Dr. Fitzgerald's Dermatology Blog

Cosmetic Dermatologist Serving Beverly Hills, Larchmont & surrounding areas of Los Angeles

Coffee is the most important part of the morning routine for more than half of Americans. It helps you jumpstart your day by giving you the extra oomph you needed to finish that early morning project at work. Coffee is essential to many men and women, but it also causes damage to your skin,...Read more
Laser hair removal is one of the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatments in the United States. Our expert dermatologist has helped many men and women get rid of unwanted hair in areas such as the legs, arms, back, underarms and chin. In as little as three sessions, you could have silky smooth...Read more
Will Microdermabrasion Hurt? Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment that uses microcrystals to remove the dead, dry skin cells on the surface of your face and reveal newer, younger-looking underlying layers of skin. The microdermabrasion treatments can be performed during...Read more
A double chin is one of the most frustrating parts of getting older and gaining weight. Diet and exercise do little to address this small area, so many men and women choose plastic surgery such as liposuction or non-surgical alternatives such as Kybella® injections to reduce and eliminate fat...Read more
Laser hair removal technology continues to improve, and our dermatologist can treat many areas of the body on men and women. For women, the legs are one of the most popular body parts for laser hair removal , and for a good reason. Women often begin shaving in their teens and continue to do so for...Read more
Leg veins such as varicose veins and spider veins are often frustrating and embarrassing. These unsightly streaks on your lower legs likely prevent you from wearing shorts, sundresses or putting on a swimsuit, but they may also cause you pain. Varicose veins typically come with symptoms such as...Read more
Injectables are a great non-surgical way to improve your facial appearance and can even treat issues such as excessive sweating and migraine headaches. However, BOTOX™ Cosmetic and dermal fillers provide different benefits. Our dermatologist in Los Angeles can help you determine which of the...Read more
When you go to the dermatologist, it’s important to have questions ready to ask about your skin and any problems you may have noticed since your last visit. For example, moles continue to appear throughout your life and may need to be removed periodically and tested for skin cancer. Additionally,...Read more
Of course everyone ages differently, but once you are in your 30s, wrinkles, sun spots and slack skin may become more predominant. At this age, it's common for certain things to catch up to you: sunbathing, cigarettes, alcohol and poor diet – if any of these things were partaken of excessively in...Read more
In a word: Yes! CoolMini – the cleverly named CoolSculpting device miniaturized for treating double chins – works splendidly. Just like the larger CoolSculpting device, it works by freezing excess fat cells, which are then disposed of by your body over time. The CoolMini is simply a smaller device...Read more