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How (and Why) to Get Rid of a Painful Cyst

While a lot of cysts don’t pose a threat to your health, if your cyst starts hurting, it’s important to see a doctor. Not only will getting the cyst removed eliminate your pain, but it could help you avoid complications.
Mar 8th, 2023

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Alleviate Eczema Symptoms

If you or your child is living with eczema, making certain shifts in your daily life can go a long way toward alleviating the symptoms. Here are some lifestyle changes to make during National Eczema Awareness Month and beyond.
Oct 4th, 2022

How to Tell If Your Cyst Is Infected

A cyst doesn’t pose any risk to your health and shouldn’t cause you discomfort — unless it becomes infected. Learn how to spot an infection in this guide.
Aug 1st, 2022

Five Ways to Manage Your Plaque Psoriasis

If the most common type of psoriasis impacts your skin, some management techniques can help. Here are five things to do to ease your plaque psoriasis symptoms.
Jul 1st, 2022

Help for Your Child's Eczema

If your child is living with eczema, you probably want to do everything you can to help them find relief. Here are some pro tips to put to use.
Jun 1st, 2022

Can Rosacea Clear Up on Its Own?

At first, rosacea might not seem like a big deal. But if you leave it untreated, you’ll likely have a worsening issue on your hands. Learn more in this quick guide.
Apr 1st, 2022

My Acne Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

If you’re prone to breakouts, the key to getting clear skin lies in understanding what’s causing your acne in the first place. Learn what might be to blame — and how we can directly address it.
Mar 1st, 2022

Are Warts Dangerous to My Health?

Good news: warts are benign — or noncancerous — growths on your skin. Still, though, they might warrant a trip to the doctor. Learn more here.
Feb 2nd, 2022

Which Type of Chemical Peel Is Right for You?

Chemical peels can drive dramatic transformation in your skin, but different peels function in a variety of ways. To help you determine the best option for yourself, here are four areas to consider.
Jan 6th, 2022

What Can My Child Expect at Their Dermatology Appointment?

You take your child to a pediatrician because they specialize in smaller bodies and childhood conditions. A specialist is important for your child’s skin issues, too. Learn what to expect at a pediatric dermatology appointment.
Dec 1st, 2021

Will Cysts on My Scalp Go Away on Their Own?

If you have a cyst on your scalp — whether it’s a pilar cyst or another type of growth — you’re probably wondering what to do. Learn when scalp cysts may go away on their own and, if they don’t, what we can do about them.
Nov 9th, 2021

5 Common Eczema Triggers

If you have a rash that just won’t go away, it could be eczema. Learn what triggers this bothersome skin condition.
Oct 11th, 2021

Living With Psoriasis

The right care can make a huge difference in your comfort level as you live with psoriasis. Learn your options for getting your healthiest skin — and best life — here.
Sep 14th, 2021

How to Prevent a Rosacea Flare-Up

Rosacea is probably an unwelcome part of your life, but you can take steps to minimize its role. Here are a few actionable ways to prevent a flare-up.
Aug 15th, 2021

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.
Sep 3rd, 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


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


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


What is Dandruff? Dandruff occurs on the scalp and is not contagious or serious.
Jun 1st, 2018


What is Keloids? A keloid is a raised scar and occurs after a wound has healed.
Jun 1st, 2018


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


What is Lipoma? Lipoma is a soft, fatty and slow growing lump underneath the skin.
Jun 1st, 2018


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


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


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


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


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


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