Menu

Call

Locations

Gallery

Pasadena

Newport Beach

Logo

Blog

- Schedule A Consultation

How Effective Is Mohs Surgery?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

2 Minute Read:  Any cancer diagnosis can be disorienting and frightening. Over 5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. However, there is good news. Most cases of skin cancer are treatable, especially if they are caught early. When Is Mohs Surgery Recommended? Mohs surgery is recommended for certain […] [ Read More ]


What Are the Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen Every Day?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

2 Minute Read:  Sun damage used to mean the occasional burn and a few freckles. But we now know more about the devastating effects of the sun on unprotected skin. Not only does exposure accelerate aging and cause fine lines and wrinkles, but it can also lead to unattractive skin abnormalities and even skin cancers.  […] [ Read More ]


Is Sun Exposure the Only Cause of Skin Cancer?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Most people assume that skin cancer is only caused by prolonged exposure to the sun. It’s true, the sun’s UV rays are the leading cause of skin cancer; however, many other lifestyle factors can influence skin cancer development.  Let’s look at lesser-known causes of skin cancer, so you can work to prevent […] [ Read More ]


Is it Safe to Undergo Plastic Surgery Right Now?

| The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Our world has changed drastically over the last year. There are so many things we once took for granted that we now debate the safety of — such as elective surgery. So, after all this time, is it finally safe to undergo plastic surgery?  While plastic surgeons did have to shut their […] [ Read More ]


Your Guide to Skin Grafting in Pasadena

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Most skin cancer patients find Mohs surgery to be the optimal way to remove cancerous growths. While Mohs surgery is known for sparing as much non-cancerous tissue as possible, it can still result in significant surface injury that requires a skin graft.  This graft is vital to the healing process and provides […] [ Read More ]


How Does the Sun Damage Your Skin?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Many people wish for tanned, glowing skin; however, tanning, if not done correctly, can result in severe skin damage.  This means that having tan, beautiful skin when you are younger may result in wrinkles and sunspots at an older age.  In addition to displeasing aesthetic effects, excessive sun exposure can cause skin […] [ Read More ]


Your Guide to Nose Reconstruction After Skin Cancer

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Skin cancer on the nose is an unpleasant experience at best and potentially deforming at worse.  Mohs surgery allows for cancerous growths to be removed with a minimal amount of tissue lost. Unfortunately, that still means that many people with skin cancer on their nose will end up with open wounds on […] [ Read More ]


Do You Want to Look Younger This Valentine’s Day?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Valentine’s Day is a time for many couples to reaffirm their love and look forward to a romantic evening. To prepare for such an event, many women go all out, picking the best outfit, planning what makeup to use, and more. Some women even consider cosmetic treatments.  Unfortunately, many women do not […] [ Read More ]


How Do I Know if I am Ready for Plastic Surgery?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  When thinking about getting plastic surgery, it can be difficult to know when you should make the jump from thinking about it to planning for it. Here, we will discuss some factors that can help you decide whether you are ready to commit to a plastic surgery procedure.  What Type of Expectations […] [ Read More ]


Want Plastic Surgery? You May Want to Rethink Your Smoking Habit!

, , | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  When planning for plastic surgery, one of the requirements almost every board-certified plastic surgeon will mandate is that patients refrain from using all nicotine products for three to six weeks before and after surgery.  There are very good reasons for this near-universal stricture. Nicotine and other chemicals found within cigarettes damage the […] [ Read More ]