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

Keloid Scar Treatment

By April Harrison PA-C We have all seen unsightly scars but you may be wondering if there is a treatment for them. There are two main types of raised scars: keloid and hypertropic. A keloid scar is a type of raised scar that spreads beyond the boundary of the original wound. A hypertrophic scar is one where the scar is…

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All About Retinoids

If you’ve ever visited a dermatologist office, you will know retinoids is one of the best anti-aging secrets out there. Why do those of us in the dermatology field like them so much? And why should you use them? Read on for all the details and learn about our solutions for healthier skin. Retinoids are a class of synthetic and…

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Can You Prevent Certain Signs of Aging?

By Marcela Ramirez, NP Not only do I get this question numerous times when I am seeing my cosmetic dermatology patients in Houston, but also at social gatherings–where I quickly become pretty popular once people find out what I do. How can one truly prevent certain signs of aging while also aging gracefully? To simplify this answer, I like to…

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Cellfina: Tissue Stabilized-Guided Subscision for the treatment of cellulite

By: Suzanne Bruce & Associates Reposted from ASDS: https://www.asds.net/Cellfina/ What is Tissue Stabilized-Guided Subscision (TS-GS)? Cellulite is described as dimpling of the skin on the buttocks, thighs, and abdomen and occurs in 85% of women over the age of 21. Areas of skin affected by cellulite have thick, collagen bands oriented vertical to the skin called “septae”. Septae pull down on…

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The 5 Most Frequent Pregnancy Skin Questions Answered

By: Megan Couvillion, MD, MS, FAAD. Expecting a baby is such a special and exciting time. Though there are lots of books, websites, and other resources out there to guide you through all 10 months of pregnancy, the sections on skin concerns are often pretty slim. Here, I discuss the top 5 pregnancy skin questions I am asked in my…

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Navigating Hyaluronic Acid Filler Options

By: Megan Couvillion, MD Injectable fillers are a great way to restore youth to the face and/or enhance facial features. There are many different fillers available on the market, and in this information age it is easy to learn about all of the options. But, how do you know if fillers are right for you, and which ones? First, what…

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