Plastic Surgeon in Poway, San Diego CA

Skin Conditions

Acne

Acne

Acne can plague us at all ages. This condition occurs when your hair follicles become clogged with sebum and dead skin cells. It can arise from a variety of factors, including bacteria on your cell phone, pollution, and stress. It is important to determine...
Acne Scarring

Acne Scarring

While acne may heal within a matter of days or weeks, the acne scar may persist for months or years. Scarring can range from light discoloration to indentation that alters your skin texture. Highly Artistic Surgery offers treatments to retexturize the s...
Brown Spots on skin

Brown Spots on skin

Brown spots on skin are a direct result of sun damage, hormonal changes, and aging, due to an excess of melanin. Although they can look like cancerous growths, they are typically harmless. But to maintain the skin's youthful appearance, there are many...
Crows Feet

Crows Feet

Crow's feet are the wrinkles that form at the outer corner of the eyes. These lines are thought to result from facial muscle contractions. The skin around our eyes is thinner than the other areas of the face. Dehydration and sun damage can exacerbate...
Dark Circles

Dark Circles

Periorbital dark circles (also known as dark circles) are dark blemishes around the eyes which can make you look restless and aged. Dark circles under the eyes are blood vessels that can be seen through the skin. The skin around the eyelids is the thinnest...
Dull Dry Skin

Dull Dry Skin

One common complaint for skin concern is dull and tired, dry skin. Unfortunately, as we age our skin loses its natural "glow" which results in dull tired skin. The dry skin is from environmental factors such as weather, or lifestyle. At Highly Artistic...
Excessive Sweating

Excessive Sweating

Hyperhidrosis, also known as excessive sweating can be treated. At Highly Artistic, we understand how uncomfortable and embarrassing it is to live with this condition. Underarm problems tend to start in late adolescence, while palm and sole sweating...
Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Fine lines and wrinkles are normal part of the aging process. As we age, the skin's inner layer begins to thin, reducing elasticity and ability to retain moisture. Sun exposure, habitual facial expressions, lifestyle choices, and genetics are some of ...
Frown Lines

Frown Lines

Frown lines or "forehead folds" occur because of sun damage on the skin's collagen and elastin matrix. As a result, this leaves the skin thinner and less able to remain smooth over time. Another factor that contributes to the appearance of frown lines...
Fuller Lips

Fuller Lips

As we age, our skin produces less collagen, which gives the lips their youthful plump appearance. If you want to restore the lips aging has taken away or if you just want to plump your pout, we can help you attain a natural look so that your lips still...
Large Pores

Large Pores

Pores are the openings of the sweat glands that secrete oils to hydrate the skin. The main factors for large pores are genetics and age. If you have naturally oily skin, you tend to have larger pores. Also, as you age our skin loses its elasticity, which...
Laugh Lines

Laugh Lines

Deep lines around your mouth (laugh lines) become more visible as we age. That's because the ligaments around the mouth and chin loosen, allowing fatty tissue in cheeks to sag. An instant solution to laugh lines include dermal fillers and Fraxel l...
Mole removal san diego

Mole removal san diego

Moles are growths on the skin that are usually brown or black and can be either raised or flat. Over the years, moles can slowly change, either becoming more raised or changing color. A majority of moles, skin tags, and warts do not lead to skin cancer...