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6 Skin Care Tips to Improve the Health of Your Skin

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 12/17/14 8:30 AM

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181695976You know great-looking skin takes work. You need to clean it, moisturize it, apply the best products and consult with a doctor to figure out the most appropriate treatment methods. 

But there are different ways to take care of your skin depending on your goals. Maybe you’re hoping to improve the look of your skin or you just want to maintain its natural beauty. Perhaps you want to decrease the appearance of wrinkles or scars or smooth out bumpy spots. No matter what you’re trying to achieve, there is a product and/or method out there to help you. 

Here are six tips from Dr. Poblete and his office for helping your skin look its best at all times. 

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Step into the New Year with a Fresh Face: Collagen P.I.N.

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 12/10/14 9:00 AM

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fresh face with collagen P.I.N.Have you noticed more wrinkles or fine lines appearing on your skin? Are you experiencing oiliness? Is your skin texture and tone uneven? Do you have prominent acne scars or perhaps scars from injuries? Do you want more youthful or fresher looking skin, but you don’t want to invest in a facelift or chemical peel? 

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Make Up & Skin Care Holiday Open House December 11 Event

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 12/3/14 9:00 AM

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make up and skin care holiday open house This holiday season, you will likely find yourself shopping for the perfect gifts to suite your husband, children, parents, siblings, coworkers and friends. But there’s one person you may forget to treat, though: Yourself. 

You work hard all year, and you deserve a special gift, too. That’s why, on Thursday, December 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., we’re holding our Make Up & Skin Care Holiday Open House. We’ll be showcasing our signature skin care and cosmetic products and offering 25 percent off as our gift to you. This exclusive offer is only available at our event, which will be held at The Cleveland Clinic’s Elyria Family Health & Surgery Center. 

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What is Micro-Needling?

Posted by Sondra Powell on 12/1/14 9:00 AM

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collagen_needlesAutomated Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT) is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for treating the appearance of fine lines and acne scars and improving the skin’s overall appearance.  During this procedure, tiny needles are used to create controlled micro-injuries to the skin in order to produce collagen and elastin. The skin’s repair process results in improvement of the appearance of softer wrinkles. Automated micro-needling also creates superficial micro-channels which can be used with topical gels, creams and serums to help improve the appearance of the skin.  

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Enerpeel Hand Peel—Special December Pricing Available

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 11/26/14 1:00 PM

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enerpeel hand peel hand treatment skin careDo your hands show signs of aging? Do you have wrinkles, age spots or hyper pigmentation on them? Do you take great care of your skin by applying sunscreen and moisturizer, but your hands aren’t responding to treatments? It may be time to try something new to restore your hands to their true beauty.

This holiday season treat yourself to an Enerpeel Hand Peel from the Cleveland Clinic’s Elyria Family Health & Surgery Center. From December 1 through December 31st, we’re offering the peel for only $40 a treatment, which is discounted from the regular price of $60 per session. 

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Body Contouring Procedures After Massive Weight Loss: Are You in Shape?

Posted by Donna Mazzarella on 11/24/14 9:00 AM

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Body contouring procedures after weight lossYou just lost 100 lbs. or more and think you’re ready for body contouring procedures—but are you really ready?  

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (2004), post-bariatric surgery patients may be nutritionally deficient, and this can have consequences for surgery and recovery. Patients may be referred for nutritional counseling and advised to wait a year or longer following their weight loss before undergoing plastic surgery. It is also important for the patient’s weight to stabilize before body contouring begins. 

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America Spends Largest Amount on Cosmetic Surgery Since Great Recession

Posted by Donna Mazzarella on 11/17/14 9:00 AM

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Money_Cosmetic_Surgery“When you look good, you feel good.”  How many times do we hear this statement? Maybe we are starting to really believe it! 

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports Americans spent the largest amount on cosmetic surgery since the Great Recession of 2008. According to the ASPS (2014), more than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the United States, totaling more than 12 billion dollars for the first time since the Great Recession began in 2008. Of that total, more than 7 billion was spent on surgical procedures and more than 5 billion was spent on nonsurgical procedures.

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How Do Breast Implants Affect Childbirth and Motherhood?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 11/5/14 8:30 AM

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motherhoodCongratulations on your pregnancy! Right now you’re feeling excited, a little scared, and eager  to meet the newest member of your family. You’re painting his or her room, reading up on  all the parenting books, childproofing your home, and asking your friends with children for  guidance. 

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Your Must-Have Guide to Anti-Aging Foods

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 10/29/14 9:00 AM

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anti_aging_foodsYou’ve tried night creams, moisturizing, and staying out of the sun. You drink plenty of water,  exercise on a daily basis, and make sure to get your eight hours of beauty rest per night. 

Unfortunately, you may still be seeing new wrinkles on a weekly basis. 

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How Do I Know If I am a Good Candidate for Botox?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 10/22/14 8:30 AM

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botox_candidateBotox is life changing. It has the power to improve your physical appearance and treat medical  issues, which will, in turn, boost your mentality. Plus, a typical treatment is inexpensive, there is  minimal risk involved, and the procedure and recovery time are short. After spending just a few  minutes receiving Botox injections, you can make a positive transformation.

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