Melasma

Of all hyperpigmentation issues, melasma is one of the most persistent and difficult to treat. While many hyperpigmentation issues happen in the epidermis, melasma runs much deeper and is impacted by many other factors. Manifesting as clusters or islands of

Read More

FAQ’s

1) Will I Bruise? 2) What should I do BEFORE/AFTER Injections? 1) Will I bruise? To all the vascularly webbed faces out there seeking beautification with Botox and dermal fillers: You may bruise. (See photo) Even with the use of

Read More

Top Tweakment Trends

For someone who has had a front row seat in the beauty industry and cosmetic dermatology for decades now, there still are terms new to me that apparently have been circulating for a while – even though we may have

Read More

The Basics of Skin Rejuvenation

The subject of skin rejuvenation can be overwhelming. Breaking it down to the most common treatment categories hopefully provides a general understanding of the process. Of course, scheduling a consultation gives you a personal plan of action. These considerations should

Read More

Lip Tips

    Tips for Lips… Understanding how lip lines (perioral wrinkles, smoker’s lines) develop may help in preventing them. It also may help in successful maintenance of your post-treatment pucker – the rejuvenated, smooth, pillowy one.       The

Read More

Dear Aging Skin,

Dear Aging Skin, I finally have become wise to your ways. I now understand from where you are coming. Thank you for the lessons… There was a long period of time I didn’t use sunscreen, but I am using it

Read More

FAQ: MY NECK?!!

We probably should start with an apology to our necks for neglecting them for so long while shamelessly doting on our faces. Oh, our poor necks! Of course, our necks are sagging in their grief! Of course, we are desperate

Read More