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Treatment Options For Varicose Veins

Those large, visible veins which appear on your legs and feet are embarrassing and often uncomfortable. Whether you are concerned about their appearance, the discomfort, or both, Art of SKIN offers numerous innovative, minimally evasive, solutions.

The Pros and Cons of Fat Transfer

Fat Transfer Art of SkinMoving fat from your hips and thighs and injecting it into your face, breasts or bottom may seem like a dream come true—and for some, it is. The process, called fat transfer or fat grafting, involves removing fat from one part of the body via a gentle liposuction and then injecting it elsewhere. It works well all over the body but is most commonly used on the face to enhance cheeks, to fill hollow lower eyelids, and/or build up areas that have lost volume due to aging. It’s also commonly used to plump up bottoms and to increase breast size and improve breast shape.

Traditional plastic surgery with implants requires an incision, creating a “pocket,” and placing the implant into that pocket before stitching to finish. In fat transfer, there is only a small incision and almost no cutting, says Dr. Paul Lubitz. Injecting into smaller areas of the face, like the cheeks, lower eyelid hollows, and lips will cost less since you’ll only need a partial liposuction.

The ideal candidate is in search of relatively small enhancement to her breasts, has a natural lift with good bust contour, and has excess body fat to remove. In reality, most women are seeking much more of a size increase and change in shape and lift than fat transfer can currently offer.

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INFINI™ Skin Tightening

If you were to write a love note to yourself, what would it say? We tend to be really good at pointing out our flaws, but instead, how about focusing on what you can do about them. Like a bit of maintenance to help you love your body again and be pleased with yourself. At Art of SKIN, we can turn that love note into a love book.

Our board-certified dermatologists believe that the best treatments are the ones that stimulate your skin to heal itself. That’s why we are excited to offer INFINI™, a remarkable skin smoothing and tightening treatment. It combines the benefits of radiofrequency (RF) energy and micro needling to activate collagen production and contraction, restoring more youthful skin from within.

One Single Procedure, Multiple Benefits

The INFINI™ device is the RF skin tightening technology many have been waiting for. It utilizes microneedles to deliver RF energy with a precision that has been unattainable until now, for superior collagen remodeling, stimulation, and contraction. What does that mean for you?

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How to Get Glowing Wedding Skin

Countdown tips on how to get your skin in top-notch shape before your wedding.

All eyes will be on you on your BIG day. And you want glowing skin for the walk down the aisle, but how do you achieve this? We’ve got the inside scoop from Dr. Paul Lubitz — like when to schedule facials and treatments before the ‘I dos’, as well as beauty basics.

Four to Six Months Prior

Schedule a Visit with Your Dermatologist

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Can You Afford Injectable Face and Body Fillers?

When it comes to anti-aging skincare, many of us have medicine cabinets bursting with moisturizers, serums, and cleansers. But mention the words “injections” or “non-invasive plastic surgery,” and there’s a chance the response will come in the form of a whispered confession: there’s no way I could afford that kind of treatments.

Not long ago, dermatological skin tweaks existed almost exclusively for well-heeled women who needn’t ask about prices. But times have changed. Younger women, some on the earlier side of their 20s, are certain that fillers, and Botox, is actually more cost-effective in the long run. Keep in mind, Art of SKIN has payment plans available.

Volume RestorationWe all know that over time, skin loses volume and facial contours may sag.  Exposure to sun and years of muscle movement (squinting, chewing, smiling) contribute to tissue breakdown of the skin. Aging is not-kind to our skin. To combat this, we use many different volumetric or dermal fillers of the Hyaluronic class. (BTW Hyaluronic acid is a natural filler substance in your body).

Facial fillers are temporary to long-lasting solutions administered through a few tiny facial injections on specific areas of the face.

Dr. Lubitz, a licensed and experienced dermatologist, personally performs all dermal filler injections. He’s been doing this 15+ years and is recognized as a national expert and leader in the field of volumetric filling, enhancement, and facial rejuvenation.

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SculpSure: The Secret To An Amazing Body

All the exercise in the world will not shrink loose abdominal skin. In many cases, such skin has lost its elasticity, has stretch marks and physically cannot snap back. Okay, the “Debbie Downer” moment is over. We are here to tell you that there is a solution and it’s called SculpSure!

This new light-based body contouring treatment uses laser-based technology to selectively target and destroy fat cells without affecting the skin’s surface, requiring no surgery or downtime.

When you at Art of SKIN and in 25 minutes, with no sedation and no needles, you’ll experience this procedure and then go right back to your normal routine. Easy, right?

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Winter Skincare Tips for Rosacea and Eczema

Art of SKINLiving with chronic skin conditions like rosacea and eczema can be tricky to manage during the cold winter months. It doesn’t help with Alberta temperature swings, cold dry air and warming up in hot ski chalets – the mix of extreme temperatures can make anyone with these skin conditions run for the hills.

The cause of these conditions is unknown. Rosacea often shows up as redness or flushing in the face and eczema as flaky patches of skin. But if you suffer from either condition, there’s hope; they can be effectively calmed and reduced with the right types of skin care.

How Winter Affect Rosacea and Eczema

Although rosacea is typically experienced year-round with additional flare-ups in winter, eczema is often experienced only in the fall and winter. This is due to the drying effects of the season. Cold winds on exposed skin can aggravate these conditions. The strong heat inside can cause dryness of the skin and aggravate symptoms for sufferers of both skin conditions.

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Smooth Those Lines With Skin Tightening

Looking for a refreshed youthful appearance with no needles or surgery? Are you searching for a skin tightening option that won’t make you look like you “had something done?”

It’s not fair that as we age, collagen production slows down causing our skin to lose laxity and firmness. Okay, the scientific talk is over, time to focus on smoothing out those wrinkles, fine lines around the eyes, smile lines, frown lines on your forehead, crow’s feet, and other bothersome creases.

Snap your fingers, Pellevé to the rescue.

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Hair-free Carefree. About Laser Hair Reduction

For people who are tired of shaving, tweezing, and waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal has become the preferred option—and a practical solution.

Laser hair removal is a popular permanent hair removal option that destroys the hair follicle to reduce hair growth.

You can get it done anywhere on the body, our devices can cover large places fast. Legs, back, underarms, bikini line, stomach, face…There is no limit to the places you can get laser hair removal.

  • Lasers are precise, and can selectively target the hairs while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged.
  • Each laser pulse takes a fraction of a second and can treat an area with each pulse instead of one follicle at a time like electrolysis.
  • Laser settings can be adjusted to suit your specific skin tone and hair colour.

When it comes to pain level, we make every effort to make the procedure as pain-free as possible, we have the benefit of using air cooling during the treatment. This allows us to cool the skin before, during and after each pulse.  Any discomfort will progressively be less painful as treatments continue and the hair becomes finer.

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