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Acne is one of the most common skin diseases in the United States. It affects all ages, races and genders. If you are uncertain about what type of acne you have or what causes it, you should consult a doctor.
Practically all teenagers suffer from acne at one time or another, but sometimes it’s only a few ‘zits’ or pimples. However acne can be more severe in other teenagers, giving rise to spots called whiteheads, blackheads, and in more severe cases larger red, inflamed spots called cysts. These skin pimples, spots and cysts can change […]
After a long winter, you may be on your way to build up your tan at the beach. To make sure you don’t get skin cancer, you rub in your favorite SPF 15 sun tan lotion all over your skin at 8 am. Think you are safe? You are not. What Does Sun Do to […]
For a long time, it was believed that cosmetic procedures were only sought after by women, but in the recent years there has been a change in this trend. In fact, more and more men are now seeking aesthetic procedures.
Deterioration of facial skin is one of the most visible signs of aging. New skin cells are continually created, but there are other substances within and underneath the skin that begin to decline as we age. Collagen is one important element that decreases. This decrease causes skin to begin to sag, and facial depressions and […]
For those with issues related to their facial skin such as mild sun damage, skin pigmentation issues, acne problems, or wrinkles, chemical peels can provide a more even, pleasant, and youthful complexion. The epidermis is the outermost layer of the skin, and therefore it is the part that takes the most abuse from the elements. […]
If you’re looking for an effective solution to target problem wrinkles, then Botox may be the answer. There are many people out there who use Botox® to treat a variety of medical or cosmetic conditions. Conversely, there are those that have issues that could be improved by having Botox injections, but are still hesitant about […]
After a Microdermabrasion treatment, the result is a rejuvenated appearance, smoother skin, and a more even and brighter complexion. What is Microdermabrasion? Put simply, Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic treatment that is designed to exfoliate the top layers of the skin. This process uses fine crystals or a diamond tipped tool to remove dead skin cells […]
There has been much talk in the media and physician community regarding the Affordable Care Act, well known as ‘Obamacare’ or the ‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’ (PPACA). Many IAPAM (The International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine) members are concerned about how this new program will impact the health of their patients and […]
With the passing of time, the pursuit to appear as young as possible becomes more and more important to the majority of us. Technology has created many new and innovative procedures to accomplish this, and one of the more ingenious methods is laser skin resurfacing. This process is very effective at reducing fine lines and […]