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The Art of Pimple Popping: Why People Love it, And How to Do it Right

In the never-boring world of dermatology, we deal with a lot of things some people consider “gross” — cysts that ooze, pimples that pop, skin…

Birthmarks: To Remove or Not to Remove?

Birthmarks are part of, well, birth! Nearly 80 percent of all people have some kind of birthmark. Some of these disappear with age, some appear…

Skin Care For All Seasons

“A time to build up, a time to break down,” heralds The Byrds in their 1965 hit, “Turn! Turn! Turn!” Those words, originally recorded in…

The Thick-Skinned Quotes We Call Upon Most

Many of us are collectors of compelling quotes. From time to time we like to share quotes that relate to our industry. Skin certainly means…

Can I Offer You a Mint? – Using Facts to Banish Embarrassment

Many of the potentially embarrassing misfortunes of the body can be pinned on the antics of an impossibly large army of tiny creatures living inside…

Stop Skin Self-Sabotage: 7 New Habits to Benefit Skin Health

It’s time to give another dose of special attention to creating new habits for your skin. In a previous post, we mentioned a few additional…

Astronauts Moisturize

If you live your life exclusively in the back woods and hang out with Paul Bunyan, then taking a heavy-duty bar of Lava or Mountain…

Sculptra: 5 Things to Know

Sculptra® Aesthetic is a remarkable new type of filler, FDA-approved to reverse your aesthetic concerns. Here are five things you should know about this treatment.…

How to Prevent Crow’s Feet

For as long as we can remember, people have worried about their appearance, even concerns as little as crow’s feet. Crow’s feet refer to the…

The 411 on Ultherapy

If you are starting to notice sagging skin on your face or neck but don’t want to undergo invasive plastic surgery procedures, The Dermatology Specialists…

Avoid Doing These Things if You Want Beautiful Skin

So, you think you are doing everything right to obtain clear, radiant skin but you are just not seeing results. This could be because you…

How to Fully Benefit from Tretinoin for Anti-Aging Treatment

Are you dealing with unwanted skin conditions such as acne or rosacea and have had no luck with treatment options? If this is this case,…

I have a vein under my eye that I would like treated.  Is facial sclerotherapy a possibility?

Blood vessels of the face are different than blood vessels anywhere else on the body because these veins can have deeper connections with critical veins…

I’ve read up on glycolic acid peel and salicylic acid peels – which one is the best?

Generally, low dose glycolic acid is very equivalent to salicylic acid peels. In our office, we tend to use a bit more glycolic acid at…

What is the best and quickest method to get rid of the hyperpigmentation?

The answer to your question depends, in large part, upon the type of laser that was used. However, generally, it's normal for redness, and sometimes…

I still have acne after using Accutane. Should I consider a second course?

There are a few things to consider when thinking about completing a second course of Accutane. Accutane is a form of isotretinoin and almost ten…

Can I use Retin-A over my scabs?

You should never use Retin-A over your scabs because it does not assist in the healing process. On the contrary, it can actually delay the…

What is the best skincare option for Rosacea?

There are many skincare products that can help care for your Rosacea. My first choice is First Aid Beauty’s Facial Cleanser. This is a non-soap…

What is the best way to get rid of facial brown spots?

There are a lot of ways for us to remove facial brown spots. The least invasive and inexpensive technique is a topical cream known as…

Would laser resurfacing work to clear hypopigmentation, or is there a better solution?

Hypopigmentation, or decreased pigment in a certain area, is really tough for us. If it's secondary to a condition like vitiligo, there are specific treatments…