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Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer? Jul 21st, 2021

One in five Americans develops skin cancer at some point during their life. Many of these cases could be prevented by protecting your skin from exposure to ultraviolet light. Our expert team at Lux Dermatology want to ensure your skin is as healthy as possible. We treat skin cancer cases...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jun 1st, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Eyebrow Microblading Aug 21st, 2018

What is eyebrow mircoblading? Eyebrow microblading is a semi-permanent technique that allows patients to have a fuller, more natural looking eyebrow. Unlike tattooing, microblading does not deposit pigment into the deeper layers of the skin. The hair strokes have a more natural looking appearance. The results can last anywhere from...

LUX Las Vegas Skin Club Aug 21st, 2018

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. For a small fee every month you will receive one-customized facial and access to our many other services and...

Dr. Leposavic On ABC Talking About The Importance Of Skin Checks Jun 28th, 2018

Dr. Leposavic on Las Vegas’ local ABC station talking about the importance of using sunscreen to prevent skin cancer. Lux Dermatology 653 N. Town Center #512 LasVegas, NV See full story here:

May is Melanoma Awareness Month Jun 27th, 2018

May is Melanoma Awareness Month, but in Las Vegas, protecting your skin is important every month of the year. 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...

Sun Exposure Carries A Risk Jun 27th, 2018

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. “Skin cancer is almost always caused by sunshine”, said Santa Maria radiology oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Wu, “getting vitamin D from the...

Psoriasis Jun 9th, 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. Psoriasis suffers can also experience swollen and stiff joints.. Here are some types of psoriasis:...

Ultherapy / Skin Tightening Jun 8th, 2018

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. The Ultherapy requires no cutting, no needles and no downtime! Ultherapy uses micro-focused ultrasound to target the areas of older and more...

Spectra Laser Jun 8th, 2018

What is a Spectra Laser? The Spectra laser is a low energy, non-ablative laser resurfacing treatment that improves skin tone and texture. The procedure reduces pigmentation, acne, acne scars, redness, pore size and fine lines. This is a gentle, safe and effective procedure for melasma on all skin types. This...

IPL / Photofacial Jun 8th, 2018

What are IPL & Photofacials Intense Pulsed Light therapy improves the appearance of sun-damaged skin, age spots/freckles, benign brown pigments, & redness.. Photofacials are a great way to get rid of the signs of sun weathering. This procedure is only available at our Las Vegas location, please call 702-796-7546 for...

Venus Freeze / Skin Tightening Jun 8th, 2018

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. The cosmetic staff at LUX Dermatology will develop a regimen determining the number of treatments needed to achieve your goal. This procedure is...

Customized Skin Care Products Jun 8th, 2018

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. Ask us to develop a skin care program best suited to your skin’s needs. At LUX...

Rash Treatment Jun 1st, 2018

What is Rash Treatment? A rash is a temporary eruption or discoloration of the skin and can be inflamed and swollen. Rashes may be attributed to climate related issues such as too much sun exposure or hot and humid weather. Skin rashes could also be related to more serious underlying...

Hair Loss Jun 1st, 2018

What is Hair Loss? Both men and women can experience hair loss at any stage in their life. An estimated 40% of hair loss sufferers are women. Hair loss is largely attributed to genetics but there are other health factors that can cause balding. Hair loss has been linked to...

Scar Revision Jun 1st, 2018

What is Scar Revision? LUX Dermatologists have the technology and experienced that can help reduce the size and shape of many scars. You don’t have to live with an unsightly scar! Book your appointment today to see what treatment options are available to you.

Hyperhydrosis Jun 1st, 2018

What is Hyperhydrosis? Hyperhidrosis is the medical name for excessive sweating. Sweating is the body’s internal air conditioning. Sweating also allows your pores to open up and releases any buildup inside of them. Individuals have between 2 to 5 million sweat glands. Men have fewer sweat glands than women, but...

Skin Cyst Jun 1st, 2018

What is a Skin Cyst? Skin cysts are small, painless bumps under the skin, sometimes near a hair follicle. More men than women tend to develop skin cysts. There is not one particular cause for skin cysts. If there is pain or infection in the cyst area it is important...

Dandruff Jun 1st, 2018

What is Dandruff? Dandruff occurs on the scalp and is not contagious or serious. Most dandruff cases can be treated with over-the-counter remedies. If your scalp is red or swollen and over-the-counter remedies are not effective, it is important to seek an examination. Most cases of dandruff are not a...

Keloids Jun 1st, 2018

What is Keloids? A keloid is a raised scar and occurs after a wound has healed. Unlike a traditional scar, a keloid is raised and can grow much larger than the wound. Keloids can occur anywhere on the body and there is not a non-surgical treatment for removal. If you...

Eczema Jun 1st, 2018

What is Eczema? Eczema is a condition that causes the skin to become infected, irritated and inflamed. Eczema is reported to affect around 35 million Americans each year. The exact cause of eczema is not known, but is to thought to be caused by an overactive response by the body’s...

Fungal Nail Infections Jun 1st, 2018

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. If the infection becomes worse you may experience your nail becoming thicker and more discolored. Nail fungus can grow back even if it is successfully...

Lipoma Jun 1st, 2018

What is Lipoma? Lipoma is a soft, fatty and slow growing lump underneath the skin. Lipoma’s are non-cancerous and for the most part are a harmless skin condition. Over 3 million adults are diagnosed with lipoma every year and most are middle-aged adults. Although lipmoa’s are usually small in size...

Rosacea 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. Signs you have rosacea are small and superficial dilated blood vessels, pimples, redness, and swelling. Rosacea is not contagious but certain things can aggravate the condition...

Wart Removal Jun 1st, 2018

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. There are six common types of warts: Common warts usually grow...

Melasma 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. Melasma is often referred to as the “Pregnancy Mask” since many women get melasma while pregnant or right after giving birth.. Exact cause of melasma is still unknown...

Skin Tags Jun 1st, 2018

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. The exact causes of skin tags are still unknown but many patients may see skin tags appear with added weight gain and...

Angioma 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 The exact cause of angioma’s are not known but genetics...

Sebaceous Hyperplasia Jun 1st, 2018

What is Sebaceous Hyperplasia? Sebaceous Hyperplasia is a skin disorder of the sebaceous glands that cause them to become enlarged. Sebaceous hyperplasia can present itself anywhere you have skin except for the hands and feet. Sebaceous hyperplasia is usually harmless and the glands are often removed for aesthetic reasons. However,...

Mohs Micrographic Surgery Jun 1st, 2018

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 of skin cancer. The technique provides cure rates of 99%...

Electronic Brachytherapy Jun 1st, 2018

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 cell skin cancers as well as certain other skin disorders such as keloids and AFX....

Surgical Excision Jun 1st, 2018

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. The difference between a biopsy and a Surgical Excision is the size of the margin. A LUX dermatologist will determine if a surgical...

Non-Invasive Face Lift Jun 1st, 2018

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. Many of us would like the benefits of full correction, like a face-lift but don’t want to go under the knife. We know have the technology...

Botox / Wrinkle Relaxers Jun 1st, 2018

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. We offer Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. Our experienced clinicians will identify the areas that need treatment to help you achieve...

Dermal Fillers Jun 1st, 2018

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. We offer hyaluronic acid products such as Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, Belotero and Voluma...

Kybella 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. Deoxycholic acids in our bodies naturally absorb fat. Kybella works the same way deoxycholic acid does but with...

Microdermabrasion 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. This procedure buffs and polishes the skin to help with clogged pores. It also improves the appearance of fine lines, uneven pigmentation, sun damage and light scarring....

Facials 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. Facials are can also treat oily, congested and acne prone skin. We offer a range of customized facials to help treat...

Chemical Peels Jun 1st, 2018

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. This procedure treats fine wrinkles, areas of dryness, uneven pigmentation and acne. We encourage you to contact our team of professionals to determine...

Acne Treatments May 31st, 2018

What is Acne? 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. Acne can promote low self-esteem and can make people feel self-conscious. Acne can develop when hair follicles become plugged with oil, dirt...