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Got Backne?!

The acne on my back is much worse than it is on my face, what would you suggest? Interestingly, acne on the back is treated…

How would Ultherapy reduce my turkey gobbler?

Nothing shows age more quickly than having a turkey wattle. Ultherapy is probably my most favorite recommendation! It’s an exciting, new therapy for an area…

Are there any topical treatments for cystic acne?

In a word, no. Cystic acne has shown us that its treatment goes beyond what we use topically to treat the normal papules and occasional…

What would you recommend to treat dandruff and become flake free?

A flaky scalp is a combination of an overgrowth of yeast on the scalp surface, and your immune system’s overreaction to that yeast overgrowth. If…

My cuticles keep drying and cracking, even with oils and lotions. What would you recommend?

Winter is tough in New York City and skin can dry out quickly.Your mom and grandmother probably used petrolatum or Vaseline. The new standard of…

Duct Tape for Plantar Warts?

Have you ever heard of the plantar wart duct tape "hack" to get rid of warts? It's not surprising if you have! It's actually a…

Are Skin Tags Ever Dangerous?

Skin tags are not dangerous.  A skin tag is an overgrowth of the top layer of skin or the epidermis.  During adolescence, our skin is…

Options for Laser Skin Resurfacing: What’s the Difference?

Laser skin resurfacing helps smooth the look and feel of your skin. Freckles, wrinkles and lose skin from years of sun damage are easily corrected…

BOTOX Can Slash Those Migraines

Botulinum toxin has an indication for treating migraine headaches. Unfortunately, it depends on where you inject Botox to achieve results to alleviate migraines.  This falls…

Accutane Users, Is Your Face Thirsty?

There has been a shift in the recommendations for emollients or moisturizers recommended by dermatologists. This shift has gone from older products like Vaseline and…

Note the Good and Bad: Melanoma

The best thing about melanomas (and there ain't much) is that they don't hide very well, so they can be caught really early. We don't…

Our Idea behind Isotretinoin (Accutane) and Its Role in Fighting Acne

Isotretinoin, a synthetic form of vitamin A, is commonly known as Accutane, although that product brand is no longer available on the market. There are…

The Side Effects of Accutane: What’s Common and What’s Not

This is a serious medication and it requires blood monitoring every month. A typical course duration of therapy of Accutane is about four months, but…

5 Tips for Younger Skin

Aging skin is a natural part of life, and you can’t stop it completely. However, there are some great steps you can take to minimize…

Foods that Fight Against Acne

Acne can affect anyone at any time, but it is most common in teenagers and young adults. While it does not affect your overall health,…

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the herpes simplex viruses’ type 1 or type 2. Most people infected with genital herpes experience…

Genital Warts

In most cases, genital warts take a month to six months before they fully develop. Most genital warts are flesh-colored with an appearance that resembles…

Mommy Makeovers

If you are facing lost volume in your face and deep wrinkles, dermal fillers are the way to go. Products like Juvederm and Restlylane are…

Fight Varicose Veins with Sclerotherapy

Treatment options The treatment of varicose veins ranges from stripping the faulty veins, to collapsing them without removal. In the past, such treatments were known…

Can Vitamin E Help Clear My Acne?

Studies have shown that patients who suffer from acne have more oxidative damage in their serum. Not only do people with acne have more oxidative…

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