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

The Newest In Antioxidants, A Solution For Oily Skin

SkinCeuticals Silymarin CF

Silymarin CF is the newest antioxidant from SkinCeuticals, combining a potent blend of Vitamin C & Ferulic acid with Silymarin & Salicylic Acid to reduce oil production and prevent oil (sebum) oxidation.  Heat and humidity contribute to increased oil production on our skin – if masking or increasing temperatures outside have you feeling extra slick, this product is a great…

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The Ultimate Guide To Rosacea

Women With Rosacea

What Is Rosacea?  Rosacea is a skin condition that affects men and women, usually diagnosed in adulthood. It can more commonly affect lighter skin tones, but patients with skin of color are also affected. Symptoms can include: skin sensitivity, facial redness, dilated blood vessels, easy flushing/blushing, pimple-like spots, eye sensitivity, and skin thickening – but this last symptom is rare. …

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Get Rid of Cellulite With These 6 Treatment Options

Cellulite In Women

Do you have stubborn cellulite that just won’t go away? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While living with cellulite can be annoying, there are treatment options available to help you get rid of your cellulite and achieve your best skin yet. Therefore, we have gathered some important information on what cellulite is, how it’s formed, plus treatment options all in…

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How Secret RF Has Changed The Way I Treat Acne Scars

Woman with acne scars

Acne, in itself, can affect a person’s self-esteem and emotional well-being.  But what happens after the acne clears and leaves behind scars, then what?  As a dermatology nurse practitioner, I often find myself having to counsel and convince most of my middle to late adolescent patients of the importance of treating acne sooner rather than later to prevent acne scarring…

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Introducing Radiofrequency Microneedling

Secret RF Blog Image 1

We are excited to bring on Cutera’s Secret RF, a radiofrequency microneedling device to improve skin texture and tightening. This technology uses mechanically-controlled needles to deliver radiofrequency (RF) energy to the deeper layers of skin. This results in shrinking pores, smoothing of lines and wrinkles, and tightening of the skin.  We are able to lift the brows to reduce hooding,…

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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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