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Nail Fungus is not pretty!

A study conducted by a Stanford University Dermatolgist, has shown that the Nd Yag laser clears up various fungal infections in both toenail and fingernail beds. Current topical treatments are often unable to penetrate the nail to effectively treat the fungus; and oral therapies only clear up fungus in 35 to 50% of patients. Lasers …

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Climbing for Charity

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim is off climbing mountains again. This time she's climbing up to K2 base camp in Pakistan - a remarkable feat of 5,400 meters! Most physicians choose a quiet beach to relax on holiday from their busy clinics, but not Dr. Ebrahim. She likes to climb mountains and raise money for under privileged …

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Dr. Ebrahim on Omni Television May 11 @ 11am

If you missed the original airing on May 5, you can watch the YouTube video below to see Dr. Shehla Ebrahim on 'Women in Focus'. Shushma Datt, Host/interviewer of Women in Focus, takes viewers into the homes of dynamic women from all walks of life -- home makers, artists or professionals - to weekly highlight the achievements …

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View the Martha Stewart Show March 14 – ‘The Skin Show’ featuring Ultherapy!

The treatment that Dr. Ebrahim performs at her clinic Ambleside Dermedics called Ultherapy, will be featured on The Martha Stewart Show today Wednesday, March 14 on "The Skin Show!" New York City dermatologist, Dr. David Colbert, treated the show's producer for an all-about-Ultherapy segment. In the segment, you'll see snippets from the producer's treatment and her …

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Afterglow partners with Opportunity International

Afterglow is pleased to announce their new partnership with the not for profit organization - Opportunity International. Founded in 1971, Opportunity International provides, small business loans, savings, insurance and training to over two million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world. Clients in over 20 countries use these financial services to …

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Metvix® – A New Treatment for Actinic Keratoses

Dr. Ebrahim is pleased to offer Metvix® as an alternative to surgery for the treatment of Actinic Keratoses (AK) and certain types of Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCC).  This is a light-sensitive drug that is combined with a Red light treatment to destroy cancer cells. Metvix® comes in a cream containing methyl aminolevulinate, which is specifically absorbed into …

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Lasers: When 1+1+1 = a Perfect 10!

When you come to Afterglow, we have 3 different types of lasers that can give you smoother and more even skin.  Fractional lasers, the latest in skin resurfacing, have transformed our approach to creating smoother, more even toned skin.  By creating microscopic holes in the skin, these lasers produce results that are greater than their …

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Dermal Rolling – a new treatment for Stretch Marks

Also referred to as skin needling, Dermal Rolling is used for collagen channeling for natural collagen induction. The principal behind this therapy is simple:  when applied to the skin, under a local or topical anaesthetic, channels are created deep into the dermis of the skin. These channels cause keratinocytes and fibroblasts to produce numerous growth …

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