RRFP Blog

Seeing 50 Shades of Red: Rosacea.

By |April 14th, 2016|

Are you noticing a warm, constant glow in the mid-face that doesn’t seem to go away? Does the redness get worse with spicy foods, certain skin care products, or a sip of alcohol? Do you blush easily? You could be developing rosacea.

Rosacea is a skin condition that affects more than 16 […]

High Five for HA5 Hydration

By |January 22nd, 2016|

SkinMedica ™ does it again! This is the newest and most advanced topical hyaluronic acid product on the market.

Historically, the particle size of hyaluronic acid has been too large to penetrate the outer most layer of the skin, which is why we inject fillers into the dermal layers of the skin. […]

How to Treat and Prevent Acne Scarring

By |October 14th, 2015|

If you see signs that your acne is leaving a scar on your skin, you don’t have to grin and bear it. There are lots of ways to heal your scars and keep new ones from forming.

Cortisone and Fade Creams
If your scar is red or swollen, use a cortisone cream to calm your skin. […]

Intense Pulsed Light

By |September 25th, 2015|

Intense pulsed light (IPL) or flashlamp therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses high intensity pulses of visible light to improve the appearance of the following skin problems:

—> Vascular lesions including spider angiomas, port wine stains, broken facial veins, rosy cheeks, rosacea and red thread veins of the legs
—> Brown Spots anywhere on the […]

So I Hear You Can’t Get Into Heaven Without a Retinol

By |September 4th, 2015|

Does everyone even know what a retinol is? Okay, so here’s the breakdown: retinol is a type of vitamin A that promotes cellular turnover. What is cellular turnover, you ask? That’s the rate that your skin sheds dead cells. The older we get, the slower that process happens. If your skin isn’t turning […]

When to Start Facial Treatments

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Facials are great for anyone that is age 12 or older. Teenagers, especially, have trouble with their skin being too oily, too dry, breaking out, or all of these at the same time. Parents try to give advice, but what usually ends up happening is either the teens won’t listen to them, […]

Plumper, Better, Faster and… Lasting

By |July 7th, 2015|

Much is being written about hydrating the skin topically to rid the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Methods in the form of strips to wear over night, facial masks, and night creams rich in “water” actually do work, but not for long. The results are barely going to last through your […]

Super at 70

By |July 6th, 2015|

If you are in your 70s – let me state you are lucky to be here! In your lifetime some wonderful things have occurred and you took part in them, whether they were good or bad.

The most important things in life are now quite obvious to you and with this direction in […]

Don’t Forget the Eye Cream!

By |June 29th, 2015|

While you are shopping around for skin care products that have proven science behind them, you are going to run into the SkinMedica® line. SkinMedica® is medical grade skin care not sold in department stores; however, these products are dispensed by very select licensed physicians. SkinMedica® has an unprecedented reputation for standing true to […]

Your Celebrity Selfie

By |June 28th, 2015|

We are all too familiar with the click of the iPhone photo that requires immediate review… keep or delete? Keep and post? Don’t forget to tag me!
Patients report just wanting to look better in selfies and social media. Of course the psychology behind the “selfie” has been under debate for […]