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Category Archives: Anti-Aging

Our Doctors’ Best Advice for all Ages

Esana Medspa offers a range of non-invasive (and invasive) treatments for all ages. To help you achieve your goal of maintaining a youthful appearance, our staff have the unique benefit of consulting with two board-certified plastic surgeons on a daily basis. Dr. Pan and Dr. Davila agree there are many benefits to developing a regimen of treatments and products to fight visible signs of aging. Below are their customizable recommendations to consider based on age:

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Wide Awake About Tired-Looking Eyes

Many people have concerns about a tired appearance around their eyes. Even when they are full of energy, they appear tired because of dark circles, hollow eye appearance, or sagging eyelids. These symptoms can be caused by various genetic and environmental factors. With advances in medicine, there are now treatments to address each of the issues that cause tired-looking eyes. Read more

Summertime help for your skin!

Are you looking for a way to improve the health of your skin throughout the summer months? One of the best, tried-and-true ways is with a microdermabrasion. Many people have never experienced one, even if they are frequent visitors to Esana.
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A New Year, A New You

What is your new year’s resolution? A new diet, more exercise, maybe a new job, or even a vacation long overdue? Or is this the year you finally fix the one body issue that concerns you most, from abdominal changes after pregnancy to stubborn frown lines that make you look like your mother—when she’s angry.

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Ten Years of Client Relationships

“As long as they are happy, they always come back.”

“We help people obtain what is attainable, in terms of their skin,” says Vicki Lashette, who has been the medical aesthetician at ESANA Plastic Surgery Center & Medspa since it opened, 10 years ago. She oversees all care for the skin, from facials and microderms, to chemical peeling and microneedling. “I have a passion for skin care,” says Vickie, who switched to medical aesthetics after 30 years of practicing cosmetology. “Every year there is something new in skin care modalities.”

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The Hollywood Standard of Beauty

Hollywood has always set the standard for both feminine and masculine beauty since the dawn of the movie era. Actors made insecure by close-ups and unrealistic demands of physical perfection all have personal beauty secrets, from special cosmetics to diets, exercise programs, and plastic surgery procedures that help them to retain the youthful good looks they rely on to stay in the public eye—and employed.

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Keeping Skin Glowing: the Five Basics

What says youthfulness more than smooth, glowing skin? Follow these five essential steps for a healthy, radiant look at all stages of life:

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Sound advice for your aging face

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20’s: In our twenties, skin starts to slow down its renewal process and things like dryness and lines can start to form. Earlier damage from sun exposure can also surface with increased freckling and blotchy pigmentation. In this decade it is important to make sure your skin product regimen is correctly tailored for your skin. Retin-A based products (such as our Esana Essential) would be important to stop small lines from forming and to maintain collagen production. Sun avoidance is also necessary to prevent looking like a dried leather bag in the future. For some women, early forehead or frown lines may need Botox treatment to reverse and prevent them from etching the skin. Read more

Young Face, Old Hands

iStock_000027690871SmallMost of us focus on our face and body for procedures to stay youthful, but as the saying goes, the hands always give away our true age. As we get older, the skin on our hands thins, causing veins to become more prominent and liver spots to appear. Since we can’t use make-up to disguise these signs of aging as we do on the face, it isn’t surprising that the latest cosmetic trend is anti-aging hand procedures. Read more

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What Now, Brown Cow?

So as we age, what should we start to think about doing when it comes to our faces? There is so much marketing out there that it is hard to determine what is real, and what is snake oil. So let’s cut through the mess and get to what really works by each decade of your life.

20’s: In our twenties, skin starts to slow down its renewal process and things like dryness and lines can start to form. Earlier damage from sun exposure can also surface with increased freckling and blotchy pigmentation. In this decade it is important to make sure your skin product regimen is correctly tailored for your skin. Retin-A based products (such as our Esana Essential) would be important to stop small lines from forming and to maintain collagen production. Sun avoidance is also necessary to prevent looking like a dried leather bag in the future. For some women, early forehead or frown lines may need Botox treatment to reverse and prevent them from etching the skin. Read more

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