Category: Dermatological Advice
Bacne, moles, and tiny bumps.
Six steps to a closer, smoother shave. Tips your dad never taught you!
Truth: Fitness can be cruel to your face by the time you hit 40.
Lovely locks start in the shower. Here, simple tips from dermatologists.
Start treating your skin like an adult by tossing 4 youthful products that may be doing more harm than help.
Popped a pimple? Got burnt by wax or depilatory creams? Relax. We’ve been through it. Dr. Lisa Kellett to the rescue!
How to get rid of them.
The rising occurrence of sin cancer had us asking: For those pale-faced folk of a certain vintage, surely this is the health scourge of the 21st century?
According to Dr. Lisa Kellett, a dermatologist at DLK on Avenue in Toronto, there are more cons than pros to tanning beds.
Cosmetic laser treatments are one of the fastest growing medical procedures. They’re used for hair removal, skin tightening, and wrinkle reduction. And they can produce amazing results.
They’re sold to you through online daily deal sites, at hair salons, medical spas and even tanning salons. The ubiquity of the marketing has lulled many patients into thinking it’s as safe and “pain-free” as advertised. But put one of these lasers in the hands of someone without the right training, and you can end up with permanent skin damage.
Cosmetic lasers and “intense pulsed light”(IPL) machines are Class 3 medical devices. They’re powerful machines with the capability to damage your eyes and permanently mark your skin.
Right now, as W5 learned, anybody can use these high-tech and high-risk medical devices. In fact, laser treatments are one of the most unregulated medical procedures in Canada. You don’t have to be a doctor or have any medical training.
Dr. Lisa Kellett, a Toronto dermatologist with 20 years experience, is frustrated by the lack of regulations. Every week, she treats patients injured from poorly-trained practitioners. Patients have suffered severe complications: burns, pigment change, infections and permanent scarring.
“I really feel for them because they went to the wrong place, had … Read More »
Canadian Beauty and Spa interviewed Dr. Lisa Kellett on the latest skin treatments and fillers.
Non-surgical treatments abound these days to help us maintain a youthful appearance; going ‘under the knife’ is no longer a necessity in the anti-aging arena, we have options. To find out what’s new and what works best, we interviewed Dr. Lisa Kellett M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), D.A.B.D. from DLK on Avenue Cosmetic Clinic in Toronto, specializing in non-surgical and cosmetic treatments.
B&S team: What can be done about sun damage or other pigment problems?
DLK: Intense pulsed light (IPL) is an effective procedure that treats sun damage and other pigment problems like brown spots. ProFractional laser also reduces brown spots. Dermamelan is a new treatment program that works for deeper dermal pigment such as that seen in Melasma.
B&S team: What is the latest product/treatment in anti-aging skin treatments?
DLK: There are very exciting advances in the field of non surgical skin tightening using the CPT Thermage which stimulates collage and helps to tighten skin. It allows tightening of the face and neck, stomach, legs and eyes without surgery and it is very efficacious. There are also new state-of-the-art injectable treatments available that restore lost volume and help to lift the skin … Read More »
Summer is the season to show more skin—and that puts our skin health and appearance at the forefront. But with so many different claims coming from the products on the market, it can be easy to waste time and money on things that just don’t work or don’t make sense.
Dr. Lisa Kellett speaks to the National Post about her personal use of Botox.
Whether it’s acne, rosacea or psoriasis, there is plenty that can be done to treat these conditions and help you look and feel your best. We’ve asked Dr. Lisa Kellett to explain how best to manage your skin care regime.