Face

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), also known as a photofacial, is a treatment that can correct a variety of benign skin conditions. IPL treatments use high-intensity pulses of...

Rosacea is a skin condition that typically develops in adults beginning in their thirties. Early symptoms include a tendency to blush frequently, soon followed by redness and...

More is always better right? Well not always, and certainly not when it comes to chins. The dreaded “double chin” is an issue that many people deal...

Waxing involves the use of cool or heated wax to remove unwanted hair by the root so that hair takes longer to grow back (four to eight...

A cheek lift, also called a mid-face lift, is a cosmetic procedure performed by plastic surgeons in which the soft tissues of the cheek are elevated and...

Dermal fillers can soften facial creases and wrinkles, plump up thin lips, and enhance shallow facial contours. This guide provides answers to the most common questions regarding...

We’d all like to present our best face to the world, but many of us don’t feel that this is possible without a little help. Some people...

Chin liposuction is a form of plastic surgery that is sometimes chosen instead of a full face lift. Like all plastic surgery, it is an elective procedure...

Retin-A, known by its generic name Tretinoin, has continued to prevail over the past 40 years as a safe and effective treatment for multiple skin conditions. It’s...

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that causes patches of skin to become darker than the rest of the body. Hyperpigmentation can occur anywhere on the body...

If you’re looking for a cosmetic treatment to improve skin appearance, microdermabrasion might be right for you. This non-invasive cosmetic treatment rejuvenates the skin by reducing/eliminating signs...

There may not be a fountain of youth, but there are a number of real-world anti-aging treatments that can help turn back time, leaving you feeling and...

As we age, our skin loses its elasticity from sun damage, decreased collagen production, and aging. It can leave skin looking saggy and lifeless. The face and...

Skin lightening helps reduce the appearance of dark spots – “hyperpigmentation” – on the skin. Sunspots, melasma, freckles, and acne scars are common examples of hyperpigmentation and...

Fraxel laser therapy is a resurfacing technique used to help with conditions such as scarring, wrinkles, and acne scars. Many people have to have several treatments before...

CO2 laser is a type of laser used in pulses or continuous beams to resurface the skin at a fairly deep level in order to remove blemishes...

The unkind effects of aging on the skin include loss of elasticity, sagging (due to laxity and gravity effects), roughened texture, discoloration, and loss of hydration, all...

Age spots are flat, brown, black, or gray spots on the skin. They vary in size and usually appear on the face, shoulders, arms and hands. Most...

Acne is a skin condition in which oil, dead skin cells and bacteria clog your pores, causing bumps and redness. Severe cases of acne can cause hundreds...

What people consider to be a “bad scar”- one that is very noticeable or disfiguring- forms when, for some reason, the skin cannot follow the normal blueprint...

Lounging under the sun may seem like a very relaxing way of soothing the mind and body but we rarely think about the damage the sun inflicts...

Latisse is a prescription medication used to help grow fuller, longer, darker eyelashes. The only FDA-approved drug for eyelash growth, Latisse was originally developed as a glaucoma...

Acne (properly referred to as acne vulgaris) is a common, nearly universal, skin condition that can have a significant mental, emotional, and social impact on affected individuals...

Are you looking to lift sagging facial skin but apprehensive about surgery? Consider Ultherapy, the only FDA-approved ultrasound treatment designed to tighten the skin of the neck,...

As you get older, you may begin to notice signs of skin damage that occurs naturally from aging. It is normal to accumulate damage over the years...

The nine months of pregnancy represent some of the most meaningful, beautiful months in a woman’s life. Nurturing the development of life into the world is a...

There are various processes that cause the unkind effects of aging on our facial skin. Among the most conspicuous of these aging processes is known as facial...

  What is Xeomin? Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) is an injectable medication used in non-surgical treatments of certain facial wrinkles associated with aging. (1) It contains botulinum toxin A...

What is Sculptra? Sculptra (also known as Sculptra Aesthetic) is a synthetic, biodegradable injectable dermal filler, used to treat signs of aging on facial skin. (1) The...

What is Restylane? Restylane is a line of hyaluronic acid (HA) – based dermal fillers used to correct the effects of aging on the face, neck, lips...

  What is Radiesse? Radiesse (formerly marketed as “Radiance”) is an injectable cosmetic filler designed to treat deep facial wrinkles, lines, or folds. It works by improving...

Prevelle Silk is an injectable dermal filler used to treat moderate to severe wrinkles and facial folds. This is one of the newer injectable soft tissue fillers...

What is Juvederm? Juvederm is a line of dermal fillers, based on the natural biological compound hyaluronic acid. Juvederm fillers are injected under the skin of the...

Hyaluronic acid fillers are a popular choice for reducing the facial lines and wrinkles that result from aging. Such fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, a substance...

Fat fillers are a popular way to plump up thin lips, hollow cheeks, and wrinkles. These procedures use the patient’s own excess fat which is removed from...

Dysport, also known by ‘Reloxin,’ is a cosmetic injection used to treat facial wrinkles.   Similar to Botox Cosmetic, it contains a diluted version of the botulinum toxin....

Collagen is a protein that forms the support structure of the skin. It is important for keeping the skin moisturized and elastic, but is naturally lost as...

Lips are one of the most sensuous body parts that society and modesty permit us to display. So it’s not surprising that many women wish they had...

Many people find that their neck shows signs of aging well before the rest of their face. Heredity and weight loss can also impact the appearance of...

Mentoplasty – sometimes referred to as “genioplasty” – is the surgical reshaping of the chin. This involves either augmenting the chin by adding an implant (augmentation mentoplasty)...

Are you unhappy with the current shape, size or appearance of your nose? If yes, you may be an ideal candidate for rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty may be performed...

Facelift surgery, also known as a rhytidectomy, is a type of plastic surgery that restores a youthful appearance to the face. During the procedure, excess skin and...

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that aims to restore and rejuvenate the skin surrounding the eyes. It can be performed on both the upper...