What happened to TriLuma?

The company that manufactures TriLuma, Galderma, has temporarily stopped manufacturing it. Whether and when they resume remains unclear. For those patients who live in the Los Angeles area, our office has worked with a pharmacy to compound a product very similar to TriLuma.  It contains hydroquinone, tretinoin, and a mild steroid, just like TriLuma. TriLuma [...]

The best anti aging treatment for you is one that specifically addresses your particular signs of aging. In general, you can divide the signs of aging up into discolorations and dilated blood vessels on the skin, wrinkles that accentuate with movement such as those of the forehead and crows feet, wrinkles at rest such as [...]

Chocolate Good for Your Skin?

You better believe it! The Los Angeles Times recently reported that dark chocolate with 70% or more cocoa solids, in moderation, can give you a beauty and health boost. That’s because chocolate is rich in antioxidants that help protect against free radical damage from ultraviolet radiation, lipid replenishing essential fatty acids that hydrate the skin, [...]


The goal of this blog is to disseminate information about liposculpture and facial rejuvenation. These fields have grown and are changing rapidly, and there is much information to know. As a board certified dermatologist in Los Angeles and liposuction doctor, I will do my best to provide useful information.

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