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Did You Know Dermatologists Can Repair Torn Earlobes?

Earlobe stretching has been a method of human adornment for thousands of years, documented in historical finds from King Tutankhamun to the Gautama Buddha. More recently, the practice has made its way to contemporary aesthetic practices in the United States, and alongside it the procedures that reverse and repair earlobes when a stretched piercing is …

Preventing Skin Cancer

Unthawing each spring after a long, cold winter can tempt even the most rigorous skin-care aficionado into leaving their sunblock at home in favor of soaking up some rays. Our bodies and minds are craving Vitamin-D that isn’t in capsule form, as well as the chance to defrost our toes with an iced tea in …

Sun Protection and Kids

Although we commonly associate skin cancer with mature skin, the process of cellular damage that leads to dangerous lesions often begins during our early years. According to the CDC, blistering sunburns as a child increase the likelihood of cancer considerably―nearly doubling a person’s chances of developing melanoma over the course of their lifetime. Furthermore, the …

Everything You Need to Know About Botox

Botox very well may be the most recognizable cosmetic dermatology procedure. It’s practically a household name, which makes sense since over seven million botulinum toxin type A injections (which includes Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin) were performed in 2017, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While there have been countless advancements in cosmetic procedures, …

What Is the Best Psoriasis Treatment for Me?

The honest answer to that question is that it varies on the severity of your condition. That being said, there is a myriad of relief options available that we will go over here. In order to find the best psoriasis treatment specific to your condition, you will need to schedule a consultation with a dermatologist. …

Now’s the Time for Laser Hair Removal

Summer has faded and with it goes bathing suits, shorts, and sandals. Instead of mourning the warmer weather, you can look forward to cozy sweaters, winter activities, and laser hair removal. Oh, you hadn’t thought of that last part? It’s true; winter is the best time to receive laser hair removal treatments since you’ll have …

What Are Lipomas?

Want to know a tumor that you shouldn’t be scared of? Try the underappreciated lipoma. Lipomas are the most common tumor to form beneath your skin. About 1 out of every 1,000 people develops lipomas. They’re not usually anything more than a soft rubbery bulge on your skin. While lipomas are harmless, occasionally it’s best …

Sculptra Is Long Lasting

Some people think that if they never went outside that they wouldn’t age. Not so. Not only would you miss out on all the beauty around us here in Bend, but you’d still age. It’s called intrinsic aging, and it involves the yearly decrease of your body’s collagen production. By the time you’re 50, your …

Botox has some Other Interesting Applications

Since you may be considering coming to see the team at Deschutes for a Botox session before your holiday party, it may interest you to know some other uses for this world-famous brand. This all-star of the aesthetic world was first approved for the treatment of wrinkles in 2002, but it was used for the …