The Advantages of Obagi Nu-Derm System

It is not uncommon for us to look for ways to undo years of damage on our skin. With aging, our skin starts to lose collagen and elastin and begins to look tired with possible hyperpigmentation. Many women in Tampa, FL are victims of overexposure to the harmful rays of the sun which can also cause damage to the skin. The Obagi Nu-Derm system offers…

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Laser Resurfacing – The YSGG Pearl Laser

Looking for the latest in skin resurfacing and wrinkle treatment in Tampa, FL? The Pearl Laser has been FDA approved since 2007 with better results compared to the Fractional laser resurfacing which has a higher rate of complication and longer recovery period. The Pearl Laser renews the surface of the skin quickly, corrects uneven texture due to sun damage and treats fine lines on your…

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Spring Skin: How Weather Can Affect Skin

Did you know, weather change can affect your skin? March 20 marked the first day of spring and a shift in the temperature. In Palm Harbor, FL, warmer days are approaching and patients may begin wearing lightweight clothing that shows more skin. However, before wearing the lighter clothing, patients may desire to prepare their skin. Read on about the ways weather can play a role…

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5 Ways to Treat Skin

In Palm Harbor, FL patients may choose Moraitis Plastic Surgery for skin care products and services; we hope to make this information available on our website soon. Until then, read on for different ways to treat your skin in and out of the office.     Exfoliating Skin exfoliation is the process of removing older dead skin cells on the skin’s outermost surface, and has been a…

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You Are What You Eat

You know certain foods are bad for your waistline, but did you know that some of the same certain foods can make you look older? Here are the 14 top offenders. Sugar breaks down collagen in the skin through a process called glycation, leading to premature aging, fine lines and wrinkles. The good news: cutting it out can improve your complexion in just one week….

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Youthful-looking Skin at Any Age

All patients, regardless of age or sex, who come to our Palm Harbor practice know that the key to maintaining youthful-looking skin is starting a skincare regimen early with a qualified plastic surgeon. It’s never too early for a person to start taking care of her or his complexion. Ideally, the patient is young enough that surgical treatment isn’t necessary. Here’s a general guide to…

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You Love the Sun—But it Doesn’t Love Your Skin

Skin cancer rates are on the rise, and the increase in skin cancers has doctors worried. Dr. Moraitis stresses the importance of protection from ultraviolet radiation (UV). The harm caused by UV includes premature aging (such as wrinkling and age spots), skin cancer and damage to eyes. What’s more, the sun ages our skin undoubtedly more than any other environmental factor. But there are safe…

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Here comes the sun!

You are probably in the habit of packing sunscreen for a day at the beach or pool. But the sun is up there 365 days a year, and you need protection much of that time to reduce your lifetime sun-exposure total. Everyday exposure counts; you do not have to be actively sunbathing to get a damaging dose of the sun on your face, neck, chest,…

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Get Younger-Looking Skin With Obagi Products

It is vital to stimulate the production of new skin cells to keep you looking young, fresh and healthy. Obagi Medical skin care products are formulated to wake your skin cells and get them to start reproducing new cells again, so you are left with younger more resilient skin. The Problem You can’t stop yourself from aging and as you grow older, your skin cells…

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Titan Laser Treatment Tightens Skin and Promotes Collagen Production

There have been many great advancements in cosmetic procedures to help make you look younger and more refreshed. Titan is just one of the new advancements that helps boost your collagen to make your skin look tighter and younger. What Is Titan Laser Treatment? Titan uses an infrared light to heat the dermis layer of your skin. This actually promotes new collagen production, which makes…

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