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Even Hollywood’s most beautiful have to work at staying beautiful

On Sunday, during the Academy Awards, we saw many examples of cosmetic work on familiar, and not so familiar faces, the result of well done, and not-so-well-done work. New patients who come to my office often have the biggest misconceptions around injectables, such as fillers or Botox. They worry that they will look fake, or […]

April is Rosacea awareness month

Acne rosacea is an inflammatory disorder of the skin, commonly seen in adults with fair complexions. It is genetically-based and is caused by blood vessel ingrowth near the skin’s surface that can cause anything from mild facial flushing, to persistent redness, to more severe pimples and skin thickening. When these vessels dilate they cause flushing […]

Undoing the Damage

When I was young, I was very athletic and spent an extensive amount of time outdoors. I did not burn easily and therefore did very little to  protect my young skin.  “Skincare” in those days involved applying baby oil or “suntan” lotion, with a mandate to “work” at getting a tan.  In fact, a canoe […]