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Help! I Regret My Tattoo Apr 1st, 2021

Do you have a tattoo that no longer reflects who you are today? Perhaps it’s the name of a long-ago former love. Your current flame doesn’t really want to see that name on your arm every time she hugs you. Perhaps your tattoo looks childish or doesn’t reflect your interests...

Am I a Candidate for Microneedling? Mar 1st, 2021

America has become a visually obsessed society. People are on Instagram and other outlets like TikTok throughout the day, scrolling through thousands of images. Your picture is on some of those social media threads. You want to look your best.  If you have facial scars, dark spots, acne, or other...

Can I Do Anything about Age Spots? Feb 1st, 2021

Age spots are known by many names, such as sunspots, solar lentigines, freckles and liver spots. No matter the name, their appearance is the same: they look like small, hyperpigmented spots over your face, shoulders, arms, and other areas of the body. Many people develop age spots as they grow...

I’m Embarrassed About Visible Facial Veins Jan 1st, 2021

Do you avoid looking in the mirror when you don’t have makeup on because you see broken blood vessels and dislike your appearance? These red, spidery lines have often been negatively associated with alcohol use, but there are many reasons you can develop visible facial veins.   At Skin Deep Laser...

Choose Laser Hair Removal and Retire Your Razor Once and For All Dec 10th, 2020

Removing body hair has become a regular part of many people’s grooming routine, many of whom are women with multiple shaving sites. However, hair removal is troublesome because it needs to be done regularly, especially if you want perfectly smooth skin all the time. If you feel like you’re throwing...

Dermal Fillers: An Uplifting Solution for Your Skin Nov 12th, 2020

Non-invasive cosmetic treatments can do a lot for your face, and you don’t have to go under the knife to see results. However, there are quite a few to choose from, and it can be hard to know what product will benefit you the most.  Skin Deep Laser MD in...

Seeing Red? Banish Rosacea and Facial Veins With the Power of Light Oct 11th, 2020

Are you tired of looking in the mirror to see a ruddy, red complexion? You aren’t alone. Statistics on rosacea are challenging to pin down, but it’s relatively common among fair-skinned people, especially women.  While makeup can temporarily hide rosacea for some people, you might not want to live with...

Refresh Summer-Worn Skin With a Chemical Peel Sep 6th, 2020

The sun can feel amazing and add a burnished glow to your skin, but it can also have adverse side effects. Besides the risk of sunburn and skin cancer, sun exposure can rapidly age your face by causing fine lines and sun damage. If you’re looking for a way to...

Understanding Melasma and Your Treatment Options Aug 13th, 2020

Approximately 90% of people who develop melasma are women, and many struggle with how it changes their complexion. If you’re unhappy with the splotchy, spotty appearance of your face, a professional can help you get the diagnosis and treatment you need.  At Skin Deep Laser MD in Fort Worth, Texas,...

Why Bother Waxing and Shaving? Learn How Laser Hair Removal Can Change Your Life Jul 13th, 2020

If you’ve made a habit of removing body hair, you already know how time-consuming the process can be. Shaving needs to be done multiple times a week for smooth skin, and waxing can be painful and unpleasant. If you’re tired of spending hours each month on depilation, laser hair removal...

Tips for Preventing Age Spots This Summer Jun 10th, 2020

Age spots are remarkably common, especially if you go tanning often. However, many people try to avoid developing age spots and do everything they can to remove them once they’ve appeared. So what are age spots, what causes them, and what treatments can help remove them? Here’s everything you need...

Why You Should Only Receive Botox® and Dermal Fillers from a Medical Professional May 5th, 2020

Are you looking into Botox® and dermal fillers as a way to boost your beauty routine to the next level? These procedures may seem simple, but in the hands of the wrong person, they can cause complications. At Skin Deep Laser MD, serving the Fort Worth, Weatherford, Benbrook, Burleson, Mansfield,...

How 1540nm Fractional Laser Resurfacing Rejuvenates Your Skin Apr 10th, 2020

Do you wish there was a way to turn back the clock on your skin, erasing damage done by aging and sun exposure? You’re not alone; in 2018, more than 600,000 people sought laser resurfacing for skin blemishes.  At Skin Deep Laser MD, serving the Fort Worth, Weatherford, Benbrook, Burleson,...

Nonsurgical Treatments That Boost Your Confidence: PelleFirm®, IPL Photofacial, and Pellevé Skin® Ti Mar 23rd, 2020

Is your body almost the way you want it, but you have a small amount of dissatisfaction with a few problem areas? You don’t have to book yourself in for cosmetic surgery. Nonsurgical body sculpting and skin tightening treatments can tone and firm your face and body for spectacular results. ...

What's the best anti-aging skin care products to use? – ABCs of Skincare Part 1 Feb 14th, 2020

It’s as simple as A-B-C! I frequently get asked about what products one should use to get started on a “good skin-care regime”.  It is as simple as ABC! The 3 most important products you can and should be using on your skin to reverse signs of aging and prevent...

What is Retinol? – ABCs of Skincare Part 2 Feb 14th, 2020

What is Retinol?   Retinol is Vitamin A. Vitamin A comes in 2 forms: carotenoids and retinoids. Retinoic acid, retinol, retinyl palmitate and retinaldehyde are all retinoids. Vitamin A is crucial to the body for bone growth, healthy vision and the immune system, but your body doesn’t naturally produce it so you...

What is Broad-spectrum sunscreen, and why must I wear it? – ABCs of Skincare Part 3 Feb 14th, 2020

What is Broad Spectrum sunscreen and why must I wear it? Skin care professionals agree that, of all the great products available now for your skin, a good daily sunscreen is #1 on the list! Even if you “never burn”, your skin is still suffering the consequences of sun exposure;...

Why is Vitamin C so good for my skin? – ABCs of Skincare Part 4 Feb 14th, 2020

Why is vitamin C so good for my skin? Continuing our discussion of the 3 most important products you can and should be using on your skin to reverse signs of aging and prevent further signs, we come to “C”, or vitamin C. To review, “A” is vitamin A, retin-A,...

10 Reasons WarmSculpting with SculpSure Submental is the best way to get rid of your double chin Feb 11th, 2020

There are several options for the permanent removal of a double-chin, also know as “submental fat”: liposuction, freezing the fat cells with CoolSculpting®, injecting the area with the acid Kybella®, and rupturing the fat cells with the SculpSure Submental® laser. At Skin Deep Laser MD, we think WarmSculpting with SculpSure laser is the best method for at...

Improve the Appearance of Your Skin with Micro Needling Feb 10th, 2020

Many advancements have been made in non-surgical dermatological care. Age-old problems like aging skin, fine lines, scars and wrinkles can now be effectively treated without the need for surgery or overly complicated procedures. Of those advancements, micro needling is one of the most effective. By triggering your body’s natural ability...

Rejuvenate Your Skin with PicoFOCUS Laser Treatments Feb 10th, 2020

Our skin is actually incredibly resilient considering just how much damage can take place over the course of a lifetime. Unfortunately, even with a number of amazing proteins and hormones that naturally protect our skin, the signs of aging will catch up with almost everyone. For those that no longer...

Minimize Lines and Wrinkles with BOTOX Cosmetic Feb 10th, 2020

No one likes to look into the mirror and see wrinkles or fine lines on their face. This is true even though most people understand that wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. Wrinkles happen because over time human skin becomes less elastic and loses its ability to...

Remove Unwanted Tattoos Safely with PicoSure Laser Treatments Feb 10th, 2020

Many individuals find they no longer want an old tattoo. Sometimes it has become professionally or personally embarrassing, or just no longer fits the individual’s taste. Older tattoos can also fade, spread, and become cosmetically displeasing. Older methods of tattoo removal were less than satisfactory. Dermabrasion and excision often leave scarring in...

Looking for a Non-Surgical Alternative to Liposuction? Try WarmSculpting with SculpSure! Feb 10th, 2020

Many people would like to enjoy the benefits that come from liposuction. Liposuction is normally used to help individuals get rid of stubborn deposits of fat on their body. It is not a weight loss technique. Instead, it is used to eliminate fat in the love handles, abdomen, buttocks and...

Improve Your Appearance with Juvederm Feb 10th, 2020

The natural aging process, genetics and environmental factors can have negative effects on your skin. The wrinkles and lines caused by these factors can make you look less attractive, and they can even make you feel older. The aging process is notorious for causing skin to sag and lose volume....

5 Amazing Benefits of Laser Hair Removal Feb 10th, 2020

Getting rid of unwanted body hair can be a tiresome and time-consuming job. Most of the time, shaving, plucking, waxing and other methods are not as effective as we would like. Laser hair removal is a wonderful solution to all the problems of unwanted body hair, and the results of...

Got a Double Chin? Try Out Kybella Feb 10th, 2020

Thanks to Kybella®, you no longer have to live with your double chin. The solution to getting rid of your double chin is so simple and easy. The product is very gently injected into the area under your chin. In the days and weeks following your treatment, you will slowly notice...

Exfoliate Your Skin with Dermaplaning Feb 10th, 2020

Most women in North America and in other countries use cover-up, foundation, or some other cosmetic product in order to help them achieve an even skin tone, cover blotches, and hide other imperfections. Even if a woman has extremely nice skin, she still may choose to use some of these...

Reasons to Visit Our State-of-the-Art Med Spa in Fort Worth Feb 10th, 2020

Are you dealing with poor skin or overwhelmed by stress? Like most people, Fort Worth residents are no strangers to these conditions, which is why many seek out our advanced med spa to enhance the appearance of their skin or just unwind. Consider some of the following reasons to visit our state-of-the-art med spa....

Considering Lipo in Fort Worth? Try WarmSculpting with SculpSure Instead! Feb 10th, 2020

Lipo is an amazing procedure that is able to help you get rid of unwanted fat. However, if you have taken any time to learn about the procedure, you have likely seen that there are quite a few risks that are associated with it. If these make you feel a bit...

Is Laser Hair Removal Bad for Your Skin? Feb 10th, 2020

If you’re thinking about laser hair treatment to remove unwanted hair, check out this article to see how this procedure affects your skin. A lot of people mistakenly think that laser hair treatment is bad for your skin. Some even think that any laser hair treatment can cause cancer. Luckily,...

How Much Does Laser Hair Removal Cost? Feb 10th, 2020

Many patients want laser hair removal so they don’t have to worry about shaving. But how much does it cost? Here’s your guide to laser hair removal prices. Fear the pain of hair wax removal? Unsatisfied with regular shaving? You should turn to laser hair removal. Laser hair removal is...

New Treatment to Remove Fat Under the Chin Feb 10th, 2020

Need a double chin reducer? Use these new treatments and remove chin fat in a non-invasive way. In the United States alone, cosmetic surgery is an $8 billion industry. This staggering figure is on an annual basis. Yes, Americans spend billions per year to look beautiful. And who can blame them?...

How to Reduce Double Chin Fat Feb 10th, 2020

Double chin fat isn’t attractive. Fortunately, there are a few chin exercises you can do. Here are some exercises to reduce double chin fat. The dreaded double chin. That second (and for some, even third!) layer of fatty tissue that sags and shows up behind the normal chin. The biggest...

WarmSculpting with SculpSure: Body Sculpting Without Surgery Feb 10th, 2020

Do you have unwanted fat? You should try SculptSure for body sculpting. Here’s why. Muffin top. Love handles. Spare tire. No matter what you call it, you probably don’t want the dreaded belly fat. You eat well, and you work out regularly. So why do you still have those love...

Is PicoSure Tattoo Removal Right for You? Feb 10th, 2020

As tattoos become more and more accepted in our culture, there are still some instances where you may decide to get a tattoo removed. PicoSure tattoo removal is a treatment offered by the experts at Skin Deep Laser MD in Fort Worth, TX. With new technology, getting rid of a tattoo has...

Discover Laser Tattoo Removal with the PicoSure Laser Feb 10th, 2020

Tattoo regret is a common condition for about a third of the people who have tattoos. According to research, men are more likely to regret their tattoos than women are. If you are one of those people who would like to get rid of their body art, laser tattoo removal is the...

Rethink Your Ink with Tattoo Removal Feb 10th, 2020

Do you have a tattoo you regret? You are not alone. The market for tattoo removal procedures has surged by an estimated 440 percent in the past decade, meaning more people are opting to have their ink lasered off than ever before. The good news is that because these procedures have improved,...

Eliminate Your Old Tattoo with Laser Tattoo Removal Feb 10th, 2020

Tattoos are meant to help you remember a person or experience, and since they’re etched into your skin with a tiny needle, the ink stays under the skin for a long time. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of individuals have tattoos that they no longer want. Some tattoos were a mistake...

Say Goodbye to Unwanted Body Hair with Laser Hair Removal Feb 10th, 2020

Excessive amounts of facial and body hair can be frustrating for both men and women. There are a lot of popular treatments that are used for hair removal. Some of these include shaving and waxing. But these methods only provide temporary results. These methods also do not factor in the...

Micro Needling for Gentle, Nonsurgical Facial Resurfacing Feb 10th, 2020

Micro needling is a form of collagen induction therapy, performed as a means to stimulate collagen production and healthier, even-toned skin. Our clients often come to us with concerns about their facial appearance, specifically the thinning of their skin and the prominence of fine wrinkles and skin folds. These are due...

Combat Stubborn Fat with WarmSculpting by SculpSure Feb 10th, 2020

It takes a lot for a person to decide that they are going to take their diet and exercise seriously. Losing weight is not easy. It requires discipline, hard work and a strong desire to not only change your body, but also change your mind and your lifestyle. Many people...

Reducing Wrinkles with Microdermabrasion Feb 9th, 2020

If you are ready to do something about the wrinkles you see slowly appearing on your face as you get older, microdermabrasion may be right for you. This is a non-surgical method that can help you not only treat fine lines and wrinkles, but also get rid of acne scars and sunspots....

Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent? Feb 9th, 2020

Want to avoid shaving at all costs? Many people are turning to laser hair removal. But is it really permanent? Find out here. Have you been suffering from unwanted body hair since puberty? Do you wish you could get rid of it once and for all? If so, you may...

WarmSculpting with SculpSure for Double Chin Feb 9th, 2020

If you want to know how to get rid of chin fat, you should try WarmSculpting with Sculpsure. Here’s why it works. Do you find yourself shying away from selfies because of your double chin? You may have even resorted to wearing turtlenecks or wrapping scarves around your neck to...

Restore Lost Facial Volume With Dermal Fillers Feb 9th, 2020

Facial volumizing treatments are intended to plump up areas of the skin that are thinning and creasing. Smile lines and other dynamic wrinkling are caused by a loss of moisture and fat beneath the dermal layers. Dermal fillers are an alternative solution to the problem of lost facial volume. This type of...

Minimize Rosacea Symptoms with the PicoFOCUS Laser Feb 9th, 2020

Dealing with rosacea is difficult for many reasons. First, there is simply the embarrassment of having red spots on your face. Some individuals only experience spotted areas of rosacea patches on their skin, while others have their full face covered with rosacea. It is not uncommon for individuals to ask rosacea sufferers...

Manscaping: Laser Hair Removal for Men Feb 8th, 2020

The ritual of shaving is a time-honored tradition. Unfortunately, many men find this daily task to be time-consuming, costly and unnecessarily difficult. Some people are even prone to developing painful skin issues such as hair bumps, razor burn, folliculitis and general skin irritation. Manscaping or grooming the body from head...

The Top 10 Things You Want to Know About Lip Filler Feb 5th, 2020

Most of us would love to have fuller lips, and many of us have considered lip filler, but having something injected into our lips is a scary thought.  Read on for the answers to the 10 most commonly asked questions about lip filler. I would love to have the lips...

Follow these 5 Steps to Keeping Your Skin Looking Healthy and Young Feb 3rd, 2020

You can’t escape aging, but you can slow its effects on your face. Before you spend thousands on a surgical facelift, reassess your everyday habits. Following a few easy skin care practices and increasing your overall health can preserve your delicate facial skin. If you need a little extra help,...

Botox or Dermal Fillers? Which is the Right Choice For You? Dec 31st, 2019

If your appearance doesn’t match the age you feel, you may benefit from minimally invasive rejuvenation treatments like BotoxⓇ or dermal fillers. These products can help you turn back the clock by improving fine lines and wrinkles caused by aging, the sun, pollution, muscle movement and volume loss. Injectable rejuvenation...

Boost Your Self-Confidence with WarmSculpting by SculpSure Dec 4th, 2019

You sweat it out at the gym, curb your cookie habit, and the work pays off — up to a point. Despite your best efforts, you’re still left with stubborn deposits of fat that cling to your body in places where you least want them, ruining the overall effect. If you...

Which Dermal Filler Is Right for You? Oct 31st, 2019

Are you looking for a safe, effective way to maintain a youthful appearance? At Skin Deep Laser MD, located in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Laura Riehm specializes in helping people smooth away the signs of aging to achieve healthy, natural-looking skin. If you’re considering a dermal filler, you should know...

Is Hydrafacial Worth It? Oct 2nd, 2019

Everywhere you turn, you hear about Hydrafacial.  People are going nuts for it.  Should you? What is it? Does it live up to the hype or is it just another over-marketed and over-priced beauty treatment?   What is a Hydrafacial? Hydrafacial is the brand name for a device from Edge...

You Don't Have to Live with Acne Scars: Here's How to Get Rid of Them Sep 30th, 2019

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, afflicting as many as 50 million people every year. In addition to affecting your appearance, acne can take its toll on your emotional health, leading to depression and low self-esteem. Even after your blemishes are gone, your...

Turn Back the Clock on Aging Skin With Microneedling Sep 8th, 2019

Gravity, sun exposure, and natural collagen loss combine together to age your skin. But you don’t have to tolerate the crepey texture, loss of volume, lines and wrinkles, and dark spots. Many services that we offer at Skin Deep Laser MD address these concerns, with microneedling being one of the...

Here’s How Laser Hair Removal Saves You Money in the Long Term Aug 15th, 2019

Ask the average adult how much time they devote to shaving, waxing, plucking, trimming, or otherwise getting rid of unwanted hair each week, and chances are they’ll respond with a resounding “way too much!”  They’ll probably give the exact same answer when asked how much money they spend every month...

What is #NewTox? Jul 24th, 2019

If you spend any time on social media looking at beauty blogs, following influencers or health/beauty/spa accounts, you’ve probably seen #NewTox popping up.  The NewTox is Jeuveau™, a newly-FDA approved wrinkle relaxer by Evolus. Is Jeuveau (#NewTox) the same as Botox™? YES …….and NO, but mostly YES. YES- because Jeuveau™...

Get the Hot Summer Look You've Been Wanting with WarmSculpting Jul 24th, 2019

When you’re dedicated to a healthy lifestyle — watching the quality and quantity of food you eat, making sure you stay active and positive — you may feel frustrated that you still have a few areas of stubborn fat that just won’t go away.  Worse, you may have kept your...

What is WarmSculpting™? Jun 26th, 2019

Body sculpting has been rapidly gaining in popularity in the past few years, and you have probably heard of CoolSculpting™.  You are also probably aware that it is a type of body sculpting, or targeted fat removal.  WarmSculpting™ is an alternative body contouring treatment using laser technology to achieve the...

How Does Tattoo Removal Actually Work? Jun 1st, 2019

You imagined yourself as being a joiner, but now you’re among both celebrities like Ariana Grande and 23% of average joes and janes who had a tattoo but later regretted it. Whether it’s a long-term tattoo that you loved for years or a short-term mistake, all tattoos can be removed....

It's Not Too Late to Get Rid of Unwanted Hair Before Bikini Season May 15th, 2019

Everywhere you look, beauty articles warn you to start early with laser hair-removal sessions if you want a smooth, celebrity-level bikini bod by summer. “Yeah yeah,” you kept saying, but oops. You just checked the calendar, and summer’s closing in. Do you have to look hairy or stubbly in your...

Not Sure What To Do About Your Double Chin? Sculpsure Submental Could Be Your Solution Instead Apr 8th, 2019

The first thing to remember about that puffy pillow under your jaw: You aren’t alone. The American Society for Dermatological Surgery surveyed more than 3,500 people in 2018 to find out what bugs them most about their appearance. More than 70% put their double chin at the top of the...

IPL Photofacial: A Quick and Painless Way to Improve Your Skin Mar 3rd, 2019

The effects of time seem to really ramp up as you get older, leaving their telltale signs all over the surface of your skin, especially on your highly exposed face. If you’d like to bring out that younger, fresher version of yourself, our IPL photofacial technology is just the ticket....

Pucker Up: Celebrate Valentine's Day With a Lip Augmentation Treatment Feb 7th, 2019

You’ve been thinking about finally getting the sexy, pouty lips of your dreams just in time for Valentine’s Day. Not only is it the gift you most want for yourself, you know your partner will appreciate it, too. But you’ve seen some examples of bad lip augmentation that give you...

Start Non-Invasive SculpSure™ Treatment Now and Be Swimsuit Ready for Summer Jan 9th, 2019

Nothing fills women (and some men, as well) with more dread than trying on bathing suits. Most people feel relieved this time of year, knowing they don’t have to wear a revealing one or two piece for many months. So, they put the idea of what they look like in...

Lasers: The Many Ways They Can Help To Boost Your Confidence As You Age Dec 13th, 2018

The skin around your face is one of the first places you start to show the signs of aging. You experience thinning of the top layers of your skin, so it’s less springy and more susceptible to showing lines and wrinkles. You lose underlying fat, so hollows become exaggerated and...

Don’t Like Your Turkey Neck? Tighten Up With Noninvasive Pelleve Nov 15th, 2018

Because it’s November, turkeys are on the mind. But you may not like the gobble, gobble when you’re constantly reminded of the turkey every time you look in the mirror and see sagging skin on your neck. Laura Riehm, MD, at Skin Deep Laser MD knows exactly how you feel,...

Why Do I Still Get Acne and How Can I Get Rid of It? Oct 23rd, 2018

Skin care is a funny thing. The skin of our youth is the Holy Grail, full of tone and vibrancy, but how soon we forget that our youthful skin also came with acne. For many, the consolation prize that comes along with aging skin is the absence of pimples and...

Why Should I Use Professional Skin Care Products? Sep 27th, 2018

Like most people, I used to buy my skin care products at discount stores or pharmacies because I thought that purchasing products from an MD’s office would just mean I was paying inflated prices for products I could buy elsewhere.  I did my research (mostly in monthly fashion and lifestyle...

Laser Hair Removal Should Not Be Painful! Jul 26th, 2018

Laser hair removal (LHR) has changed dramatically in the past few years because technology has gotten much more sophisticated.  Originally LHR was performed using IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light.  IPL treatments are very painful,  frequently cause burns and possibly scars and can take 12 or more treatments.  IPL is not an option for darker skinned...

What to expect after a Chemical Peel May 11th, 2018

Terrified of chemical peels?  Most of us have images of Samantha from Sex in the City (or know a friend who had the Blue Peel and looked like a Smurf) burned into our brains.  Seriously, why would you ever voluntarily put chemicals on your face and purposefully peel your skin?...

WarmSculpting with SculpSure vs. CoolSculpting May 2nd, 2018

Are you confused about the many different treatments available today that claim to remove fat?  It does get overwhelming, especially when companies manipulate their wording specifically to confuse and mislead you!  It gets even more confusing when so many devices claim to have FDA approval for fat reduction.  If you...