Archive | Skin Care

Skincare Products That Keep up with Your Wintertime Needs

Changing weather means changing skin. By this time of the year, many people we meet are complaining about chapped lips and cracked hands or feet. Facial skin isn’t just pale thanks to the absence of warming sunshine, but it is also dry and irritated. Here, we want to discuss a few of the skincare products […]

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Is Retin-A in Your Medicine Cabinet? Here’s Why It Should Be!

Aging has been frustrating humans since ancient times. Just about everything has been tried over time; milk-baths, rose petals, urine . . . there’s so much more we could go on all day. Even today, we’ve got a sea of products sitting on store shelves, each saying they are better than the others. The complexity […]

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Three Steps to Maximum Impact for Beautiful Skin

We often think about how to address dermatologic issues with specific treatments. Botox is a normal part of many people’s anti-aging routine. Laser and light therapies may be used to minimize aging, and to promote clearer, healthier skin. A fair amount of effort also tends to go into the daily care of the skin. The […]

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Is Your Age Being Divulged?

We women are not too fond of having to divulge our secrets. Historically, age has been one of those little details that we prefer to keep to ourselves. Today, we are seeing almost as many men as women take measures to maintain an appearance of youth. Of course, we all know that it’s not possible […]

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Is Your Sunscreen Serving You?

Summertime is pretty much here, and that means we need to be reminded about the importance of sunscreen use. The number of cases of preventable skin cancers has risen year after year, and 1 in 5 people are now at risk of this serious disease. Did you catch the key word in that statement? Skin […]

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Want All-Around Better Skin? Look to the Light!

When we think about making the skin look better, younger, healthier, thoughts of laser treatments or injectables, or even cosmetic surgery may come to mind. What patients of our midtown Manhattan dermatology practice don’t often think about is how light therapy can mitigate several of the concerns they have related to their skin. We want […]

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Freshen up with These Tips for Healthy Skin

The fact that Springtime is just around the corner has many of us thanking our lucky stars. No more shoveling snow or slip-sliding our way to the front door. The future looks bright, and this has many of us walking with more bounce in our step. Springtime is all about renewal, and this affects in […]

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Should you be Using Retinoids?

Retinoids. These vitamin A derivatives can do a lot for your skin. Contained in over-the-counter and prescription products, retinoids help you manage everything from pigmentation to pore size to cellular turnover. Initially, prescription retinoid (tretinoin) cream was approves for the treatment of acne. Today, retinoids are a girl’s (and guy’s) best friend. Which way is […]

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Habits you can Start Today for Better Skin Tomorrow

Skin care habits have become an important topic of discussion in the past few years. Men, as well as women and teens, are showing much more concern about dermatologic health than ever before. We love speaking with patients about the ways they can address cosmetic and general concerns related to their skin. Here, we want […]

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