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Dermatologist in Brentwood most highly rated in Northern California

Dermatologist in Brentwood Walnut Creek Skin and Laser offers the community of Brentwood California the very best dermatology care in the Bay Area. With decades of experience and a team lead by the most highly rated specialist in Northern California, … Continue reading

Treat Acne, Scars, Wrinkles, Stretch marks and more with the CosmoPen

Love the results of laser treatments and chemical peels, but hate the pain and downtime after treatment? The solution is here. CosmoPen is a revolutionary new way to treat a variety of skin concerns, including scarring, stretch marks, aging, and … Continue reading

How does Restylane Silk Work?

A single smile can change the tone of an entire day. So it’s important to always put your best face forward! Restylane Silk is the newest formulation of lip filler from the Restylane family, specifically designed for the most precise, most … Continue reading

Bay Area’s Best Doctors

Bay Area’s Best Doctors – Ed Becker MD Dr. Becker Named One of the Bay Area’s Best Doctors. Walnut Creek Skin & Laser is pleased to announce that our own Dr. Becker has been recognized as one of the Bay Area’s … Continue reading

Bay Area Dermatology Physician Describes How He “Rolls” in 86° Magazine Article

Walnut Creek dermatologist Dr. Ed Becker is featured in the May/June 2015 issue of 86° Magazine. The article, which was authored by Dr. Becker himself, offers insight into how the doctor “rolls” on a typical work day. Filled with many … Continue reading

Skin Care Tips for Summer

No matter where you live, summer is the perfect time of year to spend time outdoors. Warm weather is synonymous with outdoor activities such as barbecues, hiking, and time spent by a pool or on a beach. Being outdoors as … Continue reading

Get Ready for Bathing Suit Season Walnut Creek Dermatologist

Most people start thinking about bathing suit season during March, April or May each year. The thought process is often triggered by a quick glance in the mirror – and the realization that you’ve put on a few pounds during … Continue reading

Effects of the sun on skin

It is so important to make sure you are putting on sunscreen everyday, winter, summer, spring and fall. Even if you can’t see it, if you’re not applying sunscreen and spend a lot of time out in the sun your … Continue reading

Ultherapy Bay Area

Ultherapy is a popular and safe alternative to a surgical face lift – and it is now offered at Walnut Creek Skin & Laser! Our office is happy to announce that we are currently scheduling appointments for Ultherapy consultations for … Continue reading

Treatments for Angiomas

An angioma is a skin condition that can develop anywhere on the body. It’s made of many small blood vessels and has the appearance of a growth. Angiomas are not uncommon, but typically they appear more frequently on people who … Continue reading

Walnut Creek Skin & Laser Uses Only APPROVED Fillers in Our Office

If you are considering allowing unapproved fillers to be used on you: STOP! Unapproved dermal fillers are not always safe. DermatologyTimes.ModernMedicine.com brought this subject to light in an article published on its website on August 6, 2014 entitled FDA: Stop … Continue reading

Vitamin D Improves Symptoms Of Winter Related Atopic Dermatitis

A recent study conduced by the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston MA concluded that Vitamin D improves symptoms of winter related atopic dermatitis in children. Find out how taking a daily vitamin D supplement, which is inexpensive, safe and very … Continue reading

Dermatologists are the Preferred Medical Specialists for Certain Surgeries and Medical Procedures

A recent survey revealed that a majority of people prefer to use dermatologists over other types of physicians for certain types of skin-related surgeries, skin biopsies, and several types of cosmetic surgical procedures. The survey results were highlighted in an … Continue reading

Some Over-the-Counter Acne Treatments Can Cause Serious Allergic Reactions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently released the following safety announcement related to certain over-the-counter topical acne treatments: Safety Announcement: “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that certain over-the-counter (OTC) topical acne products can cause rare … Continue reading

Stricter Rules for Tanning Beds Now In Force

People of all ages: pay attention! The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has required that the manufacturers of sunlamp products – including tanning beds – “carry a visible black-box warning on the device that explicitly states that the … Continue reading

Do You Know Your Moles?

You might think you know your moles… but do you? If you are not regularly evaluating your body and keeping an eye on old vs. new spots on your skin, you may be putting yourself at risk. It’s not difficult … Continue reading

Body Thermage On Extra TV

Last week Body Thermage treatment was featured on Extra TV! Check out the amazing results by clicking the video link below…

Common Causes of Hair Loss

Everyone sheds hair every single day. It’s normal. In fact, people can lose up to 100 strands of hair every day without cause for concern. Hair simply cannot continue to grow forever, and each strand eventually falls out. But when … Continue reading

The Truth About Age Spots

Age spots, commonly referred to as “liver spots” or “sun spots,” are perfectly normal and rarely a cause for concern. They normally appear on people who are over the age of 40 on areas of their bodies that have received … Continue reading

Can Sunscreen Cause a Vitamin D Deficiency?

Every spring, store shelves are fully stocked with dozens of brands and types of sunscreen. Each container varies by its SPF, the shape of its container, whether or not it’s designed for children or adults, and how many hours it’s … Continue reading

Top Causes of Facial Wrinkles

We’re human, which means eventually – at some point in our lives – we will all develop facial wrinkles as time goes by. Some people will choose to eliminate their facial wrinkles through various available procedures, and others will not. … Continue reading

Buyer Beware – Don’t Get BOTOX By Just Anyone…

Everyone has heard of BOTOX®, that’s because it is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world. With more than 6 million treatments performed last year in the United States alone, BOTOX® has people eager to try anything … Continue reading

Common Skin Care Myths

It seems that just about everyone has advice on how you should take care of your skin in order to ensure a great complexion. Want to eliminate acne? Some will tell you to simply change your diet. Want to get … Continue reading

Phototherapy Can Treat Psoriasis and Eczema on the Hands and Feet

Many people suffer from psoriasis and eczema on their hands and feet, and we are now able to improve these conditions with phototherapy treatments using UVB or UVA light. Phototherapy is a treatment that is minimally invasive and can reduce … Continue reading

Do You Have Tattoos that You No Longer Want?

Do you have one or more tattoos on your body that you simply don’t want anymore? This is extremely common, especially when the tattoo was acquired when you were a young age. It’s not at all unusual for people to … Continue reading

Tips for Eliminating Eczema Without Medication

Eczema is a skin condition that produces an itchy rash. It often appears on babies and young children, and it can continue to persist through a person’s entire life. It’s less common for people to develop eczema once they reach … Continue reading

A Great Home Wart Treatment – Duct Tape

Think you have a wart? It’s not uncommon to have at least one wart in your lifetime. In fact, if you experience only one wart in your entire life, consider yourself lucky! Warts are caused by a virus that gets … Continue reading

Treatment for Syringomas

Syringomas are small bumps that typically appear on the face – normally on the upper and lower eyelids, around the eyes, on the forehead and on the upper cheeks. These benign bumps can also appear on other areas of the … Continue reading

How to Get the Most from Your Skin Care Products

Women and men around the world spend millions and millions of dollars each year on skin care products. This multimillion dollar industry does all it can to convince the public to purchase as many different types of skin care products … Continue reading


Many people in the United States have not heard of Juvederm Voluma because it was only recently approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 22, 2013. But now that it’s been approved, it’s anticipated that … Continue reading

4 Tips for Healthy Winter Skin Care

It’s winter. No matter where you live, your skin can be affected by changes in the weather. In most areas, winter means the weather is cold and dry. Your skin may thrive during the warmer summer months, but it can … Continue reading

Is Fair Skin More Susceptible to Skin Cancer?

Many research studies have been conducted, and the general consensus is that people with paler skin are at greater risk of developing skin cancer. This information will probably not come at much of a surprise to most people. Individuals with … Continue reading

Superficial Radiotherapy Treatments Now Being Offered

Superficial Radiotherapy Treatment, which is commonly referred to as “SRT,” is an FDA approved method for treating certain types of skin cancer and skin conditions that is now being offered at Walnut Creek Skin and Laser. In our office, the … Continue reading

Is Your Skin’s Health Affected By Water?

Water is very beneficial to your skin! According to The Water Information Program: The human body is more than 60 percent water. Blood is 92 percent water, the brain and muscles are 75 percent water, and bones are about 22 percent … Continue reading

Exercise Is Important For your Skin’s Health

Do you love to exercise? Or, do you dread the thought of going to the gym? No matter how much you love or hate to exercise, it’s important to know how positively exercise can affect your skin’s health. Most people … Continue reading

Walnut Creek Skin and Laser is Now Offering MelaFind

MelaFind is now being offered to patients by Walnut Creek Skin and Laser. The technology behind this innovative new system is helping dermatologists detect melanoma at very early stages. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved MelaFind on November … Continue reading

Walnut Creek Skin and Laser uses the latest technologies and products available.