Baldness smart skin dermatology

I am Going Bald

I am going through some major hair loss right now and each time I shower and brush my hair I feel like this lady below, seriously though! My baby is now almost four months old and I am currently going through a type of hair loss called Telogen Effluvium. I was hoping I would not…

Vitamin C for younger brighter skin

Should you rub that fruit on face?

No, don’t rub the fruit on your face.   I’ve seen several posts and articles about the benefits of certain foods and about applying them topically on your face to get the benefits of these ingredients. Why don’t I agree with this? I’ll tell you, and I’ll start with a metaphor I heard and really like…

Baby skin smart skin dermatology

Smoother than a Baby’s Bottom

We are all born with skin, the largest organ, and it plays many vital roles. Most importantly it serves as the physical barrier between the outside world and us. It provides protection against harmful UV rays; it prevents water loss, regulates body temperature, and plays a major role in sensory perception. Infant skin is different…

Vitamin C: For Younger, Brighter Skin

Vitamin C: For Younger, Brighter Skin

Vitamin C really can make your skin look younger and brighter. While vitamin C is most commonly thought of as a citrusy supplement that boosts the immune system, there are several more benefits to this vitamin.  When applied topically vitamin C is a powerful addition to an anti-aging skincare regimen. Vitamin C is an essential…

Kybella! Liposuction in a needle

Kybella! Liposuction in a needle

This is really cool stuff! It literally lends credibility to the title of this post, liposuction in a needle. The product is called Kybella (deoxycholic acid) and with it, a sharper jawline maybe just a few injections away. The FDA recently approved Kybella for treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe fat below the chin, known as…

Dermatomyositis

Skin Tightening ! ThermiTight

Over time the effects of gravity and aging slowly take their toll on us all. And for several reasons, certain areas on the face and body, unfortunately, start to droop and sag, and the skin loses its youthful rebound and tension. In short, life happens. Skin gets loose. And people want to keep it tight.…

lipomas smart skin dermatology

Do you have rosacea? Botox!

Yet another use for Botox: Rosacea is an extremely common and frequently frustrating skin condition. For all those that suffer from the redness and flushing that accompanies rosacea, also called erythematotelangiectatic rosacea, a novel and impressively effective therapy are again in the news, Botox. In a recent study published in Dermatologic Surgery. Intradermal injections of…

Lipomas

Taking care of your skin with topical retinoids

There are a few simple recommendations and practices that should be included in any basic skin care regimen.  Appropriate moisturization and exfoliation, protection from harmful UV radiation, and avoiding the significant damage caused by harsh toxins such as those found in cigarette smoke are a few such recommendations.  And certainly, in patients with lighter skin…