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)

Category Archives: The Skinny Blog

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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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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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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Treating Acne Without Seeing a Dermatologist

Acne in Houston, TX

Nowadays there are many effective over-the-counter acne treatments that do not require seeing a doctor to get a prescription.  You may want to try some of the approaches below before you make an appointment with one of our dermatologists. When I trained as a resident in dermatology 35-plus years ago, I was taught that diet did not affect acne.  Now the…

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Cosmetic Dermatology Procedures in Houston, TX

By: Suzanne Bruce, MD We have just introduced a new botulinum toxin named Jeuveau™. It was approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows – what are known as the glabellar lines – for a period of time. Along with a select group of dermatologists and plastic…

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