Body Skin Care
Body Skin Care Taking care of your skin can help you look and feel your best, helping you to be vibrant and confident in your own body. But body skin care is about much more than simply your appearance. Your skin is the largest single organ of your body. What’s more, it’s the organ with... read more
Best Dermatologist in Los Angeles
Best Dermatologist in Los Angeles Whether you need medical, surgical or cosmetic dermatology, you want to trust your skin to the best dermatologist in Los Angeles – Batra Skincare. Dr. R. Sonia Batra. Don’t take our word for it, though. Ask for our references. There are many in the area who will tell you, based... read more
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!:
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
What to look for in your moles
When screening patients for melanoma skin cancer, Dr. Batra, Jo-Anne, and Christina use the ABCDE criteria for irregular moles: A = Asymmetry: A mole should typically be round, or match up if you were to fold it in half. If they are asymmetric with one side larger than the other, they become more worrisome. B =... read more
For many students, with the stress of school just around the corner, acne can flare this time of year. Since students don't always have the time to make it to their dermatologist, there are over-the-counter products that can work to combat these breakouts. There are many products that "treat acne," but the three main active ingredients... read more
As seen on Giada Weekly!
Giada De Laurentiis knows the importance of sunscreen. See her article below featuring Dr. Batra's sunscreen recommendations: Here comes the sun-and just in time for summer, dermatologist Dr. Sonia Batra has tips for decoding sunscreen lingo. Sun protection is a topic near and dear to my heart. About 10 years ago, my brother Dino died from melanoma.... 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
Got Leg Veins?
Spider veins can be inherited from your mom or dad, but certain conditions can make them worse and more noticeable. If you are on your feet all day, blood can pool in the legs, exacerbating the condition. In order to prevent spider veins, we recommend medical grade compression hose any time you know you will... read more
Acne - Don't let it control you!
Acne is no longer a condition limited to the puberty population. We are seeing more and more young adults with acneic skin requiring stronger treatments than over the counter products can provide. There are different types of acne with different causes. Clogged pores can result in "blackheads" (open pores) or "whiteheads" (closed pores). Both can... read more