Anti-Aging Essentials: Tips for Youthful Skin


Historians now believe that Ponce de León wasn’t looking for the mythical “fountain of youth” when he landed in Florida 500 years ago. But the legend of a magical wellspring that would restore the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters had persisted for centuries and persists to this day, as we continue to search for the pill, cream, lotion or potion that will help us look younger longer. “Miracles don’t come in jars,” says Dr. Judy Hu of Advanced Dermatology, P.C. “But there have been scientifically sound advances – both at the cosmetics counter and in the doctor’s office – in anti-aging skin care. The key to effectiveness for the consumer is to know what will work and to have realistic expectations.” (more…)

It’s Your Wedding Day and You’ve Got a Big Pimple

weddingWedding day, job interview, class photo…Is it just bad luck that zits appear on important days? Maybe not, says Dr. Kaleroy Papantoniou of Advanced Dermatology, P.C. “We don’t know exactly how it works, but we do know that there’s a link between stress and acne,” she says. “If you’ve never had acne, stress won’t cause it but studies have shown that those who are prone to acne breakouts may find that stressful situations aggravate the condition.”