Dr. Hayley Leight

Q&A with Dr. Hayley Leight

Dr. Hayley Leight, our newest provider, knew she wanted to study dermatology early in her educational journey. “I’ve known since my second year of medical school,” explains Dr. Leight. “For me, it’s always been such an exciting field, because it’s constantly evolving,” she continues. “We are always getting better and finding new ways to deliver…

Don’t be so sensitive: tips for dealing with sensitive skin

Nearly 60-70% of women and 50-60% of men deal with some form of sensitive skin, meaning the majority of people–including many of our patients–suffer from dryness, redness, discoloration, and general irritation on a regular basis. Thankfully, managing sensitive skin correctly is possible when you know how to choose the right products. And with the guidance…

Considering CoolSculpting: Why It’s Worth It

Is CoolSculpting “Worth It”? We get this question a lot–mostly from patients who have seen ads for CoolSculpting or perhaps heard about a friend of a friend of a friend who loved her results. So many patients want to know: Is CoolSculpting really worth it? In our opinion, as the first area provider to offer…

QWO: A new magic cure for cellulite?

Summer is here and we’re all ready for some long-awaited time at the beach or pool. It’s also the time of year when we hear more women complaining about a common culprits: cellulite. And while most women have it (it’s estimated that about 93% of all women have cellulite), those pesky dimples seem to be…

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Facetime: Facing The Facts About Facial Aging

This article was originally published in 2019, as an insert in Modern Aesthetics. The following excerpt was written by Dr. Munavalli, on behalf of the publication. Your face ages in many different and specific ways. Some changes come from the outside—namely the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays and environmental exposures—and others come from the inside,…

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Patients’ Top Laser Treatment Questions

You asked, we answered. Here are some of the top patient questions we get about laser treatments for face, winkles and more! Q: What is the best laser for deeper wrinkles, some sun damage and crows feet?  A: Deep wrinkles caused by repetitive muscle movements, such as on the forehead and the 11 lines or…

Your Top Melasma Questions, Answered

What is Melasma and what causes it? Melasma is an acquired condition of the skin causing hyperpigmentation, or brown spots, in areas of the body that have been exposed to the sun. The face is most commonly affected and melasma appears as symmetric brown patches on cheeks, forehead and chin. The brown pigment appears after…

Beautiful Skin at Any Age

Aging With Your Best Skin

As we age, does our skin. We may notice more fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots on the face, hands or skin (they are called age spots for a reason!) People often also see a decline in the fullness of their face, as well as changes in the skin’s texture, elasticity and tone. And while…

Fall Cosmetics Treatment Q&A

Why is fall such a great time for cosmetic treatments?   Fall is a great time for cosmetic treatments because typically people have less sun exposure in the fall months. The temperature is cooler in the fall, so treatments that require compression garments, such as liposuction and cosmetic sclerotherapy for spider veins, are not as bothersome…

Introducing Sofwave, our Newest Device for Rebuilding Collagen

When adults reach their mid twenties or so, collagen and elastin starts to break down causing skin to wrinkle. But there is hope to remain looking young with healthier looking skin. Sofwave is a new, clinically-proven, non-invasive approach to rebuilding collagen, thereby improving facial lines and wrinkles on the face, neck and submental (under the…