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Cynosure SculpSure

Even with diet and exercise, most people have stubborn pockets of fat that seem impossible to lose. SculpSure’s body contouring technology is able to target and destroy these fat cells without affecting the skin’s surface, without surgery or downtime.

Mar 27th, 2018
Dr. K’s February 2018 Specials

Give us a call or come visit our office at the Largo. NOW AVAILABLE! EYE LASH EXTENSIONS – $195 (INCLUDES FIRST 2 WEEK TOUCH UP) If you are interested in our February 2018 Specials click the button below or call 727-888-6609 to schedule a FREE...

Feb 6th, 2018
SculpSure Before and After Phots

SculpSure is designed to safely and effectively eliminate unwanted fat cells. The result is a permanent reduction in stubborn fat without surgery or downtime. At Dr. K’s Med Spa, all of our consultations are free. Call today for your free consultation.

Nov 28th, 2017
Pelleve Skin Tightening – The Wrinkle Wand

Let’s face it, we all wish that there was a magic wrinkle wand that could erase years from our appearance! With the Pelleve Skin Tightening Treatments we can get pretty close to making that a reality. Pelleve is an innovative wrinkle-fighting treatment...

Nov 2nd, 2017
MicroBlading – Frequently Asked Questions

Microblading is semi permanent, superficial solution to sparse, over plucked, overwaxed and thinning eyebrows. It is the ideal solution to cover scars and gaps, define shape, create an arch and fill in the brows. Microblading allows to construct natural...

Oct 24th, 2017
Dr. K’s August Specials

Give us a call or come visit our office at the Largo mall to enjoy our amazing August specials! Check out our list of specials below: RELAX, RECHARGE, RENEW Deep Pore Cleansing Facial – $69...

Aug 11th, 2017
CHRISTMAS IN JULY AT DR.K’S MEDICAL SPA!

Give us a call or come visit our office at the Largo mall to enjoy our amazing Christmas in July specials! Check out our list of specials below: SANTA’ CHRISTMAS LIST 20% off all SculpSure Body Contouring ProgramsSculpSure Body Contouring Programs...

Jul 10th, 2017
The Dermapod Treatment

The Dermapod treatment incorporates Microdermabrasion with Micro-current, Photo Light Therapy and Galvanic Therapy to allow for non-invasive skin renewal and visible lifting and toning results. The Dermapod procedure is gentle and appropriate for all...

Jul 1st, 2017
SculpSure – The Newest Technology in Fat Elimination

SculpSure is the newest innovation in body contouring, that takes less time than a leisurely lunch break, and eliminates 25% of fat cells in the area treated. We had you at eliminates fat cells, right? This non-invasive procedure is becoming extremely...

Mar 15th, 2017
Winter Skin Types

Does the cold weather have your skin acting under the weather? Your skin can change due to changes in the weather and therefore your skin care regimen should change as well accordingly. We have some tips to help you get your skin back under control to...

Jan 21st, 2017
Are You Seeing Spots?

Brown spots, known as Hyperpigmentation, can be frustrating. What products are there to use? What procedures will help to lighten these stubborn spots? Why are my products not working? Ugh! Well in this article we want to address those questions and...

Aug 28th, 2016
What is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning- A Gentle ExfoliationDermaplaning removes the outer most layers of dead skin cells leaving the skin immediately smooth, supple and vibrant. Dermaplaning is a non-traumatic exfoliation method of skin rejuvenation. This technique refinishes...

Apr 27th, 2016
Anti-Aging Skin Care Advice

Sunscreen helps, but it is just the beginning. Consider, too, what you apply to your skin, skincare procedures, what you eat and your hormone levels to help you care for your aging skin. It’s never, ever, too early to start an anti-aging, anti-wrinkle...

Apr 16th, 2016
What is Acne?

At one time or another we have all dealt with a breakout, but how much do you really know about acne? Here is everything you’ve ever wanted to know. What is acne? Acne is your skins method of reacting when follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin.

Mar 19th, 2016
Winter Skin Tips

Maybe the terms “icy temps” and “frigid cold” don’t apply here in Florida, but it is winter and your skin is probably feeling it. For that reason, I’m dedicating this blog to Tips and Tricks to get through your Winter Skin Woes. Rapid change from...

Feb 26th, 2016
What is Botox Cosmetic?

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate-to-severe frown lines and wrinklesfor a short period of time (temporary). While Botox was the first in this class of drugs to be approved...

May 22nd, 2015
Low Testosterone Signs?

Low Testosterone is a condition in which the body doesn’t produce enough testosterone, the hormone that plays a key role in masculine growth and development during puberty. Low testosterone (Low T) has become an issue of increased concern among men with...

Apr 23rd, 2015
Obagi Product Evaluation

From time to time, I like to switch up my regimen and try out different products. It helps me learn about other skincare lines besides what I use in treatment and I can better recommend products to my patients. I’ve never learned well from reading alone,

Jan 30th, 2015
The Benefits of Skin Peels For Anti-Aging

Throughout the course of our lives, we occasionally experience different types of skin problems, depending on our age and genetic background. When we’re younger, we often battle the on-set of acne and oily skin. As we get older, a new set of skin...

Jan 12th, 2015
18 Common Rosacea Triggers

Why Do Triggers Make Rosacea Worse? Doctors still aren’t sure what causes rosacea, but in a lot of people, things that make your face flush also make rosacea worse. When you flush, blood rushes to your face, making it red and warmer. So avoiding...

Oct 1st, 2014
Say Bye Bye To Your Love Handles With Liposonix!

Have you been wondering what Liposonix is? Are you ready to lose a whole size with one treatment? Liposonix is the latest non-invasive body contouring treatment touted as a breakthrough treatment that selectively targets & permanently destroys fat cells.

Aug 29th, 2014
Skin Health Tips from Linda!

My name is Linda, I’m relatively new to the team here at Dr. K’s Med Spa. I’m working at the front desk, I’m also a licensed cosmetologist and a flight attendant, so I thought I’d share some tips and tricks for maintaining skin health during the busy...

Jul 24th, 2014
Introducing Juvéderm® VOLUMA® XC

Juvéderm® VOLUMA® XC, replenishes lost skin volume to regain a youthful curve to the cheeks and can be used to enhance the overall shape of your face. Juvéderm® VOLUMA® XC is an injectable hyaluronic acid volumiser that adds fullness to areas that need...

Jun 26th, 2014
Brand New Video for Our Medical Spa & Clinic in Largo!

Dr. K’s Med Spa and Largo Clinic is a physician-owned and operated Anti-Aging and Preventive Medicine practice in Largo, Florida. Our unique physician guided programs will provide you with the inspiration, skills and tools to achieve optimal health...

Jun 25th, 2014
Happy Mother's Day from Dr K.!

Happy Mother's Day from Dr. K! To honor you and your special day we are giving away 1 hour anti-aging facials and 1 hour hot stone massage for $99. When you purchase a $100 gift card receive $25 off.

May 2nd, 2014
Some Information on Serums

Serums penetrate the skin deeper than moisturizers. Serums may be used to brighten skin, banish breakouts, hydrate and/or minimize fine lines. A facial serum can contain up to 70% active ingredients. Serums are developed to block and rebuild the...

Apr 16th, 2014
Aging Hands Giving Away Your Age? Radiesse Filler is the Answer!

One of the most age-telling body features is our hands. As we age, our hands lose firmness and plumpness and begin to look bony and fragile….with vein and joint protrusion, thin crepey skin texture and often they’ve become flecked with brown spots from...

Mar 5th, 2014
Growth Factors: What Are They?

What They Are Growth factors are proteins that, “regulate cell growth and cell division in the skin,” says celebrity aesthetician Gina Mari. “We have synthesized growth factors to heal injuries and wounds and stimulate the immune system.” When skin...

Feb 5th, 2014
The Benefits of Skin Peels For Anti-Aging

Throughout the course of our lives, we occasionally experience different types of skin problems, depending on our age and genetic background. When we’re younger, we often battle the on-set of acne and oily skin. As we get older, a new set of skin problems.

Jan 9th, 2014
Make Cranberries your Year-Round Superfood

We know cranberry sauce as a staple at the holidays, but cranberries are a superfood that you should enjoy all year round. Cranberries have vitamin C and fiber, and are only 45 calories per cup. In disease-fighting antioxidants, cranberries outrank...

Dec 26th, 2013
Gentle Rejuvenation, Now available at Dr. K’s Med Spa!

NOW AVAILABLE AT DRKSMEDSPA, AN OPTION FROM OBAGI THAT YOU WILL LOVE! Introducing Gentle Rejuvenation…A system for patients with sensitive skin who have the Concern and Condition (aging skin) but don’t yet want to commit to more aggressive therapies...

Nov 29th, 2013
Dermaplaning Now Offered at Dr K’s Med Spa

Dermaplaning is a gentle skin resurfacing procedure utilizing a special surgical blade to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. The removal not only allows for cell renewal, but also allows for better penetration of professional and home products...

Nov 14th, 2013
NeoCutis Now Available at Dr K’s Med Spa

NeoCutis is an advanced line of professional skincare products which incorporates PSP® (Processed Skin Cell Proteins), an optimal blend of proteins including Human Growth Factors, Cytokines and Interleukins for beautiful, youthful skin. PSP® was...

Oct 7th, 2013
3 Reasons You Should Try Oil Pulling

I’ve tried some pretty weird treatments all in the name of beauty, but one of the most outrageous things had to be oil pulling. After watching an episode of “The Doctors” which featured the coconut oil mouthwash method, I swished around the good stuff...

Oct 3rd, 2013
How Laser Skin Resurfacing Works

Laser skin resurfacing and little to no risk of laser scars. Skin laser treatments are available through dermatologists, skin health centers, medical spas or cosmetic surgery facilities. Ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing Also known as “laser peeling,” this

Sep 25th, 2013
Fraxel Dual – One of the few in the Tampa Bay Area

FINALLY! A SOLUTION FOR STRETCH MARKS AND SURGICAL SCARS! Men have them. Women have them. Adults and adolescents dread them.. What are they? Unsightly stretch marks! There has been no treatment that significantly improves them. Until now…

Sep 11th, 2013
Ten: Foods That Fight Sun Damage

Here is an interesting blog by Lauren Conrad about foods that fight sun damage… In the summertime, there is no better feeling than going to the beach or the pool and feeling the warm sun on your skin. I love getting that sunkissed glow just as much...

Aug 26th, 2013
The Other Cause of Wrinkles: Sugar

Every year, the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology’s World Congress plays host to some of the top skin experts in the world, with research presentations and exhibits highlighting some of the most cutting-edge dermatology research in the...

Aug 6th, 2013
10 Things No One Told Us About Getting Botox

From wrinkles to migraines to happy faces, women share why they jumped on the Botox bandwagon. It’s not just Real Housewives and Hollywood stars who want to stay youthful. In 2012, a record-setting 6.1 million Americans (94 percent of them women)

Jul 29th, 2013
Liposonix Vs Liposuction

Liposonix is a new and effective way to address areas of stubborn fat deposits that are not reduced by physical exercise and positive changes in the diet. This treatment was cleared by the FDA in 2011 but has been available in Europe since 2009. It is...

Jul 12th, 2013
How to save your skin this summer

Summer – it’s the perfect time to start over, recharge, and relax. As the temperature changes, your beauty skincare routine should too. No need to put away all your spring skincare products, just update your regimen with these tips to protect your skin...

Jul 1st, 2013
What Are Apple Stem Cells?

WHAT ARE STEM CELLS? Stem cells are super unique in that they have the ability to go through numerous cycles and cell divisions while maintaining the undifferentiated state. Primarily, stem cells are capable of self-renewal and can transform themselves...

Jun 25th, 2013
June is National Acne Awareness Month

Did you know that nearly 80% of people will experience some form of acne during their lifetimes? Acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States, affecting 40–50 million Americans at any one time, according to the American Academy of...

Jun 3rd, 2013
The Truth About Vitamin D: How Sunshine Can Change Your Health

Deficient is not a word we like to hear used to describe us. Unfortunately, that’s what most of us are – in vitamin D, that is. It’s estimated that three out of four Americans are D-deficient. Yet, how to get the needed vitamin – and exactly how much...

May 22nd, 2013
May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

May has been declared Skin Cancer Awareness Month by the Centers for Disease Control. They remind us to increase awareness of the importance of the prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancer. Each year, approximately 2 million persons...

May 1st, 2013
Are Probiotics Good for Your Health?

Should you be cultivating your good germs the same way a farmer cultivates crops? Can antibiotics be bad for you because they kill off too many germs? Science is at the dawn of a new era and the answers to these questions might surprise you! Your body...

Apr 30th, 2013
HOW DO ANTIOXIDANTS AFFECT THE SKIN?

If you’re like most people, you want smooth, healthy skin, but maybe you don’t want to wade through hundreds of chemically laden products to get it. That’s where antioxidants can help. Incorporating the right antioxidants into your diet and skin care...

Apr 21st, 2013
April is Rosacea Awareness Month

What Is Rosacea? Rosacea (pronounced roh-ZAY-sha) is a common but poorly understood disorder of the facial skin that is estimated to affect well over 16 million Americans — and most of them don’t know it. In fact, while Rosacea is becoming increasingly...

Apr 4th, 2013
Improve Your Hair And Nails

Just like your skin caring for your hair and nails is important. As we age our hair can thin or fall out, nails can be brittle and dry, can yellow in color and be prone to fungus especially in smokers. The appearance of glossy hair, strong nails, and...

Apr 3rd, 2013
THE TOP FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A MEDSPA

With Medspas around every corner its hard to decide which one is right for you. Here at Drksmedspa we are commited to offering the most advanced aesthetic FDA approved technologies and products that science has to offer. Our team of highly trained...

Mar 13th, 2013