Blog Archive

Why Would I Need a Breast Reduction? Sep 1st, 2021

For an array of personal reasons, such as replacing lost volume, creating symmetry, and increasing the size, nearly 200,000 women underwent breast augmentation surgery last year, which typically involves the insertion of silicon- or saline-filled implants. Far fewer women — about 36,000 in 2020 — choose to go in the...

Five Benefits of IV Hydration Therapy Aug 8th, 2021

Whether you’re suffering from dehydration or are simply a health-conscious person looking for the best way to meet your hydration needs and optimize your performance, IV hydration therapy can help.  This customized therapy is one of our most popular treatments here at Robert Andrews Laser & Medical Aesthetics in Colorado...

Four Minimally Invasive Ways to Reduce Scars Jul 12th, 2021

Anytime your skin is breached and then heals, scar tissue results. Scars are permanent patches of skin that close the gap or wound, and they come in all shapes and sizes. While nothing can make your scar go away completely, there are treatments that can significantly reduce their appearance so...

What to Expect From a Chemical Peel Jun 13th, 2021

Your skin renews itself all the time. As new cells rise to the surface, older cells die and slough off to make way. But when those expired cells hang around on the surface, your skin can take on a dull, dry look. Sometimes all you need is a gentle scrub...

When to Consider a Neck Lift May 24th, 2021

From bat wings to spare tires, we often heap negativity on ourselves by using unglamorous, unflattering names for our most embarrassing and frustrating cosmetic flaws. No part of your body is safe from ridicule, not even your neck. And if you’re living with sagging skin below your chin, which many...

Sculpt Your Way to a Better Body Apr 21st, 2021

Spot reduction is impossible. No matter how hard you try, you can’t dictate where your body will lose fat. Genetics plays a big role in where your body stores extra fat, and even when you’re in good shape and close to your ideal healthy weight, you may still carry pockets...

Vascular Lesions and Leg Veins? We Can Help Mar 9th, 2021

When veins become visible through the surface of your skin, it disrupts your otherwise smooth complexion and may even cause you to feel self-conscious about baring your legs, which is where the veins tend to show up most often. If they appear on your face, you may find yourself hiding...

Why PDO Thread Lifts Are So Effective Feb 10th, 2021

Most people find themselves at some point or another standing in front of a mirror wondering when and how their skin changed. Although the wrinkles, lines, sags, and jowls gradually happen over years of living, they seem to appear overnight.  Fortunately, you have options that can help restore a more...

Banish Stretch Marks in Time for Summer Jan 18th, 2021

Throughout your life, your body size and shape fluctuate. Your skin stretches and contracts to accommodate weight loss and gain, muscle growth, and pregnancies, but it can only take so much before it starts showing signs of wear.  Stretch marks are signs of irreparable damage that result from abrupt changes...

Everything You Need to Know About Permanent Makeup Dec 16th, 2020

If you love the look of freshly applied makeup but hate the time and money you spend on the daily ritual, permanent makeup may be the perfect solution for you. This totally customizable treatment allows you to choose the look you want to see every morning the moment you roll...

Noncosmetic Reasons You Might Need a Rhinoplasty Nov 8th, 2020

More than 207,000 nose jobs are performed every year, because it's a safe and effective way to correct a misshapen nose and create a more balanced, symmetrical face. But rhinoplasty does more than just alter your looks; it changes the way your nose functions as well. Here at Robert Andrews...

The Many Benefits of Laser Hair Removal Oct 14th, 2020

Everyone has hair somewhere they’d like to lose. That’s why the hair-removal industry rakes in around 2.43 billion every year. Whether you opt for razors to shave off your hair at the surface, pluck them with tweezers one by one, or yank out swaths of hair all at once with...

Replenish Sun-Damaged Skin With a Medical-Grade Facial Sep 17th, 2020

Spa facials feel great, helping you relax and unwind as the gentle massage action calms your mind and releases stress. Your skin benefits a bit, too, as dead surface cells are sloughed off and your dry skin gets slathered with moisturizing creams and serums.  While there’s definitely a case to...

Breast Lift or Breast Augmentation — Which One Is Right for You? Aug 13th, 2020

Each year, more than 423,000 women get their breasts surgically altered to enlarge or lift them, making these procedures some of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the country. Although modern science has made the surgery safe and accessible, it’s also given you more choices than ever before. Before you...

Fight Gravity with a Thread Lift Jul 27th, 2020

It happens to everyone. You hit your thirties and forties, and suddenly you notice things in the mirror that weren’t there before. Lines, wrinkles, and thinner, sagging skin. It starts out gradually until one day you realize you’re pulling your cheeks and temples back with your fingers to tighten your...

Eyelid Surgery — a Simple Procedure that Delivers Dramatic Results Jun 26th, 2020

As you age, your skin loses some of its structural integrity. Essential proteins called collagen and elastin that once gave your skin volume and resilience are now in short supply, so your skin gets thinner and more lax. You notice it all over your body, including your eyes.  If excess...

Start Laser Hair-Removal Treatment for Hairless Legs all Summer May 26th, 2020

Spring is peeking through the clouds, which means summer is right around the corner. And if you’re like most Coloradans who’ve been bundled up for months, you’re dreaming of shedding your coat and slipping into a swimsuit. But with the weather change comes the inevitable change in your hygiene routine.  ...

Which Kind of Facial is Best for My Skin Type? Mar 23rd, 2020

Professional facials feel great, but they also serve an important purpose — they’re the best way to keep your skin vibrant, healthy, and protected. Although a regular at-home skin care routine is essential, professional facials are more thorough and can help correct problems you can’t detect or can’t address by...

Get Ready for Spring Break with the Help of Our Medical Weight-Loss Services Feb 3rd, 2020

You’ve heard it said that weight is just a number — but when that number weighs down your confidence and your health, it becomes much more. If you have plans for spring break, you want to be as confident and healthy as possible so you can enjoy your vacation and...

Botox versus Dermal Fillers: Which One Is Right for You? Jan 21st, 2020

Are lines, wrinkles, fat under the chin, and other signs of aging getting you down? Injectable treatments can offer rejuvenation and help you avoid going under the scalpel for plastic surgery to achieve your aesthetic goals.  At Robert Andrews Laser & Medical Aesthetics in Colorado Springs, Colorado, our team provides...