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WHO NEEDS SUNSCREEN IN THE FALL?? YOU DO.

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
October 7, 2011

Summer in the desert is over so we no longer need to worry about too much sun, right? Wrong, the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation can harm your skin, regardless of the temperature. The majority of the UV rays that hit the earth, in fact, are ultraviolet A (UVA) rays, which are present in about ... read more


Beauty after 50

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
September 7, 2011

I used to think 40 was old, now I know 50 is not, nor is 60 or 70. Who doesn’t know healthy, vital active men and women in their 80s and even 90s? When I passed my 55th birthday I realized that I was exiting the demographic that cosmetic company’s target. What? Am I no ... read more


Clear + Brilliant A New Laser that Promises A Lot: Beauty and Brains!

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
June 7, 2011

CLEAR: clean, translucent. BRILLIANT: wonderful, smart and exciting. (I love when Hugh Grant says it). It also means “sparkly, reflective and shiny” like a diamond. Clear + Brilliant is now a laser. Interesting name. Can it deliver clean, translucent, wonderful, smart, exciting, sparkly, reflective and shiny skin? This new laser Clear + Brilliant (C+B) is ... read more


Kill the Arms

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
May 5, 2011

When did I start hating my arms? Right about the same time that Michelle Obama started to show hers.  Firm, muscular biceps with smooth, tight skin; damn her and her sleeveless dresses! What exactly is wrong with a flabby upper arm? Try the “wave test”.   Does your upper arm keep waving after you stop?  Not ... read more


JDFR Wins When Our Fans Brave the Rain

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
April 10, 2011

Rain does not dampen anything. They say rain on your wedding day is good luck. I am here to say that rain on your big open house/fundraiser is lucky too.  After all, we are in Arizona and everyone knows it does not rain in Arizona in April. In fact only days ago it was 100 ... read more


Frostbite Has Its Benefits

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
February 25, 2011

Who knew that the weird condition of “popsicle panniculitis” would lead to a cosmetic revolution?  Let me explain. When I was in my dermatology residency we had a kid brought to clinic with a pink firm area on his cheek. Turns out that he had left a popsicle in his mouth a little too long ... read more


Volume Has It!

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
February 1, 2011

Sally Woodbridge, Life Magazine October 1992 and 1944 Aging is not for the faint hearted, or for the skinny as it turns out. I don’t care how much junk you have in your trunk, as you age the volume goes down, not in your butt, but in your face. Who among us has not lost ... read more


"Hair" is not what it used to be

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
January 8, 2011

"Hair" 2009 revival cast-Photo by Joan Marcus I sat in row three, dead center at the ASU Gammage Auditorium to see a Broadway touring company’s production to the icon 60’s musical “HAIR”. Right before the intermission it happened: the famous scene of nakedness, the 20 seconds of full frontal nudity that shocked my father.  Granted, ... read more


5 Winter Skin Dilemmas Solved

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
November 10, 2010

1) Tight flaky complexion:  Winter is nearly here and with it comes low humidity aggravated by indoor heating and cold outdoor temps. Even normal skin produces oil which functions to seal moisture in.  Washing your face takes away the natural oils and allows escape of precious moisture.  How to avoid over degreasing? Go with warm ... read more


Ten Tips for a Perfect Open House

By Dr. Susan Van Dyke
October 5, 2010

Everyone is welcome at our open houses. High anxiety!! What if no one comes!  Ever throw a party without an RSVP and hoped for the best?  Yup, that is what that first open house was like in 2006.  I had taken some time off and decided to throw a welcome back party for myself. Fingers ... read more


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