Redondo Beach Dermatologist
1636 Aviation Blvd., Ste. 201
Redondo Beach, California 90278 US
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5 out of 5 stars Liquid Facelift

Skin Genius!

Dr Chiu is a skin genius! If you want to years younger without looking fake or 'overdone' then I would recommend Dr Chiu. Very knowledgeable, friendly and understanding, she makes you feel incredible comfortable and at ease. She is an expert injector - I wouldn't go anywhere else.

5 out of 5 stars Injectable Fillers

Subtle Beauty with Dr. Annie Chiu

I had always been nervous about fillers. I never wanted to look like I had had "work done", and was a devotee only to Botox. That was until I met Dr. Chiu. She is an ARTIST (and a Stanford graduate - so wow). We started with my under-eyes, and when I went back to work everyone mentioned how great I looked but couldn't figure out what I had changed (they asked if I dyed my hair, etc). From then...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

63 Year Old and Referred by a Friend - Redondo Beach, CA

Dr. Chiu gave me choices without pressure and time to decide what would be best for me. Let me know pros and cons of all treatments. I am very happy with the botox treatment (neck and jawline) already taking shape. Subtle but just what I needed. The staff is great and she was well informed, kind, and generous in time and information. Definitely my new go-to doctor!!

5 out of 5 stars Vanquish

49 Yrs Old, 3 Kids, Muffin Top - Redondo Beach, CA

I exercise about 2-3 times per week, but no matter how hard I tried, I could not get rid of the extra fat around my waist. I had 4 vanquish treatments at Dr. Annie Chiu's office. Wow, the treatment series definitely worked for me. I have noticed a huge difference around my waist; my muffin top is significantly reduced and my stomach is flat again. My body fat decreased from 22% to 18%.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Getting Rid of my Gummy Smile with Botox - Redondo Beach, CA

My gummy smile made me extremely insecure about my smile. I have a big mouth and big teeth, so I felt that my gums made my mouth even bigger. I got my first injections about last year with Dr. Annie Chiu, who is extremely sweet and very friendly. She told me she will be conservative with the amount of units to see how I feel and to come back in two weeks if I feel like I need more. I received...

Personal Statement

A results-driven approach to skincare and cutting-edge advanced technique cosmetic procedures is what Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Annie Chiu offers her patients. Dr. Annie Chiu recognizes that healthy, beautiful skin should be attainable for every patient.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Awards & Recognition

Awards:
Elle Magazine: Skin Genius Award, 2015
Professional Recognition:
American Academy of Dermatology Early Career Leadership Development, 2014
American Academy of Dermatology Young Physician Leader, 2012
omen’s Dermatologic Society, Young Physicians’ Representative, 2009
Winner of Signature Sponsor Scholarship: Cosmetic Boot Camp, 2007
American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Forum, selected participant, 2007
Women’s Dermatology Society Academic Research Grant ($6000), 2007

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Chiu has hospital affiliations at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, UC Berkeley
    Medical: MD, Stanford University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Dermatology, Emory University

Treatments offered at The Derm Institute

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Sculptra vs. Voluma for lower face?

Sculptra cannot be used in the direct undereye or tear trough area. However, with an overall thinner face with hollowing, Sculptra will give you the... READ MORE

Which is more effective at building new collagen Sculptra or Microneedling?

Microneedling and Sculptra are both effective, but very different procedures to boost collagen production. Microneedling induces a more subtle... READ MORE

Nerve damage after filler - wait or dissolve asap?

Great question! The brows and forehead are advanced areas for filler correction, and it sounds like you worked with a very expert dermatologist. The... READ MORE

Is it dangerous mixing different hyaluronic acids? I have Volbella and the new clinic I go to doesn't use it.

Hi Amelie, It is actually very common to use different fillers, including different hyaluronic acids throughout the face and even in the same area of... READ MORE

Is it normal for my initial breakout to be this bad on my 4th week on Accutane? (photos)

A significant breakout when you initially start Accutane can occur and is not unusual. Sometimes I will start patients on a lower dose of Accutane or... READ MORE

How much can botox reduce my massater muscles and how many sessions of how many units does it take? (photo)

This picture is quite small, so to best evaluate would be to feel the actual muscle mass. Having said that, I like to start conservatively, and on... READ MORE

I've Had Numerous Treatments for Pitted Acne Scars, Are There Any Solutions to my Problem? I'm Desperate.

Pitted acne scarring, if they are icepick like, can be treated with the TCA CROSS technique. I utilize 100% TCA to spot treat these areas and reboost... READ MORE

Facial After Peel?

I typically recommend my patients wait 1-2 weeks after a medium depth TCA peel (35% or greater) prior to any facials or irritants such as glycolic... READ MORE

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See How Radio Frequency Is Used to Rejuvenate Tired Eyes

Radio frequency skin tightening technology, such as BTL's Exilis Protege allows for targeted RF to be administered to the eyes and jawline area causing tightening of the skin. Dr. Annie Chiu shows us this non-invasive way of rejuvenating the skin. WATCH VIDEO

Sculptra Isn't Just For Your Face — This Doctor Describes New Ways to Use the Injectable

You know Sculptra works on your face but what about your chest or even knees? Hear how Dr. Annie Chiu is using this injectable in new and exciting ways. WATCH VIDEO

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