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Skin Care Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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Skin Care Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Young woman in Oregon applying sunscreen to prevent skin cancer and premature aging

At Burgess Plastic Surgery, we want you to love your skin. Your skin will feel radiant and refreshed by the professional skin care services at our Lake Oswego practice. We know that beautiful skin is healthy skin. One of the most significant factors related to skin health and aging is sun exposure. Ultraviolet radiation leads to wrinkles, volume loss, discoloration and an increased risk for melanoma and other skin cancers.

It’s National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and below you’ll find our tips and advice for everyday sun protection. The seasons ahead of us in Oregon mean time outdoors with friends and loved ones. Take these simple steps to reduce your risk of harmful sun damage. We also offer a wide variety of medical-grade products, which erase past sun damage, repair current damage and protect your skin from the elements. (more…)

How Does a HydraFacial Work?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Woman Getting HydraFacial at Burgess Plastic Surgery

A HydraFacial is a popular skin care treatment that combines the power of a soothing facial with pore-cleansing dermabrasion to give you a radiant complexion. This procedure is quick, painless, and can benefit just about anyone looking to improve the appearance of their skin.

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Your Skin Can Look Like Kendall’s with Laser Genesis

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Burgess, Laser Genesis - ImageNow a fashion and beauty maven, it is hard to imagine a time when Kendall Jenner did not exude confidence. However, Kendall recently shared that, like many of us, she struggled with teenage acne. She remembers, “It completely ruined my self-esteem.” Continuing, of her acne, Kendall says, “it really impacted me.”

Kendall decided to take action. Advice from her sisters proved wise—she says, “My older sisters always told me to keep my hands off my face and to never pick.” Kendall also sought out professional guidance. She now credits her clear and glowing complexion to Laser Genesis. Like Kendall, we at Burgess Plastic Surgery are firm believers in the power of Laser Genesis’s skin-clearing ways. (more…)

Bananas, Brown Spots, & Your Skin

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Burgess blog photo-banana

 

We don’t often think of our skin in comparison to a ripening banana. Yet, just as bananas turn brown due to a simple oxidation process—so does our skin. Like the brown spots on a banana, our face too develops brown spots (also known as age or sun spots). While a banana and our skin differ greatly, both are subject to the damaging properties of oxidation. Similar to a banana left on the counter, when exposed to oxygen, our bodies create unstable molecules known as free radicals, which are in turn, responsible for the visible signs of aging. (more…)

Summer Sun Damage? We Have a Smart Solution

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Burgess- smart skin blog photo

Now that fall is in full force, make sure to give your skin the care and attention it deserves. Unsurprising to most, the summer sun can take a toll on your skin. Over time, prolonged exposure to the sun causes serious damage to our skin and our skin’s make-up. Always an advocate for proper skin care, Dr. Burgess is keen on taking proactive steps when it comes to your skin. With the help of the SmartSkin CO2 Laser, Dr. Burgess can refresh and reinvigorate your sun-worn skin. (more…)

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