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Five ways to protect your skin during the summer

Ways to Protect Skin During Summer in Encinitas CA Area

There’s nothing quite like the sunny summer days in southern California, but it’s important to be sun smart to avoid painful sunburns, premature aging, and skin cancer. At the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, California, Dr. Amanda Lloyd cares about your skin health and offers these five tips for protecting your skin while you’re having fun in the summer sun. Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen Sunscreen is an essential tool for blocking the sun’s harmful rays when it comes to protecting your skin. It is important to use a high-quality sunscreen with broad UVA and UVB coverage and a minimum SPF … Continue reading

Hand Rejuvenation – A necessary step to not looking old!

Hand Rejuvenation Treatment Near Me In Encinitas CA

The backs of your hands are a place that make you look older than you really are! Hand rejuvenation is essential to prevent this. Many of us forget to care for the backs of our hands and therefore, they are riddled with sun damage in the form of brown spots and squiggly blood vessels as well as scaly pink spots also known as actinic keratoses. If you are still young, then you may have not developed any actinic keratoses yet and can save your hands! If you have some actinic keratoses, then it is recommend to treat them as they … Continue reading

Scar removal with customized laser treatment reveals smooth, even skin in North County San Diego

Laser skin treatment Treatment for Scar removal from Dr. Amanda Lloyd, North County San Diego

There is no reason to live with unpleasant reminders of accidents, surgeries and acne. Thanks to Dr. Amanda Lloyd and her lasers, this is now possible in North County San Diego. Scar removal is one of Dr. Amanda Lloyd’s fortes. Dr. Amanda Lloyd is an expert in laser and light-based therapies. The Skin & Vein Institute understands your concerns! Scars are the way your body heals itself. When skin is injured, the body produces collagen. This firm and flexible fiber reconnects wounded tissues. As this healing process occurs, sometimes the scar is barely noticeable however, sometimes the scar is readily … Continue reading

Concerned about wearing skirts this Spring? Invest in yourself and make your legs beautiful again with specialized vein treatment in North County San Diego

Treatment for Spider Veins from Dr. Amanda Lloyd, North County San Diego

You don’t have to live with unsightly or uncomfortable spider veins in North County San Diego. Sclerotherapy is safe and an effective method to achieve healthy, beautiful legs. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd at the Skin & Vein Institute has specialized training in venous diseases, and offers quality care you can trust. Patients appreciate the office’s transparent fees and competitive pricing. There are no unpleasant financial surprises here! An investment in your confidence and quality of life It’s estimated that at least 40 percent of men and 50 percent of women have “problem veins.” Over time, the valves in the … Continue reading

Get Rid of Your Double Chin for Summer!

How To Get Rid of My Double Chin Near Me In Encinitas, CA

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 you … Continue reading

Top 5 Skincare Tips for the 30s

Skincare Tips for the middle age Near Me In Encinitas CA

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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