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Do You Have Sagging Skin after Bariatric Surgery? Read This

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Bariatric surgery is considered an appropriate and effective therapeutic option for obesity as the world’s obesity epidemic continues to develop. Many changes occur as a result of massive weight loss after bariatric surgery, some for the better and some for the worse. For instance, bariatric surgery has been shown to help improve or resolve many obesity-related [...]

Subcision®: The Best Way to Get Rid of Cellulite

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

As technology advances, there are more and more treatments and procedures being approved for the reduction of cellulite. This gives rise to the question: what is the best way to get rid of it? With 13 years of experience providing medical and cosmetic dermatological treatments and procedures, board-certified dermatologic surgeon Dr. Jessica Krant considers Subcision® to [...]

Want to Get Rid of Your Stretch Marks? Here’s How IPL Can Help

By | September 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Stretch marks are a result of two components: stretching of the skin and hormonal changes. First, stretch marks are the direct result of the dermis (the middle layer of skin) stretching too far, too fast. Additionally, stretch marks can result when there is an increase of cortisone (a hormone naturally produced by your adrenal glands) in [...]

How to Get Rid of Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH)

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Although the phrase “post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation” is long and may seem complicated to understand, it really is quite simple: after an inflammatory condition (acne, allergic reactions, infections, insect bites, contact dermatitis, burns, etc.) the skin becomes hyperpigmented. This means certain areas of the skin are darkened due to an excessive or irregular production of melanin. If you’re [...]

How a Cosmetic Procedure Can Boost Self-Esteem

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

There seems to be a stigma often associated with cosmetic surgery procedures. Those who have never undergone cosmetic surgery may assume that people choose these procedures solely for the physical benefits. While the goal of any cosmetic procedure is to improve a particular aspect of one’s physical appearance, the most fulfilling benefit that these patients receive [...]

Theories Behind the Cause of Rosacea

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes chronic red flushing, primarily on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead. These symptoms can often be debilitating and result in a decreased quality of life for many patients. Unfortunately, the exact cause of this condition is not well understood. Researchers have found that genetics, environmental triggers, and even [...]

Which Chemical Peel is Right for You?

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Chemical peels are one of the many cosmetic services offered by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant at her Manhattan office. Chemical peels are a safe, effective, and relatively inexpensive method of treating various skin disorders and to refresh and rejuvenate skin. The process involves applying carefully formulated chemicals to the skin to create a controlled form [...]

Varicose Veins and Spider Veins: How Are They Different and What Can You Do about Them?

By | September 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Varicose veins and spider veins are often mistakenly thought of as two different names that describe the same condition. Both of these conditions appear as visible veins underneath the skin and are often a cosmetic concern for many women and men. Furthermore, these conditions share the same causes, which include genetics, pregnancy, sitting or standing for [...]

Factors That Affect BOTOX® Results

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

BOTOX® is an injectable treatment approved by the FDA to temporarily improve the appearance of dynamic expression lines and wrinkles, such as frown lines, forehead lines, and crow’s feet. One cause of these signs of aging is repeated muscle contractions from frowning, squinting, and other facial expressions over the years. This is where BOTOX® can help. [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Laser Rejuvenation

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: New York Dermatologist, Uncategorized|

At her New York City office, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant offers a number of laser rejuvenation treatments to help you achieve the smooth, youthful look you want. But what exactly is laser rejuvenation? Are there different types of lasers? And what about side effects from these treatments? To find answers to these questions, keep reading [...]