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About Dr. M + Team

Founded by Dr. Ashley Magovern, a board-certified dermatologist and South Bay native, Manhattan Dermatology offers the latest in general, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology services in a friendly, intimate environment. Our skilled, compassionate team delivers exceptional state-of-the-art care using the most advanced treatments and technologies, including laser services, Ultherapy ultrasound skin tightening, injectables such as Botox and Juvederm, liquid face lifts, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, photorejuvenation and sclerotherapy. We partner closely with you to solve your skin care concerns, be it sun damage or acne, wrinkles or redness, brown spots or unwanted hair. We want you to walk out of our door feeling special, radiant, and confident in your skin.

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What is a Dermatology Physician Assistant?

Our PAs Angelyn and Jackie are amazing! If you haven’t had a chance to meet them yet, you can read more about them here.

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CoolSculpting Event: March 31—You’re Invited!

Join us Thursday, March 31, from 10am to 1pm, for a CoolSculpting event Featuring complimentary assessments, gift bags, & specials pricing! Book your appointment with our CoolSculpting specialist today by calling 310.546.1188 or send us an email. Learn more about CoolSculpting, including before/after gallery, videos, … Continue reading

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glowMD Event: Feb 5—You’re Invited!

Come glow with us—Friday, February 5, 10am-3pm. Join us to sample Dr. Magovern’s signature skin care line, glowMD! Complimentary consultations, discounts, & exclusive gifts with purchase… Book your appointment today: 310.546.1188 or send us an email.

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New Year’s Dysport Special

Kick off your 2016 with a right start—wrinkle-free! This Dysport‬ offer is amazing. Hurry & book your appointment (310.546.1188) as it’s only good for the month of January! ‪#‎whereyougotoglow‬

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Happy New Year!

We wish you all a very happy, healthy, & prosperous new year!

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Give the Gift of Glowing Skin!

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Double Points for Brilliant Distinctions Members!

Earn Double Points through 12/18/15! Not a Brilliant Distinctions member yet? EARN + SAVE on select Allergen treatments & products (like Botox & Juvaderm!) when you join Brilliant Distinctions.

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Give Back with ASPIRE Galderma Rewards Program

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Galderma is donating $25 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation for every new member enrolled in the ASPIRE Galderma Rewards Program during October. It’s absolutely FREE to join, and you’ll be rewarded right away with … Continue reading

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Dr Magovern’s Sunscreen Picks

School’s out for summer—time to restock the sunscreen! Dr. Magovern has selected some of her very favorites for all your sunscreen needs: for the beach, for babies and kids, for sensitive skin, and for anti-aging. And through the end of … Continue reading

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Neotensil—New at Manhattan Dermatology!

Check out this exciting new product here at Manhattan Dermatology! Neotensil is an at-home, non-invasive solution to unsightly under-eye bags. Applied daily, Neotensil reshapes the appearance of eye bags and lax skin under the eyes. W Magazine, March 2013, explains that … Continue reading

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Calling All Eczema Patients…

We are looking for patients with eczema (itchy, scaly rashes) to participate in a short study using a medicated spray. Patients chosen to participate will receive free medication and be compensated for their time. They may be asked to give … Continue reading

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Fall for Fraxel

I’m not sure about you guys, but this endless summer has taken its toll on my skin. Despite my arsenal of hats, spf clothing, and sunscreens, my brown spots have managed to darken and I’ve even picked a couple new … Continue reading

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Vanquish Body Contouring

Manhattan Dermatology is excited to introduce Vanquish, the latest in non-invasive, surgery-free fat reduction. How does it work? Vanquish uses controlled radio frequency (RF) waves to target fat cells, destroying them without harming muscle or affecting skin. Over time, the … Continue reading

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Tinea Versicolor

Summer is here, and I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to hit the beach—with tons of sunscreen and an umbrella, of course! Along with warm weather and humidity, summer can also bring a case of tinea versicolor. This … Continue reading

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Peel + Pout Promo

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Dr Magovern’s Sunscreen Picks for 2014

School’s out for summer—time to restock the sunscreen! Dr. Magovern has selected some of her very favorites for 2014 for all your sunscreen needs: for the beach, for babies and kids, for sensitive skin, and for anti-aging. And through the end of … Continue reading

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What’s the Skinny on CoolSculpting?

Reduce fat and reshape your body without surgery! If the term “non-invasive fat reduction” sounds too good to be true…surprise! It’s not only a proven reality, but it’s taken the aesthetic medicine world by storm. We are now able to … Continue reading

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CoolSculpting Inventor Featured in Allure Magazine

This month’s Allure Magazine features an interesting article on dermatologist Dieter Manstein, inventor of CoolSculpting. “While researching new ways to reduce fat without a scalpel, Manstein, an assistant professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School, realized he was going about … Continue reading

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Ringworm, aka Tinea Corporis

Ringworm gets called a lot of things, but this is it. Spread easily through clothing, pools, showers, and even pets, ringworm is a common skin condition for children, but very treatable. Two weeks of a topical antifungal cream cleared this toddler’s … Continue reading

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SkinMedica Product Offers

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Weekend Makeovers at Manhattan Dermatology

We are very excited to announce Saturday Clinics at Manhattan Dermatology! Too busy to come in during the week? Come enjoy a weekend makeover with one of our laser and injectable specialists, Elissa Squire, RN, BSN. On select Saturdays, Elissa … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Manhattan Dermatology

   

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SkinMedica Holiday Bundles

  For the holiday season, we’re offering these fantastic holiday bundles by SkinMedica! The Essential System The Essential System is a great value for the motivated patient who believes, like us, skin care makes a huge difference. Enough TNS Essential … Continue reading

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Help Us Support Walk With Sally

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October we’re donating $5 for each of the next 200 Facebook likes we receive to Walk With Sally! Walk With Sally is a local organization that fights the “aftermath” breast cancer leaves behind … Continue reading

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An Uplifting Event with Ultherapy!

You’re Invited to an Uplifting Event with Ultherapy! Wednesday, October 23, 2013: 10:30am – 12:30pm Hosted by Dr. Ashley Magovern at Manhattan Dermatology 400 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 205 · Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 · 310.546.1188 RSVP on Punchbowl.com soon to reserve your … Continue reading

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Introducing Glow MD!

Dr. Magovern’s custom skin care line, Glow MD, is here! Made with unique and effective formulations—ingredients that we actually use in the office—Glow MD is unlike anything else you’ve tried. Whether you have acne, unwanted pigment, or want to boost your … Continue reading

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Dr. Magovern Voted South Bay’s Best Dermatologist for 2013

Read the article in the Daily Breeze here: South Bay’s Best Dermatologist for 2013: DR. ASHLEY MAGOVERN, MANHATTAN DERMATOLOGY.

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What Is Dr. M Using This Summer?

What is Dr. Magovern using this summer? The Obagi C-Rx kit. It’s a great maintenance kit for the summer. Lasers, photofacials, and chemical peels fall out of favor at this time of year, so it’s important to maintain somehow! The combination of … Continue reading

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Favorite Sunscreens for Summer — 20% OFF!

Summer is almost here! We’re excited to announce that through July 31, all sunscreen at Manhattan Dermatology is 20% off! When heading outdoors, remember that the morning sunscreen application is the most important. Try to put it on before you leave the house … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift Certificates

Still searching for a special Mother’s Day gift for Mom? It’s not too late! We have the perfect solution—a Manhattan Dermatology Gift Certificate. You can treat Mom to a facial or a peel, some skin care products, or even laser … Continue reading

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Supporting Skin Cancer Awareness on Melanoma Monday

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Melanoma Monday Is Next Week!

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SmartBrow Consumer Study by DermStore

DermStore Beauty Group is conducting a consumer study on a new product called SmartBrow Eyebrow Filler. If you’d like to participate in the study (try out the product & receive a DermStore gift card!), please contact Amy Bailey (310.734.2570 x2125) or … Continue reading

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Proud MBEF Sponsors!

Manhattan Dermatology is a proud sponsor of MBEF, Manhattan Beach Education Foundation. Click here if you’d like to help our schools too!  

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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February’s Product of the Month: Solar Protection Liptect Lip Balm

Soothe and protect those winter lips with our Product of the Month, Solar Protection Liptect Lip Balm with SPF 45. This is our favorite sunscreen for the lips.  Great for winter sport enthusiasts or for those who just want to protect … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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Deck the Halls with Some Obagi

Cleansers, serums, lotions, SPF, night cream—or get them all… Check out the Obagi-C Rx System!  

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Cathy’s Holiday Facial: Eminence Organics Seasonally Sensational Treatment

If you haven’t yet had the joyous experience of a treatment by Cathy, our extraordinary esthetician, now is your chance! Cathy is truly an expert and goes above and beyond—your skin will be radiant and you’ll feel like a new … Continue reading

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This Fall: PDT for Sun Damage

Fall is the time for PDT at Manhattan Dermatology. PDT (or photodynamic therapy) is a great way to rejuvenate your skin and treat sun damage from those hot summer days. It’s also great for acne and can help those with … Continue reading

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How Hairstylists Are Helping to Fight Cancer

You think of your hairdresser as saving you from bad hair days. But now, your favorite stylist just may save your life. More than 80 percent of the most common types of skin cancers — squamous cell carcinomas and basal … Continue reading

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Dr. Magovern Awarded Favorite Dermatologist

We’re very excited to announce that Dr. Magovern was awarded “Favorite Dermatologist” in the South Bay’s BEST 2012 readers’ poll by the Daily Breeze. . Thanks so much, Daily Breeze readers!

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Allumera: Now at Manhattan Dermatology

We’re excited to offer a new light treatment at Manhattan Dermatology, Allumera! Similar to PDT, Allumera is a photodynamic cosmetic treatment designed to improve the overall appearance of skin and reduce the outward signs of aging—all with minimal downtime and results … Continue reading

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Product of the Month for September: Obagi-C Rx System

If you’ve been noticing the effects of all those sunny summer days on your face, you’ll love our September Product of the Month, the Obagi-C Rx System. It’s a comprehensive approach to reducing the appearance of sundamage. We love this kit because it … Continue reading

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Introducing CoolSculpting…

Say goodbye to love handles and muffin tops with CoolSculpting! Dr. Magovern and her extraordinary team at Manhattan Dermatology are pleased to offer CoolSculpting–the safe, non-invasive way to reduce fat in common trouble areas that tend to be resistant to diet … Continue reading

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Tinea Versicolor

If you grew up around here you have probably seen this or have had this yourself. Tinea versicolor is a fairly common rash, primarily affecting young adults. It appears when a yeast that normally lives on the human skin transforms … Continue reading

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Restylane Discounts through GiltCity.com

Have you heard of Gilt City? If you’re a fan of dermal fillers, you’ll love their voucher offer for Restylane Products! Gilt City is a free, subscription-based lifestyle site that offers exclusive offers at insider prices. From now until August 16, … Continue reading

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Product of the Month for July: Journée Bio-Restorative Day Cream

This month Journée by NeoCutis has been flying off the shelf! People are loving this all-in-one anti-aging product. It is perfect for summer because it’s lightweight, has a nice tint, and broad-spectrum sun protection (SPF 30). After cleansing, this is … Continue reading

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Meet Lizette, Our Laser + Injectable Specialist

Come see Lizette, our fantastic cosmetic nurse. Patients are raving about her! Lizette Ludwig is a board-certified registered nurse with many years of experience in cosmetic procedures. She performs botox and dysport, fillers, and works with all of our lasers, including hair removal, … Continue reading

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