Houston Location

Suzanne Bruce and Associates, PA
1900 Saint James Place #600
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 850-0240
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (Cosmetic Services Only)

Yearly Archives: 2020

My CoolTone Story

by Dr. Suzanne Bruce Shortly before the pandemic hit, our office got the just-introduced CoolTone™, the muscle toning device from the ever popular CoolSculpting®.  From the moment I heard about this device, I knew I wanted to be first in line to get the treatment. CoolSculpting continues to be a hit, people love it for its targeted 30-minute fat freezing…

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A Quick Guide To The 4th Dimension of Fillers

First things first, let’s explain what we mean by facial dynamics! Facial dynamics in simple terms are the various facial movements and the speed at which we perform these facial movements when talking or expressing in our day to day lives. So as an injector, a part of achieving the most natural-looking filler results we must be extremely mindful of…

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Top 4 Dermatologist Recommended Treatments For Psoriasis

Top 4 Dermatologist Recommended Treatments For Psoriasis

By Dr. David Powell Psoriasis is a common condition in the US with nearly 3 million cases annually. If you are wondering if you may be one of those, the first sign would be a rash on the skin. That rash can grow larger and develop scaly dry skin on top, especially when left untreated. This common disease varies significantly…

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How To Prevent Wrinkles While You Sleep

Sleep Wrinkles V. Expression Wrinkles If you are a side sleeper, you may have noticed new lines and wrinkles showing up on your face. When we sleep on our side, our faces are pressed into the pillow with our 8-10-pound head causing vertical creases. Over time, these lines become permanent and are resistant to wrinkle-reducing treatments like BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®…

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6 Most Common Sunscreen Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

#1. Mistake: Applying sunscreen only to the face. How To Avoid: Sunscreen should be applied to all sun-exposed skin. All our skin is at risk for aging and sun damage, and it’s very difficult to undo the damage later!   #2 Mistake: Using too little sunscreen. How to Avoid: Apply your sunscreen generously. For the average adult, it takes about a shot glass full…

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The Benefits of Combining Ultherapy and Fillers

Youthful Middle Aged Woman

As a cosmetic Nurse Practitioner in Dermatology, I get the question asked all the time by my patients: What would be better for me to look more rejuvenated Ultherapy or injectable fillers? I more often than not answer them with: Why not both! As an Ultherapy specialist and a trained and experienced injector, I have seen how these two different…

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Annual Skin Checks, Necessary or Not? Covered by Insurance?

Annual Skin Checks are a MUST.

By David Powell, MD New patients are often surprised when I let them know that annual skin screenings are actually a thing, and more importantly that they should be participating – ANNUALLY. Skin cancer has been on the rise and is the 5th most common type of cancer, lucky for all of us its completely treatable if caught early. As…

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A Quick Guide to a Dermatologist’s Sun Protection Toolbox!

Quick Guide to a Dermatologist's Sun Protection Toolbox

The key to protecting your skin consistently is making it a part of everyday life! Here are some of my favorite products I keep in my sun protection toolbox. NB: This is not an exhaustive list of ALL great sunscreens/products. Find products that you like, so you will use them regularly. Also, pick supplies at a price point that is…

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New Doc On The Block – Meet Dr. Powell

We are so excited to officially announce the newest member of our SBA Dermatology family, Dr. David Powell, M.D.! He brings 20+ years of dermatology experience and knowledge to our practice and is eager to meet you all! Why did you decide to become a dermatologist? I was always interested in science as a young student, which led to medical…

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