Dr. Fitzgerald's Dermatology Blog

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

Laser hair removal is a great way to eliminate unwanted hair from your arms, legs, back and elsewhere. Here are a few things to expect from the treatment: The Procedure: This non-surgical, non-invasive treatment is simple and fast. It is perfectly normal to feel a sensation similar to a slight...Read more
You may be really frustrated by the presence of age spots on your skin. Concealer is sometimes effective in covering up these pesky brown spots, but many people get frustrated by the need to use a concealer every day in order to experience even, unmarred skin. Here are the contributing factors for...Read more
Some people get varicose veins simply because of family history. But anything that places pressure and weight on your legs can lead to the appearance of varicose veins: Sitting or standing for long periods of time Being overweight Pregnancy (because of weight and pressure placed on the legs) A...Read more
With the winter holidays fast approaching, how will you look and feel your best? BOTOX® Cosmetic offers facial rejuvenation without surgery or downtime. Here are 4 reasons to consider it this holiday season: 1. Fast. Not only is the BOTOX® appointment itself completed relatively quickly, but the...Read more
Ultherapy Ultherapy's the hands-down winner for lifting when surgery is NOT on your to-do list. Watch the video below and see what the editor of Harper's Bazaar has to say about Ultherapy. Ultherapy® is the ONLY FDA-cleared, non-invasive procedure that lifts and tightens the neck, chin and brow,...Read more
Having unsightly varicose or spider veins can be embarssing and cause a change in your lifestyle. These veins are caused by a lack of proper bloodflow in the veins. The good news is that our dermatologist, Dr. Rebecca Fitzgerald, offers several treatment options that can remedy your varicose and...Read more
Radiesse® is a long-lasting, effective dermal filler. Although you may be familiar with the most common ways Radiesse is used (to soften the creases around the nose and corners of the mouth), here are 5 other treatment areas that may surprise you: Nose. Radiesse is sometimes referred to as the "...Read more
Acne is a troublesome condition that increasingly is not just a problem for teens. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, more women are getting acne in their 30s and older. It's a problem for adult men as well. At the office of Dr. Rebecca Fitzgerald, every day people ask us what they...Read more
CoolSculpting is a truly innovative device. Using cooling technology, it essentially freezes targeted fat cells to get rid of them, permanently. This painless, non-surgical treatment eliminates extra fat in a wide range of areas: Abdominal fat Bra bulge Love handles Saddlebags Upper arm fat Fat...Read more
Varicose veins can make you feel very self-conscious about your legs. These bulging veins are usually deep purple in color. Varicose veins can cramp and ache, or they may cause numbness in that area. If you have smaller, wispier leg veins, you may have spider veins. This second type is generally...Read more