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CA patients restore lost facial volume with Restylane dermal fillers

restylane dermal filler from dermatologist in California

Loss of facial volume and the addition of lines and wrinkles are part of the aging process. Injectable dermal fillers restore volume and youth. Located in Encinitas, CA, Dr. Amanda Lloyd offers dermal fillers including Restylane to help patients look youthful and refreshed. What is Restylane? Restylane is hyaluronic acid dermal filler. Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in the skin and bring moisture, nutrients, and volume to the skin giving patients natural, long lasting results. There is an eraser called hyaluronidase if you are unhappy with the results. Restylane treats natural volume loss caused by aging. Dermal fillers have different amounts of … Continue reading

California residents turn to Botox and fillers for a more youthful appearance

for youthful appearance Botox and fillers injunction from dermatologist in California

Located in Encinitas, CA, Dr. Amanda Lloyd offers Botox and injectable fillers for skin rejuvenation. Both are popular treatments designed to restore a refreshed facial appearance. Botox and dermal fillers, when done properly, are excellent ways to rejuvenate the face and to look more youthful in a natural way. Previously, Botox and fillers had bad reputations because they were overdone, overused, and not performed by trained expert injectors. The results were frozen and unnatural. Fortunately, Dr. Lloyd has had significant training in the use of Botox and fillers making her an expert injector. Patients are in good hands when they receive their … Continue reading

Pointing out the Wrinkles in Botox Myths

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Botox reigns as the most sought-after, minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure in the U.S. however, while more people are sharing their great experiences with Botox, old myths linger. Here we provide some truth:   Myth 1: Botox makes your face look frozen. Small amounts placed into specific muscles preserve natural expression, resulting in softer lines without inhibiting muscle action. The obvious “frozen face” you may have seen on celebs happens when too much is injected or when it is injected into the incorrect location. Myth 2: Botox is risky. Botox is among the most well-researched cosmetic treatments available. Botox Cosmetic secured FDA … Continue reading

These Symptoms of Skin Cancer may Surprise You

Symptoms of Skin Cancer on woman's back

Skin cancer doesn’t always follow “the rules.” This makes it even more important to keep up on your annual full-body skin checks at our office, and to examine your skin regularly at home. Use a mirror to check hard-to-reach areas, or enlist your partner’s eye so you don’t miss anything. Taking photos every few months on your phone of any areas of concern to monitor for changes is a great way to see if spots are evolving. You may be familiar with the “ABCDEs” of melanoma: Asymmetry, borders that are ill-defined, spots of more than one or that are very … Continue reading

Considerations when choosing a cosmetic dermatologist near Encinitas, CA

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Trusting your face to a cosmetic dermatologist near Encinitas, CA is an important matter. It warrants careful consideration of several essential factors. Board certification and fellowship The aging process is complex, and best understood by a Board-Certified dermatologist. This doctor has had four years of specialized study of the skin and how it changes over the years. A Board-Certified dermatologist can do additional training after residency, called a fellowship, to continue to learn about aging, lasers, surgery or veins. . . or all four. Dr. Amanda Lloyd did this additional training in all four aspects – aging, Mohs micrographic skin … Continue reading

Cosmetic Dermatology is an Alternative to Surgery in Encinitas?

Cosmetic Dermatology is an Alternative to Surgery

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 438,391 face, forehead, and neck lifts, and eyelid procedures were performed in 2016. Apparently, those individuals could commit to the expense and substantial recovery time associated with surgical rejuvenation. Cosmetic dermatologycan be a terrific alternative if you “aren’t quite there yet,” want to take a proactive stance against aging and don’t want any downtime. Dr. Amanda Lloyd in Encinitas offers a full range of solutions for North County San Diego. REJUVENATION Most people begin to seriously consider cosmetic dermatology as changes become apparent in their 30s, 40, or later. This is a good time to … Continue reading

Looking for a dermatologist “near me” in Encinitas, CA?

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Are you searching for a dermatologist “near me” in the Encinitas, CA area? Here are some important points to consider, to ensure your skin gets the best care possible. Relevant certification A Board-Certified doctor has met national standards in education, knowledge, skill, and experience for a specific medical specialty. It could be anything from allergy and immunology to urology. Be sure that the certification of the doctor you are considering is in dermatology.   A Board-Certified dermatologist has completed residency training, specifically learning about the skin. Any other type of doctor – certified or not – is less likely to … Continue reading

Beauty Rest is not Just for Sleeping Beauty

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Benjamin Franklin is often quoted as saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” As your cosmetic dermatology partner, we have many ways to reverse the effects of unhealthy lifestyles, and unprotected sun exposure—though some of them are not fun. A better way is to prevent wrinkling and spotting before it happens! Appropriate beauty rest is a way to meet this goal! Amid this hectic season of weddings and travel, know beauty rest is a real thing. It’s generally recommended adults aged 26 to 64 years get seven to nine hours of sleep. Quality sleep and how … Continue reading

Contemporary treatment for acne in Encinitas, CA

Treatment For Acne from Dr. Amanda Lloyd in encinitas ca

We’ve all been there – the special occasion, vacation, job interview, or wedding day is nearly here, and of course our skin breaks out with acne! The more you stress over pimples and the more makeup you apply hide them, the worse they get. Dr. Amanda Lloyd in Encinitas, CA uses safe and effective treatments for acne and acne scarring including laser therapies, to save the day . . . and your complexion. What causes acne? Acne does not discriminate. It impacts the skin and self-esteem of millions of women and men, at virtually all ages. The skin has numerous pores, acne … Continue reading

Advanced treatment for varicose veins available in Encinitas, CA

varicose veins treatment from Dr. Amanda Lloyd in encinitas ca

Concerns over varicose veins are nothing new. Treatment was mentioned in a 1550 BC papyrus and in ancient Greek writings. Compression therapy was recommended by Hippocrates, and Leonardo da Vinci diagramed varicose vein anatomy. Modern medicine offers more treatment options than ever for varicose veins, including minimally invasive endovenous laser ablation, available at Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. About EVLT Blood circulates from the heart to arteries which deliver oxygen to the tissues and then the deoxygenated blood is carried back to the heart by the veins. One-way valves in the veins help to keep blood moving back to … Continue reading

Meet Dr. Amanda Lloyd


She can help you look and feel even more amazing in your skin because she is well trained in all aspects of dermatology including laser and cosmetics, skin cancer management including Mohs surgery and cosmetic reconstruction, medical dermatology and venous disease.

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