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Radiesse Buttock Lift Jul 10th, 2020

The buttock area is another area that can show our age.  With time, the effects of gravity and the effects of loss of volume can cause descent of the buttock area.  So how do we achieve the butt lift?  There are several ways.  Either through fat transfer, which involves removal...

Hyaluronic Acid Filler (Juvederm Voluma and Juvederm Ultra) Jun 29th, 2020

One of my favorite cosmetic procedures to perform in the practice is fillers. Fillers is more than just filling, instead think of fillers as restoring the structure of the face.   True, we lose fat from our face overtime, but we also lose collagen and elastin in our skin and we...

Botox and Xeomin and why it is important as a starting point Jun 20th, 2020

One of the first signs of aging, especially in our younger population, is fromthe constant movement of the muscles which begin to etch in lines on the forehead, between the brows and around the eyes. To minimize this musclar movement, we use botulinum neurotoxin in our practice.  We primarily use...

Trim-Tighten-Tone Jun 16th, 2020

When evaluating the body, we like to trim (diminish the excess fat), tighten (tighten the skin through the stimulation of elastin and collagen) and tone(working on the muscle below). How do we do this with energy based devices? The answer to non-invasive body contouring is through combination treatment wih devices...

Combination Cosmetic Treatment Apr 9th, 2019

Combination is King.  When trying to achive an aeshetic goal, patients often ask, "should I do laser, or fillers or botox.".  The correct answer an many patients, is that all of the interventions will add to the final cosmetic outcome. Botulinum neuromodulator (Botox being one of them), helps to minimize...

Fractional CO2 Laser (Smartskin) May 9th, 2018

One of my favorite lasers for skin tightening is fractional CO2 laser (Smartskin).  This laser has the ability to penetrate deep into the dermis and stimulate collagen.  It is my laser of choice for tightening the skin around the eyes to help open the eyes.One of the drawbacks to the...

Picosure: The New Gold Standard in Laser Tattoo Removal May 8th, 2018

The new Picosure Laser by Cynosure is the first picosecond laser to come to market.  This laser has been in development for the past decade and truly marks the first new innovation for laser tattoo removal in the past 24 years!While we previously used QS lasers, which did an effective...

Why Topical Vitamin C is So Important For Your Skin May 1st, 2018

Topical Vitamin C is one of the most important ingredients that should be applied to the skin.  Why?  During the day, we are exposed to “oxidative stress” in the form of UV exposure, pollution and environmental factors such as smoking (even if it is second hand smoke).  All these oxidative...

Sculpsure Laser Treatment Fat Reducer Apr 24th, 2018

Sculpsure Laser is the newest laser in minimally invasive body contouring.  So what is it?  Sculpsure laser uses a 1060 nm diode laser wavelength that is preferentially absorbed by the fat cell, referred to as an adipocyte.  Over a 25 minute treatment, the fat cells are targeted and damaged and...

Liquid Facelift and Fillers Apr 17th, 2018

Sculptra Liquid Facelift and Juvederm for RevolumizationThrough the decades, we begin to lose fat from our face.  It is not just fat that we lose, but we also begin to lose bone and our facial structures begin to descend with lack of support from the diminished fat, collagen and bony...

Hand Rejuvenation Apr 10th, 2018

Oh my hands!  We often here this from patients.  What can be done to help rejuvenate the hands?First of all, why do the hands age so much?  The answer is that they are always exposed.  Whether we are driving and have our hands on the steering wheel, with UV rays...

Focus on Skin Revitalization With Picosure Focus Lens Apr 3rd, 2018

Picosure Focus Lens has been a wonderful attribute to our practice since 2013 for skin revitalization.Why?The laser procedure employs a diffractive lens that redistributes light into high powered microbeams to target not only pigment (melanin), but also collagen!  So you get two for one with one treatment.  Typically, no numbing...

The Year of Radio-Frequency Devices for Collagen Stimulation and Skin Tightening Mar 27th, 2018

2018 is the year of radio-frequency devices!  Radio-frequency devices are definitely making their mark in the cosmetic industry for skin tightening and collagen stimulation. Why?  Because radiofrequency is so versatile.  RF (radiofrequency) has many applications for uses such as skin tightening, generalized collagen stimulation, fat reduction and in woman’s health.  Another key feature is...

Noninvasive Facelift Mar 20th, 2018

Noninvasive Facelifts are possible in this day in age.When we see a patient who has consulted us for generalized facial aging, there are typically several aspects that we want to target.The first step is to address the dynamic muscular movement contributing to the wrinkle.  We do this with a neuromodulator such as...

Kybella and Off the Chin Applications For Fat Mar 13th, 2018

Off the Chin Applications for KybellaKybella, made by cosmetic powerhouse Allergan, is now being utilized for off the chin applications.  Small areas such as the fat can be seen around the axilla area where a bra pushes the fat.  This creates an irregular contour when wearing shirts where one can...

The Importance of Retinoic Acid with Differin, Tretinoin or Tazaratene and Good Skincare Mar 6th, 2018

Did you know that low strength Differin is now OTC?Increasing skin turnover is important as we age.  Our keratinocytes on the surface layer tend to not turn over as rapidly as when we were children.  We often recommend a retinoic acid to be utilized at night to help improve this.The...

Picosure Laser for Pigmented Lesions Feb 1st, 2018

The Picosure laser is the first pico-pulsed laser which delivers pulses in the trillionths of seconds.  While this laser has changed our ability in treating tattoo ink, it is also FDA approved for treating benign pigmentation.Now that summer is over, the residual effects of uv radiation may have increased the...

Sun Spots on the Arms and Legs, How Are They Treated? Dec 12th, 2017

The arms and legs carry a lot of the sun damage occurs over years of sun damage.  We all remember the days of NO sunscreen and baby oil to get the ultimate bronzing effect.  Unfortunately this elective baking of the skin, caused the appearance of sun spots (solar lentigenes) and...

Fractional C02 Laser Eyelid Tightening Dec 5th, 2017

One of my favorite procedures to do, especially in the winter months is the fractional CO2 laser.  This laser helps to tighten the skin and is especially wonderful for the skin around the eyes.  Granted, there is a downtime of about 4-5 days where the skin appears darker (prior to sloughing) and...

Are You Interested In Working In A Cosmetic and Laser Center? Jun 3rd, 2013

We are currently recruiting from a front desk receptionist for our Cosmetic and Laser Center.Please call us if you are interested and submit your CV to info@salujalaser.com

PicoSure is Now Here! Enrolling Patients in Clinical Studies for PicoSure Jun 3rd, 2013

We are so excited to introducte PICOSURE (made by Cynosure, Westford, MA, www.cynosure.com) at our laser center.Picosure is an FDA approved pico second pulsed laser that takes tattoo laser removal to a different level. Over the past 20 years there has been minimal advancement in laser tattoo removal. The standard...

Ulthera Receives First-Ever FDA Clearance for Non-invasive Lift of Skin on the Neck and Under Chin Apr 2nd, 2013

This is the second lift indication that the System has received; the first cosmetic lift indication was granted in 2009, when the Ulthera System was cleared as a facial treatment with a specific indication for non-invasive eyebrow lift. To date, the Ulthera System remains the only energy-based device with an...

Facebook Fans Feb 4th, 2013

To all of our facebook fans (and if you are not one yet, go onto our facebook page and like us!), we are offering a $100 dollar coupon towards a Full Face Fractional CO2 laser. We have 10 coupons which will be first come first serve until the end of...

Juvederm Lips Jul 18th, 2012

Volume loss does not only occur in the nasolabial folds and malar area (cheek area), but profound loss can be seen in the lips. The lips take on the appearance of a thin line with vertical wrinkling. In our late 30’s and 40’s this can be quite apparent.The way to...

"Juvederm" App on the Iphone Jul 12th, 2012

Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid gel which is a “filler” product. It is instrumental as part of the facial aging armentarium, by adding volume back to the areas of the face where it has been lost. One of the most common areas where volume is lost is the nasolabial folds...

July Laser Hair Removal Special Jul 10th, 2012

Have you ever wanted to try laser hair removal, but didn’t know how it would feel? Or you were concerned about the cost?During the month of July we are offering laser hair removal for the underarms (axilla) for $75 dollars and the bikini line for $99.It is important to remember...

The Importance of Sunscreen Jun 20th, 2012

A picture is worth a thousand words and sometimes when we visually process something, it sticks with us in memory.There is a photo from an article in NEJM where a truck driver, exposed to sun on the left side of the face over many years shows dramatic asymmetric dermatoheliosis. The...

Recruiting Patients For Xanthelasma Laser Study Jun 4th, 2012

Xanthomas are a skin condition where fatty material can build up under the skin surface. They occur more in older individuals and especially in individuals with high lipid profiles (Cholesterol).Xanthelasma occurs on eyelid skin, especially the upper eyelids and represents cholesterol deposition within dermal macrophages. The can be prominant and...

June Filler Discount Through Our Facebook Page May 30th, 2012

“Like” Saluja Cosmetic and Laser Center on Facebook and receive 10% off of Juvederm Ultra or Restylane (regular price $475) or Juvederm Ultra Plus (regular price $500). If you have already “liked” us and are a current fan, you can also take advantage of this special offer.Offer ends at the...

Juvederm and Revlite May 29th, 2012

With the passing of Memorial day comes the beginning of the summer season. It is so vitally important to make sure to wear your broadspectrum sunscreen (UVA and UVB) to keep the skin protected.This is also a time when we begin to analyze our skin more. Do the areas around...

Treatment of Blood Vessels At The Side of The Nose May 25th, 2012

Telangiectasia refers to the superficial cutaneous vessels which are visible to the human eye. They can be associated with underlying conditions such as rosacea or secondary to photodamage. These vessels measure 0.1 to 1.0 mm in diameter and represent a dilated venule, capillary, or arteriole.Telangiectasia that are arteriolar in origin...

What Is New With Facial Fillers- The Blunt Tip Cannula May 18th, 2012

Fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm are one of the most common procedures performed by aesthetic physicians. With aging, not only is the quality of the skin affected with wrinkles but also individuals start to experience volume loss. It is akin to being a grape when we are young and...

Skin Tightening Lasers Which Can Be Done In The Spring and Summer May 14th, 2012

There are many different laser modalities which can help tighten the skin. Certainly CO2 is the most aggressive and therefore has the greatest results But standard CO2 has decreased in popularity do the prolonged healing times and risk of infection. It has been largely replaced by fractional CO2 laser.While fractional...

Revlite Laser Special Through The Charlotte Observer Daily Deals May 11th, 2012

Take advantage of the exceptional Revlite Laser Special for pigmentation and skin tightening. The Charlotte Observer Daily Deal ends on the 15th! Log onto www.dealsaver.com to find out more.

Month of May Laser Hair Removal Special May 2nd, 2012

Summer is right around the corner. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to get rid of the razor and to never have to shave again? Laser hair removal targets the hair follicle by way of the melanin in hair. Each laser treatment is combined with an integrated cooling system which minimizes any...

RevLite Laser Facial May 1st, 2012

The RevLite Q switched laser is a wonderful nonablative laser used for skin rejuvenation. The system’s unique Q-switch pulsing structure emits short bursts of energy to the target, helping to prevent over-heating in the skin. By delivering maximum power in short timespans, it acts like an aggressive laser without any...

Laser Treatment for Spider Veins of the Legs Apr 17th, 2012

Sporting a style such as this, all eyes will definitely be on the fashionable couture… heaven forbid, you don’t want the gaze to freeze in shock at the spider veins which have crawled up the legs.Yes, fake tans can hide some of the damage that endless standing, pregnancy, heredity and...

Juvederm, Restylane, Botox and Dysport Apr 16th, 2012

Now is the time to address volume loss and dynamic wrinkles.When you look in the mirror, do you see the 11 sign right between the brows? This occurs from the corrugator muscles which pull down and inward, creating a look of frustration, even when you are relaxed. The simple solution...

Laser Hair Removal With Elite MPX Apr 11th, 2012

Definitely the most popular procedure for any bride to be is laser hair removal. Laser Hair Removal represents the most requested minimally invasive cosmetic laser procedure by the general public as well.In order to ditch the razor for the honeymoon, start the procedures about 8-9 months before the big day....

Popular Over The Counter Products, A Thorough Look At The Ingredients Apr 9th, 2012

We know that the sun can begin to damage the skin through UV radiation which generates reactive oxygen species (ROS) which can lead to photo damage and skin cancers. In addition, UV radiation can lead to the formation of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) which can degrade elastic and collagen of the...

Does Arnica Montana Help With Post Injection or Post Procedure Bruising? Apr 3rd, 2012

Homeopathic arnica montana has been used for its anti-ecchymotic (anti bruising) properties. But what is it and does it really help?Arnica montana is also known as “leopards bane” and is a perennial which is indiginous to central Europe and England. It has been used in many different formulations over the...

Combined Pulsed Dye and ND:YAG Laser Treatment (Cynergy Laser) of Cherry Angiomas Apr 3rd, 2012

Cherry angiomas are benign, commonly acquired red colored growths that typically occur in our third decade of life. These microvascular malformations can be up to several millimeters in size and increase with age. Cherry angiomas can appear anywhere on the body but are typically found on the trunk and proximal...

Study Volunteers for SmoothShapes Cellulite Study Mar 27th, 2012

Do you suffer from cellulite of the thigh area? We are recruiting 12 patients for a SmoothShapes study where you will receive 3 treatments and have follow up photographic visits. If you are interested, please call our office at (704) 584-4071 for a consultation to see if you are a...

The No Downtime Skin Tightening Laser! Affirm Mar 23rd, 2012

More options are present today for minimizing photodamage to the skin which occurs after long term sun exposure. Although caucasian skin has a tendency to show more photodamage, ethnic skin too can exhibit changes in vascularity, pigmentation, dyschromia and elastin and collagen changes from years of sun exposure.In the recent...

The New Laser for Tattoo Removal Is Here- Revlite. Mar 20th, 2012

The tattoo industry is thriving with 25% of Americans flaunting at least one tattoo. The skin serves as a popular canvas for the full expression of an individual’s artistic side, inspired by a past love, a new child or a re-creation of something aesthetic.While tattoo placement is at an all-time...

Welcome to Saluja Cosmetic and Laser Center Mar 1st, 2012

I am honored you have chosen to log on to my practices webpage to learn more about me and my philosophies as a dermatologic cosmetic surgeon. I am passionate about laser and laser technology. I find a deep sense of satisfaction in hearing patients concerns and then developing an aesthetic...

Our New Website Is Live! Feb 29th, 2012

We are happy to announce that our new website is now live! Bookmark us and check back often for useful information concerning skin care, cosmetic surgery, and special offers.While you are here, we would be happy to hear your feedback on our new site. Please feel free to send us...