Medical Review By: Camila Yepes, PA-C No one wants to look older than they are. But with so many myths about wrinkles, it can be hard to know what’s true or how to keep your skin looking as smooth and youthful as possible. Camila Yepes, PA-C, a board-certified physician assistant at Water’s Edge Dermatology, debunks[Read More]
How to Get Rid of Jowls
Medical Review By: Bebe Pajo, MD Jowls are a tip-off to middle age for celebrities and the rest of us, too. Even if your skin is as smooth as a baby’s bottom, jowls can make you look older. Not so long ago, plastic surgery was the only option for getting rid of jowls, but today[Read More]
Dermaka Cream: More Powerful than Arnica for Skin Healing
Medical Review By: Dr. Ronald Bush and Peggy Bush, APRN Planning to undergo an aesthetic or surgical procedure? Whether it’s a chemical peel, a facelift, liposuction or a vein treatment, these procedures and others can lead to swelling and bruising, and waiting for the side effects to disappear can be frustrating. In the past, doctors[Read More]
How to Embrace Skinimalism, the ‘Less Is More’ Beauty Trend
Medical Review By: Heather Brew, PA-C Sometimes less is more. Maybe we don’t need to hide our skin under makeup or follow a complicated skin care regimen involving a dozen different products. That’s the thinking behind skinimalism, a minimalist approach to skin care and makeup. What exactly is skinimalism? “I think it’s about going[Read More]
Can You Do a Chemical Peel at Home?
Medical Review By: Shawna Sopher, LME Whether you shop for skin care products at your dermatologist’s office, a high-end beauty store or your local pharmacy, you’ve probably noticed that nearly every brand now offers a chemical peel you can do yourself at home. The promises seem almost too good to be true: Just apply as[Read More]
Brotox: The Trending Botox Treatment for Men
Men may pretend they don’t care about looking older, but the number of men getting Botox — or “Brotox,” if you like — to erase forehead creases and other wrinkles suggests otherwise. In fact, that number totaled more than 450,000 in 2018, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. “Men want to look refreshed,” said[Read More]
What Is Dermaplaning?
Wish your skin were as smooth as a baby’s bottom? Without a time machine, that’s a tall order. But through dermaplaning, also called microplaning, a dermatologist or licensed aesthetician can uncover the newer, smoother skin that’s buried under a layer of old, dead skin cells, not to mention some fine hairs, aka peach fuzz. In[Read More]
How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes
No one wants to look like they pulled an all-nighter, but dark circles under your eyes can make you look exhausted, even when you aren’t. “They’re a common concern among people of all ages,” said Kimberly Van Keuren, director of cosmetic services at Water’s Edge Dermatology. As cosmetic issues go, under-eye circles can be tricky[Read More]
HydraFacial MD – Not Your Grandma’s Facial!
We’ve been getting a ton of interest in a cosmetic treatment we offer called HydraFacial MD. As word spreads about this rejuvenating procedure, our patients want to know more. What’s a hydrafacial? How does HydraFacial MD work? How will it benefit your skin? Is HydraFacial MD really any better than other facials? You’ve been asking,[Read More]
Microneedling and Dermaplaning: The Why, When & Where of these Hot Beauty Treatments
You may have heard increasing buzz recently about microneedling and dermaplaning. These are two terrific beauty treatments we perform with great regularity and success at all our Water’s Edge Dermatology MediSpa locations. The most common questions about these amazing aesthetic services are: Why, and When? Why choose microneedling and dermaplaning, as opposed to other aesthetic[Read More]