Retinol: One of the Best Ingredients for F...
The proper use and application of retinol, an ingredient found in many skincare products, can be confusing to many people, even the experts. There are debates over which formulation is best, which strength is best, and even what time of application is best. But one thing is clear: retinol is one of the best ingredients […]
What Are the Different Types of Dermal Fil...
Injectable dermal fillers are gel-like substances that are injected beneath the skin to restore volume, smooth lines and soften wrinkles, or enhance facial contours. The popularity of dermal fillers has grown rapidly in recent years because they produce dramatic, rejuvenative aesthetic improvements that were previously only achievable with surgery. Plus, dermal fillers are less costly […]
The Role of Collagen in Skin Care
If you’ve ever searched for an anti-aging skincare product, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of collagen. Many products claim to “replenish collagen” or “boost collagen production” in the skin. While collagen does have a very important role in skin care, some of these marketing claims can be misleading. In order to help you choose the […]
Prevention and Treatment of Hyperpigmentation
Did you know that pigmentary disorders are the third most common type of dermatologic disorder? (J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2013) A skin pigmentation disorder refers to the changes in skin color based on the amount of melanin, a group of pigments produced by cells called melanocytes in the lower level of the epidermis. There are […]
What Can You Do About Acne Scarring?
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. While the prevalence of acne is higher in adolescents due to the hormonal changes that come with puberty, this condition persists into adulthood in about 12 to 14% of cases. At any age acne can be embarrassing […]
Why Patients Are Choosing Mohs Skin Cancer...
The CDC reports that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. While treatments for the different types of skin cancer have significantly evolved over recent years, one surgical technique has stood the test of time: Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS). Developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs in the 1930s, MMS has […]
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