Everything You Need to Know About Botox®

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

Numerous reality shows and celebrity magazines depict cases of Botox® gone wrong: a person with a completely unnatural, frozen face. Despite the negative media portrayal, this cosmetic procedure is a safe and effective way to give your face a smooth, refreshed look. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about Botox®. What is Botox®? [...]

How Does Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment Work?

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a therapy option used by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant to perform various skin treatments for aesthetic and therapeutic purposes. IPL may also be referred to as “photorejuvenation” or “the photofacial” because this treatment can improve the appearance of sun damage, acne scars, lines and wrinkles, and other skin imperfections. If [...]

Tips to Manage Rosacea Symptoms

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes chronic red flushing, primarily on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead. This condition typically begins in adults after age 30 and can greatly decrease a person’s quality of life. While the exact causes of this condition are unclear, we do know that genetics, environmental triggers, inflammation, abnormalities in [...]

4 Things You Never Knew about Laser Treatments

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Did you know that “laser” is an acronym for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation”? The production of radiation in a laser relies on stimulated emission, a phenomenon originally theorized by Albert Einstein. Today, laser treatments are commonly used to reduce lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone, redness, broken capillaries, spider veins, acne scars, and [...]

miraDry: The Solution for Excessive Underarm Sweating

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Did you know that over 367 million people suffer from excessive, uncontrollable sweating? That’s more than 5% of the global population! While some people may not view excessive sweating as a serious medical condition, this disorder can affect a person’s self-esteem and quality of life, disturbing one’s social, professional, and home life. For example, the International [...]

What Are Peptides and How Can They Benefit Your Skin?

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A plethora of anti-aging products exist that promote the use of peptides to minimize fine lines and wrinkles. Peptides became the center of attention in the skincare industry after research presented at the 2002 American Academy of Dermatology research conference demonstrated that peptides could firm skin and stimulate collagen production. But what exactly is a peptide? [...]

Lifestyle Tips to Help Manage Your Eczema

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a term that refers to a group of very common skin conditions characterized by a dry, itchy rash. According to the National Eczema Association, eczema may affect as many as 1 in 10 persons in the United States. This is unfortunate because of how debilitating this condition can be. In [...]

What Should You Look For in Your Facial Moisturizer?

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

You want to buy a new facial moisturizer. It’s just one step of your skincare routine, so it shouldn’t be that hard, right? But even early in your search you find there are too many options to choose among. Do you need a cream or lotion? What’s the difference between an AM and a PM moisturizer? [...]

Lip Augmentation

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Smooth, full lips with defined borders are often associated with youth and beauty. Unfortunately, lips lose their fullness, definition, and red color as part of the normal aging process. There are also external factors that speed up this process, such as excessive sun exposure and smoking. Avoiding these factors will help to prevent loss of volume [...]

How to Choose a Sunscreen

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Out of all of the anti-aging products that are on the market, sunscreen is by far the most important. In fact, a study published in the American College of Physicians’ Annals of Internal Medicine proved that sunscreen can help prevent photoaging – premature aging caused by the sun. Researchers compared skin aging in 900 men and [...]