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New treatment for seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition that I see in my practice weekly. For most people it’s a nuisance that shows up as red, peeling skin around the nose, on the eyebrows and on the scalp. The most common treatment for the face is topical steroids. My concern with this treatment is that over […]

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Liposonix vs. CoolSculpting – Which is Better?

The latest innovation in body sculpting is Liposonix, which uses highly focused heat and ultrasound to destroy fat cells. The fat cells are then gradually and painlessly eliminated in the urine over the course of several months. My practice is now offering both Liposonix and CoolSculpting, which uses a different technology. Now that I’ve had […]

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“Does Thermage Hurt?”

“Does Thermage hurt?” The short answer: yes, which is why I prescribe painkillers to be taken before the procedure. Here is one patient’s account of the Thermage CPTtreatment she had done in my office: The first time around with Thermage CPT, when I did my whole face except for my eyes, I should have followed […]

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The Skin Infections Your Child Can Bring Back from Camp

Your child can come back from summer camp with more than just memories of campfires and swimming in the lake. Every summer I get frantic calls from parents whose children have picked up some form of skin infection. Here are the most common skin ailments that can be present at even the best-run camp: 1) […]

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My Favorite Sunscreens This Summer

I just came back from five days at the beach, most of them spent on the water with the full force of the sun beating down on me …. and I’m happy to say that thanks to two terrific new sunscreens, I didn’t get even the slightest hint of sunburn! I slathered my face with […]

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