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is-your-skincare-right-for-your-age

Lotions, Botox, Dysport, Fillers, Lasers, Skin Tightening…it’s great to have so many skincare options, but how do you know when it’s time to start using them? At what age should you start thinking of adding one (or more) of these to your routine? And, is it ever too late to try to fix something? Here are some good general guidelines: In Your 20’s: It is...

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a-dermatologists-tips-for-using-latisse

Latisse was originally discovered to be effective for growing eyelashes when eye doctors, who were using the drops to treat glaucoma, noticed that their patients were developing very long eyelashes. Thanks to their discovery, we now have a solution for sparse lashes – but is that solution right for you? Many of my patients and visitors to my website wonder the same thing. Here is how I answer...

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beware-cheaper-plastic-surgery-abroad

In search of a cosmetic surgery procedure that might be less costly than the going rate in the United States, a 43-year-old woman traveled to the Dominican Republic for a "tummy tuck." What she got, instead, were massive open sores and an antibiotic-resistant infection that ultimately left her with a deformed abdomen. And hers is a story far from unique. Medical experts say it should serve...

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can-you-get-rid-of-stretch-marks

If you have stretch marks, you probably wish they’d go away. These grooves or lines in your skin aren’t harmful to your health, but they aren’t great to look at, either. And even though they’ll never really go away, they might fade over time or with help from certain products and procedures. Why Do You Get Them? Stretch marks happen...

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breast-reduction-surgery

If you have disproportionately large breasts that are causing neck pain, back pain, or other physical symptoms, you may be considering breast reductionsurgery. Most women who get breast reduction are very satisfied with the results. Men with conditions such as gynecomastia (in which male breasts are abnormally enlarged) may also get breast reduction....

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