Medical Review By: Juan Giachino, Jr., MD Getting older? One of the first signs of aging is the dreaded “turkey neck.” It’s no coincidence that author Nora Ephron titled her book about aging “I Feel Bad About My Neck.” This area is delicate because neck skin is especially thin. It can start to sag,[Read More]
Face Fillers and the COVID Vaccine: Know the Facts
Medical Review By: Ted Schiff, MD If you’ve had face fillers (also known as cosmetic fillers or dermal fillers) such as Juvedérm or Restylane, you may be wondering if it’s safe to get the vaccine for COVID-19. According to news reports, a few people experienced swelling at the site of their filler injections after[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]
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 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]
What’s All The Buzz About HydraFacial MD? Not Your Grandma’s Facial!
We’ve been getting a ton of interest in recent months about a new 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[Read More]