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Can my birthmark be removed with laser treatment?

Lasers have come a long way in the past ten years. Before, we could only use very low energy settings. This is because we had…

Gray Hair

“Aged? But he does not appear aged, just look, his hair has remained young!” - Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past It does seem as…

You’ll Never Guess What the U.S. Spends on Skincare

In New York City, the sidewalk is basically a catwalk. Beautiful skin is the best accessory for any runway look, so it’s no surprise that…

Scaring While Caring: How to Keep Your Skin Healthy on Halloween

Far more frightening than anything you might see on Halloween is what might appear in your mirror the next morning, should you resort to using…

Natural Disasters, Like Hurricanes, Can Lead to Skin Disasters

Here are a Few Tips to Protect Your Skin from Flood Water Natural disasters, like the recent hurricanes and the less-recent (but painfully memorable to…

What the New York City Subways Do to Your Skin

When it comes to the New York subway system, everyone’s got a story, a complaint, a tear-their-hair-out frustration. Fortunately, when it comes to skin health,…

Why We Love the Thriving Male Grooming Trend that Comes with the Beard Bonanza

Focusing on Follicles Means Men are Suddenly Skin-Aware In recent years, beards have moved from fad to fashion for men all over New York City,…

3 Celebrity Skincare Habits Anyone Can Replicate

Not everyone can have a team of professionals to groom them before every public appearance, but who really wants that hassle, anyway? Keeping skin healthy…

What to Expect From Skin Cryotherapy

Skin cryotherapy and the form of cryotherapy popularized by celebrities are very different. The frequent image of cryotherapy is of a football star standing in…

Why is Skin Lightening a Worldwide Trend?

Skin lightening, sometimes called skin bleaching, is a startlingly popular trend across the world. There are a number of treatments and products sold for this…

How Tattoos Are Removed, And What it Does to Your Skin

Forty-five million Americans have tattoos, according to Inked. That’s 14 percent of the total population. The percentage is higher, up to 40 percent, for adults…

Everything You Need to Know About Dermatology Lasers

Going to the doctor can be intimidating enough, but some of us appear to want to make it as scary as possible for you. Whether…

The Top 4 Myths and Facts About Sunscreen and Skincare

Summer is just around the corner, and that means brushing up on safe sun practices. Many people associate a tan with health and vitality; however,…

Four Facts to Know for Melanoma Awareness Month

May is melanoma awareness month, which means it’s time for a little education about facts, stats, causes and cures. First, the bad news. Melanoma, a…

The First Step to Aging Gracefully? Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help

There are a lot of concerns surrounding the aging process. People worry about their financial stability, their health and their ability to stay independent. But…

Dermatology for Villains: Treating Bad Guys With Good Skin Care

What do Freddie Kreuger, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Hannibal Lector have in common? If your first answer is “movie villains,” you’ve got…

Plastic Surgery’s Surprising Past, Present, and Future

Plastic surgery has been around for centuries, but it became mainstream during the world wars of the 20th century. And although plastic surgery procedures are…

Too Much Hair, or Not Enough? Here Are Your Options

Dermatology may be all about skin, but you’d be surprised how often hair is at the center of our patients’ concerns. Because hair is a…

No Sweat: Why Fitness Fanatics Botox Their Hair

All the dry shampoo in the world can’t preserve a good blowout after an hour at SoulCycle. While squeezing a workout in during lunchtime may…

2017’s Biggest Skin Care Trends, According to Google

Photo via Pixabay If you have a question about your skin or a skincare product, odds are you’re consulting Google even before you get on…