day; as with other non- and minimally-invasive aesthetic treatments offered by Drs Bruce Maltz, Carie Chui, and Meghan Hession, minimal planning goes a long way to get lasting results. Why planning … Continue reading

San Mateo, CA professional offers laser tattoo removal for any skin type and ethnicity

Tattoo Removal Services San Mateo CA area

While many patients think that tattoos are permanent, this isn’t always the case anymore! Thanks to continued advances in medical treatments and laser technology, patients of the San Mateo, CA area can now have their tattoos completely removed with laser tattoo removal for any skin type. What types of tattoos can be removed? Some types of tattoos respond quicker to laser tattoo removal than others. This includes: Traumatic tattoos Homemade tattoos using Indian ink Tattoos using poor quality inks Our team also offers black skin tattoo removal, thanks to the adjustments that can be made to our laser devices. We … Continue reading

Alluring skin is yours without downtime, discomfort – Enjoy the benefits of Fraxel treatment in San Mateo CA

Treatment Benefits of Fraxel San Mateo CA area

The board-certified dermatologists at Allura Skin & Laser Center love restoring or maintaining each patient’s alluring appearance with a range of non-surgical yet highly effective therapies. The team lives up to the “laser” in its name with a suite of devices designed to get maximum results with minimal risks, side effects, and downtime. Many patients have experienced firsthand the treatment benefits of Fraxel in San Mateo CA at the elegant home of Allura Skin & Laser Center. The Fraxel Difference The makers behind Fraxel, Solta Medical, market it as the “original fractional skin resurfacing treatment.” Historically, patients who wanted to … Continue reading

Speak to a dermatology provider in San Mateo, CA to discuss IPL treatment for smooth, younger-looking skin

IPL for Smooth Younger Looking Skin in San Mateo CA area

At Allura Skin and Laser Center, patients in the community of San Mateo, CA interested in speaking with a dermatology provider about the benefits of IPL therapy are welcome to connect with our staff. We can discuss the benefits of IPL for smooth, younger-looking skin! What is IPL? IPL stands for intense pulsed light. This treatment uses light energy to improve the texture and tone of the skin. Also known as a photo facial, IPL treatments are non-invasive and provide noticeable skin rejuvenation with today’s amazing technology. What can IPL do for the skin? Many patients utilize IPL treatment for: Sun-damaged … Continue reading

San Mateo, CA area dermatologist answers, what is Miradry and what to expect?

What Is Miradry and What to Expect in San Mateo, CA area

Sweating is a natural reaction when patients are exercising, warm, or stressed. However, some adults have a condition called hyperhidrosis, which causes them to experience excessive underarm sweating daily—regardless of their stress levels or activities. This condition can be extremely embarrassing for adult patients, especially in social situations. It can also be damaging to clothing, causing unwanted staining that can be difficult to wash out. Instead of continuing to suffer from hyperhidrosis, patients are welcome to speak to the team at Allura Skin and Laser Center in San Mateo, CA to learn what to expect with treatments such as Miradry … Continue reading

San Mateo, CA dermatologist describes how Fraxel treatment will benefit you

How Does in San Mateo area Fraxel Treatment Benefit You

San Mateo, CA area patients interested in improving their skin’s appearance and health may feel overwhelmed at the many choices available to them. With so many treatments that are used for skin enhancement, patients are unsure as to which one is best for them. Our dermatologists at Allure Skin and Laser Center, including Drs. Bruce Maltz, Carie Chui, and Meghan Hession, are here to help. Our team members may recommend Fraxel treatment for a variety of skin issues, as it can provide amazing results. It says RECOMMEND – It does NOT say provides. Huge difference in the meaning of the … Continue reading