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]
Are Chemical Peels Safe?
If you’re tired of seeing fine lines, acne scars, sun spots, or dark patches every time you look in the mirror, you may be considering getting a chemical peel. In this procedure, a mixture of acids is applied to the skin to slough off the top layers and reveal the smoother, more even-toned skin beneath.[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]
How to Remove Skin Tags (And Why You Shouldn’t Do It Yourself)
Skin tags are those soft, fleshy growths that protrude from the skin and sometimes hang off it. They’re harmless, but sometimes annoying as they may rub against clothing or get snagged by jewelry. And, let’s face it, if you have a skin tag that’s sitting in plain view, you may get tired of looking at[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]
Tips for Choosing the Best Anti-Aging Skincare Products
We all want to look our best and keep our skin youthful, but selecting the right anti-aging skin care products and developing an anti-wrinkle regimen can be daunting. There are so many products out there, it’s difficult to know where to start. Today we’re sharing dermatologists’ top tips for choosing the best anti-aging skincare products[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]