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Learn more about chemical peels with Mixed Makeup and Beeta Beauty

Getting your questions about chemical peels answered! Dr. Batra performs a ViPeel on Mixed Makeup so you can see the procedure and before after results!     Watch the ViPeel: See the Results!:

Is a Chemical Peel Right for You?

Chemical peels are performed in the office and are applied in order to slough the top layer of skin. They can address a number of skin issues, including acne, precancerous lesions, texture changes and wrinkles. Many of our patients significantly benefit from them. Obagi Blue Radiance Peel: This mild-medium strength salicylic acid-based peel is perfect...  read more

Giada De Laurentiis asks Dr. Batra about Vitamin C

See the full article here  Vitamin C has many benefits for your body and skin. It is an important factor in helping your skin build collagen. When Vitamin C serums are applied to the skin, they can serve as an antioxidant to protect it from free radicals, molecules of oxygen that can attack and break down...  read more

Make Over Your Eyes

The eyelids are one of the first facial feature that show signs of aging. Crow's feet wrinkles, puffy eye bags and dark circles are all common problems as we age. If your eyes have a tired, saggy look, it affects the way you feel about yourself and gives you a run-down appearance that ages you. ...  read more

There are so many products out there - how do you know which one to choose?

Here at Batra Dermatology, we love our products! We want to give you the inside scope of what some of our personal favorites are and why: Dr. Batra - BioSerum by NeoCutis: "Hands down, BioSerum. I love that it is a powerful anti-aging serum, yet it is gentle and nonirritating. It is light enough to wear...  read more

Rejunvenate Your Hands

While many people know about treatments for brown spots on the hands, there is less awareness of treatments for volume loss. Thinning of the skin on the hands associated with aging can make them look worn, bony, veined and frail. This can be frustrating, especially when your hands appear more aged the rest of you. Fortunately,...  read more

Is Your Hair Starting to Thin?

The PRP Stem Cell Face Lift uses growth factors from your blood as a cosmetic treatment to improve skin texture and appearance. However, this quick, non-surgical procedure is also used to promote hair growth on the scalp, a location where many people notice thinning over time. If you have tried vitamins and topical hair growth...  read more


As a dermatologist, I’m constantly fielding questions from my friends regarding skin care—the majority of which deal with attaining prettier, younger-looking skin. Now that just about anything is available to buy online, I’m seeing more and more interest in at-home devices and gadgets. And I have mixed feelings on those. The thing is, it’s one...  read more

Aging Neck

What can be done? As we age, the muscle on the front of the neck, the platysma, starts to split and create two bands, as pictured to the right. This is considered a sign of aging, but fortunately it can be corrected! For milder bands, Botox can be injected to relax the muscle and make...  read more

Antioxidants - Why do we need them?

This winter was exceptionally sunny in Southern California, and the summer months promise to be bright and warm as well.  Sunlight includes shorter wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) radiation that are the primary source of damage that contribute to signs of aging skin and ultimately skin cancer. UV is thought to cause free radical molecules of...  read more