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PicoWay has been proven to work on all tattoo colors and across a wide range of skin tones

TattooRemovalEmail 01Once considered an identifying feature of various cultural sub-groups, such as sailors and carnival workers, tattoos have now gone mainstream. The last decade has seen an explosion of individuals getting tattoos as well as a societal shift in how people with tattoos are viewed. Now it seems that every pro athlete is showcasing a great deal of ink, and even suburban soccer moms can be seen sporting a tattoo or two. This rise in tattoo popularity can be seen by the fact that there are over 21,000 tattoo parlors in the United States. (1) Of course, one can often regret a choice made when one was younger, which has led to an increased demand as well for tattoo removal. Many licensed dermatologists, such as Dr. F. Victor Rueckl of Lakes Dermatology in Las Vegas, are thrilled with the new and innovative PicoWay laser treatment for removing unwanted tattoos.

Dr. F. Victor Rueckl of Lakes Dermatology Praises Passage of Nevada SB101



New Botox law will help ensure patient safety

Las Vegas, NV - June 6th, 2017 - Dr. F. Victor Rueckl of Lakes Dermatology of Las Vegas applauds the passage of Nevada SB101, also known as the Botox bill, that was sponsored by State Senator Joe Hardy (R- Boulder City). This bill requires that only specific medically qualified personnel are allowed to inject neuromodulators and dermal fillers into patients, such as the popular Botox treatment that is derived from the botulinum toxin. In the past, dental hygienists, aestheticians, and medical assistants were allowed to administer Botox and other injectables. Now such procedures are restricted to the following medial professionals: physicians and physician assistants, dentists, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, osteopathic physicians and physician assistants, and podiatric physicians.

Dr. F. Victor Rueckl Discusses the Pitfalls of the Charcoal Face Mask Trend

The recent popular trend of charcoal face masks can actually be detrimental

IMG 0738There are many ways that a person can look younger and project a healthy appearance, such as working out or dying the gray out of their hair. One of the most striking ways to project a healthy, more youthful appearance is to do something with one's skin. This is understandable as the skin is the body's largest organ, with a total area of roughly twenty square feet in total. (1) One of the most important areas of the skin is the face as a person's face is how the world sees them, and many individuals want the world to see a face that is boasting smoother skin with less imperfections. In fact, people are willing to pay quite handsomely to improve their skin's appearance. This is shown by the fact that Americans spent over $43 billion in 2011 alone on topical creams, spa treatments, and cosmetic procedures, such as Botox, in order to look better. (2) In 2016, 15.66 million individuals in the United States used facials four times or more within a six month period. (3) A recent development of trying to improve one's facial looks is the trend of using charcoal face masks, which has been taking off in popularity, but professional dermatologists, such as Dr. F. Victor Rueckl of Lakes Dermatology in Las Vegas, are raising warnings about this practice.

Dr. F. Victor Rueckl Discusses His Success with Kybella

doublechinman 01Patients are happy to have their double chin gone via injections of Kybella

He's now the #1 Injector of Kybella in Nevada!

There are quite a few benefits of growing older, such as raising a family, moving up the corporate ladder, and achieving some of our lifelong goals. Such endeavors make life an enjoyable journey, but some speed bumps can be encountered along the way. Some of these speed bumps can come in the form of unwanted changes in our bodies as we grow older. As an experienced dermatologist, I'm quite used to individuals seeking to turn back the hands of time to gain a more youthful appearance. Some of the desired changes are gender-specific, but one common complaint that we see at Lakes Dermatology of Las Vegas is the dreaded double chin. Fortunately for our patients, there is a new FDA-approved treatment, Kybella, which has been highly successful in melting away that stubborn fat.


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