The 5 Best Skin Care Treatments To Get Before Valentine's Day

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on January 19, 2021

Dry, cold, winter weather can be rough on your skin. Cool, dry wind can lead to an increase in chapping and flaking, giving your skin a tired, dull look.

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Topics: Skin care, Injectables

How To Use Your Proffer Surgical Or Spa Gift Card

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on January 12, 2021

Getting a gift card to Proffer Surgical Associates or The Spa at Proffer Surgical can be a big surprise! If you aren't familiar with our services, however, you may find yourself wondering a number of questions.

What treatments would best work for your problem areas? Does your gift card go toward any of our offerings, or do restrictions apply? Does your gift card expire?

We want you to get the most value out of your card. So, to help answer some of these questions, we put together this infographic! Below, you'll find a list of procedures, treatments, and products you can purchase based on the type of gift card you have.

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Topics: Skin care, Plastic Surgery, Spa

Best Beauty Treatments For Fall And Winter

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on January 5, 2021

When the seasons change, often so does our skin. Differences in weather can wreak havoc on your skin and may even occasionally alter the beauty products and treatments you require. It’s important to take these factors into consideration when evaluating your beauty regimen.

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Topics: Skin care

Is Hyaluronic Acid Worth The Hype?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on December 29, 2020


If you’re wondering how to improve the look of a tired, dry, listless complexion, there’s nothing more nourishing for it than moisture.

Lack of hydration can sabotage smooth, dewy, vibrant skin and make you look older than you feel inside. And no one wants to deal with the frustrations of lines and wrinkles; a flaky, dry complexion; or saggy skin that won’t spring back to its former beautiful contours.

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Topics: Skin care, Spa

6 Tips For Staying Fit After Liposuction

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on December 24, 2020

After your liposuction procedure, you may wonder what would happen if you gained weight. After all, you’ve done all the hard work already like exercising and eating right, reaching an ideal weight and living a healthy lifestyle. Now you’ve achieved the sculpted look you’ve always wanted -and you like it!

You’d be frustrated and sad if gaining a few pounds would jeopardize your new and beautiful body contours.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Body Contouring, Liposuction

Why Halo Laser Is THE Treatment for Sun Damage, Dark Spots, and Hyperpigmentation

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on December 17, 2020


Few skin imperfections are more worrisome than skin damage caused by the sun. Sun damage can occur anywhere on the body, from your face and neck to your arms and legs.

Dark spots, discolorations, and areas of hyperpigmentation can also be extremely difficult to hide or remove completely. Worse, they can cause you to feel self-conscious about the way you look.

For women (and men) looking to dramatically reduce the appearance of sun damage, dark spots, and hyperpigmentation as quickly as possible, we often recommend Halo laser treatments. The Halo laser sets a gold standard in skin rejuvenation because it provides a safe, highly tunable and targeted, more comfortable option for skin resurfacing that also delivers remarkable results.

Here’s why.

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Topics: Laser Hair Removal, Laser skin rejuvenation

Fall Skincare: How To Transition From Summer To Autumn

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 20, 2020

Autumn is wonderful. Pumpkins are everywhere, leaves are falling and there is a slight chill in the air that is so refreshing.

However, fall can have its downside. Especially in West Texas, fall is dry, dry, dry. With the lack of moisture in the air, it is time to transition your skin care regimen in order to maintain a healthy glow.  

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Topics: Skin care

Can You Get Your Breast Implants Resized?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 12, 2020

Electing to have a breast augmentation procedure is a big decision. While feeling confident in the way you look is well worth the investment, the thought of surgery can be scary, particularly when you aren’t sure how permanent the results can be. 

You may wonder if you will be able to exchange your implants for a different size after the procedure. To put your mind quickly to rest, we’re happy to let you know that the answer is yes, your implants can be exchanged for a larger or smaller size after your initial breast augmentation! 

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Breast lift, Breast reduction

Liposuction: When It Is (and Isn’t) a Good Fit

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 6, 2020

As many people have been stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, gaining weight has become a serious frustration. While exercise and dieting can help you shed pounds, sometimes, it’s not enough. You can still find yourself with unwanted rolls and folds.

Fortunately, there are treatment options available, something that can dramatically slim your waistline, tummy, back, glutes, and thighs. Liposuction can help you take back your body and your confidence.


But, liposuction isn’t for everyone. If you’re interested in investing in a treatment for your body, mind, and soul, read on to learn when liposuction is—and isn’t—a good fit.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Body Contouring, Liposuction

Skincare Products and Treatments That Dermatologists Love for the Neck

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 22, 2020


There comes a time in (almost) every woman’s life when she worries about the look of her  neck.

It’s so frustrating to see what constant exposure to the sun, harsh weather, chronic dehydration and environmental toxins can do to the once smooth, youthful-looking neck and décolleté.

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Topics: Skin care, Beauty