Are Collagen Drinks and Supplements Worth It?

Every day, a patient asks if those expensive collagen drinks, powders, and supplements are worth trying for better skin. The answer is a resounding no! Despite the marketing claims and the fact that many celebrities swear by them, these collagen supplements are just not going to give you the results you’re hoping for. The good … Continue reading

March 19, 2019 Beauty

Vegans and Eczema: Is There a Link?

Vegan and vegetarian diets have become increasingly popular in recent years. While they can come along with a plethora of health benefits, there may be a link between plant-based diets and eczema and dry skin. More research needs to be done on the subject, but I have noticed in my Miami dermatology practice that many … Continue reading

March 15, 2019 Eczema/Dry Skin

How to Choose a Lip Filler

All fillers are not created equal. The right one for you will depend on a number of factors, such as your natural lip structure and shape and what you would like your lips to look like after fillers. Choose an experienced and reputable provider for your lip fillers, then use this guide to help you … Continue reading

March 4, 2019 Dermal Fillers

How Does Stress Cause Wrinkles?

Acute, or short-term stress is a normal part of our lives. However, chronic stress that persists on a regular basis can have a profound effect on our health and skin, including accelerated aging. In addition, there are a number of environmental stressors that are known to contribute to signs of skin aging, such as lines, … Continue reading

February 12, 2019 Skin Aging

Does Stress Cause “Sugar Face?”

Beauty bloggers and celebrity nutritionists have used the term “sugar face” to describe the many negative effects that sugar can have on your skin. However, eating cakes and cookies isn’t the only way to get a case of “sugar face.” Stress can also cause an upsurge of sugar in your bloodstream, which can show up … Continue reading

January 30, 2019 Skincare