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Top Treatments for Eczema Flare-ups Oct 6th, 2021

If you’re one of the 15 million Americans dealing with eczema, and you haven’t had much success treating the symptoms, there’s hope. There are many treatment options available, and one or a combination of them may help you. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, specializes...

4 Minimally Invasive Treatments for Fine Lines Sep 1st, 2021

Those crinkles around your eyes and fine lines around your mouth will likely get more noticeable as you get older. To tackle these fine lines without surgery, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, offers minimally invasive, same-day treatments in-office at Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics. Dr. Bushore designs personalized treatment plans...

How Revanesse Versa Creates a More Youthful Appearance May 1st, 2021

If the wrinkles and fine lines reflecting back at you from the mirror aren’t what you want to see, it might be time to consider nonsurgical treatments, such as Revanesse® Versa™. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, uses his eye for detail to enhance the...

When to Have a Skin Tag Removed Apr 1st, 2021

About 46% of people in the United States have skin tags, which are common and generally harmless skin growths. While skin tags aren’t dangerous to your health, there are some situations where you might want to have them removed. Board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, performs comprehensive skin evaluations at...

How to Prevent Melasma or Keep It from Worsening Mar 11th, 2021

Melasma is a skin condition that causes gray or brown patches to appear, usually on the face, neck, and forearms. While this condition isn’t harmful to your health, it can still affect how you feel about your appearance. As a board-certified dermatologist, David A. Bushore, MD, has extensive experience treating...

4 Noninvasive Treatments for Discolored Skin Feb 18th, 2021

Patches of noticeably discolored skin, especially on your arms and face, may negatively affect how you feel about your appearance. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, has extensive experience treating mild to severe skin discolorations. Dr. Bushore offers a variety of non-invasive, nonsurgical solutions to...

The Austin Natural Lift™: A Facelift Without Surgery Jan 17th, 2021

At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, offers minimally invasive The Austin Natural Lift™ procedures to lift sagging skin and enhance the natural contours of your face. Dr. Bushore can help you achieve your aesthetic goals without incisions or anesthesia, so you can feel confident in...

When to Consider PRP for Hair Restoration Dec 15th, 2020

If your hair is thinning or falling out, and it’s affecting your self-confidence, it’s time to consider the benefits of minimally invasive platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy for hair loss. As a board-certified dermatologist, David A. Bushore, MD, can restore your hair and your satisfaction with your appearance with PRP injections....

Concerned About Wrinkles Around Your Nose and Mouth? Consider Belotero Balance Nov 5th, 2020

If you’re dissatisfied with the increasing wrinkles around your mouth and nose, you can find nonsurgical solutions at Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics. Board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, is highly skilled in using the dermal filler Belotero Balance®, which can smooth wrinkles that run from your nose to your mouth....

Clear Away Summer Skin Damage with a Chemical Peel Oct 1st, 2020

The sun’s powerful UV rays can penetrate your skin and cause changes that affect your skin’s health and appearance. When you’re not using high-quality sunscreen every time you go outside, or you’re not using your sunscreen properly, exposure to the UV rays can lead to: Dry skin Too much sun...

Finding the Perfect Combination of Cosmetic Injectables Sep 30th, 2020

If you’re dissatisfied with the appearance of aging, sagging skin, you may be the perfect candidate for the cosmetic injectables available at Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics in Austin, Texas. As a cosmetic injectables specialist and board-certified dermatologist, David A. Bushore, MD, offers the most advanced dermal fillers, including Juvederm® and...

Enhancing Your Beauty with Our Austin Natural Look Aug 25th, 2020

As a board-certified dermatologist, David A. Bushore, MD, enjoys helping people look and feel their best. When it comes to aesthetic services to enhance your appearance, you deserve the highest quality of care to address your unique needs and goals. For this reason, Dr. Bushore created The Austin Natural Look™,...

The Link Between Pregnancy and Pigmentation Issues Jul 29th, 2020

Throughout your pregnancy, your body goes through a number of changes, some of which may be surprising. Many women grow especially concerned about the visible changes to their skin. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, has extensive experience in addressing pigmentation issues that occur with...

5 Ways to Help Soothe Psoriasis-Prone Skin Jun 16th, 2020

The discomfort and visibility of psoriasis symptoms can make it difficult to cope with the condition. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, understands how psoriasis can impact your quality of life and your self-confidence. Dr. Bushore is an expert in treating this type of chronic...

PRO-NOX: The Relief You Need Before Undergoing Aesthetic Treatments Apr 9th, 2020

If you’re about to undergo an uncomfortable aesthetic treatment, such as a chemical peel or injectable fillers, you can take advantage of the PRO-NOX™ system to relieve pain and anxiety. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, offers the PRO-NOX system to help you relax and...

DiamondGlow Dermalinfusion Can Help Reduce the Appearance of Fine Lines and Wrinkles Mar 19th, 2020

If you’re looking for a nonsurgical solution to plump up your skin, enhance its vibrancy, and smooth away wrinkles and fine lines, a DiamondGlow Dermalinfusion treatment may be right for you. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, offers this innovative exfoliation treatment. His licensed medical...

Banish Those Diet-Resistant Fat Pockets with CoolSculpting Feb 1st, 2020

At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, David A. Bushore, MD and his team understand how frustrating it can be to get rid of areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. To battle back against these pockets of fat, our Medical Aesthetician, Olivia Berry, offers innovative CoolSculpting® treatments. CoolSculpting is a safe,...

Incorporating Botox Into Your Regular Beauty Routine Jan 3rd, 2020

Botox® is an effective treatment for age-related skin flaws, such as moderate to severe wrinkles on your brow line and the creases around your eyes. But did you know you can safely incorporate Botox therapy into your regular beauty routine to help prevent wrinkles? Board-certified dermatologist David Bushore, MD, at...

5 Reasons Microneedling is So Beneficial For Your Skin Dec 1st, 2019

If you want to refresh and rejuvenate your skin but don’t want to deal with a long recovery time or surgery, microneedling may be just what you’re looking for. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics, board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, offers comprehensive microneedling treatments that can improve your skin’s texture...

How Daavlin UV Phototherapy Can Help Clear Your Psoriasis Nov 1st, 2019

As an autoimmune disease, psoriasis can affect your quality of life if not properly treated. The condition, which can cause itchy and scaly patches of skin to form on the scalp, knees, and elbows, can flare up when you least expect it. This not only can become physically disruptive to...

Are Spider Veins a Health Risk? Oct 1st, 2019

Keeping your legs healthy and looking young can become harder as you age. As you get older, your chances of developing spider veins can increase, which can cause health issues and affect your self-confidence. Board-certified dermatologist David A. Bushore, MD, understands why spider veins form and how to get rid...

Dealing with Eczema and Psoriasis Flare-ups Sep 1st, 2019

The itching and pain of eczema or psoriasis can be frustrating, especially when the discomfort interferes with your day. You may also struggle with the appearance of the dry, flaky skin and thick, scaly patches that develop on your body. While there’s no cure for eczema and psoriasis, you can...

What Can I Do About Skin Tags? Aug 1st, 2019

Skin tags can be a source of frustration, especially when they grow on your face or creases of your body. Friction from your clothing or movements can irritate the extra skin growths, or they may become painful when the tags get caught on your jewelry, hairbrush, or razor. While skin...

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective for Treating Hair Loss Jul 5th, 2019

If you’re concerned about your appearance because of premature hair loss, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy may be able to help you. Platelet-rich plasma therapy can stimulate new hair growth and enhance the thickness of your hair. This minimally invasive procedure addresses the root cause of your hair loss and can...

Five Ways to Help Prevent Skin Cancer and Why You Should See a Board-Certified Dermatologist Yearly Jun 1st, 2019

It’s estimated that one in five adults will develop skin cancer at some point in their life. Men and women age 40 and more and anyone with a family history of skin cancer are especially at risk for the disease, but everyone should be taking the right precautions to avoid...

How the Innovative Laser Genesis® System Can Help Restore Your Youth May 1st, 2019

When wrinkles, large pores, and noticeable sun damage make you avoid the mirror, it may be time to consider the many benefits of surgery-free laser treatments to restore the health of your skin. David Bushore, M.D. of Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics in Austin, Texas, offers the innovative Laser Genesis® system...

3 Reasons Why You Should Give Revanesse® Versa™ a Try This Spring Apr 1st, 2019

Spring is a season of renewal and a great time to reverse the signs of aging. Dr. David A Bushore offers a variety of options to enhance your natural features and help you look younger than ever without the risks of anesthesia or surgery. One popular option for addressing wrinkles...

How Kybella® Can Help Rid You of Your Pesky Double Chin Mar 7th, 2019

If the development of a double chin is making you self-conscious about your appearance, Kybella® may be the solution you need. David A. Bushore, MD, at Balcones Dermatology in Austin, Texas, offers this revolutionary, in-office treatment that can reduce the excess fat under your chin. Kybella® is a simple, painless...

3 Great Nonsurgical Treatments for Anti-Aging Feb 4th, 2019

When wrinkles and lines on your face make you look older than your years, it may be the right time to consider anti-aging treatments. David A. Bushore, MD, at Balcones Dermatology and Aesthetics in Austin, Texas, offers several options to reverse the signs of aging without the need for surgery....

Feel Amazing in Your Body This Year with CoolSculpting Jan 9th, 2019

If you’re tired of struggling to lose those pesky areas of stubborn fat and want to revamp your body without surgery, consider starting the new year off with innovative CoolSculpting® treatments. David A. Bushore, MD, at Balcones Dermatology and Aesthetics in Austin, Texas, offers this advanced, nonsurgical treatment to address...

3 Interesting Facts About Microneedling Dec 6th, 2018

The idea of puncturing your own skin to improve its health may sound strange at first, however that’s what microneedling is all about. This popular treatment is restoring the youthful appearance of many men and women safely and effectively. If you’re not familiar with the benefits of microneedling, read on...

Refresh Your Face With Juvéderm®️ Nov 19th, 2018

If your age is beginning to show on your face, making you look more tired and worn out than you feel, it can take away from your self-confidence. When wrinkles and sagging skin begin to affect your satisfaction with your appearance and you want to refresh your look, it may...

What To Expect During Your First CoolSculpting Treatment Oct 15th, 2018

If you’ve heard about the new technology that freezes away fat, we understand why you may be dubious. After all, you’ve likely been trying for years to get rid of stubborn fat using every approach imaginable, with nothing to show for your efforts. In fact, there’s no shortage of products,...

Get Rid of Your Double Chin With Kybella Sep 26th, 2018

Whether it’s a gift of genetics or is related to your age or excess weight, a double chin can mess with your confidence. If you’re among the 67% of Americans who are bothered by their double chin (according to the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery), you probably find yourself looking...

3 Permanent Ways to Diminish Acne Scars Aug 24th, 2018

As we exit our tumultuous teenage years, there’s a lot we want to leave behind, including acne. Unfortunately, acne can follow us into adulthood, thanks to the scarring this skin condition can leave behind.To help put the past firmly in the past, we offer several exciting techniques here at Balcones...

Why It’s Extra Important To Protect Your Skin From the Sun After Cosmetic Treatments Jul 20th, 2018

Why It’s Extra Important To Protect Your Skin From the Sun After Cosmetic TreatmentsMany cosmetic treatments leave your skin much more vulnerable to the sun’s rays, so it’s critical to protect yourself. For as long as six months following some procedures, you may need to take extra precautions. The level...

A Wrinkle Refresher: 10 Quick Facts You Should Know Jun 28th, 2018

Wrinkling was once considered an inevitable consequence of aging, especially if you had fair skin or came from a family that had a tendency to wrinkle. Luckily, we’re living in a time where we have more control over how and when we age than ever. Dr. David A. Bushore, board-certified...

How CoolSculpting® Freezes Away Your Fat May 24th, 2018

When struggling to obtain your ideal body, genetics and diet-resistant fat often work against you. Fortunately, there’s CoolSculpting, a non-surgical and scientifically-proven treatment that can reduce stubborn fat by up to 25% in a single session. The truth about body fatWhat makes CoolSculpting an effective treatment is that it’s not...

Living With Eczema Apr 20th, 2018

The daily struggle with atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is real. For nearly 30% of the American population who are living with eczema, it can be a challenge to get through the day or sleep restfully at night while battling the itchy symptoms of eczema. Expert dermatologist, Dr. David A. Bushore,...

Products To Avoid If You Have Eczema Mar 26th, 2018

If you have eczema, you know how difficult it can be to find products that won’t irritate your skin. Sometimes, knowing what to avoid can be as helpful as product recommendations.Beware of scentAny product that contains fragrance is liable to trigger your eczema. Synthetic fragrances are particularly problematic, but natural...

5 Ways to Protect Your Skin in Your 30s Mar 1st, 2018

5 Ways to Protect Your Skin in Your 30sConsider this a message from your future self: Take care of your skin now, while you’re still in your 30s. It’s one of the best beauty investments you’ll ever make.At Balcones Dermatology, we believe in enhancing and preserving your unique beauty, and...

What’s the Link Between Melasma and Hormones? Mar 1st, 2018

In some ways, melasma — a condition that causes gray or brown patches on the face — is a mystery. Far more women than men have melasma, and experts have long believed that there is some connection between the condition and hormonal changes. Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics in Austin, Texas,...

Four Super-Popular Cosmetic Treatments for Men Nov 13th, 2017

Women aren’t the only ones getting cosmetic treatments to look younger. More men are flocking to their dermatologists seeking nonsurgical cosmetic treatments. From celebrities like Brad Pitt, Deion Sanders, and Simon Cowell to regular, real-life guys, men are getting “work done.” Procedures such as Botox®, chemical peels, micro needling, and...

Microneedling: The Hottest New Skin Care Treatment Oct 10th, 2017

If you’re seeking one of the latest, nonsurgical procedures to improve your skin’s appearance with little to no downtime, look no further than microneedling. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics in Austin, Texas, we offer FDA-approved microneedling. It’s the craze in Hollywood with celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt flocking...

Chin Up: Five Fantastic Facts About Kybella® Sep 13th, 2017

Getting rid of your double chin used to mean undergoing a surgical procedure or settling for less than stellar results with temporary fixes such as tightening creams. At Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics in Austin, Texas, we’re happy to provide highly effective Kybella® injections as an alternative to surgery for successfully reducing...