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How Thread Lifts Work Dec 1st, 2021

It’s December, and the winter holiday season is upon us. Along with time spent shopping, baking, and holiday list-making, the winter holidays also mean lots of time with family and friends. It’s natural to want to put your best face forward, but if you’re struggling with sagging skin, fine lines,...

How to Lose Weight With a Professional Weight Loss Plan Nov 1st, 2021

If you’re struggling to lose weight, you’re in good company. About 74% of Americans are overweight or obese. However, knowing you’re not alone in the battle of the bulge won’t help you shed those excess pounds and reclaim your health.  At Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, our...

Treating Your Gummy Smile with Botox Oct 1st, 2021

From in-person meetings to virtual get-togethers, your smile is one of the first things people see. For many Americans, however, a gummy smile leaves them feeling self-conscious every time they grin.  If you’re worried your smile is all gums, the providers at Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California,...

How Laser Hair Removal Can Be Your Answer to Never Having to Shave Again Sep 1st, 2021

Here in sunny Southern California, there’s always a reason to let your smooth skin take center stage. But keeping your skin smooth and hair-free can mean spending hours plucking, waxing, and shaving unwanted facial and body hair.    At Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, our providers have a...

Why Dermal Fillers Might Be Right for You Aug 8th, 2021

No matter how hard you work to keep yourself healthy and well, age can take a toll on your skin. Fine lines, wrinkles, and lost facial volume can add years — even decades — to your appearance.    At Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, we have a safe...

How Thread Lifts Provide Amazing Results Jul 22nd, 2021

While it may be natural for skin to lose elasticity and tightness with age, when this happens, it can add years to your face. At Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, our experienced providers have an innovative solution to restore your skin and give you a more youthful...

Beyond Beauty with Botox Jun 9th, 2021

When most people hear about Botox®, they think about its ability to diminish lines and wrinkles. But there’s more to Botox than beauty treatments.   In addition to cosmetic improvements, our providers at Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, use Botox to safely and effectively treat several medical conditions....

Will Melasma Go Away On Its Own? May 4th, 2021

Do you have patches of brown or gray-brown skin on your face? You may be struggling with melasma, a persistent skin condition that affects more than 6 million American women.   Most women who develop melasma notice changes on their face, especially their cheeks, upper lip, bridge of their nose, and...

The Link Between Your Weight and Osteoarthritis Apr 1st, 2021

As the most common joint disorder, osteoarthritis (OA) affects almost 33 million adults in America. And if you’re overweight or obese, you’re 4-5 times more likely to develop this painful and degenerative disease. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing OA and other dangerous...

Other Reasons You Get Breast Augmentation Mar 2nd, 2021

Are you thinking about getting breast augmentation surgery? If so, you’re in good company. Breast augmentation is a very popular cosmetic surgical procedure in the United States. But popularity alone doesn’t make it the right procedure for you. At Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, we understand every...

Myths and Facts About Lip Fillers Feb 4th, 2021

If getting plump, kissable lips is at the top of your to-do list, lip fillers offer a safe way to perfect your pout. Unfortunately, there are many myths circulating about these safe and effective cosmetic treatments.  At Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, our providers want to be...

Take Charge of Your Sexual Health This Year Jan 1st, 2021

At Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, our providers understand the many issues that can impact a woman’s sexual health. If you struggle with a less-than-satisfying sex life because of hormonal changes, stretching from childbirth, or embarrassment over the appearance of your genitalia, we can help.  Our surgeons...

Look Your Best Over the Holidays With the Perfect Combination of Cosmetic Injectables Dec 1st, 2020

Do you want to lose your fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin this holiday season? Well our expert providers at Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, can give you the right combination of cosmetic injectables, so you can rejuvenate your skin and look your best. With so much...

Stretched or Wrinkled Earlobes? There's a Solution Nov 1st, 2020

Have you noticed your earrings hanging lower each year? Do your earlobes appear to have folds or wrinkles? The team of experts at Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, can help with earlobe rejuvenation. Earlobe rejuvenation can provide a safe and effective way to minimize wrinkles and restore...

Don’t Let Your Hands Give Away Your Age Oct 13th, 2020

Many women spend time and money improving the appearance of their facial skin, but they often ignore their hands. Don’t let your hands give away your age! The team of aesthetic experts at Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, offer different types of hand rejuvenation therapies, so your...

What Parts of the Body Respond Best to Laser Hair Removal? Sep 20th, 2020

Everyone has body and facial hair, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with it anywhere it grows. If you’re tired of fighting unwanted facial and body hair with tweezers, razors, and chemicals, laser hair removal could be the solution for you.  As part of our comprehensive line of...

Help! I Regret My Tattoo! Aug 6th, 2020

Many people get tattoos for reasons that were important at the time. But people change over time, and at some point, they may no longer feel attached to the ink that’s showing in their skin. If this sounds like you, you don’t have to keep it any longer. At Medweight,...

6 Risk Factors for Spider Veins Jul 15th, 2020

Are you worried about spider veins or already struggling with the spidery red, blue, or purple lines on your legs, ankles, feet, or other parts of your body? Spider veins can make it difficult to let your skin shine during the warm summer months here in California.  If you want...

Aesthetics and COVID-19: What You Should Know Jun 12th, 2020

If you’re experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, you already know it’s important to call your health care provider, avoid public transportation, stay home, and limit contact with others. But as Orange County and the state of California open up, you may be wondering if now is the right time to...

Dermal Fillers for Plumper Lips May 22nd, 2020

Nothing is as attractive as a set of full, kissable lips. If your pout isn’t measuring up, don’t despair. The team at Medweight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, can plump up your lips safely and effectively to give you the soft, luscious lips you’ve been dreaming of. Our...

Breast Augmentation: What Size Should You Choose? Apr 17th, 2020

If you’ve decided to undergo breast augmentation, you’re in good company. This popular cosmetic procedure is the top body enhancement surgery in America with more than 300,000 women opting to augment their breasts each year.  Everyone chooses breast augmentation for different reasons. You may not be happy with the size...

How Pregnancy Causes Melasma Mar 1st, 2020

Pregnancy is a time of many changes. Unfortunately, your skin can be affected by these changes. Melasma, sometimes called the mask of pregnancy, manifests as darkened patches of skin, and it typically appears on the face around the upper lip, nose, cheeks, and forehead. Melasma can also darken other parts...

Knowing the Difference Between Hyaluronic Acid and Collagen-Stimulating Fillers Feb 1st, 2020

You know dermal fillers can reduce noticeable signs of aging. But which type is right for you? Hyaluronic acid fillers or collagen-stimulating fillers?  The expert aesthetic providers at MedWeight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California, want to help you understand both hyaluronic acid and collagen-stimulating dermal fillers. Armed with...

Top 5 Causes for Spider Veins Jan 9th, 2020

It’s hard to ignore spider veins, especially with their classic branches of thin red, blue, or purple lines spreading out over your face or legs. But even though they’re typically harmless, they can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance, which can impact your self-confidence, and also sometimes cause mild...

Why Is Collagen So Important for Youthful-Looking Skin? Dec 5th, 2019

As you age, your skin begins to lose its elasticity, which is all too evident when you notice slight sagging in certain areas. This happens for lots of reasons, but one of the most important is that your body produces less collagen as you age.  If you’re confused about the...

5 Reasons to Consider a Tummy Tuck Nov 1st, 2019

If you’re unhappy with your body, you’re not alone. A few extra pounds around the middle can leave you feeling unattractive, but a slim, trim waistline doesn’t have to be a thing of the past. A tummy tuck can undo the effects of pregnancy, age-related loose skin, and other unsightly...

Losing Weight Reduces Your Risk of These Chronic Conditions Oct 14th, 2019

Carrying around a few extra pounds is no fun. Seeing a large version of yourself staring from a mirror takes a toll on your self-confidence and your physical well-being. Lower back pain and stress on your knees can make exercise, a key part of losing weight, uncomfortable. This vicious circle...

How Menopause Symptoms Can Affect Your Sex Life Sep 1st, 2019

Whenever you thought about menopause, you figured hot flashes would be your biggest problem. Now that you’re in menopause, you realize that “the change” has altered your sex life, and not in a good way. MedWeight, Lasers & Wellness Centers can help you put the zing back into sex after...

Spots, Scars, and Stretch Marks: Lasers Can Treat Them All Aug 6th, 2019

Skin imperfections can damage your self-confidence and prevent you from looking as good as you feel. Spots, scars, and stretch marks represent some of the most common flaws that can make you feel self-conscious and less than your best. While makeup and clothing can help camouflage these imperfections, lasers are...

What Can I Do About Spider Veins? Jul 9th, 2019

Summer is the season for shorts, bathing suits, and sandals. But if you have spider veins on your face or body, you might be covering up instead of showing off. Spider veins are an extremely common venous condition, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with these visible, colorful...

It's Like It Never Happened: Tattoo Removal with PicoSure Laser May 31st, 2019

That tattoo seemed like a great idea at the time. But over time, it faded, stretched, or you just don’t like it anymore. You might find yourself wishing you didn’t have it or that you never got it in the first place. If you have a tattoo you regret, you’re...

5 Reasons Why Botox Remains The Popular Choice For Diminishing Frown Lines And Crow’s Feet May 6th, 2019

If you’re beginning to notice fine lines when you look in the mirror, you may feel nostalgic for the smoother face of your youth. Not only can wrinkles make you feel older, but they can also affect your confidence. At MedWeight, Lasers & Wellness Centers, we understand your aesthetic concerns....

Begin Laser Hair Removal Treatment Now And Be Silky Smooth By Summer Apr 19th, 2019

Summer is almost here. If you’re still dealing with shaving, waxing, or using a depilatory product, you can begin laser hair removal treatment instead and put that razor on the shelf. In just a few months you can be ready to show off your silky smooth summer body without concern...

How PICO Enlighten Can Help With Melasma Mar 1st, 2019

Have you noticed dark patches or discoloration appearing on your face? It might be melasma. Melasma is a common skin condition that develops as a result of hormonal changes or sun damage over time. While melasma isn’t dangerous, it can make your skin look uneven and affect your self-confidence. Sometimes...

3 Amazing Options for Lip Rejuvenation Feb 11th, 2019

Your lips say a lot about you. They’re the focal point when you speak, and they show emotion whether you’re smiling, frowning, or smirking. But like any other part of your body, time takes its toll on your lips. Smoking and using straws may create vertical lip lines that age...

Eliminating Problem Areas With Noninvasive Body Sculpting Jan 7th, 2019

If you want a great body that you can show off at the beach this summer, now is the right time to get serious. Eating a balanced diet and following an exercise plan helps you lose weight and develop the muscles you want. However, most people have problem areas that...

10 Tips to Maintain Your Weight Loss Over the Holidays Dec 10th, 2018

The holidays herald a time of gathering with loved ones, gift giving, parties, and delicious baked goods, but when you mix in the inevitable stress, weight gain around the waistline tends to happen. From November to the start of the New Year, women gain an average of one pound while...

Refresh Winter Skin with a Photofacial Nov 13th, 2018

Winter is hard on your face, even in sunny, Southern California. Weekend winter sports take their toll. Closer to home, cooler temperatures force many to turn on the heat, especially at night. Heating systems rob the air of the little bit of humidity the desert climate missed, pulling additional moisture...

What is a Non-Surgical Facelift? Oct 15th, 2018

Once upon a time, a facelift was a complicated, extremely invasive, and painful, procedure that included incisions, stitches, and required a long period of recovery. Facial surgery techniques evolved and soon facelifts became a little bit less of an ordeal, though surgery was still involved. Thanks to today’s technology, non-surgical...

How G-spot Injections Can Improve Your Sexual Satisfaction Sep 14th, 2018

The value of sex in a romantic relationship cannot be overemphasized. Not only does it feel great, but can also improve your sense of wellbeing. Some studies suggest that sex can help to reduce depression, enhance happiness in a relationship, boost the immune system, and increase fertility. But one question...

3 Options for Fuller Lips (implant, lip lift, dermal fillers) Aug 20th, 2018

If you were born with thin lips, watched your lips thin over time, or your lips seem out of proportion to one another, you may be thinking about options for getting fuller, attractive lips. You’ll be happy to know that there are several choices available to improve the appearance of...

5 Tips to Speed Your Recovery after Breast Augmentation Jul 24th, 2018

The results of breast augmentation surgery can be life-changing, making you feel more confident, more self-assured, and more comfortable with your own body for years after the procedure. The highly skilled plastic surgeon, Allan Wu MD, and the medical professionals at MedWeight, Lasers & Wellness Centers in Irvine, California specialize...

What Causes Cellulite and How Can I Get Rid of It? Jun 28th, 2018

If you develop cellulite on your body, most commonly on your thighs and buttocks but also elsewhere, you don’t need to worry about it being a sign or symptom of a disease or condition. It’s simply a way that your body’s tissues respond to fat stores. It can, however, be...