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Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer?

Cases of skin cancer are increasing across the globe. You know the importance of using sunscreen, but are you still at risk? Know the risk factors for skin cancer so you can take the proper steps to protect yourself.

Jul 21st, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jun 1st, 2021
Eyebrow Microblading

What is eyebrow mircoblading? Eyebrow microblading is a semi-permanent technique that allows patients to have a fuller, more natural looking eyebrow.

Aug 21st, 2018
LUX Las Vegas Skin Club

What is the LUX Skin Club? Enjoy the many services our clinic has to offer every month at discounted price. We at LUX want you to have the best skin possible.

Aug 21st, 2018
May is Melanoma Awareness Month

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — May is Melanoma Awareness Month, but in Las Vegas, protecting your skin is important every month of the year. In the past decade, the number of new melanoma cases diagnosed annually has increased by 53 percent.

Jun 27th, 2018
Sun Exposure Carries A Risk

Fun in the sun is part of the Central Coast lifestyle and there’s no shortage of things to do outdoors. But exposure to the sun also carries a risk.

Jun 27th, 2018
Psoriasis

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin condition that speeds up the life cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis sufferers often have red patches of skin, scaly spots, dry and cracked skin, and itching and burning.

Jun 9th, 2018
Ultherapy / Skin Tightening

LUX Dermatology is proud to offer Ultherapy, the only FDA approved, non-invasive face and neck lift. Christie Brinkley and one million other patients have been treated with Ultherapy.

Jun 8th, 2018
Spectra Laser

What is a Spectra Laser? The Spectra laser is a low energy, non-ablative laser resurfacing treatment that improves skin tone and texture.

Jun 8th, 2018
IPL / Photofacial

What are IPL & Photofacials Intense Pulsed Light therapy improves the appearance of sun-damaged skin, age spots/freckles, benign brown pigments, & redness.

Jun 8th, 2018
Venus Freeze / Skin Tightening

What is Venus Freeze & Skin Tightening A non-invasive treatment to enhance skin tone on the face & body using multi-polar radio frequency & magnetic pulsed fields.

Jun 8th, 2018
Customized Skin Care Products

Customized Skin Care Products LUX Dermatology is proud to offer the most advanced skin care available. Whether your skin is oily, dry, aging, or acne prone there is a solution for your skin type.

Jun 8th, 2018
Rash Treatment

Rash Treatment What is Rash Treatment? A rash is a temporary eruption or discoloration of the skin and can be inflamed and swollen.

Jun 1st, 2018
Hair Loss

What is Hair Loss? Both men and women can experience hair loss at any stage in their life.

Jun 1st, 2018
Scar Revision

What is Scar Revision? LUX Dermatologists have the technology and experienced that can help reduce the size and shape of many scars.

Jun 1st, 2018
Hyperhydrosis

What is Hyperhydrosis? Hyperhidrosis is the medical name for excessive sweating. Sweating is the body’s internal air conditioning.

Jun 1st, 2018
Skin Cyst

What is a Skin Cyst? Skin cysts are small, painless bumps under the skin, sometimes near a hair follicle.

Jun 1st, 2018
Dandruff

What is Dandruff? Dandruff occurs on the scalp and is not contagious or serious.

Jun 1st, 2018
Keloids

What is Keloids? A keloid is a raised scar and occurs after a wound has healed.

Jun 1st, 2018
Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is a condition that causes the skin to become infected, irritated and inflamed.

Jun 1st, 2018
Fungal Nail Infections

What are Fungal Nail Infections? Fungal nail infection is a skin condition that starts with a small or yellow spot under the fingernail or toenail.

Jun 1st, 2018
Lipoma

What is Lipoma? Lipoma is a soft, fatty and slow growing lump underneath the skin.

Jun 1st, 2018
Rosacea

What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a skin condition that most often affects the face, but can affect the neck and chest area as well.

Jun 1st, 2018
Wart Removal

What is Wart Removal? A wart is a skin growth on any part of the body caused by a virus (HPV), and it can quickly spread. Warts are extremely contagious and are most likely to develop in broken skin.

Jun 1st, 2018
Melasma

What is Melasma? Melasma is a medical condition where the face becomes discolored leaving brown, blue-grey or tan spots on the face.

Jun 1st, 2018
Skin Tags

What are Skin Tags? Skin tags are very common and mostly harmless skin condition. Skin tags are classified as noxious growths on the skin that may cause irritation.

Jun 1st, 2018
Angioma

What is Angioma? An angioma is classified as a benign growth of blood vessels under the skin. There are two types of angiomas: • Cherry angioma: caused by age • Spider angioma: caused by injury, sun exposure and liver disease

Jun 1st, 2018
Sebaceous Hyperplasia

What is Sebaceous Hyperplasia? Sebaceous Hyperplasia is a skin disorder of the sebaceous glands that cause them to become enlarged.

Jun 1st, 2018
Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Mohs surgery, named after the late University of Wisconsin Professor of Surgery, Frederick Mohs, is the gold standard for treatment of skin cancers. It is utilized mainly for basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, the two most common types...

Jun 1st, 2018
Electronic Brachytherapy

What is Electronic Brachytherapy Treatment? Electronic Brachytherapy Treatment (EBT) for Non-Melanomatous Skin Cancer EBT for skin cancer is a non-invasive office-based alternative to excision or MOHS surgery for the treatment of basal cell and squamous...

Jun 1st, 2018
Surgical Excision

What is Surgical Excision? Surgical excision is a treatment for melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. Physicians cut out the unhealthy skin, leaving the healthy skin still intact.

Jun 1st, 2018
Non-Invasive Face Lift

What is a Non-Invasive Face Lift? As we age we lose collagen. Loss of collagen can cause us to have loose skin and wrinkles.

Jun 1st, 2018
Botox / Wrinkle Relaxers

What are Botox & Wrinkle Relaxers? LUX Dermatology believes in state-of-the-art products, procedures and technology. We are proud to carry a wide range of wrinkle relaxers to fit your needs.

Jun 1st, 2018
Dermal Fillers

What are Dermal Fillers? LUX Dermatology has products to make you feel and look more youthful without surgery. We are proud to offer a wide array of different dermal fillers to fit your aesthetic goals and budget.

Jun 1st, 2018
Kybella

What is Kybella? Kybella is the ONLY FDA approved injectable that eliminates fat cells from predetermined treatment area. Kybella is made up of deoxycholic acid, a natural substance found in our bodies.

Jun 1st, 2018
Microdermabrasion

What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a minimally abrasive procedure utilizing crystals to exfoliate & remove the superficial layers of dry, dead skin cells.

Jun 1st, 2018
Facials

What are Facials? Facials are a gentle exfoliation treatment to remove dry skin cells and prepare the skin for hydration and & nourishing agents, relieving tightness and fine lines.

Jun 1st, 2018
Chemical Peels

What are Chemical Peels? Chemical peels are one of the best treatments to even out your skin tone. They can lighten, tighten & and brighten the skin.

Jun 1st, 2018
Acne Treatments

Acne can occur at any stage in life. Whether you are a pubescent teenager or an adult, acne can affect more than just your skin.

May 31st, 2018