Men’s Health Awareness Month

It’s hard to believe that it is November! Two years ago this time we launched this adventure called VibrantSkin Dermatology and Laser. I’ve learned a lot and am so thankful to my tiny but mighty staff as well as all of our wonderful patients for helping us...

Make-Up: Introducing BeautyCounter!

I am getting back to blog writing after a busy couple of months! Early in August, I had the pleasure of speaking in Cartegena, Colombia at the International Master Course on Aging Science on the condition I treat a lot—hyperpigmentation! It was a great opportunity to...

Hyperpigmentation (dark discoloration of skin)

This month I want to give a few tips about discoloration of the skin. On April 5th, I had the honor of speaking at the University of Oklahoma Dermatology Skin of Color Symposium. One of the things I discussed in detail was treatment of skin discoloration. Many times...

What is a Health Sharing Ministry?

So excited that Spring is here! Longer days, blooming flowers, sunshine and warmth—ahhhh! So last month I focused on reasons why one should consider seeing a dermatologist like me who does not accept insurance, and I mentioned that this month I’d explain a little more...

New Year, New You!

So this is the time of year when nearly everyone is thinking about things they can do to better themselves. After all of the holiday food and festivities, it tends to be a natural purge and cleanse period so what better time to have a list of a few simple things you...

Let’s Talk Lips

Let’s talk lips. These two guys are a huge feature of the face and take many beautiful forms. Our lips are made not only of the portion used for smooches (vermillion lip) but also the skin around it that puckers (cutaneous lip). These days very full lips are all the...