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How Does CoolSculpting Work?

At our office, we offer the most advanced techniques in CoolSculpting.  Coolsculpting is a nonsurgical body contouring solution to help eliminate those stubborn fat pockets that simply won’t seem to go away with diet and exercise alone. Read on to learn more about CoolSculpting and how it works. What is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is a noninvasive…
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Discover our March Product Deals on Kybella & Voluma

A quick note to let you know of the Allergan specials starting March. Purchase 3 sessions of Kybella and receive a complimentary Botox session up to 35 units – all three Kybella sessions have to be paid for by June 30th to be eligible for the Botox per Allergan Double Brilliant Distinctions points for TNS…
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Fall in Love With These Skin Care Products for Valentine’s Day

With Christmas behind us, it’s time to start thinking about what to get your sweetie for Valentine’s Day, which falls on a Sunday this year. That gives you very little time to get down to Janiga MDs to pick up some last-minute skin care gifts for your significant other. To make it easier, I’ve compiled…
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Best Skin Care Products for the Holidays

I’m always excited when we have new skin care products to share with our patients. Just in time for your last-minute holiday shopping (it’s OK, we all do it), I want to tell you about a handful of new products guaranteed to give your skin a more youthful, healthy appearance. One of my favorite products…
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Developing a Healthy Winter Skincare Routine

As it’s obvious that winter is upon us here in Reno, let’s talk about a few tips to keep your winter skin healthy. There are a few things that contribute to the changes of skin in winter compared to summer. In winter, the humidity in the air is much lower than in the warmer months,…
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Acne, Sun Spots, More: Top 10 Men’s Skin Conditions

As men are our focus for November, we continue our trend and discuss the top 10 skin conditions that affect men. Acne is a very common skin condition that affects a large percentage of men and women during their lives, often during adolescence. Acne is a multifactorial skin disease, with inflammation, bacteria, oil production and…
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Atopic Dermatitis in Adults: Causes and Treatment Options

Atopic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by itching, redness and dryness of the skin, sometimes with oozing and thickening of the skin. It is a chronic and common problem that is especially prevalent in dry climates such as in the Reno and Lake Tahoe area. Persistent itching of the skin, also called pruritus,…
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The Link between Organ Transplants and Melanoma

Melanoma accounts for only 2 percent of all skin cancer cases in the United States; however, it is the most serious form and results in the majority of skin cancer deaths. It is the fifth leading cancer in men and the seventh in women and it is estimated that 73,870 new cases of melanoma will…
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Sunscreen Chemicals: The Verdict

There has been a lot of talk lately about sunscreens as they relate to chemicals, safety and SPF. Even “Good Morning America” had a recent expose on the topic. The hype in the media comes from the EWG’s (Environmental Working Group’s) 9th annual Guide to Sunscreens, the release of which has spurred a significant amount…
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Why Eating Dark Chocolate is Good for Your Skin

The answer begins with an understanding of free radicals, which are the biological “bad guys” that damage cell structure. In the skin, this damage leads to the breakdown of collagen and blood vessels, which then manifests as uneven skin tone as well as sagging and wrinkling. Free radicals are the result of the oxidation of…
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