Category Archives: Hand/Foot Rejuvenation

Younger-Looking Hands at any Age

A fond memory for Dr. ShehlaEbrahim is one in which an 88-year-old client wanted to rejuvenate her hands. When asked why, the client responded that she had met a special man who was going to propose to her and she wanted her hands to look beautiful. Click to see: https://youtu.be/f-huo9Ayc84 Many women have beautiful faces, but …

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Do Your Hands Give Away Your Age ?

Much attention is paid to the face and neck in an effort to reduce the typical signs of aging – however what about your hands? 7 Signs of Aging Hands Age spots – don’t actually have anything to do with the aging process. They are as a result of sun damage and are more common …

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Sandal Season

Sandal Season is Here: Don't Let Toenail Fungus Get in the Way From our experience, toenail fungus can be very physically & emotionally frustrating. With Spring in full swing and the Summer months right around the corner, or as we here at Afterglow Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care like to call it, "Sandal Season," now …

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Nail Fungus is not pretty!

A study conducted by a Stanford University Dermatolgist, has shown that the Nd Yag laser clears up various fungal infections in both toenail and fingernail beds. Current topical treatments are often unable to penetrate the nail to effectively treat the fungus; and oral therapies only clear up fungus in 35 to 50% of patients. Lasers …

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Lasers: When 1+1+1 = a Perfect 10!

When you come to Afterglow, we have 3 different types of lasers that can give you smoother and more even skin.  Fractional lasers, the latest in skin resurfacing, have transformed our approach to creating smoother, more even toned skin.  By creating microscopic holes in the skin, these lasers produce results that are greater than their …

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Dermal Rolling – a new treatment for Stretch Marks

Also referred to as skin needling, Dermal Rolling is used for collagen channeling for natural collagen induction. The principal behind this therapy is simple:  when applied to the skin, under a local or topical anaesthetic, channels are created deep into the dermis of the skin. These channels cause keratinocytes and fibroblasts to produce numerous growth …

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Aging Hands

Is it true that you can always tell a woman's age by her hands? Thanks to modern tools and techniques, this old adage is no longer the case. While your hands will never again look as young as when you were in your 20s, they can look a lot better— and more youthful — with …

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The ProFractional Laser

Do you suffer from any of the following skin conditions? Acne scars Surgical scars Wrinkles and fine lines Melasma (mask of pregnancy) Sunspots/sun damage Crepey skin on face/neck Poor tone and texture Enlarged pores Stretch marks If so, you may be interested in treatment with our new ProFractional laser—the newest technology for skin resurfacing. Skin …

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