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How long does Botox last?

How long does Botox last? How often do I need to get a Botox treatment?   Botox injections can last up to 4 months, depending on the location of the injection. Although Botox is typically reserved for the upper 1/3 of the face (and fillers for the lower 2/3 of the face), Botox can also be injected in small amounts...

How can I reduce the oil production of my skin?

  Oil production occurs at the level of the sebaceous gland. There are many more sebaceous glands located in such areas as the face, the chest and the shoulders but sebaceous glands can be found virtually anywhere on the body. When patients with very active sebaceous glands tell me they do not use a moisturizer daily because they do not...

SkinMedica Summit at Allergan Headquarters

After attending the SkinMedica Summit for my 7th year, I still walk away astounded at the research and development that SkinMedica, an Allergan company, performs in this corner of the market. The cosmetic topical market is huge, and it poses a lot of questions for the consumer and patient. I can feel good as a dermatologist, as a skincare specialist,...

Does Food Cause Acne?

  In a single word, “no”. Although there have been several studies that looked at the possibility acne could be caused or worsened by certain foods, it appears that no single food can be represented as an issue amongst acne patients in general. Myths have circulated that junk food or fried food causes acne. This is incorrect. It is certainly...

Dr. Ellen Turner Introduces Patients to a New Use for CoolSculpting® in the Dallas Area in a January Event

  Dr. Ellen Turner finds CoolSculpting® ideal for reducing the stubborn fat found on a person’s flank (better known as love handles), but until recently, such troublesome deposits found below the chin were best treated by other means. The recent FDA approval of a new applicator, CoolMini®, has changed that, however, by allowing greater focus on smaller areas previously unsuited...

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