Category: Media

5 ways to treat melasma

December 4th, 2016

Melasma is a condition related to sun exposure and your normal hormones. It is more common in women, but can be seen in men as well. It is seen in patients of all skin types, with most common location on the cheeks, upper lip, and forehead. Treatment includes the following: 1. Sun protection: Sunscreen and […]

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. […]

3 Pillars of Improving Your Appearance

October 18th, 2015

I am happy to announce that on November 4, I will be discussing these topics with members ofThe Transition Network, NYC Chapter. There are 3 Pillars of Improving your Appearance with Cosmetic Dermatology: 1. Skin Care 2. Improving skin quality and texture 3. Volumizing and contouring with fillers and toxins 1. Skin Care: Skin care […]

Relaxants and Fillers

September 9th, 2015

Minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures have become the convenient go-to treatments for those wishing to combat signs of aging with minimally invasive, non-surgical options. In its most recent statistics, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported a clear spike in minimally-invasive procedures, stating that in 2014 “facial rejuvenation procedures experienced the most growth.” Of 13.9 million minimally-invasive […]

Signs of Skin Cancer

July 28th, 2015

Number  of skin cancers has increased dramatically in recent years. This includes both melanoma and non-melanoma forms of skin cancer. Melanoma cancer originates from melanocytes, skin cells which give pigment or color to our skin. It is estimated that 1 in 50 Americans will develop melanoma in their lifetime. One patient dies from melanoma every […]

Sun Protection

July 14th, 2015

Summer is here! Hello sunshine and warm weather. With summer in full swing, you’re probably spending a great deal of quality time outdoors, running, biking, hikingor hangouts on the beach. Spending more time in the hot sun can wreak havoc on your skin, even damaging your skin. This summer, fight back against the sun’s harmful […]

New Option for Psoriasis Treatment Just Approved!

January 31st, 2015

Good news for those that suffer from psoriasis – a chronic, inflammatory genetic immune condition. A new biologic COSENTYX was just approved by the FDA for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. This medication works by blocking a specific component of the immune system called IL-17. By doing so, the drug decreases inflammation caused […]

Self Skin Exam Can Save Your Life

January 21st, 2015

Skin cancer is a real epidemic. The number of cases keeps climbing. Younger and younger patients are getting skin cancer, likely to tanning bed exposure. And there is a shortage of dermatologists in US to take care of this growing problem. Which is why it is so important for patients to be pro-active and perform […]

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 […]

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 […]