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What is PRP?

PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma, and it’s derived from your own blood. The yellow/gold plasma, aka “liquid gold” contains high amounts of growth factors. It can be injected into the skin or used topically via microneedling treatments to enhance your results and speed up the healing process. What’s the process? PRP with microneedling, sometimes called the “Vampire Facial” may seem intimidating, but we make…

5 Reasons to Get a Fraxel Laser Treatment

Fraxel is a laser treatment that targets aging and sun damaged skin. The technology uses microscopic laser columns to penetrate deep in the skin to expedite your body’s remodelling of collagen. We have performed the Fraxel treatment 10+ years and are constantly wowed by our patients (and our own) results! 5 Reasons to Get a Fraxel Laser Treatment: 1. Reduces Hyperpigmentation (Brown Spots) The brown…

What You Should Know About the New Filler, Versa

Fillers are injected to restore shape, add volume, and improve skin’s contour. You may have heard of the Juvederm, Restylane, and Sculptra fillers, but there’s also a newer filler, called Versa. What is Versa? Revanesse Versa, or “Versa” for short, is a dermal filler, most commonly injected in the lips, nasolabial folds, and cheeks. Like most fillers, its main active ingredient is Hyaluronic Acid, which…

Tips to Transition your Skincare from Summer to Fall

Our skin has different needs when the seasons change. With the cooler temperature and dryer air, your skincare routine might need some adjustments. Below are some tips on how to transition your skincare regimen from Summer to Fall. Don’t Stop Applying Sunscreen Sunscreen is easiest to remember in the Summer, but it’s important to apply SPF all year long! The sun’s UVA and UVB rays…

The Best Treatments to Repair Sun Damage

It’s officially fall, and now that we’re spending less time in the sun, it’s time to correct the visible and nonvisible summer sun damage. How does the sun damage your skin? Sunlight in moderation can be good for us, but overexposure can damage the skin both on the surface and at a cellular level. Sunburn, premature aging and hyperpigmentation are ways the sun can visibly…

What is the Best Type of Filler?

Dermal fillers are cosmetic fillers injected to enhance volume and fill deep wrinkles. All USA FDA-approved dermal fillers have the same parent chemical, hyaluronic acid. However the size of particles and the way the fillers are cross-linked differ. These differences give the fillers different properties. You could say Hyaluronic Acid fillers are all part of the same family, but each filler has a different personality.…

3 Ways to Enhance Your Eyes

Healthylooks Medspa owners, Dr. Lamb and Carri Lamb, want to use this time in quarantine to share tips they’ve learned in their 20+ years in the aesthetic industry. To begin the “Healthylooks at Home” series, we want to start with the eyes, as they’re the first feature another person notices about you. So, what are three easy ways to nonsurgically enhance your eyes? Botox Permanent…

Holiday Glow-Up Guide

This year is flying by, and the time has come for holiday parties. Whether you’re celebrating with coworkers, friends, or family, the holidays are the time to feel a little fancier than usual. There’s nothing better than walking into a party feeling and looking your best. Everyone notices it, and confidence simply adds cheer to your holiday spirit. So what steps can you take this…

DR. LAMB BRINGS WEST COAST INSPIRED MEDICAL SPA TO LEE’S SUMMIT

The Healthylooks staff, led by Jerome Lamb, MD, is opening the new Healthylooks Medspa location in Summit Fair, where our mission is to utilize cutting-edge technology in order to provide comfortable and effective state-of-the-art aesthetic treatments to our patients. Dr. Lamb is a board certified American Plastic Surgeon and a past President of the American Society of Aesthetic Surgery. He is also a leading expert…

Why You Should Never Pop Your Pimples

You wake up, ready for the new day, and staring at you in the mirror is a brand new pimple. It’ll be fine to just go ahead and pop it, right? Not so much. How Do Pimples Form? We know how tempting it is to want to fast-track the healing of pimples by popping them, but it just doesn’t work that way. Now, we know…