Category Archives: Cosmetic Dermatology

What are the Best Cosmetic Treatments to do this Winter? – Kristin Scord, PA-C

These are a few of our favorite things to do this winter to get your skin refreshed and revived! *Lasers: For improvement of texture, wrinkles, elasticity, hyperpigmentation. -Fractional and CO2 lasers offer different degrees of anti-aging skin resurfacing which is important to do when you can stay out of the sun following treatment due to […]

Skincare Basics 101: AM Routine with Sunscreen and Antioxidants: The Ultimate Duo for Enhanced UV Protection -Kristin Scord, PA-C

Want to start a well-rounded skincare regimen and not know where to begin? This is what this mini-series is about! This series will start with the “Basics” for some great starter regimens for most skin types. In later posts, more specific problem areas will be touched on and recommendations for those concerns! We’ll start with […]

Aftercare Following Lasers and Microneedling Can Be Summarized In Two Words: Kind & Gentle-Larisa Lehmer M.D

Basically, you want to help your skin heal from the energy it has received. This means a mild cleanser (Antioxidant Cleanser – McNeillMD; Hydrating Cleanser – AlumierMD; Gentle Cleanser – Priori) formulated for use on “sensitive skin” and a bland ointment until the time of healing is complete. There is a growing variety of suitable […]

Chipping Away at Melasma- Kristin Scord, PA-C

Hyperpigmentation can plague both men and women, as well as skin of any color. If you’re reading this, you may have struggled with this personally or know someone who does and are eager for some helpful advice. It can take several months to see improvement once you’ve begun a process so stick with it–it’s best […]

MEDICAL GRADE PEEL AT HOME- Jennifer Moller MS, PA-C

Did you know the cellular turnover of our skin and the stimulation of collagen slows down in our 30’s? A baby’s skin turns over approximately every 14 days, and in our 30’s it is every 30-35 days. Yikes! That’s why a baby’s skin is so soft and plump, and well… why as we age it’s […]

Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary-Kerry Knollenberg, Office Manager since 2010

Three thousand six hundred and 50 days. That’s how long Newport Beach Dermatology and Plastic Surgery has been serving patients and the Southern California community. During that time there have been so many special moments and accomplishments they are hard to count. Notably, Dr. McNeill, as our sole provider, treated 1,279 patients that first year […]

Men Need Botox to Stay “Relevant and Marketable” in the Workplace Today- Jennifer Moller MS, PA-C

According to a recent CNBC report, “Men are fighting to stay competitive” in the workplace. Wrinkles on men used to be a sign of wisdom, but are now just a sign of getting “old”. Their competition is young and fresh, full of new ideas. Are men ready for this?! I agree, people tend to make […]

The #NEWTOX on the Block-Jennifer Moller MS, PA-C

It’s finally here, the newest toxin to treat wrinkles. Botox was approved in 1989 for the medical treatment of muscle spasms. Quickly, it moved to the aesthetic market and was approved in 2002 to treat glabella wrinkles (between the brows). Since then, it has gained approval to treat forehead wrinkles. As injectors, we use it […]

How to Know Which Laser is Best for You- Jennifer Moller, PA-C

Living in Southern California has many benefits, including having excellent sunny weather most of the year. Many of us are active outdoors, and some of us were sun worshipers in our youth. Unfortunately, the exposure to the sun has led our skin to being wrinkled, pigmented, droopy, and aged. When addressing the aging face, the […]

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