Start getting laser hair removal now to be hair-free by summer. Ditto for treating any spider veins on my legs. Treat problem spots like love handles with CoolSculpting. Get rid of last year’s sunspots with laser. Freshen my skin with a chemical peel.… Read More


Everyone knows the fabulous effects of injecting Botox deep into facial muscles–smoother skin, fewer wrinkles. We are now combining old and newer techniques, adding very dilute amounts of Botox to growth factors and vitamins and infusing them into the skin via micro needling. Results are subtle initially, but tend to magnify with time and subsequent… Read More


Today, I discuss Dr. Baker’s Sculptra procedure. Sculptra contains poly-L-lactic acid, which restores volume to the aging face. As you age, the collagen beneath the skin naturally begins to break down. This collagen gives your face volume and shape. As a result of the collagen breakdown, wrinkles and lines begin to form. Instead of “filling”… Read More


1) Trouble fitting into your dress? You have time for two Cool Sculpting sessions before the holidays. 2) Sagging jowls or cheeks? Get your Sculptra, Juvederm or Restylane products. Any bruising will be long gone before holiday parties! Watch Dr. Baker receive Sculptra treatment: https://youtu.be/8EWGe0Qxq58  3) Unwanted red or brown spots on face? Consult and laser treatment.… Read More


Botox Week is almost here! November 6 – 10. $11/unit. No appointment necessary. At Ark-La-Tex Dermatology, we’ll have great discounts for you and your friends. To get ready, Dr. Baker and I demonstrate “how to Botox.”  … Read More


Introducing …. Lytera 2.0 by SkinMedica. Formulated to address even the most stubborn discoloration regardless of skin type. Improvements are seen in as early as 2 weeks with progressively dramatic results at 12 weeks and beyond. This amazing product helps to optimize results of multiple treatments , including laser therapy, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion. Although… Read More


Ark-La-Tex Dermatology has developed its own skincare line especially for those of you who have an active schedule but still want to look your best. Here, Dr. Futrell explains the steps in the two-minute drill.… Read More


New Year’s Resolutions for 2016 1) I will wear sunscreen (at least SPF 30) 366 days this year. 2) I will commit to using a daily moisturizer (cream in winter) on my entire body. 3) I will start (or continue) to use Retin A (or similar retinoid) nightly. 4) I will add an exfoliant to… Read More