Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014

Written by WD Staff, Skin Care Specialists on December 29, 2014 No Comments

As 2015 inches closer and closer we wanted to look back at our most popular blog posts of 2014. Here are the 10 most socially shared blog posts from the past year:

1) Image: Truck Driver and Sun Induced Aging

Dr. Jennifer Gordon’s image of a 69-year-old truck driver took our top spot in 2014 with 169 total shares. The haunting image of a patient with extreme aging on the left side of his face illustrates the destructive power of ultraviolet (UV) rays as well as the importance of practicing proper sun protection. Read More

2) The Evolution of Liposuction Techniques and Technology

This post authored by Dr. Coleman takes an in-depth look at the evolution of the liposuction procedure. Since its inception in 1974, liposuction surgery has undergone major advancements in both technology and technique that have improved safety and efficacy. Read More

3) 5 Great Scar Removal Options

Do you have noticeable scars that you want to remove? Dr. Nikolaidis discusses effective scar removal options currently offered at Westlake Dermatology. Learn more about new treatments that can minimize the appearance of your scar. Read More

4) 14 Fabulous Skincare Tips

Amber Follis, RN covers 14 great skincare tips to help you enhance your skin in 2015. We know there is no shortage of “best tips” articles online but this post features some advice that surprised many of our patients and staff members. Read More

5) The Many Surprising Uses of Botox

We all know that Botox works wonders on wrinkles. But did you know that Botox is also being used to treat depression and treat chronic pain disorders? Learn more about new and exciting applications of Botox. Read More

6) Do I Need A Breast Lift or Breast Augmentation?

The feedback from potential patients regarding this article has been amazing. We cover the differences between breast augmentation and the breast lift procedure, including the methodology plastic surgeons utilize to determine which procedure a patient needs. Read More

7) Considering Dermabrasion? Read This First!

Erin Solorzano, a licensed aesthetician that sees patients in our Westlake lactation, covers treatment alternatives to traditional dermabrasion. Depending on your specific needs treatments like microdermabrasion, chemical peels, or laser skin resurfacing could be more beneficial. Read More

8) Breast Implant Rupture: Common Questions Answered

Millions of women in the U.S. are currently enjoying the benefits of breast augmentation. However, one common concern from prospective augmentation patients is the possibility of rupture. This is a great educational guide on breast implant rupture. Read More

9) How Spring Could Wreak Havoc on Your Skin

Dr. Lisa Rhodes wrote a great guide on how the spring season affects common skin issues including psoriasis, eczema, acne or rosacea. A great resource for preparing for spring 2015! Read More

10) Cellulite Removal: What Works and What Doesn’t?

Dr. Nikolaidis takes a look at cellulite removal treatments that really work (as well as overhyped and ineffective treatments). A must-read if you are thinking about minimizing the visual effect of cellulite in 2015. Read More


WD Staff

A united group of skin care specialists from Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, Austin's leader in Dermatology and Plastic Surgery. Articles posted under WD staff are authored through combined contributions from our entire team, including Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists, Aestheticians, Physician Assistants, Aesthetic Nurses, and Patient Coordinators.

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