19 Sep 2017
September 19, 2017

Keratosis Pilaris: Managing KP

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FollowShare Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition I diagnose very frequently in clinic. It presents as tiny flesh colored or slightly red bumps most commonly on the upper arms and thighs. It can give the skin in these areas a rough texture, and can be visually bothersome when it presents red in color. Keratosis.. read more →

FollowShare Patients who suffer from psoriasis understand the constant need for a home skin care routine and how daily care can directly affect when they have a psoriasis flare. In recognition of psoriasis awareness month I would like to take a moment to share a simple, natural way to help maintain psoriasis clear skin with.. read more →

FollowShare Oh acne….. It can be a short term relationship or a long term relationship. Either way it’s no fun. With so many myths and products out there, acne treatment options can be very overwhelming.  The good news is our team is here to help you. Our well equipped Dermatologists and skilled Aestheticians can help.. read more →

FollowShare Skincare routines can be tricky. It’s hard to know which products you need to keep in your lineup, as well as to decipher between what they say on the label and what they actually do. In this blog post, we share our favorite skin healing product of 2017 and how it can help improve.. read more →

FollowShare   Check out our dermatologist recommended sunscreen for 2017 – EltaMD UV Elements SPF 44. It has quickly become one of the best and favorite sunscreens to many of our patients and staff.    Sunscreen name: EltaMD UV Elements SPF 44 Overview:  Tinted Water resistant Facial sunscreen Oil-free All skin types Post procedure Main Ingredients:.. read more →

FollowShare Happy May and congratulations on surviving the rainiest Seattle winter on record. While we are all sun-starved and looking forward to warmer weather, it is important to recognize Skin Cancer Awareness month and review strategies for prevention of skin damage or skin cancer. Skin cancer is incredibly common. At current rates, 1 in 5.. read more →

01 May 2017
May 1, 2017

Melanoma Monday

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FollowShare Today we recognize the melanoma patients we have lost (one hourly in the US, 6500 annually worldwide) and the efforts we are making towards prevention, early detection and treatment while the disease is still at a curable stage. Washington has joined other states in passing legislation to ban tanning bed use for minors without.. read more →

13 Apr 2017
April 13, 2017

Rosacea Awareness Month

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FollowShare April is Rosacea Awareness Month and as someone with Rosacea, I’m the perfect person to blog about this skin condition. Rosacea is a chronic disease that affects 14 million people. Some common symptoms of Rosacea are: Redness Flushing Visible blood vessels Acne Researchers are still trying to figure out the exact cause of Rosacea,.. read more →

FollowShare Noticing a few wrinkles lately? Some common causes of wrinkles are aging, UV exposure, smoking and repeated facial expressions. Now is the time to refresh your look and get summer ready! Options for Reducing Wrinkles Cosmetic Botox, or Botulinum Toxin, is an excellent way to get rid of forehead lines, frown lines between your.. read more →

FollowShare As of March 1st, the University Village office back parking lot (in red on the map) will be closed due to a construction project next door. All yellow areas on the map are open for patient parking. There is parking available across the street from our building, in front of and behind the old.. read more →

31 Jan 2017
January 31, 2017

Fighting Dry Skin: Beat the Winter Itch

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FollowShare Is the cold weather leaving you or family members with “winter itch?” Dry, cold winter air and turning on your furnace, can sap the moisture from your skin leading to dryness, cracking and itching. Here are a few tips to avoid winter itch as well as what to do if it occurs: Shower with.. read more →

04 Jan 2017
January 4, 2017

The Cutera 3D Revitalize Treatment

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FollowShare 3D laser treatment is a 3 tier approach to addressing a number of conditions that can develop with aging and environmental exposure.  All three lasers are combined to make one treatment that can help to revitalize you in the new year.   One 3D laser treatment can consists of: Limelight- A light based procedure.. read more →

04 Jan 2017
January 4, 2017

New Year Resolutions

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FollowShare It’s been a great year at Northwest Skin Care Clinic with all the changes we’ve had. It’s hard to believe it’s been a full year since we joined forces with Dr. Lawlor and the Seattle Skin and Laser team. We have so many exciting things that are happening at our office, two new lasers.. read more →

FollowShare This could not be more true as it applies to having healthy, beautiful skin.  Much of my day in clinic is spent helping educate my patients in ways they can improve the look of their skin.  What I think can help patients most is prevention measures.  Sun protection with an appropriate SPF not only.. read more →

24 Jun 2016
June 24, 2016

Safe Summer Treatments

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FollowShare Summer laser restrictions don’t have to keep you from your beauty goals during the season.  Check out the many great summer safe treatments that are okay when the sun is out. Laser hair removal of the underarm or bikini area. Typically the underarms and bikini are shaded from sun making them safe areas to.. read more →

10 May 2016
May 10, 2016

Summer Skin Care Resolution

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FollowShare Ask yourself: What did I learn about my sunscreen habits in past summers? Do you have a no sunburn success story or sore, painful, blistered epic fail? What did you vow to change in summer 2016? Maybe it’s not so simple, maybe you or a family member was diagnosed with skin cancer and it’s.. read more →

FollowShare   Intense Pulsed Light, better know as IPL, is a device we use to treat lentignes (sun spots), and telangiectasia (broken capillaries). It may take several treatments, spaced about a month apart to achieve desired results, leaving the skin with an  improved overall tone of the skin.  It can be used on the face,.. read more →

FollowShare With the warmer days ahead, and the sun finally making an appearance, we are all excited to head outdoors for our weekend adventures. Whether it is a day of hiking, playing at the beach, or just doing some outdoor gardening –  don’t forget to apply, and then reapply your sunscreen! Here are some basic.. read more →

29 Feb 2016
February 29, 2016

Welcome Dr. Neha Parikh

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FollowShare We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Neha Parikh to the team at Seattle Skin and Laser. Dr. Parikh is a board certified dermatologist specializing in cosmetic and medical dermatology. Prior to moving to Seattle in 2011, Dr Parikh practiced in Manhattan for 8 years at the prestigious New York Dermatology Group. She completed her dermatology.. read more →

10 Feb 2016
February 10, 2016

Our Clinic is Expanding!

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FollowShare We are pleased to announce our recent merger with Northwest Dermatology in Edmonds. Northwest Dermatology has been serving our community for more than 30 years under the direction of John Headley, MD. As Dr. Headley transitions into retirement, Dr. Lawlor and his team are working to seamlessly incorporate the practice into our current Seattle Skin.. read more →