How To Take Care Of Your Skin at 20, 30, 40 and 50

No matter your age, your skin needs love, nurturing and care. In order to fend off aging for as long as possible, it’s crucial to start caring for your skin as early as you can. At each point in life Dr. Melamed recommends following the 4 Commandments of Skincare: Cleans ...
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How To Treat Rosacea: From Tablets To Treatments

Rosacea is a fairly common chronic condition, affecting almost 16 million American adults. [1] Facial redness, occasional pimples, tiny red veins and stingy skin are some of the signs of rosacea. It is often worsened by alcohol, heat, exercise and sun exposure. Whilst it can be covered with make-up or ...
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How Hormones Might Be Aging You & How to Combat Them

Hormones control almost every aspect of our bodies. As we get older, we start to lose hormones and our ability to reproduce them, this can cause hormonal imbalances and a whole string of weird and unexpected symptoms. Our skin is particularly sensitive to fluctuations in hormones – with three hormones ...
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2019 Facial Aesthetics Trends

Every year facial aesthetics and non-invasive treatments grow in popularity. At West LA Medical & Skincare, we pride ourselves in being at the forefront of the aesthetics industry. Not only are all our treatments carried out by a fully certified physician, but we constantly improve our products, procedures and treatments ...
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DR. MELAMED: THE APPROACH

Who is Dr. Melamed? Dr. David P. Melamed, of West LA Medical & Skincare, is Certified in Aesthetic Medicine (American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine) and a member of the American Society for Laser Surgery. With over 18 years’ experience and a reputation that precedes him, Dr. Melamed is renowned as ...
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Wrinkles: The 411

What are wrinkles? Wrinkles are creases or lines in the facial skin. Over time and with age, as we lose fat, collagen, and skin elasticity, more wrinkles develop. There are two main types of wrinkles: Dynamic wrinkles: These wrinkles are caused by years of making facial expressions. Frowning and smiling ...
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What is Sun-Damage And How To Treat It

The sun can cause extensive damage to the skin, hence why doctors and dermatologists recommend the regular use of sunscreens. UVA, UVB and UVC can all attack the collagen fibres in the skin. Collagen is the tissue that creates a firm and plump appearance to the skin and fends of ...
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Non-Surgical Procedures To Combat Aging

While face-lifts and major invasive surgeries are still popular, many are turning to non-surgical procedures to roll back the years. These procedures are much subtler, delivering natural looking results, and require minimal recovery time. For those who want results that fit into their busy schedule, our procedures are the perfect ...
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