Interested in learning more about Kybella, the latest non-surgical treatment for submental fullness, or “double chin?” Watch as Dr. Futrell takes you step-by-step through the actual process (this patient’s second Kybella treatment). Read more about Kybella here.  … Read More


Silkpeel is a quick pick-me-up to exfoliate and erase fine lines. Modeled after traditional microdermabrasion, the procedure exfoliates and infuses skin-specific treatments to moisturize, tighten and smooth skin. So, pick the specific treatment for you, with no downtime. Makeup or sunscreen may be applied right after the procedure. Look fresh and rested for that wedding,… Read More


  Get at least 7 1/2 to 8 hours of sleep each night. This gives your skin time to repair itself and decreases fine lines. Don’t sleep in makeup. Makeup left on overnight can clog pores and increase breakouts. Don’t tan. Besides causing skin cancer, tanning ages your skin. Don’t over-exfoliate. Mild exfoliation freshens skin, but… Read More


All of us have gotten a sunburn at some time or another. Here are my best tips for treatment: Immediately start taking Ibuprofen. Hydrocortisone 1% applied for 3-5 days will help to decrease inflammation. Sunburns don’t heal overnight. Apply extra moisturizer such as Cetaphil cream daily for 2-4 weeks. Post-burn, skin is very sensitive. Be… Read More


Pretty nails are a necessity summer. Here are 10  tips for keeping them healthy and pretty:  Keep your nails clean and dry so that bacteria don’t collect under the nail. To avoid ingrown toenails, cut your nails straight across. If toenails are thick and hard to cut, soak them in warm water 10 minutes before trimming.… Read More


SPF, UVA, UVB. Sunscreens are all about alphabet soup. A few tips will help you navigate the murky waters and find your perfect sunscreen. Two kinds of light in the sun’s rays cause most of the damage to your skin: UVA – the dominant tanning ray UVB – chief source of reddening and sunburn The SPF… Read More


Traveling is on the agenda for many of us this summer. Here are a few great tips to keep your skin looking great: Don’t wear makeup on the plane. Instead, reapply moisturizer frequently, and don’t forget Vaseline for your lips. Carry your own skin and hair care products. Transfer them to travel size that can… Read More


Need some “freshening”? For smoother and lighter skin, try a 20 minute procedure. Done at the end of the day, this simple laser treatment has minimal downtown. Your first choice of treatments can smooth the surface, erase fine lines, and make pores look smaller. A second type of treatment allows for decrease in pigment. Both of… Read More


If acne scars bother you, safe and effective treatments are available. These include: laser treatments, minor skin surgery, chemical peels and dermal fillers.  As we age, these scars may become more noticeable because of loss of skin collagen.  The keys to effective treatment: clearing up acne first selecting the right treatment based on the type… Read More


Nail fungus often starts with one yellowing or thickening nail. Before you know it, if could spread to multiple fingers or toes causing self-consciousness about wearing sandals, going barefoot or shaking hands.  The first step toward treatment is identifying the cause of nail changes. Not all changes are fungus. Other causes for nail changes can… Read More