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Category Archives: Skin Health

Quick, Easy, Online eVisits are Here!

What is an eVisit, and how does it work? We want your appointments at our office to be quick, easy, and accurate. That’s why we’ve started offering eVisit services as part of our patient care. An eVisit is a secure, video chat appointment that you can schedule in minutes through our eVisit portal. You will meet with our Physician’s Assistant,…

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Before and After Gallery: Acne and Scarring. Improve yours today and achieve the results you have always wanted.

How can Dr. Welsh and Dr. Hui help with my acne and scarring? Whether you’re a teenager or not, acne can be a frustrating dermatological problem. At Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology, we have solutions ranging from medical-grade skincare products to prescriptions that can reduce breakouts. We also have options that reduce the appearance of scarring, even some as old as…

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Oil of Oh No! The Truth About Oil Cleansers

A recent trend in oil-based cleansers and moisturizers has made its way to the beauty stores, and onto the faces of our patients. Oil-based products sound natural and healthy, but in reality they are very bad for your skin. Here are SIX reasons why you should save your oil for your cooking and your car, and keep oil-based products off your…

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Is Your iPhone Making You Look Old?

Have you heard about “tech neck,” the aging effect of small devices on the lower neck of people as young as 18 years old? It’s real, and there are real things you can do about it! People with multiple small electronic devices (think smartphones, laptops, and tablets) stare at them upwards of 150 times a day, usually by tilting the…

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How to Keep Looking Your Best During Menopause

As the estrogen in your body decreases, you may feel that you’re not looking your best. From wrinkles and adult acne to hair loss and weight gain, menopause symptoms caused by hormones can be a real frustration. Here are my tips to help you look your best while managing menopause: * Renew your skin. Lower estrogen means drier skin, and…

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GRASSE: Grow Healthier Skin from the Roots

Summer is in full swing, and so are we! This month, we begin remodeling our new space. We’re not changing our address, but we are adding treatment rooms, staff, and more. Watching our contractors tear down the old framing to create a new space has us thinking about the foundation of beautiful skin, which really is basic skincare. This month on…

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Shedding Light on SPF

Last month, the San Francisco Chronicle published an article called “Time to Shed Some Light on Sunscreen.” The article’s attempt to correct some common misunderstandings about sunscreen labeling and SPF seemed to create more confusion than it resolved. Dr. Welsh wrote a letter to the editor in response to the article, but it hasn’t been published. Because understanding sunscreen is so…

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Exfoliate! It’s a Spring Cleaning for your Skin

Spring is in the air! For many of us, that means it’s time to clean out the old, and bring in the new. But spring cleaning isn’t just for closets — you can spring clean your skin with a gentle exfoliating treatment. Removing the dead skin cells on the surface of the skin improves the texture and tone, unclogs pores,…

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Have Clearer Skin in 2014: 15 Misconceptions About Acne

The new year is a time when many people reflect on their choices of years past, and decide to make different ones. In our office, that means lots of patients, new and established, take renewed interest in making their skin the best it can be. Acne is one of the most common complaints that our patients have about their skin.…

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When It Comes to Appearance, Men Give Up First

A recent study from Benenden Health, a healthcare company in the UK, found that men give up on their health and appearance by the age of 46, while women work to improve their appearance and general fitness until at least 59. The study surveyed 2,000 men and women and found that 7 out of 10 men don’t worry about the…

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San Francisco, CA 94115

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Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology
2299 Post Street #312
San Francisco, CA 94115

(415) 292-6350

Monday, Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology is a cosmetic dermatology clinic serving the San Francisco metro area. The board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Kathleen M. Welsh, Dr. Andrea M. Hui, and their staff perform BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, CoolSculpting®, vascular laser treatments, and intense pulsed light (IPL) for San Francisco, Bay Area, Belvedere, Greenbrae, Mill Valley, and Oakland-area men and women.