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Get Rid of Your Double Chin for Summer!

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Summer is just around the corner! Now is the time to get rid of your double chin! It is going to be the summer of selfies so why not take steps to improve your selfie by eradicating your double chin? Ever wonder why your jawline looks full or why you hate those photos that are taken at an upward angle? The likely reason is that you have excess fat in your neck and along your jawline which creates a double chin!   Kybella is a relatively new (FDA approval April 2015) treatment for the excess fat in the neck. Even if … Continue reading

Top 5 Skincare Tips for the 30s

Your 30th birthday can be a shocking experience. You remember when the thought of 30 was ancient and now you are 30! Thirty is not old at all, however you may start noticing changes in your skin. The top 5 skincare tips that each and every 30 year old should do to maintain the skin’s youth are found below. You want to age gracefully and look stunning, always? Then follow these top 5 skincare tips: Wear sunscreen every day! It doesn’t matter if you never leave your house, or if it is cloudy or whatever excuse you want to use, … Continue reading

Is Your Skin Summer Ready?

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Spring has sprung and it is most definitely the time to get in gear for summer and get your skin summer ready! As a native California beach girl, I grew up on the beaches, however I didn’t learn till later that sun damage adds 10 years to your age! Since then, I became a Dermatologist and I now understand the importance of sun protection since the sun not only makes you look 10 years older than your actual age but it also causes skin cancer. A few simple steps will get your skin summer ready. 1. Initiate daily broad spectrum sunscreen, … Continue reading

Radiant Skin is Attainable

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Ever see someone walking down the street with beautiful glowing skin, no make-up on and wonder “Wow how is their skin so nice?” The answer is that person has an awesome dermatologist, and if you are in Encinitas that dermatologist is likely Dr. Amanda Lloyd. Yes, Dr. Lloyd does routine dermatology like skin checks and surgery for skin cancer but she also partners with patients like you to create that healthy make-up free glow you have always wanted. One key ingredient to beautiful glowing skin is the Radiance Cocktail. This is a Clear and Brilliant laser treatment with SkinCeuticals CE … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Amanda Lloyd


Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.

Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.

She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.

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