Blog Archive

FAQs About Clear & Brilliant Treatment Oct 9th, 2019

How will Clear and Brilliant improve my skin? The outermost layers of our skin act like barriers that protect the inner layers from harm. The top layers become damaged, but because of the skin’s slower turnover rate, they do not get replaced as quickly as needed. Clear and Brilliant helps...

What is Miradry and will it work for me? Sep 18th, 2019

The MiraDry system is a revolutionary treatment for excessive underarm sweat, also known as axillary hyperhidrosis, offered at McGuiness Dermatology & Aesthetics. It is an FDA-approved, non- invasive procedure that eliminates underarm sweat and odor by using controlled electromagnetic energy to target and selectively destroy the sweat and odor producing...

Am I A Good Candidate for Coolsculpting? Sep 4th, 2019

You’ve heard about Coolsculpting, a non-surgical way to get rid of unwanted, excess fat from certain areas of the body. It’s a great choice for treating the abdomen, hips or thighs. But Coolsculpting isn’t always the right choice for everyone. Some people make better candidates for the procedure than others....

What Is Microneedling, And What Is It Used For? May 29th, 2019

Microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy) involves using fine needles to create hundreds of tiny, invisible puncture wounds in the top layer of skin. Sound appealing? Not so much. But this minimally invasive treatment— whether it’s done in-office by a trained aesthetician, dermatologist, or plastic surgeon, or at home...

Why Facials Should Be Apart of Your Beauty Routine Care May 8th, 2019

People get facials for different reasons: While some people want to remove those horrible blackheads, others want some help with an anti-again regimen. And, then there are the people who just want to relax and be pampered. These are all fine reasons to get facials. But often the facial itself...

Using Dermal Fillers For Preventive Care Apr 23rd, 2019

People develop wrinkles because, over time, skin weakens and can’t effectively bounce back from folding caused by laughing, smiling, furrowing your brow, and all the other motions your face makes on a regular basis. So, doctors typically recommend treating wrinkles in two steps: Using a topical retinol product to stimulate...

Questions answered about Botox Apr 10th, 2019

What is Botox? Botox, or Botulinum toxin type A, is a commercial neurotoxin that reduces muscle movement and reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Basically, it paralyzes your facial muscles. That sounds scary, but it’s temporary. It’s also totally safe. In fact, Botox is one of the most...

Men Are Turning to CoolSculpting® to Get Rid of Stubborn Belly Fat! Mar 27th, 2019

Say goodbye to the ‘Dad Bod’ and hello to the ‘Summer Bod’, because we have one COOL treatment men all over are asking for by name! Have you noticed your jeans hugging you a little too snug? Your favorite polo just not fitting like it used to? Stubborn fat doesn’t...

What is Clear + Brilliant? Feb 13th, 2019

Clear + Brilliant laser treatment can help prevent the visible signs of aging and address the overall effects time and the environment can have on your skin.   Some of the things we love about Clear + Brilliant laser treatment: No Surgery or Injections: Clear + Brilliant is non-invasive, no...

Why choose a Dermatologists? Jan 30th, 2019

When you have a skin issue, whether it is acne, warts, skin cancer, wrinkles or something else, strongly consider seeing a skin specialist, a dermatologist. If you are pregnant, you see your OB/GYN. If you have high blood pressure, a cold or fever, you see your family doctor or internist....

What is Acne and when do you need a dermatologist? Jan 9th, 2019

Acne doesn’t appear just on the face. It can show up on your back, shoulders, neck, upper arms, buttocks, and chest. Pimples aren’t the only sign either. You may have: Blackheads and whiteheads Papules Cysts Nodules Even though over-the-counter treatments for acne can help when you have an occasional breakout...

Welcome to McGuiness Dermatology & Aesthetics! Learn a little more about us. Nov 21st, 2018

Welcome to McGuiness Dermatology & Aesthetics! Learn a little more about us… Who are we and what do we do? McGuiness Dermatology & Aesthetics boasts a highly skilled staff and cutting-edge technology at its six locations in Texas. We are dedicated to helping all patients with every possible skin condition...

How does Dermal Fillers help you? Nov 14th, 2018

Whether you want fuller lips, deep lines to disappear, or to enhance the contours of your face, injectable fillers may be just what you need! Injectable dermal fillers can plump thin lips, enhance shallow contours, soften facial creases and improve the appearance of recessed scars. Dermal fillers are used to...

HydraFacial - making your skin healthy Oct 26th, 2018

Improving your skin is easy with our Hydrafacial.  This system helps to make your skin look and feel younger and cleaner! HydraFacial is a noninvasive treatment that nourishes your skin and creates an instantly gratifying glow. This system provides the same revitalizing benefits as chemical peels and laser skin resurfacing...

Improve Your Appearance with Microdermabrasion Sep 15th, 2018

It is understandable that you want to look your best. There are some very intrusive procedures that people can have done to improve their appearance. These procedures might include things like facial surgery or facial fat reduction. And while all of these procedures have their place, not everyone needs and...

What is Psoriasis and How Do I Treat It? Sep 15th, 2018

Psoriasis is a disease that causes the skin cells to grow at an abnormally fast rate. The body can’t keep up, and the skin cells accumulate and develop into scaly, red patches. The condition affects men and women equally, and it most commonly first appears in patients who are between...

Benefits of Professional Acne Treatment Sep 15th, 2018

Acne is something that affects people regardless of their age. While it is more prevalent in teenagers, there are many adults out there who can tell you firsthand that just because you’re in your thirties or forties, this does not mean that acne just disappears. There are a lot of...

Eliminate Your Old Ink with Laser Tattoo Removal Sep 15th, 2018

Are you feeling regret over getting a tattoo? If so, you are not alone. A large number of individuals who get tattoos feel regretful about their decision. Thanks to modern technology, you do not have to live with that regret forever. You can use laser tattoo removal to get rid...

What is Ultherapy? Sep 15th, 2018

Ultherapy® is a skin rejuvenation treatment that utilizes ultrasound to bring about therapeutic results. It is commonly used to benefit individuals who are looking for a safe alternative to more invasive treatments, like facelift surgery. It is also preferred by many people over laser treatments. Ultherapy® offers these individuals a...

Common Causes of Rosacea Sep 15th, 2018

Experts do not know why certain people develop rosacea. There are a lot of theories, yet none of these have been proven to be the reason why this condition develops in some people, but not in others. Part of the problem is that two people can have very similar health,...

Kybella for Non-Surgical Double Chin Reduction Sep 15th, 2018

As we age, we start to store fat on our body in awkward ways and in places where we did not store fat before. As a result of this, we may develop a double chin. Having a double chin changes the way that you look. It makes you look older,...

HydraFacial for Younger-Looking Skin Sep 15th, 2018

Your face is one of the most important aspects of your appearance. Your face is what others use to identify you. The healthier the skin on your face is, the more attractive you will look. This is one of the reasons why nowadays there are so many skin care products...

The Many Advantages of Vein Treatment Sep 15th, 2018

Noticeable veins are common, especially in people over 45 years of age, but that doesn’t make them any less unsettling. If you have been covering your legs or face year after year, you may want to consider your options regarding professional vein treatment.Problematic veins are the result of the vein...

Signs of a Skin Rash Sep 15th, 2018

Just about everyone will have a skin rash at some point or another in their life. Rashes can be itchy, they might burn and, in some cases, they hurt. There are other rashes that don’t itch, but they can negatively affect the appearance of the skin. Some rashes can be a sign...

The Difference Between Fillers and Injectables Sep 15th, 2018

Fillers and injectables are two terms that are often heard frequently and together. Whats the difference and how do you know which one does what?First understand A filler is a type of injectableThere are so many types of dermal filler products on the market. Each product is uniquely formulated to have...

Ways to Lose Stubborn Belly Fat with CoolSculpting Sep 15th, 2018

Stubborn belly fat that won’t go away with diet and exercise? Not Cool. Try CoolSculpting!Going to extremes – even using ridiculous devices or strange “remedies” – to reduce stubborn belly fat? Really Not Cool. Freezing away fat cells with no surgery and little to no downtime with the FDA-cleared CoolSculpting...

Put an End to Excessive Sweating with miraDry® Sep 15th, 2018

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a common medical condition. It takes something that’s natural, like sweating, and turns it into an uncontrollable condition that can rob you of your life’s joy. It is estimated that approximately five percent of the population deals with hyperhidrosis. Although hyperhidrosis is not life-threatening, for...

Get Rid of Your Double Chin with Kybella in Plano Sep 11th, 2018

When you look at yourself in the mirror, what do you see? What is it about your face that you don’t like? Well, if you are like so many other people out there, one of the things that makes you look and feel old and unattractive is your double chin....