Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that affects millions of people in the United States. It is characterized by scaly, itchy, and sometimes painful patches of skin that are usually found on the knees, elbows, and scalp. Living with psoriasis can be stressful, as you may always be trying to manage a flare-up or waiting […]
If you have unwanted hair on your body, you might have wondered: is laser hair removal right for me? You could potentially be getting the smooth skin you’ve always wanted, but what are the risks? Like any medical procedure, laser hair removal can have a few side effects. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you […]
What is a chemical peel? A chemical peel is a sort of exfoliation performed using a chemical solution, usually a gentle fruit-derived acid, to remove dead cells from the skin. It’s a quick treatment, usually taking up to 5-10 minutes, and afterward, the peeling process in which you shed the dead skin can take about […]
Have you ever heard of fat freezing? Even if you think you haven’t, you probably have. Fat freezing is the generic term for the procedure carried out by CoolSculpting sessions, using cold temperatures to reduce the patient’s number of fat cells in a targeted area. What is fat freezing? Fat freezing, or cryolipolysis, is a […]
What is melasma? Melasma is a common skin condition that causes discolored brown areas, to appear on the skin. In most instances, the brown patches appear on the bridge of the nose, cheeks, and forehead, but may also appear on other parts of the face and body with high exposure to the sun. It typically […]
Technically, all acne stems a little from inflammation, but a few kinds of acne seem angrier than others. Any acne that is red, swollen, and tender needs a little bit of extra attention. If you’re looking for relief from inflammatory acne, then there are a few things you can do to help calm and soothe […]
Traditionally, men in the past have kept simple skincare routines. Modern skincare, though, has seen many men opting for a healthy, youthful look, and fortunately, getting that look can be relatively simple. The words “skincare routine” don’t have to evoke images of lengthy, hours-long processes with a lot of products. Instead, a basic men’s skincare […]
Laser skin resurfacing is a procedure designed to reduce the signs of aging. It can roll back the years starkly, leaving you fresh-faced and confident.  Depending on your needs, your doctor will recommend a different kind of treatment. If you’re worried about fine lines, wrinkles, scars, or warts, your doctor may recommend ablative laser treatment […]
Did you know? Collagen isn’t just the protein that gives your skin stretch – it’s the most common protein in the body! Collagen strengthens your bones and joints and ensures you have enough help to protect your body from aging. Skin with healthy levels of collagen isn’t just younger-looking; it also works together with elastin […]
CoolSculpting is a fat-freezing procedure that reduces your total number of fat cells. One of the questions we often get is “will I lose weight with CoolSculpting?”, and it’s a fair one, but we must distinguish fat reduction from weight loss. Weight loss is governed by many different factors, including hormone production, diet, exercise, and […]
One of the first signs of aging is the loss of skin volume. Your skin can lose plumpness, creating lines and visible wrinkles. Filling in that lost volume can help create a more youthful appearance. Dermal fillers are growing increasingly popular. They’re used for many different anti-aging applications, but are they safe? This is one […]
If your skin is feeling dry, parched, and flaky, it can ruin a good mood fast. That stretched, itchy sensation just doesn’t leave you feeling your best. Fortunately, dermatologists have some answers for those who suffer from dry skin that you can take advantage of right now. Wear SPF, even indoors With sunny summer days […]

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