Category: Acne

What is Rosacea?

January 26th, 2016

People often wonder what exactly rosacea is. The simple answer is: rosacea is a chronic skin condition that appears most often on the face causing the skin to turn red and making it vulnerable to pimples and bumps. However, in certain cases, it can spread to the scalp, eyes and chest and may even make […]

5 treatment options for adult female acne

January 17th, 2016

5 treatment options for adult female acne: Acne was always thought of as a disease that mainly effects teenagers. But in the past decade the fastest growing segment of population with acne is adult women. Some of these patients never had acne as teenagers, only to develop it in their 20’s and 30’s. It’s unclear […]

Skincare Myths

December 18th, 2015

Caring for your skin to make sure it’s healthy and beautiful is important. However, there is a lot of misinformation about this very topic. Myths of skin care are rampant on the internet and beauty magazines. Here are some of the myths…debunked! Myth #1: Drink more water for dry skin. If you suffer from dry […]

What’s Your Skin Type?

October 28th, 2015

Some people have skin that constantly begs for moisture, while others cannot seem to counteract excess oil. Genetics influence your basic skin type, but environmental factors also play a role. Moreover, skin changes over the course your lifetime. Understanding your skin type can help you make the right decisions when it comes to skin care. […]

New Treatments for Adult Female Acne!

January 21st, 2015

The fastest growing population of acne is in adult females. Some think this is hormonally mediated. Others point to food and lifestyle. In reality, hormones are probably involved most commonly. A study that we published this year showed clear association of acne flares with menstrual cycles in women we surveyed. The good news is that […]

Treatment of Mild Acne

November 5th, 2014

Acne is a very common problem in teenagers and adults. In fact, most of my acne patients are adult women. Frequently they had acne as a teenager and it became better, only to become worse again in their 20’s or 30’s Other patients never “grow out” of their acne. Most adult acne patients are frustrated […]

Skin care after summer of fun in the sun!

October 28th, 2014

Summer sun exposure can be very damaging to your skin. This is true from the medical and cosmetic health points of view. There is no doubt that sun exposure is the cause of skin cancer, including malignant melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. These cancers can be serious if not found and treated […]

How to treat facial redness of acne and rosacea? V-Beam Laser!

September 12th, 2014

Facial redness is a very common complaint from patients. it may be caused by rashes, or acne, or rosacea, or a combination of all these conditions. Dilated blood vessels (known as spider angioma or telangiectasia) can also be caused by aging and sun exposure. Acne scarring is another common cause of facial redness. Patients may […]

How to Treat Acne Scarring After Treatment with Accutane? FRAXEL DUAL!

September 9th, 2014

Acne can be a serious issue. But the after effects of acne can be permanently disabling. Acne scarring is very common, from moderate to severe acne or from acne pickers (and who doesn’t pick or pop their acne?). One of the best treatments of acne is a medicine called accutane. This medication got a lot […]

How to treat pitted scarring from acne? Fraxel Dual, of course!

August 23rd, 2014

Acne is a common problem present in teenagers and young adults. Although in my practice, the most common patient with acne is an adult female and the number of adult women with acne keeps going up. The reason for this is unknown, but it’s suspected that hormonal undulations and perhaps hormones present in foods are […]