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December Specials

SPECIALS DECEMBER 2018   Hydrafacial HydraFacial is the only hydradermabrasion procedure that combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, hydration and antioxidant protection simultaneously, resulting in clearer, more beautiful skin with no discomfort or downtime....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

It Pays to Get Alphabetical with Skin Cancer

Around here, we’re all out and about year-round. But coming off of the long sunny days of summer, now is a good time to take stock of your skin. At our altitude of 3,623 feet in Bend, we get more than our fair share of ultraviolet rays. When it comes to knowing about...

Microneedling Your Way to Better Skin

If you’re reading this blog from Dr. Carter and her team at Deschutes, you know that collagen is what we all want. Collagen is the protein in the body that is responsible for providing support and structure to the skin. It makes our skin firm, yet supple. The problem...

Microblading Isn’t for Our Bike Trails

Around here pretty much everyone uses the bike trails, many with inline skates, aka Rollerblades. You may think that the term microblading is all about those rolling wheels. Alas, you’d get that question wrong on Jeopardy! Microblading is a form of semi-permanent...

Actinic Keratoses — Previews of Coming Attractions

We’re past the height of summer movie madness at the Regal Old Mill Theaters. Sometimes this summer there were so many previews, they could last 20 minutes. But when it comes to your skin — which is our reason d’etre at Deschutes — there’s a preview of something to...

Platelet-Rich Plasma

Platelets, no they’re not some Bizarro World entry into the paper plate market. Platelets, for those of you who were passing notes in biology class instead of studying, are the critical element in the blood responsible for wound repair. More specifically, platelets...

E is for Eczema

OK, so that doesn’t make sense — eczema has an X sound to start it — but no matter how you spell or say it, eczema is annoying. If it makes you any more comfortable, you’re in good company; over 30 million Americans have some form of eczema. But the itching, scaly...

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