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Turn back the clock on your skin’s signs of aging

Turn back the clock on your skin’s signs of aging

Our patient, Tom, came to us completely frustrated with his premature signs of aging. Tom’s age spots and discoloration were a result of prolonged sun exposure in his youth and his genes. This is a common problem for men and women in this age group, who were unaware that our delicate skin requires protection from […]

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Say no to skin imperfections!

Our patient, Michelle, was living with these discolored, hanging skin lesions on her neck for at least the last few years. Finally, she came for a complimentary consultation with Dr. Shafa, who informed her that this skin growth, known as an acrochordon, was extremely common and could be removed immediately. There are over 3 million […]

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Read my success story!!

Read my success story!!

My name is Lisa Y. I had been suffering from acne for many years. I have tried a lot of over-the-counter medication with no results. I was treated by many facialists with no results. Then, I started seeing dermatologists for my acne. Different treatment topical and by mouth was tried with minimal effect. Finally, I […]

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Be bikini ready all year round!

Be bikini ready all year round!

Living in Southern California means year round sunshine and blue skies. While this truly is a blessing it also means having to be bikini ready at all times. For many of our patients putting on a bikini or even a pair of shorts can be a nerve-wracking experience as they are confronted with the sight […]

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Lip Fillers…Are they really worth the hype?

Lip Fillers…Are they really worth the hype?

It seems that every time you turn on the TV, flip through a magazine, or scroll through Facebook or Instagram, you are bombarded by the sight of women with unmistakably full, pouty lips. While there is the occasional celebrity or friend who may have overdone their lips and ended up with the dreaded “duck face”, […]

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Are you frustrated with your persistent, untreatable acne?

Are you frustrated with your persistent, untreatable acne?

Do you wish to consult with an expert for alternative treatments, such as Accutane (Isotretinoin)? At OC MedDerm we will educate you regarding the pros and cons of this type of acne therapy. As the premier acne and Accutane treatment facility in Orange County, we understand the intense psychological and physical stress that persistent, severe […]

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Alternatives to Accutane

Alternatives to Accutane

Absorica (formerly Accutane) or Isotretinoin is not always needed!! Our acne treatments are tailored to the needs of our patients and can work for even the worst of acne. Follow Amanda’s case! You shouldn’t have to hide your acne with makeup. This type of camouflage will further clog your pores, while the chemicals found in […]

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Dr. Shafa’s Passion for Healthcare for All

Dr. Shafa’s Passion for Healthcare for All

In April of 2018 while traveling abroad, Dr. Shafa visited an underserved community with no access to treatment and offered her services to many children suffering from skin diseases and other health conditions. There, she was introduced to the children’s parents, who had many unanswered questions about their children’s health. In response, Dr. Shafa began […]

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Advocate for Human Rights at Home and Abroad

Advocate for Human Rights at Home and Abroad

Dr. Shafa pictured with Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch In February of 2018 Dr. Shafa, traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to attend a meeting of the United Nations. Surrounded by those who were working tirelessly in the defense of the voiceless citizens of the world, Dr. Shafa observed and lent her own expertise in […]

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