Skincare

How to Use Retinol vs. Retin-A

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Stefani Kappel MD

There has always been confusion surrounding Retin-A and what it can do for your skin. As a board certified dermatologist, I’m here to answer your questions! Retin A is a Vitamin A derivative that comes in many different variations depending on your skin type. Retin A is the prescription strength version and retinol is an […]

Skincare

Is Micro-Needling Worth It?

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A lot of my patients ask me about micro-needling, some have had it done and been disappointed with the results and some are just curious about the impact before they book an appointment. In this article, we will go through the pros and cons of micro-needling to uncover the truth about its effectiveness. Micro-needling is […]

Botox

Is Botox the Right Choice for You?

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Numerous people come to their local Newport Beach dermatology office hoping to regain their youthful looks and, in doing so, get an important boost in self-confidence and vitality. Facial rejuvenation is a common request, but prospective patients want to know more about the treatments they are about to receive. Many people come in asking Dr. Kappel if […]

Botox

Should You Choose Botox or Dermal Filters?

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Facial rejuvenation is one of the main reasons people choose to visit a Newport Beach dermatology office. Two of the most common procedures that can be performed to make your skin look younger and healthier are Botox and dermal fillers. What many people don’t know is that they aren’t the same thing. While it’s true that both […]

Wrinkles

How Does Botox Get Rid of Wrinkles?

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While you may have a passing familiarity with Botox, chances are you don’t know exactly how the treatment works. Every dermatologist in Newport Beach is regularly asked about what results to expect and recovery time but many patients schedule a Botox treatment without knowing how it gets rid of wrinkles. These days Botox is the most popular […]

Skincare

Tips to Maintain Facelift Results

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Many patients who see the dermatologist in Newport Beach for a facelift are concerned about what they can and should do to maintain the stunning result of their procedure. Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do to make your results last. Firstly, protect your skin. Limit your exposure to direct sunlight and always wear […]

Botox

What is the Best Age for Botox?

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Looking your best is important in Southern California, especially in the summertime when there are weddings, beach parties, vacations and countless other get-togethers. These are occasions when the cameras are out and you will be regularly posing for pictures which will document your appearance for years to come. A trip to the Newport Beach dermatology office for facial […]