Try as You Might, Sunburn is a Possibility!

We know enough at this point to understand the hazards of too much UV exposure. Just a few decades ago, it was not uncommon for pool decks and sandy beaches to be scented with Baby Oil through the multiple bodies covered with that substance. Today, more people are wearing sunscreen when they spend the day […]

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Please, Just Don’t

Do you find yourself in a state of constant frustration when it comes to your skin? We are inundated with picture-perfect skin on pages of magazines and even on social media. To go along with the idea that we can have a baby-smooth complexion (we can, actually), we are also served up a near-daily dose […]

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When is the Best Time for Fractional Laser Resurfacing?

Laser devices have brought immense value to the medical field as a whole. In the specialty of dermatology, lasers are now used to treat conditions such as unwanted hair, hyperpigmentation, veins, and sun damage. In our Midtown Manhattan office, we perform laser treatments using a variety of modalities, including the ActiveFXTM and DeepFXTM platforms. Because fractional laser […]

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Say Goodbye to Spider Veins with Laser Treatment

Spider veins – those clusters of purple, blue, and red on the legs, face, chest, or another area – pose quite the problem. These webs of veins are not medically concerning, but they are frustrating nonetheless. Spider veins most commonly affect women, though a few men here and there notice them, too. In any situation, […]

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Giving the Double-Chin a One-Two Punch

Double chin fat isn’t your average, everyday fat. The problem of submental fullness is that this particular condition can occur even when you are close to your ideal body weight. It doesn’t necessarily coincide with excess weight on the body; and yet, when there is a double chin, there is absolutely an illusion of general […]

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Are You Dreaming of Fuller Lips?

In recent years, we have seen an enormous shift in the way that we age and in the way that we manage our image. Gone are the days of overly-tightened, face-lifted skin. While there continues to be a good reason for cosmetic surgery, it seems that a larger number of people are addressing cosmetic concerns […]

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When Botox Goes Bad

We hate even contemplating the potential for Botox to go wrong. Millions of people receive this cosmetic treatment every year with no adverse reaction whatsoever. That doesn’t mean Botox can’t go wrong. Regardless of how common this treatment has become, it is crucial that consumers take their time when choosing a Botox provider. Botox injections […]

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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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