Category: Blog

Using Chemical Peels for Skincare Issues: What & How Do They Work?

August 5, 2020

Using Chemical Peels for Skincare Issues What & How Do They Work? If you have skincare issues like wrinkles, hyper-pigmentation, age spots, or texture issues from scaly or dry skin, it is likely that you’ve heard or read about chemical peels.  These skin-resurfacing treatments are a popular option at health and wellness centers, medical spas, and health …

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New Tech: Shaping the Nose with Cartilage Paste

August 26, 2019

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Skin Care 2.0

August 7, 2019

Welcome back! Not only is school back in session, but also, September is staring us in the face. Before we can say “boo,” Halloween will pave the way for holiday decor and seasonal songs on repeat.  With any luck, you’ve fully committed to and have experienced the benefits of Dr.  Cliff Clark’s skincare favorites highlighted in …

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Dr. Clark’s Four skincare principles

June 24, 2019

  I love summer. Even the unbearable heat that defines August can’t dissuade my love for summertime in Florida. The endless possibilities of an unscheduled day are glorious. Wading in tide pools on the beach as afternoon thunderclouds build along the coast followed by long naps during nature’s regularly scheduled drenching are a couple of …

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Skincare Trends in 2018

April 12, 2018

A personalized multimodal approach to achieve healthy looking skin is on trend in 2018. Patients are seeking out skincare experts who can help curate products and treatment tailored to specific needs and outcomes. Getting back to the basics helps reduce the clutter of jars and bottles lining the vanity and eliminates the guesswork for clients …

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Steps to reset your skin care routine

March 6, 2019

  It’s time to make the switch. Move those jackets and sweaters into storage. Clean out your make-up drawer and replace those winter colors with warm weather corals, and hints of shimmer suggesting that summer is almost here. While you’re at it, make room for a skin care reboot. Now is the perfect time to …

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Happy groundhog day : Moisturize, replenish, repeat!

February 2, 2019

  Floridians need not worry whether Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow because sunshine and warmer weather will be here in less than 45 days, the countdown until spring. While our state remains enviable for its temperate climate, many of us view February and early March as the best time to eke out the last bit …

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Skin care plan to WOW your skin

January 10, 2019

  Holiday parties and my favorite martini wreaked havoc with the dewy complexion I worked so hard to achieve the days and weeks leading up to advent season and Hanukah. The results were as shocking as the chilling temperatures that brought snow to our sunshine state. If you’re like me, the cold blast of arctic …

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Tips to cure hyperpigmentation in young people

June 30, 2019

After a long day at the office, Dr. Clark’s practice manager, Heather Giordano, looks forward to pampering her skin. She, like many women in the 30 to 35 age group, struggles with adult onset acne, and melasma, brown to gray-brown patches, usually on the cheeks, forehead, chin, neck, and above the upper lip. For the …

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Tricks to enhance the effectiveness of acne cleansers

August 1, 2018

Do you want to know the dirty little secret off the field? ACNE Don’t let inflamed back acne or red, irritated pustules outlining your teenager’s chin bring down your MVP. Get a jump-start on sports related acne with what we at Orlando Aesthetic Institute call the One-Two Punch. Remove dead skin that clogs pores with …

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A look at active ingredients in skincare products

October 26, 2018

  Dear Beauty Store Junkie, Skin care products confuse me. Just when I think I have the lowdown on all the goods that will keep my skin in tip-top shape, something new, or better or even better comes out on the market. This conundrum is one of the leading questions our aesthetician Ashley gets at …

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Tips to deal with premature skin aging signs

May 19, 2018

Dryness, sunspots, fine lines, crow’s feet and dullness. These signs of aging skin are unavoidable— trade-offs made after years of playing in the sun,  and, well let’s be honest, entering a new decade doesn’t do us any favors either. If you’re in the 40 and over set, you own the buzz words crow’s feet, uneven …

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5 top summer skincare essentials

May 8, 2018

Orlando Beauty Top 4 Summer Skincare Essentials What’s in Kristen’s bag? We unzipped the fun in our social media maven’s overnight bag to find a pretty serious love affair going on with the PCA skin care line. Kristen starts and ends her day with five easy steps: Clean Tone Calm Renew Moisturize If you have …

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Ashley’s morning lip care routine

April 19, 2018

Dear Beautiful, My favorite product from Dr. Clark’s office is the lip treatment from Skincare Essentials. I have at least three that rotate between my bathroom, my work desk, and my handbag. I usually keep a tube in the side pocket of my favorite purse to keep my lips feeling soft and supple, especially after …

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How to treat melasma?

February 22, 2018

Dear Libby, When I look in the mirror, I notice dark brown patches on my neck and on the sides of my face. It’s worse than my husband’s five o’clock shadow. What’s going on with my skin? Flawless Skin Seeker   Dear Flawless Skin Seeker, The thing I remember most about my husband’s grandmother was …

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Libby’s Top 5 Skin Care Tips

January 12, 2018

Sixty-five days until spring—you read that right! Sixty-five days left to renew and repair your skin before it’s time to update your spring and summer wardrobe. If one of your new year’s resolutions includes improving the health of your skin, check out my top five tips to freshen your look in 2017: Dryer, cooler temperatures …

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Thank you note from Dr. Clark to all patients!

December 22, 2017

To our patients and friends of Clifford P. Clark III, M.D., P.A., and Orlando Aesthetic Institute: Dr. Clark and his staff want to THANK YOU for choosing us for your cosmetic surgery, and skin care needs this year. In 2016, we introduced Volbella for fine lines, and Kybella, a non-invasive filler that reduces neck fat. …

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Holiday glow from 15% off skin care services and products

November 18, 2017

Dear Libby, I want my skin to look as updated as my sparkly new holiday dress. What do you recommend I do to get party ready?  Sincerely, Holly Dear Holly, This is a perfect time to pamper your skin. During November and December, enjoy 15% off skin care services and products. Do you want something …

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Common concerns about Breast Enhancement

October 19, 2017

Dear Libby, I’ve always been unhappy with my small breast size. I’m in my late 20’s and hesitant to have surgery, but I’m also feeling like now is the time to make a change. Should I take the plunge? Sincerely, B or C   Dear B or C, It’s not uncommon for women your age …

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Overview on Vanquish

September 29, 2017

Hello Beautiful, The holidays are almost here. Yikes!! My heartbeat goes all out of whack picturing the traffic on I-4 as everyone makes their way to the mall in search of the perfect holiday LBD. How many of you reading this blog are grabbing your waist and pinching that tiny bit of skin or noticing …

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Feel good about your neck with non-surgical options

September 23, 2017

Hello Beautiful, Let’s face it; we want our necks back. At least I do. I long for that defined jawline I once had. Maybe I can’t recapture my hippy dippy days with braids and flowers in my hair, but I can get rid of my wattle, my bands, and my flabby, wrinkled skin that stands …

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Microdermabrasion vs Mircroneedling

September 9, 2017

Dear VIB (Very Important Beauty), Are you as confused as I am when it comes to deciding between a Microdermabrasion or Micro-Needling treatment? Not only do the procedures sound severe, but also the words abrasion and needling suggest that your skin is going downtown for a major overhaul. Here’s the skinny on what they do. …

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Common concerns about cosmetic surgery

August 26, 2017

Dear Betwixt and Between, Recently, my close friend had a facelift, something she avoided for many years, mainly because she worried about complications associated with surgery, but also because of her concern about the change in her appearance. Her younger self would have never considered doing anything for cosmetic reasons because it wasn’t “natural.” Cosmetic …

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How to book an appointment with an aesthetician?

August 11, 2017

  Dear Libby,  I think I have a summer skin emergency. The summer sun has left my complexion dried out and splotchy. Help!                                                                 …

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How to choose the right plastic surgeon?

August 3, 2017

Dear Beautiful, So often we are asked, “How do I choose the best plastic surgeon?” The decision is a very individual one indeed and requires some investigative work on your end to answer the question. The good news is that there are many qualified plastic surgeons in our medical community, and with some research, you …

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Aesthetics new blog “The Skinny” is Live now

June 30, 2017

We are excited to announce that our new blog called “The Skinny” is now live. At Dr. Clark and Orlando Aesthetic Institute, we believe the best approach to patient care includes education about the latest available technology, thorough guidance about the process of your enhancement, and exceptional, compassionate care.  As a resource and outlet for …

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