What you Really Deserve is . . .

July 15, 2017

We consistently hear what we deserve. “You deserve a break today!” Or something much more calloused, like “you get the face you deserve.” This statement was actually made, by a woman, no less. Ms. Coco Chanel expressed the idea that the age a person has at age 50 is somehow deserved. We can see where…

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Facial Skin Cancers and Mohs

April 15, 2017

Due to his experience and training that has focused on facial aesthetics, Dr. Thompson is a Utah plastic surgeon who is trusted by his patients and his peers. Area dermatologists work side-by-side with our practice on cases in which skin cancer removal requires reconstruction. While we do not perform the surgical excision of skin cancers,…

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Don’t Let Summer = Skin Cancer

May 30, 2016

Think about this: skin cancer is, for the most part, a lifestyle disease, and simply put, a lifestyle disease is a disease associated with the way a person lives. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Read on to find out about the most frequently occurring form of cancer and take the first step in your…

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Skin Cancer Photos to Raise Awareness

May 14, 2015

By now we’ve all viewed the shocking skin-cancer selfie posted by Tawny Willoughby that went viral this past week. Her story is all too common, previously tanning in an indoor bed four to five times per week. “I had my own personal tanning bed in my home and so did a lot of my friends…

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Pollution Is The New Target in Skin Aging

November 28, 2014

We know the damaging effects of ultraviolet rays can have on a persons skin, causing premature skin aging and most concerning, skin cancer. Dr. Thompson is constantly recommending daily use of good sunscreen with zinc  and titanium oxide (physical blockers) as well as a good antioxidant with science to back it up. Daily antioxidant application…

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Plastic Surgery Scarring – What to expect at Utah facial plastics in SLC, Utah

July 25, 2014

Plastic surgery scarring can be a concern at first for many patients. But when everything heals, they are amazed at how closely even they have to look to see any scarring. Surgeries involve cutting. Anytime you cut the skin it is inevitable that there will be a scar. The way a scar might look depends…

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Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing

May 16, 2013

Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing has been voted THE #1 ANTIAGING BREAKTHROUGH in the past decade by WebMD. Special Offer This Month Only: Buy 1 Treatment, Get 1 FREE ! ($950 Value – May only) How does it work? The natural aging process, combined with exposure to sun and pollution, destroys collagen — the main protein of connective tissue…

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Category: Face Procedures, facial plastic surgery blog, Non-Surgical, photos, Skin Cancer, Skin Resurfacing, No Comment(s)

Preparing for Mohs Surgery in Utah

December 28, 2012

Mohs surgery is a more contemporary approach to treating skin cancer, wherein skin cancer cells are removed layer after layer and  examined progressively until no cancer cells are detected. Dr. Scott Thompson makes it a point to have the least amount of damage to surrounding healthy skin tissues during a Salt Lake City Mohs surgery….

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