Transparency is key for Dr. Arshia Payman of Derm Clinic MD. “These days, aesthetic medicine is full of lotions and potions and new technologies that just don’t do anything,” she says. “I’m very choosy about what goes into my aesthetic practice. I don’t jump on the trend bandwagon.” Rather, Payman’s focus is on her patients—offering them meaningful interactions and personalized care. (“Did I say, ‘I love my patient relationships?’” she quips.) Beyond the white coat, Payman’s priorities lay with her family. “Life is so rushed that people are constantly worrying about the future instead of taking a minute to reflect on the present moment,” she says. Here, Payman prescribes her beauty- and wellness-centered routine. Doctor’s orders.
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