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A Cure for Acne?

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

For patients suffering from severe acne inflammation, the solution to this age-old struggle might soon be as simple and quick as a single vaccination!

How would it work? Bacteria on the skin secretes a specific toxin that causes acne inflammation. Recent research suggests, however, that a vaccine leveraging a certain antibody can help neutralize this inflammation, and it might just be the key to clearing skin. Learn more about this leading-edge research in our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty article.

My So-Called Broken Capillaries

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

They might appear on your cheeks, around your nose or even on your legs. Those bright red blood vessels that show through your skin, making your skin have an uneven red look. A lot of people think of them as broken capillaries. But are they, really? What causes them, how do you treat them and, most importantly, how do you prevent new ones from forming? You’ll find out the answer to all these questions in our selected Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

Because Crepey Skin is No Party

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Crepey skin… Its that thin, paper-like skin texture that seems looser or more crinkly than other skin. And if you’re in your 40s or older, you may already be noticing it on your arms, neck or thighs. But what causes it and how is it different from other skin? Our Weekly Dose of Beauty article tells you just that!

And now you’re wondering: what can you do to prevent or reduce your own crepey skin? Contact us for a personalized consultation!

Skincare Survival Tips for the Next Six Weeks of Winter

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Well, the groundhog saw his shadow yesterday and proclaimed six more weeks of winter. So here are some tips to take care of yourself during this long winter haul:

The Age-Old Truths About Crepey Skin

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Crepey skin… Unfortunately, to most people it’s not nearly as festive as the crepe paper it resembles. Ever wonder what causes it? Our selected Weekly Dose of Beauty article does just that, helping you identify crepey skin, its most common locations, and who’s most likely to develop it.

The Holiday Gift of… Skin Bumps?

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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Ah, the holiday season. It makes you think of snowflakes, fireplaces, cocoa and… skin bumps? Yes, some crazy skin conditions can pop up this time of year, so our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty is a quick guide to some common causes of those mysterious skin bumps.

Illuminating What Intense Pulsed Light Can Do for Anti-Aging

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

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In our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out what IPL– Intense Pulsed Light– can do for skin discoloration, sun damage, rosacea, acne, broken capillaries and unwanted hair. Check out this enlightening article from New Beauty:

And for those interested, our practice does offer IPL treatments. Contact us today for your complimentary consultation.

Rosacea Awareness Month Highlights Today’s Treatments

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

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By Jennifer Derry, Clinical Esthetician

April is Rosacea Awareness Month. Rosacea is a chronic skin condition with symptoms ranging from minor skin redness to full facial flushing. It also can involve red acne flare-ups or cause skin deformities on the chin, nose, and eye areas. The National Rosacea Society estimates that rosacea impacts sixteen million people in the United States alone.

Unfortunately there is no cure for rosacea, but more options to treat the skin condition are now available. Depending on the severity of rosacea, your esthetician or dermatologist can chose the right treatment to help reduce your symptoms.

Light chemical peels can help mild cases of rosacea, by reducing redness and small areas of acne. If rosacea redness is accompanied by broken capillaries and facial veins, then an Intense Pulse Light Laser (IPL) or a Pulsed Dye Laser can help. Topical and oral medications can be used to reduce inflammation and make living with the condition easier.

For more information about rosacea visit The National Rosacea Society at www.Rosacea.org.