Fraxel® DUAL | Meet Skin Rejuvenation and Restoration

As we age, the effects of sun, pollution, stress, and fatigue can take a toll on our skin. We try to do all we can to look and feel great, but sometimes it can take a bit more to keep us looking as refreshed and youthful as we feel inside. That’s where Fraxel® DUAL resurfacing […]

Everything You Need To Know About Daxxify

Until now, Botox® Cosmetic and Dysport have been the go-to anti-wrinkle injections. A new alternative called Daxxify has entered the neurotoxin market, and we’re pleased to offer it as part of our cosmetic injectable portfolio here at 450Derm. Daxxify® is the most recent neuromodulator approved by the FDA for use in treating dynamic expression that […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Cutera Excel V+ Laser Genesis Treatment

A New Approach to Treating Vascular and Pigmented Lesions Dr. David MacGregor is pleased to offer the newest and most advanced treatment for blood vessels and pigmentation: Cutera’s Excel V+. Developed with input from leading dermatologists, Excel V+ offers the energy needed to safely and effectively treat a wide range of skin concerns that caused by […]

4 Treatments To Rejuvenate Your Smile Before Holiday Season

If you’ve enjoyed spending time outdoors this summer, your skin’s likely showing some signs of photoaging (brown spots, textural changes, and fine lines). We’re currently living in the space between summer and winter, with upcoming social events and holidays just around the corner. In my practice, we typically see an uptick in procedures to reverse […]

New Year, New You with Dermal Fillers

The new year is a time when we begin to think about what we’d like to change about ourselves. Oftentimes, those changes start with our appearance. Whether it’s working out, eating healthier, or a pledge for better self-care, the new year provides time for a mindful pause to plan how to look and feel our […]

Ultherapy: Noticeable Results With No Downtime

After the last two years, we’re all seeing the visible effects of aging on the skin. Let’s face it, what we thought would be a temporary thing has segued into a new way of doing life. We’ve all adjusted to work meetings via Zoom, and now we’re engaging even more on dating and social apps […]

To Botox or Not To Botox? How To Tell If You’re Really Ready

What is Botox? Botox is a cosmetic treatment designed to relax muscles that eventually cause wrinkles on the face and neck.  We call them dynamic wrinkles or dynamic expression lines because they are the wrinkles you notice when you raise your eyebrows, squint, smile, and frown. While Botox is trending for younger patients (early 20s) […]

Say Bye-Bye To Brown Spots With These Tried-and-True Treatments

Summer is officially over and as the seasons in the Bay Area change, you are likely noticing some changes in the color and texture of your skin. Our patients often ask what treatments work best to revitalize skin tone and reduce those pesky sun spots that oftentimes end up looking more pronounced with makeup or […]