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Now Hiring: Front Desk Coordinator

DATE POSTED: Nov. 1, 2020 (open until filled) POSITION: Front Desk Coordinator DEPARTMENT: Front Office Scope L&P Aesthetic is looking for a smart, detail-oriented and enthusiastic Front Desk Coordinator who will assist patients and potential patients in a fast-paced environment.  The Front Desk Coordinator (FDC) will engage in phone inquiries and face-to-face interactions with potential and/or …

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Racism Is A Serious Healthcare Crisis

Racism is a not just a social justice issue but a serious healthcare crisis. As members of the medical community, we feel it is important that our community knows, we at L&P Aesthetics do not tolerate racism or discrimination of any kind. With protests across the country calling for systemic change and justice for the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery …

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The L&P Aesthetics Health & Safety Commitment During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The health and safety of you, our patients and our staff is paramount during these unprecedented times. Now that the curve has flattened in the Bay Area, state and local officials are allowing medical offices to resume caring for their patients.  To ensure a safe environment for our entire community, it is critical that everyone …

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Virtual Consults & More Updates During COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 and the Shelter In Place order instituted between March 16th and May 1, 2020, L&P Aesthetics offered a limited schedule to comply with social distancing. Please watch this video from Drs. L&P. We encourage everyone to get enough sleep, eat well and exercise regularly to build-up strength and wellness.  Appointments & Procedures Rescheduled If …

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Everything You Need To Know About BroadBand Light Skin Treatments (BBL)

BroadBand Light (BBL) skin treatments are really popular in the San Francisco Bay Area right now, and for good reason: they erase reds and browns in your skin and leave you with a more luminous complexion. Here at L&P Aesthetics, we have seen incredible results from previously hyperpigmented patients, but you should know that BBL …

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Skincare Bootcamp At L&P Aesthetics

If you're ready for transformative results, you are ready for the L&P Aesthetics Skincare Bootcamp.We've seen time and time again that patients who prep their skin and stick to a treatment plan always have the best results.Our aesthetic team has created several Bootcamps for different skin types and will work with you to create a customized Bootcamp to …

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L&P Aesthetics Opened December 2018

In December 2018, renowned facial experts and double-board certified facial plastic surgeons, Drs. David Lieberman and Sachin Parikh, opened a fully-customized, state-of-the-art medical spa, L&P Aesthetics, with an attached and fully-accredited operating room, Alma At Addison Surgery Center (AASC) at at 105 Addison Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. L&P Aesthetics is the only double-board certified surgeon-owned-and-operated …

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All About The Juvéderm Family of Fillers

If you’ve been looking for ways to reduce facial lines, restore lost volume, add fullness, plump your lips or contour a youthful facial shape, you’ve probably come across the Juvéderm family of dermal fillers. There are five fillers in the Juvéderm family - Volbella, Vollure, Voluma, Ultra and Ultra Plus - and as in each …

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Want To Redefine Your Jawline? Here Are Your Options

If you want to redefine your jawline, you’re not alone. At Lieberman & Parikh, many of our patients tell us the area they most want to change is from their jawline to the collarbone. What Is Happening To Your Jawline? Jowls, double-chins, saggy necks and crepey skin are all an accumulation of fat and skin on your …

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What Your Skin Needs Every Day: Vitamin C Serum

They say, an apple a day keeps the doctor away, and we say a topical vitamin C serum every day keeps aging at bay! Using a topical vitamin C serum daily is one of the best ways to encourage natural collagen production as well as fight the visible signs of aging. We offer two of …

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Meet Mandi Lonergan, RN, BSN I Lip Filler Queen

Meet Mandi Lonergan, the newest member of the Lieberman & Parikh team and the lip filler queen! Mandi is a registered nurse with 12 years experience in intensive care units and peri-operative units of hospitals along with two years experience as a full-time nurse injector. Her Instagram followers gave her the nickname "Lip Filler Queen" because of …

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Ear Reduction, Earlobe Repair & Otoplasty Explained

Post based on New Beauty article, "Kris Jenner's Most Recent Plastic Surgery Procedure, Explained" by Liz Ritter. Ear Reduction Explained The first thing to know is that what Kris Jenner had performed live on Keeping Up With The Kardashians was an ear reduction procedure. This is a minimally-invasive, in-office procedure that we do to simply reduce …

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Ready For Tighter, Brighter Skin With An Ultherapy Glow Treatment?

If you’re looking for a way to address crepiness or fine lines and get an immediate, beautiful glow to your skin.....look no further than the  Ultherapy Glow Treatment at Lieberman & Parikh.   What is An Ultherapy Glow Treatment? All Ultherapy treatments are non-surgical, ultrasound treatments designed to counteract the effects of gravity on your skin. By sending ultrasonic energy …

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Patients Perceived As Healthier & More Successful After Rhinoplasty

Real Rhinoplasty Patient: Lindsay * Individual Results May Vary A recent JAMA survey found that patients are perceived as healthier and more successful after a well-performed rhinoplasty. This is interesting because most patients come for rhinoplasty consults when to enhance the way they look. Who knew it could make a person more healthy and more successful? After the facelift, rhinoplasty …

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Know Your Neuromodulators – BOTOX, Dysport & XEOMIN

The three main toxins you'll most likely encounter when looking to get rid of facial wrinkles are BOTOX®, Dysport® and XEOMIN® . As we often explain to our Bay Area patients, all 3 of the neuromodulators work the same way by temporarily blocking the nerves of facial muscles that create wrinkles. Are All Neuromodulators the …

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Humanitarian Work – Microtia Repair for Children in Guatemala

Giving back to our local community, as well as bringing our unique surgical skills to underserved areas around the world, is a central part the mission of Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery. Recently, Dr. Lieberman spent 10 days in Antigua, Guatemala with the HUGS Foundation repairing the ears of children with microtia, a congenital deformity …

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DefenAge – One Of The Biggest Breakthroughs in Skin Care

We're very excited to offer one of the biggest breakthroughs in the skincare market - DefenAge Skin Care. It is the first and only 4th generation skin care, that addresses up to 16 signs of skin aging with use over a 6-week period of time: Evens Skin Tone Corrects Surface Imperfections Revives Clarity Replenishes Moisture Repairs Dryness …

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Jan Marini Chat Session at Lieberman & Parikh

The skincare maven and founder and CEO of JanMarini Skin Research, Jan Marini, sat down with the Lieberman & Parikh team to discuss all things skin and skincare! We learned so much about the latest breakthroughs in skincare research and she even debunked a few skincare myths. For example, we learned that it is okay to use …

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What is Holistic Plastic Surgery?

Did you know holistic plastic surgery is now a thing? Some clinics around the country are now bundling acupuncture, aromatherapy, herbal supplements and massage with their facelifts and BOTOX injections. This of course, is not a bad thing. At Lieberman & Parikh, we see holistic plastic surgery as essentially a buzzword for the mission of …

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Finding Your Perfect Pout – Lip Fillers

Everyone from celebrities to your grandma seems to be experimenting with lip fillers, and the options for achieving the perfect pout are plentiful. Drs. Lieberman & Parikh break-down the filler market in this video. If you're looking to change the shape of your lips, its important to note that fullness, as the duck-lip grammers would have you believe, is not the only factor. Lips …

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Please, Don’t Wear Chemical Sunscreen!

Physical / Mineral Sunscreens Only If you want to see me, Colleen Shimamoto, get fired up about something, just mention “chemical sunscreens” and you won’t hear the end of it until you are running home to toss every chemical sunscreen you have stored-up from last summer. In my opinion, there is only one type of …

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Patient Concierge Service for for Facial Rejuvenation With Drs. Lieberman & Parikh

Michelle Ressler is the patient care coordinator and head of the patient concierge team at L&P Aesthetics. With many patients coming from outside the Bay Area to receive the natural-looking results and minimal downtime that Drs. Lieberman & Parikh provide, our practice now offers an in-house Patient Concierge Service. The Patient Concierge team is available to …

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Colleen’s 40-30 Treatment Plan – Exercise for Better Skin

Yup, this is me at the Milpitas CrossFit gym obviously trying to get myself in shape, but actually I’m holding this ridiculously heavy ball in a leg-shaking squat for another reason - to get my 30-year-old skin back. Exercise has been proven to increase collagen, flush away debris, reduce inflammation and combat free-radical damage so …

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Refyne & Defyne Your Laugh Lines

Every so often, the FDA approves a more advanced hyaluronic acid filler which adds to the cadre of dermal fillers we have available to smooth, plump or fill aging facial features. Each filler has a slightly different texture, density and flexibility making each more appropriate for various areas of the face. The newest FDA-approved fillers - …

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The Dermalinfusion SilkPeel – The Latest Skin Resurfacing Technique

People have been obsessed with skin resurfacing for oh, just about forever.  At L&P Aesthetics, we are no different and love helping patients find glowing skin with the Dermalinfusion SilkPeel, a noninvasive, resurfacing technique that leaves skin squeaky clean, soft and glowing. It is also the ideal treatment to enhance results from a micro-needling, laser or chemical …

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Why Do Facial Plastic Surgeons Drs. Lieberman & Parikh Operate Together?

Dr. Parikh (left) and Dr. Lieberman (right) Why do facial plastic surgeons Drs. Lieberman and Parikh operate together? This is a question the San Francisco Bay Area doctors get asked quite often. The highly personalized nature of surgical techniques, confidence to perform complex and high-stakes procedures, and personal financial incentives generally make it easier and more …

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2017 – A New Year, A New You

Wishing everyone a 2017 filled with love, laughter, adventure and lots of personal successes. With every new year, comes the time to step back and reflect on the changes you want to make for the coming months. We've asked our staff to tell us their New Year's resolutions, and we want to know yours too! Feel free …

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Ask Colleen – Dermaplaning Facial

Real Patient Question - "What is the best way to give my skin a fresh glow, just a few hours before a holiday party?" - B.S., San Francisco Recently the super stylish, San Francisco blogger, Blair Sullivan of THIS + THAT, came to visit us the day of her boyfriend's holiday party. She wanted a …

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The New Skincare Product on the Shelf – Lytera Skin Brightening Complex

Lytera Skin Brightening Complex is a product that’s been getting a lot of buzz, and after Colleen, our aesthetician, showed us the results, we decided to stock our shelves. Lytera is a non-prescription, non-Hydroquinone skin brightening cream that effectively treats brown spots and discolorations caused by sun damage. It’s not tested nor does it contain …

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Colleen’s 40 – 30 Treatment Plan

Hi Everyone, So many things have been happening in my life recently, but first I want to say - I am so excited to be back in the treatment room, seeing my favorite co-workers and patients! If you need a holiday skin refresh, I have only a few appointments available, so call asap - (650) …

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Beauty Tips from Yolanda, Director of Operations

If you've ever been to our office, then you've met our super friendly and knowledgable director of operations - Yolanda Rivera, who keeps our office running smoothly at all times. But here's what you might not know about her: Hometown: Soledad, California [spacer height="10px"] Favorite Skincare Product: Jan Marini Glycolic Cleansing Cream – keeps black heads at …

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Giving Back – Free Facial Surgeries for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Dedicated to doing all they can for victims of domestic abuse, Drs. Lieberman and Parikh provide pro bono facial surgeries to anyone with injuries sustained through domestic violence. “Being able to give back to the community is very important us,” said Dr. Parikh.  “We have a unique opportunity to remove physical scars or sequelae from …

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Ask Colleen – Taking Better Care of Your Skin with Retin-A

Real Patient Question: “I’m in my 30s and have descent skin but I want to make sure it stays that way  as I get older.  If there is only product to add to my face-wash and moisturizing regime, what would you recommend?” - S.T., Saratoga, CA Dear S.T., It’s wonderful that you’re taking the first steps towards …

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(Mis)Perceptions Fundraiser For Next Door Solutions

From all of us at For The Face - Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery, thank you for attending our first fundraiser for Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. It was a huge success, a beautiful event and over 15K was raised for the organization. Thank you to all of the generous event donors listed below. Many Thanks To Generous Fundraiser …

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Donate to Next Door Solutions to Win A Year of Total Rejuvenation

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, For The Face - Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery is doing everything possible to raise money for Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence which is we've just announced we're offering an almost unbelievable, total rejuvenation package to one lucky person who donates $25 or more to the organization. For every $25 you …

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Sunspots Be Gone!

Do you spend a lot of time in the sun? Or wear reflective Aviator sunglasses? Do you forget to apply sunscreen, especially on your left side when driving? If you answered yes to any of those questions and are over the age of 25, you probably have at least one of those flat, dark spots …

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All About Upper Blepharoplasty in the Bay Area

An upper blepharoplasty, or cosmetic eyelid surgery, can dramatically rejuvenate your appearance by making you appear more awake, cheerful and refreshed. It’s no wonder that the American Society of Plastic Surgeons found “blephs” to be one of the top five procedures performed with nearly 204,000 performed in 2015 alone. Drs. Lieberman and Parikh have written many …

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Newest Dermal Filler – Volbella

There’s about to be a new filler on the market and we can’t wait to start offering it. Beginning in October 2016, For The Face - Lieberman and Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery will be one of the first practices in the nation to carry Juvederm Volbella XC which will not only provide better results than current …

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What To Do Before & After Botox

Our nurse injector, Mandi Lonergan, RN, loves helping people look and feel their best. Recently, she’s been seeing a lot of patients interested in BOTOX and has come up with a list of what to do before and after Botox. BEFORE YOUR BOTOX TREATMENT Two Weeks Before  Schedule your cosmetic consultation at least two weeks …

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Fundraiser for Victims of Domestic Violence – October 20th

FUNDRAISER FOR NEXT DOOR SOLUTIONS - OCTOBER 20, 2016 In addition to offering pro bono facial surgeries, Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery will host a ticketed event on October 20th, 2016 at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park from 6-9pm with all proceeds going towards the services that Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. (Mis) …

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Giving Back – Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

Giving back has long been a part of Drs. Lieberman & Parikh's practice, but the doctors have just announced an official program to provide free facial surgeries for injuries sustained through domestic violence  through a partnership with the nonprofit, Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. In addition, Drs. Lieberman & Parikh will treat any victims of abuse who come to them through …

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Are You Using Brilliant Distinctions – Why or Why Not?

If you are NOT using Brilliant Distinctions, please run, don’t walk to sign up here. If you ARE, then you can stop reading because you already know how incredibly awesome this program is and how much money you are not spending because of it! Go you! What is Brilliant Distinctions Brilliant Distinctions® is a completely …

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Really Good Lip Service – Lip Augmentation in the Bay Area

Drs. Lieberman and Parikh are known for a lot of things - giving natural-looking facelifts, for one. They’re also known for excellent bedside manner - but giving lip service usually isn’t one of them. Recently, patients from across the Bay Area have been flocking to For The Face for lip augmentation because the doctors and nurse …

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Limited Time Offer – 20% Off All Sunscreens (& Staff Faves)

Do you apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30 every day? We hope so! Sunscreen is by far and away the most important thing you can do for your face. In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness and Detection month, we are offering 20% off our best sunscreens when you "like" us on Facebook. Come into …

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Do You Own The Ultimate Anti-Aging Cream?

If there were a cream that would literally prevent your skin from aging, would  you buy it? Of course you would! Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you care about looking and feeling your best, so you may be surprised to know that this cream exists and you most likely own it. When used daily, a …

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A Partnership For The Face

A few months ago, the New York Times Magazine featured a story about collaboration and teams in the workplace that we found interesting because it acknowledged some theories we’ve known to be true for a long time. The article, What Google Learned From Its Quest To Build the Perfect Team, revealed that teams or groups of …

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Plump, Smooth or Fill? – The Basics on Botox and Fillers

  Botox, Juvederm and Juvederm Ultra Plus are  all used to treat lines and creases, but each works differently, so you need to know the key differences. Upper Face - Botox Generally speaking, Botox is used on the upper areas of the face such as the “11’s” (frown lines) and “crow’s feet” (wrinkles on the sides of …

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10% More Off Botox, Juvederm, Kybella + Latisse Only on 4/12!

  If tax season is stressing you out, then wrinkle relief is a must. Please join us for Wrinkle Relief Day, Tuesday, April 12th to receive an additional 10% off our already discounted April treatments on Botox, Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Kybella + Latisse! Our Allergan rep will visit our Palo Alto office from 11am - 2pm to answer any questions, and …

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#ForTheFace Runs For Organs R Us

It’s no secret, our entire staff is passionate about helping people look and feel their very best. That's why on April 31st, 2016 the entire For The Face - Lieberman and Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery staff has committed to running the Golden Gate Relay from Calistoga to Santa Cruz, through 36 cities, across the Golden Gate …

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The Skinny on Kybella in San Francisco

Recently, Dr. Parikh showed this Kybella photo at an event and the crowd literally gasped. Apparently, they couldn’t believe such contouring could result from a nonsurgical procedure. So we thought you, might want the skinny on Kybella too: What is Kybella? Kybella is an injectable used to treat adults with submental fat which is fat below …

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How Much BOTOX® Cosmetic Will I Need?

If you don't have much experience with BOTOX Cosmetic, you may be unclear as to how much (how many units) and where on the face you might want to get it.  When you come in for a BOTOX consultation at our facial plastic surgery practice near San Francisco, our staff will answer any questions and create a …

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Facelift Without the Knife: The Sugar Thread Lift

Maybe you’ve read about it on goop or heard about people flying to Paris for it. Tomorrow one of the Kardashian ladies will be gramming about it. The newest procedure to hit aesthetic medicine, the Sugar Thread Lift*, or PDO thread lift, is a minimally invasive facelift with no downtime that produces results.  *Since the …

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Don’t Spare the Turkey – Options for the Wattle

Submental laxity, double chin, chicken neck, turkey wattle, jowl jiggle - whatever you want to call it, most of us don’t want it. And contrary to popular belief, not everyone who has it is overweight. Genetics play a big role in the amount of neck skin one has, and the pull of gravity, over time, …

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Why Now is the Perfect Time for a Chemical Peel!

It's February and most people in the San Francisco Bay Area are putting on rain boots and begrudgingly braving the soggy effects of El Niño, but the office staff of Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery is celebrating because it’s “Peel Season”! February and March, aka Peel Season, is the perfect time to get a …

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Bring A Bro In For ‘Brotox’

Thanks to Kylie and Kourtney and the rest of the Kardashian ladies, there’s still a stigma that boys don’t get BOTOX®. We’re here to tell you that is just not true! In fact, many of our patients seeking the wrinkle-smoothing injectable don’t have curves and wear pants everyday. Looking younger is becoming essential for maintaining …

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Beauty Bank At L&P Aesthetics

The Beauty Bank at L&P Aesthetics opens once a year at our annual Fall Into Beauty event which is being held on Nov. 18th 2020. What Is Beauty Bank? Beauty Bank is a discounted credit for L&P Aesthetics nonsurgical treatments and skincare products you can purchase for yourself at our annual Fall Into Beauty event. Your …

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Fall Into Beauty Virtual Event

We're thrilled to announce the L&P Aesthetics Annual Fall Into Beauty event benefiting HUGS on Wednesday, Nov. 18th from 4-7 p.m. From the comfort of your own living room, join your favorite L&P providers as they host mini Zoom parties on all of the latest nonsurgical treatments & skincare products. At the end of each …

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Best Laser Hair Removal at L&P Aesthetics

For the best laser hair removal services in the Bay Area, the place to go is L&P Aesthetics in Palo Alto, CA. L&P Aesthetics is offering a limited number of FREE virtual hair removal consults. To schedule your consult, call 650-327-3232 or send a quick email. Registered Nurse Ginger Orozco has a passion for treating …

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COVID-19 Testing: L&P Aesthetics & AAASC

If you are an upcoming surgical patient of L&P Aesthetics and AAASC, you may opt to have your COVID-19 test at our facility. Here is what you can expect to happen. Prior to your scheduled appointment  • Read and understand the CDC information provided about testing and what do do if you show symptoms of …

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AAASC HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITMENT – COVID-19 PANDEMIC

On March 17, 2020 Alma at Addison Surgery Center responded to our state and local health authority’s directive to temporarily postpone elective surgeries to devote as many resources as possible to treating pandemic infection cases. We are proud of our role and response in this emergency directive. We are proud of our patient’s response and …

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Now Offering CoolSculpting, The Number One Fat Eliminating Treatment

L&P Aesthetics is now offering CoolSculpting, the number one fat eliminating treatment on the market. CoolSculpting is FDA-approved and proven to eliminate stubborn fat without surgery or downtime.  To book a CoolSculpting consultation with one of the fat eliminating experts at L&P Aesthetics in Palo Alto, give us a call at 650-327-3232 or email us …

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