Dr. Fitzgerald's Dermatology Blog

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

Q. “Do you have ideas about managing my skin while pregnant?” As all mothers know, sacrificing for your kids starts when you get pregnant. You expect your body to change, but your skin? Pregnancy related skin problems like breakouts, brown patches and stretch marks shouldn’t be part of the deal,...Read more
Question: “ My lips are thinning with age but I don’t want to look of fake with those over plumped up lips I see. What are some tips for natural appearing lip plumping?” The mistake many patients make (and many physicians too) is choosing to focus ONLY on the lip itself. Youthful full lips, the...Read more
Whether to choose Radiesse , a Hyaluronic Gel like Restylane Lyft or Sculptra for cheek augmentation will depend a great deal on how your face is proportioned and what may be happening due to volume loss or genetic volume deficiency. The face goes through many changes as we age, and these changes...Read more
Watch our Sculptra Video and Learn more about the benefits and techniques of sculptra for facial rejuvenation. Sculptra Video: Hear from Dr. Fitzgerald’s patients how Sculptra changed the way they felt about themselves. Sculptra has unparalleled ability to make subtle changes in your facial...Read more
CoolSculpting Explained and Proven Discover how CoolSculpting works to reduce fat in various areas of the body. Super cold contact plates push down the temperature of fat cells so that they begin to disintegrate. The skin is unaffected during the process. Many body areas can now be treated with...Read more
Is Ultherapy the new facelift alternative? “I’d be hard-pressed to find a patient who isn’t interested in combating wrinkles and sagging skin without surgery. So when we began offering Ultherapy , I knew we had a powerful new option on our hands,” Dr. Fitzgerald shares. The treatment is the first...Read more
Dr. Fitzgerald in Beverly Hills presenting on the Future of Fillers and InjectablesRead more
Ultherapy in Los Angeles – View the Ulthera videos Ultherapy is approved for nonsurgical lifting of the lower face, the brow and the decollete. Ultrasound can get to the deep parts if your skin layers without disrupting the surface through the idea of concentration and what I talk about this or...Read more
Getting ready to “go bare” – An annual pre-summer challenge. How we all would love to have little kid skin again! Just fresh, clear smooth skin… With summer not that far away, we’re going to have to shed the long sleeves, winter scarves and cute boots. That leaves a whole lot of bare skin…and for...Read more
“Madeline gets tan in an hour. It takes me all summer!” Not all skin is born equal. Some of us can get a golden tan in an hour with little sun damage and others can work at it all summer and end up only faintly beige – with a host of sun damage that shows up for decades. Why? The climates of...Read more