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The 411 on Laser Skin Resurfacing

September 16, 2021

Did you know that autumn is considered “laser season”? Now is the time to begin your laser treatment process! We want you to be informed, not overwhelmed when it comes to laser treatments for your skin concerns. Before you scroll too far down the Google results page, we suggest reading the following key things to…

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Your Guide to Get The Best Retinol Results

August 17, 2021

It’s mortifying that one of the most effective skincare ingredients is also one of the most misused. Retinol, also called vitamin A₁, is found in food and used as a powerful topical serum in skincare. When used correctly, ✔️Retinol can solve so many skin care concerns. It can effectively: Treat fine lines Smooth out skin…

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What are Skin Identical Ingredients?

July 19, 2021

Your skin is great at what it does! And it knows what it’s doing. Your skin knows how to lock in moisture and protect you from bacteria, viruses and anything else (including water pollutants) that touches it. For someone with allergies or sensitive skin, however, your experience may be different; your skin has lost its…

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How to Stimulate Collagen Production

June 14, 2021

We need it. Collagen is the most abundant and strongest natural protein in your body. It’s the main building block of skin, muscles, bones, blood vessels, gut tissue and tendons.  Collagen can be found alongside elastin and hyaluronic acid within the dermal layer of your skin. Together, these molecules make your skin firm, elastic, and…

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Meet Ali Maxfield

May 24, 2021

Transcript: One thing I think makes me unique for this practice is that I actually was a medical assistant and I worked here before I went to PA school. My name is Ali Maxfield and I’m a Physician’s Assistant at Valley dermatology and skin cancer center. I was really interested in helping people and I…

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Perfect & Permanent Laser Hair Removal

May 17, 2021

Our Lumenis machine delivers fabulous results for several skin concerns, but permanent hair removal is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures globally for both women and men of all ages from early teens upward. With maximum skin protection and technological advancements, laser hair removal is now quicker, more convenient and more affordable than ever…

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Meet ARNP Paul Hill

May 12, 2021

Transcript: My mother and my grandmother did the same thing and they had talked to me about possibly pursuing this. And when I got into the field I actually enjoyed it immensely and decided that it was probably the right career decision. My name is Paul Hill and I’m a Nurse Practitioner. Pretty straightforward person.…

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8 Reasons why CoolSculpting is our Favorite Body Contouring Treatment

April 14, 2021

At Valley Dermatology, we are all about safe, comfortable and effective treatments. That’s why we chose to offer CoolSculpting® at our office. CoolSculpting® is the brand name for a fat-freezing method called cryolipolysis.  Using an FDA cleared device, we can sculpt your body and reveal a firm and toned shape hidden underneath layers of fat…

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Your Guide to Injectable Dermal Fillers

March 8, 2021

We can often reverse the effects of aging with injectable dermal fillers. By replacing the volume lost with time, injectable dermal fillers enhance shallow contours, soften facial creases, remove wrinkles and can improve the appearance of scars. And, of course, they create beautiful, plump lips. This blog Answers: What are injectable dermal fillers? How Can…

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Don’t Let This Northwest Weather Fool You

February 2, 2021

In the past decade, (2011-2021) the deadliest type of skin cancer, killing more than two people per hour, has risen by 44 percent. 😢 Skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. Prolonged exposure to UV rays (4+ hours of ultraviolet radiation) puts you at risk of developing skin cancer (90 percent of all non…

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