20 Feb 2018
February 20, 2018

miraDry: A Patients Perspective

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FollowShare miraDry is a FDA approved treatment that uses microwave energy to destroy the sweat glands in the underarm. Once those glands are destroyed, they do not regenerate. We recently asked one of our patients, Mikie, about her experience with hyperhidrosis and why she chose the miraDry treatment. Mikie is a licensed esthetician at MRS.. read more →

05 Feb 2018
February 5, 2018

New Year, New You!

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FollowShare The title says it all. Goodbye 2017, hello 2018. As we roll into the new year, now is a great time to evaluate your skincare regimen and possibly make some adjustments. Might I suggest a topical Vitamin A? Vitamin A comes in different strengths and forms, and has many benefits. It helps to unclog.. read more →

FollowShare After 20 years of practicing laser hair reduction here at Northwest Dermatology and Seattle Skin and Laser, we’ve learned a few things and have watched the technology improve. Our lasers have become more fine tuned, and can treat more hair types. Our clients are getting better results than they ever have, and the treatments.. read more →

02 Jan 2018
January 2, 2018

Introducing Microneedling

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FollowShare I’m very excited to introduce the 3MD advanced Microneedling to Seattle Skin and Laser! We can now enhance your rejuvenation treatments and compliment your skin care needs at a deeper level without the down time. Similar to fractional laser, but without resurfacing, the 3MD glides over the skin creating fractional micro-channeling to help in.. read more →

FollowShare Winter is an exciting time of the year, especially with all the holidays and outdoor, winter sports. However, it’s also the time  when many of us experience itchy, dry skin. This issue can easily be managed by taking a couple minutes each day to incorporate aggressive dry skin care into your daily regimen. The.. read more →

10 Nov 2017
November 10, 2017

Benefits of Limelight Photofacials

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FollowShare Well, it is officially the end of summer! As the leaves turn beautiful colors and begin to fall, I look in the mirror and see the pigmentation due to my fantastic summer. This means one thing; time to start a Limelight photofacial series. Limelight is an intense pulse light treatment that treats the brown.. read more →

10 Oct 2017
October 10, 2017

Maximizing Insurance Benefits

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FollowShare The holiday season is right around the corner and as your calendar fills up with obligations, don’t forget about scheduling your end-of-year medical and dental appointments. Here’s how to take advantage of your annual insurance benefits: Get Treatment Before Your Annual Deductible Resets Your deductible is the amount of money you pay out of.. read more →

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 →